The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 258 268 309
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +41
Contract jobs citing Google 390 354 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.69% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 1.59% 1.47% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 234 176
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £231 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £341 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.89% +13.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 16
Average hourly rate £16.00 £23.13 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.81% -29.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £12.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £37.80 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £23.13 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-30.81% -29.92%
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24568 24017 27034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.63% 47.11% 46.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13640 13020 13682
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1070 1195 1387
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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
(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 +1 373 £345 -8.00% 268
London -18 218 £375 - 141
South East +55 89 £300 -17.24% 36
City of London +14 45 £350 -5.53% 31
Berkshire +27 26 £185 -41.26% 3
South West -15 21 £300 +9.09% 15
West Midlands -14 18 £275 -12.00% 11
Tunbridge Wells - 18 £350 - 2
Kent - 18 £350 - 7
Hampshire -14 17 £375 +9.97% 5
Surrey 0 11 £363 -3.33% 7
Warwickshire +2 10 £325 -7.14% 1
East Midlands -4 10 £400 -5.88% 10
Northamptonshire -2 8 £400 - 3
Northampton -7 8 £400 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 8 £350 - 2
Basingstoke +12 7 £375 -
Wiltshire +5 7 £300 +4.34% 3
Maidenhead +2 7 £190 -20.83%
Scotland -14 7 £413 +3.12% 11
Bracknell +12 6 £165 -57.69%
Swindon -1 6 £300 +20.00% 3
East of England -23 6 - - 9
Yorkshire +7 5 £475 +11.76% 15
Hertfordshire +2 5 - - 4
East Sussex +1 5 - -
Oxfordshire - 5 £350 - 4
Reading - 5 £345 - 1
Lewes - 5 - -
Leeds +7 4 £475 - 5

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 200 (27.78%) Analytics
2 193 (26.81%) HTML
3 190 (26.39%) Java
4 189 (26.25%) Google Analytics
5 155 (21.53%) JavaScript
6 144 (20.00%) CSS
7 132 (18.33%) SQL
8 125 (17.36%) Android
9 121 (16.81%) XML
10 116 (16.11%) TDD
11 103 (14.31%) Marketing
12 100 (13.89%) JSON
13 94 (13.06%) Android Development
14 87 (12.08%) jQuery
14 87 (12.08%) Facebook
15 86 (11.94%) Windows
16 85 (11.81%) Spring
17 83 (11.53%) Mobile App
18 82 (11.39%) E-Commerce
18 82 (11.39%) SEO
19 81 (11.25%) Twitter
20 77 (10.69%) CMS
21 76 (10.56%) HTML5
22 73 (10.14%) SQL Server
23 72 (10.00%) MVC
24 71 (9.86%) Internet
24 71 (9.86%) Git (software)
25 69 (9.58%) Finance
25 69 (9.58%) Scrum
26 68 (9.44%) REST

Google
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 77 (10.69%) CMS
2 27 (3.75%) Tomcat
2 27 (3.75%) Umbraco
3 26 (3.61%) IIS
4 25 (3.47%) SharePoint
5 21 (2.92%) Node.js
6 19 (2.64%) Apache
7 18 (2.50%) SAS
8 17 (2.36%) Apache ServiceMix
9 16 (2.22%) IBM Notes
10 13 (1.81%) WordPress
11 11 (1.53%) Drupal
11 11 (1.53%) Lotus Domino
11 11 (1.53%) WebSphere
12 10 (1.39%) Jetty
13 9 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
14 8 (1.11%) nginx
14 8 (1.11%) MS Exchange
15 7 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
15 7 (0.97%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 48 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 32 (4.44%) Photoshop
3 29 (4.03%) MS Office
4 16 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (1.81%) Adobe Illustrator
6 12 (1.67%) MS Visio
7 10 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (1.11%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.69%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.28%) SPSS
10 2 (0.28%) InDesign
11 1 (0.14%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.14%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.14%) Vectorworks
11 1 (0.14%) Blender
11 1 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 189 (26.25%) Google Analytics
2 25 (3.47%) SiteCatalyst
2 25 (3.47%) WebTrends
