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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google
Rank 300 296 283
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs citing Google 359 313 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.60% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 1.48% 1.33% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 200 186
Average daily rate
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£350 £364 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% +3.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £385 £344
% change year-on-year
-22.07% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 14
Average hourly rate £25.92 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.48% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.23 £15.00 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £22.65 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.77 £16.75 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+65.77% -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
24335 23603 21491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.36% 45.47% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13863 12950 11452
Average daily rate £400 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £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 1039 1048 1185
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +12 347 £350 -5.40% 366
London +6 209 £400 +10.34% 138
South East -37 38 £363 -12.12% 40
City of London +19 37 £300 -20.00% 41
East of England +26 31 £263 -38.23% 24
Cambridgeshire - 23 £269 - 5
West Midlands +8 19 £294 - 15
East Midlands +5 15 £450 +73.07% 16
Berkshire -12 15 £375 +3.44% 5
Northamptonshire +2 12 £450 +73.07% 7
North West -7 12 £263 -16.00% 41
South West -9 12 £300 -29.41% 27
Northampton - 12 £450 - 2
Manchester -2 11 £263 - 17
Yorkshire -17 9 £430 +91.11% 57
Cambridge - 8 £281 - 3
Surrey +10 7 £338 - 1
Somerset +6 7 £300 +9.09% 3
Warwickshire +3 7 £171 - 2
Hertfordshire +5 6 £220 -38.88% 15
Reading -2 6 £275 -26.66% 2
Scotland -5 6 £275 -15.38% 4
East Sussex - 6 £400 - 1
Brighton - 6 £400 - 1
Hampshire -24 5 £375 -14.28% 5
Bath +13 3 £300 +9.09% 3
Wiltshire +10 3 £350 - 2
Swindon +7 3 £350 - 2
South Wales +2 3 £475 -
Warwick -3 3 £180 -

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 267 (32.92%) Analytics
2 232 (28.61%) JavaScript
3 226 (27.87%) HTML
4 224 (27.62%) Google Analytics
5 220 (27.13%) Agile Software Development
6 193 (23.80%) CSS
7 171 (21.09%) Java
8 131 (16.15%) Android
9 127 (15.66%) SQL
10 124 (15.29%) Web Services
10 124 (15.29%) User Experience
11 121 (14.92%) Marketing
12 113 (13.93%) jQuery
13 107 (13.19%) Windows
14 99 (12.21%) HTML5
15 94 (11.59%) Adobe
16 92 (11.34%) E-Commerce
17 90 (11.10%) .NET
18 86 (10.60%) Linux
19 85 (10.48%) CMS
20 84 (10.36%) Android Development
21 82 (10.11%) JSON
22 81 (9.99%) Finance
22 81 (9.99%) Microsoft
22 81 (9.99%) Analytical Skills
23 80 (9.86%) Degree
24 79 (9.74%) Mobile App
25 77 (9.49%) CSS3
26 76 (9.37%) Google Apps
26 76 (9.37%) Git (software)

Google
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 85 (10.48%) CMS
2 40 (4.93%) Apache
3 34 (4.19%) IIS
4 30 (3.70%) Tomcat
5 28 (3.45%) Node.js
6 23 (2.84%) Umbraco
7 19 (2.34%) SAS
8 18 (2.22%) SharePoint
9 15 (1.85%) MS Exchange
10 14 (1.73%) WebSphere
10 14 (1.73%) nginx
11 13 (1.60%) Drupal
12 12 (1.48%) WordPress
13 10 (1.23%) Adobe CQ
14 9 (1.11%) Jetty
14 9 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
15 8 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
15 8 (0.99%) IBM Notes
15 8 (0.99%) OpenStack
16 7 (0.86%) JBoss
Applications
1 58 (7.15%) MS Office
2 32 (3.95%) MS Excel
3 30 (3.70%) Photoshop
4 25 (3.08%) Spreadsheet
5 19 (2.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (1.23%) MS Project
6 10 (1.23%) SPSS
7 8 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (0.99%) MS Visio
8 7 (0.86%) Doxygen
9 3 (0.37%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.37%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 224 (27.62%) Google Analytics
2 45 (5.55%) SiteCatalyst
3 38 (4.69%) WebTrends
4 10 (1.23%) Optimost
5 2 (0.25%) Radian6
5 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.25%) Magento
6 1 (0.12%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 76 (9.37%) Google Apps
2 60 (7.40%) Google Cloud Platform
