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 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 271 260 329
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +69
Contract jobs citing Google 405 394 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.75% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 1.56% 1.61% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 256 150
Average daily rate
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£375 £361 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +15.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £450 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £325 £283
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +15.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 20 17
Average hourly rate £20.25 £26.31 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.04% +13.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.93 £14.00 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £46.40 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £29.50 £22.31
% change year-on-year
-40.67% +32.21%

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
26002 24478 26884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.45% 46.46% 46.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14841 13808 13714
Average daily rate £388 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.97%
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 1185 1104 1374
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.90 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% -0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -7 385 £400 +10.34% 242
London -5 231 £401 +6.93% 111
South East +6 63 £350 +7.69% 39
City of London +4 45 £363 -12.12% 31
East Midlands +21 21 £338 -20.58% 11
East of England -26 18 £358 +0.70% 19
Northamptonshire +16 17 £400 - 6
Northampton +14 16 £400 - 4
North West +1 16 £500 +36.05% 28
Berkshire +23 14 £250 +4.16% 6
Yorkshire +13 14 £381 - 12
Kent - 14 £350 - 5
Leeds +11 12 £475 - 2
West Yorkshire +6 12 £475 - 2
Surrey +6 12 £425 +25.00% 8
Scotland +1 12 £308 +0.81% 6
Hampshire -17 12 £350 +5.10% 9
South West -27 11 £300 +39.53% 9
Hertfordshire -19 10 £250 -16.66% 5
Glasgow - 10 £350 - 4
Manchester -12 8 £260 -29.25% 16
West Midlands -30 7 £450 +50.00% 6
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £205 -
Maidenhead -1 5 £215 -10.41% 2
Preston - 5 £515 - 2
Lancashire - 5 £515 - 4
Cambridgeshire +3 4 £475 +68.14% 9
Cambridge -2 4 £475 +68.14% 7
Watford -3 4 £250 - 1
Oxfordshire -9 4 £525 +55.55% 4

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 222 (27.61%) Analytics
2 215 (26.74%) Java
3 211 (26.24%) Google Analytics
4 195 (24.25%) HTML
5 184 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
6 167 (20.77%) JavaScript
7 147 (18.28%) SQL
8 141 (17.54%) CSS
9 127 (15.80%) Marketing
10 126 (15.67%) XML
11 121 (15.05%) TDD
12 120 (14.93%) Android
13 116 (14.43%) JSON
14 96 (11.94%) Windows
15 95 (11.82%) jQuery
15 95 (11.82%) Facebook
16 93 (11.57%) Android Development
17 91 (11.32%) Twitter
18 87 (10.82%) User Experience
19 85 (10.57%) REST
19 85 (10.57%) E-Commerce
20 84 (10.45%) Linux
20 84 (10.45%) Finance
21 80 (9.95%) Google Apps
21 80 (9.95%) Mobile App
21 80 (9.95%) Git (software)
22 78 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
23 76 (9.45%) Apple iOS
23 76 (9.45%) Web Services
24 74 (9.20%) Microsoft

Google
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (9.20%) CMS
2 43 (5.35%) Apache
3 42 (5.22%) Tomcat
4 24 (2.99%) IIS
5 21 (2.61%) Node.js
6 20 (2.49%) WordPress
7 19 (2.36%) Jetty
8 18 (2.24%) nginx
8 18 (2.24%) SAS
9 17 (2.11%) IBM Notes
9 17 (2.11%) ArcGIS
9 17 (2.11%) WebSphere
10 15 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 14 (1.74%) SharePoint
12 13 (1.62%) MS Exchange
13 12 (1.49%) OpenStack
13 12 (1.49%) Lotus Domino
14 9 (1.12%) Umbraco
14 9 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
15 8 (1.00%) Lync
Applications
1 40 (4.98%) MS Excel
2 34 (4.23%) Photoshop
3 33 (4.10%) MS Office
4 15 (1.87%) MS Visio
4 15 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.37%) Adobe Illustrator
6 10 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.62%) SPSS
8 4 (0.50%) InDesign
