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 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google
Rank 263 264 328
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +64
Contract jobs citing Google 526 462 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.94% 0.83% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 2.13% 1.83% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 284 214
Average daily rate £400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £491 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 20
Average hourly rate £15.93 £22.18 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.18% +30.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £47.00 £32.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.93 £25.92 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-38.56% +42.04%

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
24677 25304 24663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.15% 45.31% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15153 14374 13866
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 801 1113 1062
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +3 497 £400 +23.07% 367
London -1 266 £400 - 140
South East +29 89 £420 +14.28% 55
West Midlands +26 64 £400 +36.17% 33
West Sussex - 59 £433 - 6
Worthing - 51 £433 - 2
Shropshire -2 34 £400 +36.17% 5
Telford -2 33 £400 +36.17% 2
City of London +38 30 £450 +63.63% 23
North West +8 27 £450 +53.84% 33
East of England -26 19 £375 +36.36% 16
Yorkshire -3 18 £475 +59.66% 50
West Yorkshire +1 16 £498 +76.88% 32
Leeds -5 16 £498 +76.88% 24
Scotland -10 15 £200 -18.36% 3
Essex +12 14 £400 - 2
Manchester 0 13 £450 +60.71% 20
Cheshire +8 12 £500 +42.85% 6
Warrington - 10 £500 -
Oxfordshire +13 9 £240 -40.00% 9
Glasgow +6 8 £200 -18.36% 2
South West +2 8 £200 -38.46% 10
Warwickshire -2 8 £115 -36.11% 2
Berkshire -7 7 £340 -9.33% 5
Canary Wharf +9 6 £408 -
Surrey -8 6 £475 +35.71% 5
East Midlands -12 5 £375 +25.00% 22
Leatherhead - 5 £475 - 1
Oxford +10 4 £280 -30.00% 4
Hampshire 0 4 £475 +26.66% 21

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 338 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
2 331 (34.88%) Java
3 288 (30.35%) Analytics
4 256 (26.98%) Google Analytics
5 232 (24.45%) HTML
6 214 (22.55%) Amazon AWS
7 208 (21.92%) CSS
8 204 (21.50%) Git (software)
9 181 (19.07%) Linux
10 173 (18.23%) JavaScript
11 167 (17.60%) Continuous Integration
12 165 (17.39%) Open Source
13 164 (17.28%) Scrum
14 155 (16.33%) Jenkins
15 154 (16.23%) Google Cloud Platform
16 146 (15.38%) Marketing
17 145 (15.28%) REST
18 141 (14.86%) HTML5
19 139 (14.65%) Python
20 138 (14.54%) JSON
21 127 (13.38%) Ruby
22 125 (13.17%) Microsoft
23 124 (13.07%) Android
24 116 (12.22%) Microsoft Azure
24 116 (12.22%) Spring
25 108 (11.38%) DevOps
26 106 (11.17%) HTTP
27 105 (11.06%) Finance
27 105 (11.06%) TDD
28 104 (10.96%) JUnit

Google
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 75 (7.90%) CMS
2 71 (7.48%) Tomcat
3 60 (6.32%) Confluence
4 50 (5.27%) OpenStack
5 42 (4.43%) IIS
5 42 (4.43%) Node.js
6 41 (4.32%) WebSphere
7 39 (4.11%) Apache
8 32 (3.37%) nginx
9 27 (2.85%) Jetty
10 19 (2.00%) Apache ServiceMix
10 19 (2.00%) MS Exchange
11 18 (1.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 17 (1.79%) Apache TomEE
12 17 (1.79%) SharePoint
13 16 (1.69%) Apache Solr
14 15 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (1.26%) Drupal
15 12 (1.26%) Skype for Business
15 12 (1.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 54 (5.69%) MS Office
2 50 (5.27%) MS Excel
3 23 (2.42%) Photoshop
4 21 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (1.58%) MS Visio
6 12 (1.26%) OmniGraffle
7 11 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (1.05%) MS Project
9 6 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.42%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (0.21%) Adobe SpeedGrade
11 2 (0.21%) Gliffy
12 1 (0.11%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.11%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 19 (2.00%) Payment Gateway
2 17 (1.79%) WebTrends
3 14 (1.48%) Oracle BPM
4 11 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.42%) Magento
6 3 (0.32%) BigMachines
6 3 (0.32%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.21%) Revive Adserver
