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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 251 312 339
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +27
Contract jobs citing Google 472 306 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.83% 0.59% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 1.86% 1.27% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 182 149
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £247 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
- -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 15 8
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £14.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £31.00 £26.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £15.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+27.86% +17.30%

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
25444 24019 24999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.63% 46.23% 47.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14996 13651 12918
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1249 1189 1370
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.56 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.15 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.02% -5.40%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 24 November 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
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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
England +63 445 £350 -6.66% 269
London +46 258 £371 -3.57% 143
South East -1 72 £300 +9.09% 37
City of London +28 61 £335 -18.29% 39
South West -5 31 £375 - 15
North West +8 25 £275 -21.42% 33
East Midlands +20 22 £325 - 8
Hampshire -24 19 £350 +118.75% 10
Wiltshire -6 16 £260 - 3
East of England -13 16 £354 +4.04% 16
Northamptonshire +2 15 £313 - 1
Manchester -1 15 £268 -28.66% 18
Berkshire +5 14 £288 +36.90% 7
Buckinghamshire -3 13 £350 -17.64% 1
Scotland +4 12 £350 - 5
Northampton +2 11 £300 - 1
West Midlands -14 10 £375 +15.38% 2
Salisbury - 10 - -
East Sussex +1 9 £150 - 5
Southampton - 9 £425 - 2
Maidenhead +6 8 £275 - 1
Hertfordshire -4 8 £250 - 4
Surrey -6 8 £325 +18.18% 4
Glasgow - 8 £308 - 1
Brighton +1 7 £150 - 4
Bristol -7 7 £363 - 3
Kingston Upon Thames +4 6 £366 - 1
Yorkshire 0 6 £250 - 13
Somerset - 6 £550 - 3
Lancashire - 6 £515 - 4

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 240 (27.18%) Analytics
2 227 (25.71%) Google Analytics
3 226 (25.59%) Agile Software Development
4 213 (24.12%) Java
5 212 (24.01%) JavaScript
6 209 (23.67%) HTML
7 176 (19.93%) CSS
8 166 (18.80%) SQL
9 131 (14.84%) jQuery
10 127 (14.38%) Marketing
11 123 (13.93%) Windows
12 122 (13.82%) Android
13 118 (13.36%) JSON
14 113 (12.80%) TDD
15 110 (12.46%) XML
16 106 (12.00%) Google Apps
17 103 (11.66%) Linux
18 101 (11.44%) Git (software)
18 101 (11.44%) User Experience
19 94 (10.65%) Android Development
20 93 (10.53%) Web Services
21 92 (10.42%) Facebook
22 91 (10.31%) Google Maps API
23 90 (10.19%) Finance
24 87 (9.85%) Microsoft
25 86 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
26 84 (9.51%) HTML5
27 81 (9.17%) Twitter
27 81 (9.17%) Mobile App
28 79 (8.95%) Scrum

Google
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 74 (8.38%) CMS
2 53 (6.00%) Apache
3 40 (4.53%) Tomcat
4 31 (3.51%) Node.js
5 23 (2.60%) IBM Notes
5 23 (2.60%) WordPress
6 21 (2.38%) SharePoint
6 21 (2.38%) IIS
7 18 (2.04%) ArcGIS
7 18 (2.04%) SAS
8 15 (1.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 14 (1.59%) nginx
10 13 (1.47%) Jetty
10 13 (1.47%) MS Exchange
11 12 (1.36%) Lotus Domino
11 12 (1.36%) WebSphere
12 10 (1.13%) OpenStack
13 9 (1.02%) Lync
13 9 (1.02%) Drupal
14 8 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 57 (6.46%) MS Office
2 41 (4.64%) MS Excel
3 24 (2.72%) Photoshop
4 14 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (1.13%) SPSS
5 10 (1.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.79%) MS Project
7 6 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.57%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.45%) InDesign
10 1 (0.11%) Blender
10 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.11%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 227 (25.71%) Google Analytics
2 28 (3.17%) WebTrends
3 21 (2.38%) SiteCatalyst
4 6 (0.68%) Optimost
5 4 (0.45%) Magento
