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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 242 304 340
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +36
Contract jobs citing Google 472 309 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.84% 0.60% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 1.89% 1.29% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 188 140
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £246 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £360
% change year-on-year
- -9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 16 8
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.13 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.92% +2.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £14.01 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £35.00 £26.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £15.63 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+24.80% +20.19%

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
24986 23903 24821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.57% 46.22% 47.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14755 13590 12768
Average daily rate £385 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.28% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1228 1186 1392
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 26 November 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 26 November 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 26 November 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
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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 +65 448 £350 -6.66% 254
London +37 253 £368 -5.16% 134
South East +22 79 £318 +15.45% 36
City of London +32 58 £340 -17.07% 40
South West -3 30 £375 - 16
North West +10 28 £288 -17.85% 29
East Midlands +19 22 £325 - 10
Hampshire -16 20 £350 +118.75% 7
Manchester -5 17 £275 -26.66% 16
Northamptonshire +3 16 £325 - 1
Wiltshire +1 16 £260 - 4
East of England -10 16 £354 +4.04% 13
Buckinghamshire -3 15 £363 -14.70% 1
Berkshire +6 14 £288 +18.55% 6
Northampton +5 12 £313 - 1
Scotland -1 11 £350 - 4
West Midlands -11 11 £300 -7.69% 2
East Sussex +5 10 £150 - 7
Salisbury - 10 - - 1
Surrey -8 9 £325 +18.18% 5
Southampton - 9 £425 - 1
Maidenhead +9 8 £275 - 1
Hertfordshire -3 8 £250 - 3
Brighton +4 7 £150 - 6
Oxfordshire -20 7 £408 +63.00% 5
Glasgow - 7 £308 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames +3 6 £366 -
Bristol -6 6 £363 - 3
Preston - 6 £515 -
Somerset - 6 £550 - 3

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 242 (27.31%) Analytics
2 229 (25.85%) Google Analytics
3 228 (25.73%) Agile Software Development
4 214 (24.15%) JavaScript
5 211 (23.81%) Java
6 209 (23.59%) HTML
7 176 (19.86%) CSS
8 169 (19.07%) SQL
9 132 (14.90%) jQuery
10 131 (14.79%) Marketing
11 126 (14.22%) Windows
12 119 (13.43%) Android
13 117 (13.21%) JSON
14 111 (12.53%) TDD
15 109 (12.30%) XML
16 107 (12.08%) Google Apps
17 105 (11.85%) Linux
18 102 (11.51%) Git (software)
19 101 (11.40%) User Experience
20 95 (10.72%) Web Services
21 92 (10.38%) Android Development
22 91 (10.27%) Google Maps API
22 91 (10.27%) Finance
23 89 (10.05%) Facebook
24 87 (9.82%) Microsoft
24 87 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
25 84 (9.48%) HTML5
26 80 (9.03%) Twitter
26 80 (9.03%) Scrum
27 79 (8.92%) Mobile App

Google
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 75 (8.47%) CMS
2 54 (6.09%) Apache
3 40 (4.51%) Tomcat
4 31 (3.50%) Node.js
5 23 (2.60%) IBM Notes
6 22 (2.48%) WordPress
7 21 (2.37%) SharePoint
7 21 (2.37%) SAS
8 20 (2.26%) IIS
9 17 (1.92%) ArcGIS
10 15 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 14 (1.58%) nginx
12 13 (1.47%) Jetty
12 13 (1.47%) MS Exchange
13 12 (1.35%) WebSphere
13 12 (1.35%) Lotus Domino
14 11 (1.24%) OpenStack
15 9 (1.02%) Umbraco
15 9 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
15 9 (1.02%) Lync
Applications
1 56 (6.32%) MS Office
2 40 (4.51%) MS Excel
3 24 (2.71%) Photoshop
4 14 (1.58%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.58%) Spreadsheet
5 12 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (1.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (1.02%) SPSS
8 7 (0.79%) MS Project
9 6 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (0.56%) AutoCAD
11 4 (0.45%) InDesign
12 1 (0.11%) Open Workbench
