Period
to 17 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 17 November 2018 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 161 133
Rank change year-on-year +58 -28 +51
Contract jobs citing Google 178 94 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.55% 1.32% 1.68%
As % of the Vendors category 6.69% 3.44% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 78 88
City of London median daily rate £500 £521 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.08% +26.36% +13.79%
10th Percentile £343 £196 £266
90th Percentile £675 £681 £558
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £425
% change year-on-year - +17.65% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
City of London median hourly rate - £30.73 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.46% +63.64%
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.73 £31.50
% change year-on-year +13.91% -2.46% +63.64%

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 the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,661 2,730 2,879
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.06% 38.33% 42.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,991 2,050 2,157
City of London median daily rate £480 £487 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.49% +8.28% +3.45%
10th Percentile £225 £275 £275
90th Percentile £650 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 60 48
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.86% -7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.75 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.23
% change year-on-year +3.89% -1.23% +4.14%

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Google in the City of London

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in the City of London

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google in the City of London

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Google in the City of London

Google
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. 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
London Bridge - 2 £330 -
Google
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Google.

1 90 (50.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 77 (43.26%) Amazon AWS
3 66 (37.08%) Python
4 59 (33.15%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (28.09%) SQL
6 48 (26.97%) DevOps
7 46 (25.84%) Docker
8 45 (25.28%) Microsoft Azure
9 43 (24.16%) Analytics
10 41 (23.03%) Java
10 41 (23.03%) E-Commerce
11 36 (20.22%) Jenkins
12 34 (19.10%) Linux
13 32 (17.98%) Kubernetes
14 31 (17.42%) JavaScript
15 29 (16.29%) Kafka
16 27 (15.17%) BigQuery
17 26 (14.61%) Ansible
17 26 (14.61%) Google Analytics
18 24 (13.48%) Finance
19 22 (12.36%) Continuous Delivery
19 22 (12.36%) Terraform
20 21 (11.80%) Microservices
20 21 (11.80%) GitHub
20 21 (11.80%) Tableau
20 21 (11.80%) Continuous Integration
21 20 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
21 20 (11.24%) MongoDB
22 19 (10.67%) Data Modelling
22 19 (10.67%) Banking

