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 1 October 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google
Rank 219 253 297
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +44
Contract jobs citing Google 603 541 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.15% 0.94% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category 2.55% 2.17% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 356 228
Median daily rate £423 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £554
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £388 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 25
Median hourly rate £18.81 £21.64 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% +10.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.54 £13.30 £15.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.50 £35.46 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.81 £28.50 £16.90
% change year-on-year
-34.01% +68.63%

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
23644 24948 26301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.90% 43.21% 45.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14457 14759 14896
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 857 1078 1208
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.46 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £42.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +46 593 £424 +5.93% 370
London +37 376 £425 +6.25% 121
South East +23 63 £400 - 59
City of London +35 62 £425 +15.25% 22
Yorkshire -3 38 £368 -5.16% 39
West Midlands +10 36 £485 +173.23% 26
West Yorkshire +8 28 £400 -20.00% 14
Leeds +8 26 £400 -20.00% 12
North West -2 26 £420 -5.08% 57
Berkshire +12 21 £313 +8.69% 8
Manchester -4 21 £420 -11.57% 24
South West +25 19 £475 +5.55% 21
Oxfordshire -3 16 £400 - 11
East Midlands -3 15 £413 +40.42% 22
East of England -7 12 £210 -47.50% 24
Oxford -8 12 £400 -5.88% 4
West Sussex +4 11 £423 +4.00% 2
Bracknell -6 10 £575 +35.29%
Tyne and Wear -27 10 £430 -14.00% 1
North East -28 10 £430 -14.00% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -31 10 £430 -14.00% 1
Coventry - 9 £588 - 4
Nottinghamshire -5 8 £450 +143.24% 11
Nottingham -8 8 £450 +143.24% 5
Shropshire - 8 £395 - 3
South Yorkshire -1 7 £275 -29.48% 8
Bristol +2 6 £513 +17.14% 4
Telford - 6 £395 - 2
Wiltshire - 6 £365 - 2
Hampshire +12 5 £438 +10.06% 17

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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.

1 421 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
2 324 (27.46%) Analytics
3 302 (25.59%) Java
4 278 (23.56%) Google Analytics
5 262 (22.20%) HTML
6 252 (21.36%) Amazon AWS
7 226 (19.15%) Linux
8 214 (18.14%) CSS
9 195 (16.53%) JavaScript
10 191 (16.19%) Microsoft Azure
11 179 (15.17%) Python
12 176 (14.92%) Marketing
13 174 (14.75%) Google Cloud Platform
14 171 (14.49%) Android
15 169 (14.32%) Git (software)
16 168 (14.24%) HTML5
17 167 (14.15%) JSON
18 165 (13.98%) Windows
19 164 (13.90%) Continuous Integration
20 159 (13.47%) REST
21 157 (13.31%) DevOps
21 157 (13.31%) Jenkins
22 156 (13.22%) Scrum
23 152 (12.88%) Ruby
23 152 (12.88%) SQL
24 149 (12.63%) Open Source
25 147 (12.46%) G Suite
26 137 (11.61%) User Experience
27 131 (11.10%) Spring
28 130 (11.02%) Microsoft

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 64 (5.42%) Confluence
2 63 (5.34%) CMS
3 51 (4.32%) Apache
4 37 (3.14%) Tomcat
5 35 (2.97%) SharePoint
6 34 (2.88%) OpenStack
7 31 (2.63%) nginx
8 26 (2.20%) Drupal
8 26 (2.20%) Mule
9 25 (2.12%) WebSphere
10 24 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
11 23 (1.95%) JBoss
12 22 (1.86%) WordPress
13 20 (1.69%) WebLogic
14 17 (1.44%) IIS
15 16 (1.36%) SAS
16 15 (1.27%) Jetty
16 15 (1.27%) Mongrel
17 12 (1.02%) Skype for Business
18 11 (0.93%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 83 (7.03%) MS Office
2 75 (6.36%) MS Excel
3 35 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (1.78%) MS Visio
5 18 (1.53%) Photoshop
6 16 (1.36%) MS Project
7 14 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 14 (1.19%) OmniGraffle
7 14 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
8 13 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 9 (0.76%) SPSS
10 3 (0.25%) InDesign
10 3 (0.25%) SOLIDWORKS
10 3 (0.25%) Stata
11 1 (0.085%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.085%) Gliffy
11 1 (0.085%) InVision
11 1 (0.085%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 21 (1.78%) WebTrends
2 12 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.76%) Magento
4 6 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.25%) Eikon
