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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google
Rank 275 291 310
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +19
Contract jobs citing Google 434 374 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.84% 0.72% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 1.97% 1.58% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 235 178
Average daily rate £395 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £177 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £522 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 28 17
Average hourly rate £19.92 £24.87 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.90% +38.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £15.50 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £46.33 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-32.45% +28.08%

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
22062 23715 22622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 42.89% 45.79% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13130 13749 12420
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 866 1006 988
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 +25 405 £400 +14.28% 348
London +32 248 £396 -1.12% 147
South East +4 50 £375 +7.14% 56
City of London +25 25 £300 -20.00% 24
Yorkshire +1 23 £450 - 32
East of England +16 22 £438 +103.48% 19
West Yorkshire +9 20 £450 - 15
West Midlands -4 20 £400 +45.45% 20
Essex - 19 £438 - 3
Scotland +8 18 £175 -42.85% 4
North West -30 17 £321 +16.81% 26
Manchester -23 14 £275 - 14
Oxfordshire +14 13 £400 -1.84% 14
South West 0 13 £325 - 12
Berkshire +15 12 £375 +7.14% 4
Leeds -2 10 £415 - 10
Edinburgh -9 10 £291 -5.06%
Bradford - 10 £588 - 1
West Sussex +13 9 £419 +61.05% 4
Shropshire - 8 £400 - 2
Telford - 8 £400 - 1
Glasgow +15 7 £175 - 3
Bristol +5 7 £325 - 3
Oxford +4 7 £400 -1.84% 7
Surrey -12 6 £225 -50.00% 9
Canary Wharf - 6 £460 -
Hampshire +1 5 £425 - 12
Reading -1 5 £175 -61.11% 2
Crawley -3 5 £419 +61.05% 1
Wales -8 5 £378 -20.52% 1

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 315 (32.57%) Analytics
2 300 (31.02%) Java
2 300 (31.02%) Agile Software Development
3 279 (28.85%) Google Analytics
4 252 (26.06%) Amazon AWS
5 213 (22.03%) Google Cloud Platform
6 200 (20.68%) Linux
7 196 (20.27%) HTML
8 189 (19.54%) JavaScript
9 186 (19.23%) Microsoft
10 171 (17.68%) Marketing
11 148 (15.31%) Continuous Integration
12 147 (15.20%) CSS
13 142 (14.68%) Jenkins
14 139 (14.37%) DevOps
15 132 (13.65%) .NET
16 125 (12.93%) Android
17 122 (12.62%) Puppet
18 121 (12.51%) Windows
19 115 (11.89%) VMware
19 115 (11.89%) Git (software)
20 111 (11.48%) Amazon EC2
21 109 (11.27%) J2EE
22 107 (11.07%) HTTP
23 106 (10.96%) Tomcat
23 106 (10.96%) Python
23 106 (10.96%) Configuration Management
24 104 (10.75%) Google App Engine
25 103 (10.65%) E-Commerce
25 103 (10.65%) Web Services

Google
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 106 (10.96%) Tomcat
2 96 (9.93%) CMS
3 92 (9.51%) Apache
3 92 (9.51%) IIS
3 92 (9.51%) nginx
4 85 (8.79%) WebSphere
5 80 (8.27%) Jetty
6 50 (5.17%) Node.js
7 35 (3.62%) OpenStack
8 28 (2.90%) Drupal
8 28 (2.90%) JBoss
8 28 (2.90%) WordPress
9 22 (2.28%) SharePoint
10 21 (2.17%) Confluence
11 20 (2.07%) Skype for Business
12 19 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
13 14 (1.45%) MS Exchange
14 13 (1.34%) Apache Solr
15 11 (1.14%) Apache ServiceMix
15 11 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 60 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 50 (5.17%) MS Office
3 28 (2.90%) Photoshop
4 22 (2.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (1.76%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.72%) Edge Animate
6 7 (0.72%) MS Project
7 6 (0.62%) OmniGraffle
7 6 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.41%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.21%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.21%) Adobe SpeedGrade
10 1 (0.10%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.10%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.10%) Revit
Business Applications
1 23 (2.38%) WebTrends
2 11 (1.14%) Magento
3 8 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.41%) Oracle CRM
6 4 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.10%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.10%) OpenX
