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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google
Rank 184 193 190
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Google 71 40 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.77% 0.48% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 1.60% 1.03% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 16 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £361 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.04% +20.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £463 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 6
Average hourly rate £28.75 £35.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £21.18 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £35.00 £24.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+58.33% +2.85%
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
4438 3878 3747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.06% 46.13% 48.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2309 1925 1760
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 £225 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 228 323
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 26 January 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
East Sussex - 25 £200 - 6
Hampshire -21 14 £425 +17.72% 3
Surrey +5 10 £450 +44.00% 6
Buckinghamshire -9 8 £369 -12.72%
Berkshire -11 6 £300 +13.20% 11
Oxfordshire - 4 £408 - 6
West Sussex - 3 £260 -
Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 2
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 58 (43.28%) JavaScript
2 53 (39.55%) HTML
3 49 (36.57%) jQuery
4 47 (35.07%) CSS
5 46 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (32.09%) SQL
7 42 (31.34%) Analytics
8 36 (26.87%) Marketing
8 36 (26.87%) Google Analytics
9 32 (23.88%) Adobe
10 31 (23.13%) XML
11 30 (22.39%) Web Services
11 30 (22.39%) User Experience
12 29 (21.64%) JSON
12 29 (21.64%) Ajax
13 27 (20.15%) .NET
14 26 (19.40%) ASP.NET
15 25 (18.66%) CMS
16 23 (17.16%) Rapid Prototyping
17 22 (16.42%) Java
17 22 (16.42%) W3C
18 21 (15.67%) Content Management
18 21 (15.67%) Google Maps API
19 20 (14.93%) HTML5
19 20 (14.93%) Git (software)
19 20 (14.93%) XHTML
19 20 (14.93%) IIS
20 19 (14.18%) Business Intelligence
20 19 (14.18%) Web Development
21 18 (13.43%) Web 2.0

Google
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (18.66%) CMS
2 20 (14.93%) IIS
3 8 (5.97%) Apache
4 5 (3.73%) Umbraco
4 5 (3.73%) Node.js
5 4 (2.99%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (2.99%) Zimbra
6 2 (1.49%) SAS
7 1 (0.75%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.75%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (12.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (2.99%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.49%) MS Office
5 1 (0.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 36 (26.87%) Google Analytics
2 11 (8.21%) WebTrends
3 6 (4.48%) Optimost
4 1 (0.75%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.48%) Google App Engine
1 6 (4.48%) PaaS
1 6 (4.48%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.99%) Heroku
2 4 (2.99%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.49%) SaaS
3 2 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.43%) Intranet
1 18 (13.43%) Internet
2 4 (2.99%) VPN
2 4 (2.99%) SAN
2 4 (2.99%) NAS
3 3 (2.24%) NGN
3 3 (2.24%) Network Security
4 2 (1.49%) WAN
5 1 (0.75%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.22%) SQLite
2 3 (2.24%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.49%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.49%) Big Data
3 2 (1.49%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (14.93%) Git (software)
2 17 (12.69%) Axure RP
2 17 (12.69%) Visual Studio
3 13 (9.70%) Subversion
4 10 (7.46%) Eclipse
4 10 (7.46%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.73%) Grunt
5 5 (3.73%) QUnit
6 3 (2.24%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (1.49%) Ant
7 2 (1.49%) NetBeans
7 2 (1.49%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.49%) Gradle
