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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google
Rank 217 194 167
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -27
Contract jobs citing Google 39 55 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.58% 0.80%
As % of the Vendors category 0.84% 1.22% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 24 43
Average daily rate
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£360 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £300 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.25 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.32% -1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £17.25 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £19.25 £22.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.85 £18.25 £17.52
% change year-on-year
+47.09% +4.19%
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
4621 4505 4160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.16% 47.63% 48.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2462 2261 2032
Average daily rate £377 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 261 333
Average hourly rate £18.53 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.25 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 April 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
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 April 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 -3 20 £375 +5.26% 2
Hampshire -18 5 £375 -18.91% 14
Surrey +2 4 £350 - 6
Buckinghamshire -1 3 £313 +104.91% 5
East Sussex - 3 £320 - 1
Oxfordshire -22 2 £400 +33.33% 9
Middlesex - 2 £450 -
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 59 (50.00%) HTML
1 59 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 53 (44.92%) CSS
3 48 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (36.44%) Analytics
5 42 (35.59%) jQuery
6 38 (32.20%) SQL
7 37 (31.36%) Google Analytics
8 35 (29.66%) User Experience
9 33 (27.97%) Web Services
10 32 (27.12%) .NET
10 32 (27.12%) Marketing
11 30 (25.42%) Adobe
12 29 (24.58%) CMS
13 28 (23.73%) ASP.NET
14 27 (22.88%) Ajax
15 26 (22.03%) Content Management
15 26 (22.03%) XML
16 25 (21.19%) HTML5
17 22 (18.64%) W3C
17 22 (18.64%) Intranet
17 22 (18.64%) Java
18 20 (16.95%) IIS
18 20 (16.95%) XHTML
19 19 (16.10%) CSS3
20 18 (15.25%) Rapid Prototyping
20 18 (15.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 18 (15.25%) Web 2.0
20 18 (15.25%) Web Development
21 17 (14.41%) Google Maps API

Google
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 29 (24.58%) CMS
2 20 (16.95%) IIS
3 9 (7.63%) Umbraco
4 8 (6.78%) Apache
5 6 (5.08%) Zimbra
5 6 (5.08%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (4.24%) WebSphere
6 5 (4.24%) Node.js
7 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.54%) SAS
7 3 (2.54%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.69%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.85%) Drupal
9 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.85%) Facebook Platform
9 1 (0.85%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (14.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 9 (7.63%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.39%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.85%) SPSS
5 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (6.78%) WebTrends
2 6 (5.08%) Optimost
3 1 (0.85%) Radian6
3 1 (0.85%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 37 (31.36%) Google Analytics
2 11 (9.32%) Adobe Analytics
3 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.69%) Google Apps
5 2 (1.69%) Heroku
5 2 (1.69%) PaaS
5 2 (1.69%) Google Checkout
5 2 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.85%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.64%) Intranet
2 10 (8.47%) Internet
3 4 (3.39%) NAS
3 4 (3.39%) SAN
4 3 (2.54%) VPN
5 1 (0.85%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (0.85%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (0.85%) MGCP
5 1 (0.85%) RTP
5 1 (0.85%) SS7
5 1 (0.85%) Megaco
5 1 (0.85%) DNS
5 1 (0.85%) VoIP
5 1 (0.85%) DHCP
5 1 (0.85%) FTP
5 1 (0.85%) HTTP
5 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.85%) SSL
5 1 (0.85%) IPv4
5 1 (0.85%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.39%) SQLite
3 3 (2.54%) DB2
4 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 17 (14.41%) Visual Studio
1 17 (14.41%) Axure RP
2 15 (12.71%) Git (software)
3 10 (8.47%) Eclipse
3 10 (8.47%) Subversion
4 8 (6.78%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.24%) Grunt
5 5 (4.24%) QUnit
6 3 (2.54%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (1.69%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.69%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.69%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.69%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.69%) TestComplete
