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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google
UK
Rank 190 264 301
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +37
Contract jobs citing Google 596 479 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.31% 0.94% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 2.94% 2.16% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 317 228
Median daily rate £400 £396 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +13.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 22
Median hourly rate £15.85 £18.50 £25.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.32% -26.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.55 £15.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.80 £25.32 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.85 £18.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-14.32% -35.51%

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
20244 22187 23474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.48% 43.33% 45.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12562 13276 13436
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 733 837 949
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £55.00 £44.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Google
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Google as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the UK over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +63 573 £400 - 377
London +25 288 £425 +6.25% 150
South East +60 109 £400 +6.66% 43
Yorkshire +36 39 £410 -13.68% 35
West Midlands +7 38 £275 -31.25% 18
West Yorkshire +29 31 £400 -20.00% 14
South West +9 27 £450 +38.46% 14
Leeds +21 26 £410 -15.02% 6
North West +30 25 £550 +46.66% 68
West Sussex -3 24 £410 -2.08% 2
City of London -6 23 £363 -3.33% 41
Berkshire +26 22 £200 -44.05% 7
North East +6 20 £385 - 7
Newcastle upon Tyne +13 19 £385 - 6
Tyne and Wear +1 19 £385 - 6
Manchester +15 18 £550 +22.22% 40
Kent +27 17 £370 +111.42% 3
East of England -10 17 £325 -25.71% 13
Oxfordshire -3 15 £405 +8.00% 6
Shropshire +22 12 £294 -26.56% 3
Hampshire +13 12 £400 -5.88% 10
Warwickshire -1 9 £115 - 2
Slough +13 8 £180 -47.05% 2
Scotland +5 8 £313 +56.25% 3
Bristol +2 8 £400 +23.07% 2
Oxford -1 8 £405 +1.25% 4
Hertfordshire - 8 £300 - 3
Wiltshire +4 7 £275 -24.13% 2
Buckinghamshire -3 7 £394 +16.66% 5
Worthing -14 7 £512 - 1

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Google also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Google.

1 375 (32.78%) Agile Software Development
2 355 (31.03%) Analytics
3 293 (25.61%) Google Analytics
4 281 (24.56%) HTML
4 281 (24.56%) Java
5 255 (22.29%) CSS
6 248 (21.68%) JavaScript
7 228 (19.93%) Amazon AWS
8 227 (19.84%) Python
9 223 (19.49%) Linux
10 207 (18.09%) Google Cloud Platform
11 187 (16.35%) Git (software)
12 181 (15.82%) Marketing
13 178 (15.56%) Jenkins
14 166 (14.51%) Continuous Integration
15 165 (14.42%) HTML5
16 162 (14.16%) Windows
17 149 (13.02%) SQL
18 142 (12.41%) DevOps
19 138 (12.06%) CSS3
20 137 (11.98%) REST
20 137 (11.98%) Ruby
21 135 (11.80%) JIRA
22 134 (11.71%) Open Source
23 125 (10.93%) Scrum
24 124 (10.84%) Android
25 122 (10.66%) User Experience
25 122 (10.66%) AngularJS
26 121 (10.58%) Microsoft
27 117 (10.23%) Finance

Google
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 79 (6.91%) Apache
2 78 (6.82%) Confluence
3 73 (6.38%) CMS
4 55 (4.81%) nginx
5 52 (4.55%) Tomcat
6 34 (2.97%) IIS
7 33 (2.88%) WebSphere
8 32 (2.80%) Apache Spark
9 29 (2.53%) Jetty