7 2 (1.49%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (1.49%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.75%) Firebug
8 1 (0.75%) Xcode
General
1 36 (26.87%) Marketing
2 17 (12.69%) Finance
3 13 (9.70%) Publishing
4 8 (5.97%) Retail
5 7 (5.22%) Banking
6 6 (4.48%) Games
7 3 (2.24%) Back Office
7 3 (2.24%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.75%) Automotive
8 1 (0.75%) Advertising
8 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 71 (52.99%) Developer
2 22 (16.42%) Analyst
3 18 (13.43%) CMS Developer
3 18 (13.43%) Front-End Developer
4 15 (11.19%) Web Analyst
5 11 (8.21%) Android Developer
6 9 (6.72%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (5.97%) Mobile Developer
7 8 (5.97%) Architect
7 8 (5.97%) Data Analyst
8 7 (5.22%) .NET Developer
8 7 (5.22%) C# Developer
8 7 (5.22%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (5.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (5.22%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (4.48%) Web Manager
9 6 (4.48%) Enterprise Architect
9 6 (4.48%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.73%) Consultant
10 5 (3.73%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (39.55%) HTML
2 49 (36.57%) jQuery
3 47 (35.07%) CSS
4 31 (23.13%) XML
5 30 (22.39%) Web Services
6 29 (21.64%) Ajax
6 29 (21.64%) JSON
7 27 (20.15%) .NET
8 26 (19.40%) ASP.NET
9 21 (15.67%) Google Maps API
10 20 (14.93%) XHTML
10 20 (14.93%) HTML5
11 17 (12.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 17 (12.69%) XSD
11 17 (12.69%) XSLT
12 15 (11.19%) RESTful
12 15 (11.19%) CSS3
13 13 (9.70%) Leaflet
14 9 (6.72%) REST
15 8 (5.97%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.39%) User Experience
2 22 (16.42%) W3C
3 18 (13.43%) Web 2.0
4 12 (8.96%) Mobile App
4 12 (8.96%) Social Media
5 9 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (5.22%) Google Search Appliance
7 5 (3.73%) Digital Media
8 3 (2.24%) FMCG
9 2 (1.49%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.49%) Open Source
9 2 (1.49%) Statistics
9 2 (1.49%) EPoS
10 1 (0.75%) iPad
10 1 (0.75%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.75%) Blog
10 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.75%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.19%) Linux
2 13 (9.70%) Android
3 8 (5.97%) Windows
4 5 (3.73%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.73%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (31.34%) Analytics
3 23 (17.16%) Rapid Prototyping
4 21 (15.67%) Content Management
5 19 (14.18%) Web Development
5 19 (14.18%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (12.69%) OOP
7 16 (11.94%) Web Analytics
8 14 (10.45%) OO
8 14 (10.45%) E-Commerce
8 14 (10.45%) Project Management
9 12 (8.96%) Scrum
9 12 (8.96%) TDD
9 12 (8.96%) Unit Testing
10 11 (8.21%) Customer Engagement
10 11 (8.21%) Android Development
10 11 (8.21%) Responsive Web Design
11 10 (7.46%) Online Marketing
11 10 (7.46%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (6.72%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 58 (43.28%) JavaScript
2 43 (32.09%) SQL
3 22 (16.42%) Java
4 12 (8.96%) C#
5 8 (5.97%) Python
6 4 (2.99%) C++
7 3 (2.24%) PHP
7 3 (2.24%) VBA
7 3 (2.24%) Golang
8 2 (1.49%) R
9 1 (0.75%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (1.49%) ISEB
1 2 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (1.49%) Security Cleared
1 2 (1.49%) VCDX
2 1 (0.75%) Degree
2 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.24%) WAI
2 2 (1.49%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 32 (23.88%) Adobe
2 18 (13.43%) Omniture
3 17 (12.69%) Open Text
3 17 (12.69%) RedDot
4 10 (7.46%) Facebook
4 10 (7.46%) Twitter
5 8 (5.97%) Capita
6 6 (4.48%) Microsoft
6 6 (4.48%) DoubleClick
6 6 (4.48%) Maxymiser
6 6 (4.48%) ClickTale
7 5 (3.73%) HP
8 4 (2.99%) VMware
8 4 (2.99%) Coremetrics
8 4 (2.99%) Sitecore
9 3 (2.24%) ExactTarget
9 3 (2.24%) SmartFocus
9 3 (2.24%) IBM
10 2 (1.49%) Cisco
10 2 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
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