3 4 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.14%) Summit
6 1 (0.14%) CA Clarity
6 1 (0.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 67 (9.31%) Google Apps
2 38 (5.28%) Google App Engine
3 34 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (1.39%) Office 365
8 9 (1.25%) SaaS
8 9 (1.25%) Google Compute Engine
9 8 (1.11%) PaaS
10 5 (0.69%) IaaS
11 2 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.28%) Heroku
12 1 (0.14%) GitHub
12 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 71 (9.86%) Internet
2 23 (3.19%) HTTP
3 14 (1.94%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.81%) DNS
4 13 (1.81%) SSL
4 13 (1.81%) FTP
5 11 (1.53%) DHCP
5 11 (1.53%) Intranet
6 10 (1.39%) IPsec
7 6 (0.83%) Kerberos
8 5 (0.69%) tcpdump
8 5 (0.69%) Wireshark
9 4 (0.56%) Firewall
9 4 (0.56%) SAN
10 3 (0.42%) VPN
10 3 (0.42%) VoIP
10 3 (0.42%) LAN
11 2 (0.28%) SMS
11 2 (0.28%) Broadband
11 2 (0.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 36 (5.00%) MySQL
3 31 (4.31%) Relational Database
4 29 (4.03%) Big Data
5 27 (3.75%) Hadoop
6 25 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 23 (3.19%) Data Mining
8 16 (2.22%) NoSQL
9 15 (2.08%) DB2
10 13 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (1.67%) SQLite
11 12 (1.67%) MongoDB
12 10 (1.39%) IDOL
12 10 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (1.25%) Redis
13 9 (1.25%) Oracle Database
14 7 (0.97%) Apache Hive
15 6 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (0.83%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 71 (9.86%) Git (software)
2 38 (5.28%) Subversion
3 37 (5.14%) Maven
3 37 (5.14%) JIRA
3 37 (5.14%) Jenkins
4 27 (3.75%) TeamCity
5 25 (3.47%) Mockito
6 23 (3.19%) Mercurial
7 21 (2.92%) Eclipse
8 19 (2.64%) Kiln
9 17 (2.36%) TestNG
9 17 (2.36%) DbUnit
10 15 (2.08%) JUnit
11 11 (1.53%) Ant
12 10 (1.39%) Jasmine
13 9 (1.25%) Bitbucket
14 8 (1.11%) GoogleTest
14 8 (1.11%) Grunt
14 8 (1.11%) Visual Studio
15 7 (0.97%) Dreamweaver
General
1 103 (14.31%) Marketing
2 69 (9.58%) Finance
3 42 (5.83%) Retail
4 32 (4.44%) Games
5 24 (3.33%) Advertising
6 22 (3.06%) Publishing
6 22 (3.06%) Banking
7 17 (2.36%) Pharmaceutical
8 16 (2.22%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.39%) German Language
10 7 (0.97%) Automotive
11 5 (0.69%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.69%) Billing
11 5 (0.69%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.56%) Electronics
12 4 (0.56%) French Language
13 3 (0.42%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.28%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.28%) Legal
15 1 (0.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 352 (48.89%) Developer
2 98 (13.61%) Analyst
3 90 (12.50%) Android Developer
4 66 (9.17%) Java Developer
5 52 (7.22%) Front-End Developer
6 39 (5.42%) Lead Developer
7 38 (5.28%) Senior Developer
8 36 (5.00%) Web Developer
8 36 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
9 29 (4.03%) Architect
10 26 (3.61%) Consultant
11 20 (2.78%) Designer
12 19 (2.64%) Project Manager
13 17 (2.36%) Data Analyst
14 14 (1.94%) Support Analyst
15 13 (1.81%) Senior Android Developer
16 12 (1.67%) Senior Java Developer
17 11 (1.53%) PHP Developer
17 11 (1.53%) PPC Executive
17 11 (1.53%) PPC Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (26.81%) HTML
2 144 (20.00%) CSS
3 121 (16.81%) XML
4 100 (13.89%) JSON
5 87 (12.08%) jQuery
6 85 (11.81%) Spring
7 76 (10.56%) HTML5
8 68 (9.44%) REST
9 64 (8.89%) Web Services
10 51 (7.08%) GWT
11 47 (6.53%) Google Maps API
12 46 (6.39%) .NET
13 45 (6.25%) OAuth
13 45 (6.25%) AngularJS
14 44 (6.11%) Hibernate
15 42 (5.83%) CSS3
16 32 (4.44%) Ajax
17 31 (4.31%) Android SDK
18 27 (3.75%) LESS
18 27 (3.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 83 (11.53%) Mobile App
2 46 (6.39%) Social Media
3 34 (4.72%) Open Source
4 21 (2.92%) Digital Media
5 19 (2.64%) Computer Science
6 18 (2.50%) W3C
7 17 (2.36%) Social Network
8 15 (2.08%) iPhone
9 14 (1.94%) iPad
10 13 (1.81%) Visualisation
10 13 (1.81%) Blackberry
11 12 (1.67%) GIS
12 9 (1.25%) Data Integration
13 6 (0.83%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.83%) EPoS
14 5 (0.69%) Statistics
14 5 (0.69%) Management Information System
14 5 (0.69%) DTV
14 5 (0.69%) New Media
15 4 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 125 (17.36%) Android
