Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 84 147
Rank change year-on-year +33 +63 -8
Contract jobs citing Google 307 298 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 4.11% 3.23% 1.63%
As % of the Vendors category 10.08% 8.43% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 241 114
Central London median daily rate £525 £510 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £182
90th Percentile £654 £675 £650
London median daily rate £525 £510 £455
% change year-on-year +2.94% +12.03% +7.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.91% -2.46%
10th Percentile £23.00 £35.00 £26.53
90th Percentile £51.40 £35.00 £33.78
London median hourly rate £35.00 £18.25 £27.16
% change year-on-year +91.78% -32.81% -12.20%

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 3,046 3,533 3,282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 40.75% 38.35% 38.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,331 2,577 2,430
Central London median daily rate £495 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.54% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £260 £226 £263
90th Percentile £650 £650 £675
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 82 79
Central London median hourly rate £20.67 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.51% +3.89% -
10th Percentile £12.04 £13.03 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.92 £27.08 £30.90
London median hourly rate £20.83 £19.13 £19.00
% change year-on-year +8.92% +0.66% +5.85%

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 14 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Central London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in Central London over the 6 months to 14 November 2019.

Contractor 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 14 November 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 +43 238 £525 +5.00% 106
West End of London +7 17 £400 -20.99%
Southwark +35 11 £525 +7.69%
City of Westminster -5 8 £550 -
Google
London

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 190 (61.89%) GCP
2 131 (42.67%) AWS
3 121 (39.41%) Python
4 82 (26.71%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (22.48%) Kubernetes
6 60 (19.54%) Docker
7 59 (19.22%) Azure
8 57 (18.57%) Java
9 56 (18.24%) SQL
10 54 (17.59%) DevOps
11 52 (16.94%) Analytics
12 49 (15.96%) JavaScript
13 45 (14.66%) Finance
14 41 (13.36%) BigQuery
15 38 (12.38%) Machine Learning
16 37 (12.05%) TDD
16 37 (12.05%) Terraform
17 36 (11.73%) React
17 36 (11.73%) Microsoft
18 35 (11.40%) Jenkins
18 35 (11.40%) Big Data
19 34 (11.07%) Kafka
19 34 (11.07%) Node.js
20 33 (10.75%) Microservices
21 31 (10.10%) Windows
21 31 (10.10%) Artificial Intelligence
22 30 (9.77%) Go
22 30 (9.77%) Scala
22 30 (9.77%) Apache Spark
22 30 (9.77%) Data Science

