Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 141 134
Rank change year-on-year +47 -7 +56
Contract jobs citing Google 192 110 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.75% 1.62% 1.63%
As % of the Vendors category 7.30% 4.15% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 89 90
City of London median daily rate £525 £518 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% +21.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £285 £263
90th Percentile £675 £675 £603
Central London median daily rate £525 £493 £425
% change year-on-year +6.60% +15.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
City of London median hourly rate - £25.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.63% +80.00%
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% -20.63% +80.00%

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 2,630 2,649 2,855
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.63% 39.02% 41.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,946 1,962 2,188
City of London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £256 £275 £269
90th Percentile £656 £650 £631
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 48 35
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £13.23 £12.20 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.98 £45.63
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £18.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year +6.94% +1.41% +1.43%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 21 September 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 79 (41.15%) Python
2 78 (40.63%) Google Cloud Platform
3 70 (36.46%) Amazon AWS
4 61 (31.77%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (29.17%) Analytics
6 55 (28.65%) Jenkins
7 52 (27.08%) Docker
8 50 (26.04%) DevOps
9 47 (24.48%) SQL
10 46 (23.96%) Java
10 46 (23.96%) Linux
11 41 (21.35%) Kafka
12 37 (19.27%) JavaScript
12 37 (19.27%) Google Analytics
13 33 (17.19%) GitHub
13 33 (17.19%) MongoDB
14 32 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
14 32 (16.67%) E-Commerce
14 32 (16.67%) Finance
15 31 (16.15%) Kubernetes
16 30 (15.63%) Bash Shell
17 28 (14.58%) Ubuntu
18 27 (14.06%) Go
19 26 (13.54%) Nagios
19 26 (13.54%) Prometheus
20 25 (13.02%) Site Reliability Engineering
20 25 (13.02%) High Availability
21 24 (12.50%) BigQuery
21 24 (12.50%) Red Hat
21 24 (12.50%) CentOS

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 17 (8.85%) Apache Spark
2 14 (7.29%) Apache
3 8 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (3.65%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (3.13%) Apache Airflow
5 6 (3.13%) Confluence
6 3 (1.56%) CMS
6 3 (1.56%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.04%) Drupal
7 2 (1.04%) Jetty
7 2 (1.04%) nginx
7 2 (1.04%) SAS
7 2 (1.04%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.04%) WordPress
8 1 (0.52%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.52%) Liferay
8 1 (0.52%) Marvel
8 1 (0.52%) Mongrel
8 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.56%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.04%) InVision
4 2 (1.04%) UXPin
5 1 (0.52%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.52%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.52%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.52%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 78 (40.63%) Google Cloud Platform
2 70 (36.46%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (19.27%) Google Analytics
4 33 (17.19%) GitHub
5 32 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (5.73%) Adobe Analytics
7 10 (5.21%) Google Tag Manager
8 7 (3.65%) Google Play
9 6 (3.13%) Amazon S3
9 6 (3.13%) IaaS
9 6 (3.13%) OpenShift
9 6 (3.13%) PaaS
9 6 (3.13%) SaaS
10 4 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (2.08%) G Suite
10 4 (2.08%) IBM Cloud
11 3 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (1.56%) Datadog
11 3 (1.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.25%) SSL
2 4 (2.08%) Firewall
2 4 (2.08%) VPN
3 3 (1.56%) AMQP
3 3 (1.56%) Internet
3 3 (1.56%) Kerberos
3 3 (1.56%) MQTT
3 3 (1.56%) SMS
4 2 (1.04%) DHCP
4 2 (1.04%) DNS
4 2 (1.04%) LAN
5 1 (0.52%) BGP
5 1 (0.52%) HSRP
5 1 (0.52%) HTTP
5 1 (0.52%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.52%) OSPF
5 1 (0.52%) SCCP
5 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.52%) VXLAN
5 1 (0.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.19%) MongoDB
2 24 (12.50%) BigQuery
3 16 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 15 (7.81%) Apache Cassandra
4 15 (7.81%) NoSQL
5 13 (6.77%) Big Data
6 11 (5.73%) Looker
7 8 (4.17%) Apache Hive
8 6 (3.13%) HBase
8 6 (3.13%) Power BI
9 5 (2.60%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (2.60%) QlikView
10 4 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (2.08%) Cloud Spanner
10 4 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.56%) Hazelcast
11 3 (1.56%) Redis
11 3 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 55 (28.65%) Jenkins
2 15 (7.81%) Maven
3 14 (7.29%) Git (software)
4 10 (5.21%) JIRA
5 6 (3.13%) Cucumber
5 6 (3.13%) GoogleTest
6 5 (2.60%) Selenium
6 5 (2.60%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.08%) CircleCI
7 4 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (1.56%) Ant
8 3 (1.56%) Babel
8 3 (1.56%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.56%) GitLab
8 3 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.56%) Travis CI
8 3 (1.56%) webpack
9 2 (1.04%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.04%) Gradle
9 2 (1.04%) JUnit
General
1 32 (16.67%) Finance
2 23 (11.98%) Banking
3 19 (9.90%) Marketing
4 7 (3.65%) Publishing
5 6 (3.13%) Retail
6 5 (2.60%) Retail Banking
7 4 (2.08%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.08%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.56%) French Language
