Period
to 23 January 2020

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 2020 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 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 51 96 169
Rank change year-on-year +45 +73 +4
Contract jobs citing Google 185 184 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.74% 2.69% 1.21%
As % of the Vendors category 9.47% 7.08% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 149 70
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £511
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -2.20% +20.29%
10th Percentile £408 £361 £260
90th Percentile £675 £688 £677
Central London median daily rate £538 £525 £503
% change year-on-year +2.38% +4.48% +11.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
City of London median hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £27.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -16.94% -
10th Percentile £22.85 £21.25 £25.66
90th Percentile £51.95 £23.75 £28.52
Central London median hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £27.09
% change year-on-year +60.00% -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 1,954 2,598 2,727
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.50% 38.04% 38.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,473 1,914 2,084
City of London median daily rate £488 £475 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -1.55% +7.22%
10th Percentile £246 £225 £276
90th Percentile £650 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £475 £485 £475
% change year-on-year -2.06% +2.11% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 55 59
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +10.00% -10.53%
10th Percentile £12.15 £13.00 £11.16
90th Percentile £31.50 £27.25 £30.80
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year +6.95% -1.58% +1.47%

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 2020.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 January 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 2020. 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 - 6 £450 -
London Bridge +35 2 £500 -4.76%
Google
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2020, 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.

1 117 (63.24%) GCP
2 72 (38.92%) Python
3 61 (32.97%) AWS
4 52 (28.11%) Kubernetes
5 43 (23.24%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (19.46%) Java
7 35 (18.92%) DevOps
8 33 (17.84%) Terraform
9 32 (17.30%) JavaScript
10 30 (16.22%) SQL
10 30 (16.22%) Docker
11 28 (15.14%) Windows
11 28 (15.14%) Microsoft
12 26 (14.05%) Finance
12 26 (14.05%) Marketing
12 26 (14.05%) Jenkins
13 24 (12.97%) React
13 24 (12.97%) Web Services
14 23 (12.43%) Azure
15 21 (11.35%) Analytics
16 20 (10.81%) BigQuery
16 20 (10.81%) Linux
17 18 (9.73%) TDD
18 17 (9.19%) Migration
18 17 (9.19%) Microservices
18 17 (9.19%) Go
18 17 (9.19%) Machine Learning
19 16 (8.65%) Node.js
20 15 (8.11%) Facebook
20 15 (8.11%) Data Science

