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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google
Rank 249 317 261
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -56
Contract jobs citing Google 448 324 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.80% 0.59% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 1.77% 1.29% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 210 212
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 22
Average hourly rate £22.35 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.47% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £15.00 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £32.65 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.85 £18.25 £17.52
% change year-on-year
+47.09% +4.19%

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
25269 25137 22645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.35% 45.52% 46.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14362 14090 11990
Average daily rate £400 £392 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1091 1071 1207
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £41.15 £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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 +52 430 £325 -13.33% 405
London +24 239 £400 - 150
East of England +54 46 £275 -31.25% 17
South East -23 39 £360 -7.09% 53
City of London +23 37 £275 -31.25% 32
West Midlands +16 31 £294 - 27
Cambridgeshire +32 29 £269 -32.81% 3
East Midlands +21 23 £300 +15.38% 25
Yorkshire -6 22 £298 +32.22% 54
Berkshire -3 20 £375 +5.26% 2
West Yorkshire -6 15 £281 +25.00% 25
North West -7 15 £285 -8.80% 53
Leeds -10 15 £281 +25.00% 18
Northamptonshire +1 13 £313 +20.19% 9
South West +1 13 £300 -25.00% 20
Peterborough - 12 £250 - 1
Northampton - 11 £388 - 7
Warwickshire +8 10 £180 - 5
North East - 10 £300 - 6
Scotland +11 9 £245 -24.61% 5
Tyne and Wear - 9 £300 - 6
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £300 - 5
Hertfordshire +9 8 £220 -38.88% 9
Cambridge +3 8 £281 -29.68% 2
Somerset +15 7 £300 +9.09% 7
Leicestershire +13 7 £290 +45.00% 3
Reading 0 7 £306 -12.50% 1
Glasgow 0 6 £245 -24.61% 1
Manchester -8 6 £275 - 28
Blackpool - 6 £288 -

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 297 (34.34%) Analytics
2 251 (29.02%) HTML
3 250 (28.90%) JavaScript
4 246 (28.44%) Google Analytics
5 243 (28.09%) Agile Software Development
6 209 (24.16%) CSS
7 192 (22.20%) Java
8 143 (16.53%) Android
9 131 (15.14%) Marketing
10 125 (14.45%) Web Services
10 125 (14.45%) User Experience
11 122 (14.10%) SQL
12 114 (13.18%) HTML5
13 113 (13.06%) jQuery
14 109 (12.60%) Microsoft
15 107 (12.37%) .NET
15 107 (12.37%) Linux
16 106 (12.25%) Adobe
17 101 (11.68%) Windows
18 96 (11.10%) CMS
19 94 (10.87%) E-Commerce
20 91 (10.52%) Mobile App
21 90 (10.40%) Google Cloud Platform
22 89 (10.29%) Degree
23 88 (10.17%) Android Development
24 84 (9.71%) Amazon AWS
24 84 (9.71%) Web Analytics
25 81 (9.36%) CSS3
26 80 (9.25%) JSON
27 79 (9.13%) Analytical Skills

Google
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 96 (11.10%) CMS
2 54 (6.24%) Apache
3 49 (5.66%) IIS
3 49 (5.66%) Tomcat
4 34 (3.93%) nginx
5 32 (3.70%) WebSphere
6 29 (3.35%) Node.js
7 25 (2.89%) Jetty
7 25 (2.89%) Umbraco
8 21 (2.43%) SharePoint
9 20 (2.31%) MS Exchange
10 19 (2.20%) WordPress
11 18 (2.08%) SAS
12 17 (1.97%) Drupal
12 17 (1.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 12 (1.39%) JBoss
14 11 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
15 10 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
15 10 (1.16%) OpenStack
15 10 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 50 (5.78%) MS Office
2 43 (4.97%) MS Excel
3 35 (4.05%) Photoshop
4 29 (3.35%) Spreadsheet
5 20 (2.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (1.16%) SPSS
6 10 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
8 8 (0.92%) MS Project
9 7 (0.81%) Doxygen
10 5 (0.58%) MS Visio
11 3 (0.35%) PowerPivot
11 3 (0.35%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 43 (4.97%) WebTrends
2 7 (0.81%) Optimost
2 7 (0.81%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.12%) Radian6
4 1 (0.12%) Magento
4 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.12%) Unica
4 1 (0.12%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 246 (28.44%) Google Analytics
2 90 (10.40%) Google Cloud Platform
3 84 (9.71%) Amazon AWS
