Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 151 161
Rank change year-on-year +27 +10 +47
Contract jobs citing Google 140 79 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.02% 1.29% 0.99%
As % of the Vendors category 5.26% 3.23% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 57 54
City of London median daily rate £525 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.26% +31.54%
10th Percentile £321 £252 £126
90th Percentile £663 £605 £669
Central London median daily rate £518 £410 £425
% change year-on-year +26.22% -3.53% +10.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
City of London median hourly rate - £25.32 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +68.80% -24.75%
Central London median hourly rate - £25.32 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +68.80% -14.04%

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 2,660 2,444 2,602
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.47% 39.91% 40.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,988 1,800 1,985
City of London median daily rate £475 £469 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +4.17% +5.88%
10th Percentile £275 £281 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 30 32
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £15.82 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.42% -20.90% +11.59%
10th Percentile £11.81 £12.47 £11.03
90th Percentile £33.75 £30.75 £42.21
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £15.57 £20.50
% change year-on-year +28.45% -24.05% +14.38%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 £450 -
Google
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 59 (42.14%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (32.86%) Google Cloud Platform
2 46 (32.86%) Python
3 41 (29.29%) Analytics
4 40 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (27.86%) Jenkins
6 38 (27.14%) Docker
7 36 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
8 33 (23.57%) DevOps
9 32 (22.86%) Google Analytics
10 30 (21.43%) Java
10 30 (21.43%) JavaScript
10 30 (21.43%) Node.js
11 29 (20.71%) Linux
12 27 (19.29%) SQL
13 23 (16.43%) Go
14 21 (15.00%) Kafka
15 19 (13.57%) MongoDB
16 18 (12.86%) Finance
16 18 (12.86%) Web Analytics
16 18 (12.86%) Marketing
17 17 (12.14%) Ubuntu
17 17 (12.14%) E-Commerce
17 17 (12.14%) GCP
17 17 (12.14%) Microservices
18 16 (11.43%) Ansible
18 16 (11.43%) Bash Shell
18 16 (11.43%) High Availability
19 15 (10.71%) GitHub
19 15 (10.71%) Mobile App

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 (5.00%) SAS
2 5 (3.57%) Apache
2 5 (3.57%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.86%) CMS
3 4 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.14%) Jetty
4 3 (2.14%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.43%) Confluence
5 2 (1.43%) IIS
5 2 (1.43%) nginx
5 2 (1.43%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.71%) Drupal
6 1 (0.71%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.71%) Liferay
6 1 (0.71%) Marvel
6 1 (0.71%) Mongrel
6 1 (0.71%) ThingWorx
6 1 (0.71%) Tornado
Applications
1 13 (9.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.57%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.57%) SPSS
3 2 (1.43%) InVision
3 2 (1.43%) UXPin
4 1 (0.71%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.71%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 59 (42.14%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (32.86%) Google Cloud Platform
3 36 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (22.86%) Google Analytics
5 15 (10.71%) GitHub
6 13 (9.29%) Adobe Analytics
7 10 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (4.29%) Google Tag Manager
9 5 (3.57%) Amazon S3
9 5 (3.57%) SaaS
10 4 (2.86%) IaaS
11 3 (2.14%) AdWords
11 3 (2.14%) G Suite
11 3 (2.14%) PaaS
12 2 (1.43%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (1.43%) Google App Engine
12 2 (1.43%) Google Play
12 2 (1.43%) Office 365
12 2 (1.43%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.43%) SSL
2 2 (1.43%) HTTP
2 2 (1.43%) SMS
3 1 (0.71%) DNS
3 1 (0.71%) FCoE
3 1 (0.71%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.71%) Internet
3 1 (0.71%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.71%) LAN
3 1 (0.71%) Modbus
3 1 (0.71%) MQTT
3 1 (0.71%) Multicast
3 1 (0.71%) NAS
3 1 (0.71%) SAN
3 1 (0.71%) WAN
3 1 (0.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.57%) MongoDB
2 13 (9.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (7.14%) Hadoop
4 9 (6.43%) NoSQL
5 7 (5.00%) Big Data
5 7 (5.00%) BigQuery
5 7 (5.00%) Blockchain
5 7 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (4.29%) SQL Server
7 5 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (2.86%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (2.86%) CouchDB
9 3 (2.14%) MySQL
9 3 (2.14%) Redis
10 2 (1.43%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.43%) HBase
10 2 (1.43%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (1.43%) Power BI
11 1 (0.71%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 39 (27.86%) Jenkins
2 14 (10.00%) Maven
3 10 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.71%) TeamCity
5 6 (4.29%) CircleCI
5 6 (4.29%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (3.57%) Babel
6 5 (3.57%) webpack
7 4 (2.86%) Ant
7 4 (2.86%) JIRA
8 3 (2.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (2.14%) Gradle
8 3 (2.14%) Mocha
9 2 (1.43%) ERwin
9 2 (1.43%) GoogleTest
9 2 (1.43%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.43%) JUnit
9 2 (1.43%) Spock
9 2 (1.43%) Subversion
9 2 (1.43%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (12.86%) Finance
1 18 (12.86%) Marketing
