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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google
Rank 214 258 286
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +28
Contract jobs citing Google 643 501 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.19% 0.88% 0.72%
As % of the Vendors category 2.65% 2.00% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 308 240
Median daily rate £423 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.77% +4.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.75% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 19
Median hourly rate £19.61 £22.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.80% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.89 £13.00 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £40.00 £35.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.31 £24.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-19.56% +43.28%

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
24309 25081 24678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.14% 43.92% 45.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14909 14782 13627
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 814 1091 1074
Median hourly rate £19.44 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.97% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +50 622 £425 +16.39% 339
London +57 405 £425 +6.25% 133
City of London +59 77 £400 +21.21% 39
South East +20 71 £425 +21.42% 44
Yorkshire +18 34 £400 +29.03% 39
West Midlands -2 34 £415 +66.00% 22
South West +6 30 £375 -11.76% 14
West Yorkshire +19 28 £400 +29.03% 19
Leeds +23 27 £400 +21.21% 17
Bristol +12 18 £538 +26.47% 1
East Midlands +6 18 £600 +100.00% 19
Nottinghamshire +9 17 £600 +100.00% 3
Nottingham +4 17 £600 +100.00% 3
North West -12 17 £410 +32.25% 55
West Sussex +7 16 £350 - 1
Manchester +4 16 £410 -3.52% 39
Hampshire -1 14 £463 +26.71% 11
Shropshire - 13 £415 -
Telford - 13 £415 -
Worthing - 13 - -
Portsmouth - 13 £463 - 2
Oxfordshire +14 12 £400 -20.39% 5
East of England -7 12 £350 -7.89% 7
Warwickshire +8 11 £115 - 6
Oxford +4 11 £400 +1.58% 1
Surrey -3 11 £400 +6.59% 10
Wales +23 10 £444 +25.00% 3
Berkshire -10 9 £575 +100.00% 5
Hertfordshire +16 8 £300 -17.24% 3
Warwick +3 8 £115 - 1

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 450 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 396 (33.85%) Java
3 278 (23.76%) Amazon AWS
4 265 (22.65%) Analytics
5 258 (22.05%) HTML
5 258 (22.05%) Linux
6 241 (20.60%) Git (software)
7 238 (20.34%) CSS
8 220 (18.80%) Google Analytics
9 216 (18.46%) Open Source
10 210 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
11 209 (17.86%) Scrum
12 204 (17.44%) Ruby
13 202 (17.26%) Continuous Integration
14 197 (16.84%) JavaScript
15 195 (16.67%) REST
16 194 (16.58%) Jenkins
17 193 (16.50%) Google Cloud Platform
18 191 (16.32%) JSON
19 185 (15.81%) HTML5
19 185 (15.81%) Python
20 177 (15.13%) DevOps
21 169 (14.44%) Spring
22 168 (14.36%) Android
23 160 (13.68%) Windows
24 151 (12.91%) RESTful
25 148 (12.65%) CSS3
25 148 (12.65%) Google Apps
26 147 (12.56%) Automated Testing
27 141 (12.05%) SQL

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 84 (7.18%) Confluence
2 63 (5.38%) CMS
3 61 (5.21%) Tomcat
4 55 (4.70%) OpenStack
5 42 (3.59%) Apache
6 36 (3.08%) SharePoint
7 35 (2.99%) WebSphere
8 27 (2.31%) nginx
9 22 (1.88%) IIS
10 21 (1.79%) Mule
11 20 (1.71%) WebLogic
12 19 (1.62%) JBoss
12 19 (1.62%) WordPress
13 17 (1.45%) Apache TomEE
14 16 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
14 16 (1.37%) Jetty
15 14 (1.20%) MS Exchange
15 14 (1.20%) Skype for Business
16 13 (1.11%) SAS
17 11 (0.94%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 92 (7.86%) MS Office
