The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google
UK
Rank 209 267 243
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -24
Contract jobs citing Google 526 429 442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.17% 0.84% 0.89%
As % of the Vendors category 2.58% 1.95% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 283 284
Median daily rate £405 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £165 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £305
% change year-on-year
- +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 30
Median hourly rate £14.43 £17.75 £26.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.73% -33.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.00 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £22.32 £46.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.85 £15.85 £28.50
% change year-on-year
- -44.38%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20377 21963 22712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.44% 43.19% 45.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12494 12880 13340
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 765 881 1010
Median hourly rate £19.11 £22.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.08% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

Google
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Google as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Google Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Google
Daily Rate Trend

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

Google Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Google
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Google within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Google Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Google
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Google Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Google
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Google within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Google Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Google
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +61 499 £406 +8.33% 388
London +23 289 £450 +20.00% 148
South East +45 75 £370 -7.50% 36
West Midlands +17 29 £223 -25.83% 25
Yorkshire +19 28 £420 -11.62% 40
Leeds +26 26 £430 +18.62% 9
West Yorkshire +26 26 £430 -9.52% 18
North West +10 25 £508 +50.37% 59
City of London -19 23 £400 +37.93% 29
East of England +13 20 £313 -30.55% 16
West Sussex +18 19 £400 -4.47% 1
Kent - 17 £370 - 4
Scotland +28 16 £325 +85.71% 6
Berkshire +10 16 £180 +2.85% 6
Manchester +7 13 £538 +138.88% 34
South West +11 12 £300 -7.69% 17
Shropshire - 10 - - 3
Reading +17 9 - - 2
Essex +2 9 £338 -27.02% 2
Warwickshire +1 9 £115 +9.52% 7
Hampshire +14 8 £263 - 2
Merseyside +3 6 £515 +243.33% 1
Aberdeen - 6 £325 -
Wiltshire - 6 £275 - 6
Cheshire +26 5 £338 -17.68% 16
Warwick +2 5 £175 - 2
Oxfordshire -11 5 £425 +6.25% 9
North East -17 5 £460 +15.00% 7
Newcastle upon Tyne -20 5 £460 +15.00% 6
Tyne and Wear -22 5 £460 +15.00% 7

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Google also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Google.

1 364 (32.56%) Analytics
2 352 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
3 307 (27.46%) Google Analytics
4 253 (22.63%) HTML
5 243 (21.74%) Java
6 224 (20.04%) JavaScript
7 219 (19.59%) CSS
8 210 (18.78%) Amazon AWS
9 196 (17.53%) Marketing
10 194 (17.35%) Linux
10 194 (17.35%) Python
11 159 (14.22%) Google Cloud Platform
12 152 (13.60%) Windows
13 149 (13.33%) SQL
13 149 (13.33%) Git (software)
14 144 (12.88%) HTML5
14 144 (12.88%) Scrum
15 136 (12.16%) Jenkins
16 133 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
17 124 (11.09%) Microsoft Azure
18 123 (11.00%) DevOps
19 122 (10.91%) AngularJS
20 118 (10.55%) CSS3
20 118 (10.55%) Android
21 116 (10.38%) Finance
22 112 (10.02%) Microsoft
23 110 (9.84%) REST