8 4 (0.50%) Fireworks
8 4 (0.50%) MS Project
9 3 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.25%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.12%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.12%) Blender
Business Applications
1 211 (26.24%) Google Analytics
2 32 (3.98%) WebTrends
3 23 (2.86%) SiteCatalyst
4 3 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.37%) Magento
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.25%) Optimost
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.12%) Tridion
6 1 (0.12%) CA Clarity
6 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 80 (9.95%) Google Apps
2 47 (5.85%) Google App Engine
3 34 (4.23%) Cloud Computing
3 34 (4.23%) Amazon EC2
4 30 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (1.37%) SaaS
7 10 (1.24%) Office 365
8 9 (1.12%) PaaS
8 9 (1.12%) Google Compute Engine
9 7 (0.87%) Basecamp
10 5 (0.62%) IaaS
11 3 (0.37%) GitHub
12 2 (0.25%) Heroku
13 1 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 73 (9.08%) Internet
2 44 (5.47%) HTTP
3 30 (3.73%) SSL
4 23 (2.86%) FTP
5 22 (2.74%) TCP/IP
6 19 (2.36%) DHCP
6 19 (2.36%) DNS
6 19 (2.36%) IPsec
7 11 (1.37%) Intranet
8 9 (1.12%) WAN
9 8 (1.00%) SAN
9 8 (1.00%) Firewall
9 8 (1.00%) LAN
10 7 (0.87%) S/MIME
10 7 (0.87%) Unified Communications
11 5 (0.62%) LDAP
11 5 (0.62%) VPN
11 5 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.37%) ADSL
12 3 (0.37%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (7.96%) SQL Server
2 58 (7.21%) MySQL
3 36 (4.48%) Relational Database
4 25 (3.11%) Hadoop
5 24 (2.99%) Big Data
6 23 (2.86%) NoSQL
7 21 (2.61%) Data Mining
7 21 (2.61%) MongoDB
8 19 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (1.87%) DB2
10 12 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (1.24%) Oracle Database
11 10 (1.24%) Redis
11 10 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (1.12%) RDBMS
13 8 (1.00%) SQLite
13 8 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (0.62%) Amazon Redshift
15 4 (0.50%) Couchbase
15 4 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 80 (9.95%) Git (software)
2 54 (6.72%) Subversion
3 39 (4.85%) Jenkins
4 32 (3.98%) JIRA
5 19 (2.36%) Eclipse
5 19 (2.36%) Jasmine
6 15 (1.87%) Maven
7 13 (1.62%) Visual Studio
8 12 (1.49%) Ant
9 11 (1.37%) Mockito
9 11 (1.37%) GoogleTest
10 10 (1.24%) Dreamweaver
11 9 (1.12%) JUnit
12 8 (1.00%) Grunt
12 8 (1.00%) Bitbucket
12 8 (1.00%) Selenium
12 8 (1.00%) CppUnit
13 6 (0.75%) Trac
13 6 (0.75%) Karma Test Runner
13 6 (0.75%) Gradle
General
1 127 (15.80%) Marketing
2 84 (10.45%) Finance
3 36 (4.48%) Retail
4 35 (4.35%) Games
5 31 (3.86%) Publishing
6 27 (3.36%) Banking
7 18 (2.24%) Advertising
8 16 (1.99%) Pharmaceutical
9 13 (1.62%) Telecoms
10 10 (1.24%) Automotive
11 9 (1.12%) Investment Banking
11 9 (1.12%) German Language
12 8 (1.00%) Billing
13 4 (0.50%) French Language
13 4 (0.50%) Back Office
13 4 (0.50%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.37%) Electronics
14 3 (0.37%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.25%) Dutch Language
15 2 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 368 (45.77%) Developer
2 117 (14.55%) Analyst
3 89 (11.07%) Android Developer
4 61 (7.59%) Java Developer
5 45 (5.60%) Front-End Developer
6 40 (4.98%) Mobile Developer
7 39 (4.85%) Senior Developer
8 38 (4.73%) Web Developer
8 38 (4.73%) Lead Developer
9 35 (4.35%) Architect
10 22 (2.74%) Consultant
11 21 (2.61%) Designer
12 19 (2.36%) Service Analyst
12 19 (2.36%) Service Desk Analyst
13 18 (2.24%) Web Analyst
13 18 (2.24%) Administrator
13 18 (2.24%) Software Engineer
14 16 (1.99%) Data Analyst
15 15 (1.87%) Project Manager
16 14 (1.74%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (24.25%) HTML
2 141 (17.54%) CSS
3 126 (15.67%) XML
4 116 (14.43%) JSON
5 95 (11.82%) jQuery
6 85 (10.57%) REST
7 76 (9.45%) Web Services
8 74 (9.20%) Spring
9 68 (8.46%) Google Maps API
10 66 (8.21%) HTML5
11 58 (7.21%) .NET
12 46 (5.72%) OAuth
13 42 (5.22%) CSS3
14 41 (5.10%) SOAP
14 41 (5.10%) AngularJS
15 40 (4.98%) GWT
16 38 (4.73%) J2EE
17 36 (4.48%) Ajax
18 34 (4.23%) Servlets
19 32 (3.98%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 87 (10.82%) User Experience
2 80 (9.95%) Mobile App