6 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.11%) CA Clarity
7 1 (0.11%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 106 (12.00%) Google Apps
2 45 (5.10%) Google Cloud Platform
3 33 (3.74%) Google App Engine
4 24 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
4 24 (2.72%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (1.25%) Office 365
7 10 (1.13%) PaaS
8 9 (1.02%) SaaS
8 9 (1.02%) Basecamp
9 5 (0.57%) Heroku
10 3 (0.34%) GitHub
10 3 (0.34%) IaaS
11 1 (0.11%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.11%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 71 (8.04%) Internet
2 44 (4.98%) HTTP
3 23 (2.60%) SSL
4 20 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
5 17 (1.93%) Intranet
6 16 (1.81%) Firewall
7 15 (1.70%) TCP/IP
8 14 (1.59%) VPN
9 13 (1.47%) FTP
10 12 (1.36%) DNS
10 12 (1.36%) DHCP
10 12 (1.36%) IPsec
11 10 (1.13%) SAN
11 10 (1.13%) LAN
11 10 (1.13%) WAN
12 7 (0.79%) S/MIME
12 7 (0.79%) Unified Communications
13 5 (0.57%) LDAP
14 4 (0.45%) Ethernet
15 3 (0.34%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (8.15%) MySQL
2 56 (6.34%) SQL Server
3 33 (3.74%) Relational Database
4 29 (3.28%) Big Data
5 21 (2.38%) MongoDB
6 20 (2.27%) NoSQL
7 18 (2.04%) Hadoop
8 17 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (1.93%) SQLite
9 13 (1.47%) Data Mining
10 11 (1.25%) DB2
11 9 (1.02%) RDBMS
11 9 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (0.91%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (0.68%) Redis
13 6 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (0.34%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 101 (11.44%) Git (software)
2 76 (8.61%) Subversion
3 44 (4.98%) Jenkins
4 36 (4.08%) JIRA
5 29 (3.28%) Eclipse
6 21 (2.38%) GoogleTest
7 19 (2.15%) Grunt
8 18 (2.04%) Jasmine
9 17 (1.93%) Visual Studio
10 16 (1.81%) Maven
11 15 (1.70%) Ant
12 14 (1.59%) Selenium
13 13 (1.47%) JUnit
14 12 (1.36%) TeamCity
15 10 (1.13%) Mockito
16 8 (0.91%) CppUnit
16 8 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
16 8 (0.91%) Mercurial
16 8 (0.91%) Trac
16 8 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
General
1 127 (14.38%) Marketing
2 90 (10.19%) Finance
3 36 (4.08%) Retail
4 32 (3.62%) Publishing
5 30 (3.40%) Banking
6 29 (3.28%) Games
7 28 (3.17%) Telecoms
8 19 (2.15%) Automotive
9 16 (1.81%) Advertising
10 12 (1.36%) Electronics
11 7 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.79%) Billing
11 7 (0.79%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.68%) German Language
12 6 (0.68%) Back Office
13 5 (0.57%) Music Industry
14 4 (0.45%) French Language
15 3 (0.34%) Legal
15 3 (0.34%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 377 (42.70%) Developer
2 156 (17.67%) Analyst
3 89 (10.08%) Android Developer
4 57 (6.46%) Front-End Developer
5 53 (6.00%) Java Developer
6 40 (4.53%) Web Developer
7 36 (4.08%) Senior Developer
8 32 (3.62%) Mobile Developer
9 30 (3.40%) Web Analyst
9 30 (3.40%) Service Desk Analyst
9 30 (3.40%) Service Analyst
10 29 (3.28%) Lead Developer
11 28 (3.17%) Software Engineer
12 27 (3.06%) Architect
13 26 (2.94%) Data Analyst
14 23 (2.60%) Consultant
15 21 (2.38%) Tester
15 21 (2.38%) Administrator
16 20 (2.27%) PHP Developer
17 19 (2.15%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (23.67%) HTML
2 176 (19.93%) CSS
3 131 (14.84%) jQuery
4 118 (13.36%) JSON
5 110 (12.46%) XML
6 93 (10.53%) Web Services
7 91 (10.31%) Google Maps API
8 84 (9.51%) HTML5
9 78 (8.83%) REST
10 66 (7.47%) .NET
11 64 (7.25%) Spring
12 60 (6.80%) CSS3
13 57 (6.46%) Ajax
14 53 (6.00%) RESTful
15 44 (4.98%) AngularJS
16 41 (4.64%) GWT
17 39 (4.42%) J2EE
18 35 (3.96%) Android SDK
19 33 (3.74%) SOAP
20 31 (3.51%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 101 (11.44%) User Experience
2 86 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (9.17%) Mobile App
4 61 (6.91%) Social Media
5 39 (4.42%) Open Source
6 23 (2.60%) Computer Science
7 22 (2.49%) Digital Media
8 21 (2.38%) W3C
9 17 (1.93%) Data Integration
10 16 (1.81%) Visualisation
10 16 (1.81%) Data Structures
10 16 (1.81%) Blackberry
10 16 (1.81%) Statistics
11 14 (1.59%) Management Information System
12 13 (1.47%) GIS
12 13 (1.47%) iPhone
13 10 (1.13%) iPad
13 10 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (1.02%) PKI
14 9 (1.02%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 123 (13.93%) Windows
2 122 (13.82%) Android
3 103 (11.66%) Linux
