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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google
Rank 244 267 259
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -8
Contract jobs citing Google 545 411 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.93% 0.74% 0.78%
As % of the Vendors category 2.13% 1.61% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 225 275
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £191 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 19
Average hourly rate £21.64 £19.50 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.97% -15.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £14.20 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £46.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £15.85 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+84.54% -46.27%

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
25561 25504 24091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.74% 45.65% 46.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15156 14276 13340
Average daily rate £400 £383 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1113 1095
Average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +30 526 £400 +11.88% 469
London +38 294 £400 - 150
South East -43 59 £375 +15.38% 57
City of London +23 57 £375 +7.14% 30
Yorkshire +9 49 £350 -8.19% 72
East of England +33 37 £380 -15.55% 29
North West -7 34 £385 +28.33% 40
West Yorkshire -13 24 £310 -34.73% 35
Berkshire +6 23 £288 +59.72% 6
Leeds -16 22 £375 -21.05% 27
Cambridgeshire +13 20 £373 -21.57% 11
Manchester -7 19 £475 +72.72% 21
South West -2 18 £425 +47.82% 19
North Yorkshire +12 16 £388 +34.78% 25
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 16 £500 +78.57% 6
Tyne and Wear -12 16 £500 +78.57% 7
North East -16 16 £500 +78.57% 9
York - 15 £388 - 18
Cambridge +5 14 £380 -20.00% 9
South Yorkshire -4 13 £375 - 1
Scotland -9 13 £363 -3.33% 11
Bristol +4 12 £425 - 4
Merseyside - 11 £150 - 4
Sheffield - 11 £375 -
West Midlands +2 10 £190 -36.66% 31
Liverpool - 10 £150 - 3
Hampshire -3 9 £375 +22.95% 9
Bracknell -3 9 £450 +172.72% 1
Buckinghamshire -11 9 £363 +3.57% 7
Essex - 9 £318 - 3

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 359 (34.26%) Analytics
2 324 (30.92%) Java
3 319 (30.44%) Agile Software Development
4 296 (28.24%) Google Analytics
5 280 (26.72%) JavaScript
6 271 (25.86%) HTML
7 202 (19.27%) CSS
8 201 (19.18%) Google Cloud Platform
9 198 (18.89%) Amazon AWS
10 184 (17.56%) Microsoft
11 179 (17.08%) Linux
12 178 (16.98%) Marketing
13 160 (15.27%) Android
14 153 (14.60%) .NET
15 152 (14.50%) Windows
16 132 (12.60%) HTML5
17 126 (12.02%) Continuous Integration
17 126 (12.02%) SEO
18 124 (11.83%) User Experience
19 123 (11.74%) Scrum
19 123 (11.74%) E-Commerce
20 118 (11.26%) SQL
21 113 (10.78%) Jenkins
22 112 (10.69%) Adobe
23 108 (10.31%) Google Apps
23 108 (10.31%) DevOps
24 107 (10.21%) Android Development
25 106 (10.11%) VMware
26 105 (10.02%) J2EE
27 103 (9.83%) Web Services

Google
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 96 (9.16%) Tomcat
2 93 (8.87%) CMS
3 90 (8.59%) Apache
4 88 (8.40%) WebSphere
5 86 (8.21%) nginx
6 84 (8.02%) IIS
7 66 (6.30%) Jetty
8 44 (4.20%) WordPress
9 43 (4.10%) JBoss
10 40 (3.82%) SharePoint
10 40 (3.82%) Node.js
11 25 (2.39%) OpenStack
11 25 (2.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 18 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
13 17 (1.62%) Lync
14 16 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
14 16 (1.53%) Drupal
14 16 (1.53%) Umbraco
15 14 (1.34%) Mule ESB
15 14 (1.34%) Confluence
Applications
1 75 (7.16%) MS Excel
2 48 (4.58%) MS Office
3 44 (4.20%) Photoshop
4 25 (2.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
6 13 (1.24%) MS Visio
7 10 (0.95%) SPSS
8 9 (0.86%) MS Project
8 9 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.38%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.29%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.095%) Revit
12 1 (0.095%) FastStats
12 1 (0.095%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.095%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 41 (3.91%) WebTrends
2 10 (0.95%) Adobe Campaign
2 10 (0.95%) Radian6
3 7 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.48%) Magento
4 5 (0.48%) Optimost
5 3 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.095%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.095%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 296 (28.24%) Google Analytics