8 1 (0.11%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 256 (26.98%) Google Analytics
2 214 (22.55%) Amazon AWS
3 154 (16.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 116 (12.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 79 (8.32%) Cloud Computing
6 69 (7.27%) Google Apps
7 61 (6.43%) Google App Engine
8 54 (5.69%) Amazon EC2
9 38 (4.00%) Adobe Analytics
10 37 (3.90%) GitHub
11 31 (3.27%) AdWords
12 27 (2.85%) SaaS
13 22 (2.32%) Google Tag Manager
14 18 (1.90%) IaaS
14 18 (1.90%) Office 365
15 11 (1.16%) PaaS
16 10 (1.05%) Lucidchart
17 9 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
17 9 (0.95%) Google Compute Engine
17 9 (0.95%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 106 (11.17%) HTTP
2 44 (4.64%) DNS
2 44 (4.64%) TCP/IP
3 30 (3.16%) Internet
4 29 (3.06%) Firewall
5 27 (2.85%) SSL
6 26 (2.74%) FTP
7 25 (2.63%) IPsec
8 24 (2.53%) DHCP
9 21 (2.21%) Intranet
10 18 (1.90%) SMS
11 15 (1.58%) Wireless
12 13 (1.37%) VPN
13 12 (1.26%) WAN
14 10 (1.05%) LAN
14 10 (1.05%) SMTP
15 9 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
16 8 (0.84%) IMAP
17 7 (0.74%) LDAP
17 7 (0.74%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (7.48%) MySQL
2 51 (5.37%) Relational Database
3 45 (4.74%) MongoDB
4 43 (4.53%) NoSQL
5 37 (3.90%) SQL Server
6 33 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
7 31 (3.27%) Oracle Database
8 21 (2.21%) Big Data
8 21 (2.21%) Hadoop
9 18 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
10 15 (1.58%) BigQuery
11 13 (1.37%) MariaDB
11 13 (1.37%) Redis
12 12 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
13 11 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (0.95%) GIS
15 8 (0.84%) Apache Hive
15 8 (0.84%) Couchbase
15 8 (0.84%) DB2
15 8 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 204 (21.50%) Git (software)
2 155 (16.33%) Jenkins
3 104 (10.96%) JUnit
4 98 (10.33%) JIRA
5 91 (9.59%) Subversion
6 44 (4.64%) Vagrant
7 38 (4.00%) Mockito
8 33 (3.48%) Selenium
9 28 (2.95%) Maven
10 23 (2.42%) Gradle
11 22 (2.32%) Android Studio
11 22 (2.32%) Cucumber
11 22 (2.32%) Travis CI
12 14 (1.48%) Grunt
13 12 (1.26%) Axure RP
13 12 (1.26%) JBehave
14 11 (1.16%) Artifactory
14 11 (1.16%) EasyMock
14 11 (1.16%) gulp
14 11 (1.16%) NUnit
General
1 146 (15.38%) Marketing
2 105 (11.06%) Finance
3 43 (4.53%) Retail
4 28 (2.95%) Banking
5 27 (2.85%) Telecoms
6 26 (2.74%) Advertising
7 23 (2.42%) Publishing
8 16 (1.69%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.48%) Games
10 12 (1.26%) Electronics
11 11 (1.16%) Legal
12 6 (0.63%) Automotive
13 5 (0.53%) Law
14 4 (0.42%) Danish Language
15 3 (0.32%) Back Office
16 2 (0.21%) French Language
16 2 (0.21%) German Language
16 2 (0.21%) Investment Banking
17 1 (0.11%) Dutch Language
17 1 (0.11%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 388 (40.89%) Developer
2 108 (11.38%) Analyst
2 108 (11.38%) Java Developer
3 66 (6.95%) Architect
4 63 (6.64%) Senior Developer
5 60 (6.32%) Android Developer
6 45 (4.74%) DevOps Engineer
6 45 (4.74%) Scala Developer
7 40 (4.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 39 (4.11%) Project Manager
9 37 (3.90%) JavaScript Developer
10 34 (3.58%) Applications Developer
11 32 (3.37%) Consultant
12 27 (2.85%) Cloud Architect
12 27 (2.85%) Senior Java Developer
13 26 (2.74%) HTML Developer
13 26 (2.74%) Lead Developer
14 25 (2.63%) Web Developer
15 24 (2.53%) Solutions Architect
15 24 (2.53%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (24.45%) HTML
2 208 (21.92%) CSS
3 145 (15.28%) REST
4 141 (14.86%) HTML5
5 138 (14.54%) JSON
6 116 (12.22%) Spring
7 101 (10.64%) CSS3
8 98 (10.33%) RESTful
9 97 (10.22%) J2EE
10 95 (10.01%) Web Services
11 80 (8.43%) Ajax
12 75 (7.90%) .NET
12 75 (7.90%) Guice
13 73 (7.69%) Django
14 68 (7.17%) AngularJS
15 66 (6.95%) Ruby on Rails
16 65 (6.85%) Play Framework
17 60 (6.32%) XML
18 48 (5.06%) jQuery
19 45 (4.74%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 100 (10.54%) User Experience
2 63 (6.64%) Mobile App
3 48 (5.06%) Social Media
4 45 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (3.06%) Copywriting
6 26 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
7 25 (2.63%) Computer Science
8 21 (2.21%) Algorithms
8 21 (2.21%) Visualisation
9 20 (2.11%) Digital Media
10 16 (1.69%) iPad
