Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 181 165
Rank change year-on-year +19 -16 +34
Contract jobs citing Google 86 54 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.22% 0.89% 1.05%
As % of the Vendors category 3.19% 2.10% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 37 64
City of London median daily rate £500 £400 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +7.74% +6.07%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £126
90th Percentile £650 £565 £549
Central London median daily rate £500 £413 £364
% change year-on-year +21.21% +13.40% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
City of London median hourly rate £27.09 - £21.00
10th Percentile £25.66 - £15.40
90th Percentile £28.52 - £22.74
Central London median hourly rate £27.09 - £21.00

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 2,694 2,575 2,670
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.16% 42.39% 39.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,071 1,923 2,018
City of London median daily rate £475 £450 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.35% +4.47%
10th Percentile £278 £294 £255
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 44 36
City of London median hourly rate £18.00 £21.13 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.79% +9.74% +7.75%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.83 £11.50
90th Percentile £31.00 £55.00 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +7.89% -1.30% +8.45%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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
Moorgate - 1 £575 -
Google
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 43 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (34.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 28 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (30.23%) SQL
5 24 (27.91%) JavaScript
5 24 (27.91%) Analytics
6 23 (26.74%) Microsoft Azure
7 21 (24.42%) Google Analytics
7 21 (24.42%) Python
8 20 (23.26%) DevOps
9 17 (19.77%) Java
9 17 (19.77%) Finance
10 16 (18.60%) Node.js
10 16 (18.60%) Docker
11 15 (17.44%) React
11 15 (17.44%) Jenkins
12 14 (16.28%) E-Commerce
13 13 (15.12%) Linux
13 13 (15.12%) Software Engineering
13 13 (15.12%) Marketing
14 12 (13.95%) Web Analytics
14 12 (13.95%) Adobe
14 12 (13.95%) Microservices
14 12 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (12.79%) Ansible
15 11 (12.79%) Mobile App
15 11 (12.79%) C#
15 11 (12.79%) Adobe Analytics
15 11 (12.79%) NoSQL
16 10 (11.63%) Kafka

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 7 (8.14%) Elasticsearch
1 7 (8.14%) SAS
2 4 (4.65%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.65%) CMS
3 2 (2.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (2.33%) Apache
3 2 (2.33%) Confluence
4 1 (1.16%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.16%) nginx
4 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.16%) ThingWorx
4 1 (1.16%) Tornado
Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.65%) SPSS
3 2 (2.33%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 43 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (34.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 23 (26.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (24.42%) Google Analytics
5 11 (12.79%) Adobe Analytics
6 6 (6.98%) Google Play
6 6 (6.98%) IaaS
7 5 (5.81%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (4.65%) G Suite
8 4 (4.65%) Google Tag Manager
8 4 (4.65%) SaaS
9 3 (3.49%) Amazon S3
9 3 (3.49%) PaaS
10 2 (2.33%) AdWords
10 2 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (2.33%) Google App Engine
10 2 (2.33%) Google Compute Engine
10 2 (2.33%) Office 365
11 1 (1.16%) GitHub
11 1 (1.16%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) FTP
1 1 (1.16%) HTTP
1 1 (1.16%) Internet
1 1 (1.16%) Intranet
1 1 (1.16%) Modbus
1 1 (1.16%) MQTT
1 1 (1.16%) SSL
1 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.79%) NoSQL
2 10 (11.63%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (10.47%) Big Data
4 8 (9.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 8 (9.30%) MongoDB
4 8 (9.30%) Redis
5 7 (8.14%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (8.14%) BigQuery
5 7 (8.14%) MySQL
6 6 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (5.81%) Hadoop
7 5 (5.81%) JanusGraph
7 5 (5.81%) Neo4j
8 4 (4.65%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (3.49%) CouchDB
9 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
10 2 (2.33%) Power BI
10 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
11 1 (1.16%) Blockchain
11 1 (1.16%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 15 (17.44%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.98%) Maven
3 5 (5.81%) Cucumber
3 5 (5.81%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.81%) Gradle
3 5 (5.81%) SonarQube
4 4 (4.65%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (4.65%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.33%) Babel
5 2 (2.33%) CircleCI
5 2 (2.33%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.33%) JIRA
5 2 (2.33%) Mocha