2 201 (19.18%) Google Cloud Platform
3 198 (18.89%) Amazon AWS
4 108 (10.31%) Google Apps
5 92 (8.78%) Google App Engine
6 91 (8.68%) Amazon EC2
7 68 (6.49%) Adobe Analytics
8 64 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
9 60 (5.73%) Cloud Computing
10 33 (3.15%) Office 365
11 28 (2.67%) SaaS
12 21 (2.00%) Google Drive
13 16 (1.53%) PaaS
14 12 (1.15%) Google Compute Engine
15 6 (0.57%) IaaS
15 6 (0.57%) Heroku
16 5 (0.48%) Google Checkout
17 4 (0.38%) Engine Yard
18 3 (0.29%) Amazon S3
18 3 (0.29%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 82 (7.82%) DNS
2 80 (7.63%) TCP/IP
3 76 (7.25%) HTTP
4 65 (6.20%) DHCP
5 57 (5.44%) FTP
5 57 (5.44%) IPsec
6 52 (4.96%) SSL
7 51 (4.87%) Internet
8 46 (4.39%) Firewall
9 29 (2.77%) VPN
10 21 (2.00%) Intranet
11 15 (1.43%) DMZ
11 15 (1.43%) Reverse Proxy
12 14 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (1.05%) LAN
13 11 (1.05%) SMS
14 10 (0.95%) WebEx
15 9 (0.86%) Wireless
16 8 (0.76%) VoIP
17 6 (0.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (6.01%) MySQL
2 48 (4.58%) MongoDB
3 47 (4.48%) SQL Server
4 35 (3.34%) NoSQL
5 32 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
6 28 (2.67%) Relational Database
7 24 (2.29%) Oracle Database
7 24 (2.29%) Redis
8 22 (2.10%) Big Data
9 19 (1.81%) Hadoop
10 18 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (1.53%) SQLite
12 15 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
13 13 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
15 10 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
15 10 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
16 9 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
17 7 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 7 (0.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 113 (10.78%) Jenkins
2 91 (8.68%) Git (software)
3 41 (3.91%) Subversion
4 27 (2.58%) JIRA
5 26 (2.48%) Selenium
6 23 (2.19%) Gerrit
6 23 (2.19%) Artifactory
7 22 (2.10%) Mercurial
8 18 (1.72%) Maven
8 18 (1.72%) Ant
9 17 (1.62%) Eclipse
9 17 (1.62%) Gradle
10 15 (1.43%) Jasmine
10 15 (1.43%) Android Studio
10 15 (1.43%) SonarQube
10 15 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (1.34%) TeamCity
12 13 (1.24%) Axure RP
12 13 (1.24%) Visual Studio
13 10 (0.95%) JUnit
General
1 178 (16.98%) Marketing
2 89 (8.49%) Finance
3 43 (4.10%) Retail
4 40 (3.82%) Publishing
5 36 (3.44%) Advertising
6 27 (2.58%) Banking
7 17 (1.62%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.15%) Legal
9 9 (0.86%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.67%) Games
11 6 (0.57%) Multimedia
11 6 (0.57%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.57%) Automotive
12 5 (0.48%) Front Office
13 4 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.38%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.29%) Norwegian Language
14 3 (0.29%) Swedish Language
14 3 (0.29%) Danish Language
15 2 (0.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 336 (32.06%) Developer
2 161 (15.36%) Analyst
3 90 (8.59%) Android Developer
4 61 (5.82%) Java Developer
5 58 (5.53%) Consultant
6 50 (4.77%) Architect
7 42 (4.01%) DevOps Engineer
8 41 (3.91%) Support Analyst
9 37 (3.53%) Project Manager
10 33 (3.15%) Web Developer
11 32 (3.05%) Senior Developer
12 30 (2.86%) Web Analyst
13 29 (2.77%) Service Desk Analyst
13 29 (2.77%) Service Analyst
14 27 (2.58%) Front-End Developer
15 26 (2.48%) Designer
15 26 (2.48%) Applications Support
16 23 (2.19%) Business Analyst
17 22 (2.10%) Junior
18 19 (1.81%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (25.86%) HTML
2 202 (19.27%) CSS
3 153 (14.60%) .NET
4 132 (12.60%) HTML5
5 105 (10.02%) J2EE
6 103 (9.83%) Web Services
7 85 (8.11%) CSS3
8 84 (8.02%) jQuery
9 82 (7.82%) XML
10 80 (7.63%) JSON
11 57 (5.44%) Servlets
12 52 (4.96%) AngularJS
13 47 (4.48%) REST
14 41 (3.91%) RESTful
15 38 (3.63%) Spring
15 38 (3.63%) LAMP
16 37 (3.53%) Android SDK
17 34 (3.24%) Sass
17 34 (3.24%) ASP.NET
18 32 (3.05%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 124 (11.83%) User Experience
2 97 (9.26%) Mobile App
3 90 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
4 63 (6.01%) Social Media
5 40 (3.82%) Computer Science
6 35 (3.34%) Visualisation
7 22 (2.10%) Data Centre
8 21 (2.00%) Management Information System
9 16 (1.53%) GIS
