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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 307 256 348
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +92
Contract jobs citing Google 326 341 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.71% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 1.26% 1.52% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 205 135
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £181 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £344 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.27% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 16
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £10.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £37.80 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £16.53 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+10.40% +0.18%
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25818 22455 27837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.86% 47.05% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14474 11940 14191
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1103 1186 1344
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -78 315 £375 +7.14% 247
London -27 200 £375 +7.14% 128
South East -25 55 £400 +14.28% 26
City of London -23 33 £406 +16.07% 36
Berkshire -2 19 £363 -3.33% 4
South West -13 19 £425 +70.00% 12
Kent +16 13 £375 +36.36% 4
Hampshire +7 13 £463 +85.00% 4
East of England -18 13 £400 +33.33% 22
Tunbridge Wells - 12 £363 - 1
Yorkshire -15 11 £225 -47.05% 9
West Yorkshire - 10 £225 - 3
Leeds - 10 £225 - 1
Reading 0 9 £375 +111.26% 3
Aldershot - 8 £450 -
East Midlands -5 7 £260 - 6
Bedfordshire -11 6 £425 -
Bracknell +4 5 - -
Dorset -1 5 £538 +115.10% 4
Luton - 5 £425 -
Hertfordshire -5 4 £360 - 8
Buckinghamshire -16 4 £153 -7.57% 1
West Midlands -22 4 - - 10
Devon - 4 £425 -
Glasgow +10 3 £325 - 1
Cambridge +2 3 £400 +33.33% 6
Bournemouth -3 3 £330 +32.00% 1
Oxfordshire -6 3 £300 +81.81% 5
Scotland -8 3 £325 - 2
Cambridgeshire -10 3 £400 +33.33% 9

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 191 (31.41%) Analytics
2 180 (29.61%) HTML
3 161 (26.48%) Google Analytics
4 159 (26.15%) JavaScript
5 156 (25.66%) CSS
6 155 (25.49%) Java
7 148 (24.34%) Android
8 105 (17.27%) Android Development
9 94 (15.46%) jQuery
10 90 (14.80%) TDD
11 89 (14.64%) SQL
12 84 (13.82%) Windows
13 83 (13.65%) XML
13 83 (13.65%) JSON
13 83 (13.65%) Facebook
14 82 (13.49%) HTML5
14 82 (13.49%) Marketing
15 81 (13.32%) Apple iOS
16 75 (12.34%) Mobile App
17 73 (12.01%) E-Commerce
18 71 (11.68%) Scrum
19 70 (11.51%) SEO
19 70 (11.51%) CMS
19 70 (11.51%) Twitter
20 64 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
21 62 (10.20%) MVC
22 61 (10.03%) Git (software)
23 60 (9.87%) Social Media
24 59 (9.70%) C#
25 57 (9.38%) SQL Server

Google
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 70 (11.51%) CMS
2 39 (6.41%) Umbraco
3 20 (3.29%) SharePoint
3 20 (3.29%) IIS
4 18 (2.96%) Node.js
5 15 (2.47%) Apache ServiceMix
6 13 (2.14%) Apache
7 12 (1.97%) Tomcat
7 12 (1.97%) Drupal
8 9 (1.48%) Apache Pig
9 7 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (1.15%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.15%) MS Exchange
10 6 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (0.99%) WordPress
11 5 (0.82%) Jetty
11 5 (0.82%) Lotus Domino
12 4 (0.66%) Lync
12 4 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.66%) nginx
Applications
1 40 (6.58%) MS Excel
2 39 (6.41%) Photoshop
3 33 (5.43%) MS Office
4 16 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
5 13 (2.14%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (1.81%) MS Visio
7 10 (1.64%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.82%) InDesign
9 3 (0.49%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.49%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.33%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.16%) Vectorworks
11 1 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.16%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.16%) MS Project
11 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 161 (26.48%) Google Analytics
2 19 (3.13%) SiteCatalyst
3 11 (1.81%) WebTrends
4 4 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.49%) Summit
6 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (6.09%) Google Apps
2 32 (5.26%) Google App Engine
3 30 (4.93%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (1.64%) SaaS