2 65 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 32 (2.74%) MS Visio
4 30 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (2.05%) MS Project
6 18 (1.54%) OmniGraffle
7 16 (1.37%) Photoshop
7 16 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
8 13 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 12 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (0.60%) SPSS
11 2 (0.17%) Gliffy
11 2 (0.17%) InDesign
11 2 (0.17%) InVision
11 2 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.085%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.085%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.085%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 20 (1.71%) Payment Gateway
2 18 (1.54%) WebTrends
3 9 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.34%) Magento
6 3 (0.26%) BigMachines
6 3 (0.26%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.26%) Sprinklr
7 2 (0.17%) Eikon
7 2 (0.17%) Exchequer
7 2 (0.17%) Radian6
7 2 (0.17%) Revive Adserver
7 2 (0.17%) Shopify
8 1 (0.085%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.085%) OpenText Process Suite
8 1 (0.085%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 278 (23.76%) Amazon AWS
2 220 (18.80%) Google Analytics
3 210 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 193 (16.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 148 (12.65%) Google Apps
6 88 (7.52%) Cloud Computing
7 84 (7.18%) Google Play
8 79 (6.75%) Google App Engine
9 72 (6.15%) Office 365
10 54 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
11 43 (3.68%) GitHub
12 41 (3.50%) SaaS
13 36 (3.08%) IaaS
13 36 (3.08%) Trello
14 31 (2.65%) PaaS
15 20 (1.71%) AdWords
16 19 (1.62%) Azure Active Directory
17 12 (1.03%) Adobe Analytics
17 12 (1.03%) Google Tag Manager
17 12 (1.03%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 123 (10.51%) HTTP
2 42 (3.59%) VPN
3 37 (3.16%) Wireless
4 34 (2.91%) DNS
5 33 (2.82%) Internet
6 32 (2.74%) TCP/IP
7 30 (2.56%) LAN
8 29 (2.48%) Firewall
8 29 (2.48%) WAN
8 29 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
9 23 (1.97%) SSL
10 22 (1.88%) DHCP
11 18 (1.54%) FTP
12 16 (1.37%) IPsec
13 14 (1.20%) VoIP
14 13 (1.11%) LDAP
14 13 (1.11%) Network Security
14 13 (1.11%) Skype
15 11 (0.94%) Intranet
16 10 (0.85%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (5.90%) MySQL
2 55 (4.70%) MongoDB
3 50 (4.27%) Relational Database
4 44 (3.76%) NoSQL
5 25 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (1.97%) BigQuery
7 22 (1.88%) SQL Server
8 19 (1.62%) Redis
9 18 (1.54%) Big Data
10 16 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 16 (1.37%) Oracle Database
11 15 (1.28%) MariaDB
12 14 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
12 14 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (1.11%) Hadoop
13 13 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (1.11%) SQLite
14 11 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 9 (0.77%) DB2
16 7 (0.60%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 241 (20.60%) Git (software)
2 194 (16.58%) Jenkins
3 137 (11.71%) JUnit
4 136 (11.62%) JIRA
5 102 (8.72%) Subversion
6 57 (4.87%) Vagrant
7 48 (4.10%) Mockito
8 44 (3.76%) Gradle
9 39 (3.33%) Selenium
10 38 (3.25%) Maven
11 32 (2.74%) Android Studio
12 28 (2.39%) Travis CI
13 23 (1.97%) Robolectric
14 22 (1.88%) Robotium
15 19 (1.62%) TeamCity
16 18 (1.54%) Axure RP
17 15 (1.28%) Appium
17 15 (1.28%) Cucumber
17 15 (1.28%) git-flow
18 14 (1.20%) Hamcrest
General
1 128 (10.94%) Marketing
2 113 (9.66%) Finance
3 50 (4.27%) Banking
4 45 (3.85%) Retail
5 33 (2.82%) Publishing
6 25 (2.14%) Advertising
7 24 (2.05%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.28%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.03%) Games
9 12 (1.03%) Investment Banking
10 11 (0.94%) Legal
11 7 (0.60%) Electronics
12 6 (0.51%) Automotive
13 5 (0.43%) Law
14 3 (0.26%) Back Office
14 3 (0.26%) Billing
15 2 (0.17%) Brand Awareness
15 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.085%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.085%) Military
Job Titles
1 497 (42.48%) Developer
2 165 (14.10%) Java Developer
3 122 (10.43%) Analyst
4 105 (8.97%) Architect
5 89 (7.61%) Android Developer
6 71 (6.07%) DevOps Engineer
7 65 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 59 (5.04%) Scala Developer
9 56 (4.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 40 (3.42%) Cloud Architect
10 40 (3.42%) Project Manager
11 36 (3.08%) Applications Developer
11 36 (3.08%) Java Scala Developer
12 33 (2.82%) Lead Developer
13 32 (2.74%) Angular Developer
14 31 (2.65%) Designer
15 29 (2.48%) C# Developer
16 28 (2.39%) JavaScript Developer
16 28 (2.39%) Technical Architect
17 26 (2.22%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (22.05%) HTML
2 238 (20.34%) CSS
3 195 (16.67%) REST
4 191 (16.32%) JSON
5 185 (15.81%) HTML5
6 169 (14.44%) Spring
7 151 (12.91%) RESTful
8 148 (12.65%) CSS3
9 129 (11.03%) Web Services
10 105 (8.97%) J2EE
11 104 (8.89%) Ajax
12 101 (8.63%) Play Framework
13 97 (8.29%) AngularJS
14 96 (8.21%) Django
15 95 (8.12%) Guice
16 92 (7.86%) Ruby on Rails
17 83 (7.09%) XML
18 69 (5.90%) .NET
19 61 (5.21%) Hibernate
20 55 (4.70%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 122 (10.43%) User Experience
2 76 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (5.81%) Mobile App
4 60 (5.13%) Social Media
5 46 (3.93%) Computer Science
6 42 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
7 25 (2.14%) Digital Media
8 21 (1.79%) Virtual Team
9 20 (1.71%) Algorithms
10 19 (1.62%) Management Information System
11 18 (1.54%) Visualisation
12 17 (1.45%) iPad
13 16 (1.37%) Public Cloud
14 15 (1.28%) Taxonomies
15 13 (1.11%) Data Structures
16 11 (0.94%) Fintech
16 11 (0.94%) Statistics
17 10 (0.85%) Copywriting
17 10 (0.85%) Mathematics
17 10 (0.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 258 (22.05%) Linux
2 168 (14.36%) Android
3 160 (13.68%) Windows
4 96 (8.21%) Apple iOS
5 52 (4.44%) Mac OS X
6 33 (2.82%) Unix
7 32 (2.74%) Windows 7
7 32 (2.74%) Windows Server
8 22 (1.88%) Windows 8
9 17 (1.45%) Ubuntu
10 15 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (1.20%) CentOS
11 14 (1.20%) Windows XP
12 10 (0.85%) Windows 10
13 9 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (0.68%) AIX
14 8 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.43%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.43%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 450 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 265 (22.65%) Analytics
3 216 (18.46%) Open Source
4 209 (17.86%) Scrum
5 202 (17.26%) Continuous Integration
6 177 (15.13%) DevOps
7 147 (12.56%) Automated Testing
8 137 (11.71%) TDD
9 106 (9.06%) E-Commerce
9 106 (9.06%) Web Development
10 96 (8.21%) Android Development
11 90 (7.69%) Software Engineering
12 89 (7.61%) Continuous Delivery
13 88 (7.52%) MVC
14 86 (7.35%) SEO
15 85 (7.26%) Configuration Management
16 83 (7.09%) Responsive Web Design
17 77 (6.58%) Front End Development
17 77 (6.58%) Web Design
18 74 (6.32%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 396 (33.85%) Java
2 204 (17.44%) Ruby
3 197 (16.84%) JavaScript
4 185 (15.81%) Python
5 141 (12.05%) SQL
6 110 (9.40%) C#
7 105 (8.97%) Scala
8 61 (5.21%) PHP
9 52 (4.44%) Bash Shell
10 51 (4.36%) Shell Script
11 47 (4.02%) Perl
12 34 (2.91%) C++
13 32 (2.74%) PowerShell
14 27 (2.31%) C
15 24 (2.05%) Go
16 15 (1.28%) Apple Swift
17 12 (1.03%) Objective-C
17 12 (1.03%) VBA
18 10 (0.85%) Groovy
