Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 84 77 57
Rank change year-on-year -7 -20 +42
Contract jobs citing Google 84 63 265
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.45% 2.67% 4.04%
As % of the Vendors category 7.07% 7.00% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 46 225
10th Percentile £425 £302 £425
25th Percentile £513 £420 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £596 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +13.57% - -4.55%
75th Percentile £628 £588 £600
90th Percentile £821 £663 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +9.52% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £33.92 -
Central London median hourly rate - £33.92 -

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 1,188 900 2,510
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.67% 38.14% 38.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 820 628 1,920
10th Percentile £363 £296 £285
25th Percentile £442 £411 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £488 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.26% -2.50% +2.56%
75th Percentile £626 £575 £588
90th Percentile £713 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 55
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.42 £11.25
25th Percentile £12.16 £12.46 £12.76
Median hourly rate £14.63 £20.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -26.88% - +3.23%
75th Percentile £24.11 £27.87 £22.84
90th Percentile £27.33 £46.13 £44.80
Central London median hourly rate £15.00 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -31.82% +10.00% +1.27%

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 29 July 2021.

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

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 29 July 2021. 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 - 1 - -
Google
Central London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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 57 (67.86%) GCP
2 34 (40.48%) Azure
3 27 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (30.95%) AWS
5 21 (25.00%) Python
6 20 (23.81%) Java
7 18 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 18 (21.43%) Finance
7 18 (21.43%) DevOps
8 17 (20.24%) Kubernetes
9 16 (19.05%) Apigee
9 16 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
10 15 (17.86%) RESTful
10 15 (17.86%) Analytics
11 14 (16.67%) Swagger
11 14 (16.67%) SOA
12 12 (14.29%) Node.js
12 12 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
12 12 (14.29%) Social Skills
13 11 (13.10%) SQL
13 11 (13.10%) Banking
13 11 (13.10%) MuleSoft
13 11 (13.10%) Docker
14 10 (11.90%) Microservices
14 10 (11.90%) Big Data
15 9 (10.71%) BigQuery
15 9 (10.71%) Public Cloud
15 9 (10.71%) Artificial Intelligence
15 9 (10.71%) Migration

