Period
to 26 June 2019

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 26 June 2019 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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 113 149
Rank change year-on-year +58 +36 +3
Contract jobs citing Google 360 222 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 4.26% 2.43% 1.50%
As % of the Vendors category 11.06% 6.42% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 162 88
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +29.63% -10.00%
10th Percentile £400 £313 £200
90th Percentile £675 £675 £605
London median daily rate £525 £500 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 - £25.32
10th Percentile £21.25 - £15.27
90th Percentile £23.75 - £35.54
London median hourly rate £12.75 £26.88 £27.16
% change year-on-year -52.56% -1.04% +45.18%

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 3,254 3,459 2,911
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 38.50% 37.92% 39.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,361 2,508 2,088
Central London median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £305 £260 £270
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
London median daily rate £500 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 86 49
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +25.00% -18.99%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.49 £12.44
90th Percentile £44.80 £37.50 £26.23
London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.33% +7.50% +6.67%

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Google in Central London

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Google in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in Central London

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in Central London over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google in Central London

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 26 June 2019. 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 +48 261 £525 - 49
Southwark 0 53 £525 +10.53%
West End of London +9 36 £413 -21.43% 4
City of Westminster -23 5 £488 +116.67%
Google
London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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.

1 218 (60.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 209 (58.06%) Amazon AWS
3 160 (44.44%) Python
4 128 (35.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 103 (28.61%) Finance
6 99 (27.50%) Data Science
7 98 (27.22%) Agile Software Development
8 94 (26.11%) Big Data
9 89 (24.72%) Apache Spark
10 80 (22.22%) Analytics
11 76 (21.11%) Java
12 67 (18.61%) JavaScript
12 67 (18.61%) Docker
13 66 (18.33%) DevOps
14 65 (18.06%) PySpark
15 63 (17.50%) Apache
16 62 (17.22%) SQL
16 62 (17.22%) Data Engineering
17 61 (16.94%) Mentoring
18 57 (15.83%) Apache Airflow
19 55 (15.28%) Kubernetes
20 53 (14.72%) Coaching
21 47 (13.06%) Data Cleansing
22 45 (12.50%) Google Analytics
23 41 (11.39%) Scrum
24 40 (11.11%) TDD
24 40 (11.11%) Git (software)
25 39 (10.83%) Hadoop
26 37 (10.28%) Machine Learning
27 36 (10.00%) Linux