23 110 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
23 110 (9.84%) User Experience
24 109 (9.75%) Web Services

Google
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 68 (6.08%) CMS
2 53 (4.74%) Apache
3 45 (4.03%) Confluence
4 40 (3.58%) nginx
5 38 (3.40%) Tomcat
6 31 (2.77%) OpenStack
7 29 (2.59%) Apache Spark
8 28 (2.50%) Drupal
9 27 (2.42%) SharePoint
10 26 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
11 21 (1.88%) IIS
12 18 (1.61%) WebSphere
13 16 (1.43%) Jetty
14 15 (1.34%) SAS
15 14 (1.25%) JBoss
15 14 (1.25%) Mongrel
16 13 (1.16%) WebLogic
17 12 (1.07%) MS Exchange
17 12 (1.07%) WordPress
18 9 (0.81%) Umbraco
Applications
1 78 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 51 (4.56%) MS Office
3 39 (3.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (1.88%) Photoshop
5 14 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (0.81%) OmniGraffle
7 7 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.54%) InDesign
8 6 (0.54%) SPSS
9 5 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.36%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.36%) SOLIDWORKS
10 4 (0.36%) Stata
11 3 (0.27%) MS Visio
12 2 (0.18%) MS Project
13 1 (0.089%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.089%) Edge Animate
13 1 (0.089%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 11 (0.98%) Adobe Campaign
2 9 (0.81%) WebTrends
3 8 (0.72%) Magento
3 8 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.54%) Sprinklr
6 4 (0.36%) Eloqua
7 3 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.18%) Radian6
8 2 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.18%) SessionCam
9 1 (0.089%) Eikon
9 1 (0.089%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.089%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 307 (27.46%) Google Analytics
2 210 (18.78%) Amazon AWS
3 159 (14.22%) Google Cloud Platform
4 124 (11.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 78 (6.98%) G Suite
6 49 (4.38%) GitHub
7 46 (4.11%) Google Play
8 44 (3.94%) Google Tag Manager
9 42 (3.76%) Google App Engine
9 42 (3.76%) PaaS
10 39 (3.49%) SaaS
11 37 (3.31%) Adobe Analytics
12 36 (3.22%) IaaS
13 30 (2.68%) Google Drive
14 23 (2.06%) Office 365
15 22 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
16 19 (1.70%) AdWords
16 19 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
17 13 (1.16%) OneDrive
17 13 (1.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 72 (6.44%) HTTP
2 45 (4.03%) Internet
3 41 (3.67%) TCP/IP
4 37 (3.31%) DNS
5 28 (2.50%) VoIP
6 25 (2.24%) DHCP
6 25 (2.24%) Firewall
7 23 (2.06%) SSL
8 21 (1.88%) Wi-Fi
9 19 (1.70%) FTP
9 19 (1.70%) Intranet
10 16 (1.43%) IPsec
11 15 (1.34%) LDAP
12 13 (1.16%) VPN
13 11 (0.98%) Skype
13 11 (0.98%) Wireshark
14 9 (0.81%) AMQP
15 6 (0.54%) Kerberos
15 6 (0.54%) Network Security
15 6 (0.54%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (4.74%) MySQL
2 50 (4.47%) Hadoop
3 47 (4.20%) SQL Server
4 45 (4.03%) Big Data
5 42 (3.76%) NoSQL
5 42 (3.76%) Relational Database
6 34 (3.04%) MongoDB
7 31 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
8 25 (2.24%) Redis
9 19 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (1.25%) Apache Hive
11 13 (1.16%) BigQuery
12 12 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (0.98%) Mixpanel
14 10 (0.89%) Cloudera CDH
14 10 (0.89%) Oracle Database
15 9 (0.81%) MS Access
16 8 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
16 8 (0.72%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 149 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 136 (12.16%) Jenkins
3 107 (9.57%) JIRA
4 51 (4.56%) JUnit
5 46 (4.11%) Subversion
6 42 (3.76%) Selenium
7 37 (3.31%) Maven
8 34 (3.04%) Cucumber
9 32 (2.86%) Bitbucket
10 28 (2.50%) Ant
11 20 (1.79%) Travis CI
12 19 (1.70%) Grunt
13 18 (1.61%) GitLab
13 18 (1.61%) Gradle
14 17 (1.52%) Axure RP
15 16 (1.43%) gulp
15 16 (1.43%) Karma Test Runner
16 15 (1.34%) Android Studio
16 15 (1.34%) Eclipse
16 15 (1.34%) IntelliJ
