Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 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
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 56 116 149
Rank change year-on-year +60 +33 +6
Contract jobs citing Google 261 156 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.07% 2.26% 1.40%
As % of the Vendors category 10.61% 5.92% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 119 65
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -
10th Percentile £425 £323 £216
90th Percentile £686 £675 £610
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £413
% change year-on-year - +27.27% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
City of London median hourly rate £22.50 - £25.32
10th Percentile £21.25 - £15.27
90th Percentile £23.75 - £35.54
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 - £25.32

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 2,460 2,636 2,448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.37% 38.25% 39.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,843 1,960 1,803
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £281
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £485 £463
% change year-on-year +3.09% +4.86% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 63 36
City of London median hourly rate £20.82 £20.00 £15.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.11% +25.08% -19.04%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.85 £12.51
90th Percentile £49.59 £33.20 £27.65
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £15.99
% change year-on-year +2.50% +25.08% -20.05%

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 17 June 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 17 June 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 - 57 £525 -
Moorgate -1 10 £575 +27.78%
Google
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 June 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.

1 171 (65.52%) Google Cloud Platform
2 157 (60.15%) Amazon AWS
3 129 (49.43%) Python
4 104 (39.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 89 (34.10%) Finance
6 88 (33.72%) Data Science
7 82 (31.42%) Big Data
8 79 (30.27%) Apache Spark
9 64 (24.52%) PySpark
9 64 (24.52%) Analytics
10 62 (23.75%) Apache
11 60 (22.99%) Apache Airflow
12 59 (22.61%) Mentoring
13 58 (22.22%) Data Engineering
14 51 (19.54%) Data Cleansing
14 51 (19.54%) Coaching
15 50 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
16 47 (18.01%) JavaScript
16 47 (18.01%) Docker
17 46 (17.62%) Java
18 45 (17.24%) Google Analytics
19 44 (16.86%) SQL
20 38 (14.56%) DevOps
21 32 (12.26%) Kubernetes
22 31 (11.88%) Git (software)
23 27 (10.34%) Scala
23 27 (10.34%) Hadoop
23 27 (10.34%) Machine Learning
23 27 (10.34%) Linux
24 23 (8.81%) TDD

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 79 (30.27%) Apache Spark
2 62 (23.75%) Apache
3 60 (22.99%) Apache Airflow
4 12 (4.60%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (3.83%) Confluence
6 7 (2.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (2.68%) IBM Domino
7 4 (1.53%) CMS
8 3 (1.15%) nginx
8 3 (1.15%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.77%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.77%) IIS
9 2 (0.77%) Jetty
9 2 (0.77%) Jupyter
9 2 (0.77%) Mongrel
9 2 (0.77%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.77%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.77%) WordPress
10 1 (0.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (1.15%) Sketch
2 1 (0.38%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (0.38%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.38%) InVision
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.38%) Revit
2 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.38%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Eikon
2 1 (0.38%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.38%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 171 (65.52%) Google Cloud Platform
2 157 (60.15%) Amazon AWS
3 104 (39.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 45 (17.24%) Google Analytics
5 15 (5.75%) GitHub
6 11 (4.21%) Office 365
7 10 (3.83%) Amazon SageMaker
8 9 (3.45%) Apigee
9 7 (2.68%) Adobe Analytics
9 7 (2.68%) Serverless
10 6 (2.30%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (1.53%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (1.53%) Firebase
12 4 (1.53%) G Suite
12 4 (1.53%) Google Tag Manager
13 3 (1.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 3 (1.15%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (1.15%) Fastly
13 3 (1.15%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.60%) Internet
2 10 (3.83%) DNS
3 9 (3.45%) Firewall
4 7 (2.68%) SMTP
5 6 (2.30%) DHCP
6 5 (1.92%) Network Security
6 5 (1.92%) Wireless
7 4 (1.53%) Cisco ISE
7 4 (1.53%) Extranet
7 4 (1.53%) SSL
8 3 (1.15%) HTTP
8 3 (1.15%) LAN
8 3 (1.15%) VPN
8 3 (1.15%) WAN
8 3 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.77%) FTP
9 2 (0.77%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.77%) NGN
9 2 (0.77%) Skype
9 2 (0.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (31.42%) Big Data
2 27 (10.34%) Hadoop
3 21 (8.05%) Apache Hive
4 20 (7.66%) BigQuery
5 11 (4.21%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.45%) HBase
7 8 (3.07%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (2.30%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.92%) Impala
9 5 (1.92%) MySQL
9 5 (1.92%) Redis
10 4 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.53%) Neo4j
10 4 (1.53%) SQL Server
11 3 (1.15%) Amazon Athena
11 3 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (11.88%) Git (software)
2 20 (7.66%) Jenkins
3 17 (6.51%) JIRA
4 10 (3.83%) webpack
5 9 (3.45%) gulp
6 8 (3.07%) CircleCI
6 8 (3.07%) Grunt
7 6 (2.30%) TeamCity
7 6 (2.30%) Travis CI
8 5 (1.92%) JUnit
8 5 (1.92%) PostCSS
9 4 (1.53%) git-flow
9 4 (1.53%) GitLab
9 4 (1.53%) Mockito
10 3 (1.15%) Ant
10 3 (1.15%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.15%) Maven
10 3 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.77%) Subversion
General
1 89 (34.10%) Finance
2 14 (5.36%) Banking
2 14 (5.36%) Retail
3 13 (4.98%) Marketing
4 5 (1.92%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.53%) Publishing
6 3 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.77%) Games
8 1 (0.38%) Advertising
8 1 (0.38%) Automotive
8 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.38%) Law
8 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (29.89%) Data Engineer
2 77 (29.50%) Python Engineer
3 57 (21.84%) Developer
4 54 (20.69%) Big Data Engineer
5 22 (8.43%) Python Developer
6 21 (8.05%) Cloud Engineer
7 19 (7.28%) Analyst
8 17 (6.51%) DevOps Engineer
9 16 (6.13%) Java Developer
10 15 (5.75%) Architect
11 12 (4.60%) Administrator
12 11 (4.21%) Agile Developer
12 11 (4.21%) Senior Developer
13 9 (3.45%) Implementation Analyst
14 8 (3.07%) Cloud Developer
14 8 (3.07%) Google Analytics Analyst
14 8 (3.07%) JavaScript Developer
14 8 (3.07%) Kubernetes Engineer
15 7 (2.68%) Senior Cloud Engineer
15 7 (2.68%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (24.52%) PySpark
2 19 (7.28%) Kafka
2 19 (7.28%) REST
3 18 (6.90%) React
4 15 (5.75%) Node.js
4 15 (5.75%) RESTful
5 13 (4.98%) CSS
6 12 (4.60%) HTML
6 12 (4.60%) Play Framework
7 11 (4.21%) GraphQL
7 11 (4.21%) RabbitMQ
7 11 (4.21%) Sass
8 10 (3.83%) MLlib
8 10 (3.83%) scikit-learn
8 10 (3.83%) Spring
9 9 (3.45%) AngularJS
9 9 (3.45%) jQuery
10 8 (3.07%) Vue.js
11 7 (2.68%) Flask
11 7 (2.68%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.36%) Algorithms
2 12 (4.60%) Data Structures
2 12 (4.60%) User Experience
3 10 (3.83%) Public Cloud
4 7 (2.68%) Blackberry
4 7 (2.68%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (1.92%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.92%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.53%) Social Media
8 3 (1.15%) iPad
8 3 (1.15%) PKI
8 3 (1.15%) Tandem
8 3 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.77%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (0.77%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.77%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (10.34%) Linux
2 12 (4.60%) Unix
3 10 (3.83%) Windows
4 6 (2.30%) Android
5 5 (1.92%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.15%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.15%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.77%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.77%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.38%) CentOS
8 1 (0.38%) Debian
8 1 (0.38%) Fedora
8 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.38%) Solaris
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (33.72%) Data Science
2 64 (24.52%) Analytics
3 59 (22.61%) Mentoring
4 58 (22.22%) Data Engineering
5 51 (19.54%) Coaching
5 51 (19.54%) Data Cleansing
6 50 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (14.56%) DevOps
8 27 (10.34%) Machine Learning
9 23 (8.81%) TDD
10 21 (8.05%) Scrum
11 18 (6.90%) Configuration Management
12 17 (6.51%) Artificial Intelligence
12 17 (6.51%) BDD
12 17 (6.51%) Data Modelling
13 14 (5.36%) Migration
13 14 (5.36%) Software Engineering
14 13 (4.98%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (4.98%) E-Commerce
14 13 (4.98%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 129 (49.43%) Python
2 47 (18.01%) JavaScript
3 46 (17.62%) Java
4 44 (16.86%) SQL
5 27 (10.34%) Scala
6 8 (3.07%) Go
7 6 (2.30%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.92%) C#
9 4 (1.53%) Groovy
9 4 (1.53%) Java 8
9 4 (1.53%) Kotlin
9 4 (1.53%) R
9 4 (1.53%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.15%) Apple Swift
10 3 (1.15%) Clojure
10 3 (1.15%) PHP
10 3 (1.15%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.15%) Ruby
11 2 (0.77%) C++
11 2 (0.77%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (3.07%) Degree
2 4 (1.53%) CCIE
2 4 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.77%) CISSP
3 2 (0.77%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.77%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.38%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.77%) GDPR
1 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27005
1 2 (0.77%) SLA
2 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.38%) PSD2
2 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 47 (18.01%) Docker
2 7 (2.68%) HDFS
3 5 (1.92%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.77%) Xen
5 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.38%) etcd
5 1 (0.38%) KVM
5 1 (0.38%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 32 (12.26%) Kubernetes
2 11 (4.21%) Ansible
2 11 (4.21%) Istio
2 11 (4.21%) Terraform
3 8 (3.07%) Hadoop YARN
4 7 (2.68%) Puppet
5 6 (2.30%) Grafana
5 6 (2.30%) Marathon
5 6 (2.30%) Mesos
6 5 (1.92%) Kibana
6 5 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.15%) Graphite
7 3 (1.15%) Kubeflow
8 2 (0.77%) Consul
9 1 (0.38%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.38%) Fluentd
9 1 (0.38%) PingFederate
9 1 (0.38%) Rancher
9 1 (0.38%) rkt
Vendors
1 17 (6.51%) Adobe
1 17 (6.51%) Microsoft
2 7 (2.68%) Lotus
3 6 (2.30%) Cisco
4 5 (1.92%) Tableau
5 4 (1.53%) CheckPoint
5 4 (1.53%) Oracle
5 4 (1.53%) Palo Alto
6 3 (1.15%) Splunk
6 3 (1.15%) VMware
7 2 (0.77%) Databricks
7 2 (0.77%) Datameer
7 2 (0.77%) DoubleClick
7 2 (0.77%) IBM
7 2 (0.77%) Kony
7 2 (0.77%) Perforce
7 2 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.38%) Citrix
8 1 (0.38%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.38%) Tealium