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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 193 194 199
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Google 57 44 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.60% 0.51% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 1.27% 1.04% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 27
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £302
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -0.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £177 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 7
Average hourly rate £21.00 £29.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.81% +68.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £20.48 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £35.00 £20.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £23.13 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-24.32% +32.14%
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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
4503 4218 4666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.21% 49.11% 49.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2357 2127 2040
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 286 246 306
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 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.84%

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 22 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 22 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 22 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 +18 13 £269 +11.97% 12
Kent - 11 £350 - 2
Hampshire -31 8 £330 -0.90% 12
Surrey +2 7 £425 +54.54% 9
Buckinghamshire -3 6 £281 -33.82% 1
Oxfordshire -13 5 - - 2
East Sussex -13 4 £375 +150.00% 3
Sussex - 2 £675 -
West Sussex - - - - 4
Middlesex - - - -
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 (30.14%) SQL
2 40 (27.40%) JSON
3 39 (26.71%) Internet
4 38 (26.03%) Java
5 37 (25.34%) Mobile App
6 35 (23.97%) Analytics
6 35 (23.97%) XML
7 33 (22.60%) Twitter
7 33 (22.60%) REST
8 32 (21.92%) Mobile Application Development
8 32 (21.92%) SOA
8 32 (21.92%) Google Analytics
9 31 (21.23%) OAuth
9 31 (21.23%) TDD
9 31 (21.23%) HTML
9 31 (21.23%) Facebook
10 29 (19.86%) Spring
10 29 (19.86%) Use Case
10 29 (19.86%) Rapid Prototyping
11 28 (19.18%) Marketing
12 24 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (14.38%) jQuery
13 21 (14.38%) JavaScript
14 19 (13.01%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 18 (12.33%) CSS
15 18 (12.33%) Digital Marketing
15 18 (12.33%) GWT
16 17 (11.64%) E-Commerce
16 17 (11.64%) Unity DI Container
17 16 (10.96%) Social Media

Google
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (8.22%) CMS
2 8 (5.48%) IBM Notes
3 5 (3.42%) TeamSite
4 4 (2.74%) Lotus Domino
4 4 (2.74%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.05%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (1.37%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.37%) Drupal
7 1 (0.68%) concrete5
7 1 (0.68%) Lync
7 1 (0.68%) Node.js
7 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.68%) WordPress
7 1 (0.68%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (2.74%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.37%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.37%) MS Office
2 2 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.68%) Open Workbench
3 1 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 32 (21.92%) Google Analytics
2 13 (8.90%) WebTrends
3 7 (4.79%) SiteCatalyst
4 4 (2.74%) Optimost
5 2 (1.37%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.68%) CA Clarity
6 1 (0.68%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.53%) Google Apps
2 10 (6.85%) Google App Engine
3 9 (6.16%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (5.48%) PaaS
5 6 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (4.11%) SaaS
6 5 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.74%) IaaS
8 2 (1.37%) Heroku
8 2 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (26.71%) Internet
2 5 (3.42%) Intranet
3 3 (2.05%) NGN
3 3 (2.05%) Network Security
4 2 (1.37%) VPN
4 2 (1.37%) WAN
5 1 (0.68%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.11%) Data Mining
2 5 (3.42%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.05%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.05%) SQLite
4 2 (1.37%) IDOL
4 2 (1.37%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.37%) Big Data
5 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (7.53%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.48%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.11%) Jasmine