10 27 (2.36%) Mongrel
11 24 (2.10%) SharePoint
12 22 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
13 21 (1.84%) WebLogic
14 19 (1.66%) SAS
15 18 (1.57%) JBoss
15 18 (1.57%) OpenStack
16 17 (1.49%) Drupal
16 17 (1.49%) WordPress
17 13 (1.14%) Apache Qpid
17 13 (1.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 73 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 41 (3.58%) MS Office
3 37 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (1.92%) Photoshop
5 17 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
6 15 (1.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.70%) InDesign
7 8 (0.70%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.70%) OmniGraffle
8 7 (0.61%) SPSS
9 6 (0.52%) MS Project
10 5 (0.44%) InVision
10 5 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.35%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.35%) SOLIDWORKS
12 3 (0.26%) Stata
13 1 (0.087%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.087%) Edge Animate
13 1 (0.087%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.087%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 13 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.96%) Adobe Campaign
3 7 (0.61%) WebTrends
4 6 (0.52%) Sprinklr
5 5 (0.44%) Eloqua
5 5 (0.44%) Magento
5 5 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.26%) FastStats
7 3 (0.26%) FastStats PeopleStage
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.087%) BondVision
9 1 (0.087%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.087%) Eikon
9 1 (0.087%) Radian6
9 1 (0.087%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.087%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.087%) SessionCam
9 1 (0.087%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 293 (25.61%) Google Analytics
2 228 (19.93%) Amazon AWS
3 207 (18.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 114 (9.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 73 (6.38%) G Suite
6 66 (5.77%) Google App Engine
7 54 (4.72%) GitHub
8 46 (4.02%) Google Play
9 38 (3.32%) Amazon EC2
9 38 (3.32%) Google Tag Manager
10 35 (3.06%) Adobe Analytics
11 31 (2.71%) Google Drive
11 31 (2.71%) IaaS
12 26 (2.27%) Office 365
12 26 (2.27%) SaaS
13 23 (2.01%) PaaS
14 16 (1.40%) AdWords
15 15 (1.31%) Amazon S3
16 13 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
16 13 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 110 (9.62%) HTTP
2 60 (5.24%) TCP/IP
3 48 (4.20%) Internet
4 45 (3.93%) SSL
5 43 (3.76%) DNS
6 37 (3.23%) DHCP
7 31 (2.71%) VoIP
8 30 (2.62%) IPsec
9 29 (2.53%) FTP
10 23 (2.01%) Firewall
11 18 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
12 17 (1.49%) Wireshark
13 16 (1.40%) VPN
14 14 (1.22%) AMQP
14 14 (1.22%) Intranet
15 13 (1.14%) LDAP
16 9 (0.79%) Bluetooth
16 9 (0.79%) Kerberos
16 9 (0.79%) WAN
17 8 (0.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (5.77%) MySQL
2 62 (5.42%) Relational Database
3 57 (4.98%) Hadoop
4 53 (4.63%) SQL Server
5 50 (4.37%) Big Data
6 39 (3.41%) NoSQL
7 38 (3.32%) MongoDB
8 29 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
9 27 (2.36%) Redis
10 23 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (1.57%) BigQuery
12 13 (1.14%) Apache Hive
12 13 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (0.87%) HBase
15 9 (0.79%) MS Access
15 9 (0.79%) Riak
16 8 (0.70%) Amazon Redshift
16 8 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
16 8 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 187 (16.35%) Git (software)
2 178 (15.56%) Jenkins
3 135 (11.80%) JIRA
4 65 (5.68%) JUnit