7 8 (1.32%) Amazon S3
8 7 (1.15%) Office 365
9 6 (0.99%) Heroku
9 6 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (0.82%) GitHub
11 4 (0.66%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.49%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (0.33%) PaaS
14 1 (0.16%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.76%) Internet
2 21 (3.45%) HTTP
3 14 (2.30%) TCP/IP
4 13 (2.14%) DNS
5 12 (1.97%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (1.64%) DHCP
6 10 (1.64%) FTP
7 9 (1.48%) SSL
8 8 (1.32%) 3G
9 7 (1.15%) LAN
9 7 (1.15%) Intranet
10 6 (0.99%) IPsec
10 6 (0.99%) Kerberos
11 5 (0.82%) VoIP
12 4 (0.66%) Firewall
12 4 (0.66%) Wireshark
12 4 (0.66%) tcpdump
13 3 (0.49%) LTE
13 3 (0.49%) Network Security
13 3 (0.49%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 39 (6.41%) MySQL
3 31 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (3.78%) MongoDB
4 23 (3.78%) Relational Database
5 21 (3.45%) Big Data
6 20 (3.29%) NoSQL
7 16 (2.63%) Hadoop
8 12 (1.97%) SQLite
9 10 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (1.48%) Apache Hive
11 8 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (1.32%) IDOL
11 8 (1.32%) Data Mining
11 8 (1.32%) Redis
12 6 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.82%) HBase
13 5 (0.82%) DB2
14 4 (0.66%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.66%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 61 (10.03%) Git (software)
2 37 (6.09%) Mercurial
3 36 (5.92%) TeamCity
4 34 (5.59%) Maven
5 25 (4.11%) Mockito
6 23 (3.78%) Subversion
7 22 (3.62%) Jenkins
8 21 (3.45%) Eclipse
8 21 (3.45%) JIRA
9 15 (2.47%) TestNG
9 15 (2.47%) DbUnit
10 11 (1.81%) JUnit
11 9 (1.48%) PhoneGap
12 7 (1.15%) Grunt
12 7 (1.15%) Bower
12 7 (1.15%) Ant
13 6 (0.99%) Hudson
13 6 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (0.66%) jMock
15 3 (0.49%) MSTest
General
1 82 (13.49%) Marketing
2 40 (6.58%) Finance
3 38 (6.25%) Retail
4 35 (5.76%) Games
5 28 (4.61%) Advertising
6 21 (3.45%) Telecoms
7 16 (2.63%) Publishing
8 13 (2.14%) Banking
9 7 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.82%) German Language
11 4 (0.66%) Electronics
12 3 (0.49%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.49%) French Language
12 3 (0.49%) Automotive
13 2 (0.33%) Back Office
13 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.16%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 322 (52.96%) Developer
2 96 (15.79%) Android Developer
3 72 (11.84%) Analyst
4 46 (7.57%) Front-End Developer
5 33 (5.43%) Web Developer
5 33 (5.43%) Java Developer
6 32 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 25 (4.11%) Mobile Developer
8 20 (3.29%) Architect
9 19 (3.13%) Lead Developer
10 18 (2.96%) Consultant
11 17 (2.80%) Support Analyst
12 16 (2.63%) PHP Developer
12 16 (2.63%) Project Manager
12 16 (2.63%) Designer
13 14 (2.30%) Python Developer
13 14 (2.30%) Web Editor
14 13 (2.14%) iOS Developer
14 13 (2.14%) Content Editor
14 13 (2.14%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (29.61%) HTML
2 156 (25.66%) CSS
3 94 (15.46%) jQuery
4 83 (13.65%) XML
4 83 (13.65%) JSON
5 82 (13.49%) HTML5
6 50 (8.22%) Google Maps API
7 47 (7.73%) Web Services
8 44 (7.24%) CSS3
8 44 (7.24%) Spring
9 42 (6.91%) REST
10 41 (6.74%) XHTML
11 40 (6.58%) LESS
11 40 (6.58%) AngularJS
12 38 (6.25%) .NET
12 38 (6.25%) Android SDK
13 35 (5.76%) Ajax
14 31 (5.10%) GWT
15 28 (4.61%) Hibernate
16 27 (4.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 75 (12.34%) Mobile App
2 60 (9.87%) Social Media
3 19 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 19 (3.13%) Social Network
4 18 (2.96%) iPhone
4 18 (2.96%) Open Source
5 17 (2.80%) Digital Media
6 15 (2.47%) Client/Server
7 11 (1.81%) iPad
7 11 (1.81%) Blog
7 11 (1.81%) GIS
7 11 (1.81%) W3C
8 9 (1.48%) Augmented Reality
9 8 (1.32%) Blackberry
10 7 (1.15%) Visualisation
11 6 (0.99%) Statistics
11 6 (0.99%) New Media
12 5 (0.82%) FMCG
12 5 (0.82%) Wiki
12 5 (0.82%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 148 (24.34%) Android
2 84 (13.82%) Windows
3 81 (13.32%) Apple iOS
4 41 (6.74%) Linux
5 36 (5.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (5.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (2.63%) UNIX
8 15 (2.47%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.15%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.99%) Windows XP
10 6 (0.99%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.82%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.82%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.49%) BlackBerry OS