4 72 (8.15%) Apple iOS
5 25 (2.83%) Windows 7
6 21 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (1.81%) Mac OS
9 13 (1.47%) UNIX
10 12 (1.36%) CentOS
11 10 (1.13%) Windows XP
11 10 (1.13%) Windows 8
12 9 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.68%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.57%) Windows Phone
15 4 (0.45%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.34%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.23%) Debian
18 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (27.18%) Analytics
2 226 (25.59%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (12.80%) TDD
4 94 (10.65%) Android Development
5 79 (8.95%) Scrum
6 78 (8.83%) E-Commerce
7 67 (7.59%) Web Development
8 62 (7.02%) OO
9 60 (6.80%) Project Management
10 57 (6.46%) MVC
11 53 (6.00%) Migration
12 51 (5.78%) SEO
12 51 (5.78%) Content Management
13 49 (5.55%) Web Analytics
14 47 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
14 47 (5.32%) Responsive Web Design
15 45 (5.10%) Digital Marketing
16 40 (4.53%) Unit Testing
16 40 (4.53%) Software Engineering
17 39 (4.42%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 213 (24.12%) Java
2 212 (24.01%) JavaScript
3 166 (18.80%) SQL
4 62 (7.02%) Python
5 51 (5.78%) C#
6 48 (5.44%) PHP
7 33 (3.74%) C++
8 21 (2.38%) C
9 15 (1.70%) Ruby
9 15 (1.70%) Perl
10 12 (1.36%) Objective-C
11 10 (1.13%) PowerShell
12 9 (1.02%) T-SQL
13 8 (0.91%) VBA
13 8 (0.91%) Golang
14 7 (0.79%) R
14 7 (0.79%) PHP5
15 6 (0.68%) Scala
15 6 (0.68%) Google Apps Script
15 6 (0.68%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 72 (8.15%) Degree
2 48 (5.44%) Security Cleared
3 30 (3.40%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.91%) MCP
5 6 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (0.45%) BC Cleared
6 4 (0.45%) MOS
6 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.23%) CNE
7 2 (0.23%) Novell Certification
7 2 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.23%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.23%) VCDX
7 2 (0.23%) MCSE
8 1 (0.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.11%) PMP
8 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.70%) QA
2 7 (0.79%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.68%) WCAG
4 3 (0.34%) SLA
5 2 (0.23%) WAI
6 1 (0.11%) HL7
6 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.11%) JTAG
System Software
1 37 (4.19%) Active Directory
2 30 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.13%) Xen
4 7 (0.79%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.57%) vCloud
5 5 (0.57%) Docker
6 4 (0.45%) XenServer
7 3 (0.34%) HDFS
7 3 (0.34%) XenApp
8 2 (0.23%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.23%) vSphere
9 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (2.04%) Puppet
2 14 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.36%) SCCM
3 12 (1.36%) Ansible
4 7 (0.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (0.34%) Hyperic
5 3 (0.34%) Salt
5 3 (0.34%) SCOM
6 2 (0.23%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.23%) Kibana
6 2 (0.23%) logstash
7 1 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.11%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (0.11%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.11%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 92 (10.42%) Facebook
2 87 (9.85%) Microsoft
3 81 (9.17%) Twitter
4 46 (5.21%) Omniture
5 45 (5.10%) Oracle
6 38 (4.30%) Adobe
7 34 (3.85%) VMware
8 23 (2.60%) Lotus
9 20 (2.27%) Tableau
10 18 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (1.70%) Apple
11 15 (1.70%) Cisco
12 14 (1.59%) ESRI
13 13 (1.47%) Red Hat
14 12 (1.36%) Citrix
14 12 (1.36%) Sitecore
14 12 (1.36%) Coremetrics
15 11 (1.25%) Sophos
16 10 (1.13%) IBM
16 10 (1.13%) Business Objects
West London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Rate: £40000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Advanced Resource Managers
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £520 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £21.58 per hour
Posted: 15 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Zetman
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £382.50 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Rate: £380-425/Day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £160 - £200 per day + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago