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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google
Rank 274 291 312
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +21
Contract jobs citing Google 356 323 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.63% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 1.51% 1.39% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 190 160
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 11
Average hourly rate £25.25 £17.25 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.37% -6.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.96 £16.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £27.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+5.28% +47.29%

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
23541 23256 21328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.64% 45.69% 46.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13531 12682 11169
Average daily rate £400 £388 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 952 989 1280
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +13 340 £350 -3.44% 294
London -10 207 £400 +8.10% 125
South East -14 52 £350 -9.32% 46
City of London +11 35 £363 -4.60% 41
North West 0 21 £275 -12.00% 23
East Sussex - 19 £350 - 7
East of England +22 18 £275 -35.29% 15
Brighton - 18 £350 - 6
Manchester +5 15 £270 - 15
South West -9 14 £300 -22.58% 17
East Midlands +15 13 £416 +71.64% 17
West Midlands +8 13 £228 - 17
Cambridgeshire - 12 £275 - 8
Northamptonshire +3 11 £416 +60.09% 7
Northampton 0 11 £416 - 2
Surrey +15 10 £350 - 12
Somerset +1 8 £300 - 1
Berkshire -15 8 £350 -8.19% 7
Scotland -3 7 £188 -42.30% 7
Hampshire -23 7 £388 -4.61% 8
Warwickshire - 7 £180 -
Cambridge - 7 £275 - 5
Wiltshire +2 5 £325 -13.33% 1
Swindon -1 5 £325 -13.33%
Cheshire - 5 £300 - 4
Chester - 5 £300 - 1
Edinburgh - 5 £188 - 6
Hertfordshire +14 4 £215 -32.81% 7
Bath - 4 £300 -
Newport +7 3 £475 -

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 255 (30.69%) Analytics
2 237 (28.52%) Agile Software Development
3 229 (27.56%) Google Analytics
4 214 (25.75%) JavaScript
5 207 (24.91%) HTML
6 182 (21.90%) Java
7 180 (21.66%) CSS
8 141 (16.97%) SQL
9 135 (16.25%) Android
10 122 (14.68%) Web Services
11 120 (14.44%) User Experience
12 119 (14.32%) jQuery
13 117 (14.08%) Windows
14 112 (13.48%) Marketing
15 96 (11.55%) Linux
16 93 (11.19%) Android Development
17 87 (10.47%) E-Commerce
18 86 (10.35%) HTML5
18 86 (10.35%) Google Apps
18 86 (10.35%) Git (software)
19 85 (10.23%) TDD
20 83 (9.99%) JSON
21 82 (9.87%) Microsoft
21 82 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
22 81 (9.75%) .NET
23 79 (9.51%) XML
24 77 (9.27%) Finance
25 76 (9.15%) CMS
25 76 (9.15%) Google Maps API
26 75 (9.03%) Apple iOS

Google
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 76 (9.15%) CMS
2 51 (6.14%) Apache
3 34 (4.09%) IIS
4 30 (3.61%) Tomcat
5 25 (3.01%) Node.js
6 19 (2.29%) SAS
7 17 (2.05%) SharePoint
8 16 (1.93%) MS Exchange
9 15 (1.81%) ArcGIS
10 13 (1.56%) Drupal
10 13 (1.56%) WordPress
11 12 (1.44%) Umbraco
11 12 (1.44%) WebSphere
12 10 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 10 (1.20%) IBM Notes
12 10 (1.20%) Jetty
13 9 (1.08%) nginx
14 8 (0.96%) OpenStack
14 8 (0.96%) Adobe CQ
15 7 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 67 (8.06%) MS Office
2 29 (3.49%) MS Excel
3 21 (2.53%) Spreadsheet
4 20 (2.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 20 (2.41%) Photoshop
5 15 (1.81%) MS Visio
6 13 (1.56%) SPSS
7 12 (1.44%) MS Project
8 7 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.84%) Doxygen
9 6 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (0.60%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.36%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.12%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 229 (27.56%) Google Analytics
2 36 (4.33%) WebTrends
3 21 (2.53%) SiteCatalyst
4 10 (1.20%) Optimost
5 3 (0.36%) Magento
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.24%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 86 (10.35%) Google Apps
2 43 (5.17%) Google Cloud Platform
3 23 (2.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (2.65%) Google App Engine
5 15 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (1.44%) Office 365
9 9 (1.08%) Heroku
10 8 (0.96%) Basecamp
11 6 (0.72%) PaaS
12 5 (0.60%) SaaS
12 5 (0.60%) GitHub
13 3 (0.36%) Trello
14 1 (0.12%) Responsys
14 1 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 41 (4.93%) HTTP
2 36 (4.33%) Internet
3 29 (3.49%) Intranet
4 25 (3.01%) Wi-Fi
5 23 (2.77%) VPN
6 19 (2.29%) Firewall
7 18 (2.17%) TCP/IP
8 17 (2.05%) SSL
9 12 (1.44%) SAN
10 11 (1.32%) DNS
10 11 (1.32%) DHCP
11 9 (1.08%) FTP
12 8 (0.96%) LAN
13 7 (0.84%) Bluetooth
13 7 (0.84%) GSM
13 7 (0.84%) IPsec
14 5 (0.60%) LDAP
14 5 (0.60%) VoIP
14 5 (0.60%) Ethernet
15 4 (0.48%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (5.42%) MySQL
2 39 (4.69%) SQL Server
3 21 (2.53%) Big Data
4 18 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 15 (1.81%) MongoDB
5 15 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (1.68%) Oracle Database
7 12 (1.44%) Data Mining
7 12 (1.44%) NoSQL
7 12 (1.44%) SQLite
8 7 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (0.72%) Hadoop
9 6 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (0.72%) Amazon Redshift
9 6 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (0.60%) Redis
10 5 (0.60%) BigQuery
10 5 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (0.48%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 86 (10.35%) Git (software)
2 61 (7.34%) Subversion
3 38 (4.57%) Eclipse
4 32 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 25 (3.01%) Visual Studio
6 23 (2.77%) JIRA
7 22 (2.65%) JUnit
7 22 (2.65%) TeamCity
7 22 (2.65%) GoogleTest
8 20 (2.41%) Cucumber
9 18 (2.17%) Maven
9 18 (2.17%) Axure RP
10 17 (2.05%) Android Studio
11 15 (1.81%) Selenium
12 13 (1.56%) ClearCase
12 13 (1.56%) Grunt
13 11 (1.32%) Calabash
13 11 (1.32%) Jasmine
13 11 (1.32%) Ant
14 10 (1.20%) Rational DOORS
General
1 112 (13.48%) Marketing
2 77 (9.27%) Finance
3 45 (5.42%) Publishing
4 37 (4.45%) Banking
5 36 (4.33%) Retail
6 34 (4.09%) Telecoms
7 16 (1.93%) Games
8 12 (1.44%) Automotive
9 11 (1.32%) Electronics
10 8 (0.96%) Advertising
11 7 (0.84%) Back Office
12 5 (0.60%) Billing
12 5 (0.60%) Music Industry
12 5 (0.60%) German Language
13 4 (0.48%) Italian Language
13 4 (0.48%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.48%) Legal
14 3 (0.36%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.36%) French Language
Job Titles
1 315 (37.91%) Developer
2 152 (18.29%) Analyst
3 88 (10.59%) Android Developer
4 44 (5.29%) Senior Developer
5 42 (5.05%) Web Developer
6 39 (4.69%) Web Analyst
7 38 (4.57%) Front-End Developer
8 34 (4.09%) Software Engineer
9 28 (3.37%) Java Developer
10 26 (3.13%) Data Analyst
10 26 (3.13%) Tester
10 26 (3.13%) Consultant
11 25 (3.01%) Product Manager
12 23 (2.77%) Architect
13 22 (2.65%) Service Analyst
13 22 (2.65%) Service Desk Analyst
14 20 (2.41%) Support Analyst
15 19 (2.29%) CMS Developer
16 18 (2.17%) Designer
16 18 (2.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (24.91%) HTML
2 180 (21.66%) CSS
3 122 (14.68%) Web Services
4 119 (14.32%) jQuery
5 86 (10.35%) HTML5
6 83 (9.99%) JSON
7 81 (9.75%) .NET
8 79 (9.51%) XML
9 76 (9.15%) Google Maps API
10 74 (8.90%) Ajax
11 64 (7.70%) CSS3
12 57 (6.86%) RESTful
13 52 (6.26%) REST
14 43 (5.17%) AngularJS
14 43 (5.17%) Spring
15 40 (4.81%) GWT
16 39 (4.69%) ASP.NET
17 38 (4.57%) Android SDK
18 36 (4.33%) J2EE
19 35 (4.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 120 (14.44%) User Experience
2 82 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (7.46%) Mobile App
4 40 (4.81%) Social Media
5 35 (4.21%) Open Source
6 25 (3.01%) iPhone
6 25 (3.01%) W3C
7 24 (2.89%) Computer Science
8 21 (2.53%) Web 2.0
9 20 (2.41%) Visualisation
10 19 (2.29%) Blackberry
10 19 (2.29%) Management Information System
11 17 (2.05%) Statistics
11 17 (2.05%) Digital Media
12 14 (1.68%) Google Search Appliance
13 13 (1.56%) GIS
13 13 (1.56%) PKI
14 12 (1.44%) Data Structures
15 11 (1.32%) Mobile Payment
15 11 (1.32%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 135 (16.25%) Android
2 117 (14.08%) Windows
3 96 (11.55%) Linux
4 75 (9.03%) Apple iOS
5 29 (3.49%) Windows 7
6 19 (2.29%) Mac OS
7 14 (1.68%) Windows 8
8 12 (1.44%) Windows XP