11 14 (1.48%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.16%) Statistics
13 10 (1.05%) Data Centre
13 10 (1.05%) Data Structures
13 10 (1.05%) Fintech
14 9 (0.95%) iPhone
15 8 (0.84%) Private Cloud
15 8 (0.84%) W3C
16 7 (0.74%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 181 (19.07%) Linux
2 124 (13.07%) Android
3 104 (10.96%) Windows
4 57 (6.01%) Apple iOS
5 40 (4.21%) Windows Server
6 32 (3.37%) Unix
7 21 (2.21%) Windows 7
8 20 (2.11%) Ubuntu
9 18 (1.90%) CentOS
10 17 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (1.69%) Mac OS X
11 16 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (1.48%) Windows 8
13 13 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (1.16%) Windows XP
15 8 (0.84%) AIX
16 7 (0.74%) Debian
17 5 (0.53%) Windows 10
18 4 (0.42%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
2 288 (30.35%) Analytics
3 167 (17.60%) Continuous Integration
4 165 (17.39%) Open Source
5 164 (17.28%) Scrum
6 108 (11.38%) DevOps
7 105 (11.06%) TDD
8 96 (10.12%) SEO
9 95 (10.01%) Web Development
10 89 (9.38%) Configuration Management
11 85 (8.96%) E-Commerce
12 83 (8.75%) Automated Testing
13 67 (7.06%) CRM
14 66 (6.95%) Android Development
14 66 (6.95%) Front End Development
15 65 (6.85%) MVC
16 64 (6.74%) Responsive Web Design
17 62 (6.53%) Web Design
18 61 (6.43%) Continuous Delivery
19 59 (6.22%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 331 (34.88%) Java
2 173 (18.23%) JavaScript
3 139 (14.65%) Python
4 127 (13.38%) Ruby
5 102 (10.75%) SQL
6 87 (9.17%) C#
7 74 (7.80%) PHP
8 70 (7.38%) Scala
9 49 (5.16%) Shell Script
10 30 (3.16%) Perl
11 29 (3.06%) C
12 25 (2.63%) Bash Shell
12 25 (2.63%) C++
13 20 (2.11%) Go
14 16 (1.69%) PowerShell
15 10 (1.05%) Objective-C
15 10 (1.05%) VBA
16 7 (0.74%) Apple Swift
16 7 (0.74%) PL/SQL
17 6 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (6.22%) Degree
2 44 (4.64%) Security Cleared
3 35 (3.69%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.42%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.42%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.42%) MCP
6 4 (0.42%) MCSE
6 4 (0.42%) PhD
7 3 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.21%) CCNP
8 2 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.21%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.11%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.11%) CCNA
9 1 (0.11%) ISEB
9 1 (0.11%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.95%) QA
2 6 (0.63%) Data Quality
2 6 (0.63%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.53%) SLA
4 3 (0.32%) WCAG
5 1 (0.11%) GCP
5 1 (0.11%) MISRA
5 1 (0.11%) MISRA C
System Software
1 46 (4.85%) Active Directory
2 44 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (2.85%) Docker
4 18 (1.90%) Xen
5 11 (1.16%) vCloud
6 6 (0.63%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.53%) NFS
8 3 (0.32%) GlusterFS
8 3 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.21%) LXC
9 2 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.21%) pfSense
9 2 (0.21%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.21%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.21%) XenApp
9 2 (0.21%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.11%) Firmware
10 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 95 (10.01%) Puppet
2 43 (4.53%) Packer
3 36 (3.79%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (3.48%) Ansible
5 30 (3.16%) Terraform
6 26 (2.74%) Graphite
7 23 (2.42%) Uchiwa
8 14 (1.48%) Nagios
9 13 (1.37%) HAProxy
9 13 (1.37%) Kubernetes
10 11 (1.16%) Grafana
10 11 (1.16%) logstash
10 11 (1.16%) Salt
11 10 (1.05%) Cacti
12 8 (0.84%) Kibana
12 8 (0.84%) ZABBIX
13 6 (0.63%) Rundeck
13 6 (0.63%) SCCM
14 4 (0.42%) CA Wily
14 4 (0.42%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 125 (13.17%) Microsoft
2 92 (9.69%) Oracle
3 77 (8.11%) Adobe
4 55 (5.80%) VMware
5 46 (4.85%) Atlassian
6 37 (3.90%) Facebook
7 33 (3.48%) Red Hat
8 31 (3.27%) Omniture
8 31 (3.27%) Salesforce.com
8 31 (3.27%) WSO2
9 26 (2.74%) Tableau
10 23 (2.42%) ForgeRock
10 23 (2.42%) MuleSoft
11 20 (2.11%) Apple
11 20 (2.11%) IBM
11 20 (2.11%) Twitter
12 18 (1.90%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
13 17 (1.79%) CyberSource
14 16 (1.69%) SAP
15 14 (1.48%) Cisco
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