Period
to 1 June 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Google over the 6 months to 1 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Google
London > Central London
6 months to
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 66 55 118
Rank change year-on-year -11 +63 +29
Contract jobs citing Google 113 364 210
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 3.06% 4.30% 2.28%
As % of the Vendors category 8.25% 11.29% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 293 155
Median daily rate £525 £525 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.96% +25.68%
10th Percentile £300 £393 £313
90th Percentile £704 £688 £640
London median daily rate £575 £540 £500
% change year-on-year +6.48% +8.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £33.92 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.76% - -
London median hourly rate £35.93 £16.33 £26.78
% change year-on-year +119.99% -39.01% +40.92%

Google is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Central London.

All Vendors
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,370 3,223 3,522
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 37.06% 38.04% 38.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 914 2,337 2,556
Median daily rate £475 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £252 £300 £256
90th Percentile £650 £656 £650
London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 63 83
Median hourly rate £19.35 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.25% - +28.45%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.35 £11.94
90th Percentile £39.70 £44.80 £37.45
Median hourly rate £32.25 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +53.57% -4.55% +8.64%

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Google as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Google in Central London

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Google in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Google in Central London

Google
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Google in Central London over the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Google in Central London

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Google in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for Google in Central London

Google
Hourly Rate Histogram in Central London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Google in Central London over the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Google in Central London

Google
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the Central London region over the 6 months to 1 June 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -16 82 £525 - 18
Southwark +16 6 - -
City of Westminster +27 5 - -
West End of London +1 4 £550 +37.50%
Camden - 1 £550 -
Google
London

For the 6 months to 1 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Google also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Google.

1 78 (69.03%) GCP
2 50 (44.25%) AWS
3 38 (33.63%) Python
4 31 (27.43%) Terraform
5 30 (26.55%) DevOps
5 30 (26.55%) Kubernetes
6 28 (24.78%) Java
7 25 (22.12%) Finance
8 24 (21.24%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (21.24%) Azure
9 20 (17.70%) Marketing
10 18 (15.93%) SQL
11 17 (15.04%) Microsoft
12 16 (14.16%) Analytics
12 16 (14.16%) Docker
13 15 (13.27%) Microservices
14 14 (12.39%) Node.js
15 13 (11.50%) Adobe
15 13 (11.50%) JavaScript
15 13 (11.50%) Big Data
16 12 (10.62%) Apache Spark
16 12 (10.62%) BigQuery
16 12 (10.62%) React
16 12 (10.62%) Serverless
16 12 (10.62%) C#
16 12 (10.62%) Linux
17 11 (9.73%) Kafka
17 11 (9.73%) Jenkins
17 11 (9.73%) Go
18 10 (8.85%) HTML

Google
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 12 (10.62%) Apache Spark
2 10 (8.85%) Confluence
3 7 (6.19%) SAS
4 4 (3.54%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.65%) Apache
5 3 (2.65%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (1.77%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.77%) Tornado
7 1 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.88%) CMS
7 1 (0.88%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.88%) nginx
7 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.54%) InDesign
2 4 (3.54%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.65%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.88%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (1.77%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 78 (69.03%) GCP
2 50 (44.25%) AWS
3 24 (21.24%) Azure
4 12 (10.62%) Serverless
5 9 (7.96%) G Suite
6 8 (7.08%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (5.31%) GitHub
7 6 (5.31%) Google Analytics
7 6 (5.31%) SaaS
7 6 (5.31%) Stackdriver
8 5 (4.42%) Google Docs
9 4 (3.54%) Apigee
10 3 (2.65%) Slack
11 2 (1.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (1.77%) Amazon Cognito
11 2 (1.77%) Amazon EKS
11 2 (1.77%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (1.77%) Data Lake Analytics
11 2 (1.77%) Google Drive
11 2 (1.77%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.31%) HTTP
2 3 (2.65%) Internet
3 2 (1.77%) DNS
3 2 (1.77%) Firewall
3 2 (1.77%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.77%) VoIP
4 1 (0.88%) DHCP
4 1 (0.88%) FTP
4 1 (0.88%) PBX
4 1 (0.88%) Skype
4 1 (0.88%) VLAN
4 1 (0.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.50%) Big Data
2 12 (10.62%) BigQuery
3 10 (8.85%) Hadoop
4 7 (6.19%) MySQL
5 6 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (4.42%) Apache Hive
6 5 (4.42%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.54%) Data Lake
7 4 (3.54%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.54%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.65%) HBase
8 3 (2.65%) Impala
8 3 (2.65%) Redis
9 2 (1.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.77%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.77%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.77%) Bigtable
9 2 (1.77%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 2 (1.77%) Cloud Spanner
Development Applications
1 11 (9.73%) Jenkins
2 10 (8.85%) JIRA
3 4 (3.54%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.54%) Selenium
4 2 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.77%) GitLab
4 2 (1.77%) Hudson
4 2 (1.77%) Maven
4 2 (1.77%) minitest
4 2 (1.77%) ProC
4 2 (1.77%) RSpec
4 2 (1.77%) SonarQube
4 2 (1.77%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (1.77%) Spinnaker
4 2 (1.77%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.88%) CF BOSH
5 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
General
1 25 (22.12%) Finance
2 20 (17.70%) Marketing
3 8 (7.08%) Banking
4 6 (5.31%) Advertising
5 5 (4.42%) Public Sector
5 5 (4.42%) Publishing
6 3 (2.65%) Back Office
6 3 (2.65%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Front Office
7 1 (0.88%) Games
7 1 (0.88%) Law
7 1 (0.88%) Legal
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.88%) Retail
7 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (23.89%) Developer
2 14 (12.39%) Data Engineer
3 12 (10.62%) Architect
4 8 (7.08%) AWS Engineer
4 8 (7.08%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (6.19%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (6.19%) Programme Manager
6 6 (5.31%) AWS DevOps
6 6 (5.31%) Python Engineer
7 5 (4.42%) Analyst
7 5 (4.42%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.42%) Insight Manager
7 5 (4.42%) Ruby Developer
7 5 (4.42%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.42%) Web Developer
8 4 (3.54%) Big Data Engineer
8 4 (3.54%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (3.54%) Junior Developer
8 4 (3.54%) Junior Web Developer
8 4 (3.54%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.39%) Node.js
2 12 (10.62%) React
3 11 (9.73%) Kafka
4 10 (8.85%) HTML
5 9 (7.96%) CSS
6 8 (7.08%) JSON
6 8 (7.08%) XML
7 7 (6.19%) .NET
7 7 (6.19%) REST
7 7 (6.19%) Web Services
8 6 (5.31%) Spring Boot
8 6 (5.31%) XML Messaging
9 5 (4.42%) Redux
9 5 (4.42%) Spark Streaming
9 5 (4.42%) TensorFlow
10 4 (3.54%) Elastic Stack
10 4 (3.54%) Google Maps API
10 4 (3.54%) HTML5
10 4 (3.54%) PySpark
10 4 (3.54%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.08%) Marketing Technology
2 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.19%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (5.31%) User Experience
4 4 (3.54%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.77%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.77%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.77%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.77%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.77%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (0.88%) Blog
6 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.88%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.88%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.88%) Industry 4.0
6 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.62%) Linux
2 10 (8.85%) Apple iOS
3 8 (7.08%) Android
4 7 (6.19%) Unix
5 6 (5.31%) Windows
6 2 (1.77%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.77%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.88%) Debian
7 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.55%) DevOps
2 24 (21.24%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (14.16%) Analytics
4 15 (13.27%) Microservices
5 10 (8.85%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (8.85%) Migration
6 9 (7.96%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (7.96%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (7.96%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 8 (7.08%) Release Management
7 8 (7.08%) TDD
8 7 (6.19%) Machine Learning
8 7 (6.19%) OO
8 7 (6.19%) Software Engineering
9 6 (5.31%) BDD
9 6 (5.31%) Change Management
9 6 (5.31%) Computer Science
9 6 (5.31%) ETL
9 6 (5.31%) Test Automation
9 6 (5.31%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (33.63%) Python
2 28 (24.78%) Java
3 18 (15.93%) SQL
4 13 (11.50%) JavaScript
5 12 (10.62%) C#
6 11 (9.73%) Go
7 10 (8.85%) Ruby
8 7 (6.19%) TypeScript
9 6 (5.31%) C
9 6 (5.31%) Scala
10 3 (2.65%) Apple Swift
10 3 (2.65%) Kotlin
10 3 (2.65%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.77%) C++
11 2 (1.77%) PHP
11 2 (1.77%) R
12 1 (0.88%) Groovy
12 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.88%) Perl
12 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (6.19%) Degree
2 4 (3.54%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.77%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.88%) PMP
4 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) Basel III
1 1 (0.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 16 (14.16%) Docker
2 5 (4.42%) HDFS
3 4 (3.54%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.77%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 31 (27.43%) Terraform
2 30 (26.55%) Kubernetes
3 9 (7.96%) Ansible
4 5 (4.42%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (3.54%) Istio
5 4 (3.54%) Puppet
6 3 (2.65%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (1.77%) logstash
7 2 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.88%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.88%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.88%) Kibana
8 1 (0.88%) Kubeflow
8 1 (0.88%) Packer
Vendors
1 17 (15.04%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.50%) Adobe
3 7 (6.19%) Facebook
3 7 (6.19%) IBM
3 7 (6.19%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (4.42%) Oracle
5 4 (3.54%) Mapbox
6 2 (1.77%) Cisco
6 2 (1.77%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.77%) Confluent
6 2 (1.77%) CyberArk
6 2 (1.77%) Hortonworks
6 2 (1.77%) Informatica
6 2 (1.77%) New Relic
6 2 (1.77%) SAP
6 2 (1.77%) Splunk
6 2 (1.77%) Tableau
7 1 (0.88%) Apple
7 1 (0.88%) Avaya
7 1 (0.88%) Red Hat