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 89 (24.72%) Apache Spark
2 63 (17.50%) Apache
3 57 (15.83%) Apache Airflow
4 16 (4.44%) Confluence
5 14 (3.89%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (1.94%) IBM Domino
7 5 (1.39%) CMS
7 5 (1.39%) nginx
7 5 (1.39%) Pachyderm
7 5 (1.39%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.11%) IIS
8 4 (1.11%) Jetty
8 4 (1.11%) Mongrel
8 4 (1.11%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.83%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.56%) Jupyter
10 2 (0.56%) SAS
10 2 (0.56%) WordPress
11 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 19 (5.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.67%) Chatbot
3 6 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.83%) Sketch
6 2 (0.56%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.56%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.28%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.28%) InDesign
7 1 (0.28%) InVision
7 1 (0.28%) Revit
7 1 (0.28%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 5 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.83%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.28%) Eikon
4 1 (0.28%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.28%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 218 (60.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 209 (58.06%) Amazon AWS
3 128 (35.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 45 (12.50%) Google Analytics
5 25 (6.94%) GitHub
6 19 (5.28%) Google Sheets
7 17 (4.72%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (3.06%) Office 365
9 10 (2.78%) Amazon SageMaker
9 10 (2.78%) Apigee
10 9 (2.50%) Serverless
11 8 (2.22%) Adobe Analytics
11 8 (2.22%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (2.22%) G Suite
11 8 (2.22%) Google Tag Manager
11 8 (2.22%) Heroku
12 5 (1.39%) Amazon EMR
12 5 (1.39%) Amazon Kinesis
12 5 (1.39%) Firebase
12 5 (1.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.17%) DNS
2 14 (3.89%) Internet
3 11 (3.06%) Firewall
4 10 (2.78%) DHCP
5 7 (1.94%) SMTP
5 7 (1.94%) Wireless
6 6 (1.67%) SSL
6 6 (1.67%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.39%) HTTP
7 5 (1.39%) LAN
7 5 (1.39%) Network Security
7 5 (1.39%) WAN
8 4 (1.11%) Cisco ISE
8 4 (1.11%) Extranet
8 4 (1.11%) FTP
8 4 (1.11%) VPN
9 3 (0.83%) IPsec
9 3 (0.83%) VoIP
9 3 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.56%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (26.11%) Big Data
2 39 (10.83%) Hadoop
3 30 (8.33%) BigQuery
4 22 (6.11%) Apache Hive
5 17 (4.72%) NoSQL
6 14 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (3.33%) MongoDB
8 10 (2.78%) HBase
9 9 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.50%) Relational Database
10 8 (2.22%) Amazon Redshift
11 7 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (1.67%) Impala
12 6 (1.67%) MySQL
12 6 (1.67%) Redis
12 6 (1.67%) SAP HANA
12 6 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (1.39%) DataStage
13 5 (1.39%) Neo4j
13 5 (1.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 40 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 29 (8.06%) Jenkins
3 27 (7.50%) JIRA
4 11 (3.06%) webpack
5 9 (2.50%) CircleCI
5 9 (2.50%) gulp
5 9 (2.50%) Travis CI
6 8 (2.22%) Grunt
7 7 (1.94%) TeamCity
8 6 (1.67%) Maven
8 6 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (1.39%) GitLab
9 5 (1.39%) JUnit
9 5 (1.39%) PostCSS
10 4 (1.11%) Gerrit
10 4 (1.11%) git-flow
10 4 (1.11%) Mockito
11 3 (0.83%) Ant
11 3 (0.83%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.56%) IntelliJ
General
1 103 (28.61%) Finance
2 20 (5.56%) Retail
3 18 (5.00%) Banking
4 16 (4.44%) Marketing
5 9 (2.50%) Publishing
6 6 (1.67%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.83%) Games
7 3 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.56%) Legal
9 1 (0.28%) Advertising
9 1 (0.28%) Automotive
9 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.28%) Law
9 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 90 (25.00%) Data Engineer
2 89 (24.72%) Python Engineer
3 76 (21.11%) Developer
4 55 (15.28%) Big Data Engineer
5 41 (11.39%) Analyst
6 31 (8.61%) DevOps Engineer
7 30 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
8 27 (7.50%) Python Developer
9 22 (6.11%) Architect
10 16 (4.44%) Java Developer
11 12 (3.33%) Administrator
11 12 (3.33%) Business Analyst
11 12 (3.33%) Consultant
12 11 (3.06%) Agile Developer
12 11 (3.06%) Implementation Analyst
13 10 (2.78%) Senior Developer
13 10 (2.78%) Software Engineer
14 9 (2.50%) Cloud Developer
14 9 (2.50%) Google Analytics Analyst