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 5 (5.95%) Mule
2 3 (3.57%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.57%) CMS
3 2 (2.38%) Confluence
4 1 (1.19%) Alfresco
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.38%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 57 (67.86%) GCP
2 34 (40.48%) Azure
3 26 (30.95%) AWS
4 16 (19.05%) Apigee
5 7 (8.33%) IaaS
6 6 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (5.95%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (5.95%) PaaS
8 4 (4.76%) Serverless
9 3 (3.57%) IBM Cloud
9 3 (3.57%) npm
10 2 (2.38%) Cloud Functions
10 2 (2.38%) GitHub
10 2 (2.38%) iPaaS
10 2 (2.38%) Slack
11 1 (1.19%) Amazon Cognito
11 1 (1.19%) Amazon Macie
11 1 (1.19%) Google Data Studio
11 1 (1.19%) Power Platform
11 1 (1.19%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) DNS
1 2 (2.38%) Firewall
1 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.19%) BGP
2 1 (1.19%) DHCP
2 1 (1.19%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.19%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 1 (1.19%) HTTP
2 1 (1.19%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.19%) InfiniBand
2 1 (1.19%) Internet
2 1 (1.19%) Intranet
2 1 (1.19%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.19%) Multicast
2 1 (1.19%) Network Security
2 1 (1.19%) OSPF
2 1 (1.19%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.19%) WAN
2 1 (1.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.90%) Big Data
2 9 (10.71%) BigQuery
3 4 (4.76%) Looker
4 3 (3.57%) MySQL
4 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.57%) Tableau
5 2 (2.38%) Bigtable
5 2 (2.38%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.38%) Redis
6 1 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.19%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.19%) Metadata
6 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.19%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.76%) Subversion
4 3 (3.57%) Travis CI
5 2 (2.38%) CircleCI
5 2 (2.38%) GitLab
5 2 (2.38%) JIRA
5 2 (2.38%) Maven
5 2 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.19%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.19%) Calabash
6 1 (1.19%) fastlane
6 1 (1.19%) Gradle
6 1 (1.19%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.19%) JUnit
6 1 (1.19%) Mockito
6 1 (1.19%) Robot Framework
6 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (21.43%) Finance
2 12 (14.29%) Social Skills
3 11 (13.10%) Banking
4 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.76%) Financial Institution
5 4 (4.76%) Legal
5 4 (4.76%) Presentation Skills
5 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.57%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.57%) Public Sector
7 2 (2.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (42.86%) Architect
2 14 (16.67%) Developer
3 13 (15.48%) Cloud Architect
3 13 (15.48%) Integration Architect
4 12 (14.29%) Azure Architect
5 10 (11.90%) Salesforce Architect
6 9 (10.71%) Platform Architect
7 7 (8.33%) Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.95%) VMware Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.57%) Data Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.57%) Python Developer
10 3 (3.57%) Security Architect
10 3 (3.57%) Technical Manager
10 3 (3.57%) Technical Project Manager
11 2 (2.38%) Banking Project Manager
11 2 (2.38%) DevOps Engineer
11 2 (2.38%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.86%) RESTful
2 14 (16.67%) Swagger
3 12 (14.29%) Node.js
4 6 (7.14%) Spring
5 5 (5.95%) React
5 5 (5.95%) Web Services
6 3 (3.57%) Django
6 3 (3.57%) Express
6 3 (3.57%) JSON
6 3 (3.57%) Kafka
6 3 (3.57%) Pandas
6 3 (3.57%) REST
7 2 (2.38%) Apollo GraphQL
7 2 (2.38%) Enzyme
7 2 (2.38%) GraphQL
7 2 (2.38%) Jest
7 2 (2.38%) Micronaut
7 2 (2.38%) MobX
7 2 (2.38%) Redux
7 2 (2.38%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) Public Cloud
2 8 (9.52%) Cloud Native
3 4 (4.76%) Hedge funds
4 3 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (3.57%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.38%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.19%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.19%) iPad
6 1 (1.19%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.57%) Android
1 3 (3.57%) Unix
2 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.43%) DevOps
3 16 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
3 16 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (17.86%) Analytics
5 14 (16.67%) SOA
6 10 (11.90%) Microservices
7 9 (10.71%) Artificial Intelligence
7 9 (10.71%) Infrastructure as Code
7 9 (10.71%) Migration
8 6 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
8 6 (7.14%) Scrum
8 6 (7.14%) Visualisation
9 5 (5.95%) API Integration
9 5 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.95%) Software Engineering
10 4 (4.76%) Cloud Operations
10 4 (4.76%) Data Protection
10 4 (4.76%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.00%) Python
2 20 (23.81%) Java
3 11 (13.10%) SQL
4 5 (5.95%) Go
4 5 (5.95%) Ruby
5 3 (3.57%) Scala
5 3 (3.57%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.38%) C#
6 2 (2.38%) Java 8
6 2 (2.38%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.19%) Kotlin
7 1 (1.19%) Perl
7 1 (1.19%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.95%) CCNA
3 2 (2.38%) CISSP
4 1 (1.19%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.19%) CCIE
4 1 (1.19%) CISM
4 1 (1.19%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) GDPR
2 1 (1.19%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.19%) NIST
2 1 (1.19%) NIST 800
2 1 (1.19%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (13.10%) Docker
2 6 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.95%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.19%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 17 (20.24%) Kubernetes
2 7 (8.33%) Terraform
3 5 (5.95%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 3 (3.57%) Ansible
4 3 (3.57%) Istio
5 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
3 11 (13.10%) MuleSoft
4 6 (7.14%) VMware
5 5 (5.95%) EMC
5 5 (5.95%) NetApp
6 4 (4.76%) Apple
7 3 (3.57%) IBM
8 2 (2.38%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.19%) CA
9 1 (1.19%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (1.19%) Cisco
9 1 (1.19%) Cognizant
9 1 (1.19%) Nokia
9 1 (1.19%) Oracle
9 1 (1.19%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.19%) Veracode