Google
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 15 (8.43%) Apache Spark
2 12 (6.74%) Apache
3 7 (3.93%) Confluence
3 7 (3.93%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.37%) Apache Airflow
4 6 (3.37%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.69%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.12%) CMS
6 2 (1.12%) SAS
6 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.12%) WordPress
7 1 (0.56%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.56%) Drupal
7 1 (0.56%) nginx
7 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.56%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.56%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.56%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 90 (50.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 77 (43.26%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (25.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (14.61%) Google Analytics
5 21 (11.80%) GitHub
6 11 (6.18%) Google Play
7 9 (5.06%) SaaS
8 8 (4.49%) Adobe Analytics
9 6 (3.37%) Google Tag Manager
9 6 (3.37%) IaaS
9 6 (3.37%) OpenShift
9 6 (3.37%) PaaS
10 5 (2.81%) Amazon S3
10 5 (2.81%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (2.25%) Apigee
11 4 (2.25%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (2.25%) IBM Cloud
12 3 (1.69%) Apple Pay
12 3 (1.69%) G Suite
12 3 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.49%) Firewall
1 8 (4.49%) VPN
2 6 (3.37%) LAN
3 5 (2.81%) DNS
3 5 (2.81%) SSL
3 5 (2.81%) WAN
4 4 (2.25%) BGP
4 4 (2.25%) DHCP
4 4 (2.25%) OSPF
5 3 (1.69%) AMQP
5 3 (1.69%) Internet
5 3 (1.69%) IPsec
5 3 (1.69%) Kerberos
5 3 (1.69%) MQTT
5 3 (1.69%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.12%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (1.12%) Network Security
6 2 (1.12%) VoIP
6 2 (1.12%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.17%) BigQuery
2 20 (11.24%) MongoDB
3 16 (8.99%) Looker
4 15 (8.43%) NoSQL
5 12 (6.74%) Hadoop
6 11 (6.18%) Big Data
7 7 (3.93%) Apache Hive
7 7 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (3.37%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (3.37%) HBase
8 6 (3.37%) Power BI
9 5 (2.81%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (2.81%) Cloud Spanner
9 5 (2.81%) QlikView
9 5 (2.81%) Redis
10 4 (2.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (2.25%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.69%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 36 (20.22%) Jenkins
2 15 (8.43%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.06%) JIRA
4 7 (3.93%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (3.37%) Cucumber
6 5 (2.81%) Selenium
7 4 (2.25%) GitLab
7 4 (2.25%) GoogleTest
8 3 (1.69%) Babel
8 3 (1.69%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.69%) CircleCI
8 3 (1.69%) GoCD
8 3 (1.69%) Maven
8 3 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.69%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.69%) webpack
9 2 (1.12%) Genymotion
9 2 (1.12%) Gradle
9 2 (1.12%) IBM UrbanCode
9 2 (1.12%) Travis CI
General
1 24 (13.48%) Finance
2 19 (10.67%) Banking
3 9 (5.06%) Marketing
4 7 (3.93%) Retail
5 5 (2.81%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.81%) Publishing
6 4 (2.25%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.12%) Games
8 1 (0.56%) Advertising
8 1 (0.56%) Automotive
8 1 (0.56%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.56%) Electronics
8 1 (0.56%) French Language
8 1 (0.56%) German Language
8 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Russian Language
8 1 (0.56%) Thai Language
Job Titles
1 44 (24.72%) Developer
2 30 (16.85%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (8.99%) Cloud Engineer
4 15 (8.43%) Analyst
5 14 (7.87%) Architect
5 14 (7.87%) Consultant
6 13 (7.30%) Java Developer
7 11 (6.18%) Data Engineer
8 10 (5.62%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 10 (5.62%) Senior Developer
9 9 (5.06%) Business Analyst
10 7 (3.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 7 (3.93%) Cloud Architect
11 6 (3.37%) JavaScript Engineer
11 6 (3.37%) Security Engineer
11 6 (3.37%) Technical Analyst
11 6 (3.37%) Technical Business Analyst
12 5 (2.81%) Big Data Engineer
12 5 (2.81%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 5 (2.81%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.29%) Kafka
2 15 (8.43%) Node.js
3 13 (7.30%) RESTful
4 11 (6.18%) JSON
4 11 (6.18%) REST
5 10 (5.62%) Swagger
5 10 (5.62%) XML
6 9 (5.06%) Web Services
7 7 (3.93%) React
8 6 (3.37%) React Native
8 6 (3.37%) SAML
8 6 (3.37%) Spring
9 5 (2.81%) GraphQL
9 5 (2.81%) Spark Streaming
9 5 (2.81%) Spring Boot
10 4 (2.25%) CSS
10 4 (2.25%) Gherkin
10 4 (2.25%) HTML
10 4 (2.25%) Redux
11 3 (1.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.18%) Mobile App
2 10 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.62%) Device Driver
2 10 (5.62%) Public Cloud
3 9 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (4.49%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.93%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.37%) User Experience
7 5 (2.81%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.25%) Cloud Native
8 4 (2.25%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.69%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.69%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.69%) iPad
9 3 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.69%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.12%) PKI
11 1 (0.56%) Media Streaming
11 1 (0.56%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.10%) Linux
2 15 (8.43%) Android
3 13 (7.30%) Ubuntu
4 11 (6.18%) Windows
5 10 (5.62%) Apple iOS
5 10 (5.62%) CentOS
5 10 (5.62%) Unix
6 4 (2.25%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (33.15%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (26.97%) DevOps
3 43 (24.16%) Analytics
4 41 (23.03%) E-Commerce
5 22 (12.36%) Continuous Delivery
6 21 (11.80%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (11.80%) Microservices
7 20 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (10.67%) Data Modelling
9 18 (10.11%) Software Engineering
9 18 (10.11%) Test Automation
10 15 (8.43%) TDD
11 14 (7.87%) Data Science
11 14 (7.87%) Scrum
12 12 (6.74%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 11 (6.18%) High Availability
13 11 (6.18%) Migration
14 10 (5.62%) ETL
14 10 (5.62%) Open Source
14 10 (5.62%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 66 (37.08%) Python
2 50 (28.09%) SQL
3 41 (23.03%) Java
4 31 (17.42%) JavaScript
5 18 (10.11%) Bash Shell
6 14 (7.87%) Go
7 11 (6.18%) Java 8
8 10 (5.62%) Scala
9 7 (3.93%) PowerShell
9 7 (3.93%) Ruby
10 6 (3.37%) C++
10 6 (3.37%) Perl
10 6 (3.37%) TypeScript
11 4 (2.25%) Kotlin
11 4 (2.25%) R
12 3 (1.69%) ES6
12 3 (1.69%) Groovy
12 3 (1.69%) PHP
12 3 (1.69%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (7.87%) Degree
2 5 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.25%) ISSMP
3 4 (2.25%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.69%) CISA
4 3 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.69%) CISM
4 3 (1.69%) CISSP
4 3 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.12%) CISMP
5 2 (1.12%) CSSLP
5 2 (1.12%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 2 (1.12%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.12%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.56%) CCIE
6 1 (0.56%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.56%) PhD
6 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.25%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) HIPAA
2 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.56%) FedRAMP
3 1 (0.56%) GDPR
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.56%) PSD2
3 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (25.84%) Docker
2 5 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.25%) vSphere
4 3 (1.69%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.56%) HDFS
5 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.56%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.56%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 32 (17.98%) Kubernetes
2 26 (14.61%) Ansible
3 22 (12.36%) Terraform
4 13 (7.30%) Prometheus
5 12 (6.74%) Nagios
6 11 (6.18%) Grafana
7 10 (5.62%) Icinga
8 9 (5.06%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (3.93%) Puppet
10 5 (2.81%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (1.69%) Kibana
11 3 (1.69%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (1.69%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 2 (1.12%) Consul
12 2 (1.12%) logstash
12 2 (1.12%) Mesos
12 2 (1.12%) Oozie
12 2 (1.12%) rkt
12 2 (1.12%) Rundeck
13 1 (0.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (11.80%) Tableau
2 10 (5.62%) Adobe
2 10 (5.62%) Apple
2 10 (5.62%) Red Hat
3 9 (5.06%) Oracle
4 7 (3.93%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.37%) IBM
6 5 (2.81%) Kony
6 5 (2.81%) VMware
7 4 (2.25%) Atlassian
7 4 (2.25%) Cisco
7 4 (2.25%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.69%) Hortonworks
8 3 (1.69%) Meraki
8 3 (1.69%) Splunk
8 3 (1.69%) TOWER Software
9 2 (1.12%) AppDynamics
9 2 (1.12%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.12%) F5
9 2 (1.12%) SolarWinds