3 26 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (2.47%) Google App Engine
4 20 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (1.48%) Office 365
5 12 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (1.23%) Heroku
8 7 (0.86%) GitHub
8 7 (0.86%) SaaS
9 6 (0.74%) PaaS
10 4 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (0.37%) Basecamp
11 3 (0.37%) Trello
11 3 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.25%) IaaS
12 2 (0.25%) Joyent
13 1 (0.12%) Google Compute Engine
13 1 (0.12%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 41 (5.06%) Internet
2 34 (4.19%) HTTP
3 33 (4.07%) Intranet
4 26 (3.21%) VPN
5 25 (3.08%) Wi-Fi
6 18 (2.22%) Firewall
7 14 (1.73%) TCP/IP
8 11 (1.36%) SAN
9 10 (1.23%) Bluetooth
10 9 (1.11%) DNS
10 9 (1.11%) DHCP
11 7 (0.86%) FTP
11 7 (0.86%) GSM
11 7 (0.86%) LAN
12 6 (0.74%) VoIP
12 6 (0.74%) Ethernet
12 6 (0.74%) Wireless
13 5 (0.62%) IPsec
13 5 (0.62%) DMZ
13 5 (0.62%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (4.32%) MySQL
2 32 (3.95%) SQL Server
3 23 (2.84%) Big Data
4 22 (2.71%) MongoDB
5 16 (1.97%) Oracle Database
6 13 (1.60%) NoSQL
6 13 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (1.48%) Data Mining
8 11 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (1.23%) SQLite
9 10 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (1.11%) Redis
10 9 (1.11%) Relational Database
11 7 (0.86%) Hadoop
12 6 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.62%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 76 (9.37%) Git (software)
2 53 (6.54%) Subversion
3 37 (4.56%) Eclipse
4 31 (3.82%) Jenkins
5 23 (2.84%) Visual Studio
6 22 (2.71%) TeamCity
7 21 (2.59%) Cucumber
7 21 (2.59%) JUnit
8 20 (2.47%) GoogleTest
8 20 (2.47%) Android Studio
9 19 (2.34%) Maven
9 19 (2.34%) JIRA
10 18 (2.22%) Axure RP
11 17 (2.10%) Selenium
12 15 (1.85%) Grunt
13 14 (1.73%) ClearCase
14 12 (1.48%) Calabash
15 11 (1.36%) Rational Rhapsody
15 11 (1.36%) Rational DOORS
16 10 (1.23%) Mercurial
General
1 121 (14.92%) Marketing
2 81 (9.99%) Finance
3 47 (5.80%) Publishing
4 40 (4.93%) Retail
5 34 (4.19%) Banking
6 27 (3.33%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.60%) Automotive
8 11 (1.36%) Electronics
9 10 (1.23%) Games
10 7 (0.86%) Advertising
11 6 (0.74%) Back Office
12 5 (0.62%) Music Industry
12 5 (0.62%) German Language
13 4 (0.49%) Italian Language
13 4 (0.49%) Billing
13 4 (0.49%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.49%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.37%) Legal
14 3 (0.37%) French Language
15 2 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 308 (37.98%) Developer
2 144 (17.76%) Analyst
3 79 (9.74%) Android Developer
4 42 (5.18%) Senior Developer
5 41 (5.06%) Web Developer
5 41 (5.06%) Front-End Developer
6 35 (4.32%) Web Analyst
7 30 (3.70%) Consultant
8 29 (3.58%) Java Developer
9 28 (3.45%) Software Engineer
10 27 (3.33%) Service Analyst
10 27 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
11 25 (3.08%) Product Manager
11 25 (3.08%) Tester
12 24 (2.96%) Data Analyst
13 21 (2.59%) Architect
14 20 (2.47%) JavaScript Developer
14 20 (2.47%) Senior Android Developer
15 19 (2.34%) CMS Developer
15 19 (2.34%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (27.87%) HTML
2 193 (23.80%) CSS
3 124 (15.29%) Web Services
4 113 (13.93%) jQuery
5 99 (12.21%) HTML5
6 90 (11.10%) .NET
7 82 (10.11%) JSON
8 77 (9.49%) CSS3
9 71 (8.75%) Ajax
10 69 (8.51%) XML
11 60 (7.40%) Google Maps API
12 55 (6.78%) RESTful
13 43 (5.30%) ASP.NET
14 41 (5.06%) AngularJS
15 40 (4.93%) GWT
16 39 (4.81%) Spring
16 39 (4.81%) REST
17 33 (4.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 32 (3.95%) Android SDK
19 29 (3.58%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 124 (15.29%) User Experience
2 81 (9.99%) Analytical Skills
3 79 (9.74%) Mobile App
4 36 (4.44%) Social Media
5 30 (3.70%) Open Source
6 29 (3.58%) Visualisation
7 26 (3.21%) Computer Science
8 25 (3.08%) W3C
9 24 (2.96%) iPhone
10 21 (2.59%) Web 2.0
11 20 (2.47%) Management Information System
12 18 (2.22%) Statistics
13 17 (2.10%) Blackberry
14 16 (1.97%) Data Structures
15 15 (1.85%) Google Search Appliance
16 14 (1.73%) Digital Media
17 13 (1.60%) PKI
18 12 (1.48%) GIS
18 12 (1.48%) Mobile Payment
19 10 (1.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 131 (16.15%) Android
2 107 (13.19%) Windows
3 86 (10.60%) Linux
4 70 (8.63%) Apple iOS
