Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 51 62 156
Rank change year-on-year +11 +94 +26
Contract jobs citing Google 245 331 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 4.14% 3.72% 1.61%
As % of the Vendors category 10.41% 9.66% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 253 116
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £362 £356 £238
90th Percentile £688 £700 £644
London median daily rate £550 £525 £475
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -16.94% -
London median hourly rate £42.96 £18.66 £27.00
% change year-on-year +130.24% -30.89% +31.71%

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 2,353 3,427 3,361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 39.73% 38.52% 37.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,728 2,480 2,522
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £250 £237 £263
90th Percentile £650 £650 £663
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 63 81
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.95% -8.78% +7.89%
10th Percentile £12.47 £12.81 £11.25
90th Percentile £33.76 £33.70 £37.50
London median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +15.00% -6.98% +4.88%

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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 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 +33 184 £544 +3.57% 160
Southwark +31 9 £500 -4.76%
West End of London +1 8 £450 +5.88% 3
City of Westminster +2 3 - - 1
Camden +6 1 £550 -
Google
London

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 153 (62.45%) GCP
2 85 (34.69%) Python
3 82 (33.47%) AWS
4 75 (30.61%) Kubernetes
5 52 (21.22%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (20.82%) Terraform
7 48 (19.59%) Java
8 47 (19.18%) DevOps
9 40 (16.33%) Azure
9 40 (16.33%) JavaScript
10 35 (14.29%) SQL
10 35 (14.29%) Docker
11 34 (13.88%) Microsoft
12 33 (13.47%) Analytics
12 33 (13.47%) Microservices
13 32 (13.06%) Node.js
14 31 (12.65%) Finance
15 30 (12.24%) Marketing
16 29 (11.84%) Go
17 28 (11.43%) Jenkins
18 27 (11.02%) React
18 27 (11.02%) TDD
18 27 (11.02%) Windows
19 26 (10.61%) Web Services
19 26 (10.61%) BigQuery
19 26 (10.61%) Kafka
20 25 (10.20%) Machine Learning
20 25 (10.20%) Linux
21 21 (8.57%) Software Engineering
22 20 (8.16%) Apache Spark