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 12 (6.49%) Apache Spark
2 10 (5.41%) Apache Airflow
3 7 (3.78%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.70%) Confluence
5 4 (2.16%) SAS
5 4 (2.16%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.62%) Apache
6 3 (1.62%) Jupyter
6 3 (1.62%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.62%) WordPress
7 2 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.08%) DNN
7 2 (1.08%) Luigi
7 2 (1.08%) nginx
7 2 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.08%) SAP Portal
8 1 (0.54%) JBoss
8 1 (0.54%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.54%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.54%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.16%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.54%) Magento
2 1 (0.54%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 117 (63.24%) GCP
2 61 (32.97%) AWS
3 23 (12.43%) Azure
4 12 (6.49%) Serverless
5 11 (5.95%) Google Analytics
6 9 (4.86%) SaaS
7 8 (4.32%) AWS Lambda
7 8 (4.32%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (4.32%) G Suite
8 7 (3.78%) Office 365
8 7 (3.78%) Tricentis Tosca
9 5 (2.70%) Apigee
9 5 (2.70%) GitHub
9 5 (2.70%) Google Compute Engine
9 5 (2.70%) IaaS
9 5 (2.70%) PaaS
10 4 (2.16%) Adobe Analytics
11 3 (1.62%) Google App Engine
11 3 (1.62%) Google Drive
11 3 (1.62%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.95%) Internet
2 5 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (1.08%) Firewall
3 2 (1.08%) VoIP
4 1 (0.54%) DHCP
4 1 (0.54%) DNS
4 1 (0.54%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.81%) BigQuery
2 13 (7.03%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (5.41%) SQL Server
5 9 (4.86%) Big Data
5 9 (4.86%) Hadoop
6 8 (4.32%) MySQL
7 5 (2.70%) Amazon Redshift
7 5 (2.70%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.62%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.62%) Data Lake
8 3 (1.62%) Flink
8 3 (1.62%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.62%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.62%) Power BI
9 2 (1.08%) Impala
9 2 (1.08%) Looker
9 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 26 (14.05%) Jenkins
2 11 (5.95%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.32%) Selenium
4 6 (3.24%) JIRA
5 5 (2.70%) Maven
5 5 (2.70%) webpack
6 4 (2.16%) Babel
7 2 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.08%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.08%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.08%) Subversion
8 1 (0.54%) CF BOSH
8 1 (0.54%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.54%) GitLab
8 1 (0.54%) Liquibase
8 1 (0.54%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (14.05%) Finance
1 26 (14.05%) Marketing
2 13 (7.03%) Banking
3 11 (5.95%) Advertising
4 6 (3.24%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.70%) Publishing
5 5 (2.70%) Retail
6 3 (1.62%) Electronics
6 3 (1.62%) Fire and Rescue
6 3 (1.62%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.62%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.08%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (0.54%) Billing
8 1 (0.54%) Law
8 1 (0.54%) Legal
8 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 63 (34.05%) Developer
2 20 (10.81%) Python Developer
3 19 (10.27%) Architect
4 13 (7.03%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (6.49%) Analyst
5 12 (6.49%) Cloud Architect
5 12 (6.49%) Cloud Engineer
6 9 (4.86%) AWS Developer
6 9 (4.86%) Data Engineer
6 9 (4.86%) JavaScript Developer
6 9 (4.86%) Python Engineer
6 9 (4.86%) React Developer
7 8 (4.32%) Consultant
8 6 (3.24%) Java Developer
8 6 (3.24%) Programme Manager
8 6 (3.24%) Senior DevOps
8 6 (3.24%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 6 (3.24%) Tester
9 5 (2.70%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (2.70%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.97%) React
1 24 (12.97%) Web Services
2 16 (8.65%) Node.js
3 14 (7.57%) Kafka
4 13 (7.03%) Redux
5 9 (4.86%) React Native
6 8 (4.32%) CSS
6 8 (4.32%) Spring
7 7 (3.78%) .NET
7 7 (3.78%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (3.78%) TensorFlow
8 6 (3.24%) AngularJS
8 6 (3.24%) Django
8 6 (3.24%) GraphQL
8 6 (3.24%) HTML
8 6 (3.24%) Pandas
8 6 (3.24%) REST
9 5 (2.70%) Flask
9 5 (2.70%) RESTful
9 5 (2.70%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.03%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (4.32%) Marketing Technology
2 8 (4.32%) Public Cloud
3 5 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.70%) Renewable Energy
4 3 (1.62%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.62%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.62%) Social Media
5 2 (1.08%) User Experience
5 2 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.54%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.54%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.54%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.54%) iSeries
6 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.54%) Replication
6 1 (0.54%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 28 (15.14%) Windows
2 20 (10.81%) Linux
3 9 (4.86%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.78%) Windows 10
5 5 (2.70%) Android
5 5 (2.70%) Unix
6 3 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.08%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.54%) CentOS
8 1 (0.54%) Debian
8 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.54%) VMS
8 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (23.24%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (18.92%) DevOps
3 21 (11.35%) Analytics
4 18 (9.73%) TDD
5 17 (9.19%) Machine Learning
5 17 (9.19%) Microservices
5 17 (9.19%) Migration
6 15 (8.11%) Data Science
7 14 (7.57%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (7.03%) Artificial Intelligence
9 11 (5.95%) BDD
9 11 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (5.95%) Scrum
9 11 (5.95%) Software Engineering
10 10 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (5.41%) Kanban
10 10 (5.41%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 9 (4.86%) Open Source
12 8 (4.32%) ETL
12 8 (4.32%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 72 (38.92%) Python
2 36 (19.46%) Java
3 32 (17.30%) JavaScript
4 30 (16.22%) SQL
5 17 (9.19%) Go
6 13 (7.03%) Ruby
6 13 (7.03%) Scala
7 12 (6.49%) C#
8 11 (5.95%) TypeScript
9 10 (5.41%) ES6
10 8 (4.32%) Bash Shell
11 7 (3.78%) PHP
12 6 (3.24%) Kotlin
13 5 (2.70%) Apple Swift
13 5 (2.70%) Elm
13 5 (2.70%) Groovy
14 4 (2.16%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
15 2 (1.08%) R
16 1 (0.54%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 10 (5.41%) Degree
2 8 (4.32%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.08%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.08%) PhD
4 2 (1.08%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.08%) PMP
5 1 (0.54%) APMP
5 1 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.54%) ISEB
5 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.62%) QA
2 2 (1.08%) GDPR
2 2 (1.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.54%) PMO
System Software
1 30 (16.22%) Docker
2 8 (4.32%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.62%) HDFS
4 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.54%) XenApp
4 1 (0.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 52 (28.11%) Kubernetes
2 33 (17.84%) Terraform
3 14 (7.57%) Ansible
4 6 (3.24%) Istio
5 4 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.16%) Puppet
6 3 (1.62%) logstash
6 3 (1.62%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.08%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (1.08%) Packer
8 1 (0.54%) Consul
8 1 (0.54%) Grafana
8 1 (0.54%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.54%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.54%) Matomo
8 1 (0.54%) Mesos
8 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.54%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.54%) SCCM
8 1 (0.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (15.14%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.11%) Facebook
3 9 (4.86%) Twitter
4 8 (4.32%) Adobe
5 6 (3.24%) Oracle
5 6 (3.24%) Tableau
6 5 (2.70%) SAP
6 5 (2.70%) Tealium
7 4 (2.16%) IBM
7 4 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.62%) Criteo
8 3 (1.62%) Splunk
9 2 (1.08%) Apple
9 2 (1.08%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.08%) VMware
10 1 (0.54%) Citrix
10 1 (0.54%) EMC
10 1 (0.54%) NetApp
10 1 (0.54%) Teradata
10 1 (0.54%) TOWER Software