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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 250 254 339
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +85
Contract jobs citing Google 444 408 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.77% 0.78% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 1.68% 1.68% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 265 150
Average daily rate
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£375 £360 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +15.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
- +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 20 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £26.31 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.49% +13.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £14.00 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £46.40 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £29.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
-45.08% +27.56%

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
26399 24249 26884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.88% 46.64% 46.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14976 13582 13652
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1091 1356
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -4 423 £375 +3.44% 219
London -14 244 £400 +6.66% 123
South East +25 71 £325 - 28
City of London -6 42 £350 -12.50% 28
East Midlands +24 22 £400 -5.88% 6
Berkshire +15 18 £208 -13.54% 5
East of England -30 18 £425 +17.07% 15
North West +5 17 £400 +19.40% 20
West Midlands -19 17 £325 +16.07% 5
Northamptonshire +14 16 £400 - 4
Northampton +12 15 £400 - 2
Kent - 15 £350 - 5
Yorkshire +17 14 £381 - 10
South West -30 14 £300 +29.03% 9
Surrey +9 13 £425 +25.00% 6
Scotland -13 13 £363 +18.85% 2
West Yorkshire +9 12 £475 - 3
Leeds +9 12 £475 - 3
Warwickshire -7 11 £325 -7.14% 1
Hertfordshire -19 11 £250 -16.66% 5
Glasgow - 10 £375 - 1
Manchester -5 9 £275 -17.91% 10
Hampshire -20 9 £325 -2.40% 7
Buckinghamshire 0 8 £350 +75.00% 1
Bracknell - 7 £165 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £205 -
Milton Keynes +3 5 - - 1
Preston - 5 £515 - 1
Lancashire - 5 £515 - 4
Leicestershire - 5 £325 -

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 220 (27.71%) Analytics
2 216 (27.20%) Java
3 207 (26.07%) Google Analytics
4 187 (23.55%) HTML
5 178 (22.42%) Agile Software Development
6 155 (19.52%) JavaScript
6 155 (19.52%) SQL
7 136 (17.13%) CSS
8 126 (15.87%) XML
8 126 (15.87%) TDD
9 125 (15.74%) Marketing
10 120 (15.11%) Android
11 117 (14.74%) JSON
12 97 (12.22%) Facebook
13 94 (11.84%) Android Development
14 93 (11.71%) Twitter
15 91 (11.46%) Windows
16 88 (11.08%) jQuery
17 87 (10.96%) REST
18 85 (10.71%) Mobile App
18 85 (10.71%) User Experience
19 84 (10.58%) Linux
20 80 (10.08%) E-Commerce
20 80 (10.08%) Spring
21 79 (9.95%) Finance
22 77 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
22 77 (9.70%) Git (software)
23 76 (9.57%) Google Apps
23 76 (9.57%) Internet
24 74 (9.32%) Apple iOS

Google
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 73 (9.19%) CMS
2 43 (5.42%) Tomcat
3 38 (4.79%) Apache
4 24 (3.02%) IIS
5 23 (2.90%) Node.js
6 19 (2.39%) Jetty
7 18 (2.27%) WordPress
7 18 (2.27%) nginx
7 18 (2.27%) IBM Notes
7 18 (2.27%) SAS
8 17 (2.14%) WebSphere
9 15 (1.89%) SharePoint
10 14 (1.76%) ArcGIS
11 13 (1.64%) MS Exchange
11 13 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 12 (1.51%) OpenStack
13 11 (1.39%) Lotus Domino
14 9 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
14 9 (1.13%) Umbraco
15 8 (1.01%) Lync
Applications
1 42 (5.29%) MS Excel
2 35 (4.41%) Photoshop
3 34 (4.28%) MS Office
4 16 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (1.64%) Adobe Illustrator
5 13 (1.64%) MS Visio
6 11 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.63%) SPSS
8 4 (0.50%) Fireworks
8 4 (0.50%) InDesign
9 3 (0.38%) MS Project
9 3 (0.38%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.13%) Blender
10 1 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.13%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 207 (26.07%) Google Analytics
