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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google
Rank 227 266 260
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -6
Contract jobs citing Google 544 484 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.09% 0.87% 0.84%
As % of the Vendors category 2.39% 2.04% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 333 296
Median daily rate £405 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 31
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £14.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £25.40 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £15.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -28.57%

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
22737 23708 25190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.61% 42.77% 44.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13915 13904 14848
Median daily rate £420 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 872 987 1211
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +9.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +36 517 £410 +2.50% 413
London +21 312 £411 +2.81% 157
South East +23 57 £328 -12.66% 32
West Midlands +8 33 £420 +46.08% 37
Yorkshire +16 32 £400 -20.07% 47
City of London -8 29 £425 +30.76% 33
North West -4 25 £483 +42.43% 52
West Yorkshire +24 24 £410 -19.29% 32
Leeds +26 22 £410 -19.29% 22
Berkshire +16 20 £280 -17.64% 8
East of England +12 18 £350 -22.22% 22
Scotland +23 17 £325 +18.18% 2
Manchester -1 16 £420 +52.72% 22
West Sussex +15 12 £379 -8.18%
South West +15 12 £425 -2.85% 23
Hampshire +28 11 £356 -15.17% 4
Reading +12 11 £310 - 3
Coventry -1 11 £518 +29.37% 3
Merseyside +5 8 £548 +305.55% 4
East Midlands +2 8 £375 +7.14% 39
North East -31 8 £494 +23.50% 3
Tyne and Wear -33 8 £494 +23.50% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -36 8 £494 +23.50% 2
Aberdeen - 8 £310 -
Essex +12 7 £381 -17.56% 1
Warwickshire +1 7 £145 +38.09% 7
Edinburgh +20 6 £350 +27.27% 1
Bracknell 0 6 £575 - 2
South Yorkshire -2 6 £275 -31.25% 5
Shropshire - 6 £395 - 3

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 403 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
2 359 (30.37%) Analytics
3 304 (25.72%) Google Analytics
4 254 (21.49%) Java
5 242 (20.47%) HTML
6 215 (18.19%) CSS
7 214 (18.10%) Amazon AWS
8 211 (17.85%) JavaScript
9 197 (16.67%) Linux
10 189 (15.99%) Marketing
11 179 (15.14%) Python
12 176 (14.89%) Google Cloud Platform
13 173 (14.64%) Windows
14 170 (14.38%) SQL
15 152 (12.86%) Android
15 152 (12.86%) Git (software)
16 147 (12.44%) Microsoft Azure
17 145 (12.27%) Scrum
18 144 (12.18%) HTML5
19 137 (11.59%) Microsoft
20 136 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
21 130 (11.00%) DevOps
21 130 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
22 129 (10.91%) Jenkins
23 126 (10.66%) JSON
24 122 (10.32%) AngularJS
25 121 (10.24%) G Suite
26 119 (10.07%) CSS3
26 119 (10.07%) User Experience
27 118 (9.98%) Active Directory

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 62 (5.25%) CMS
2 45 (3.81%) Confluence
3 44 (3.72%) Apache
4 31 (2.62%) OpenStack
5 30 (2.54%) SharePoint
6 29 (2.45%) Drupal
7 27 (2.28%) Elasticsearch
8 25 (2.12%) nginx
8 25 (2.12%) Tomcat
9 22 (1.86%) WordPress
10 21 (1.78%) SAS
11 19 (1.61%) Apache Spark
12 17 (1.44%) Mule
13 16 (1.35%) IIS
13 16 (1.35%) WebSphere
14 15 (1.27%) JBoss
15 14 (1.18%) WebLogic
16 12 (1.02%) Skype for Business
17 11 (0.93%) Jetty
17 11 (0.93%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 79 (6.68%) MS Excel
2 75 (6.35%) MS Office
3 47 (3.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (1.27%) Photoshop
5 13 (1.10%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (0.85%) MS Project
8 9 (0.76%) OmniGraffle
9 8 (0.68%) SPSS
10 7 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (0.42%) InDesign
11 5 (0.42%) SOLIDWORKS
11 5 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (0.34%) InfoPath
12 4 (0.34%) Stata
13 2 (0.17%) Pixate
14 1 (0.085%) Chatbot
14 1 (0.085%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 17 (1.44%) WebTrends
2 9 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.76%) Sprinklr
3 6 (0.51%) Magento
4 5 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.34%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.25%) Radian6
7 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.17%) SessionCam
8 1 (0.085%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.085%) Eikon
8 1 (0.085%) OpenText Process Suite
8 1 (0.085%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.085%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.085%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 304 (25.72%) Google Analytics
2 214 (18.10%) Amazon AWS
3 176 (14.89%) Google Cloud Platform
