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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 30 June 2022 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
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 113 95 67
Rank change year-on-year -18 -28 -6
Contract jobs citing Google 75 74 79
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.74% 2.36% 2.90%
As % of the Vendors category 4.41% 6.94% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 45 60
10th Percentile £356 £407 £299
25th Percentile £469 £513 £423
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £580 £600 £523
Median % change year-on-year -3.29% +14.83% -0.48%
75th Percentile £700 - £601
90th Percentile £763 £673 £688
Central London median daily rate £575 £575 £525
% change year-on-year - +9.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
10th Percentile - - £27.06
25th Percentile £16.50 - £29.07
Median hourly rate £17.00 - £33.92
75th Percentile £17.50 - £39.57
90th Percentile - - £42.05
Central London median hourly rate £17.00 - £33.92
% change year-on-year - - +50.76%

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 1,702 1,067 1,008
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.46% 33.96% 36.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,265 734 700
10th Percentile £309 £358 £263
25th Percentile £458 £426 £403
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £478
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +9.95% -4.50%
75th Percentile £675 £617 £575
90th Percentile £750 £705 £657
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £475
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 17
10th Percentile £14.63 £8.00 £12.42
25th Percentile £18.75 £11.72 £12.50
Median hourly rate £26.50 £14.25 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +85.96% -23.80% -9.88%
75th Percentile £44.81 £24.63 £28.59
90th Percentile £51.05 £27.48 £45.32
Central London median hourly rate £33.00 £14.36 £19.35
% change year-on-year +129.85% -25.80% -4.44%

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Google as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Google in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Google in the City of London

Google
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Google in the City of London over the 6 months to 30 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Google in the City of London

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Google in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Google in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, 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 44 (58.67%) GCP
2 37 (49.33%) Agile
3 28 (37.33%) Finance
4 25 (33.33%) Azure
5 23 (30.67%) AWS
6 21 (28.00%) Analytics
7 20 (26.67%) Java
8 18 (24.00%) SQL
9 17 (22.67%) Social Skills
10 16 (21.33%) Python
11 15 (20.00%) Google Analytics
11 15 (20.00%) CI/CD
12 14 (18.67%) DevOps
12 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
12 14 (18.67%) Microsoft
13 13 (17.33%) Oracle
13 13 (17.33%) Git (software)
13 13 (17.33%) Microservices
14 11 (14.67%) Windows
15 10 (13.33%) CSS
15 10 (13.33%) HTML
15 10 (13.33%) TDD
15 10 (13.33%) Banking
15 10 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
16 9 (12.00%) BigQuery
16 9 (12.00%) Public Cloud
16 9 (12.00%) Spring
16 9 (12.00%) Maven
16 9 (12.00%) Degree
16 9 (12.00%) Linux

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 6 (8.00%) Apache Solr
1 6 (8.00%) Confluence
2 4 (5.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.00%) Apache
3 3 (4.00%) Apache Spark
3 3 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (4.00%) JBoss
4 2 (2.67%) Alfresco
4 2 (2.67%) CMS
4 2 (2.67%) Drupal
4 2 (2.67%) IIS
4 2 (2.67%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.33%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.33%) Jetty
5 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) InVision
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.33%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.67%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 44 (58.67%) GCP
2 25 (33.33%) Azure
3 23 (30.67%) AWS
4 15 (20.00%) Google Analytics
5 6 (8.00%) Google Workspace
5 6 (8.00%) IaaS
6 5 (6.67%) GitHub
6 5 (6.67%) Google Data Studio
7 4 (5.33%) Firebase
8 3 (4.00%) Google Kubernetes Engine
8 3 (4.00%) PaaS
8 3 (4.00%) SaaS
9 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (2.67%) Google Compute Engine
9 2 (2.67%) Microsoft 365
9 2 (2.67%) Serverless
9 2 (2.67%) Slack
10 1 (1.33%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (1.33%) OpenShift
10 1 (1.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) SD-WAN
1 4 (5.33%) WAN
2 3 (4.00%) DHCP
2 3 (4.00%) DNS
2 3 (4.00%) IPv6
2 3 (4.00%) NGN
3 2 (2.67%) Firewall
3 2 (2.67%) HTTP
3 2 (2.67%) Internet
3 2 (2.67%) Intranet
3 2 (2.67%) SSL
3 2 (2.67%) VPN
4 1 (1.33%) BGP
4 1 (1.33%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.33%) IPsec
4 1 (1.33%) Network Security
4 1 (1.33%) NGFW
4 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.00%) BigQuery
2 8 (10.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.00%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (5.33%) Big Data
5 4 (5.33%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.00%) Apache Hive
6 3 (4.00%) Bigtable
6 3 (4.00%) MySQL
6 3 (4.00%) Redis
6 3 (4.00%) Tableau
7 2 (2.67%) Data Lake
7 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (2.67%) Looker
7 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.33%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.33%) Cloud Spanner
8 1 (1.33%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 13 (17.33%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.00%) Maven
3 8 (10.67%) Jenkins
3 8 (10.67%) JIRA
4 4 (5.33%) GitLab
4 4 (5.33%) Gradle
5 3 (4.00%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.00%) Mockito
6 2 (2.67%) JMeter
6 2 (2.67%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.67%) NeoLoad
6 2 (2.67%) Selenium
6 2 (2.67%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.33%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.33%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.33%) ER Studio
7 1 (1.33%) Gerrit
7 1 (1.33%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.33%) NetBeans
General
1 28 (37.33%) Finance
2 17 (22.67%) Social Skills
3 10 (13.33%) Banking
4 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (9.33%) Influencing Skills
5 4 (5.33%) Financial Institution
5 4 (5.33%) Legal
5 4 (5.33%) Marketing
5 4 (5.33%) Presentation Skills
6 3 (4.00%) Automotive
6 3 (4.00%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.33%) Advertising
7 1 (1.33%) iGaming
7 1 (1.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 1 (1.33%) Law
7 1 (1.33%) Retail
7 1 (1.33%) Tech for Good
7 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (30.67%) Developer
2 13 (17.33%) Architect
3 9 (12.00%) Analyst
4 6 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 5 (6.67%) Android Developer
5 5 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 5 (6.67%) Senior Architect
6 4 (5.33%) Data Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Network Architect
6 4 (5.33%) PHP Developer
6 4 (5.33%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.33%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (4.00%) GCP Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Performance Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Service Architect
7 3 (4.00%) Service Desk Specialist
8 2 (2.67%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.33%) CSS
1 10 (13.33%) HTML
2 9 (12.00%) Spring
3 8 (10.67%) Kafka
4 7 (9.33%) Web Services
5 6 (8.00%) React
5 6 (8.00%) REST
6 5 (6.67%) CSS3
6 5 (6.67%) HTML5
6 5 (6.67%) RESTful
7 4 (5.33%) JMS
7 4 (5.33%) JSON
7 4 (5.33%) RxJava
7 4 (5.33%) Spring Boot
7 4 (5.33%) XML
8 3 (4.00%) Android Jetpack
8 3 (4.00%) Dagger
8 3 (4.00%) OkHttp
8 3 (4.00%) PySpark
8 3 (4.00%) Retrofit
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Public Cloud
2 7 (9.33%) User Experience
3 5 (6.67%) Cloud Native
4 4 (5.33%) Hedge funds
5 3 (4.00%) Legacy Systems
5 3 (4.00%) Video on Demand
6 2 (2.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.33%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.33%) PMI
7 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.33%) Social Media
7 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.67%) Windows
2 9 (12.00%) Linux
3 7 (9.33%) Android
4 5 (6.67%) Unix
5 3 (4.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.67%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (49.33%) Agile
2 21 (28.00%) Analytics
3 15 (20.00%) CI/CD
4 14 (18.67%) DevOps
5 13 (17.33%) Microservices
6 10 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (13.33%) TDD
7 8 (10.67%) Migration
7 8 (10.67%) Web Development
8 7 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (8.00%) Event-Driven
9 6 (8.00%) Front End Development
9 6 (8.00%) Full Stack Development
9 6 (8.00%) Scrum
9 6 (8.00%) Test Automation
9 6 (8.00%) Unit Testing
10 5 (6.67%) Android Development
10 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure as Code
10 5 (6.67%) UX Design
10 5 (6.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 20 (26.67%) Java
2 18 (24.00%) SQL
3 16 (21.33%) Python
4 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.33%) Kotlin
6 5 (6.67%) Scala
7 4 (5.33%) PHP
7 4 (5.33%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.00%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.67%) C#
9 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.67%) R
9 2 (2.67%) XPath
10 1 (1.33%) Bash
10 1 (1.33%) C++
10 1 (1.33%) Go
10 1 (1.33%) Perl
10 1 (1.33%) Ruby
10 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.67%) Master's Degree
2 2 (2.67%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (1.33%) CISSP
3 1 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.33%) JNCIS
3 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.33%) PMP
3 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) GDPR
1 4 (5.33%) QA
2 3 (4.00%) Accessibility
3 2 (2.67%) SLA
4 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) Docker
2 2 (2.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) Kubernetes
2 4 (5.33%) Ansible
2 4 (5.33%) Jamf Pro
3 3 (4.00%) Terraform
4 2 (2.67%) Kibana
4 2 (2.67%) logstash
4 2 (2.67%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.33%) Ambari
5 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.33%) Puppet
5 1 (1.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 14 (18.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.33%) Oracle
3 3 (4.00%) Apple
3 3 (4.00%) Atlassian
3 3 (4.00%) Dell
3 3 (4.00%) IBM
3 3 (4.00%) Refinitiv
3 3 (4.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.67%) FatWire
4 2 (2.67%) Netezza
4 2 (2.67%) VMware
5 1 (1.33%) Adobe
5 1 (1.33%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.33%) EMC
5 1 (1.33%) Huawei
5 1 (1.33%) Juniper
5 1 (1.33%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.33%) Sun
5 1 (1.33%) Teradata