2 32 (4.03%) WebTrends
3 25 (3.15%) SiteCatalyst
4 3 (0.38%) Magento
4 3 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.13%) Tridion
6 1 (0.13%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 76 (9.57%) Google Apps
2 52 (6.55%) Google App Engine
3 34 (4.28%) Cloud Computing
3 34 (4.28%) Amazon EC2
4 31 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (1.39%) Office 365
6 11 (1.39%) SaaS
7 9 (1.13%) PaaS
7 9 (1.13%) Google Compute Engine
8 5 (0.63%) IaaS
9 4 (0.50%) Basecamp
10 3 (0.38%) GitHub
11 2 (0.25%) Heroku
11 2 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 76 (9.57%) Internet
2 42 (5.29%) HTTP
3 28 (3.53%) SSL
4 24 (3.02%) TCP/IP
5 23 (2.90%) FTP
6 20 (2.52%) DNS
7 19 (2.39%) DHCP
7 19 (2.39%) IPsec
8 11 (1.39%) Intranet
9 9 (1.13%) WAN
9 9 (1.13%) SAN
10 8 (1.01%) LAN
10 8 (1.01%) Firewall
11 7 (0.88%) Unified Communications
11 7 (0.88%) S/MIME
12 6 (0.76%) LDAP
13 4 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (0.50%) SSH
14 3 (0.38%) NGN
14 3 (0.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (7.30%) MySQL
1 58 (7.30%) SQL Server
2 37 (4.66%) Relational Database
3 29 (3.65%) Hadoop
4 26 (3.27%) Big Data
5 24 (3.02%) NoSQL
6 21 (2.64%) MongoDB
6 21 (2.64%) Data Mining
7 18 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (1.89%) DB2
9 14 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (1.64%) Oracle Database
11 12 (1.51%) Redis
12 10 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (1.26%) SQLite
13 9 (1.13%) RDBMS
14 8 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
16 5 (0.63%) Apache Hive
16 5 (0.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 77 (9.70%) Git (software)
2 52 (6.55%) Subversion
3 41 (5.16%) Jenkins
4 33 (4.16%) JIRA
5 19 (2.39%) Maven
6 18 (2.27%) Eclipse
6 18 (2.27%) Jasmine
7 15 (1.89%) Ant
8 13 (1.64%) Visual Studio
8 13 (1.64%) Mockito
9 12 (1.51%) JUnit
9 12 (1.51%) GoogleTest
10 10 (1.26%) Bitbucket
10 10 (1.26%) Dreamweaver
11 9 (1.13%) Selenium
12 8 (1.01%) CppUnit
12 8 (1.01%) Grunt
13 7 (0.88%) Gradle
13 7 (0.88%) TeamCity
14 6 (0.76%) TestNG
General
1 125 (15.74%) Marketing
2 79 (9.95%) Finance
3 38 (4.79%) Retail
4 37 (4.66%) Games
5 31 (3.90%) Publishing
6 25 (3.15%) Banking
7 20 (2.52%) Advertising
8 16 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
9 13 (1.64%) Telecoms
10 10 (1.26%) Automotive
11 9 (1.13%) Investment Banking
11 9 (1.13%) German Language
12 8 (1.01%) Billing
13 5 (0.63%) French Language
14 4 (0.50%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.50%) Electronics
14 4 (0.50%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.38%) Back Office
16 2 (0.25%) Law
16 2 (0.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 363 (45.72%) Developer
2 115 (14.48%) Analyst
3 89 (11.21%) Android Developer
4 62 (7.81%) Java Developer
5 45 (5.67%) Front-End Developer
6 43 (5.42%) Mobile Developer
7 42 (5.29%) Lead Developer
8 41 (5.16%) Senior Developer
9 36 (4.53%) Architect
10 32 (4.03%) Web Developer
11 25 (3.15%) Consultant
11 25 (3.15%) Designer
12 19 (2.39%) Service Analyst
12 19 (2.39%) Service Desk Analyst
13 18 (2.27%) Web Analyst
14 17 (2.14%) Administrator
14 17 (2.14%) Software Engineer
15 16 (2.02%) Data Analyst
16 15 (1.89%) Project Manager
16 15 (1.89%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (23.55%) HTML
2 136 (17.13%) CSS
3 126 (15.87%) XML
4 117 (14.74%) JSON
5 88 (11.08%) jQuery
6 87 (10.96%) REST
7 80 (10.08%) Spring
8 73 (9.19%) Web Services
9 67 (8.44%) HTML5
10 64 (8.06%) Google Maps API
11 56 (7.05%) .NET
12 50 (6.30%) OAuth
13 43 (5.42%) CSS3
14 40 (5.04%) GWT
15 37 (4.66%) SOAP
16 36 (4.53%) J2EE
17 34 (4.28%) Servlets
18 33 (4.16%) Hibernate
19 32 (4.03%) Ajax
19 32 (4.03%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 85 (10.71%) Mobile App
1 85 (10.71%) User Experience
2 77 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
3 69 (8.69%) Social Media
4 50 (6.30%) Open Source
5 23 (2.90%) Digital Media
6 21 (2.64%) Visualisation
7 20 (2.52%) Computer Science
8 18 (2.27%) iPad
9 17 (2.14%) Data Integration
9 17 (2.14%) Blackberry
10 15 (1.89%) iPhone
10 15 (1.89%) Statistics
11 14 (1.76%) W3C
12 11 (1.39%) GIS
12 11 (1.39%) Copywriting
13 9 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (1.01%) Social Network
14 8 (1.01%) EPoS
15 7 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 120 (15.11%) Android
2 91 (11.46%) Windows
3 84 (10.58%) Linux
4 74 (9.32%) Apple iOS
5 21 (2.64%) Windows 7
6 19 (2.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (2.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (2.14%) UNIX
8 12 (1.51%) CentOS
9 10 (1.26%) Windows XP
10 8 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.76%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (0.63%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.63%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.50%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.38%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.38%) Debian
15 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (27.71%) Analytics
2 178 (22.42%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (15.87%) TDD
4 94 (11.84%) Android Development
5 80 (10.08%) E-Commerce
6 71 (8.94%) SEO
7 60 (7.56%) MVC
7 60 (7.56%) Project Management
8 58 (7.30%) SOA
9 57 (7.18%) Scrum
10 55 (6.93%) Digital Marketing
11 50 (6.30%) Web Development
12 49 (6.17%) Content Management
13 47 (5.92%) Mobile Application Development
14 46 (5.79%) Use Case
15 45 (5.67%) Continuous Integration
16 44 (5.54%) BDD
17 43 (5.42%) Migration
18 42 (5.29%) OO
19 41 (5.16%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 216 (27.20%) Java
2 155 (19.52%) JavaScript
2 155 (19.52%) SQL
3 48 (6.05%) Python
4 41 (5.16%) C#
5 34 (4.28%) PHP
6 29 (3.65%) C++
7 19 (2.39%) Perl
7 19 (2.39%) Objective-C
8 10 (1.26%) C
9 8 (1.01%) Ruby
9 8 (1.01%) T-SQL
9 8 (1.01%) Golang
10 7 (0.88%) R
10 7 (0.88%) Bash Shell
11 6 (0.76%) Groovy
11 6 (0.76%) PowerShell
11 6 (0.76%) Google Apps Script
12 4 (0.50%) PHP5
12 4 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 71 (8.94%) Degree
2 19 (2.39%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.13%) MCP
4 6 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.63%) BC Cleared
6 4 (0.50%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.50%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.50%) MOS
7 3 (0.38%) MCSE
8 2 (0.25%) PMP
8 2 (0.25%) CNE
8 2 (0.25%) Novell Certification
8 2 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.25%) VCDX
9 1 (0.13%) MySQL Certification
9 1 (0.13%) MCITP
9 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.76%) QA
2 6 (0.76%) WCAG
3 5 (0.63%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.38%) SLA
4 3 (0.38%) HL7
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (4.79%) Active Directory
1 38 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (2.14%) Xen
3 7 (0.88%) Hyper-V
3 7 (0.88%) HDFS
4 5 (0.63%) vCloud
5 4 (0.50%) XenServer
6 3 (0.38%) XenApp
6 3 (0.38%) Docker
7 2 (0.25%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.25%) vSphere
8 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.13%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.13%) NFS
8 1 (0.13%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.13%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 26 (3.27%) Puppet
2 16 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.39%) Ansible
4 7 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (0.38%) Salt
5 3 (0.38%) SCCM
5 3 (0.38%) SCOM
5 3 (0.38%) Hyperic
6 2 (0.25%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.25%) Kibana
6 2 (0.25%) Chukwa
6 2 (0.25%) logstash
6 2 (0.25%) Oozie
7 1 (0.13%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.13%) YUM
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.13%) Nagios
7 1 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 97 (12.22%) Facebook
2 93 (11.71%) Twitter
3 70 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 55 (6.93%) Oracle
5 42 (5.29%) VMware
6 38 (4.79%) Omniture
7 25 (3.15%) Tableau
8 18 (2.27%) Lotus
9 16 (2.02%) Sitecore
10 14 (1.76%) Red Hat
10 14 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (1.64%) Business Objects
11 13 (1.64%) Cisco
12 11 (1.39%) Adobe
12 11 (1.39%) Citrix
12 11 (1.39%) ESRI
13 10 (1.26%) Xamarin
13 10 (1.26%) Apple
14 9 (1.13%) Symantec
15 8 (1.01%) HP
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