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 30 (9.77%) Apache Spark
2 23 (7.49%) Apache
2 23 (7.49%) Apache Airflow
3 14 (4.56%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (2.28%) Confluence
5 6 (1.95%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.30%) Jupyter
6 4 (1.30%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.98%) CMS
7 3 (0.98%) IBM Domino
7 3 (0.98%) JBoss
7 3 (0.98%) WordPress
8 2 (0.65%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.65%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.65%) IIS
8 2 (0.65%) Luigi
9 1 (0.33%) Pachyderm
9 1 (0.33%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 13 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.98%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.33%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.33%) Magento
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.33%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (0.33%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.33%) SessionCam
2 1 (0.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 190 (61.89%) GCP
2 131 (42.67%) AWS
3 59 (19.22%) Azure
4 19 (6.19%) Google Analytics
5 16 (5.21%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (5.21%) GitHub
6 15 (4.89%) G Suite
6 15 (4.89%) Serverless
7 12 (3.91%) Office 365
8 11 (3.58%) Google Sheets
9 10 (3.26%) AWS Lambda
9 10 (3.26%) Power Platform
10 9 (2.93%) SaaS
11 7 (2.28%) Amazon Kinesis
11 7 (2.28%) Apigee
11 7 (2.28%) Tricentis Tosca
12 6 (1.95%) Google Drive
13 5 (1.63%) Amazon SageMaker
13 5 (1.63%) Firebase
13 5 (1.63%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.54%) Internet
2 10 (3.26%) DNS
3 7 (2.28%) Firewall
4 6 (1.95%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (1.30%) DHCP
6 3 (0.98%) SMTP
7 2 (0.65%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (0.65%) Extranet
7 2 (0.65%) Intranet
7 2 (0.65%) LAN
7 2 (0.65%) Network Security
7 2 (0.65%) VoIP
7 2 (0.65%) WAN
7 2 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.65%) Wireless
8 1 (0.33%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.33%) SAN
8 1 (0.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (13.36%) BigQuery
2 35 (11.40%) Big Data
3 23 (7.49%) Hadoop
4 20 (6.51%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (5.54%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (4.56%) SQL Server
6 14 (4.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (3.91%) MySQL
8 11 (3.58%) Amazon Redshift
9 10 (3.26%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (3.26%) Apache Hive
9 10 (3.26%) Power BI
10 9 (2.93%) Relational Database
11 8 (2.61%) Redis
12 7 (2.28%) NoSQL
13 6 (1.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 6 (1.95%) Neo4j
14 5 (1.63%) Qlik Sense
14 5 (1.63%) RDBMS
15 4 (1.30%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 35 (11.40%) Jenkins
2 16 (5.21%) Git (software)
3 15 (4.89%) JIRA
4 12 (3.91%) webpack
5 8 (2.61%) Selenium
6 6 (1.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (1.95%) Babel
6 6 (1.95%) Maven
7 5 (1.63%) CircleCI
7 5 (1.63%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.98%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.65%) GitLab
9 2 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.33%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.33%) GoCD
10 1 (0.33%) Gradle
10 1 (0.33%) Grunt
10 1 (0.33%) gulp
10 1 (0.33%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.33%) Travis CI
General
1 45 (14.66%) Finance
2 27 (8.79%) Banking
3 13 (4.23%) Marketing
4 11 (3.58%) Publishing
4 11 (3.58%) Retail
5 5 (1.63%) Advertising
5 5 (1.63%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.98%) Public Sector
6 3 (0.98%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.65%) Law
7 2 (0.65%) Legal
8 1 (0.33%) Billing
8 1 (0.33%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (0.33%) Electronics
8 1 (0.33%) Fire and Rescue
8 1 (0.33%) Games
8 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 86 (28.01%) Developer
2 39 (12.70%) Data Engineer
3 38 (12.38%) Python Engineer
4 28 (9.12%) Python Developer
5 25 (8.14%) Architect
6 23 (7.49%) Analyst
7 22 (7.17%) DevOps Engineer
8 21 (6.84%) Cloud Engineer
9 17 (5.54%) React Developer
10 14 (4.56%) Senior DevOps
11 13 (4.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 12 (3.91%) Cloud Architect
13 11 (3.58%) Full Stack Developer
14 10 (3.26%) Consultant
14 10 (3.26%) JavaScript Developer
15 9 (2.93%) 2nd Line Support
15 9 (2.93%) AWS Developer
15 9 (2.93%) Java Developer
15 9 (2.93%) Project Manager
15 9 (2.93%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (11.73%) React
2 34 (11.07%) Kafka
2 34 (11.07%) Node.js
3 26 (8.47%) Web Services
4 20 (6.51%) AngularJS
4 20 (6.51%) REST
5 16 (5.21%) CSS
5 16 (5.21%) React Native
6 15 (4.89%) RESTful
7 14 (4.56%) Django
7 14 (4.56%) GraphQL
8 13 (4.23%) PySpark
8 13 (4.23%) Redux
9 12 (3.91%) HTML
10 11 (3.58%) Apache Beam
10 11 (3.58%) Flask
10 11 (3.58%) Vue.js
11 10 (3.26%) Sass
11 10 (3.26%) Spring
12 9 (2.93%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.23%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (3.91%) User Experience
3 9 (2.93%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.61%) Algorithms
4 8 (2.61%) Public Cloud
5 7 (2.28%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.95%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.63%) Cloud Native
7 5 (1.63%) Renewable Energy
7 5 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (0.98%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.98%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.98%) Social Media
10 2 (0.65%) Augmented Reality
10 2 (0.65%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.65%) Tandem
10 2 (0.65%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 31 (10.10%) Windows
2 29 (9.45%) Linux
3 14 (4.56%) Android
4 11 (3.58%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.28%) Unix
6 6 (1.95%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.65%) CentOS
8 2 (0.65%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.65%) Solaris
8 2 (0.65%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.65%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.33%) Debian
9 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (26.71%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (17.59%) DevOps
3 52 (16.94%) Analytics
4 38 (12.38%) Machine Learning
5 37 (12.05%) TDD
6 33 (10.75%) Microservices
7 31 (10.10%) Artificial Intelligence
8 30 (9.77%) Data Science
9 28 (9.12%) ETL
9 28 (9.12%) Software Engineering
10 27 (8.79%) Scrum
11 24 (7.82%) Migration
12 23 (7.49%) Continuous Delivery
13 22 (7.17%) Data Modelling
14 21 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (5.86%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (5.54%) Fintech
17 16 (5.21%) Data Engineering
17 16 (5.21%) Kanban
17 16 (5.21%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 121 (39.41%) Python
2 57 (18.57%) Java
3 56 (18.24%) SQL
4 49 (15.96%) JavaScript
5 30 (9.77%) Go
5 30 (9.77%) Scala
6 18 (5.86%) TypeScript
7 11 (3.58%) C#
7 11 (3.58%) ES6
8 10 (3.26%) Bash Shell
9 9 (2.93%) Kotlin
10 8 (2.61%) PHP
11 7 (2.28%) Ruby
12 6 (1.95%) R
13 5 (1.63%) Apple Swift
14 4 (1.30%) Groovy
15 3 (0.98%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.65%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.65%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (3.58%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.26%) Degree
3 8 (2.61%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.65%) APMP
4 2 (0.65%) CCIE
4 2 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.33%) ISEB
5 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.33%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.23%) QA
2 7 (2.28%) PMO
3 2 (0.65%) GDPR
3 2 (0.65%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.33%) P3O
4 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (19.54%) Docker
2 12 (3.91%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.98%) HDFS
4 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.33%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.33%) XenApp
4 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 69 (22.48%) Kubernetes
2 37 (12.05%) Terraform
3 25 (8.14%) Ansible
4 10 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (2.93%) Grafana
6 7 (2.28%) Jamf Pro
7 6 (1.95%) Istio
7 6 (1.95%) Prometheus
8 5 (1.63%) Mesos
8 5 (1.63%) Puppet
9 4 (1.30%) Graphite
9 4 (1.30%) Marathon
10 3 (0.98%) Kibana
10 3 (0.98%) logstash
10 3 (0.98%) SCCM
10 3 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.65%) Consul
11 2 (0.65%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (0.65%) Packer
Vendors
1 36 (11.73%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.58%) Oracle
2 11 (3.58%) Twitter
3 10 (3.26%) Facebook
3 10 (3.26%) Tableau
4 6 (1.95%) Splunk
5 5 (1.63%) Adobe
6 4 (1.30%) Alteryx
6 4 (1.30%) Apple
6 4 (1.30%) SAP
7 3 (0.98%) Criteo
7 3 (0.98%) Lotus
7 3 (0.98%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.98%) Tealium
8 2 (0.65%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.65%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.65%) Cisco
8 2 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.65%) Symantec
8 2 (0.65%) VMware