5 3 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.25%) Radian6
5 3 (0.25%) Sprinklr
6 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.17%) Exchequer
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.17%) Shopify
7 1 (0.085%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.085%) OpenText Process Suite
7 1 (0.085%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 278 (23.56%) Google Analytics
2 252 (21.36%) Amazon AWS
3 191 (16.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 174 (14.75%) Google Cloud Platform
5 147 (12.46%) G Suite
6 87 (7.37%) Google Play
7 65 (5.51%) Office 365
8 62 (5.25%) Google App Engine
9 54 (4.58%) PaaS
10 51 (4.32%) IaaS
11 48 (4.07%) SaaS
12 46 (3.90%) GitHub
13 45 (3.81%) Amazon EC2
14 40 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
15 38 (3.22%) Trello
16 23 (1.95%) Azure Active Directory
17 22 (1.86%) Google Tag Manager
18 19 (1.61%) AdWords
19 16 (1.36%) Adobe Analytics
20 15 (1.27%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 89 (7.54%) HTTP
2 46 (3.90%) VPN
3 36 (3.05%) DNS
4 34 (2.88%) Firewall
4 34 (2.88%) Wi-Fi
5 32 (2.71%) Internet
6 31 (2.63%) Wireless
7 30 (2.54%) LAN
8 29 (2.46%) WAN
9 25 (2.12%) DHCP
10 22 (1.86%) SSL
10 22 (1.86%) TCP/IP
11 19 (1.61%) FTP
12 16 (1.36%) VoIP
13 15 (1.27%) IPsec
13 15 (1.27%) Network Security
14 14 (1.19%) LDAP
15 13 (1.10%) Skype
16 12 (1.02%) Bluetooth
17 10 (0.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (5.68%) MySQL
2 47 (3.98%) MongoDB
3 43 (3.64%) Relational Database
4 37 (3.14%) NoSQL
5 30 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
6 28 (2.37%) SQL Server
7 23 (1.95%) Big Data
8 20 (1.69%) Hadoop
9 19 (1.61%) BigQuery
10 18 (1.53%) Redis
11 14 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
11 14 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 11 (0.93%) Mixpanel
14 10 (0.85%) Oracle Database
14 10 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (0.85%) SQLite
15 9 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
15 9 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 7 (0.59%) GIS
Development Applications
1 169 (14.32%) Git (software)
2 157 (13.31%) Jenkins
3 107 (9.07%) JIRA
4 90 (7.63%) JUnit
5 75 (6.36%) Subversion
6 47 (3.98%) Gradle
7 35 (2.97%) Selenium
8 34 (2.88%) Android Studio
9 27 (2.29%) Vagrant
10 26 (2.20%) Travis CI
11 25 (2.12%) Maven
11 25 (2.12%) Mockito
12 23 (1.95%) Robotium
13 22 (1.86%) Robolectric
14 20 (1.69%) Axure RP
15 17 (1.44%) TeamCity
16 16 (1.36%) Appium
16 16 (1.36%) git-flow
17 14 (1.19%) Hamcrest
17 14 (1.19%) jMock
General
1 176 (14.92%) Marketing
2 121 (10.25%) Finance
3 61 (5.17%) Retail
4 45 (3.81%) Banking
5 42 (3.56%) Publishing
6 23 (1.95%) Advertising
7 22 (1.86%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.27%) Games
9 14 (1.19%) Manufacturing
10 13 (1.10%) Legal
11 11 (0.93%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.68%) Law
12 8 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.59%) Electronics
14 4 (0.34%) Automotive
14 4 (0.34%) Brand Awareness
15 3 (0.25%) Back Office
15 3 (0.25%) Billing
15 3 (0.25%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 423 (35.85%) Developer
2 158 (13.39%) Analyst
3 119 (10.08%) Java Developer
4 117 (9.92%) Architect
5 87 (7.37%) Android Developer
6 73 (6.19%) DevOps Engineer
7 61 (5.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 53 (4.49%) Cloud Architect
9 37 (3.14%) Project Manager
10 36 (3.05%) Business Analyst
11 34 (2.88%) Angular Developer
12 33 (2.80%) Designer
13 31 (2.63%) Scala Developer
14 30 (2.54%) Technical Architect
15 28 (2.37%) Senior Developer
16 27 (2.29%) Consultant
16 27 (2.29%) Infrastructure Architect
17 26 (2.20%) Java Scala Developer
17 26 (2.20%) JavaScript Developer
17 26 (2.20%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (22.20%) HTML
2 214 (18.14%) CSS
3 168 (14.24%) HTML5
4 167 (14.15%) JSON
5 159 (13.47%) REST
6 131 (11.10%) Spring
7 130 (11.02%) RESTful
8 129 (10.93%) CSS3
9 110 (9.32%) Web Services
10 96 (8.14%) AngularJS
11 85 (7.20%) Ajax
12 78 (6.61%) XML
13 77 (6.53%) Django
14 76 (6.44%) Guice
15 74 (6.27%) Play Framework
16 73 (6.19%) Ruby on Rails
17 67 (5.68%) .NET
18 65 (5.51%) J2EE
19 54 (4.58%) jQuery
20 53 (4.49%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 137 (11.61%) User Experience
2 107 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (4.75%) Computer Science
4 54 (4.58%) Social Media
5 51 (4.32%) Mobile App
6 41 (3.47%) Visualisation
7 29 (2.46%) Public Cloud
8 28 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
9 25 (2.12%) Digital Media