9 11 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (1.20%) UNIX
11 9 (1.08%) CentOS
11 9 (1.08%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.72%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.48%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.24%) Debian
16 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (30.69%) Analytics
2 237 (28.52%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (11.19%) Android Development
4 87 (10.47%) E-Commerce
5 85 (10.23%) TDD
6 70 (8.42%) OO
7 69 (8.30%) Scrum
8 65 (7.82%) Project Management
8 65 (7.82%) Web Development
9 64 (7.70%) Web Analytics
10 59 (7.10%) Content Management
11 56 (6.74%) Continuous Integration
12 48 (5.78%) OOP
13 44 (5.29%) MVC
14 42 (5.05%) Unit Testing
15 41 (4.93%) SEO
16 40 (4.81%) Responsive Web Design
17 37 (4.45%) ITIL
18 36 (4.33%) Software Engineering
19 33 (3.97%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 214 (25.75%) JavaScript
2 182 (21.90%) Java
3 141 (16.97%) SQL
4 62 (7.46%) Python
5 51 (6.14%) C#
6 36 (4.33%) PHP
7 35 (4.21%) C++
8 28 (3.37%) C
8 28 (3.37%) Ruby
9 15 (1.81%) Objective-C
10 14 (1.68%) PL/SQL
11 13 (1.56%) PowerShell
12 9 (1.08%) VBA
13 8 (0.96%) R
14 7 (0.84%) T-SQL
15 6 (0.72%) PHP5
15 6 (0.72%) Golang
16 5 (0.60%) Scala
17 3 (0.36%) Clojure
17 3 (0.36%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 68 (8.18%) Security Cleared
2 66 (7.94%) Degree
3 48 (5.78%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.68%) CTC Cleared
5 9 (1.08%) MCP
6 8 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.84%) MCSE
7 7 (0.84%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.48%) VCP4
10 3 (0.36%) PMP
10 3 (0.36%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.36%) MOS
10 3 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.36%) CCNA
10 3 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.24%) CNE
11 2 (0.24%) Novell Certification
11 2 (0.24%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.41%) QA
2 8 (0.96%) SLA
3 4 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.36%) WAI
5 2 (0.24%) HL7
6 1 (0.12%) JTAG
6 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (4.09%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.08%) Xen
4 8 (0.96%) Docker
5 6 (0.72%) XenApp
6 5 (0.60%) vCloud
7 4 (0.48%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.36%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.36%) vSphere
8 3 (0.36%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.36%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.24%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (2.05%) SCCM
2 16 (1.93%) Puppet
3 11 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.96%) Ansible
5 4 (0.48%) HAProxy
5 4 (0.48%) SCOM
6 2 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.24%) Salt
6 2 (0.24%) FreeIPA
6 2 (0.24%) cPanel
7 1 (0.12%) Kibana
7 1 (0.12%) logstash
7 1 (0.12%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.12%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.12%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 82 (9.87%) Microsoft
2 70 (8.42%) Adobe
3 49 (5.90%) Omniture
4 34 (4.09%) Oracle
5 32 (3.85%) Facebook
6 29 (3.49%) Twitter
7 27 (3.25%) VMware
8 19 (2.29%) Apple
9 18 (2.17%) HP
9 18 (2.17%) Open Text
9 18 (2.17%) RedDot
10 17 (2.05%) Sophos
10 17 (2.05%) Tableau
11 12 (1.44%) Mapinfo
11 12 (1.44%) Cisco
12 11 (1.32%) IBM
12 11 (1.32%) Citrix
12 11 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (1.32%) Coremetrics
13 10 (1.20%) DoubleClick
York
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £0 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon
Land Registry
Rate: £29,550 per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Edison Hill Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Group
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
York
Searchability
Rate: £250 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Third Republic Ltd
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £100 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + partially remote
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £420 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
QA Limited
Rate: £130.12 - £169.88 per week
Posted: 14 days ago