5 25 (3.08%) Windows 7
6 19 (2.34%) Mac OS
7 14 (1.73%) Windows 8
7 14 (1.73%) UNIX
8 11 (1.36%) Mac OS X
9 10 (1.23%) CentOS
10 9 (1.11%) Windows XP
11 7 (0.86%) Ubuntu
11 7 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.25%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.12%) Solaris
14 1 (0.12%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (32.92%) Analytics
2 220 (27.13%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (11.34%) E-Commerce
4 84 (10.36%) Android Development
5 73 (9.00%) Web Analytics
6 71 (8.75%) TDD
7 70 (8.63%) Scrum
8 69 (8.51%) Content Management
9 68 (8.38%) OO
10 64 (7.89%) Project Management
11 55 (6.78%) SEO
12 53 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
13 50 (6.17%) Web Development
14 46 (5.67%) Responsive Web Design
15 42 (5.18%) Unit Testing
15 42 (5.18%) OOP
16 38 (4.69%) MVC
17 35 (4.32%) ITIL
17 35 (4.32%) Software Engineering
18 32 (3.95%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 232 (28.61%) JavaScript
2 171 (21.09%) Java
3 127 (15.66%) SQL
4 64 (7.89%) Python
5 45 (5.55%) C#
6 39 (4.81%) PHP
7 33 (4.07%) Ruby
8 26 (3.21%) C++
9 23 (2.84%) C
10 18 (2.22%) PL/SQL
11 17 (2.10%) Objective-C
12 13 (1.60%) PowerShell
13 9 (1.11%) R
14 8 (0.99%) Perl
14 8 (0.99%) VB.NET
14 8 (0.99%) VBScript
15 7 (0.86%) VBA
15 7 (0.86%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.62%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 80 (9.86%) Degree
2 67 (8.26%) Security Cleared
3 50 (6.17%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.85%) CTC Cleared
5 9 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.99%) MCSE
7 7 (0.86%) DV Cleared
7 7 (0.86%) MCP
8 3 (0.37%) PMP
8 3 (0.37%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.37%) CCNA
8 3 (0.37%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.25%) CNE
9 2 (0.25%) Novell Certification
9 2 (0.25%) ISEB
9 2 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.71%) QA
2 10 (1.23%) SLA
3 4 (0.49%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.37%) WAI
5 2 (0.25%) HL7
6 1 (0.12%) JTAG
6 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (3.21%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.60%) Docker
4 9 (1.11%) vCloud
5 5 (0.62%) Xen
6 4 (0.49%) iptables
6 4 (0.49%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.37%) XenApp
7 3 (0.37%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.37%) vSphere
7 3 (0.37%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.37%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 19 (2.34%) Puppet
2 18 (2.22%) SCCM
3 16 (1.97%) Ansible
4 14 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.99%) HAProxy
6 6 (0.74%) Salt
7 5 (0.62%) Kibana
7 5 (0.62%) logstash
7 5 (0.62%) ZABBIX
8 4 (0.49%) SCOM
9 3 (0.37%) Pacemaker
10 2 (0.25%) FreeIPA
10 2 (0.25%) cPanel
10 2 (0.25%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.25%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.12%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 94 (11.59%) Adobe
2 81 (9.99%) Microsoft
3 48 (5.92%) Omniture
4 34 (4.19%) Oracle
5 33 (4.07%) Facebook
6 31 (3.82%) Apple
7 27 (3.33%) VMware
8 23 (2.84%) Twitter
9 21 (2.59%) Tableau
10 19 (2.34%) OpenText
11 18 (2.22%) RedDot
11 18 (2.22%) HP
12 16 (1.97%) Sophos
13 15 (1.85%) DoubleClick
14 13 (1.60%) EPiServer
15 11 (1.36%) Cisco
16 10 (1.23%) Citrix
16 10 (1.23%) Business Objects
16 10 (1.23%) Mapinfo
16 10 (1.23%) Sitecore
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 350 - 400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Aquent
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
TD Group
Rate: From £190 to £210 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £530 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
JD & Co Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day contract - permanent salaries offer equity!
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £250 - 400 per day + negotiable on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £160 - £200 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Rate: 400 to 450 per day GBP
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £250 - 350 per day + negotiable on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Suffolk
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Client Server
Rate: £350 to £380 p/day
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago