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 1 July 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Google.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google
Rank 235 276 282
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +6
Contract jobs citing Google 519 390 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.93% 0.72% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 2.07% 1.61% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 249 198
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £176 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 22
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £23.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -30.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.25 £27.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.09 £16.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+44.32% -30.81%

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
25025 24195 23227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.72% 44.96% 47.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14656 13591 12365
Average daily rate £388 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1112 1036 1232
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.49 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -10.25%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 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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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 +26 499 £350 - 406
London +25 285 £400 +6.66% 128
South East -38 61 £363 +11.53% 55
City of London +12 56 £400 +18.51% 40
East of England +26 36 £425 +49.12% 32
East Midlands +9 24 £290 -14.07% 31
North West +2 24 £300 - 50
West Midlands +5 23 £250 -9.09% 34
South West +1 23 £420 +40.00% 33
Berkshire -3 21 £313 +64.47% 5
Yorkshire +4 20 £300 - 41
West Yorkshire -2 18 £300 - 23
Leeds -2 18 £288 - 13
Cambridgeshire +8 16 £425 +6.25% 13
Leicestershire +5 15 £283 +25.55% 2
Hampshire +3 15 £365 -18.88% 18
Bracknell +5 11 £400 +142.42%
Buckinghamshire +2 11 £334 -4.64% 9
Bristol - 10 £425 - 9
North East - 10 £300 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 9 £300 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £300 - 2
Milton Keynes +6 8 £250 - 7
Scotland +3 8 £275 -33.33% 9
Swindon +2 8 £350 +16.66% 1
Wiltshire -2 8 £350 +16.66% 3
Hertfordshire -9 8 £363 +107.14% 14
Manchester -4 7 £343 +24.54% 25
Cambridge -5 7 £313 -21.87% 10
West Bromwich - 7 £225 -

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

1 317 (35.54%) Analytics
2 251 (28.14%) JavaScript
2 251 (28.14%) Google Analytics
3 250 (28.03%) HTML
4 240 (26.91%) Java
5 236 (26.46%) Agile Software Development
6 195 (21.86%) CSS
7 146 (16.37%) Marketing
7 146 (16.37%) Android
8 137 (15.36%) Microsoft
9 132 (14.80%) Google Cloud Platform
10 128 (14.35%) Amazon AWS
11 122 (13.68%) User Experience
12 119 (13.34%) Windows
13 114 (12.78%) HTML5
14 113 (12.67%) Linux
15 109 (12.22%) .NET
16 102 (11.43%) SQL
16 102 (11.43%) E-Commerce
17 101 (11.32%) Adobe
18 100 (11.21%) Web Services
19 99 (11.10%) Scrum
20 98 (10.99%) SEO
21 93 (10.43%) Android Development
22 90 (10.09%) Google Apps
22 90 (10.09%) CMS
23 89 (9.98%) Mobile App
24 87 (9.75%) jQuery
25 86 (9.64%) Content Management
26 85 (9.53%) Analytical Skills

Google
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 90 (10.09%) CMS
2 60 (6.73%) Tomcat
3 56 (6.28%) Apache
4 47 (5.27%) nginx
5 43 (4.82%) WebSphere
6 39 (4.37%) IIS
7 31 (3.48%) SharePoint
8 30 (3.36%) WordPress
9 29 (3.25%) Jetty
10 25 (2.80%) Node.js
11 22 (2.47%) JBoss
12 21 (2.35%) Umbraco
13 19 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
14 17 (1.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 15 (1.68%) Mule ESB
15 15 (1.68%) WebLogic
16 14 (1.57%) MS Exchange
16 14 (1.57%) Oracle Workflow
17 13 (1.46%) Drupal
17 13 (1.46%) SAS
Applications
1 56 (6.28%) MS Excel
2 48 (5.38%) MS Office
3 36 (4.04%) Spreadsheet
4 33 (3.70%) Photoshop
5 21 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (1.57%) SPSS
7 12 (1.35%) MS Project
8 8 (0.90%) MS Visio
9 7 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.67%) Doxygen
11 5 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.34%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.22%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