4 147 (12.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 121 (10.24%) G Suite
6 68 (5.75%) Google Play
7 57 (4.82%) PaaS
8 48 (4.06%) Google App Engine
9 44 (3.72%) IaaS
9 44 (3.72%) SaaS
10 43 (3.64%) Office 365
11 42 (3.55%) GitHub
12 36 (3.05%) Trello
13 33 (2.79%) Adobe Analytics
14 30 (2.54%) Google Drive
15 26 (2.20%) Google Tag Manager
16 25 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
17 22 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
18 16 (1.35%) AdWords
19 15 (1.27%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 52 (4.40%) HTTP
2 43 (3.64%) Internet
3 31 (2.62%) DNS
4 29 (2.45%) Firewall
5 28 (2.37%) VPN
6 27 (2.28%) VoIP
7 26 (2.20%) TCP/IP
7 26 (2.20%) Wi-Fi
8 20 (1.69%) DHCP
9 19 (1.61%) Intranet
10 18 (1.52%) Wireless
11 17 (1.44%) LAN
11 17 (1.44%) WAN
12 15 (1.27%) FTP
13 14 (1.18%) Skype
14 13 (1.10%) SSL
15 12 (1.02%) IPsec
16 11 (0.93%) LDAP
16 11 (0.93%) Wireshark
17 10 (0.85%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (4.74%) MySQL
2 46 (3.89%) SQL Server
3 37 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 37 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 36 (3.05%) Big Data
4 36 (3.05%) NoSQL
5 33 (2.79%) MongoDB
6 27 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (1.78%) BigQuery
7 21 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (1.18%) Redis
10 13 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
11 12 (1.02%) Mixpanel
11 12 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (0.93%) Apache Hive
13 10 (0.85%) Oracle Database
13 10 (0.85%) SQLite
14 9 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (0.59%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 152 (12.86%) Git (software)
2 129 (10.91%) Jenkins
3 115 (9.73%) JIRA
4 61 (5.16%) JUnit
5 53 (4.48%) Subversion
6 34 (2.88%) Selenium
7 32 (2.71%) Maven
8 30 (2.54%) Bitbucket
9 26 (2.20%) Gradle
10 22 (1.86%) Cucumber
11 20 (1.69%) Ant
12 18 (1.52%) Robolectric
13 17 (1.44%) Robotium
14 16 (1.35%) Android Studio
15 15 (1.27%) Mockito
15 15 (1.27%) Travis CI
16 14 (1.18%) Axure RP
16 14 (1.18%) Eclipse
16 14 (1.18%) Jasmine
17 13 (1.10%) git-flow
General
1 189 (15.99%) Marketing
2 118 (9.98%) Finance
3 61 (5.16%) Retail
4 54 (4.57%) Banking
5 36 (3.05%) Publishing
6 25 (2.12%) Telecoms
7 23 (1.95%) Advertising
8 22 (1.86%) Investment Banking
9 18 (1.52%) Games
10 12 (1.02%) Legal
11 8 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.59%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.51%) Front Office
13 6 (0.51%) Law
13 6 (0.51%) Mandarin Language
13 6 (0.51%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.42%) Electronics
15 4 (0.34%) Brand Awareness
16 3 (0.25%) Automotive
16 3 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 430 (36.38%) Developer
2 174 (14.72%) Analyst
3 117 (9.90%) Architect
4 86 (7.28%) Java Developer
5 68 (5.75%) Android Developer
6 67 (5.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 56 (4.74%) Cloud Architect
8 47 (3.98%) Business Analyst
9 46 (3.89%) DevOps Engineer
10 42 (3.55%) Angular Developer
11 35 (2.96%) JavaScript Developer
11 35 (2.96%) Technical Architect
12 33 (2.79%) C++ Developer
12 33 (2.79%) Senior Developer
13 32 (2.71%) Project Manager
14 31 (2.62%) Consultant
15 29 (2.45%) Digital Analyst
16 28 (2.37%) UI Developer
17 24 (2.03%) Designer
17 24 (2.03%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (20.47%) HTML
2 215 (18.19%) CSS
3 144 (12.18%) HTML5
4 126 (10.66%) JSON
5 122 (10.32%) AngularJS
6 119 (10.07%) CSS3
7 110 (9.31%) REST
8 105 (8.88%) Web Services
9 99 (8.38%) Spring
10 97 (8.21%) RESTful
11 75 (6.35%) jQuery
12 62 (5.25%) Ajax
12 62 (5.25%) XML
13 60 (5.08%) Django
14 59 (4.99%) .NET
15 58 (4.91%) Guice
16 50 (4.23%) Ruby on Rails
17 47 (3.98%) Node.js
18 45 (3.81%) Spring MVC
19 41 (3.47%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 130 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
2 119 (10.07%) User Experience
3 59 (4.99%) Visualisation
4 53 (4.48%) Social Media
5 46 (3.89%) Computer Science
6 43 (3.64%) Mobile App
7 30 (2.54%) Public Cloud
8 24 (2.03%) Statistics
9 22 (1.86%) Mathematics
10 20 (1.69%) Smartphone
11 18 (1.52%) Virtual Team
12 17 (1.44%) Management Information System
13 16 (1.35%) Private Cloud
14 15 (1.27%) Algorithms
14 15 (1.27%) Digital Media
14 15 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
15 14 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
16 13 (1.10%) Economics
17 12 (1.02%) Taxonomies
18 11 (0.93%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 197 (16.67%) Linux
2 173 (14.64%) Windows
3 152 (12.86%) Android
4 96 (8.12%) Apple iOS
5 53 (4.48%) Unix
6 46 (3.89%) Mac OS X
7 36 (3.05%) Windows 7
7 36 (3.05%) Windows Server
8 25 (2.12%) Ubuntu
9 24 (2.03%) CentOS
10 23 (1.95%) Windows 10
