Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 169 173
Rank change year-on-year +73 +4 -10
Contract jobs citing Google 184 86 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.69% 1.21% 1.04%
As % of the Vendors category 7.11% 3.15% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 70 46
City of London median daily rate £500 £511 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.20% +20.29% +18.06%
10th Percentile £361 £260 £265
90th Percentile £688 £677 £606
Central London median daily rate £525 £503 £450
% change year-on-year +4.48% +11.67% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
City of London median hourly rate £22.50 £27.09 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.94% - -
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 £27.09 -
% change year-on-year -16.94% - -

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 2,589 2,727 2,656
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.91% 38.25% 43.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,905 2,084 1,996
City of London median daily rate £475 £483 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.66% +7.33% +4.65%
10th Percentile £225 £278 £294
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 55 59 43
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -10.53% +2.70%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.16 £12.25
90th Percentile £27.25 £30.80 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £18.73
% change year-on-year -1.58% +1.47% +4.03%

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 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
London Bridge - 11 £525 -
Google
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for Google.

1 95 (51.63%) Google Cloud Platform
2 78 (42.39%) Amazon AWS
3 64 (34.78%) Python
4 53 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (28.26%) Microsoft Azure
6 47 (25.54%) E-Commerce
7 46 (25.00%) SQL
8 44 (23.91%) Finance
9 40 (21.74%) Analytics
10 38 (20.65%) DevOps
11 37 (20.11%) Docker
12 34 (18.48%) JavaScript
13 32 (17.39%) Google Analytics
14 31 (16.85%) Java
15 28 (15.22%) Kubernetes
15 28 (15.22%) Data Science
16 23 (12.50%) Terraform
16 23 (12.50%) Git (software)
16 23 (12.50%) Jenkins
17 19 (10.33%) BigQuery
17 19 (10.33%) Apache Spark
17 19 (10.33%) Ansible
17 19 (10.33%) Adobe
18 18 (9.78%) Linux
18 18 (9.78%) Big Data
19 17 (9.24%) Data Modelling
20 16 (8.70%) TDD
20 16 (8.70%) Banking
20 16 (8.70%) Microsoft
20 16 (8.70%) Business Intelligence