5 64 (5.59%) Subversion
6 42 (3.67%) Selenium
7 40 (3.50%) Maven
8 39 (3.41%) Cucumber
9 36 (3.15%) Bitbucket
10 35 (3.06%) Travis CI
11 31 (2.71%) Ant
12 28 (2.45%) Grunt
13 23 (2.01%) Axure RP
14 21 (1.84%) Gradle
15 20 (1.75%) TeamCity
16 18 (1.57%) gulp
17 17 (1.49%) Eclipse
18 16 (1.40%) GoogleTest
18 16 (1.40%) Karma Test Runner
19 15 (1.31%) Sublime Text
General
1 181 (15.82%) Marketing
2 117 (10.23%) Finance
3 51 (4.46%) Retail
4 47 (4.11%) Banking
5 33 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 24 (2.10%) Investment Banking
7 23 (2.01%) Publishing
8 20 (1.75%) Advertising
9 18 (1.57%) Games
10 17 (1.49%) Legal
11 15 (1.31%) Manufacturing
12 14 (1.22%) Front Office
13 13 (1.14%) Electronics
14 6 (0.52%) Back Office
14 6 (0.52%) Mandarin Language
14 6 (0.52%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.35%) Automotive
17 3 (0.26%) German Language
18 2 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 416 (36.36%) Developer
2 157 (13.72%) Analyst
3 79 (6.91%) Java Developer
4 77 (6.73%) Architect
5 63 (5.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 52 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
7 51 (4.46%) Consultant
8 44 (3.85%) Scala Developer
9 43 (3.76%) JavaScript Developer
10 41 (3.58%) Android Developer
11 39 (3.41%) Business Analyst
12 36 (3.15%) Senior Developer
12 36 (3.15%) Web Developer
13 31 (2.71%) Web Manager
14 30 (2.62%) Designer
15 28 (2.45%) Cloud Architect
16 27 (2.36%) Digital Analyst
16 27 (2.36%) UI Developer
17 26 (2.27%) Cloud Engineer
18 25 (2.19%) Analytics Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (24.56%) HTML
2 255 (22.29%) CSS
3 165 (14.42%) HTML5
4 138 (12.06%) CSS3
5 137 (11.98%) REST
6 122 (10.66%) AngularJS
7 117 (10.23%) JSON
7 117 (10.23%) Spring
8 110 (9.62%) Web Services
9 103 (9.00%) jQuery
10 80 (6.99%) .NET
10 80 (6.99%) RESTful
11 78 (6.82%) Django
12 75 (6.56%) Guice
13 74 (6.47%) Ajax
14 73 (6.38%) Ruby on Rails
15 66 (5.77%) Node.js
16 59 (5.16%) Spring MVC
17 58 (5.07%) Play Framework
18 49 (4.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 122 (10.66%) User Experience
2 92 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (4.46%) Mobile App
4 43 (3.76%) Social Media
5 22 (1.92%) Smartphone
6 21 (1.84%) Algorithms
7 19 (1.66%) Computer Science
8 18 (1.57%) Digital Media
9 16 (1.40%) Public Cloud
10 14 (1.22%) iPad
10 14 (1.22%) Management Information System
11 11 (0.96%) iPhone
12 9 (0.79%) Credit Risk
12 9 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
12 9 (0.79%) Replication
12 9 (0.79%) Virtual Team
13 8 (0.70%) Blackberry
13 8 (0.70%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.70%) Cloud Native
14 7 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 223 (19.49%) Linux
2 162 (14.16%) Windows
3 124 (10.84%) Android
4 69 (6.03%) Apple iOS
5 53 (4.63%) Unix
6 41 (3.58%) Windows 7
7 32 (2.80%) Mac OS X
8 29 (2.53%) Ubuntu
9 25 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (1.84%) Windows 10
10 21 (1.84%) Windows Server
11 17 (1.49%) CentOS
12 10 (0.87%) Windows XP
13 9 (0.79%) CoreOS
13 9 (0.79%) Mac OS
13 9 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.35%) SmartOS
16 3 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (32.78%) Agile Software Development
2 355 (31.03%) Analytics
3 166 (14.51%) Continuous Integration
4 142 (12.41%) DevOps
5 134 (11.71%) Open Source
6 125 (10.93%) Scrum
7 109 (9.53%) Configuration Management
8 92 (8.04%) MVC
9 90 (7.87%) Automated Testing
9 90 (7.87%) Web Analytics
10 87 (7.60%) Web Development
