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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google
Rank 236 318 265
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -53
Contract jobs citing Google 494 307 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.91% 0.58% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 2.03% 1.30% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 203 179
Average daily rate
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£325 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £206 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £306
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 27
Average hourly rate £25.54 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.40% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.32 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £39.10 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.77 £35.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
-20.66% +51.35%

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
24357 23653 22103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.97% 44.93% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14074 13450 11763
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £222 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1123 1058 1214
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 +70 479 £325 -13.33% 386
London +48 276 £388 -3.12% 135
South East -27 46 £375 +7.14% 50
City of London +25 45 £305 -18.66% 34
East of England +31 37 £325 -18.75% 26
West Midlands +19 34 £250 - 22
East Midlands +12 30 £295 +13.46% 31
Berkshire -5 23 £388 +26.53% 2
Yorkshire +1 21 £298 -25.62% 46
Cambridgeshire +16 20 £250 -37.50% 10
North West -2 19 £300 - 47
Leicestershire +14 15 £283 +41.25% 2
West Yorkshire -1 14 £281 -29.68% 20
Leeds -4 14 £281 -29.68% 13
South West +2 11 £350 +7.69% 23
North East - 11 £300 - 6
Tyne and Wear - 10 £300 - 4
Newcastle upon Tyne - 10 £300 - 4
Peterborough - 10 £250 - 3
Bracknell +9 9 £319 -
Warwickshire +6 9 £171 - 3
Hertfordshire +6 9 £395 +37.39% 11
Hampshire -7 9 £350 -21.12% 9
Northamptonshire +6 8 £281 +8.17% 8
West Bromwich - 7 £225 -
Swindon +12 6 £350 +16.66%
Wiltshire +2 6 £350 +16.66% 1
Nottinghamshire -4 6 £300 -25.00% 5
Lancashire - 6 £275 - 4
Blackpool - 6 £288 -

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 297 (34.58%) Analytics
2 259 (30.15%) JavaScript
3 255 (29.69%) HTML
4 239 (27.82%) Google Analytics
5 238 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
6 207 (24.10%) CSS
7 206 (23.98%) Java
8 143 (16.65%) Android
9 130 (15.13%) Web Services
10 124 (14.44%) Marketing
11 118 (13.74%) Microsoft
12 117 (13.62%) SQL
13 115 (13.39%) User Experience
13 115 (13.39%) HTML5
14 113 (13.15%) Google Cloud Platform
15 112 (13.04%) .NET
16 111 (12.92%) Amazon AWS
17 106 (12.34%) jQuery
17 106 (12.34%) Windows
17 106 (12.34%) Linux
18 105 (12.22%) Adobe
19 98 (11.41%) CMS
20 95 (11.06%) E-Commerce
21 91 (10.59%) Degree
21 91 (10.59%) Mobile App
22 88 (10.24%) Android Development
22 88 (10.24%) Content Management
23 86 (10.01%) Google Apps
24 84 (9.78%) XML
25 83 (9.66%) Scrum

Google
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 98 (11.41%) CMS
2 51 (5.94%) IIS
2 51 (5.94%) Tomcat
3 48 (5.59%) Apache
4 40 (4.66%) nginx
5 39 (4.54%) WebSphere
6 28 (3.26%) Jetty
7 25 (2.91%) Umbraco
7 25 (2.91%) Node.js
8 22 (2.56%) SAS
9 20 (2.33%) SharePoint
10 18 (2.10%) WordPress
11 17 (1.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 17 (1.98%) Sitecore CMS
12 16 (1.86%) MS Exchange
13 15 (1.75%) Drupal
14 14 (1.63%) JBoss
15 13 (1.51%) Oracle Workflow
16 12 (1.40%) WebLogic
17 10 (1.16%) Joomla!
