The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 265 257 300
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +43
Contract jobs citing Google 394 366 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.72% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 1.58% 1.52% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 244 170
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £231 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £512 £696
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £285
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +14.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 17
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.13 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% -33.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £13.00 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £33.65 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £23.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.81% -33.92%
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25006 24082 26946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.78% 47.09% 46.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13870 13069 13651
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 1194 1397
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

Google
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Google within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England +11 376 £350 -6.66% 274
London -25 219 £375 - 141
South East +50 90 £313 -8.22% 34
City of London +6 45 £350 -9.67% 27
Berkshire +27 25 £180 -25.00% 3
West Midlands -7 20 £275 - 15
South West -22 20 £300 +9.09% 12
Kent - 20 £350 - 8
Tunbridge Wells - 20 £350 - 2
Hampshire -7 17 £375 +12.61% 7
Warwickshire +3 11 £325 -7.14% 2
Surrey +2 11 £363 -3.33% 7
East Midlands -10 11 £400 -5.88% 6
Northamptonshire -7 9 £400 - 3
Northampton -7 9 £400 - 3
Scotland -23 9 £394 +31.25% 6
Buckinghamshire - 8 £350 - 2
Maidenhead +1 7 £190 -20.83%
Basingstoke +12 6 £375 -
Bracknell +10 6 £165 -57.69%
East Sussex +5 6 £375 -
Wiltshire -3 6 £300 +4.34% 1
Glasgow -3 6 £413 - 2
East of England -31 6 - - 20
Yorkshire +7 5 £475 +11.76% 15
Swindon 0 5 £300 +20.00% 1
Hertfordshire -6 5 - - 6
Lewes - 5 - -
Reading +13 4 - - 2
West Yorkshire +11 4 £475 - 5

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 196 (27.15%) Analytics
2 190 (26.32%) Java
3 186 (25.76%) HTML
4 182 (25.21%) Google Analytics
5 148 (20.50%) JavaScript
6 138 (19.11%) CSS
7 133 (18.42%) SQL
8 123 (17.04%) XML
9 122 (16.90%) Android
10 115 (15.93%) TDD
11 104 (14.40%) JSON
12 102 (14.13%) Marketing
13 92 (12.74%) Android Development
14 91 (12.60%) Facebook
15 85 (11.77%) jQuery
16 84 (11.63%) Twitter
16 84 (11.63%) Mobile App
16 84 (11.63%) Spring
17 82 (11.36%) Windows
18 80 (11.08%) SEO
19 76 (10.53%) E-Commerce
20 72 (9.97%) SQL Server
20 72 (9.97%) Internet
20 72 (9.97%) CMS
21 71 (9.83%) MVC
21 71 (9.83%) Finance
21 71 (9.83%) HTML5
22 68 (9.42%) Git (software)
22 68 (9.42%) Google Apps
22 68 (9.42%) REST

Google
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 72 (9.97%) CMS
2 27 (3.74%) Tomcat
3 26 (3.60%) SharePoint
3 26 (3.60%) IIS
4 23 (3.19%) Umbraco
5 21 (2.91%) Node.js
6 18 (2.49%) Apache
6 18 (2.49%) SAS
7 16 (2.22%) IBM Notes
7 16 (2.22%) Apache ServiceMix
8 12 (1.66%) WordPress
9 11 (1.52%) Drupal
9 11 (1.52%) Lotus Domino
9 11 (1.52%) WebSphere
10 10 (1.39%) Jetty
11 9 (1.25%) MS Exchange
12 8 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (1.11%) nginx
13 7 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
13 7 (0.97%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 48 (6.65%) MS Excel
2 34 (4.71%) Photoshop
3 26 (3.60%) MS Office
4 16 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (1.80%) Adobe Illustrator
6 11 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (1.52%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.83%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.55%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.42%) InDesign
10 2 (0.28%) SPSS
11 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.14%) MS Project
11 1 (0.14%) Vectorworks
11 1 (0.14%) Blender
11 1 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.14%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.14%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 182 (25.21%) Google Analytics
2 25 (3.46%) SiteCatalyst
2 25 (3.46%) WebTrends
3 4 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.14%) Summit