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 279 (28.85%) Google Analytics
2 252 (26.06%) Amazon AWS
3 213 (22.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 111 (11.48%) Amazon EC2
5 104 (10.75%) Google App Engine
6 92 (9.51%) Microsoft Azure
7 80 (8.27%) Cloud Computing
7 80 (8.27%) Google Apps
8 49 (5.07%) Adobe Analytics
9 30 (3.10%) SaaS
10 28 (2.90%) AdWords
10 28 (2.90%) IaaS
11 27 (2.79%) GitHub
12 21 (2.17%) Google Compute Engine
13 20 (2.07%) Google Tag Manager
14 18 (1.86%) PaaS
15 15 (1.55%) Office 365
16 14 (1.45%) SoftLayer
17 9 (0.93%) Google Drive
17 9 (0.93%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 107 (11.07%) HTTP
2 99 (10.24%) TCP/IP
3 98 (10.13%) DNS
4 80 (8.27%) IPsec
5 77 (7.96%) FTP
6 76 (7.86%) DHCP
7 70 (7.24%) SSL
8 49 (5.07%) Internet
9 45 (4.65%) Firewall
10 24 (2.48%) Intranet
11 19 (1.96%) WAN
12 18 (1.86%) VPN
13 17 (1.76%) SMS
14 16 (1.65%) LAN
15 15 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
16 13 (1.34%) WebEx
17 10 (1.03%) Wireless
18 9 (0.93%) LDAP
18 9 (0.93%) SMTP
19 8 (0.83%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (8.38%) MySQL
2 46 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 41 (4.24%) SQL Server
4 40 (4.14%) PostgreSQL
5 38 (3.93%) Big Data
6 36 (3.72%) Hadoop
6 36 (3.72%) NoSQL
7 23 (2.38%) Oracle Database
8 22 (2.28%) Relational Database
9 20 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
10 15 (1.55%) Apache Hive
11 14 (1.45%) BigQuery
12 13 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (1.14%) Couchbase
14 9 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
14 9 (0.93%) Redis
15 8 (0.83%) GIS
15 8 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
16 7 (0.72%) Neo4j
16 7 (0.72%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 142 (14.68%) Jenkins
2 115 (11.89%) Git (software)
3 40 (4.14%) Subversion
4 32 (3.31%) JIRA
5 31 (3.21%) JUnit
6 30 (3.10%) Selenium
7 28 (2.90%) Gradle
8 24 (2.48%) Vagrant
9 19 (1.96%) Mercurial
10 15 (1.55%) Gerrit
11 14 (1.45%) Artifactory
11 14 (1.45%) Cucumber
11 14 (1.45%) TeamCity
12 13 (1.34%) Android Studio
12 13 (1.34%) Maven
13 12 (1.24%) NUnit
13 12 (1.24%) Sonatype Nexus
14 11 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (1.14%) Eclipse
14 11 (1.14%) Grunt
General
1 171 (17.68%) Marketing
2 103 (10.65%) Finance
3 50 (5.17%) Retail
4 45 (4.65%) Publishing
5 33 (3.41%) Advertising
6 32 (3.31%) Banking
7 30 (3.10%) Telecoms
8 13 (1.34%) Legal
9 11 (1.14%) Games
10 10 (1.03%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.93%) Electronics
12 6 (0.62%) Automotive
12 6 (0.62%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.31%) Danish Language
13 3 (0.31%) Front Office
13 3 (0.31%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.31%) Law
14 2 (0.21%) Back Office
14 2 (0.21%) French Language
14 2 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 297 (30.71%) Developer
2 118 (12.20%) Analyst
3 73 (7.55%) Architect
4 66 (6.83%) Android Developer
4 66 (6.83%) DevOps Engineer
5 51 (5.27%) Consultant
5 51 (5.27%) Project Manager
6 47 (4.86%) Java Developer
7 39 (4.03%) Web Developer
8 37 (3.83%) JavaScript Developer
9 36 (3.72%) Senior Developer
10 31 (3.21%) HTML Developer
11 27 (2.79%) Solutions Architect
12 25 (2.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 24 (2.48%) .NET Developer
14 22 (2.28%) C# Developer
14 22 (2.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 21 (2.17%) C# .NET Developer
15 21 (2.17%) Digital Analyst
15 21 (2.17%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (20.27%) HTML
2 147 (15.20%) CSS
3 132 (13.65%) .NET
4 109 (11.27%) J2EE
5 103 (10.65%) Web Services
6 90 (9.31%) HTML5
7 72 (7.45%) JSON
8 69 (7.14%) Servlets
9 66 (6.83%) REST
10 61 (6.31%) XML
11 60 (6.20%) AngularJS
12 59 (6.10%) jQuery
13 48 (4.96%) RESTful
14 44 (4.55%) Spring
15 43 (4.45%) CSS3
16 31 (3.21%) Sass
16 31 (3.21%) SOAP
17 29 (3.00%) Android SDK
18 24 (2.48%) Ajax
19 23 (2.38%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 80 (8.27%) User Experience
2 55 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (5.07%) Mobile App
4 43 (4.45%) Social Media
5 36 (3.72%) Copywriting
6 29 (3.00%) Computer Science
7 27 (2.79%) Visualisation
8 20 (2.07%) Data Centre
9 17 (1.76%) Digital Media
10 16 (1.65%) Algorithms
11 13 (1.34%) Management Information System
11 13 (1.34%) Private Cloud
11 13 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