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 20 (8.16%) Apache Spark
2 15 (6.12%) Apache Airflow
3 11 (4.49%) Confluence
4 8 (3.27%) Apache
5 7 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.45%) SAS
7 5 (2.04%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.63%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.63%) WordPress
9 3 (1.22%) Jupyter
10 2 (0.82%) CMS
10 2 (0.82%) DNN
10 2 (0.82%) Luigi
10 2 (0.82%) nginx
10 2 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.82%) SAP Portal
11 1 (0.41%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.41%) Pachyderm
11 1 (0.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.04%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.63%) InDesign
4 4 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (2.45%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.82%) Magento
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.41%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.41%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 153 (62.45%) GCP
2 82 (33.47%) AWS
3 40 (16.33%) Azure
4 17 (6.94%) Serverless
5 16 (6.53%) Google Analytics
6 13 (5.31%) G Suite
6 13 (5.31%) GitHub
7 10 (4.08%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (3.67%) Office 365
8 9 (3.67%) Stackdriver
9 8 (3.27%) SaaS
10 7 (2.86%) Google Drive
10 7 (2.86%) Power Platform
10 7 (2.86%) Tricentis Tosca
11 5 (2.04%) Apigee
11 5 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (2.04%) Firebase
11 5 (2.04%) Google App Engine
11 5 (2.04%) Google Compute Engine
11 5 (2.04%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.49%) Internet
2 6 (2.45%) HTTP
3 5 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (1.63%) Firewall
5 3 (1.22%) DNS
6 2 (0.82%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.82%) VoIP
7 1 (0.41%) DHCP
7 1 (0.41%) FTP
7 1 (0.41%) PBX
7 1 (0.41%) Skype
7 1 (0.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.61%) BigQuery
2 19 (7.76%) Big Data
3 14 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (5.71%) Hadoop
4 13 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (4.08%) MySQL
6 8 (3.27%) SQL Server
7 7 (2.86%) Amazon Redshift
7 7 (2.86%) Data Lake
7 7 (2.86%) Power BI
7 7 (2.86%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (2.04%) Bigtable
8 5 (2.04%) Cloud Spanner
8 5 (2.04%) Qlik Sense
8 5 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.63%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (1.63%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.63%) Redis
9 4 (1.63%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 28 (11.43%) Jenkins
2 13 (5.31%) JIRA
3 11 (4.49%) Selenium
4 9 (3.67%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.45%) Maven
5 6 (2.45%) webpack
6 4 (1.63%) Babel
6 4 (1.63%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (1.22%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.82%) CircleCI
8 2 (0.82%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.82%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.82%) Spinnaker
8 2 (0.82%) Subversion
9 1 (0.41%) CF BOSH
9 1 (0.41%) ER Studio
9 1 (0.41%) ERwin
9 1 (0.41%) minitest
General
1 31 (12.65%) Finance
2 30 (12.24%) Marketing
3 17 (6.94%) Banking
4 12 (4.90%) Advertising
5 9 (3.67%) Retail
6 8 (3.27%) Public Sector
7 7 (2.86%) Publishing
8 6 (2.45%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.22%) Back Office
9 3 (1.22%) Electronics
9 3 (1.22%) Fire and Rescue
9 3 (1.22%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.82%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.41%) Billing
11 1 (0.41%) Front Office
11 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.41%) Law
11 1 (0.41%) Legal
11 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (29.39%) Developer
2 21 (8.57%) Architect
3 20 (8.16%) Analyst
3 20 (8.16%) Data Engineer
3 20 (8.16%) Python Developer
4 16 (6.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (6.53%) Python Engineer
5 15 (6.12%) Cloud Engineer
6 12 (4.90%) Cloud Architect
6 12 (4.90%) React Developer
7 10 (4.08%) Senior Developer
8 9 (3.67%) AWS Developer
8 9 (3.67%) AWS Engineer
8 9 (3.67%) Consultant
8 9 (3.67%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (3.27%) Full Stack Developer
10 7 (2.86%) Programme Manager
11 6 (2.45%) Data Analyst
11 6 (2.45%) Ruby Developer
11 6 (2.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (13.06%) Node.js
2 27 (11.02%) React
3 26 (10.61%) Kafka
3 26 (10.61%) Web Services
4 14 (5.71%) REST
5 13 (5.31%) CSS
5 13 (5.31%) Redux
6 11 (4.49%) JSON
6 11 (4.49%) React Native
6 11 (4.49%) XML
7 10 (4.08%) AngularJS
8 9 (3.67%) GraphQL
8 9 (3.67%) HTML
8 9 (3.67%) TensorFlow
9 8 (3.27%) .NET
9 8 (3.27%) RESTful
9 8 (3.27%) Spark Streaming
10 7 (2.86%) Spring Boot
10 7 (2.86%) Vue.js
11 6 (2.45%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.49%) Greenfield Project
1 11 (4.49%) Public Cloud
2 10 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.08%) Marketing Technology
3 5 (2.04%) Renewable Energy
3 5 (2.04%) User Experience
4 4 (1.63%) Algorithms
4 4 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.22%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.22%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.22%) Social Media
6 2 (0.82%) Cloud Native
6 2 (0.82%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.82%) Taxonomies
6 2 (0.82%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (0.41%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.41%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.41%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.41%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.02%) Windows
2 25 (10.20%) Linux
3 11 (4.49%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.86%) Android
4 7 (2.86%) Unix
4 7 (2.86%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.82%) CentOS
6 2 (0.82%) Debian
6 2 (0.82%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.82%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (21.22%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (19.18%) DevOps
3 33 (13.47%) Analytics
3 33 (13.47%) Microservices
4 27 (11.02%) TDD
5 25 (10.20%) Machine Learning
6 21 (8.57%) Software Engineering
7 19 (7.76%) Artificial Intelligence
8 18 (7.35%) Migration
9 17 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (6.94%) Data Science
10 15 (6.12%) BDD
10 15 (6.12%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 14 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (5.71%) Scrum
12 13 (5.31%) ETL
12 13 (5.31%) Open Source
13 11 (4.49%) Kanban
13 11 (4.49%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 85 (34.69%) Python
2 48 (19.59%) Java
3 40 (16.33%) JavaScript
4 35 (14.29%) SQL
5 29 (11.84%) Go
6 18 (7.35%) Ruby
7 17 (6.94%) C#
8 15 (6.12%) Scala
9 13 (5.31%) TypeScript
10 10 (4.08%) PHP
11 9 (3.67%) ES6
12 6 (2.45%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.45%) Groovy
12 6 (2.45%) Kotlin
13 5 (2.04%) Apple Swift
14 4 (1.63%) Elm
15 3 (1.22%) C
15 3 (1.22%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.82%) Perl
16 2 (0.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (5.71%) Degree
2 4 (1.63%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.82%) APMP
4 2 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.82%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.82%) PhD
4 2 (0.82%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) ISEB
5 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.27%) QA
2 4 (1.63%) PMO
3 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.41%) P3O
3 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (14.29%) Docker
2 8 (3.27%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.45%) HDFS
4 2 (0.82%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.41%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 75 (30.61%) Kubernetes
2 51 (20.82%) Terraform
3 16 (6.53%) Ansible
4 5 (2.04%) Istio
5 4 (1.63%) logstash
5 4 (1.63%) Puppet
5 4 (1.63%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (1.22%) Grafana
6 3 (1.22%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (1.22%) Kubeflow
6 3 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.82%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (0.82%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.41%) Graphite
8 1 (0.41%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.41%) IBM BigFix
8 1 (0.41%) Matomo
8 1 (0.41%) Packer
8 1 (0.41%) QRadar
8 1 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 34 (13.88%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.53%) Facebook
3 14 (5.71%) Adobe
4 8 (3.27%) Oracle
5 7 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (2.86%) SAP
6 6 (2.45%) IBM
6 6 (2.45%) Twitter
7 5 (2.04%) Confluent
7 5 (2.04%) Splunk
7 5 (2.04%) Tealium
8 4 (1.63%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.63%) Tableau
9 3 (1.22%) Apple
9 3 (1.22%) Criteo
9 3 (1.22%) New Relic
9 3 (1.22%) VMware
10 2 (0.82%) Informatica
10 2 (0.82%) Symantec
10 2 (0.82%) Talend