5 2 (2.33%) webpack
6 1 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.16%) git-flow
6 1 (1.16%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.16%) WebPagetest
General
1 17 (19.77%) Finance
2 13 (15.12%) Marketing
3 10 (11.63%) Banking
4 6 (6.98%) Publishing
5 5 (5.81%) Advertising
6 3 (3.49%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.49%) Retail
7 2 (2.33%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.33%) Games
7 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.16%) Digital Economy
8 1 (1.16%) German Language
8 1 (1.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (24.42%) Developer
2 15 (17.44%) Analyst
3 11 (12.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (11.63%) Architect
5 8 (9.30%) Data Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Insight Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.81%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Senior Developer
6 5 (5.81%) Senior Web Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) SQL Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) SQL Data Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Web Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) AWS Architect
7 4 (4.65%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (4.65%) Data Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Data Insight Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Excel Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Insight Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.60%) Node.js
2 15 (17.44%) React
3 10 (11.63%) HTML
3 10 (11.63%) Kafka
4 9 (10.47%) Redux
4 9 (10.47%) Web Services
5 8 (9.30%) AngularJS
5 8 (9.30%) RESTful
5 8 (9.30%) Spring Boot
6 7 (8.14%) CSS
6 7 (8.14%) REST
7 5 (5.81%) .NET
7 5 (5.81%) Android SDK
7 5 (5.81%) gRPC
7 5 (5.81%) iOS SDK
7 5 (5.81%) React Native
7 5 (5.81%) ReactiveX
7 5 (5.81%) Spring
7 5 (5.81%) Spring Security
8 4 (4.65%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.79%) Mobile App
3 8 (9.30%) Fintech
4 5 (5.81%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.81%) User Experience
5 4 (4.65%) Private Cloud
6 3 (3.49%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.33%) Animation
7 2 (2.33%) Blog
7 2 (2.33%) New Media
7 2 (2.33%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.16%) Derivative
8 1 (1.16%) Equities
8 1 (1.16%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.16%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.16%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.12%) Linux
2 7 (8.14%) Android
3 6 (6.98%) Apple iOS
3 6 (6.98%) Windows
4 3 (3.49%) Unix
5 2 (2.33%) CentOS
6 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.16%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (27.91%) Analytics
3 20 (23.26%) DevOps
4 14 (16.28%) E-Commerce
5 13 (15.12%) Software Engineering
6 12 (13.95%) Microservices
6 12 (13.95%) Web Analytics
7 10 (11.63%) TDD
8 9 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (10.47%) Scrum
9 7 (8.14%) BDD
9 7 (8.14%) Data Analysis
9 7 (8.14%) Project Management
10 6 (6.98%) Actionable Insight
10 6 (6.98%) Digital Analytics
10 6 (6.98%) Domain-Driven Design
10 6 (6.98%) Statistical Modelling
11 5 (5.81%) CQRS
11 5 (5.81%) Functional Testing
11 5 (5.81%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.23%) SQL
2 24 (27.91%) JavaScript
3 21 (24.42%) Python
4 17 (19.77%) Java
5 11 (12.79%) C#
6 8 (9.30%) ES6
7 6 (6.98%) R
8 5 (5.81%) GraphQL
8 5 (5.81%) Objective-C
8 5 (5.81%) Scala
9 4 (4.65%) C
9 4 (4.65%) Ruby
10 3 (3.49%) Go
10 3 (3.49%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.16%) C++
12 1 (1.16%) Erlang
12 1 (1.16%) F#
12 1 (1.16%) PHP
12 1 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (8.14%) Degree
2 4 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (4.65%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.16%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.16%) MCSE
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.65%) GCP
2 4 (4.65%) QA
3 2 (2.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 16 (18.60%) Docker
2 3 (3.49%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (12.79%) Ansible
2 7 (8.14%) Terraform
3 6 (6.98%) Puppet
4 5 (5.81%) Kubernetes
4 5 (5.81%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (4.65%) Salt
6 2 (2.33%) Nagios
6 2 (2.33%) Prometheus
6 2 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.16%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.16%) Consul
7 1 (1.16%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (1.16%) Grafana
7 1 (1.16%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (1.16%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (1.16%) Kibana
7 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (13.95%) Adobe
2 6 (6.98%) Apple
2 6 (6.98%) Facebook
3 4 (4.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.49%) Tableau
5 2 (2.33%) Ensighten
5 2 (2.33%) Splunk
5 2 (2.33%) Twitter
6 1 (1.16%) DeepCrawl
6 1 (1.16%) Meraki
6 1 (1.16%) Screaming Frog
6 1 (1.16%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.16%) Symantec
6 1 (1.16%) Tealium
6 1 (1.16%) Teradata