The table below looks at the statistics for Google App Engine skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google App Engine over the 3 months to 30 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google App Engine (GAE)
Rank 576 541 531
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -10
Contract jobs citing Google App Engine 7 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.025% 0.018%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.36% 1.01% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 3
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£550 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Cloud Services Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1918 1193 825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.76% 2.48% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1249 767 535
Average daily rate £438 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 24 19
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.62% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.63 £43.75 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

Google App Engine
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Google App Engine within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Google App Engine Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Google App Engine
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Google App Engine within the UK.

Google App Engine Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Google App Engine
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Google App Engine within the UK.

Google App Engine Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Google App Engine
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google App Engine within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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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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
England -23 7 £550 +46.66% 9
London -11 6 £550 +46.66% 5
Milton Keynes - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 3
City of London - - - - 2
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
East of England - - - - 4
Bristol - - - -

Google App Engine
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Google App Engine 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 App Engine.

1 28 (100.00%) Google
1 28 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 19 (67.86%) VMware
3 18 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (50.00%) DevOps
5 13 (46.43%) Puppet
5 13 (46.43%) Linux
6 12 (42.86%) HTTP
6 12 (42.86%) Java
6 12 (42.86%) Xen
6 12 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (42.86%) Jenkins
7 11 (39.29%) Open Source
7 11 (39.29%) Python
8 10 (35.71%) Tomcat
8 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
8 10 (35.71%) DNS
8 10 (35.71%) DHCP
8 10 (35.71%) FTP
8 10 (35.71%) Configuration Management
8 10 (35.71%) .NET
8 10 (35.71%) J2EE
8 10 (35.71%) WebSphere
8 10 (35.71%) IPsec
8 10 (35.71%) Jetty
8 10 (35.71%) nginx
9 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (28.57%) JavaScript

Google App Engine
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Google App Engine 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 App Engine. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (35.71%) Tomcat
1 10 (35.71%) WebSphere
1 10 (35.71%) Jetty
1 10 (35.71%) nginx
2 6 (21.43%) Apache
2 6 (21.43%) IIS
3 4 (14.29%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 28 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 14 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (21.43%) GitHub
3 6 (21.43%) Heroku
4 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (10.71%) PaaS
6 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) HTTP
2 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 10 (35.71%) DNS
2 10 (35.71%) DHCP
2 10 (35.71%) FTP
2 10 (35.71%) IPsec
3 8 (28.57%) SSL
4 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
2 5 (17.86%) MongoDB
2 5 (17.86%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (17.86%) Redis
2 5 (17.86%) RethinkDB
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) BigQuery
3 1 (3.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (14.29%) Subversion
4 2 (7.14%) Gradle
4 2 (7.14%) Ant
5 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.57%) Xcode
5 1 (3.57%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 2 (7.14%) German Language
1 2 (7.14%) Italian Language
1 2 (7.14%) Turkish Language
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 2 (7.14%) Law
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Publishing
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 3 (10.71%) Android Developer
3 2 (7.14%) DevOps Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Cloud Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Lead Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Junior
3 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Applications Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Junior Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Writer
4 1 (3.57%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Head of Operations
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) .NET
1 10 (35.71%) J2EE
2 8 (28.57%) Servlets
3 5 (17.86%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (17.86%) CSS
3 5 (17.86%) SOAP
3 5 (17.86%) Web Services
3 5 (17.86%) HTML
3 5 (17.86%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (17.86%) ZeroMQ
4 4 (14.29%) Django
5 3 (10.71%) jQuery
5 3 (10.71%) RESTful
6 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 2 (7.14%) Backbone.js
7 1 (3.57%) JSON
7 1 (3.57%) iOS SDK
7 1 (3.57%) CSS3
7 1 (3.57%) PhoneGap
7 1 (3.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Open Source
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Android
3 2 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) DevOps
2 12 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (35.71%) Configuration Management
4 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (21.43%) Unit Testing
5 6 (21.43%) Automated Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Functional Programming
7 3 (10.71%) Android Development
8 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
9 1 (3.57%) ERP
9 1 (3.57%) MVC
9 1 (3.57%) TDD
9 1 (3.57%) Web Design
9 1 (3.57%) Web Development
9 1 (3.57%) BDD
9 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) Java
2 11 (39.29%) Python
3 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 7 (25.00%) SQL
5 5 (17.86%) Haskell
5 5 (17.86%) Erlang
5 5 (17.86%) Clojure
5 5 (17.86%) Golang
6 3 (10.71%) Ruby
7 2 (7.14%) C++
8 1 (3.57%) C#
8 1 (3.57%) Perl
8 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 18 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (42.86%) Xen
3 5 (17.86%) vSphere
3 5 (17.86%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (46.43%) Puppet
2 7 (25.00%) Ansible
3 6 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Google
2 19 (67.86%) VMware
3 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) DigitalOcean
4 3 (10.71%) Rackspace
5 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com