12 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.11%) Blender
12 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 229 (25.85%) Google Analytics
2 28 (3.16%) WebTrends
3 21 (2.37%) SiteCatalyst
4 6 (0.68%) Optimost
5 4 (0.45%) Magento
6 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.11%) CA Clarity
7 1 (0.11%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 107 (12.08%) Google Apps
2 45 (5.08%) Google Cloud Platform
3 33 (3.72%) Google App Engine
4 24 (2.71%) Amazon EC2
4 24 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (1.35%) Office 365
7 11 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (1.13%) PaaS
9 9 (1.02%) SaaS
9 9 (1.02%) Basecamp
10 5 (0.56%) Heroku
11 3 (0.34%) GitHub
11 3 (0.34%) IaaS
12 1 (0.11%) Responsys
12 1 (0.11%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 69 (7.79%) Internet
2 44 (4.97%) HTTP
3 23 (2.60%) SSL
4 20 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
5 16 (1.81%) Firewall
5 16 (1.81%) Intranet
6 15 (1.69%) TCP/IP
6 15 (1.69%) VPN
7 13 (1.47%) FTP
8 12 (1.35%) DNS
8 12 (1.35%) DHCP
8 12 (1.35%) IPsec
9 10 (1.13%) LAN
9 10 (1.13%) WAN
9 10 (1.13%) SAN
10 7 (0.79%) Unified Communications
10 7 (0.79%) S/MIME
11 6 (0.68%) LDAP
12 4 (0.45%) Ethernet
13 3 (0.34%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (8.01%) MySQL
2 56 (6.32%) SQL Server
3 33 (3.72%) Relational Database
4 29 (3.27%) Big Data
5 21 (2.37%) MongoDB
6 20 (2.26%) NoSQL
7 18 (2.03%) Hadoop
8 17 (1.92%) SQLite
8 17 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (1.47%) Data Mining
10 11 (1.24%) DB2
11 10 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (1.02%) RDBMS
13 8 (0.90%) Oracle Database
13 8 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
14 6 (0.68%) Redis
15 3 (0.34%) BigQuery
15 3 (0.34%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 102 (11.51%) Git (software)
2 76 (8.58%) Subversion
3 44 (4.97%) Jenkins
4 36 (4.06%) JIRA
5 28 (3.16%) Eclipse
6 21 (2.37%) GoogleTest
7 19 (2.14%) Grunt
8 18 (2.03%) Jasmine
9 17 (1.92%) Visual Studio
10 15 (1.69%) Selenium
10 15 (1.69%) Ant
10 15 (1.69%) Maven
11 13 (1.47%) JUnit
12 12 (1.35%) TeamCity
13 9 (1.02%) Mockito
14 8 (0.90%) Dreamweaver
14 8 (0.90%) Trac
14 8 (0.90%) Cucumber
14 8 (0.90%) Rational DOORS
14 8 (0.90%) CppUnit
General
1 131 (14.79%) Marketing
2 91 (10.27%) Finance
3 36 (4.06%) Retail
4 33 (3.72%) Publishing
5 31 (3.50%) Banking
6 29 (3.27%) Telecoms
6 29 (3.27%) Games
7 19 (2.14%) Automotive
8 16 (1.81%) Advertising
9 12 (1.35%) Electronics
10 7 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.79%) Billing
10 7 (0.79%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.68%) Back Office
11 6 (0.68%) German Language
12 5 (0.56%) Music Industry
13 4 (0.45%) French Language
14 3 (0.34%) Legal
14 3 (0.34%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 374 (42.21%) Developer
2 160 (18.06%) Analyst
3 87 (9.82%) Android Developer
4 57 (6.43%) Front-End Developer
5 52 (5.87%) Java Developer
6 42 (4.74%) Web Developer
7 38 (4.29%) Senior Developer
8 32 (3.61%) Web Analyst
9 30 (3.39%) Mobile Developer
9 30 (3.39%) Service Desk Analyst
9 30 (3.39%) Service Analyst
10 28 (3.16%) Data Analyst
10 28 (3.16%) Lead Developer
10 28 (3.16%) Software Engineer
11 27 (3.05%) Architect
12 23 (2.60%) Consultant
13 22 (2.48%) Tester
14 21 (2.37%) Administrator
15 20 (2.26%) Designer
16 19 (2.14%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (23.59%) HTML
2 176 (19.86%) CSS
3 132 (14.90%) jQuery
4 117 (13.21%) JSON
5 109 (12.30%) XML
6 95 (10.72%) Web Services
7 91 (10.27%) Google Maps API
8 84 (9.48%) HTML5
9 77 (8.69%) REST
10 68 (7.67%) .NET
11 64 (7.22%) Spring
12 61 (6.88%) CSS3
13 58 (6.55%) Ajax
14 54 (6.09%) RESTful
15 43 (4.85%) AngularJS
16 40 (4.51%) GWT
17 38 (4.29%) J2EE
18 35 (3.95%) Android SDK
19 33 (3.72%) SOAP
20 30 (3.39%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 101 (11.40%) User Experience
2 87 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
3 79 (8.92%) Mobile App
4 61 (6.88%) Social Media
5 39 (4.40%) Open Source
6 23 (2.60%) Digital Media
7 22 (2.48%) Computer Science
8 21 (2.37%) W3C
9 17 (1.92%) Data Integration
9 17 (1.92%) Visualisation
9 17 (1.92%) Blackberry
10 16 (1.81%) Statistics
10 16 (1.81%) Data Structures
11 14 (1.58%) Management Information System
11 14 (1.58%) iPhone
12 12 (1.35%) GIS
13 10 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (1.02%) Blog
14 9 (1.02%) PKI
15 8 (0.90%) Google Search Appliance