2 86 (11.94%) Windows
3 67 (9.31%) Apple iOS
4 49 (6.81%) Linux
5 32 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (4.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (2.78%) Windows 7
8 14 (1.94%) UNIX
9 9 (1.25%) Windows XP
10 8 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.97%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (0.69%) CentOS
14 4 (0.56%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.28%) Solaris
15 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.28%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.14%) AIX
16 1 (0.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (27.78%) Analytics
2 116 (16.11%) TDD
3 94 (13.06%) Android Development
4 82 (11.39%) E-Commerce
4 82 (11.39%) SEO
5 72 (10.00%) MVC
6 69 (9.58%) Scrum
7 62 (8.61%) Agile Software Development
8 54 (7.50%) Project Management
9 47 (6.53%) SOA
9 47 (6.53%) BDD
10 46 (6.39%) Continuous Integration
11 42 (5.83%) Digital Marketing
11 42 (5.83%) Responsive Web Design
12 41 (5.69%) Content Management
13 39 (5.42%) Software Engineering
13 39 (5.42%) OO
13 39 (5.42%) Web Development
13 39 (5.42%) Mobile Application Development
14 38 (5.28%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 190 (26.39%) Java
2 155 (21.53%) JavaScript
3 132 (18.33%) SQL
4 54 (7.50%) C#
5 40 (5.56%) Python
6 31 (4.31%) PHP
7 21 (2.92%) C++
8 17 (2.36%) Groovy
9 16 (2.22%) Objective-C
10 14 (1.94%) Ruby
10 14 (1.94%) Perl
11 7 (0.97%) PHP5
12 6 (0.83%) Lua
12 6 (0.83%) Google Apps Script
12 6 (0.83%) VB
13 5 (0.69%) VBA
13 5 (0.69%) C
13 5 (0.69%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.56%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (9.17%) Degree
2 13 (1.81%) Security Cleared
3 7 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.69%) MCP
5 4 (0.56%) MCSE
5 4 (0.56%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.56%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.28%) CNE
6 2 (0.28%) Novell Certification
6 2 (0.28%) PMP
7 1 (0.14%) MySQL Certification
7 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.14%) CISSP
7 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.14%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.14%) MOS
7 1 (0.14%) MCTS
7 1 (0.14%) MCITP
7 1 (0.14%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.81%) WCAG
2 12 (1.67%) QA
3 5 (0.69%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.42%) HL7
5 2 (0.28%) SLA
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.11%) Xen
4 7 (0.97%) HDFS
5 6 (0.83%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.56%) XenServer
7 2 (0.28%) Shibboleth
7 2 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.28%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.14%) vSphere
8 1 (0.14%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.14%) NFS
8 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 17 (2.36%) Puppet
2 8 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.42%) SCCM
4 3 (0.42%) Hyperic
4 3 (0.42%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.28%) Oozie
5 2 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.28%) Ansible
6 1 (0.14%) SCOM
6 1 (0.14%) Nagios
6 1 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.14%) WSUS
6 1 (0.14%) YUM
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 87 (12.08%) Facebook
2 81 (11.25%) Twitter
3 61 (8.47%) Microsoft
4 43 (5.97%) Oracle
5 36 (5.00%) Omniture
6 23 (3.19%) VMware
7 21 (2.92%) Tableau
8 19 (2.64%) Venda
8 19 (2.64%) Adobe
9 17 (2.36%) Atomikos
10 16 (2.22%) Sitecore
10 16 (2.22%) Lotus
11 13 (1.81%) Business Objects
12 11 (1.53%) Apple
13 9 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (1.25%) Citrix
14 8 (1.11%) Mapinfo
15 7 (0.97%) Red Hat
15 7 (0.97%) Vertica
16 6 (0.83%) Xamarin
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 10 hours ago
South East London
Salt
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: Up to £30 per hour
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Comtecs
Rate: £125 - £150 Per Annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Jumar
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £315 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Harleston, Norfolk
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day direct - no agency margin.
Posted: 16 days ago