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 19 (10.33%) Apache Spark
2 16 (8.70%) Apache
3 10 (5.43%) Apache Airflow
4 8 (4.35%) Confluence
5 7 (3.80%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (2.72%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (2.72%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.17%) nginx
8 3 (1.63%) CMS
8 3 (1.63%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.09%) IIS
9 2 (1.09%) Jetty
9 2 (1.09%) Mongrel
9 2 (1.09%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.09%) WordPress
10 1 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.54%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.54%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.09%) Acrobat
3 2 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.54%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.54%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.54%) InDesign
4 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.54%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 95 (51.63%) Google Cloud Platform
2 78 (42.39%) Amazon AWS
3 52 (28.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (17.39%) Google Analytics
5 12 (6.52%) Adobe Analytics
6 9 (4.89%) GitHub
6 9 (4.89%) SaaS
7 8 (4.35%) Google Play
8 7 (3.80%) Apigee
9 6 (3.26%) Office 365
10 5 (2.72%) Google Tag Manager
10 5 (2.72%) IaaS
10 5 (2.72%) IBM Cloud
10 5 (2.72%) PaaS
11 4 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (2.17%) G Suite
12 3 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (1.63%) Google App Engine
12 3 (1.63%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.89%) VPN
2 6 (3.26%) DNS
2 6 (3.26%) Firewall
3 5 (2.72%) LAN
3 5 (2.72%) SSL
3 5 (2.72%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.72%) WAN
4 4 (2.17%) DHCP
4 4 (2.17%) IPsec
4 4 (2.17%) VoIP
5 3 (1.63%) BGP
5 3 (1.63%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (1.63%) HTTP
5 3 (1.63%) OSPF
5 3 (1.63%) Wireless
6 2 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (1.09%) Extranet
6 2 (1.09%) FTP
6 2 (1.09%) Intranet
6 2 (1.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.33%) BigQuery
2 18 (9.78%) Big Data
3 12 (6.52%) Looker
3 12 (6.52%) NoSQL
4 11 (5.98%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (5.43%) MongoDB
6 9 (4.89%) Hadoop
7 8 (4.35%) Redis
8 6 (3.26%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (2.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (2.17%) Cloud Spanner
10 4 (2.17%) MySQL
10 4 (2.17%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.63%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (1.63%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.63%) Hazelcast
11 3 (1.63%) HBase
11 3 (1.63%) SQL Server
12 2 (1.09%) CouchDB
12 2 (1.09%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 23 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 23 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 10 (5.43%) JIRA
3 8 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (2.72%) GitLab
4 5 (2.72%) Gradle
5 4 (2.17%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.63%) Android Studio
6 3 (1.63%) CircleCI
6 3 (1.63%) Genymotion
6 3 (1.63%) GoCD
6 3 (1.63%) gulp
6 3 (1.63%) Selenium
7 2 (1.09%) Babel
7 2 (1.09%) Grunt
7 2 (1.09%) IBM UrbanCode
7 2 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.09%) Travis CI
7 2 (1.09%) webpack
7 2 (1.09%) Zephyr
General
1 44 (23.91%) Finance
2 16 (8.70%) Banking
3 12 (6.52%) Marketing
4 7 (3.80%) Publishing
4 7 (3.80%) Retail
5 5 (2.72%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.09%) Advertising
6 2 (1.09%) Games
7 1 (0.54%) Automotive
7 1 (0.54%) Electronics
7 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (27.17%) Developer
2 20 (10.87%) Data Engineer
3 19 (10.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (9.24%) Analyst
4 17 (9.24%) Java Developer
5 16 (8.70%) Consultant
6 14 (7.61%) Big Data Engineer
7 13 (7.07%) Architect
7 13 (7.07%) Python Developer
7 13 (7.07%) Senior Developer
8 10 (5.43%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 10 (5.43%) Python Engineer
9 8 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
9 8 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (3.26%) Business Analyst
10 6 (3.26%) Cloud Developer
10 6 (3.26%) Security Engineer
10 6 (3.26%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (2.72%) Implementation Engineer
11 5 (2.72%) Implementation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.07%) RESTful
2 12 (6.52%) Node.js
3 11 (5.98%) React
4 10 (5.43%) Kafka
4 10 (5.43%) PySpark
4 10 (5.43%) REST
5 9 (4.89%) JSON
5 9 (4.89%) Web Services
5 9 (4.89%) XML
6 8 (4.35%) CSS
6 8 (4.35%) HTML
7 6 (3.26%) .NET
7 6 (3.26%) Celery
7 6 (3.26%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (3.26%) Spring
7 6 (3.26%) Spring Boot
7 6 (3.26%) Swagger
8 4 (2.17%) GraphQL
8 4 (2.17%) HTML5
8 4 (2.17%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.43%) User Experience
2 9 (4.89%) Mobile App
2 9 (4.89%) Public Cloud
3 8 (4.35%) iPad
4 7 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.26%) Fintech
5 6 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.72%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.17%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.63%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.63%) Equities
9 2 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.09%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.09%) Marketing Technology
9 2 (1.09%) PKI
9 2 (1.09%) Social Media
10 1 (0.54%) Blog
10 1 (0.54%) iPhone
10 1 (0.54%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.78%) Linux
2 15 (8.15%) Windows
3 12 (6.52%) Android
4 11 (5.98%) Unix
5 8 (4.35%) Apple iOS
6 6 (3.26%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.72%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.63%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.63%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.09%) CentOS
9 2 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (25.54%) E-Commerce
3 40 (21.74%) Analytics
4 38 (20.65%) DevOps
5 28 (15.22%) Data Science
6 17 (9.24%) Data Modelling
7 16 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (8.70%) TDD
8 15 (8.15%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (8.15%) Microservices
9 14 (7.61%) Continuous Delivery
9 14 (7.61%) Data Engineering
9 14 (7.61%) Migration
9 14 (7.61%) Web Analytics
10 12 (6.52%) Configuration Management
10 12 (6.52%) Open Source
11 10 (5.43%) Mentoring
11 10 (5.43%) Software Engineering
12 9 (4.89%) Coaching
12 9 (4.89%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 64 (34.78%) Python
2 46 (25.00%) SQL
3 34 (18.48%) JavaScript
4 31 (16.85%) Java
5 14 (7.61%) Scala
6 9 (4.89%) Bash Shell
6 9 (4.89%) Java 8
7 8 (4.35%) Go
8 6 (3.26%) Perl
8 6 (3.26%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.72%) Groovy
9 5 (2.72%) Kotlin
10 4 (2.17%) PHP
10 4 (2.17%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.17%) Ruby
10 4 (2.17%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.63%) C#
11 3 (1.63%) ES6
11 3 (1.63%) R
11 3 (1.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (5.98%) Degree
2 4 (2.17%) ISSMP
3 3 (1.63%) CISA
3 3 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.63%) CISM
3 3 (1.63%) CISSP
3 3 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.63%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.63%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.09%) CISMP
4 2 (1.09%) CSSLP
4 2 (1.09%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
4 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.09%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.54%) CCIE
5 1 (0.54%) ISSAP
5 1 (0.54%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.54%) MBA
5 1 (0.54%) PhD
5 1 (0.54%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.09%) HIPAA
1 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.09%) PSD2
2 1 (0.54%) FedRAMP
2 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (20.11%) Docker
2 7 (3.80%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.09%) HDFS
4 2 (1.09%) Xen
5 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.54%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (15.22%) Kubernetes
2 23 (12.50%) Terraform
3 19 (10.33%) Ansible
4 8 (4.35%) Puppet
5 7 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.72%) Istio
6 5 (2.72%) Nagios
7 4 (2.17%) Grafana
8 3 (1.63%) Kibana
8 3 (1.63%) Prometheus
8 3 (1.63%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (1.09%) Consul
9 2 (1.09%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (1.09%) Icinga
9 2 (1.09%) Rundeck
9 2 (1.09%) SCCM
10 1 (0.54%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.54%) Fluentd
10 1 (0.54%) Mesos
10 1 (0.54%) vRealize
Vendors
1 19 (10.33%) Adobe
2 16 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 15 (8.15%) Tableau
4 13 (7.07%) Oracle
5 9 (4.89%) Apple
6 6 (3.26%) IBM
7 5 (2.72%) Atlassian
7 5 (2.72%) Cisco
8 4 (2.17%) Kony
8 4 (2.17%) Xamarin
9 3 (1.63%) New Relic
9 3 (1.63%) Palo Alto
9 3 (1.63%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.63%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.63%) Splunk
9 3 (1.63%) VMware
10 2 (1.09%) AppDynamics
10 2 (1.09%) Arista
10 2 (1.09%) MuleSoft
10 2 (1.09%) Salesforce.com