14 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
14 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 43 (4.82%) WebTrends
2 10 (1.12%) Adobe Campaign
3 7 (0.78%) Optimost
4 4 (0.45%) Radian6
5 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.11%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 251 (28.14%) Google Analytics
2 132 (14.80%) Google Cloud Platform
3 128 (14.35%) Amazon AWS
4 90 (10.09%) Google Apps
5 62 (6.95%) Adobe Analytics
6 48 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 47 (5.27%) Google App Engine
8 42 (4.71%) Amazon EC2
9 29 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
10 23 (2.58%) Office 365
11 17 (1.91%) Google Drive
12 14 (1.57%) SaaS
13 9 (1.01%) PaaS
14 8 (0.90%) Google Compute Engine
15 5 (0.56%) Google Checkout
15 5 (0.56%) Heroku
16 4 (0.45%) GitHub
17 3 (0.34%) Engine Yard
17 3 (0.34%) Trello
17 3 (0.34%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (5.72%) Internet
2 45 (5.04%) HTTP
3 44 (4.93%) TCP/IP
4 40 (4.48%) DNS
5 31 (3.48%) DHCP
6 27 (3.03%) VPN
6 27 (3.03%) Firewall
7 26 (2.91%) FTP
7 26 (2.91%) SSL
8 25 (2.80%) IPsec
9 23 (2.58%) Intranet
10 13 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (1.46%) Reverse Proxy
11 12 (1.35%) Bluetooth
12 11 (1.23%) SMS
13 10 (1.12%) Wireless
13 10 (1.12%) SAN
13 10 (1.12%) DMZ
14 8 (0.90%) VoIP
14 8 (0.90%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (5.49%) MySQL
2 45 (5.04%) SQL Server
3 37 (4.15%) MongoDB
4 26 (2.91%) NoSQL
4 26 (2.91%) Oracle Database
5 24 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (2.24%) Redis
7 17 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (1.46%) Data Mining
9 13 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
9 13 (1.46%) Relational Database
10 12 (1.35%) Big Data
11 11 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
12 10 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (1.01%) SQLite
13 9 (1.01%) Hadoop
14 7 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 61 (6.84%) Jenkins
2 56 (6.28%) Git (software)
3 31 (3.48%) Subversion
4 20 (2.24%) Eclipse
5 19 (2.13%) JIRA
6 18 (2.02%) Selenium
7 17 (1.91%) Gerrit
7 17 (1.91%) Artifactory
8 15 (1.68%) SonarQube
8 15 (1.68%) Mercurial
8 15 (1.68%) Maven
9 14 (1.57%) Axure RP
9 14 (1.57%) Android Studio
10 13 (1.46%) Visual Studio
11 12 (1.35%) Cucumber
12 11 (1.23%) JUnit
12 11 (1.23%) TeamCity
13 10 (1.12%) Calabash
14 9 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (0.90%) Grunt
General
1 146 (16.37%) Marketing
2 82 (9.19%) Finance
3 42 (4.71%) Publishing
3 42 (4.71%) Retail
4 28 (3.14%) Banking
5 22 (2.47%) Advertising
6 16 (1.79%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.01%) Games
8 7 (0.78%) Legal
9 6 (0.67%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.56%) Multimedia
10 5 (0.56%) Italian Language
11 4 (0.45%) German Language
11 4 (0.45%) Automotive
11 4 (0.45%) Back Office
12 3 (0.34%) Billing
12 3 (0.34%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.22%) Local Government
13 2 (0.22%) Electronics
13 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 309 (34.64%) Developer
2 139 (15.58%) Analyst
3 78 (8.74%) Android Developer
4 44 (4.93%) Consultant
5 39 (4.37%) Java Developer
6 36 (4.04%) Web Developer
7 35 (3.92%) Project Manager
8 32 (3.59%) Web Analyst
9 30 (3.36%) Architect
9 30 (3.36%) Senior Developer
10 29 (3.25%) Support Analyst
11 27 (3.03%) Service Analyst
11 27 (3.03%) Service Desk Analyst
12 21 (2.35%) Front-End Developer
12 21 (2.35%) DevOps Engineer
13 20 (2.24%) Designer
14 19 (2.13%) Senior Android Developer
15 18 (2.02%) iOS Developer
15 18 (2.02%) Mobile Developer
15 18 (2.02%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (28.03%) HTML
2 195 (21.86%) CSS
3 114 (12.78%) HTML5
4 109 (12.22%) .NET
5 100 (11.21%) Web Services
6 87 (9.75%) jQuery
7 79 (8.86%) CSS3
8 67 (7.51%) JSON
9 66 (7.40%) XML
9 66 (7.40%) J2EE
10 46 (5.16%) AngularJS
11 42 (4.71%) Google Maps API
12 38 (4.26%) Android SDK
13 37 (4.15%) GWT
13 37 (4.15%) Spring
14 36 (4.04%) Ajax
15 34 (3.81%) ASP.NET
15 34 (3.81%) REST
16 32 (3.59%) LAMP
17 27 (3.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 122 (13.68%) User Experience
2 89 (9.98%) Mobile App
3 85 (9.53%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (6.05%) Social Media
5 45 (5.04%) Visualisation