3 78 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
4 70 (8.71%) Social Media
5 50 (6.22%) Open Source
6 26 (3.23%) Computer Science
7 25 (3.11%) Digital Media
8 21 (2.61%) Visualisation
9 19 (2.36%) Blackberry
10 17 (2.11%) iPad
10 17 (2.11%) Data Integration
11 15 (1.87%) Statistics
11 15 (1.87%) iPhone
12 14 (1.74%) W3C
13 13 (1.62%) Data Structures
14 11 (1.37%) GIS
14 11 (1.37%) Copywriting
15 9 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
16 8 (1.00%) Algorithms
16 8 (1.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 120 (14.93%) Android
2 96 (11.94%) Windows
3 84 (10.45%) Linux
4 76 (9.45%) Apple iOS
5 21 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (2.61%) Windows 7
6 15 (1.87%) UNIX
7 11 (1.37%) CentOS
8 9 (1.12%) Windows XP
9 8 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.75%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.75%) Mac OS
10 6 (0.75%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.50%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.37%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.37%) Debian
13 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (27.61%) Analytics
2 184 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (15.05%) TDD
4 93 (11.57%) Android Development
5 85 (10.57%) E-Commerce
6 71 (8.83%) SEO
7 60 (7.46%) Scrum
8 58 (7.21%) MVC
9 57 (7.09%) Web Development
9 57 (7.09%) Digital Marketing
10 56 (6.97%) Project Management
11 54 (6.72%) SOA
12 50 (6.22%) Content Management
13 45 (5.60%) BDD
14 44 (5.47%) Migration
15 43 (5.35%) Software Engineering
15 43 (5.35%) Continuous Integration
15 43 (5.35%) Mobile Application Development
16 42 (5.22%) Use Case
17 41 (5.10%) OO
Programming Languages
1 215 (26.74%) Java
2 167 (20.77%) JavaScript
3 147 (18.28%) SQL
4 46 (5.72%) C#
4 46 (5.72%) Python
5 36 (4.48%) PHP
6 30 (3.73%) C++
7 18 (2.24%) Perl
8 17 (2.11%) Objective-C
9 12 (1.49%) C
10 8 (1.00%) Golang
10 8 (1.00%) T-SQL
11 7 (0.87%) Ruby
11 7 (0.87%) Groovy
11 7 (0.87%) R
12 6 (0.75%) Google Apps Script
12 6 (0.75%) PowerShell
12 6 (0.75%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.62%) VBA
14 4 (0.50%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 72 (8.96%) Degree
2 21 (2.61%) Security Cleared
3 7 (0.87%) MCP
4 6 (0.75%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.62%) BC Cleared
6 4 (0.50%) MOS
6 4 (0.50%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.25%) VCDX
8 2 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.25%) PMP
9 1 (0.12%) CNE
9 1 (0.12%) Novell Certification
9 1 (0.12%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.12%) MCSE
9 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.12%) MCITP
9 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.74%) QA
2 6 (0.75%) WCAG
3 5 (0.62%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.37%) SLA
4 3 (0.37%) HL7
5 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (4.85%) Active Directory
2 37 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.99%) Xen
4 7 (0.87%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.62%) vCloud
5 5 (0.62%) HDFS
6 4 (0.50%) XenServer
7 3 (0.37%) XenApp
7 3 (0.37%) Docker
8 2 (0.25%) vSphere
9 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 25 (3.11%) Puppet
2 17 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.37%) Ansible
4 7 (0.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (0.50%) SCCM
6 3 (0.37%) SCOM
6 3 (0.37%) Salt
6 3 (0.37%) Hyperic
7 2 (0.25%) Kibana
7 2 (0.25%) logstash
7 2 (0.25%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.12%) Chukwa
8 1 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.12%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.12%) Oozie
Vendors
1 95 (11.82%) Facebook
2 91 (11.32%) Twitter
3 74 (9.20%) Microsoft
4 49 (6.09%) Oracle
5 41 (5.10%) VMware
6 37 (4.60%) Omniture
7 22 (2.74%) Tableau
8 17 (2.11%) Lotus
9 16 (1.99%) Sitecore
10 14 (1.74%) Adobe
10 14 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (1.62%) Red Hat
11 13 (1.62%) ESRI
12 12 (1.49%) Business Objects
12 12 (1.49%) Cisco
13 11 (1.37%) Citrix
13 11 (1.37%) Apple
14 10 (1.24%) Xamarin
15 9 (1.12%) Symantec
16 8 (1.00%) Splunk
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