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 30 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google
Rank 238 237 301
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +64
Contract jobs citing Google 577 522 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.08% 0.93% 0.72%
As % of the Vendors category 2.40% 2.09% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 321 248
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 13
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.72 £13.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £40.00 £39.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £23.09 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.97% +15.46%

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
24072 24983 24115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.87% 44.52% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14772 14653 13569
Median daily rate £400 £388 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 831 1112 1018
Median hourly rate £20.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.17 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+15.24% +7.19%

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 30 June 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 June 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 30 June 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 +11 550 £413 +17.85% 306
London +25 316 £400 +6.66% 134
South East +27 80 £441 +21.65% 29
City of London +49 51 £400 +3.22% 34
West Midlands -3 41 £370 +48.00% 12
West Sussex +12 35 £425 - 2
Yorkshire +18 30 £419 +39.58% 39
Worthing - 30 £433 -
West Yorkshire +2 27 £413 +37.50% 22
South West +12 26 £375 -5.66% 12
Leeds +7 26 £406 +41.30% 17
North West -11 23 £420 +40.00% 49
Hampshire +11 16 £463 +27.14% 8
East of England -2 16 £300 -29.41% 9
East Midlands -5 16 £600 +107.79% 20
Shropshire - 16 £415 -
Telford - 16 £415 -
Nottingham +12 15 £600 +100.00% 2
Nottinghamshire +4 15 £600 +100.00% 2
Portsmouth - 15 £463 - 2
Manchester +6 14 £350 -6.66% 26
Bristol +11 13 £575 +35.29% 6
Warwickshire +2 13 £115 -82.30% 2
Surrey +3 12 £363 -3.39% 8
Wales +20 11 £438 +25.00% 2
Hertfordshire +12 11 £300 -17.24% 2
Scotland -7 10 £204 -32.92% 4
South Wales +17 8 £375 +7.14%
Cheshire -2 8 £500 +42.85% 15
Warrington - 8 £500 - 5

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 391 (35.55%) Agile Software Development
2 379 (34.45%) Java
3 275 (25.00%) Analytics
4 260 (23.64%) Amazon AWS
5 253 (23.00%) Linux
6 245 (22.27%) HTML
7 237 (21.55%) Git (software)
8 235 (21.36%) Google Analytics
9 223 (20.27%) CSS
10 218 (19.82%) Open Source
11 201 (18.27%) REST
11 201 (18.27%) Continuous Integration
12 200 (18.18%) JSON
13 194 (17.64%) Ruby
13 194 (17.64%) Scrum
14 189 (17.18%) Jenkins
15 186 (16.91%) Python
15 186 (16.91%) Microsoft Azure
16 182 (16.55%) Google Cloud Platform
17 174 (15.82%) DevOps
18 171 (15.55%) HTML5
19 167 (15.18%) JavaScript
20 164 (14.91%) Spring
21 155 (14.09%) Android
22 153 (13.91%) Windows
23 142 (12.91%) Microsoft
24 141 (12.82%) Puppet
25 139 (12.64%) RESTful
26 136 (12.36%) CSS3
27 131 (11.91%) JIRA

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 85 (7.73%) Confluence
2 71 (6.45%) CMS
3 65 (5.91%) Tomcat
4 53 (4.82%) OpenStack
5 48 (4.36%) Apache
6 40 (3.64%) WebSphere
7 32 (2.91%) nginx
8 30 (2.73%) SharePoint
9 26 (2.36%) IIS
10 21 (1.91%) Jetty
10 21 (1.91%) Mule
10 21 (1.91%) WebLogic
11 20 (1.82%) JBoss
12 18 (1.64%) Apache ServiceMix
12 18 (1.64%) WordPress
13 17 (1.55%) Apache TomEE
13 17 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
13 17 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 15 (1.36%) MS Exchange
15 14 (1.27%) Drupal
Applications
1 68 (6.18%) MS Excel
2 65 (5.91%) MS Office
3 28 (2.55%) MS Visio
4 26 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (1.91%) MS Project
6 17 (1.55%) Photoshop
6 17 (1.55%) Spreadsheet
7 16 (1.45%) OmniGraffle
8 10 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 7 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.64%) SPSS
10 3 (0.27%) InVision
11 2 (0.18%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.18%) Gliffy
11 2 (0.18%) Pixate
12 1 (0.091%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.091%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.091%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.091%) Adobe SpeedGrade
12 1 (0.091%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 20 (1.82%) Payment Gateway
2 18 (1.64%) WebTrends
3 12 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.55%) Magento