10 15 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
12 13 (1.24%) Algorithms
13 11 (1.05%) Digital Media
13 11 (1.05%) Copywriting
14 10 (0.95%) Mobile Payment
15 9 (0.86%) Mobile Computing
15 9 (0.86%) iPhone
15 9 (0.86%) Wiki
15 9 (0.86%) Animation
15 9 (0.86%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 179 (17.08%) Linux
2 160 (15.27%) Android
3 152 (14.50%) Windows
4 88 (8.40%) Apple iOS
5 37 (3.53%) UNIX
6 27 (2.58%) Ubuntu
7 24 (2.29%) CentOS
8 23 (2.19%) Windows 7
9 18 (1.72%) Mac OS
9 18 (1.72%) Mac OS X
10 13 (1.24%) Solaris
11 11 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (0.86%) Windows Phone
13 8 (0.76%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (0.48%) Windows Phone 7
16 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
16 4 (0.38%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (34.26%) Analytics
2 319 (30.44%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (12.02%) SEO
3 126 (12.02%) Continuous Integration
4 123 (11.74%) Scrum
4 123 (11.74%) E-Commerce
5 108 (10.31%) DevOps
6 107 (10.21%) Android Development
7 97 (9.26%) Web Analytics
8 93 (8.87%) TDD
8 93 (8.87%) Content Management
9 91 (8.68%) OO
10 87 (8.30%) Configuration Management
11 81 (7.73%) Unit Testing
12 65 (6.20%) Digital Marketing
13 60 (5.73%) Open Source
13 60 (5.73%) Project Management
14 52 (4.96%) ITIL
15 50 (4.77%) SOA
16 49 (4.68%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 324 (30.92%) Java
2 280 (26.72%) JavaScript
3 118 (11.26%) SQL
4 79 (7.54%) PHP
5 73 (6.97%) Python
6 53 (5.06%) C#
6 53 (5.06%) Ruby
7 46 (4.39%) Bash Shell
7 46 (4.39%) Perl
8 22 (2.10%) C++
8 22 (2.10%) PowerShell
8 22 (2.10%) Objective-C
9 15 (1.43%) PL/SQL
9 15 (1.43%) C
9 15 (1.43%) VBScript
10 14 (1.34%) VB.NET
11 11 (1.05%) Scala
12 10 (0.95%) T-SQL
13 8 (0.76%) VB
14 7 (0.67%) R
Qualifications
1 80 (7.63%) Degree
2 66 (6.30%) Security Cleared
3 42 (4.01%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.57%) MCSE
5 6 (0.57%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (0.48%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.48%) CCNA
6 5 (0.48%) CISSP
6 5 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.48%) JNCIA
6 5 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.48%) CISM
6 5 (0.48%) CCSA
7 4 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.19%) MCP
8 2 (0.19%) MOS
8 2 (0.19%) PMP
8 2 (0.19%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.095%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.48%) QA
2 25 (2.39%) SLA
3 3 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.19%) PMBOK
4 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.095%) WAI
System Software
1 83 (7.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (4.20%) Active Directory
3 43 (4.10%) Xen
4 35 (3.34%) Docker
5 26 (2.48%) vCloud
6 13 (1.24%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.76%) XenApp
7 8 (0.76%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.67%) vSphere
9 2 (0.19%) Varnish
9 2 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.19%) XenServer
9 2 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.19%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.19%) LXC
10 1 (0.095%) iptables
10 1 (0.095%) HDFS
10 1 (0.095%) QEMU
10 1 (0.095%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.095%) KVM
Systems Management
1 103 (9.83%) Puppet
2 94 (8.97%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (3.34%) Ansible
4 21 (2.00%) HAProxy
5 20 (1.91%) Salt
6 19 (1.81%) Vagrant
7 17 (1.62%) logstash
8 15 (1.43%) Rundeck
9 14 (1.34%) Kibana
9 14 (1.34%) ZABBIX
9 14 (1.34%) SCCM
10 7 (0.67%) Plesk
11 5 (0.48%) Capistrano
11 5 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (0.48%) Kubernetes
12 4 (0.38%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.38%) Graphite
12 4 (0.38%) XenMobile
12 4 (0.38%) Nagios
12 4 (0.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 184 (17.56%) Microsoft
2 112 (10.69%) Adobe
3 106 (10.11%) VMware
4 57 (5.44%) Facebook
5 56 (5.34%) Apple
6 53 (5.06%) Omniture
7 44 (4.20%) Twitter
8 42 (4.01%) Oracle
9 33 (3.15%) Tableau
10 29 (2.77%) Rackspace
11 27 (2.58%) Red Hat
11 27 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
12 24 (2.29%) Sitecore
13 22 (2.10%) IBM
14 21 (2.00%) HP
15 19 (1.81%) Eloqua
16 16 (1.53%) Citrix
17 15 (1.43%) webMethods
17 15 (1.43%) Software AG
17 15 (1.43%) DoubleClick
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