8 3 (1.56%) Games
8 3 (1.56%) German Language
8 3 (1.56%) Thai Language
9 1 (0.52%) Advertising
9 1 (0.52%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.52%) Electronics
9 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.52%) Law
9 1 (0.52%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 49 (25.52%) Developer
2 41 (21.35%) DevOps Engineer
3 26 (13.54%) Analyst
4 13 (6.77%) Java Developer
5 12 (6.25%) Architect
5 12 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
6 10 (5.21%) Business Analyst
6 10 (5.21%) Data Engineer
6 10 (5.21%) Senior Developer
7 9 (4.69%) Web Analyst
8 8 (4.17%) Consultant
8 8 (4.17%) JavaScript Engineer
8 8 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (3.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 7 (3.65%) Implementation Engineer
10 6 (3.13%) Big Data Engineer
10 6 (3.13%) Cloud Architect
10 6 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (3.13%) Software Engineer
10 6 (3.13%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (21.35%) Kafka
2 19 (9.90%) RESTful
3 18 (9.38%) Node.js
4 14 (7.29%) SAML
5 11 (5.73%) OAuth
6 8 (4.17%) Middleware
6 8 (4.17%) REST
6 8 (4.17%) Swagger
7 7 (3.65%) JSON
7 7 (3.65%) XML
8 6 (3.13%) IBM Integration Bus
8 6 (3.13%) Web Services
9 5 (2.60%) jQuery
9 5 (2.60%) React
9 5 (2.60%) React Native
9 5 (2.60%) Spark Streaming
9 5 (2.60%) Spring
10 4 (2.08%) Elastic Stack
10 4 (2.08%) Gherkin
10 4 (2.08%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.98%) Device Driver
2 19 (9.90%) Mobile App
3 10 (5.21%) User Experience
4 9 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.65%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.65%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (3.13%) Algorithms
6 6 (3.13%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.60%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.08%) Cloud Native
8 4 (2.08%) Hedge funds
8 4 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.56%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.56%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.56%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.04%) Fintech
10 2 (1.04%) Graphic Design
10 2 (1.04%) iPad
10 2 (1.04%) PKI
11 1 (0.52%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 46 (23.96%) Linux
2 28 (14.58%) Ubuntu
3 24 (12.50%) CentOS
4 21 (10.94%) Android
5 17 (8.85%) Apple iOS
6 8 (4.17%) Unix
6 8 (4.17%) Windows
7 5 (2.60%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.52%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.52%) Debian
9 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (31.77%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (29.17%) Analytics
3 50 (26.04%) DevOps
4 32 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 25 (13.02%) High Availability
5 25 (13.02%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 23 (11.98%) Immutable Infrastructure
7 22 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (10.42%) Continuous Delivery
9 17 (8.85%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (8.85%) Microservices
9 17 (8.85%) Test Automation
10 15 (7.81%) Data Modelling
10 15 (7.81%) Scrum
10 15 (7.81%) Software Engineering
11 14 (7.29%) Web Analytics
12 13 (6.77%) Configuration Management
12 13 (6.77%) Data Science
13 12 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
14 11 (5.73%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (41.15%) Python
2 47 (24.48%) SQL
3 46 (23.96%) Java
4 37 (19.27%) JavaScript
5 30 (15.63%) Bash Shell
6 27 (14.06%) Go
7 8 (4.17%) C++
7 8 (4.17%) Ruby
7 8 (4.17%) Scala
8 7 (3.65%) Java 8
9 4 (2.08%) Groovy
9 4 (2.08%) Perl
9 4 (2.08%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.56%) PHP
10 3 (1.56%) R
10 3 (1.56%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.04%) C
11 2 (1.04%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.04%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (8.85%) Degree
2 5 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.04%) CISA
3 2 (1.04%) CISM
3 2 (1.04%) CISMP
3 2 (1.04%) CISSP
3 2 (1.04%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
3 2 (1.04%) ISSMP
3 2 (1.04%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.04%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.52%) MBA
4 1 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.52%) PhD
4 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.85%) GCP
2 12 (6.25%) QA
3 3 (1.56%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.52%) GDPR
5 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (27.08%) Docker
2 6 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.56%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.56%) vSphere
4 2 (1.04%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.52%) HDFS
5 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.52%) pfSense
5 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (16.15%) Kubernetes
2 26 (13.54%) Nagios
2 26 (13.54%) Prometheus
3 24 (12.50%) Grafana
4 23 (11.98%) Icinga
5 19 (9.90%) Ansible
6 13 (6.77%) Terraform
7 9 (4.69%) Puppet
8 6 (3.13%) Hadoop YARN
8 6 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (2.08%) Kibana
10 3 (1.56%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 2 (1.04%) Consul
11 2 (1.04%) logstash
11 2 (1.04%) Mesos
11 2 (1.04%) Oozie
11 2 (1.04%) rkt
11 2 (1.04%) Salt
11 2 (1.04%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.52%) Graylog
Vendors
1 24 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 21 (10.94%) Tableau
3 14 (7.29%) Adobe
4 12 (6.25%) IBM
5 11 (5.73%) Apigee
6 9 (4.69%) Apple
7 7 (3.65%) Oracle
7 7 (3.65%) Tealium
8 6 (3.13%) Splunk
8 6 (3.13%) VMware
9 4 (2.08%) AppDynamics
9 4 (2.08%) Kony
9 4 (2.08%) Microsoft
9 4 (2.08%) New Relic
10 3 (1.56%) Alteryx
10 3 (1.56%) Cisco
10 3 (1.56%) Hortonworks
10 3 (1.56%) TOWER Software
11 2 (1.04%) Cloudera
11 2 (1.04%) Omniture