4 76 (8.79%) Google Apps
5 65 (7.51%) Adobe Analytics
6 39 (4.51%) Google App Engine
7 34 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
8 29 (3.35%) Amazon EC2
9 27 (3.12%) Cloud Computing
10 18 (2.08%) Office 365
11 12 (1.39%) Google Drive
12 8 (0.92%) Heroku
13 7 (0.81%) SaaS
13 7 (0.81%) Google Compute Engine
14 6 (0.69%) GitHub
15 5 (0.58%) PaaS
16 3 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 3 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 3 (0.35%) Trello
17 2 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (5.32%) HTTP
2 42 (4.86%) Internet
3 35 (4.05%) TCP/IP
4 31 (3.58%) Intranet
5 27 (3.12%) DNS
5 27 (3.12%) VPN
6 25 (2.89%) DHCP
7 23 (2.66%) FTP
8 21 (2.43%) IPsec
9 18 (2.08%) SSL
10 17 (1.97%) Wi-Fi
10 17 (1.97%) Firewall
11 13 (1.50%) Bluetooth
12 12 (1.39%) SAN
13 11 (1.27%) VoIP
14 10 (1.16%) Wireless
15 9 (1.04%) LAN
16 8 (0.92%) Ethernet
17 7 (0.81%) Reverse Proxy
17 7 (0.81%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (4.74%) MySQL
2 32 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 25 (2.89%) MongoDB
4 18 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 17 (1.97%) Big Data
5 17 (1.97%) NoSQL
6 15 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (1.50%) Data Mining
8 12 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
8 12 (1.39%) Redis
9 8 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (0.92%) SQLite
10 7 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
10 7 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.58%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.58%) Relational Database
13 4 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 74 (8.55%) Git (software)
2 48 (5.55%) Jenkins
3 44 (5.09%) Subversion
4 35 (4.05%) Eclipse
5 25 (2.89%) Visual Studio
6 23 (2.66%) Android Studio
7 22 (2.54%) TeamCity
8 20 (2.31%) Maven
9 19 (2.20%) Axure RP
9 19 (2.20%) JUnit
10 18 (2.08%) Cucumber
11 15 (1.73%) Selenium
11 15 (1.73%) GoogleTest
11 15 (1.73%) Calabash
12 14 (1.62%) JIRA
13 13 (1.50%) ClearCase
14 12 (1.39%) Grunt
15 11 (1.27%) Mercurial
16 9 (1.04%) SonarQube
16 9 (1.04%) Rational DOORS
General
1 131 (15.14%) Marketing
2 78 (9.02%) Finance
3 49 (5.66%) Publishing
4 42 (4.86%) Retail
5 35 (4.05%) Banking
6 19 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.39%) Advertising
8 11 (1.27%) Automotive
9 9 (1.04%) Games
10 7 (0.81%) Electronics
11 4 (0.46%) Back Office
11 4 (0.46%) Legal
11 4 (0.46%) German Language
11 4 (0.46%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.35%) French Language
12 3 (0.35%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.35%) Billing
12 3 (0.35%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.35%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 319 (36.88%) Developer
2 149 (17.23%) Analyst
3 77 (8.90%) Android Developer
4 44 (5.09%) Senior Developer
5 43 (4.97%) Web Analyst
6 41 (4.74%) Web Developer
7 35 (4.05%) Front-End Developer
8 32 (3.70%) Consultant
8 32 (3.70%) Java Developer
9 25 (2.89%) Software Engineer
9 25 (2.89%) Product Manager
10 24 (2.77%) Service Desk Analyst
10 24 (2.77%) Service Analyst
10 24 (2.77%) Architect
11 22 (2.54%) Project Manager
11 22 (2.54%) Senior Android Developer
12 21 (2.43%) Tester
12 21 (2.43%) Support Analyst
13 20 (2.31%) Data Analyst
14 19 (2.20%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (29.02%) HTML
2 209 (24.16%) CSS
3 125 (14.45%) Web Services
4 114 (13.18%) HTML5
5 113 (13.06%) jQuery
6 107 (12.37%) .NET
7 81 (9.36%) CSS3
8 80 (9.25%) JSON
9 76 (8.79%) XML
10 64 (7.40%) Ajax
11 55 (6.36%) Google Maps API
12 54 (6.24%) RESTful
13 49 (5.66%) ASP.NET
14 47 (5.43%) J2EE
15 42 (4.86%) GWT
15 42 (4.86%) AngularJS
16 39 (4.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 38 (4.39%) REST
18 37 (4.28%) Android SDK
19 36 (4.16%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 125 (14.45%) User Experience
2 91 (10.52%) Mobile App
3 79 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (5.09%) Social Media
5 41 (4.74%) Open Source
6 35 (4.05%) Computer Science
7 32 (3.70%) Visualisation
8 26 (3.01%) iPhone
9 25 (2.89%) W3C
10 20 (2.31%) Web 2.0
11 19 (2.20%) Statistics
11 19 (2.20%) Management Information System
12 15 (1.73%) Google Search Appliance
12 15 (1.73%) Blackberry
13 14 (1.62%) Digital Media
14 12 (1.39%) Mobile Payment
14 12 (1.39%) Data Structures
15 11 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