Operating Systems
1 126 (14.22%) Windows
2 119 (13.43%) Android
3 105 (11.85%) Linux
4 71 (8.01%) Apple iOS
5 27 (3.05%) Windows 7
6 21 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (1.81%) Mac OS
9 13 (1.47%) UNIX
10 12 (1.35%) CentOS
11 11 (1.24%) Windows 8
12 10 (1.13%) Windows XP
12 10 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.79%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.56%) Windows Phone
15 4 (0.45%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.34%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.23%) Debian
17 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 1 (0.11%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (27.31%) Analytics
2 228 (25.73%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (12.53%) TDD
4 92 (10.38%) Android Development
5 80 (9.03%) Scrum
6 76 (8.58%) E-Commerce
7 68 (7.67%) Web Development
8 63 (7.11%) OO
9 61 (6.88%) Project Management
10 55 (6.21%) MVC
11 53 (5.98%) Migration
12 51 (5.76%) Content Management
13 49 (5.53%) Web Analytics
13 49 (5.53%) Responsive Web Design
14 48 (5.42%) Continuous Integration
14 48 (5.42%) SEO
15 45 (5.08%) Digital Marketing
16 41 (4.63%) Unit Testing
17 40 (4.51%) ITIL
17 40 (4.51%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 214 (24.15%) JavaScript
2 211 (23.81%) Java
3 169 (19.07%) SQL
4 61 (6.88%) Python
5 53 (5.98%) C#
6 47 (5.30%) PHP
7 33 (3.72%) C++
8 20 (2.26%) C
9 15 (1.69%) Perl
9 15 (1.69%) Ruby
10 12 (1.35%) Objective-C
11 11 (1.24%) PowerShell
12 9 (1.02%) T-SQL
13 8 (0.90%) VBA
13 8 (0.90%) Golang
14 7 (0.79%) PHP5
14 7 (0.79%) R
15 6 (0.68%) Google Apps Script
15 6 (0.68%) Scala
16 5 (0.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 71 (8.01%) Degree
2 48 (5.42%) Security Cleared
3 30 (3.39%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.90%) MCP
5 6 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (0.45%) MOS
6 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.45%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.23%) MCSE
7 2 (0.23%) CNE
7 2 (0.23%) Novell Certification
7 2 (0.23%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.23%) VCDX
8 1 (0.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.11%) PMP
8 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.69%) QA
2 7 (0.79%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.68%) WCAG
4 3 (0.34%) SLA
4 3 (0.34%) WAI
5 1 (0.11%) HL7
5 1 (0.11%) JTAG
5 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (4.29%) Active Directory
2 30 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.13%) Xen
4 7 (0.79%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.56%) vCloud
5 5 (0.56%) Docker
6 4 (0.45%) XenServer
7 3 (0.34%) HDFS
7 3 (0.34%) XenApp
8 2 (0.23%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.23%) vSphere
9 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (2.03%) Puppet
2 14 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.35%) Ansible
3 12 (1.35%) SCCM
4 7 (0.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (0.34%) SCOM
5 3 (0.34%) Salt
5 3 (0.34%) Hyperic
6 2 (0.23%) logstash
6 2 (0.23%) Kibana
6 2 (0.23%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.11%) FreeIPA
7 1 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.11%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.11%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.11%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 89 (10.05%) Facebook
2 87 (9.82%) Microsoft
3 80 (9.03%) Twitter
4 45 (5.08%) Oracle
4 45 (5.08%) Omniture
5 39 (4.40%) Adobe
6 34 (3.84%) VMware
7 23 (2.60%) Lotus
8 20 (2.26%) Tableau
9 18 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
10 15 (1.69%) Apple
10 15 (1.69%) Cisco
11 14 (1.58%) ESRI
11 14 (1.58%) Sitecore
12 13 (1.47%) Red Hat
13 12 (1.35%) Coremetrics
13 12 (1.35%) Citrix
14 11 (1.24%) Sophos
14 11 (1.24%) IBM
14 11 (1.24%) DoubleClick
West London
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £25 to £32 per hour Rate DOE, 6 Months + Extension, Home work 3 d
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Rate: £40000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Advanced Resource Managers
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £520 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £21.58 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Zetman
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £382.50 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago