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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 274 243 314
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +71
Contract jobs citing Google 409 422 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 0.80% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 1.59% 1.71% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 290 174
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £302
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +24.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
- +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 18
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.13 £29.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -22.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £14.00 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £46.40 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £29.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
-46.27% +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
25793 24704 26940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.35% 46.90% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14444 13694 13692
Average daily rate £385 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
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 1093 1105 1354
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.48 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.03% -0.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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
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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 -19 388 £350 -6.66% 235
London -35 225 £400 +5.26% 113
South East +30 79 £338 +1.88% 35
City of London -13 43 £350 -15.66% 35
Tunbridge Wells - 24 £350 -
Kent - 24 £350 - 4
West Midlands -6 19 £288 +3.60% 13
South West -27 16 £288 +15.00% 11
Berkshire +17 15 £180 -25.00% 8
East Midlands +8 15 £400 -5.88% 7
Hampshire -14 13 £325 -4.69% 4
Northampton +10 12 £400 - 3
Northamptonshire +4 12 £400 - 3
Yorkshire +15 11 £381 - 7
Surrey -2 11 £363 +6.61% 4
West Yorkshire +13 10 £475 - 2
Leeds +9 10 £475 - 1
Warwickshire -9 10 £325 -7.14% 2
Scotland -14 10 £394 +29.09% 9
East of England -28 9 £475 +22.58% 17
Buckinghamshire +9 8 £350 +75.00% 5
North West -1 7 £300 -10.44% 30
Glasgow -4 7 £413 - 4
Bracknell - 7 £165 -
Manchester -8 6 £275 -17.91% 18
Hertfordshire -14 6 £238 -20.83% 10
East Sussex -3 5 £375 - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £228 - 1
Milton Keynes 0 4 - - 4
Somerset - 4 £275 - 2

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 197 (27.59%) Java
1 197 (27.59%) Analytics
2 184 (25.77%) Google Analytics
3 173 (24.23%) HTML
4 144 (20.17%) SQL
5 135 (18.91%) JavaScript
6 124 (17.37%) CSS
7 123 (17.23%) XML
8 116 (16.25%) Marketing
9 111 (15.55%) TDD
9 111 (15.55%) Android
10 110 (15.41%) JSON
11 97 (13.59%) Facebook
12 89 (12.46%) Twitter
13 85 (11.90%) Android Development
14 84 (11.76%) Mobile App
15 78 (10.92%) Spring
16 77 (10.78%) REST
17 76 (10.64%) jQuery
18 75 (10.50%) Internet
18 75 (10.50%) Finance
19 73 (10.22%) Windows
20 70 (9.80%) Web Services
20 70 (9.80%) E-Commerce
20 70 (9.80%) Degree
21 69 (9.66%) SEO
22 68 (9.52%) Google Apps
23 67 (9.38%) Apple iOS
23 67 (9.38%) Linux
24 66 (9.24%) CMS

Google
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 66 (9.24%) CMS
2 34 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 24 (3.36%) Apache
4 22 (3.08%) IIS
4 22 (3.08%) Node.js
5 18 (2.52%) WordPress
5 18 (2.52%) SAS
6 16 (2.24%) IBM Notes
6 16 (2.24%) SharePoint
7 15 (2.10%) WebSphere
7 15 (2.10%) Jetty
7 15 (2.10%) nginx
8 12 (1.68%) MS Exchange
9 10 (1.40%) Apache ServiceMix
10 9 (1.26%) Lotus Domino
10 9 (1.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
11 8 (1.12%) Umbraco
12 7 (0.98%) Joomla!
12 7 (0.98%) Drupal
Applications
1 41 (5.74%) MS Excel
2 34 (4.76%) Photoshop
3 25 (3.50%) MS Office
4 16 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (1.96%) Adobe Illustrator
6 12 (1.68%) MS Visio
7 11 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.70%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.56%) InDesign
9 4 (0.56%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.42%) SPSS
11 1 (0.14%) MS Project
11 1 (0.14%) Vectorworks
11 1 (0.14%) Blender
11 1 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.14%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.14%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 184 (25.77%) Google Analytics
2 27 (3.78%) SiteCatalyst
3 25 (3.50%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.28%) Magento
6 1 (0.14%) Tridion
6 1 (0.14%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 68 (9.52%) Google Apps
2 45 (6.30%) Google App Engine
3 35 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (3.78%) Cloud Computing
5 26 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (1.68%) Office 365
8 9 (1.26%) SaaS
8 9 (1.26%) PaaS
8 9 (1.26%) Google Compute Engine
9 5 (0.70%) IaaS
10 3 (0.42%) GitHub
11 2 (0.28%) Heroku
11 2 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 75 (10.50%) Internet
2 29 (4.06%) HTTP
3 18 (2.52%) SSL
3 18 (2.52%) FTP
4 16 (2.24%) TCP/IP
5 15 (2.10%) DNS
6 14 (1.96%) DHCP
6 14 (1.96%) IPsec
7 11 (1.54%) Intranet
8 7 (0.98%) SAN
8 7 (0.98%) WAN
9 5 (0.70%) LAN
9 5 (0.70%) S/MIME
9 5 (0.70%) Unified Communications
10 4 (0.56%) Firewall
10 4 (0.56%) LDAP
11 3 (0.42%) SSH
12 2 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.28%) DMZ
12 2 (0.28%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 49 (6.86%) MySQL
3 31 (4.34%) Hadoop
3 31 (4.34%) Relational Database
4 27 (3.78%) Big Data
5 22 (3.08%) NoSQL
6 19 (2.66%) MongoDB
6 19 (2.66%) Data Mining
7 17 (2.38%) DB2
8 14 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (1.54%) Redis
10 10 (1.40%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (1.12%) SQLite
12 8 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (0.98%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.98%) Apache Hive
14 6 (0.84%) Impala
Development Applications
1 59 (8.26%) Git (software)
2 44 (6.16%) Subversion
3 37 (5.18%) Jenkins
4 32 (4.48%) JIRA
5 24 (3.36%) Maven
6 18 (2.52%) Mockito
7 17 (2.38%) Eclipse
8 13 (1.82%) JUnit
9 12 (1.68%) Visual Studio
9 12 (1.68%) Jasmine
10 11 (1.54%) GoogleTest
10 11 (1.54%) Ant
11 10 (1.40%) TestNG
11 10 (1.40%) DbUnit
11 10 (1.40%) Bitbucket
12 9 (1.26%) Dreamweaver
13 8 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (1.12%) Selenium
13 8 (1.12%) TeamCity
13 8 (1.12%) Grunt
General
1 116 (16.25%) Marketing
2 75 (10.50%) Finance
3 41 (5.74%) Retail
4 34 (4.76%) Games
5 28 (3.92%) Publishing
6 22 (3.08%) Banking
7 19 (2.66%) Advertising
8 15 (2.10%) Pharmaceutical
9 12 (1.68%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.26%) Automotive
10 9 (1.26%) Investment Banking
10 9 (1.26%) German Language
11 6 (0.84%) Billing
12 5 (0.70%) French Language
13 4 (0.56%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.56%) Electronics
14 3 (0.42%) Back Office
14 3 (0.42%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.28%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 338 (47.34%) Developer
2 98 (13.73%) Analyst
3 81 (11.34%) Android Developer
4 61 (8.54%) Java Developer
5 43 (6.02%) Mobile Developer
6 42 (5.88%) Lead Developer
7 41 (5.74%) Front-End Developer
8 38 (5.32%) Senior Developer
9 33 (4.62%) Architect
10 32 (4.48%) Web Developer
11 24 (3.36%) Designer
12 22 (3.08%) Consultant
13 16 (2.24%) Project Manager
14 15 (2.10%) PHP Developer
15 14 (1.96%) Administrator
15 14 (1.96%) Data Analyst
16 13 (1.82%) Service Analyst
16 13 (1.82%) Service Desk Analyst
17 12 (1.68%) Software Engineer
17 12 (1.68%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (24.23%) HTML
2 124 (17.37%) CSS
3 123 (17.23%) XML
4 110 (15.41%) JSON
5 78 (10.92%) Spring
6 77 (10.78%) REST
7 76 (10.64%) jQuery
8 70 (9.80%) Web Services
9 60 (8.40%) HTML5
10 51 (7.14%) OAuth
10 51 (7.14%) .NET
11 50 (7.00%) Google Maps API
12 42 (5.88%) GWT
13 38 (5.32%) CSS3
14 33 (4.62%) Hibernate
15 28 (3.92%) RESTful
15 28 (3.92%) AngularJS
16 27 (3.78%) SOAP
17 26 (3.64%) Servlets
18 25 (3.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 84 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 60 (8.40%) Social Media
3 41 (5.74%) Open Source
4 20 (2.80%) Visualisation
5 18 (2.52%) Computer Science
6 17 (2.38%) Digital Media
7 16 (2.24%) iPhone
7 16 (2.24%) iPad
7 16 (2.24%) Blackberry
8 15 (2.10%) W3C
8 15 (2.10%) Statistics
9 11 (1.54%) Data Integration
9 11 (1.54%) GIS
10 9 (1.26%) Social Network
11 7 (0.98%) Management Information System
11 7 (0.98%) EPoS
11 7 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.84%) Fixed Income
12 6 (0.84%) Copywriting
13 5 (0.70%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 111 (15.55%) Android
2 73 (10.22%) Windows
3 67 (9.38%) Linux
3 67 (9.38%) Apple iOS
4 19 (2.66%) UNIX
5 15 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (2.10%) Windows 7
6 9 (1.26%) Windows XP
7 8 (1.12%) CentOS
8 7 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (0.56%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.42%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.42%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.28%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.28%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.28%) Solaris
12 2 (0.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (27.59%) Analytics
2 111 (15.55%) TDD
3 85 (11.90%) Android Development
4 70 (9.80%) E-Commerce
5 69 (9.66%) SEO
6 61 (8.54%) MVC
7 58 (8.12%) Agile Software Development
8 56 (7.84%) SOA
9 55 (7.70%) Project Management
10 52 (7.28%) Digital Marketing
11 50 (7.00%) Scrum
12 47 (6.58%) Mobile Application Development
13 46 (6.44%) Use Case
14 44 (6.16%) Content Management
15 41 (5.74%) Rapid Prototyping
16 38 (5.32%) BDD
16 38 (5.32%) Web Development
16 38 (5.32%) Migration
16 38 (5.32%) OO
17 35 (4.90%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 197 (27.59%) Java
2 144 (20.17%) SQL
3 135 (18.91%) JavaScript
4 43 (6.02%) Python
5 35 (4.90%) PHP
6 33 (4.62%) C#
7 25 (3.50%) C++
8 18 (2.52%) Perl
8 18 (2.52%) Objective-C
9 11 (1.54%) Ruby
10 10 (1.40%) Groovy
11 7 (0.98%) Bash Shell
11 7 (0.98%) R
11 7 (0.98%) C
11 7 (0.98%) T-SQL
12 6 (0.84%) Google Apps Script
12 6 (0.84%) PHP5
13 5 (0.70%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.70%) Golang
13 5 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 70 (9.80%) Degree
2 10 (1.40%) Security Cleared
3 7 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.84%) MCP
5 4 (0.56%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.56%) BC Cleared
6 3 (0.42%) MCSE
7 2 (0.28%) PMP
7 2 (0.28%) CNE
7 2 (0.28%) Novell Certification
7 2 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.28%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.28%) VCDX
8 1 (0.14%) MySQL Certification
8 1 (0.14%) MCITP
8 1 (0.14%) MOS
8 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.14%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.96%) QA
2 6 (0.84%) WCAG
3 5 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.42%) SLA
4 3 (0.42%) HL7
5 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (4.34%) Active Directory
2 29 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.68%) Xen
4 9 (1.26%) HDFS
5 6 (0.84%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.56%) XenServer
6 4 (0.56%) vCloud
7 2 (0.28%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.28%) Docker
7 2 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.28%) vSphere
8 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.14%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.14%) NFS
8 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 21 (2.94%) Puppet
2 12 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.40%) Ansible
4 5 (0.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (0.42%) SCCM
5 3 (0.42%) Hyperic
6 2 (0.28%) Oozie
6 2 (0.28%) SCOM
6 2 (0.28%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.28%) logstash
6 2 (0.28%) Salt
6 2 (0.28%) Kibana
6 2 (0.28%) Chukwa
7 1 (0.14%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.14%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.14%) YUM
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.14%) Nagios
7 1 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 97 (13.59%) Facebook
2 89 (12.46%) Twitter
3 57 (7.98%) Microsoft
4 53 (7.42%) Oracle
5 32 (4.48%) VMware
5 32 (4.48%) Omniture
6 23 (3.22%) Tableau
7 16 (2.24%) Sitecore
7 16 (2.24%) Lotus
8 13 (1.82%) Business Objects
9 12 (1.68%) Adobe
10 11 (1.54%) Cisco
10 11 (1.54%) Red Hat
10 11 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (1.40%) Apple
11 10 (1.40%) Atomikos
12 8 (1.12%) Splunk
12 8 (1.12%) Zend
12 8 (1.12%) Citrix
13 7 (0.98%) Symantec
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