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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 187 186 205
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +19
Contract jobs citing Google 63 46 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.65% 0.54% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 1.38% 1.09% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 26
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £178 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Average hourly rate £21.00 £29.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.81% +73.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £20.48 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £35.00 £20.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.90 £23.13 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-26.91% +36.02%
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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
4577 4208 4592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.09% 48.95% 49.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2397 2125 1998
Average daily rate £360 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 290 247 302
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.16 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 +17 13 £269 +11.97% 12
Hampshire -19 12 £310 -6.90% 12
Buckinghamshire -1 9 £331 -22.05% 1
Kent - 9 £350 - 4
Surrey -7 8 £344 +25.00% 9
Oxfordshire -11 5 - -
East Sussex -9 4 £375 +150.00% 2
Sussex - 2 £675 -
West Sussex - - - - 2
Middlesex - - - -
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 44 (28.57%) SQL
2 43 (27.92%) JSON
3 42 (27.27%) Java
4 40 (25.97%) Internet
5 39 (25.32%) Analytics
6 37 (24.03%) Mobile App
7 36 (23.38%) HTML
7 36 (23.38%) Google Analytics
8 35 (22.73%) XML
9 34 (22.08%) TDD
10 33 (21.43%) REST
10 33 (21.43%) Twitter
11 32 (20.78%) Mobile Application Development
11 32 (20.78%) Marketing
11 32 (20.78%) SOA
12 31 (20.13%) OAuth
12 31 (20.13%) Facebook
13 29 (18.83%) Rapid Prototyping
13 29 (18.83%) Use Case
13 29 (18.83%) Spring
14 27 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
14 27 (17.53%) JavaScript
15 24 (15.58%) jQuery
16 21 (13.64%) CSS
17 19 (12.34%) Digital Marketing
17 19 (12.34%) Web Analytics
17 19 (12.34%) Unity (Game Engine)
18 18 (11.69%) GWT
18 18 (11.69%) Finance
19 17 (11.04%) E-Commerce

Google
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 12 (7.79%) CMS
2 8 (5.19%) IBM Notes
3 6 (3.90%) TeamSite
4 4 (2.60%) Lotus Domino
4 4 (2.60%) Node.js
4 4 (2.60%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.95%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (1.30%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.30%) Drupal
7 1 (0.65%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.65%) WordPress
7 1 (0.65%) Lync
7 1 (0.65%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.65%) concrete5
7 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (2.60%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.30%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.30%) MS Office
2 2 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.65%) Open Workbench
3 1 (0.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 36 (23.38%) Google Analytics
2 14 (9.09%) WebTrends
3 7 (4.55%) SiteCatalyst
4 4 (2.60%) Optimost
5 2 (1.30%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.65%) CA Clarity
6 1 (0.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.14%) Google Apps
2 10 (6.49%) Google App Engine
3 9 (5.84%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (5.19%) PaaS
5 6 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (3.90%) SaaS
6 5 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.60%) IaaS
8 2 (1.30%) Heroku
8 2 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (25.97%) Internet
2 6 (3.90%) Intranet
3 3 (1.95%) NGN
3 3 (1.95%) Network Security
4 2 (1.30%) VPN
4 2 (1.30%) WAN
5 1 (0.65%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.90%) Data Mining
2 5 (3.25%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.60%) SQLite
4 3 (1.95%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.30%) Big Data
5 2 (1.30%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.30%) IDOL
6 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (7.79%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.19%) Eclipse
2 8 (5.19%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.90%) Jasmine
4 5 (3.25%) Ant
4 5 (3.25%) Subversion
5 4 (2.60%) Gradle
5 4 (2.60%) Grunt