General
1 196 (17.53%) Marketing
2 116 (10.38%) Finance
3 55 (4.92%) Retail
4 49 (4.38%) Banking
5 32 (2.86%) Publishing
6 28 (2.50%) Telecoms
7 26 (2.33%) Investment Banking
8 19 (1.70%) Advertising
8 19 (1.70%) Legal
9 14 (1.25%) Games
10 12 (1.07%) Front Office
11 10 (0.89%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.72%) Electronics
13 7 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.54%) Back Office
14 6 (0.54%) Mandarin Language
14 6 (0.54%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.45%) Law
16 3 (0.27%) Automotive
16 3 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 387 (34.62%) Developer
2 162 (14.49%) Analyst
3 92 (8.23%) Architect
4 72 (6.44%) Java Developer
5 63 (5.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 43 (3.85%) Cloud Architect
7 42 (3.76%) DevOps Engineer
8 41 (3.67%) Android Developer
9 40 (3.58%) Business Analyst
10 36 (3.22%) Consultant
10 36 (3.22%) JavaScript Developer
11 35 (3.13%) Angular Developer
12 33 (2.95%) Web Manager
13 30 (2.68%) Project Manager
13 30 (2.68%) Senior Developer
14 29 (2.59%) UI Developer
15 28 (2.50%) Analytics Manager
15 28 (2.50%) C++ Developer
16 27 (2.42%) Digital Analyst
16 27 (2.42%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (22.63%) HTML
2 219 (19.59%) CSS
3 144 (12.88%) HTML5
4 122 (10.91%) AngularJS
5 118 (10.55%) CSS3
6 110 (9.84%) REST
7 109 (9.75%) Web Services
8 105 (9.39%) JSON
9 100 (8.94%) jQuery
10 97 (8.68%) Spring
11 77 (6.89%) RESTful
12 61 (5.46%) Ajax
13 58 (5.19%) .NET
13 58 (5.19%) Django
13 58 (5.19%) Guice
14 55 (4.92%) Node.js
15 52 (4.65%) Ruby on Rails
16 49 (4.38%) Spring MVC
17 46 (4.11%) XML
18 42 (3.76%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 110 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
1 110 (9.84%) User Experience
2 65 (5.81%) Visualisation
3 58 (5.19%) Mobile App
4 55 (4.92%) Social Media
5 30 (2.68%) Computer Science
6 25 (2.24%) Public Cloud
7 24 (2.15%) Digital Media
8 21 (1.88%) Statistics
9 19 (1.70%) Smartphone
10 18 (1.61%) Mathematics
10 18 (1.61%) Virtual Team
11 17 (1.52%) Private Cloud
12 16 (1.43%) Algorithms
13 14 (1.25%) Management Information System
14 12 (1.07%) Data Centre
14 12 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
14 12 (1.07%) Replication
15 11 (0.98%) Economics
16 10 (0.89%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 194 (17.35%) Linux
2 152 (13.60%) Windows
3 118 (10.55%) Android
4 66 (5.90%) Apple iOS
5 55 (4.92%) Unix
6 39 (3.49%) Windows 7
7 31 (2.77%) Ubuntu
8 29 (2.59%) Windows Server
9 28 (2.50%) Mac OS X
10 22 (1.97%) CentOS
11 18 (1.61%) Windows 10
12 16 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.81%) CoreOS
13 9 (0.81%) Mac OS
13 9 (0.81%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.63%) Debian
15 5 (0.45%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.27%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (32.56%) Analytics
2 352 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (12.88%) Scrum
4 133 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
5 123 (11.00%) DevOps
6 107 (9.57%) E-Commerce
7 96 (8.59%) Web Analytics
8 93 (8.32%) Open Source
9 78 (6.98%) Digital Marketing
10 77 (6.89%) Configuration Management
10 77 (6.89%) Web Development
11 76 (6.80%) SEO
12 74 (6.62%) MVC
13 73 (6.53%) Automated Testing
14 68 (6.08%) Front End Development
14 68 (6.08%) TDD
15 62 (5.55%) BDD
15 62 (5.55%) Responsive Web Design
16 60 (5.37%) Migration
16 60 (5.37%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 243 (21.74%) Java
2 224 (20.04%) JavaScript
3 194 (17.35%) Python
4 149 (13.33%) SQL
5 103 (9.21%) C#
6 99 (8.86%) Ruby
7 60 (5.37%) Scala
8 54 (4.83%) C++
9 47 (4.20%) Bash Shell
10 42 (3.76%) PHP
11 39 (3.49%) Perl
12 33 (2.95%) R
13 29 (2.59%) Go
14 23 (2.06%) Groovy
15 20 (1.79%) Objective-C
16 19 (1.70%) PowerShell
16 19 (1.70%) Shell Script
17 18 (1.61%) TypeScript
18 12 (1.07%) PL/SQL
18 12 (1.07%) XPath
Qualifications
