The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Google.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google
Rank 212 203 180
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -23
Contract jobs citing Google 42 41 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.44% 0.47% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 0.96% 0.99% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 27
Average daily rate
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£375 £386 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.84% +2.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £205 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.25 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.44% +47.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £17.75 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £35.00 £23.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £19.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+47.12% +5.40%
Google
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4396 4148 3582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.45% 47.63% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2302 2018 1677
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 242 310
Average hourly rate £17.75 £18.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.73% -3.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.93 £10.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.70 £41.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -7.40%

Google
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Google across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Google Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Google
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Google across the South East region.

Google Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Google
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Google across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Google Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Google
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Google across the South East region.

Google Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Google
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Google across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Google Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Google
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -11 11 £375 +3.44% 11
Surrey +6 10 £350 - 5
East Sussex - 10 £425 - 3
Hampshire -19 6 £388 -6.06% 11
Buckinghamshire -9 2 £350 +129.50% 1
West Sussex - 2 £255 -
Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 3
Oxfordshire - - - - 9
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Google also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Google.

1 60 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 54 (41.54%) HTML
3 49 (37.69%) CSS
4 46 (35.38%) jQuery
5 45 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (32.31%) Analytics
7 39 (30.00%) Marketing
8 38 (29.23%) Google Analytics
8 38 (29.23%) SQL
9 35 (26.92%) User Experience
10 33 (25.38%) Adobe
11 30 (23.08%) Web Services
12 28 (21.54%) .NET
13 27 (20.77%) ASP.NET
13 27 (20.77%) Ajax
14 26 (20.00%) XML
15 25 (19.23%) CMS
16 23 (17.69%) W3C
16 23 (17.69%) Content Management
17 21 (16.15%) Java
17 21 (16.15%) XHTML
17 21 (16.15%) Google Maps API
17 21 (16.15%) HTML5
18 20 (15.38%) JSON
18 20 (15.38%) Web Development
18 20 (15.38%) IIS
19 19 (14.62%) Intranet
19 19 (14.62%) Git (software)
20 18 (13.85%) Web 2.0
20 18 (13.85%) Omniture