15 8 (2.22%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (18.06%) PySpark
2 32 (8.89%) REST
3 30 (8.33%) Node.js
4 29 (8.06%) React
5 26 (7.22%) Kafka
6 21 (5.83%) Spring
7 19 (5.28%) HTML
8 18 (5.00%) RESTful
9 17 (4.72%) Web Services
10 16 (4.44%) CSS
10 16 (4.44%) GraphQL
11 15 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
12 14 (3.89%) Play Framework
13 12 (3.33%) Sass
14 11 (3.06%) AngularJS
14 11 (3.06%) Natural Language Processing
15 10 (2.78%) jQuery
15 10 (2.78%) MLlib
15 10 (2.78%) scikit-learn
16 9 (2.50%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.39%) User Experience
2 21 (5.83%) Algorithms
3 15 (4.17%) Data Structures
4 12 (3.33%) Public Cloud
5 10 (2.78%) iPad
6 9 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.50%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (1.94%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.67%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 6 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.39%) Cloud Native
11 4 (1.11%) Life Science
11 4 (1.11%) Social Media
12 3 (0.83%) Blog
12 3 (0.83%) PKI
12 3 (0.83%) Tandem
12 3 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 36 (10.00%) Linux
2 15 (4.17%) Android
2 15 (4.17%) Windows
3 13 (3.61%) Unix
4 9 (2.50%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.11%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.28%) CentOS
7 1 (0.28%) Debian
7 1 (0.28%) Fedora
7 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.28%) Solaris
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (27.50%) Data Science
2 98 (27.22%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (22.22%) Analytics
4 66 (18.33%) DevOps
5 62 (17.22%) Data Engineering
6 61 (16.94%) Mentoring
7 53 (14.72%) Coaching
8 47 (13.06%) Data Cleansing
9 41 (11.39%) Scrum
10 40 (11.11%) TDD
11 37 (10.28%) Machine Learning
12 31 (8.61%) ETL
13 28 (7.78%) Artificial Intelligence
13 28 (7.78%) Microservices
14 27 (7.50%) E-Commerce
15 25 (6.94%) Configuration Management
15 25 (6.94%) Data Modelling
15 25 (6.94%) Kanban
16 22 (6.11%) BDD
17 21 (5.83%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 160 (44.44%) Python
2 76 (21.11%) Java
3 67 (18.61%) JavaScript
4 62 (17.22%) SQL
5 34 (9.44%) Scala
6 16 (4.44%) Go
7 12 (3.33%) Kotlin
8 10 (2.78%) Bash Shell
9 7 (1.94%) Apple Swift
9 7 (1.94%) Groovy
9 7 (1.94%) Java 8
10 6 (1.67%) R
11 5 (1.39%) C#
11 5 (1.39%) Clojure
11 5 (1.39%) Java 9
11 5 (1.39%) Julia
11 5 (1.39%) PHP
11 5 (1.39%) Ruby
12 4 (1.11%) C++
12 4 (1.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (5.28%) Degree
2 9 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.11%) CCIE
3 4 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.11%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.11%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.83%) CISSP
5 2 (0.56%) FFIEC
6 1 (0.28%) CISM
6 1 (0.28%) CISMP
6 1 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.28%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.67%) GDPR
1 6 (1.67%) QA
2 3 (0.83%) PMO
3 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.56%) SLA
4 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.28%) PSD2
System Software
1 67 (18.61%) Docker
2 9 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.94%) HDFS
4 4 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.11%) Xen
5 1 (0.28%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.28%) etcd
5 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.28%) KVM
5 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.28%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 55 (15.28%) Kubernetes
2 18 (5.00%) Terraform
3 15 (4.17%) Ansible
4 12 (3.33%) Puppet
5 11 (3.06%) Istio
6 10 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (2.50%) Hadoop YARN
8 8 (2.22%) Kubeflow
9 7 (1.94%) Grafana
9 7 (1.94%) Mesos
10 6 (1.67%) Marathon
11 5 (1.39%) Kibana
12 4 (1.11%) Graphite
13 2 (0.56%) Consul
13 2 (0.56%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
14 1 (0.28%) Jamf Pro
14 1 (0.28%) PingFederate
14 1 (0.28%) Rancher
14 1 (0.28%) rkt
Vendors
1 32 (8.89%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.56%) Adobe
3 11 (3.06%) Tableau
4 10 (2.78%) Oracle
4 10 (2.78%) Splunk
5 7 (1.94%) Cisco
5 7 (1.94%) Databricks
5 7 (1.94%) Lotus
6 6 (1.67%) AppDynamics
6 6 (1.67%) Dynatrace
6 6 (1.67%) SAP
6 6 (1.67%) VMware
7 5 (1.39%) Alteryx
7 5 (1.39%) Informatica
7 5 (1.39%) Talend
8 4 (1.11%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.11%) Palo Alto
8 4 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.11%) Tealium
9 3 (0.83%) IBM