Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 122 99 57
Rank change year-on-year -23 -42 +45
Contract jobs citing Google 67 34 185
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.67% 1.61% 3.78%
As % of the Vendors category 4.98% 4.78% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 31 139
10th Percentile £410 £250 £399
25th Percentile £513 £334 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £475 £525
Median % change year-on-year +21.05% -9.52% +5.00%
75th Percentile £695 £538 £625
90th Percentile £740 £575 £678
Central London median daily rate £551 £450 £538
% change year-on-year +22.33% -16.28% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
10th Percentile - - £22.85
25th Percentile - - £27.13
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
75th Percentile - - £46.63
90th Percentile - - £51.95
Central London median hourly rate - - £36.00
% change year-on-year - - +60.00%

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 1,345 711 1,899
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.51% 33.63% 38.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,043 503 1,447
10th Percentile £350 £263 £240
25th Percentile £463 £408 £384
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £488
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £588
90th Percentile £725 £650 £663
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 33
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.75 £12.11
25th Percentile £13.88 £13.54 £16.50
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +6.95%
75th Percentile £40.75 £23.00 £23.50
90th Percentile £50.75 £23.85 £26.75
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +6.95%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 41 (61.19%) GCP
2 31 (46.27%) Finance
3 27 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (32.84%) CI/CD
5 20 (29.85%) DevOps
6 19 (28.36%) Azure
6 19 (28.36%) AWS
6 19 (28.36%) Python
7 18 (26.87%) Social Skills
8 17 (25.37%) Analytics
9 14 (20.90%) JIRA
9 14 (20.90%) Terraform
10 13 (19.40%) Infrastructure as Code
10 13 (19.40%) SQL
10 13 (19.40%) GitLab
11 11 (16.42%) Kubernetes
11 11 (16.42%) Google Analytics
11 11 (16.42%) Data Protection
12 10 (14.93%) Java
12 10 (14.93%) BigQuery
12 10 (14.93%) GitHub
12 10 (14.93%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (13.43%) Influencing Skills
13 9 (13.43%) GDPR
13 9 (13.43%) Visualisation
13 9 (13.43%) Hedge funds
13 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (13.43%) Docker
13 9 (13.43%) Legal
13 9 (13.43%) Financial Institution

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 (8.96%) Confluence
2 2 (2.99%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.99%) CMS
3 1 (1.49%) Apache
3 1 (1.49%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (1.49%) Drupal
3 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.49%) Magnolia
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) InVision
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.49%) Sketch
1 1 (1.49%) Zeplin
Cloud Services
1 41 (61.19%) GCP
2 19 (28.36%) AWS
2 19 (28.36%) Azure
3 11 (16.42%) Google Analytics
4 10 (14.93%) GitHub
5 7 (10.45%) Google Data Studio
6 5 (7.46%) Google Workspace
6 5 (7.46%) Serverless
7 4 (5.97%) Apigee
7 4 (5.97%) GitHub Actions
8 3 (4.48%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (2.99%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (2.99%) Cloud Functions
9 2 (2.99%) Cloud Run
9 2 (2.99%) Google Docs
9 2 (2.99%) IaaS
9 2 (2.99%) Microsoft 365
9 2 (2.99%) PaaS
9 2 (2.99%) SaaS
9 2 (2.99%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) DHCP
1 1 (1.49%) DNS
1 1 (1.49%) Firewall
1 1 (1.49%) Internet
1 1 (1.49%) IPv6
1 1 (1.49%) NGN
1 1 (1.49%) SD-WAN
1 1 (1.49%) VPN
1 1 (1.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) BigQuery
2 6 (8.96%) Big Data
2 6 (8.96%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.46%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (7.46%) Looker
3 5 (7.46%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.48%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.48%) Tableau
5 2 (2.99%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (2.99%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.99%) DB2
5 2 (2.99%) Delta Lake
6 1 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.49%) Bigtable
6 1 (1.49%) Metadata
6 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.49%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 14 (20.90%) JIRA
2 13 (19.40%) GitLab
3 8 (11.94%) Jenkins
4 5 (7.46%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.48%) CircleCI
6 2 (2.99%) Spinnaker
7 1 (1.49%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.49%) ER Studio