1 84 (7.51%) Degree
2 55 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 32 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.25%) DV Cleared
5 9 (0.81%) PhD
6 8 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.63%) MBA
8 6 (0.54%) AWS Certification
8 6 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
8 6 (0.54%) DBS Check
9 5 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.45%) CISSP
9 5 (0.45%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.36%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 4 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.36%) MCSE
10 4 (0.36%) PMP
10 4 (0.36%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.40%) QA
2 14 (1.25%) SLA
3 10 (0.89%) Actionable Recommendations
3 10 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (0.81%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.45%) SDET
6 4 (0.36%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.18%) FedRAMP
7 2 (0.18%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.18%) HL7
8 1 (0.089%) GCP
8 1 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.089%) MiFID
8 1 (0.089%) MISRA
System Software
1 90 (8.05%) Active Directory
2 70 (6.26%) Docker
3 51 (4.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (1.97%) Xen
5 21 (1.88%) Hyper-V
6 17 (1.52%) vCloud
7 11 (0.98%) HDFS
8 10 (0.89%) VirtualBox
9 9 (0.81%) XenApp
9 9 (0.81%) XenDesktop
10 8 (0.72%) BitLocker
11 6 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.36%) vSphere
13 3 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 2 (0.18%) Gluster
14 2 (0.18%) GPFS
14 2 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.18%) NFS
14 2 (0.18%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 64 (5.72%) Puppet
2 56 (5.01%) Ansible
3 45 (4.03%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (3.04%) Kibana
5 22 (1.97%) Terraform
6 21 (1.88%) SCCM
7 20 (1.79%) Grafana
8 17 (1.52%) Kubernetes
8 17 (1.52%) Nagios
9 16 (1.43%) ZABBIX
10 13 (1.16%) logstash
11 12 (1.07%) Salt
12 8 (0.72%) Packer
12 8 (0.72%) WSUS
13 7 (0.63%) Graphite
13 7 (0.63%) Hadoop YARN
13 7 (0.63%) HAProxy
13 7 (0.63%) Uchiwa
14 6 (0.54%) Ambari
14 6 (0.54%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 112 (10.02%) Microsoft
2 96 (8.59%) Adobe
3 70 (6.26%) VMware
4 59 (5.28%) Apple
5 57 (5.10%) Tableau
6 46 (4.11%) Oracle
7 33 (2.95%) Facebook
7 33 (2.95%) Salesforce.com
8 29 (2.59%) Omniture
9 27 (2.42%) Red Hat
10 22 (1.97%) IBM
11 21 (1.88%) Citrix
11 21 (1.88%) SAP
12 19 (1.70%) DoubleClick
13 17 (1.52%) HP
14 16 (1.43%) Splunk
15 15 (1.34%) Cisco
15 15 (1.34%) Twitter
16 13 (1.16%) Symantec
16 13 (1.16%) Xamarin
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Clydebank, Dunbartonshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £11.36 per hour
Posted: 17 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £450 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £450 per day +
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Camborne
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Rate: £38000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Searchability
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day for 12 months
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Searchability
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £130 to £160 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £130 to £160 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Intelletec
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Searchability
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Worcestershire
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £200 - £245 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Central London / West End
The Change Partners Recruitment
Rate: From £43,000 to £47,000 per annum Pension, childcare vouchers, Christm
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £16 - £19500 per annum + iPhone, Gym Memebership, Bonuses
Posted: 6 days ago