12 11 (1.14%) Social Network
13 10 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (1.03%) Mobile Payment
13 10 (1.03%) Statistics
14 9 (0.93%) Cryptography
15 8 (0.83%) Blog
15 8 (0.83%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 200 (20.68%) Linux
2 125 (12.93%) Android
3 121 (12.51%) Windows
4 47 (4.86%) Apple iOS
5 39 (4.03%) Unix
6 33 (3.41%) Windows Server
7 31 (3.21%) Ubuntu
8 27 (2.79%) CentOS
9 15 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (1.45%) Windows 7
11 12 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (1.14%) Windows 8
13 10 (1.03%) Debian
13 10 (1.03%) Mac OS
14 9 (0.93%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
16 7 (0.72%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.52%) Solaris
17 5 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
18 4 (0.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (32.57%) Analytics
2 300 (31.02%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (15.31%) Continuous Integration
4 139 (14.37%) DevOps
5 106 (10.96%) Configuration Management
6 103 (10.65%) E-Commerce
7 102 (10.55%) Open Source
8 101 (10.44%) SEO
9 87 (9.00%) Scrum
10 79 (8.17%) Digital Marketing
10 79 (8.17%) TDD
11 77 (7.96%) Android Development
12 73 (7.55%) Web Analytics
13 63 (6.51%) Unit Testing
14 60 (6.20%) Project Management
15 53 (5.48%) CRM
16 46 (4.76%) OO
16 46 (4.76%) Web Development
17 45 (4.65%) Content Management
17 45 (4.65%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 300 (31.02%) Java
2 189 (19.54%) JavaScript
3 106 (10.96%) Python
4 97 (10.03%) SQL
5 94 (9.72%) PHP
6 54 (5.58%) C#
7 49 (5.07%) Ruby
8 43 (4.45%) Perl
9 39 (4.03%) Bash Shell
10 26 (2.69%) C++
10 26 (2.69%) PowerShell
11 18 (1.86%) C
12 16 (1.65%) Go
13 12 (1.24%) Scala
14 11 (1.14%) Shell Script
14 11 (1.14%) VBA
15 8 (0.83%) Objective-C
16 6 (0.62%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.52%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 68 (7.03%) Degree
2 37 (3.83%) Security Cleared
3 24 (2.48%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (0.62%) CCNA
7 5 (0.52%) CCSA
7 5 (0.52%) CISM
7 5 (0.52%) CISSP
7 5 (0.52%) JNCIA
7 5 (0.52%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.52%) PMP
8 4 (0.41%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.41%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.21%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.31%) QA
2 10 (1.03%) SLA
3 8 (0.83%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.52%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.31%) WCAG
6 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.10%) MISRA
6 1 (0.10%) MISRA C
System Software
1 99 (10.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (6.20%) Xen
3 39 (4.03%) Active Directory
4 33 (3.41%) Docker
5 17 (1.76%) vCloud
6 15 (1.55%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.52%) NFS
7 5 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (0.41%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.41%) vSphere
9 3 (0.31%) Firmware
10 2 (0.21%) GlusterFS
10 2 (0.21%) LXC
10 2 (0.21%) pfSense
10 2 (0.21%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.21%) XenApp
10 2 (0.21%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.10%) iptables
11 1 (0.10%) KVM
Systems Management
1 122 (12.62%) Puppet
2 88 (9.10%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (4.24%) Ansible
4 16 (1.65%) Nagios
5 15 (1.55%) HAProxy
6 14 (1.45%) Kubernetes
7 12 (1.24%) Salt
8 11 (1.14%) logstash
9 10 (1.03%) CFEngine
9 10 (1.03%) Packer
10 9 (0.93%) Graphite
11 8 (0.83%) Cacti
11 8 (0.83%) Kibana
11 8 (0.83%) Terraform
11 8 (0.83%) ZABBIX
12 6 (0.62%) SCCM
13 5 (0.52%) Rundeck
14 4 (0.41%) Bacula
14 4 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
14 4 (0.41%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 186 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 115 (11.89%) VMware
3 92 (9.51%) Adobe
4 64 (6.62%) Oracle
5 39 (4.03%) Facebook
5 39 (4.03%) Salesforce.com
6 33 (3.41%) Red Hat
7 30 (3.10%) Omniture
7 30 (3.10%) Tableau
8 28 (2.90%) Twitter
9 22 (2.28%) Cisco
9 22 (2.28%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 18 (1.86%) Rackspace
11 17 (1.76%) IBM
11 17 (1.76%) WSO2
12 16 (1.65%) Atlassian
13 15 (1.55%) Apple
14 13 (1.34%) DoubleClick
15 11 (1.14%) Splunk
16 10 (1.03%) Polycom
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