Applications
1 50 (5.82%) MS Excel
2 47 (5.47%) MS Office
3 35 (4.07%) Photoshop
4 30 (3.49%) Spreadsheet
5 20 (2.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 14 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
7 12 (1.40%) SPSS
8 9 (1.05%) MS Project
9 7 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.81%) Doxygen
10 6 (0.70%) MS Visio
11 3 (0.35%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.23%) PowerPivot
13 1 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 45 (5.24%) WebTrends
2 9 (1.05%) Adobe Campaign
3 5 (0.58%) Optimost
4 1 (0.12%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.12%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 239 (27.82%) Google Analytics
2 113 (13.15%) Google Cloud Platform
3 111 (12.92%) Amazon AWS
4 86 (10.01%) Google Apps
5 62 (7.22%) Adobe Analytics
6 45 (5.24%) Google App Engine
7 43 (5.01%) Microsoft Azure
8 33 (3.84%) Amazon EC2
9 28 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
10 20 (2.33%) Office 365
11 14 (1.63%) Google Drive
12 12 (1.40%) SaaS
13 8 (0.93%) PaaS
14 7 (0.81%) Google Compute Engine
15 6 (0.70%) Heroku
15 6 (0.70%) GitHub
16 3 (0.35%) IaaS
16 3 (0.35%) Trello
16 3 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 3 (0.35%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 43 (5.01%) HTTP
2 42 (4.89%) Internet
3 41 (4.77%) TCP/IP
4 35 (4.07%) DNS
5 34 (3.96%) Intranet
6 31 (3.61%) DHCP
7 26 (3.03%) FTP
8 25 (2.91%) VPN
9 24 (2.79%) IPsec
10 21 (2.44%) SSL
11 20 (2.33%) Firewall
12 15 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (1.51%) Bluetooth
14 10 (1.16%) SAN
14 10 (1.16%) VoIP
14 10 (1.16%) Wireless
15 9 (1.05%) DMZ
16 8 (0.93%) LAN
16 8 (0.93%) SMS
16 8 (0.93%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (4.66%) MySQL
2 38 (4.42%) SQL Server
3 28 (3.26%) MongoDB
4 22 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 21 (2.44%) NoSQL
6 18 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (1.86%) Redis
9 15 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
10 14 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
11 12 (1.40%) Data Mining
12 11 (1.28%) Big Data
13 9 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
13 9 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 5 (0.58%) Hadoop
16 5 (0.58%) SQLite
16 5 (0.58%) DB2
Development Applications
1 62 (7.22%) Git (software)
2 52 (6.05%) Jenkins
3 33 (3.84%) Subversion
4 29 (3.38%) Visual Studio
4 29 (3.38%) Eclipse
5 20 (2.33%) Android Studio
6 19 (2.21%) Axure RP
7 17 (1.98%) Selenium
7 17 (1.98%) Maven
8 16 (1.86%) JUnit
9 15 (1.75%) Cucumber
9 15 (1.75%) TeamCity
10 13 (1.51%) Calabash
11 12 (1.40%) Artifactory
12 11 (1.28%) Jasmine
12 11 (1.28%) Gerrit
12 11 (1.28%) Mercurial
12 11 (1.28%) JIRA
13 10 (1.16%) ClearCase
13 10 (1.16%) SonarQube
General
1 124 (14.44%) Marketing
2 72 (8.38%) Finance
3 46 (5.36%) Publishing
4 43 (5.01%) Retail
5 29 (3.38%) Banking
6 17 (1.98%) Advertising
7 13 (1.51%) Telecoms
8 8 (0.93%) Games
9 6 (0.70%) Automotive
10 5 (0.58%) German Language
10 5 (0.58%) Italian Language
10 5 (0.58%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.58%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.47%) Back Office
12 3 (0.35%) French Language
12 3 (0.35%) Legal
12 3 (0.35%) Billing
13 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.23%) Local Government
13 2 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 314 (36.55%) Developer
2 145 (16.88%) Analyst
3 75 (8.73%) Android Developer
4 40 (4.66%) Web Developer
5 39 (4.54%) Senior Developer
6 37 (4.31%) Web Analyst
7 36 (4.19%) Consultant
8 32 (3.73%) Java Developer
9 27 (3.14%) Support Analyst
10 26 (3.03%) Service Analyst
10 26 (3.03%) Architect
10 26 (3.03%) Service Desk Analyst
10 26 (3.03%) Front-End Developer
11 23 (2.68%) Project Manager
12 20 (2.33%) .NET Developer
12 20 (2.33%) Mobile Developer
13 19 (2.21%) Senior Android Developer
13 19 (2.21%) CMS Developer
13 19 (2.21%) Data Analyst
14 18 (2.10%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (29.69%) HTML
2 207 (24.10%) CSS
3 130 (15.13%) Web Services
4 115 (13.39%) HTML5
5 112 (13.04%) .NET
6 106 (12.34%) jQuery
7 84 (9.78%) XML
8 82 (9.55%) CSS3
9 76 (8.85%) JSON
10 55 (6.40%) Ajax
10 55 (6.40%) J2EE
11 52 (6.05%) ASP.NET
12 44 (5.12%) Google Maps API
13 43 (5.01%) Android SDK
14 40 (4.66%) AngularJS
15 39 (4.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 39 (4.54%) REST
16 38 (4.42%) RESTful
17 36 (4.19%) GWT