Google
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Google also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Google. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (19.23%) CMS
2 20 (15.38%) IIS
3 8 (6.15%) Apache
4 5 (3.85%) Umbraco
4 5 (3.85%) Node.js
5 4 (3.08%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (3.08%) Zimbra
6 3 (2.31%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.54%) SAS
7 2 (1.54%) Lync
8 1 (0.77%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.77%) Facebook Platform
8 1 (0.77%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.77%) Drupal
8 1 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (13.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (3.85%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.85%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.31%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.31%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 38 (29.23%) Google Analytics
2 11 (8.46%) WebTrends
3 9 (6.92%) Optimost
4 1 (0.77%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.77%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.85%) Google App Engine
1 5 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (3.08%) PaaS
2 4 (3.08%) Heroku
2 4 (3.08%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.62%) Intranet
2 11 (8.46%) Internet
3 4 (3.08%) SAN
3 4 (3.08%) VPN
3 4 (3.08%) NAS
4 2 (1.54%) Network Security
4 2 (1.54%) NGN
5 1 (0.77%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (0.77%) MGCP
5 1 (0.77%) RTP
5 1 (0.77%) SS7
5 1 (0.77%) Megaco
5 1 (0.77%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (0.77%) DNS
5 1 (0.77%) SSL
5 1 (0.77%) IPv4
5 1 (0.77%) IPv6
5 1 (0.77%) VoIP
5 1 (0.77%) DHCP
5 1 (0.77%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.62%) SQLite
2 4 (3.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.77%) DB2
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.77%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (14.62%) Git (software)
2 17 (13.08%) Axure RP
2 17 (13.08%) Visual Studio
3 13 (10.00%) Subversion
4 10 (7.69%) Eclipse
5 9 (6.92%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.85%) Grunt
6 5 (3.85%) QUnit
7 4 (3.08%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (1.54%) NetBeans
8 2 (1.54%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.54%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (1.54%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.77%) Gradle
9 1 (0.77%) Ant
9 1 (0.77%) Firebug
9 1 (0.77%) Xcode
General
1 39 (30.00%) Marketing
2 16 (12.31%) Finance
3 15 (11.54%) Publishing
4 8 (6.15%) Banking
5 7 (5.38%) Retail
6 4 (3.08%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.31%) Games
8 2 (1.54%) Back Office
9 1 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.77%) Advertising
9 1 (0.77%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.77%) Billing
9 1 (0.77%) Local Government
9 1 (0.77%) French Language
9 1 (0.77%) German Language
9 1 (0.77%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.77%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.77%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.77%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 66 (50.77%) Developer
2 22 (16.92%) Analyst
3 18 (13.85%) CMS Developer
4 15 (11.54%) Front-End Developer
5 14 (10.77%) Web Analyst
6 12 (9.23%) Android Developer
7 9 (6.92%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (6.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (6.15%) Data Analyst
8 8 (6.15%) C# Developer
8 8 (6.15%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (5.38%) Consultant
9 7 (5.38%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (5.38%) .NET Developer
10 6 (4.62%) Web Manager
10 6 (4.62%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.85%) Project Manager
11 5 (3.85%) IT Support
12 4 (3.08%) Designer
12 4 (3.08%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (41.54%) HTML
2 49 (37.69%) CSS
3 46 (35.38%) jQuery
4 30 (23.08%) Web Services
5 28 (21.54%) .NET
6 27 (20.77%) ASP.NET
6 27 (20.77%) Ajax
7 26 (20.00%) XML
8 21 (16.15%) XHTML
8 21 (16.15%) Google Maps API
8 21 (16.15%) HTML5
9 20 (15.38%) JSON
10 18 (13.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 17 (13.08%) XSLT
11 17 (13.08%) XSD
12 16 (12.31%) RESTful
13 15 (11.54%) CSS3
14 13 (10.00%) Leaflet
15 8 (6.15%) AngularJS
15 8 (6.15%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 35 (26.92%) User Experience
2 23 (17.69%) W3C
3 18 (13.85%) Web 2.0
4 15 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (7.69%) Social Media
6 7 (5.38%) Google Search Appliance
7 6 (4.62%) Mobile App
8 5 (3.85%) Digital Media
9 3 (2.31%) Statistics
9 3 (2.31%) FMCG
10 2 (1.54%) EPoS
10 2 (1.54%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.54%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.77%) Copywriting
11 1 (0.77%) Blog
11 1 (0.77%) Social Network
11 1 (0.77%) iPhone
11 1 (0.77%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.77%) Video Editing
11 1 (0.77%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.54%) Linux
2 14 (10.77%) Android
3 9 (6.92%) Windows
4 6 (4.62%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.77%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.77%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.77%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (32.31%) Analytics
3 23 (17.69%) Content Management
4 20 (15.38%) Web Development
5 18 (13.85%) Rapid Prototyping
6 17 (13.08%) OOP
6 17 (13.08%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (11.54%) Web Analytics
8 14 (10.77%) OO
9 13 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 13 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
10 12 (9.23%) Responsive Web Design
10 12 (9.23%) Android Development
10 12 (9.23%) Project Management
11 11 (8.46%) Scrum
11 11 (8.46%) Unit Testing
12 9 (6.92%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (6.92%) Online Marketing
13 8 (6.15%) Multivariate Testing
13 8 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 60 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 38 (29.23%) SQL
3 21 (16.15%) Java
4 13 (10.00%) C#
5 7 (5.38%) Python
6 4 (3.08%) PHP
6 4 (3.08%) C++
7 2 (1.54%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.54%) R
7 2 (1.54%) Golang
8 1 (0.77%) C
8 1 (0.77%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.77%) VBA
8 1 (0.77%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (2.31%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.54%) VCP4
2 2 (1.54%) ISEB
2 2 (1.54%) Degree
2 2 (1.54%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.77%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.31%) WAI
2 2 (1.54%) HL7
3 1 (0.77%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.31%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.54%) SCCM
2 1 (0.77%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 33 (25.38%) Adobe
2 18 (13.85%) Omniture
3 17 (13.08%) Open Text
3 17 (13.08%) RedDot
4 9 (6.92%) Microsoft
5 8 (6.15%) Capita
5 8 (6.15%) HP
6 6 (4.62%) DoubleClick
6 6 (4.62%) Maxymiser
6 6 (4.62%) ClickTale
7 5 (3.85%) Facebook
7 5 (3.85%) Twitter
8 4 (3.08%) Sitecore
8 4 (3.08%) Coremetrics
9 3 (2.31%) IBM
9 3 (2.31%) Tealeaf
10 2 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.77%) Sophos
11 1 (0.77%) Toshiba
11 1 (0.77%) Cisco
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