4 5 (3.42%) Subversion
4 5 (3.42%) Eclipse
4 5 (3.42%) Ant
5 4 (2.74%) Gradle
6 3 (2.05%) DbUnit
6 3 (2.05%) Mockito
6 3 (2.05%) Maven
6 3 (2.05%) TestNG
7 2 (1.37%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.37%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.68%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.68%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.68%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.68%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.68%) Grunt
8 1 (0.68%) Bower
General
1 28 (19.18%) Marketing
2 14 (9.59%) Finance
3 13 (8.90%) Games
4 9 (6.16%) Retail
5 6 (4.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.74%) Billing
7 3 (2.05%) Back Office
7 3 (2.05%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.68%) Automotive
8 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.68%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 74 (50.68%) Developer
2 29 (19.86%) Mobile Developer
3 18 (12.33%) Analyst
3 18 (12.33%) Java Developer
4 16 (10.96%) Front-End Developer
5 15 (10.27%) Lead Developer
6 10 (6.85%) Architect
6 10 (6.85%) Web Developer
7 6 (4.11%) Enterprise Architect
8 5 (3.42%) Android Developer
8 5 (3.42%) Consultant
9 4 (2.74%) Web Analyst
10 3 (2.05%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (2.05%) Email Specialist
10 3 (2.05%) Search Engineer
10 3 (2.05%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (2.05%) Data Architect
10 3 (2.05%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.05%) Service Analyst
10 3 (2.05%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (27.40%) JSON
2 35 (23.97%) XML
3 33 (22.60%) REST
4 31 (21.23%) OAuth
4 31 (21.23%) HTML
5 29 (19.86%) Spring
6 21 (14.38%) jQuery
7 19 (13.01%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 18 (12.33%) CSS
8 18 (12.33%) GWT
9 17 (11.64%) Unity DI Container
10 14 (9.59%) Hibernate
11 12 (8.22%) Google Maps API
12 11 (7.53%) Web Services
13 8 (5.48%) HTML5
14 6 (4.11%) J2EE
14 6 (4.11%) J2ME
14 6 (4.11%) Java ME
15 5 (3.42%) Ajax
15 5 (3.42%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (25.34%) Mobile App
2 16 (10.96%) Social Media
3 13 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.48%) EPoS
5 6 (4.11%) W3C
5 6 (4.11%) Visualisation
6 4 (2.74%) User Experience
7 3 (2.05%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.05%) Google Search Appliance
8 2 (1.37%) GIS
8 2 (1.37%) FMCG
8 2 (1.37%) Open Source
8 2 (1.37%) iPad
9 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.68%) Blog
9 1 (0.68%) iPhone
9 1 (0.68%) DTV
9 1 (0.68%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.22%) Windows
2 9 (6.16%) Linux
3 6 (4.11%) Android
4 5 (3.42%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.05%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.97%) Analytics
2 32 (21.92%) Mobile Application Development
2 32 (21.92%) SOA
3 31 (21.23%) TDD
4 29 (19.86%) Use Case
4 29 (19.86%) Rapid Prototyping
5 24 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (12.33%) Digital Marketing
7 17 (11.64%) E-Commerce
8 15 (10.27%) Web Analytics
8 15 (10.27%) Migration
9 12 (8.22%) Game Development
9 12 (8.22%) ITIL
10 11 (7.53%) Scrum
11 10 (6.85%) CRM
12 8 (5.48%) Data Modelling
12 8 (5.48%) Configuration Management
12 8 (5.48%) SEO
13 7 (4.79%) Project Management
14 6 (4.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 44 (30.14%) SQL
2 38 (26.03%) Java
3 21 (14.38%) JavaScript
4 10 (6.85%) Perl
5 9 (6.16%) Python
6 7 (4.79%) PHP
7 6 (4.11%) C#
7 6 (4.11%) C++
8 3 (2.05%) Golang
8 3 (2.05%) Groovy
8 3 (2.05%) VBA
9 2 (1.37%) Ruby
9 2 (1.37%) Google Apps Script
9 2 (1.37%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.68%) C
10 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (5.48%) Degree
2 6 (4.11%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.05%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.37%) PMP
4 2 (1.37%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.37%) VCDX
4 2 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.42%) WCAG
2 3 (2.05%) HL7
3 1 (0.68%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (22.60%) Twitter
2 31 (21.23%) Facebook
3 11 (7.53%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.48%) Lotus
5 7 (4.79%) Omniture
5 7 (4.79%) VMware
5 7 (4.79%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (4.11%) Hitwise
7 5 (3.42%) Interwoven
7 5 (3.42%) Adobe
8 4 (2.74%) Coremetrics
9 3 (2.05%) SmartFocus
9 3 (2.05%) ExactTarget
9 3 (2.05%) Atomikos
9 3 (2.05%) Oracle
10 2 (1.37%) SAP
10 2 (1.37%) Cisco
10 2 (1.37%) LANDesk
10 2 (1.37%) hybris
11 1 (0.68%) Demandware
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