7 2 (1.69%) Selenium
7 2 (1.69%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.85%) Firebug
8 1 (0.85%) Xcode
8 1 (0.85%) Android Studio
General
1 32 (27.12%) Marketing
2 16 (13.56%) Finance
3 15 (12.71%) Publishing
4 10 (8.47%) Retail
5 9 (7.63%) Banking
6 3 (2.54%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.54%) Games
7 2 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.85%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.85%) Billing
8 1 (0.85%) Local Government
8 1 (0.85%) French Language
8 1 (0.85%) German Language
8 1 (0.85%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.85%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.85%) Korean Language
8 1 (0.85%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 62 (52.54%) Developer
2 24 (20.34%) Analyst
3 18 (15.25%) CMS Developer
4 15 (12.71%) Web Analyst
5 14 (11.86%) Front-End Developer
6 9 (7.63%) JavaScript Developer
6 9 (7.63%) Android Developer
7 8 (6.78%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.78%) Consultant
7 8 (6.78%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (6.78%) Data Analyst
7 8 (6.78%) .NET Developer
8 7 (5.93%) C# Developer
8 7 (5.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (5.93%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (5.08%) Architect
9 6 (5.08%) Web Manager
9 6 (5.08%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (5.08%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (4.24%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (50.00%) HTML
2 53 (44.92%) CSS
3 42 (35.59%) jQuery
4 33 (27.97%) Web Services
5 32 (27.12%) .NET
6 28 (23.73%) ASP.NET
7 27 (22.88%) Ajax
8 26 (22.03%) XML
9 25 (21.19%) HTML5
10 20 (16.95%) XHTML
11 19 (16.10%) CSS3
12 18 (15.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 17 (14.41%) Google Maps API
13 17 (14.41%) XSLT
13 17 (14.41%) XSD
14 16 (13.56%) RESTful
14 16 (13.56%) JSON
15 13 (11.02%) Leaflet
16 7 (5.93%) JSP
16 7 (5.93%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (29.66%) User Experience
2 22 (18.64%) W3C
3 18 (15.25%) Web 2.0
4 13 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (6.78%) Social Media
6 7 (5.93%) Mobile App
7 6 (5.08%) Google Search Appliance
8 3 (2.54%) Statistics
8 3 (2.54%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.69%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.69%) EPoS
9 2 (1.69%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.69%) iSeries
9 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.85%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.85%) Video Editing
10 1 (0.85%) Copywriting
10 1 (0.85%) Social Network
10 1 (0.85%) iPhone
10 1 (0.85%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.41%) Linux
2 14 (11.86%) Android
3 9 (7.63%) Windows
4 7 (5.93%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.39%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.54%) UNIX
7 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (36.44%) Analytics
3 26 (22.03%) Content Management
4 18 (15.25%) Rapid Prototyping
4 18 (15.25%) Web Development
5 17 (14.41%) E-Commerce
5 17 (14.41%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (14.41%) OOP
6 16 (13.56%) OO
7 13 (11.02%) Customer Engagement
8 12 (10.17%) Unit Testing
8 12 (10.17%) Web Analytics
9 11 (9.32%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (9.32%) Android Development
10 10 (8.47%) Project Management
11 9 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (7.63%) Scrum
11 9 (7.63%) Multivariate Testing
12 8 (6.78%) Online Marketing
12 8 (6.78%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 59 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 38 (32.20%) SQL
3 22 (18.64%) Java
4 14 (11.86%) C#
5 3 (2.54%) Python
5 3 (2.54%) C++
6 2 (1.69%) R
6 2 (1.69%) C
7 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (2.54%) Degree
2 2 (1.69%) ISEB
3 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.69%) WAI
1 2 (1.69%) HL7
2 1 (0.85%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.69%) SCCM
2 1 (0.85%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.85%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 30 (25.42%) Adobe
2 17 (14.41%) OpenText
2 17 (14.41%) RedDot
3 15 (12.71%) Omniture
4 12 (10.17%) Microsoft
5 8 (6.78%) HP
5 8 (6.78%) Capita
6 6 (5.08%) Maxymiser
6 6 (5.08%) ClickTale
6 6 (5.08%) Sitecore
6 6 (5.08%) DoubleClick
7 5 (4.24%) IBM
7 5 (4.24%) Facebook
7 5 (4.24%) Twitter
8 4 (3.39%) Tealeaf
8 4 (3.39%) Coremetrics
9 2 (1.69%) PayPal
9 2 (1.69%) VMware
10 1 (0.85%) Endeca
10 1 (0.85%) Mapinfo
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