11 82 (7.17%) Responsive Web Design
12 79 (6.91%) E-Commerce
13 77 (6.73%) Web Design
14 73 (6.38%) TDD
15 67 (5.86%) Front End Development
16 65 (5.68%) SEO
17 64 (5.59%) Digital Marketing
18 61 (5.33%) BDD
19 59 (5.16%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 281 (24.56%) Java
2 248 (21.68%) JavaScript
3 227 (19.84%) Python
4 149 (13.02%) SQL
5 137 (11.98%) Ruby
6 108 (9.44%) C#
7 86 (7.52%) Scala
8 64 (5.59%) Bash Shell
9 52 (4.55%) PHP
10 51 (4.46%) C++
11 49 (4.28%) Perl
12 37 (3.23%) Go
13 32 (2.80%) R
14 27 (2.36%) Groovy
15 25 (2.19%) PowerShell
16 19 (1.66%) Objective-C
17 15 (1.31%) C
17 15 (1.31%) Haskell
17 15 (1.31%) PL/SQL
17 15 (1.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (5.33%) Degree
2 60 (5.24%) Security Cleared
3 32 (2.80%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.14%) DV Cleared
5 10 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (0.79%) PhD
7 7 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (0.61%) DBS Check
7 7 (0.61%) MBA
8 6 (0.52%) CISSP
8 6 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
8 6 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.52%) MCSE
9 4 (0.35%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.35%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.35%) PMP
10 3 (0.26%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.26%) SANS
10 3 (0.26%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.15%) QA
2 13 (1.14%) PMO
2 13 (1.14%) SLA
3 11 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (0.79%) Actionable Recommendations
5 8 (0.70%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.61%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.44%) SDET
8 4 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.17%) FedRAMP
9 2 (0.17%) Government Security Classifications
9 2 (0.17%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.17%) HL7
9 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.17%) MiFID
10 1 (0.087%) EMIR
10 1 (0.087%) GCP
System Software
1 88 (7.69%) Docker
2 85 (7.43%) Active Directory
3 50 (4.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (3.15%) Xen
5 13 (1.14%) HDFS
6 11 (0.96%) XenApp
6 11 (0.96%) XenDesktop
7 10 (0.87%) vSphere
8 9 (0.79%) BitLocker
8 9 (0.79%) Hyper-V
9 8 (0.70%) VirtualBox
10 7 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.52%) vCloud
12 4 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.26%) GPFS
14 2 (0.17%) Apache Flume
14 2 (0.17%) Gluster
14 2 (0.17%) LXC
14 2 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 81 (7.08%) Puppet
2 65 (5.68%) Ansible
3 51 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (2.53%) Kibana
5 26 (2.27%) SCCM
5 26 (2.27%) Terraform
6 20 (1.75%) Kubernetes
7 19 (1.66%) Grafana
8 16 (1.40%) Nagios
8 16 (1.40%) Salt
9 14 (1.22%) ZABBIX
10 9 (0.79%) Mesos
11 8 (0.70%) Hadoop YARN
11 8 (0.70%) WSUS
12 7 (0.61%) Ambari
12 7 (0.61%) logstash
13 5 (0.44%) Capistrano
13 5 (0.44%) Jamf Pro
13 5 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (0.44%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 121 (10.58%) Microsoft
2 104 (9.09%) Adobe
3 67 (5.86%) VMware
4 65 (5.68%) Apple
5 57 (4.98%) Oracle
6 56 (4.90%) Tableau
7 30 (2.62%) IBM
8 27 (2.36%) SAP
9 25 (2.19%) Red Hat
10 24 (2.10%) Citrix
10 24 (2.10%) Omniture
10 24 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
11 21 (1.84%) Facebook
11 21 (1.84%) HP
12 20 (1.75%) Splunk
13 16 (1.40%) DoubleClick
13 16 (1.40%) Twitter
14 15 (1.31%) SaltStack
14 15 (1.31%) Symantec
15 14 (1.22%) Rackspace
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