7 1 (1.49%) Gatling
7 1 (1.49%) Grunt
7 1 (1.49%) gulp
7 1 (1.49%) minitest
7 1 (1.49%) PostCSS
7 1 (1.49%) Postman
7 1 (1.49%) RSpec
7 1 (1.49%) Selenium
7 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.49%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.49%) webpack
General
1 31 (46.27%) Finance
2 18 (26.87%) Social Skills
3 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (13.43%) Financial Institution
3 9 (13.43%) Influencing Skills
3 9 (13.43%) Legal
4 6 (8.96%) Marketing
5 5 (7.46%) Presentation Skills
6 3 (4.48%) Banking
7 2 (2.99%) Games
7 2 (2.99%) Organisational Skills
7 2 (2.99%) Public Sector
8 1 (1.49%) Advertising
8 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.49%) Music Industry
8 1 (1.49%) Retail
8 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (31.34%) Architect
2 9 (13.43%) Developer
3 8 (11.94%) Analyst
4 7 (10.45%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (8.96%) Senior Architect
6 5 (7.46%) Digital Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Platform Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Data Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Digital Analytics Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Google Analytics Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Product Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Digital Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Digital Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.99%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) .NET
1 3 (4.48%) CSS
1 3 (4.48%) HTML
2 2 (2.99%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.99%) Kafka
2 2 (2.99%) Node.js
2 2 (2.99%) React
2 2 (2.99%) RESTful
3 1 (1.49%) Android SDK
3 1 (1.49%) Drush
3 1 (1.49%) GraphQL
3 1 (1.49%) iOS SDK
3 1 (1.49%) LESS
3 1 (1.49%) Play Framework
3 1 (1.49%) PySpark
3 1 (1.49%) REST
3 1 (1.49%) RxJava
3 1 (1.49%) Sass
3 1 (1.49%) SVG
3 1 (1.49%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Hedge funds
2 4 (5.97%) User Experience
3 3 (4.48%) Cloud Native
4 2 (2.99%) Market Risk
4 2 (2.99%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.49%) Legacy Applications
5 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.49%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.48%) Android
1 3 (4.48%) Linux
2 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.99%) Unix
2 2 (2.99%) Windows
3 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (32.84%) CI/CD
3 20 (29.85%) DevOps
4 17 (25.37%) Analytics
5 13 (19.40%) Infrastructure as Code
6 11 (16.42%) Data Protection
7 10 (14.93%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (13.43%) Scrum
8 9 (13.43%) Visualisation
9 8 (11.94%) SDLC
10 7 (10.45%) AOP
10 7 (10.45%) Data Visualisation
11 6 (8.96%) Computer Science
11 6 (8.96%) Data-Driven Decision Making
12 5 (7.46%) Data Analysis
12 5 (7.46%) Data Architecture
12 5 (7.46%) Data Governance
12 5 (7.46%) Decision-Making
12 5 (7.46%) Microservices
12 5 (7.46%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.36%) Python
2 13 (19.40%) SQL
3 10 (14.93%) Java
4 6 (8.96%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.46%) Bash
6 4 (5.97%) Go
6 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.97%) R
6 4 (5.97%) Ruby
7 3 (4.48%) C#
8 2 (2.99%) C
8 2 (2.99%) C++
8 2 (2.99%) Clojure
9 1 (1.49%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.49%) Perl
9 1 (1.49%) Scala
9 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.49%) ISEB
3 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.43%) GDPR
2 3 (4.48%) Accessibility
3 2 (2.99%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.49%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 9 (13.43%) Docker
2 4 (5.97%) KVM
3 2 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.49%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (20.90%) Terraform
2 11 (16.42%) Kubernetes
3 5 (7.46%) Ansible
4 4 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.99%) Packer
5 2 (2.99%) Puppet
6 1 (1.49%) Grafana
6 1 (1.49%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (1.49%) Kibana
6 1 (1.49%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle
3 3 (4.48%) Splunk
4 2 (2.99%) AppDynamics
4 2 (2.99%) Apple
5 1 (1.49%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.49%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.49%) Dell
5 1 (1.49%) DocuSign
5 1 (1.49%) EMC
5 1 (1.49%) Facebook
5 1 (1.49%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.49%) iManage
5 1 (1.49%) PagerDuty
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.49%) Refinitiv
5 1 (1.49%) SAP
5 1 (1.49%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.49%) VMware