10 24 (2.03%) Mathematics
11 23 (1.95%) Statistics
12 18 (1.53%) Taxonomies
13 17 (1.44%) Management Information System
14 15 (1.27%) Algorithms
14 15 (1.27%) Smartphone
14 15 (1.27%) Virtual Team
15 13 (1.10%) Data Centre
15 13 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
15 13 (1.10%) Private Cloud
16 10 (0.85%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 226 (19.15%) Linux
2 171 (14.49%) Android
3 165 (13.98%) Windows
4 99 (8.39%) Apple iOS
5 45 (3.81%) Mac OS X
6 38 (3.22%) Unix
7 32 (2.71%) Windows 7
8 31 (2.63%) Windows Server
9 21 (1.78%) CentOS
10 19 (1.61%) Ubuntu
11 16 (1.36%) Windows 8
12 12 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (1.02%) Windows 10
13 9 (0.76%) Debian
13 9 (0.76%) Windows XP
14 8 (0.68%) Mac OS
15 7 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (0.42%) Mac OS X Server
17 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
18 2 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 421 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
2 324 (27.46%) Analytics
3 164 (13.90%) Continuous Integration
4 157 (13.31%) DevOps
5 156 (13.22%) Scrum
6 149 (12.63%) Open Source
7 126 (10.68%) E-Commerce
8 113 (9.58%) Automated Testing
9 110 (9.32%) Web Development
10 102 (8.64%) TDD
11 95 (8.05%) SEO
12 94 (7.97%) Android Development
13 80 (6.78%) Migration
14 76 (6.44%) MVC
15 73 (6.19%) Configuration Management
15 73 (6.19%) Responsive Web Design
16 71 (6.02%) Front End Development
17 66 (5.59%) Digital Marketing
18 65 (5.51%) Web Design
19 63 (5.34%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 302 (25.59%) Java
2 195 (16.53%) JavaScript
3 179 (15.17%) Python
4 152 (12.88%) Ruby
4 152 (12.88%) SQL
5 97 (8.22%) C#
6 79 (6.69%) Scala
7 57 (4.83%) PHP
8 50 (4.24%) Bash Shell
9 46 (3.90%) Perl
10 39 (3.31%) C++
11 31 (2.63%) PowerShell
12 25 (2.12%) R
13 24 (2.03%) Shell Script
14 22 (1.86%) Go
15 18 (1.53%) VBA
16 16 (1.36%) Objective-C
17 15 (1.27%) Apple Swift
18 14 (1.19%) C
19 13 (1.10%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 108 (9.15%) Degree
2 67 (5.68%) Security Cleared
3 42 (3.56%) SC Cleared
4 25 (2.12%) CISSP
5 24 (2.03%) BPSS Clearance
6 11 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
8 6 (0.51%) MCSE
9 5 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.42%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.34%) MCSA
10 4 (0.34%) RHCE
10 4 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 3 (0.25%) CCA
11 3 (0.25%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.25%) ISEB
11 3 (0.25%) MCP
11 3 (0.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.71%) QA
2 20 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (1.02%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.85%) SLA
5 5 (0.42%) Actionable Recommendations
6 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.085%) GCP
7 1 (0.085%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.085%) MISRA
System Software
1 129 (10.93%) Active Directory
2 91 (7.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (5.25%) Docker
4 55 (4.66%) Hyper-V
5 28 (2.37%) Xen
6 23 (1.95%) vCloud
7 18 (1.53%) vSphere
8 12 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (0.85%) VirtualBox
10 9 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 6 (0.51%) BitLocker
12 6 (0.51%) XenApp
12 6 (0.51%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.34%) HDFS
13 4 (0.34%) KVM
14 3 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.25%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.17%) LXC
15 2 (0.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 111 (9.41%) Puppet
2 79 (6.69%) Ansible
3 52 (4.41%) SCCM
4 38 (3.22%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (2.29%) Kibana
6 22 (1.86%) Microsoft Intune
7 20 (1.69%) Kubernetes
8 19 (1.61%) logstash
9 16 (1.36%) Terraform
9 16 (1.36%) ZABBIX
10 14 (1.19%) Packer
11 13 (1.10%) AirWatch
11 13 (1.10%) Graphite
11 13 (1.10%) Uchiwa
12 12 (1.02%) Casper Suite
12 12 (1.02%) HAProxy
12 12 (1.02%) Salt
13 10 (0.85%) Rundeck
14 8 (0.68%) Grafana
15 6 (0.51%) Nagios
Vendors
1 130 (11.02%) Microsoft
2 117 (9.92%) VMware
3 70 (5.93%) Adobe
4 64 (5.42%) Apple
5 59 (5.00%) Facebook
6 52 (4.41%) Cisco
7 37 (3.14%) Oracle
7 37 (3.14%) Tableau
8 31 (2.63%) Omniture
9 29 (2.46%) Red Hat
9 29 (2.46%) Twitter
10 23 (1.95%) IBM
11 21 (1.78%) Rackspace
12 19 (1.61%) Atlassian
12 19 (1.61%) Citrix
12 19 (1.61%) Palo Alto
13 18 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
14 17 (1.44%) Juniper
14 17 (1.44%) SaltStack
15 16 (1.36%) HP
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