2 14 (10.00%) Banking
3 6 (4.29%) Law
4 5 (3.57%) Advertising
4 5 (3.57%) Games
4 5 (3.57%) Retail
5 4 (2.86%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.14%) Publishing
7 2 (1.43%) French Language
7 2 (1.43%) German Language
7 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.43%) Thai Language
8 1 (0.71%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.71%) Front Office
8 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 42 (30.00%) Developer
2 28 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (19.29%) Analyst
4 13 (9.29%) Data Analyst
5 12 (8.57%) Web Analyst
6 9 (6.43%) Architect
7 8 (5.71%) Java Developer
7 8 (5.71%) Senior Developer
7 8 (5.71%) SQL Analyst
7 8 (5.71%) SQL Data Analyst
8 7 (5.00%) Data Insight Analyst
8 7 (5.00%) Excel Analyst
8 7 (5.00%) Insight Analyst
8 7 (5.00%) Insight Data Analyst
9 6 (4.29%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (4.29%) Digital Analyst
9 6 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.29%) Senior Web Analyst
9 6 (4.29%) Web Analytics Analyst
10 5 (3.57%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (21.43%) Node.js
2 21 (15.00%) Kafka
3 15 (10.71%) RESTful
4 11 (7.86%) React
5 10 (7.14%) OAuth
6 9 (6.43%) AngularJS
6 9 (6.43%) SAML
7 8 (5.71%) CSS
7 8 (5.71%) HTML
7 8 (5.71%) REST
7 8 (5.71%) Web Services
8 7 (5.00%) Middleware
9 6 (4.29%) .NET
9 6 (4.29%) Redux
10 5 (3.57%) IBM Integration Bus
10 5 (3.57%) jQuery
11 4 (2.86%) Hibernate
11 4 (2.86%) Jest
11 4 (2.86%) Spring
11 4 (2.86%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.71%) Mobile App
2 14 (10.00%) Device Driver
3 13 (9.29%) User Experience
4 8 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.29%) Fintech
5 6 (4.29%) Private Cloud
6 5 (3.57%) Algorithms
6 5 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.14%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.43%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.43%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.71%) Blog
9 1 (0.71%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.71%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.71%) Online Games
9 1 (0.71%) Smart Home
9 1 (0.71%) Social Gaming
9 1 (0.71%) Social Media
9 1 (0.71%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 29 (20.71%) Linux
2 17 (12.14%) Ubuntu
3 15 (10.71%) Android
3 15 (10.71%) CentOS
4 12 (8.57%) Windows
5 10 (7.14%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.14%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.43%) Unix
7 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.71%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.71%) Debian
8 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.71%) Solaris
8 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (29.29%) Analytics
2 40 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (23.57%) DevOps
4 18 (12.86%) Web Analytics
5 17 (12.14%) E-Commerce
5 17 (12.14%) Microservices
6 16 (11.43%) High Availability
7 14 (10.00%) Immutable Infrastructure
8 12 (8.57%) Software Engineering
9 11 (7.86%) Actionable Insight
9 11 (7.86%) Configuration Management
10 10 (7.14%) TDD
11 9 (6.43%) Data Analysis
11 9 (6.43%) Identity Access Management
11 9 (6.43%) Mobile Application Development
12 8 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (5.71%) Project Management
13 7 (5.00%) Scrum
13 7 (5.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 46 (32.86%) Python
2 30 (21.43%) Java
2 30 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 27 (19.29%) SQL
4 23 (16.43%) Go
5 16 (11.43%) Bash Shell
6 13 (9.29%) C#
7 7 (5.00%) Scala
8 5 (3.57%) R
8 5 (3.57%) Ruby
8 5 (3.57%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.14%) ES6
9 3 (2.14%) Java 8
9 3 (2.14%) PHP
9 3 (2.14%) VBA
10 2 (1.43%) C
10 2 (1.43%) C++
10 2 (1.43%) Groovy
10 2 (1.43%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.71%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (9.29%) Degree
2 6 (4.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.57%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.71%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.71%) MBA
4 1 (0.71%) MCSE
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.14%) GCP
2 8 (5.71%) QA
3 4 (2.86%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 38 (27.14%) Docker
2 3 (2.14%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.43%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.43%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.43%) Xen
4 1 (0.71%) KVM
4 1 (0.71%) NFS
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.71%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 16 (11.43%) Ansible
2 15 (10.71%) Grafana
2 15 (10.71%) Nagios
3 14 (10.00%) Icinga
3 14 (10.00%) Kubernetes
3 14 (10.00%) Prometheus
4 10 (7.14%) Terraform
5 7 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (5.00%) Puppet
5 7 (5.00%) Salt
6 2 (1.43%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (1.43%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (1.43%) Kibana
7 1 (0.71%) Consul
7 1 (0.71%) Graylog
7 1 (0.71%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.71%) Mesos
7 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.71%) Packer
7 1 (0.71%) rkt
Vendors
1 15 (10.71%) Adobe
1 15 (10.71%) Red Hat
2 9 (6.43%) Apigee
3 8 (5.71%) IBM
4 6 (4.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.29%) Splunk
4 6 (4.29%) Tableau
4 6 (4.29%) Tealium
5 5 (3.57%) Facebook
6 3 (2.14%) Alteryx
6 3 (2.14%) Apple
6 3 (2.14%) VMware
7 2 (1.43%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.43%) CA
7 2 (1.43%) Cisco
7 2 (1.43%) Meraki
7 2 (1.43%) New Relic
7 2 (1.43%) Twitter
8 1 (0.71%) EMC
8 1 (0.71%) NetApp