16 10 (1.16%) iPad
16 10 (1.16%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 143 (16.53%) Android
2 107 (12.37%) Linux
3 101 (11.68%) Windows
4 77 (8.90%) Apple iOS
5 25 (2.89%) Windows 7
6 18 (2.08%) Mac OS
7 14 (1.62%) UNIX
7 14 (1.62%) Mac OS X
8 13 (1.50%) CentOS
8 13 (1.50%) Windows 8
9 12 (1.39%) Ubuntu
10 9 (1.04%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (34.34%) Analytics
2 243 (28.09%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (10.87%) E-Commerce
4 88 (10.17%) Android Development
5 84 (9.71%) Web Analytics
6 75 (8.67%) OO
6 75 (8.67%) Content Management
7 74 (8.55%) Scrum
8 72 (8.32%) Continuous Integration
8 72 (8.32%) TDD
9 68 (7.86%) Project Management
10 66 (7.63%) SEO
11 51 (5.90%) Unit Testing
12 47 (5.43%) Web Development
13 42 (4.86%) OOP
14 41 (4.74%) DevOps
15 37 (4.28%) Software Engineering
16 36 (4.16%) ITIL
16 36 (4.16%) Responsive Web Design
17 33 (3.82%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 250 (28.90%) JavaScript
2 192 (22.20%) Java
3 122 (14.10%) SQL
4 62 (7.17%) Python
5 46 (5.32%) PHP
6 42 (4.86%) C#
7 36 (4.16%) Ruby
8 25 (2.89%) C++
9 24 (2.77%) Objective-C
10 21 (2.43%) C
11 18 (2.08%) PL/SQL
12 13 (1.50%) PowerShell
12 13 (1.50%) Bash Shell
12 13 (1.50%) Perl
13 11 (1.27%) VBScript
14 10 (1.16%) R
15 9 (1.04%) T-SQL
15 9 (1.04%) VB.NET
16 7 (0.81%) VBA
17 4 (0.46%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 89 (10.29%) Degree
2 66 (7.63%) Security Cleared
3 44 (5.09%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.73%) CTC Cleared
5 10 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.04%) MCSE
7 8 (0.92%) MCP
8 7 (0.81%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.35%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.35%) PMP
10 3 (0.35%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.35%) CCNA
11 2 (0.23%) ISEB
11 2 (0.23%) CNE
11 2 (0.23%) Novell Certification
12 1 (0.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.77%) QA
2 10 (1.16%) SLA
3 3 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.23%) WAI
4 2 (0.23%) HL7
5 1 (0.12%) JTAG
5 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (3.58%) Active Directory
3 19 (2.20%) Xen
4 18 (2.08%) Docker
5 15 (1.73%) vCloud
6 5 (0.58%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.46%) iptables
8 3 (0.35%) XenApp
8 3 (0.35%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.35%) vSphere
8 3 (0.35%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.35%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.23%) LXC
10 1 (0.12%) QEMU
10 1 (0.12%) KVM
10 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 37 (4.28%) Puppet
2 32 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (2.08%) Ansible
4 15 (1.73%) SCCM
5 12 (1.39%) HAProxy
6 9 (1.04%) Salt
7 8 (0.92%) logstash
7 8 (0.92%) ZABBIX
7 8 (0.92%) Kibana
8 5 (0.58%) Plesk
9 4 (0.46%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.46%) SCOM
10 3 (0.35%) Pacemaker
10 3 (0.35%) TeamSite
11 2 (0.23%) OpenView
11 2 (0.23%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.23%) FreeIPA
11 2 (0.23%) cPanel
12 1 (0.12%) NSN NetAct
12 1 (0.12%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 109 (12.60%) Microsoft
2 106 (12.25%) Adobe
3 50 (5.78%) Omniture
4 49 (5.66%) VMware
5 47 (5.43%) Apple
6 33 (3.82%) Facebook
6 33 (3.82%) Oracle
7 25 (2.89%) Twitter
8 24 (2.77%) Tableau
9 19 (2.20%) OpenText
9 19 (2.20%) HP
10 18 (2.08%) RedDot
11 16 (1.85%) DoubleClick
12 14 (1.62%) Red Hat
13 13 (1.50%) EPiServer
13 13 (1.50%) Cisco
14 11 (1.27%) Sitecore
14 11 (1.27%) Citrix
14 11 (1.27%) Business Objects
15 10 (1.16%) IBM
City, London
Red Sofa London
Rate: £100 - £200 per day + dependant on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: Up to £240 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Rate: £250 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Aquent
Rate: From £19 to £23 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £550 - £630 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Action For Children
Rate: £32,201- £35,930 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
EarthStream Global
Rate: From £400 to £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Gold Group
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £26800.00 - £32500.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £10 - £11.50 per hour
Posted: 10 days ago