6 1 (0.14%) CA Clarity
6 1 (0.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 68 (9.42%) Google Apps
2 38 (5.26%) Google App Engine
3 36 (4.99%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (2.77%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (1.52%) Office 365
8 10 (1.39%) SaaS
9 9 (1.25%) PaaS
9 9 (1.25%) Google Compute Engine
10 5 (0.69%) IaaS
11 2 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.28%) Heroku
12 1 (0.14%) GitHub
12 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 72 (9.97%) Internet
2 24 (3.32%) HTTP
3 13 (1.80%) FTP
4 12 (1.66%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.66%) SSL
5 11 (1.52%) DNS
5 11 (1.52%) Intranet
6 10 (1.39%) IPsec
6 10 (1.39%) DHCP
7 6 (0.83%) Kerberos
8 4 (0.55%) Firewall
8 4 (0.55%) SAN
8 4 (0.55%) Wireshark
8 4 (0.55%) tcpdump
9 3 (0.42%) WAN
9 3 (0.42%) LAN
10 2 (0.28%) SMS
10 2 (0.28%) VoIP
10 2 (0.28%) Broadband
10 2 (0.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (9.97%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.99%) MySQL
3 30 (4.16%) Relational Database
4 29 (4.02%) Big Data
5 28 (3.88%) Hadoop
6 24 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 22 (3.05%) Data Mining
8 17 (2.35%) NoSQL
9 15 (2.08%) DB2
10 13 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (1.80%) SQLite
10 13 (1.80%) MongoDB
11 10 (1.39%) IDOL
11 10 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (1.25%) Redis
12 9 (1.25%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.97%) Apache Hive
14 6 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (0.83%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 68 (9.42%) Git (software)
2 39 (5.40%) Subversion
3 37 (5.12%) JIRA
3 37 (5.12%) Jenkins
4 36 (4.99%) Maven
5 24 (3.32%) Mockito
6 23 (3.19%) TeamCity
7 20 (2.77%) Eclipse
8 19 (2.63%) Mercurial
9 16 (2.22%) DbUnit
9 16 (2.22%) TestNG
10 15 (2.08%) JUnit
10 15 (2.08%) Kiln
11 11 (1.52%) Visual Studio
11 11 (1.52%) Ant
12 10 (1.39%) GoogleTest
12 10 (1.39%) Jasmine
13 9 (1.25%) Bitbucket
14 8 (1.11%) Grunt
14 8 (1.11%) Dreamweaver
General
1 102 (14.13%) Marketing
2 71 (9.83%) Finance
3 43 (5.96%) Retail
4 32 (4.43%) Games
5 27 (3.74%) Advertising
6 24 (3.32%) Publishing
7 22 (3.05%) Banking
8 18 (2.49%) Pharmaceutical
9 14 (1.94%) Telecoms
10 10 (1.39%) German Language
11 8 (1.11%) Automotive
12 5 (0.69%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.69%) Billing
12 5 (0.69%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.55%) Electronics
13 4 (0.55%) French Language
14 3 (0.42%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.28%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.28%) Legal
16 1 (0.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 349 (48.34%) Developer
2 96 (13.30%) Analyst
3 88 (12.19%) Android Developer
4 64 (8.86%) Java Developer
5 49 (6.79%) Front-End Developer
6 40 (5.54%) Lead Developer
7 38 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 38 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
8 35 (4.85%) Web Developer
9 31 (4.29%) Architect
10 27 (3.74%) Consultant
11 21 (2.91%) Designer
12 19 (2.63%) Project Manager
13 17 (2.35%) Data Analyst
14 14 (1.94%) Support Analyst
15 13 (1.80%) Senior Android Developer
16 12 (1.66%) PHP Developer
17 11 (1.52%) Service Desk Analyst
17 11 (1.52%) Senior Java Developer
17 11 (1.52%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (25.76%) HTML
2 138 (19.11%) CSS
3 123 (17.04%) XML
4 104 (14.40%) JSON
5 85 (11.77%) jQuery
6 84 (11.63%) Spring
7 71 (9.83%) HTML5
8 68 (9.42%) REST
9 66 (9.14%) Web Services
10 50 (6.93%) GWT
11 48 (6.65%) Google Maps API
12 47 (6.51%) OAuth
13 45 (6.23%) .NET
14 42 (5.82%) Hibernate
15 40 (5.54%) CSS3
15 40 (5.54%) AngularJS
16 30 (4.16%) Android SDK
17 29 (4.02%) Ajax
18 24 (3.32%) ASP.NET
18 24 (3.32%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 84 (11.63%) Mobile App
2 46 (6.37%) Social Media
3 35 (4.85%) Open Source
4 21 (2.91%) Digital Media
5 17 (2.35%) W3C
5 17 (2.35%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.22%) Social Network
7 15 (2.08%) iPhone
8 14 (1.94%) iPad
9 13 (1.80%) Visualisation
9 13 (1.80%) Blackberry
10 10 (1.39%) GIS
11 9 (1.25%) Data Integration
12 6 (0.83%) EPoS
12 6 (0.83%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.83%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.69%) DTV
13 5 (0.69%) Blog
13 5 (0.69%) Copywriting
13 5 (0.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 122 (16.90%) Android
2 82 (11.36%) Windows
3 65 (9.00%) Apple iOS
4 50 (6.93%) Linux
5 29 (4.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (3.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (2.63%) Windows 7
8 14 (1.94%) UNIX
9 9 (1.25%) Windows XP
10 8 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.83%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (0.69%) CentOS
13 3 (0.42%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.28%) Solaris
14 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.28%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (27.15%) Analytics
2 115 (15.93%) TDD
3 92 (12.74%) Android Development
4 80 (11.08%) SEO
5 76 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 71 (9.83%) MVC
7 63 (8.73%) Scrum
8 59 (8.17%) Agile Software Development
9 53 (7.34%) Project Management
10 49 (6.79%) SOA
11 45 (6.23%) BDD
12 44 (6.09%) Continuous Integration
13 41 (5.68%) Digital Marketing
13 41 (5.68%) Mobile Application Development
14 40 (5.54%) Use Case
14 40 (5.54%) OO
15 39 (5.40%) Content Management
15 39 (5.40%) Responsive Web Design
16 38 (5.26%) Software Engineering
17 37 (5.12%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 190 (26.32%) Java
2 148 (20.50%) JavaScript
3 133 (18.42%) SQL
4 50 (6.93%) C#
5 40 (5.54%) Python
6 30 (4.16%) PHP
7 23 (3.19%) C++
8 16 (2.22%) Objective-C
8 16 (2.22%) Groovy
9 13 (1.80%) Ruby
9 13 (1.80%) Perl
10 7 (0.97%) PHP5
11 6 (0.83%) Lua
11 6 (0.83%) Google Apps Script
11 6 (0.83%) T-SQL
11 6 (0.83%) VB
12 5 (0.69%) VBA
12 5 (0.69%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.55%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.55%) C
Qualifications
1 63 (8.73%) Degree
2 14 (1.94%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.83%) MCP
5 4 (0.55%) MCSE
5 4 (0.55%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.55%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.28%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.28%) CNE
6 2 (0.28%) Novell Certification
6 2 (0.28%) PMP
7 1 (0.14%) MySQL Certification
7 1 (0.14%) VCDX
7 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.14%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.14%) MOS
7 1 (0.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.14%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.80%) WCAG
1 13 (1.80%) QA
2 5 (0.69%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.42%) SLA
3 3 (0.42%) HL7
4 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (4.16%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.11%) Xen
4 7 (0.97%) HDFS
5 6 (0.83%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.55%) XenServer
7 2 (0.28%) Shibboleth
7 2 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.28%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.14%) vSphere
8 1 (0.14%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.14%) NFS
8 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 17 (2.35%) Puppet
2 8 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.42%) SCCM
4 3 (0.42%) Hyperic
4 3 (0.42%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.42%) Ansible
5 2 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.28%) Oozie
5 2 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.14%) SCOM
6 1 (0.14%) Nagios
6 1 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.14%) WSUS
6 1 (0.14%) YUM
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 91 (12.60%) Facebook
2 84 (11.63%) Twitter
3 63 (8.73%) Microsoft
4 41 (5.68%) Oracle
5 36 (4.99%) Omniture
6 24 (3.32%) VMware
7 21 (2.91%) Tableau
8 20 (2.77%) Adobe
9 16 (2.22%) Lotus
9 16 (2.22%) Atomikos
10 15 (2.08%) Sitecore
10 15 (2.08%) Venda
11 12 (1.66%) Business Objects
12 11 (1.52%) Apple
13 9 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (1.25%) Citrix
14 8 (1.11%) Cisco
14 8 (1.11%) Red Hat
15 7 (0.97%) Vertica
16 6 (0.83%) Xamarin
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: Up to £30 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £0 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Maket rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Salt
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Comtecs
Rate: £125 - £150 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Harleston, Norfolk
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day direct - no agency margin.
Posted: 22 days ago
South West London
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day direct - no agency margin.
Posted: 22 days ago