18 10 (0.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 89 (7.61%) Degree
2 76 (6.50%) Security Cleared
3 53 (4.53%) SC Cleared
4 21 (1.79%) CISSP
5 20 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
6 10 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.60%) MCSE
8 5 (0.43%) PhD
9 4 (0.34%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.34%) ISEB
9 4 (0.34%) MCP
9 4 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.26%) ACMT
10 3 (0.26%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.26%) CCA
10 3 (0.26%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.26%) MCTS
11 2 (0.17%) CCNP
11 2 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.14%) QA
2 18 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (0.77%) SLA
4 8 (0.68%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.17%) GCP
6 2 (0.17%) MISRA
7 1 (0.085%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.085%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.085%) MISRA C
System Software
1 123 (10.51%) Active Directory
2 82 (7.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (5.21%) Docker
4 50 (4.27%) Hyper-V
5 24 (2.05%) Xen
6 14 (1.20%) vSphere
7 12 (1.03%) vCloud
8 11 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (0.68%) VirtualBox
10 7 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 7 (0.60%) XenApp
10 7 (0.60%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.43%) BitLocker
12 5 (0.43%) etcd
13 4 (0.34%) KVM
13 4 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.26%) LXC
15 2 (0.17%) flannel
Systems Management
1 138 (11.79%) Puppet
2 78 (6.67%) Ansible
3 48 (4.10%) SCCM
4 46 (3.93%) Opscode Chef
5 44 (3.76%) Packer
6 38 (3.25%) Terraform
7 33 (2.82%) Consul
8 27 (2.31%) Graphite
9 25 (2.14%) Uchiwa
10 23 (1.97%) Kubernetes
11 22 (1.88%) Microsoft Intune
12 13 (1.11%) AirWatch
12 13 (1.11%) logstash
13 12 (1.03%) Casper Suite
13 12 (1.03%) Grafana
14 11 (0.94%) Kibana
14 11 (0.94%) ZABBIX
15 10 (0.85%) Salt
16 9 (0.77%) HAProxy
16 9 (0.77%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 136 (11.62%) Microsoft
2 104 (8.89%) VMware
3 72 (6.15%) Oracle
4 62 (5.30%) Apple
5 60 (5.13%) Adobe
6 51 (4.36%) Cisco
7 49 (4.19%) Facebook
8 47 (4.02%) Atlassian
9 29 (2.48%) ForgeRock
10 28 (2.39%) Red Hat
11 26 (2.22%) MuleSoft
12 25 (2.14%) IBM
13 24 (2.05%) Omniture
14 23 (1.97%) Twitter
15 22 (1.88%) Citrix
16 21 (1.79%) HP
16 21 (1.79%) Tableau
17 20 (1.71%) WSO2
18 19 (1.62%) Palo Alto
18 19 (1.62%) Rackspace
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £30.00 - £35.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Searchability
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent International
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Searchability
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450-£500 p/d
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Searchability
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £68 per hour Contractor will be paid in US Dollars ($68 - Hour)
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stott & May
Rate: £800 - £1500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £35 to £37 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Searchability
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
The Change Partners Recruitment
Rate: From £55,000 to £62,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £130 - £135 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Searchability
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Searchability
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day Initial 6 Month Contract
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Give A Grad A Go
Rate: £24,000 per year + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + flexi time
Posted: 22 days ago