6 3 (1.95%) Maven
6 3 (1.95%) TestNG
6 3 (1.95%) DbUnit
6 3 (1.95%) Mockito
6 3 (1.95%) QUnit
7 2 (1.30%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.30%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.65%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.65%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.65%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.65%) JSUnit
General
1 32 (20.78%) Marketing
2 18 (11.69%) Finance
3 13 (8.44%) Games
4 9 (5.84%) Retail
5 6 (3.90%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.60%) Billing
6 4 (2.60%) Banking
7 3 (1.95%) Back Office
7 3 (1.95%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.65%) Electronics
8 1 (0.65%) Automotive
8 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 78 (50.65%) Developer
2 29 (18.83%) Mobile Developer
3 22 (14.29%) Analyst
4 18 (11.69%) Java Developer
5 16 (10.39%) Front-End Developer
6 15 (9.74%) Lead Developer
7 10 (6.49%) Web Developer
7 10 (6.49%) Architect
8 7 (4.55%) Web Analyst
9 6 (3.90%) Enterprise Architect
9 6 (3.90%) Android Developer
10 5 (3.25%) Consultant
10 5 (3.25%) Data Analyst
11 3 (1.95%) Migration Engineer
11 3 (1.95%) Service Desk Analyst
11 3 (1.95%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (1.95%) Data Architect
11 3 (1.95%) Senior Developer
11 3 (1.95%) Service Analyst
11 3 (1.95%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (27.92%) JSON
2 36 (23.38%) HTML
3 35 (22.73%) XML
4 33 (21.43%) REST
5 31 (20.13%) OAuth
6 29 (18.83%) Spring
7 24 (15.58%) jQuery
8 21 (13.64%) CSS
9 19 (12.34%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 18 (11.69%) GWT
11 17 (11.04%) Unity DI Container
12 15 (9.74%) Google Maps API
13 14 (9.09%) Hibernate
14 11 (7.14%) Web Services
15 9 (5.84%) HTML5
16 6 (3.90%) J2ME
16 6 (3.90%) J2EE
16 6 (3.90%) Java ME
17 5 (3.25%) Ajax
17 5 (3.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (24.03%) Mobile App
2 16 (10.39%) Social Media
3 14 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.19%) User Experience
4 8 (5.19%) EPoS
5 7 (4.55%) W3C
6 6 (3.90%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.95%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.95%) Google Search Appliance
8 2 (1.30%) Open Source
8 2 (1.30%) iPad
8 2 (1.30%) FMCG
8 2 (1.30%) GIS
9 1 (0.65%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.65%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.65%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.65%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.79%) Windows
2 9 (5.84%) Linux
3 7 (4.55%) Android
4 5 (3.25%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.95%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (25.32%) Analytics
2 34 (22.08%) TDD
3 32 (20.78%) SOA
3 32 (20.78%) Mobile Application Development
4 29 (18.83%) Rapid Prototyping
4 29 (18.83%) Use Case
5 27 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (12.34%) Web Analytics
6 19 (12.34%) Digital Marketing
7 17 (11.04%) E-Commerce
8 15 (9.74%) Migration
9 12 (7.79%) ITIL
9 12 (7.79%) Game Development
10 11 (7.14%) Scrum
11 10 (6.49%) CRM
11 10 (6.49%) Project Management
12 8 (5.19%) Data Modelling
12 8 (5.19%) Configuration Management
12 8 (5.19%) SEO
13 7 (4.55%) OO
Programming Languages
1 44 (28.57%) SQL
2 42 (27.27%) Java
3 27 (17.53%) JavaScript
4 10 (6.49%) Perl
5 9 (5.84%) Python
6 7 (4.55%) PHP
7 6 (3.90%) C#
7 6 (3.90%) C++
8 3 (1.95%) VBA
8 3 (1.95%) Groovy
8 3 (1.95%) Golang
9 2 (1.30%) Ruby
9 2 (1.30%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.30%) Google Apps Script
10 1 (0.65%) C
10 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (5.19%) Degree
2 6 (3.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.95%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.30%) PMP
4 2 (1.30%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.30%) VCDX
5 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.25%) WCAG
2 3 (1.95%) HL7
3 1 (0.65%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (21.43%) Twitter
2 31 (20.13%) Facebook
3 11 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.19%) Adobe
4 8 (5.19%) Lotus
4 8 (5.19%) Omniture
5 7 (4.55%) VMware
5 7 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (3.90%) Hitwise
7 5 (3.25%) Interwoven
8 4 (2.60%) Coremetrics
9 3 (1.95%) SmartFocus
9 3 (1.95%) Maxymiser
9 3 (1.95%) ClickTale
9 3 (1.95%) DoubleClick
9 3 (1.95%) Atomikos
9 3 (1.95%) ExactTarget
9 3 (1.95%) Oracle
10 2 (1.30%) SAP
10 2 (1.30%) Cisco
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