7 3 (0.27%) BigMachines
7 3 (0.27%) Eloqua
8 2 (0.18%) Eikon
8 2 (0.18%) Exchequer
8 2 (0.18%) Radian6
8 2 (0.18%) Revive Adserver
8 2 (0.18%) Shopify
9 1 (0.091%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.091%) OpenText Process Suite
9 1 (0.091%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.091%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 260 (23.64%) Amazon AWS
2 235 (21.36%) Google Analytics
3 186 (16.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 182 (16.55%) Google Cloud Platform
5 115 (10.45%) Google Apps
6 88 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
7 79 (7.18%) Google App Engine
8 76 (6.91%) Google Play
9 63 (5.73%) Office 365
10 58 (5.27%) Amazon EC2
11 46 (4.18%) GitHub
12 27 (2.45%) AdWords
12 27 (2.45%) SaaS
13 26 (2.36%) IaaS
14 17 (1.55%) PaaS
15 16 (1.45%) Adobe Analytics
16 11 (1.00%) Google Tag Manager
17 10 (0.91%) Amazon S3
17 10 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
17 10 (0.91%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 128 (11.64%) HTTP
2 41 (3.73%) VPN
3 40 (3.64%) Wireless
4 38 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 37 (3.36%) DNS
5 37 (3.36%) Internet
6 31 (2.82%) LAN
7 30 (2.73%) WAN
8 27 (2.45%) SSL
9 25 (2.27%) DHCP
9 25 (2.27%) Firewall
10 23 (2.09%) Wi-Fi
11 21 (1.91%) FTP
12 18 (1.64%) IPsec
13 13 (1.18%) Intranet
14 11 (1.00%) Bluetooth
15 10 (0.91%) SMTP
16 9 (0.82%) LDAP
16 9 (0.82%) Network Security
17 8 (0.73%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (7.00%) MySQL
2 57 (5.18%) MongoDB
3 54 (4.91%) Relational Database
4 31 (2.82%) NoSQL
5 28 (2.55%) SQL Server
6 27 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (2.00%) BigQuery
8 21 (1.91%) Big Data
9 20 (1.82%) Oracle Database
10 18 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 18 (1.64%) Hadoop
10 18 (1.64%) Redis
11 16 (1.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 15 (1.36%) MariaDB
13 9 (0.82%) DB2
13 9 (0.82%) SQLite
14 8 (0.73%) Data Mining
14 8 (0.73%) GIS
14 8 (0.73%) Neo4j
15 7 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 237 (21.55%) Git (software)
2 189 (17.18%) Jenkins
3 131 (11.91%) JIRA
4 130 (11.82%) JUnit
5 104 (9.45%) Subversion
6 56 (5.09%) Vagrant
7 46 (4.18%) Mockito
8 43 (3.91%) Gradle
9 37 (3.36%) Selenium
10 33 (3.00%) Android Studio
11 31 (2.82%) Maven
12 29 (2.64%) Travis CI
13 19 (1.73%) TeamCity
14 18 (1.64%) Axure RP
15 15 (1.36%) Cucumber
16 14 (1.27%) Grunt
16 14 (1.27%) Robolectric
17 13 (1.18%) Artifactory
17 13 (1.18%) Robotium
18 12 (1.09%) Appium
General
1 126 (11.45%) Marketing
2 101 (9.18%) Finance
3 35 (3.18%) Retail
4 34 (3.09%) Banking
5 27 (2.45%) Publishing
5 27 (2.45%) Telecoms
6 26 (2.36%) Advertising
7 17 (1.55%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.09%) Legal
9 10 (0.91%) Electronics
9 10 (0.91%) Games
10 5 (0.45%) Automotive
10 5 (0.45%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.45%) Law
11 4 (0.36%) Back Office
11 4 (0.36%) Danish Language
12 3 (0.27%) Billing
13 2 (0.18%) Brand Awareness
13 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.091%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 450 (40.91%) Developer
2 151 (13.73%) Java Developer
3 121 (11.00%) Analyst
4 86 (7.82%) Architect
5 83 (7.55%) Android Developer
6 70 (6.36%) DevOps Engineer
7 61 (5.55%) Scala Developer
8 59 (5.36%) Senior Developer
9 47 (4.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 40 (3.64%) Project Manager
11 35 (3.18%) Applications Developer
11 35 (3.18%) Java Scala Developer
12 34 (3.09%) Lead Developer
13 33 (3.00%) Cloud Architect
14 29 (2.64%) Consultant
15 28 (2.55%) Scrum Master
16 26 (2.36%) Cloud Developer
16 26 (2.36%) Designer
16 26 (2.36%) Senior Java Developer
17 25 (2.27%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (22.27%) HTML
2 223 (20.27%) CSS
3 201 (18.27%) REST
4 200 (18.18%) JSON
5 171 (15.55%) HTML5
6 164 (14.91%) Spring
7 139 (12.64%) RESTful
8 136 (12.36%) CSS3
9 125 (11.36%) Web Services
10 114 (10.36%) J2EE
11 105 (9.55%) Ajax
12 101 (9.18%) Play Framework
13 98 (8.91%) Django
14 96 (8.73%) Guice
15 92 (8.36%) Ruby on Rails
16 86 (7.82%) XML
17 69 (6.27%) AngularJS
18 68 (6.18%) .NET
19 56 (5.09%) Hibernate
19 56 (5.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 118 (10.73%) User Experience
2 73 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (6.18%) Mobile App
4 58 (5.27%) Social Media
5 39 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
6 29 (2.64%) Computer Science
7 23 (2.09%) Digital Media
8 22 (2.00%) Algorithms
9 19 (1.73%) Copywriting
10 18 (1.64%) iPad
11 17 (1.55%) Management Information System
12 15 (1.36%) Visualisation
13 12 (1.09%) Data Structures
13 12 (1.09%) Fintech
13 12 (1.09%) Smartphone
13 12 (1.09%) Statistics
14 11 (1.00%) Mathematics
15 10 (0.91%) Virtual Team
16 9 (0.82%) iPhone
17 8 (0.73%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 253 (23.00%) Linux
2 155 (14.09%) Android
3 153 (13.91%) Windows
4 85 (7.73%) Apple iOS
5 49 (4.45%) Mac OS X
6 35 (3.18%) Unix
7 33 (3.00%) Windows 7
8 22 (2.00%) Windows Server
9 21 (1.91%) Ubuntu
9 21 (1.91%) Windows 8
10 20 (1.82%) CentOS
11 15 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (1.27%) Windows XP
13 13 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (0.73%) AIX
16 6 (0.55%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.55%) Windows 10
17 5 (0.45%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (35.55%) Agile Software Development
2 275 (25.00%) Analytics
3 218 (19.82%) Open Source
4 201 (18.27%) Continuous Integration
5 194 (17.64%) Scrum
6 174 (15.82%) DevOps
7 128 (11.64%) Automated Testing
8 124 (11.27%) TDD
9 101 (9.18%) Web Development
10 95 (8.64%) E-Commerce
10 95 (8.64%) SEO
11 92 (8.36%) Android Development
11 92 (8.36%) Configuration Management
12 84 (7.64%) Responsive Web Design
13 80 (7.27%) Continuous Delivery
14 79 (7.18%) Software Engineering
14 79 (7.18%) Web Design
15 78 (7.09%) MVC
16 72 (6.55%) Front End Development
16 72 (6.55%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 379 (34.45%) Java
2 194 (17.64%) Ruby
3 186 (16.91%) Python
4 167 (15.18%) JavaScript
5 118 (10.73%) SQL
6 105 (9.55%) Scala
7 95 (8.64%) C#
8 65 (5.91%) PHP
9 57 (5.18%) Bash Shell
10 54 (4.91%) Perl
11 50 (4.55%) Shell Script
12 36 (3.27%) PowerShell
13 26 (2.36%) C
14 25 (2.27%) C++
15 22 (2.00%) Go
16 13 (1.18%) VBA
17 11 (1.00%) Apple Swift
18 10 (0.91%) Groovy
18 10 (0.91%) Objective-C
19 8 (0.73%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (6.36%) Degree
2 57 (5.18%) Security Cleared
3 37 (3.36%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.82%) CISSP
5 19 (1.73%) BPSS Clearance
6 13 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (0.73%) MCSE
8 6 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.45%) MCP
9 5 (0.45%) PhD
10 3 (0.27%) ACMT
10 3 (0.27%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.27%) CCA
10 3 (0.27%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.27%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.27%) MCTS
11 2 (0.18%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.18%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.09%) QA
2 16 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (0.73%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.73%) SLA
4 6 (0.55%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.18%) GCP
5 2 (0.18%) WCAG
6 1 (0.091%) MISRA
6 1 (0.091%) MISRA C
System Software
1 108 (9.82%) Active Directory
2 66 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (5.00%) Docker
4 25 (2.27%) Xen
5 22 (2.00%) Hyper-V
6 13 (1.18%) vCloud
6 13 (1.18%) vSphere
7 11 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.73%) VirtualBox
9 7 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 7 (0.64%) XenApp
10 6 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.55%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.45%) etcd
12 4 (0.36%) BitLocker
12 4 (0.36%) KVM
12 4 (0.36%) LXC
12 4 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.27%) GlusterFS
13 3 (0.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 141 (12.82%) Puppet
2 74 (6.73%) Ansible
3 50 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
4 45 (4.09%) Packer
5 43 (3.91%) SCCM
6 36 (3.27%) Terraform
7 33 (3.00%) Consul
8 27 (2.45%) Graphite
9 25 (2.27%) Kubernetes
9 25 (2.27%) Uchiwa
10 22 (2.00%) Microsoft Intune
11 15 (1.36%) logstash
12 13 (1.18%) HAProxy
12 13 (1.18%) Kibana
12 13 (1.18%) Salt
13 12 (1.09%) Grafana
14 11 (1.00%) ZABBIX
15 10 (0.91%) AirWatch
15 10 (0.91%) Nagios
16 8 (0.73%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 142 (12.91%) Microsoft
2 82 (7.45%) Oracle
3 79 (7.18%) VMware
4 62 (5.64%) Adobe
5 49 (4.45%) Facebook
6 47 (4.27%) Atlassian
7 46 (4.18%) Apple
8 45 (4.09%) Cisco
9 32 (2.91%) Red Hat
10 29 (2.64%) ForgeRock
10 29 (2.64%) Omniture
11 28 (2.55%) WSO2
12 26 (2.36%) MuleSoft
13 24 (2.18%) Twitter
14 23 (2.09%) Citrix
15 21 (1.91%) Tableau
16 20 (1.82%) HP
16 20 (1.82%) IBM
16 20 (1.82%) Palo Alto
17 18 (1.64%) Rackspace
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