18 33 (3.84%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 115 (13.39%) User Experience
2 91 (10.59%) Mobile App
3 80 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (5.59%) Social Media
5 40 (4.66%) Open Source
5 40 (4.66%) Computer Science
6 37 (4.31%) Visualisation
7 24 (2.79%) W3C
8 23 (2.68%) iPhone
9 19 (2.21%) Web 2.0
10 16 (1.86%) Statistics
10 16 (1.86%) Management Information System
11 15 (1.75%) Blackberry
12 12 (1.40%) Data Structures
12 12 (1.40%) Google Search Appliance
13 11 (1.28%) Digital Media
14 10 (1.16%) GIS
14 10 (1.16%) Algorithms
14 10 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (1.05%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 143 (16.65%) Android
2 106 (12.34%) Windows
2 106 (12.34%) Linux
3 78 (9.08%) Apple iOS
4 28 (3.26%) Windows 7
5 17 (1.98%) UNIX
6 16 (1.86%) Mac OS
7 15 (1.75%) CentOS
7 15 (1.75%) Ubuntu
8 14 (1.63%) Mac OS X
9 12 (1.40%) Windows 8
10 9 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.81%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.23%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (34.58%) Analytics
2 238 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (11.06%) E-Commerce
4 88 (10.24%) Android Development
4 88 (10.24%) Content Management
5 83 (9.66%) Scrum
6 76 (8.85%) SEO
7 74 (8.61%) Web Analytics
8 73 (8.50%) Continuous Integration
9 69 (8.03%) OO
10 61 (7.10%) Project Management
11 58 (6.75%) TDD
12 49 (5.70%) Web Development
13 47 (5.47%) DevOps
14 44 (5.12%) Unit Testing
15 40 (4.66%) ITIL
16 39 (4.54%) Mobile Development
17 38 (4.42%) OOP
18 36 (4.19%) Software Engineering
18 36 (4.19%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 259 (30.15%) JavaScript
2 206 (23.98%) Java
3 117 (13.62%) SQL
4 61 (7.10%) Python
5 50 (5.82%) C#
6 48 (5.59%) PHP
7 35 (4.07%) Ruby
8 27 (3.14%) C++
9 26 (3.03%) Objective-C
10 22 (2.56%) Perl
11 21 (2.44%) PL/SQL
12 20 (2.33%) Bash Shell
13 15 (1.75%) C
14 14 (1.63%) R
15 13 (1.51%) VBScript
16 12 (1.40%) T-SQL
17 11 (1.28%) PowerShell
17 11 (1.28%) VB.NET
18 7 (0.81%) VBA
19 6 (0.70%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 91 (10.59%) Degree
2 59 (6.87%) Security Cleared
3 39 (4.54%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.40%) CTC Cleared
5 11 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.16%) MCSE
7 7 (0.81%) MCP
8 6 (0.70%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.47%) CCNA
10 3 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.35%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.23%) PMP
11 2 (0.23%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.23%) ISEB
12 1 (0.12%) CCSA
12 1 (0.12%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.12%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.68%) QA
2 13 (1.51%) SLA
3 2 (0.23%) WAI
3 2 (0.23%) HL7
3 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 45 (5.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (4.42%) Active Directory
3 20 (2.33%) Xen
4 19 (2.21%) Docker
4 19 (2.21%) vCloud
5 6 (0.70%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.47%) iptables
6 4 (0.47%) vSphere
7 3 (0.35%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.35%) XenApp
7 3 (0.35%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.35%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.23%) LXC
9 1 (0.12%) KVM
9 1 (0.12%) QEMU
9 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 46 (5.36%) Puppet
2 42 (4.89%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (2.68%) Ansible
4 14 (1.63%) HAProxy
5 13 (1.51%) Salt
5 13 (1.51%) SCCM
6 10 (1.16%) Rundeck
7 9 (1.05%) Kibana
7 9 (1.05%) logstash
7 9 (1.05%) ZABBIX
8 7 (0.81%) Plesk
9 4 (0.47%) SCOM
9 4 (0.47%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.35%) Pacemaker
11 2 (0.23%) FreeIPA
11 2 (0.23%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.23%) OpenView
12 1 (0.12%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.12%) SCVMM
12 1 (0.12%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 118 (13.74%) Microsoft
2 105 (12.22%) Adobe
3 59 (6.87%) VMware
4 51 (5.94%) Apple
5 44 (5.12%) Omniture
6 41 (4.77%) Facebook
7 31 (3.61%) Oracle
8 29 (3.38%) Twitter
9 28 (3.26%) Tableau
10 19 (2.21%) OpenText
10 19 (2.21%) HP
11 18 (2.10%) Red Hat
11 18 (2.10%) RedDot
12 17 (1.98%) Sitecore
13 13 (1.51%) EPiServer
13 13 (1.51%) Business Objects
14 12 (1.40%) Rackspace
15 11 (1.28%) Cisco
16 10 (1.16%) Citrix
16 10 (1.16%) DoubleClick
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