14 2 (0.33%) Solaris
14 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.16%) CentOS
15 1 (0.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (31.41%) Analytics
2 105 (17.27%) Android Development
3 90 (14.80%) TDD
4 73 (12.01%) E-Commerce
5 71 (11.68%) Scrum
6 70 (11.51%) SEO
7 64 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
8 62 (10.20%) MVC
9 47 (7.73%) OO
10 45 (7.40%) Continuous Integration
11 42 (6.91%) OOP
11 42 (6.91%) User Acceptance Testing
12 41 (6.74%) Project Management
13 40 (6.58%) Responsive Web Design
14 38 (6.25%) Web Development
15 36 (5.92%) Kanban
16 34 (5.59%) BDD
17 32 (5.26%) Content Management
18 31 (5.10%) Software Engineering
19 28 (4.61%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 159 (26.15%) JavaScript
2 155 (25.49%) Java
3 89 (14.64%) SQL
4 59 (9.70%) C#
5 44 (7.24%) Python
6 42 (6.91%) C++
7 36 (5.92%) PHP
8 25 (4.11%) Ruby
9 20 (3.29%) Objective-C
10 16 (2.63%) Golang
11 15 (2.47%) Groovy
12 12 (1.97%) C
13 8 (1.32%) Lua
14 7 (1.15%) PHP5
14 7 (1.15%) VB
15 6 (0.99%) VBA
16 5 (0.82%) XPath
17 4 (0.66%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.66%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 55 (9.05%) Degree
2 14 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (2.30%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.48%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.82%) MCP
4 5 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (0.49%) MCTS
5 3 (0.49%) MCSE
6 2 (0.33%) Novell Certification
6 2 (0.33%) HND
6 2 (0.33%) MCITP
6 2 (0.33%) ACDT
6 2 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.16%) HP APS
7 1 (0.16%) MySQL Certification
7 1 (0.16%) CCENT
7 1 (0.16%) CCAA
7 1 (0.16%) MOS
7 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.16%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.32%) QA
2 7 (1.15%) WCAG
3 3 (0.49%) HL7
3 3 (0.49%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.49%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (5.10%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.15%) Xen
4 4 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (0.66%) Shibboleth
4 4 (0.66%) XenApp
5 3 (0.49%) NFS
6 2 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.33%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.16%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.16%) vSphere
7 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.16%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 10 (1.64%) Puppet
2 9 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.66%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (0.49%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.33%) Oozie
6 1 (0.16%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.16%) SCCM
6 1 (0.16%) YUM
6 1 (0.16%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.16%) WSUS
6 1 (0.16%) Nagios
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 83 (13.65%) Facebook
2 70 (11.51%) Twitter
3 47 (7.73%) Microsoft
4 41 (6.74%) Adobe
5 36 (5.92%) Omniture
6 29 (4.77%) Venda
7 27 (4.44%) Oracle
8 26 (4.28%) Apple
9 17 (2.80%) VMware
10 15 (2.47%) Atomikos
11 13 (2.14%) Mapinfo
12 11 (1.81%) Yahoo!
13 10 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (1.64%) Business Objects
14 9 (1.48%) Tableau
14 9 (1.48%) HP
14 9 (1.48%) Citrix
14 9 (1.48%) IBM
15 8 (1.32%) SAP
15 8 (1.32%) Sitecore
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Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £320 - £340 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
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Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £280.00 - £1000.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
TELSTRA Associates
Rate: From £200 to £400 per day £250-350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
DP Connect
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Advantage Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: 300-400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Consol Partners
Posted: 3 days ago
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Austin Fraser
Rate: £320 - £370 per day + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £470 per day
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Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
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