6 43 (4.82%) Computer Science
7 20 (2.24%) Management Information System
8 18 (2.02%) Data Centre
9 17 (1.91%) Statistics
10 16 (1.79%) iPhone
11 15 (1.68%) GIS
12 14 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (1.35%) Digital Media
14 11 (1.23%) Algorithms
14 11 (1.23%) W3C
15 10 (1.12%) iPad
16 9 (1.01%) Data Structures
16 9 (1.01%) Mobile Payment
16 9 (1.01%) Blackberry
16 9 (1.01%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 146 (16.37%) Android
2 119 (13.34%) Windows
3 113 (12.67%) Linux
4 84 (9.42%) Apple iOS
5 28 (3.14%) Windows 7
6 22 (2.47%) UNIX
7 20 (2.24%) CentOS
8 19 (2.13%) Ubuntu
9 17 (1.91%) Mac OS X
10 13 (1.46%) Mac OS
11 10 (1.12%) Windows 8
11 10 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (0.78%) Windows XP
13 7 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.78%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.45%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.34%) Windows Phone 7
16 2 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (35.54%) Analytics
2 236 (26.46%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (11.43%) E-Commerce
4 99 (11.10%) Scrum
5 98 (10.99%) SEO
6 93 (10.43%) Android Development
7 86 (9.64%) Content Management
8 78 (8.74%) Continuous Integration
9 73 (8.18%) Web Analytics
10 72 (8.07%) OO
11 61 (6.84%) Project Management
12 59 (6.61%) TDD
13 53 (5.94%) ITIL
14 52 (5.83%) DevOps
15 46 (5.16%) Data Analysis
16 44 (4.93%) Open Source
17 43 (4.82%) Unit Testing
17 43 (4.82%) Migration
18 42 (4.71%) Configuration Management
18 42 (4.71%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 251 (28.14%) JavaScript
2 240 (26.91%) Java
3 102 (11.43%) SQL
4 66 (7.40%) Python
5 58 (6.50%) PHP
6 53 (5.94%) C#
7 40 (4.48%) Ruby
8 31 (3.48%) Perl
9 27 (3.03%) Bash Shell
10 26 (2.91%) C++
11 24 (2.69%) Objective-C
12 23 (2.58%) PL/SQL
13 19 (2.13%) C
14 15 (1.68%) R
15 13 (1.46%) VBScript
16 12 (1.35%) PowerShell
17 11 (1.23%) VB.NET
18 9 (1.01%) T-SQL
19 8 (0.90%) Scala
20 6 (0.67%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 78 (8.74%) Degree
2 62 (6.95%) Security Cleared
3 40 (4.48%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (1.23%) MCSE
6 9 (1.01%) CTC Cleared
7 8 (0.90%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.67%) MCP
9 5 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.45%) CCNA
10 4 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.34%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.34%) PMP
11 3 (0.34%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.22%) ISEB
13 1 (0.11%) MCSD
13 1 (0.11%) CISSP
13 1 (0.11%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.69%) QA
2 19 (2.13%) SLA
3 2 (0.22%) HL7
4 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.11%) WAI
System Software
1 45 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (4.60%) Active Directory
3 24 (2.69%) Docker
4 21 (2.35%) vCloud
5 20 (2.24%) Xen
6 9 (1.01%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.90%) XenApp
7 8 (0.90%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.45%) iptables
9 3 (0.34%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.22%) vSphere
10 2 (0.22%) LXC
11 1 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.11%) QEMU
11 1 (0.11%) KVM
11 1 (0.11%) HDFS
11 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 50 (5.61%) Puppet
2 47 (5.27%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (2.80%) Ansible
4 19 (2.13%) HAProxy
5 18 (2.02%) Salt
6 16 (1.79%) SCCM
7 15 (1.68%) Rundeck
8 14 (1.57%) ZABBIX
8 14 (1.57%) Kibana
8 14 (1.57%) logstash
9 9 (1.01%) Vagrant
10 7 (0.78%) Plesk
11 4 (0.45%) SCOM
12 3 (0.34%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.34%) Pacemaker
13 2 (0.22%) OpenView
14 1 (0.11%) TeamSite
14 1 (0.11%) WMI
14 1 (0.11%) SCVMM
14 1 (0.11%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 137 (15.36%) Microsoft
2 101 (11.32%) Adobe
3 64 (7.17%) VMware
4 53 (5.94%) Apple
5 52 (5.83%) Facebook
6 41 (4.60%) Twitter
6 41 (4.60%) Omniture
7 39 (4.37%) Oracle
8 38 (4.26%) Tableau
9 24 (2.69%) Red Hat
10 22 (2.47%) HP
11 21 (2.35%) Sitecore
12 17 (1.91%) Citrix
13 14 (1.57%) Eloqua
13 14 (1.57%) Rackspace
14 12 (1.35%) EPiServer
14 12 (1.35%) Coremetrics
14 12 (1.35%) Cisco
14 12 (1.35%) Business Objects
14 12 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
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