11 14 (1.18%) Windows 8
12 12 (1.02%) Windows XP
13 11 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (0.76%) Mac OS
15 7 (0.59%) Debian
16 6 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
17 5 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
18 3 (0.25%) Mac OS X Server
18 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 403 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
2 359 (30.37%) Analytics
3 145 (12.27%) Scrum
4 136 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
5 130 (11.00%) DevOps
6 109 (9.22%) E-Commerce
7 103 (8.71%) Open Source
8 95 (8.04%) Web Development
9 87 (7.36%) TDD
10 80 (6.77%) Web Analytics
11 79 (6.68%) SEO
12 78 (6.60%) Android Development
12 78 (6.60%) Automated Testing
13 75 (6.35%) Front End Development
13 75 (6.35%) Migration
14 72 (6.09%) Digital Marketing
14 72 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
15 70 (5.92%) MVC
16 64 (5.41%) Responsive Web Design
17 62 (5.25%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 254 (21.49%) Java
2 211 (17.85%) JavaScript
3 179 (15.14%) Python
4 170 (14.38%) SQL
5 103 (8.71%) Ruby
6 100 (8.46%) C#
7 55 (4.65%) C++
8 52 (4.40%) Scala
9 46 (3.89%) PHP
10 42 (3.55%) Bash Shell
11 33 (2.79%) R
12 28 (2.37%) Perl
13 26 (2.20%) PowerShell
14 20 (1.69%) Objective-C
15 19 (1.61%) TypeScript
16 18 (1.52%) Go
16 18 (1.52%) Shell Script
17 16 (1.35%) Apple Swift
18 15 (1.27%) Groovy
19 14 (1.18%) C
Qualifications
1 107 (9.05%) Degree
2 61 (5.16%) Security Cleared
3 37 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 18 (1.52%) CISSP
5 15 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 13 (1.10%) DV Cleared
7 11 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
8 7 (0.59%) MBA
8 7 (0.59%) MCSE
8 7 (0.59%) PhD
9 6 (0.51%) AWS Certification
9 6 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.42%) DBS Check
10 5 (0.42%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.34%) CCA
11 4 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.34%) PMP
11 4 (0.34%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.47%) QA
2 14 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (0.85%) SLA
4 9 (0.76%) Actionable Recommendations
4 9 (0.76%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.25%) SDET
6 2 (0.17%) FedRAMP
6 2 (0.17%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.17%) HL7
6 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.085%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.085%) MISRA
System Software
1 118 (9.98%) Active Directory
2 66 (5.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (5.41%) Docker
4 43 (3.64%) Hyper-V
5 24 (2.03%) Xen
6 19 (1.61%) vCloud
7 14 (1.18%) XenApp
7 14 (1.18%) XenDesktop
8 13 (1.10%) BitLocker
9 8 (0.68%) HDFS
9 8 (0.68%) VirtualBox
10 7 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.59%) vSphere
11 3 (0.25%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.17%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.17%) NFS
13 1 (0.085%) zsh
Systems Management
1 82 (6.94%) Puppet
2 60 (5.08%) Ansible
3 47 (3.98%) SCCM
4 37 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (2.28%) Kibana
6 16 (1.35%) ZABBIX
7 15 (1.27%) logstash
8 13 (1.10%) Kubernetes
8 13 (1.10%) Microsoft Intune
8 13 (1.10%) Terraform
8 13 (1.10%) WSUS
9 11 (0.93%) Casper Suite
9 11 (0.93%) Nagios
9 11 (0.93%) Salt
10 10 (0.85%) Grafana
11 8 (0.68%) HAProxy
11 8 (0.68%) Packer
12 7 (0.59%) Graphite
12 7 (0.59%) Uchiwa
13 6 (0.51%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 137 (11.59%) Microsoft
2 92 (7.78%) VMware
3 81 (6.85%) Adobe
4 73 (6.18%) Apple
5 54 (4.57%) Tableau
6 51 (4.31%) Facebook
7 43 (3.64%) Oracle
8 31 (2.62%) Cisco
9 30 (2.54%) Omniture
9 30 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
10 29 (2.45%) IBM
11 27 (2.28%) Citrix
12 25 (2.12%) Red Hat
13 24 (2.03%) HP
14 22 (1.86%) Twitter
15 21 (1.78%) DoubleClick
16 19 (1.61%) Symantec
17 18 (1.52%) SAP
18 13 (1.10%) Dell
18 13 (1.10%) Splunk
London
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
The White Company
Rate: Neg
Posted: Yesterday
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £475 to £600 per day TBC
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Wenham Carter Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Aquent
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Searchability
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Wenham Carter
Rate: Negotiable on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 15 days ago
North West
Gibbs S3
Posted: 19 days ago
South East London
GridCell
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day (Depending on experience)
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Bluetown Online LTD
Rate: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago