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 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 121 162
Rank change year-on-year +20 +41  
Contract jobs citing Google 65 48 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.97% 1.41% 0.86%
As % of the Vendors category 5.23% 3.49% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 37 26
Median daily rate £493 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.12% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £218 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £750 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £310
% change year-on-year -6.25% +29.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £15.64 £31.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.34% +80.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +35.71% +34.61%  

Google is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1243 1375 2460
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.71% 40.39% 42.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 1054 1839
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 66
Median hourly rate £21.40 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.63% +5.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.92 £36.33 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Google as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Google also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Google.

1 37 (39.36%) Analytics
2 26 (27.66%) JavaScript
2 26 (27.66%) Google Analytics
3 25 (26.60%) Google Cloud Platform
4 23 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (22.34%) Amazon AWS
6 19 (20.21%) HTML
6 19 (20.21%) Linux
7 18 (19.15%) Python
8 17 (18.09%) CSS
8 17 (18.09%) Node.js
9 16 (17.02%) Marketing
10 14 (14.89%) TDD
10 14 (14.89%) SQL
10 14 (14.89%) Big Data
10 14 (14.89%) Redux
11 13 (13.83%) CSS3
11 13 (13.83%) React
11 13 (13.83%) Java
11 13 (13.83%) E-Commerce
11 13 (13.83%) Android
12 11 (11.70%) Unix
12 11 (11.70%) Windows
12 11 (11.70%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (11.70%) Tableau
13 10 (10.64%) AngularJS
13 10 (10.64%) BigQuery
13 10 (10.64%) User Experience
13 10 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (9.57%) Data Visualisation

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 (6.38%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.26%) CMS
3 3 (3.19%) WordPress
4 1 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.06%) Confluence
4 1 (1.06%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.06%) SAS
4 1 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.06%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Eloqua
1 1 (1.06%) Magento
1 1 (1.06%) Sentinel
1 1 (1.06%) SessionCam
1 1 (1.06%) Social Studio
1 1 (1.06%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 26 (27.66%) Google Analytics
2 25 (26.60%) Google Cloud Platform
3 21 (22.34%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (8.51%) G Suite
6 7 (7.45%) GitHub
7 5 (5.32%) Adobe Analytics
7 5 (5.32%) Google Play
7 5 (5.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (3.19%) AdWords
8 3 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (3.19%) Google App Engine
8 3 (3.19%) Google Tag Manager
9 2 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (2.13%) Google Compute Engine
9 2 (2.13%) IaaS
9 2 (2.13%) MailChimp
10 1 (1.06%) Amazon S3
10 1 (1.06%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (1.06%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.38%) HTTP
2 2 (2.13%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.13%) Firewall
3 1 (1.06%) Internet
3 1 (1.06%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.06%) NAS
3 1 (1.06%) SAN
3 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.06%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.89%) Big Data
2 10 (10.64%) BigQuery
3 7 (7.45%) Looker
4 5 (5.32%) Hadoop
5 4 (4.26%) Apache Hive
5 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.19%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.13%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (2.13%) Mixpanel
7 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.06%) MySQL
8 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.06%) Power BI
8 1 (1.06%) QlikView
8 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Git (software)
1 9 (9.57%) Jasmine
2 8 (8.51%) webpack
3 7 (7.45%) gulp
3 7 (7.45%) Talend Open Studio
4 6 (6.38%) Bower
4 6 (6.38%) Cucumber
4 6 (6.38%) Grunt
4 6 (6.38%) Mocha
4 6 (6.38%) Selenium
5 5 (5.32%) JIRA
6 4 (4.26%) Android Studio
7 3 (3.19%) Capybara
7 3 (3.19%) JUnit
8 2 (2.13%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.06%) GitLab
9 1 (1.06%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.06%) Subversion
9 1 (1.06%) Xcode
General
1 16 (17.02%) Marketing
2 8 (8.51%) Finance
3 6 (6.38%) Banking
4 4 (4.26%) Advertising
5 3 (3.19%) Publishing
6 2 (2.13%) Digital Economy
6 2 (2.13%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.13%) Legal
7 1 (1.06%) Back Office
7 1 (1.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (26.60%) Developer
2 12 (12.77%) Analyst
3 9 (9.57%) Architect
4 8 (8.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (7.45%) Android Developer
5 7 (7.45%) Consultant
5 7 (7.45%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Big Data Architect
6 6 (6.38%) Data Architect
7 5 (5.32%) Analytics Consultant
7 5 (5.32%) Data Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Big Data Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (4.26%) Data Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Data Scientist
8 4 (4.26%) Desktop Support
8 4 (4.26%) Hadoop Engineer
9 3 (3.19%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.21%) HTML
2 17 (18.09%) CSS
2 17 (18.09%) Node.js
3 14 (14.89%) Redux
4 13 (13.83%) CSS3
4 13 (13.83%) React
5 10 (10.64%) AngularJS
6 6 (6.38%) React Native
6 6 (6.38%) REST
7 5 (5.32%) D3.js
7 5 (5.32%) JSON
8 4 (4.26%) Android SDK
8 4 (4.26%) HTML5
8 4 (4.26%) Sass
9 3 (3.19%) .NET
9 3 (3.19%) Dojo
9 3 (3.19%) Ember.js
9 3 (3.19%) jQuery
9 3 (3.19%) SOAP
9 3 (3.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.64%) User Experience
2 6 (6.38%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.32%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.19%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.19%) Digital Media
4 3 (3.19%) Fintech
4 3 (3.19%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.19%) Social Media
5 2 (2.13%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.13%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.13%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.06%) iPhone
6 1 (1.06%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.21%) Linux
2 13 (13.83%) Android
3 11 (11.70%) Unix
3 11 (11.70%) Windows
4 7 (7.45%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.13%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.06%) CentOS
6 1 (1.06%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (39.36%) Analytics
2 23 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (14.89%) TDD
4 13 (13.83%) E-Commerce
5 11 (11.70%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (9.57%) Data Visualisation
6 9 (9.57%) Front End Development
6 9 (9.57%) Visualisation
7 8 (8.51%) Performance Analysis
8 7 (7.45%) Android Development
8 7 (7.45%) Data Analytics
8 7 (7.45%) DevOps
8 7 (7.45%) Isomorphic Development
8 7 (7.45%) Isomorphic JavaScript
8 7 (7.45%) Test Automation
9 6 (6.38%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (6.38%) Scrum
9 6 (6.38%) Web Analytics
9 6 (6.38%) Web Design
10 5 (5.32%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 26 (27.66%) JavaScript
2 18 (19.15%) Python
3 14 (14.89%) SQL
4 13 (13.83%) Java
5 6 (6.38%) R
6 4 (4.26%) ES6
6 4 (4.26%) Ruby
7 3 (3.19%) C#
7 3 (3.19%) C++
8 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.13%) C
8 2 (2.13%) Go
8 2 (2.13%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.13%) Perl
8 2 (2.13%) PHP
9 1 (1.06%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.06%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.06%) Scala
9 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.26%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.13%) Degree
2 2 (2.13%) PhD
3 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.06%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.06%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) QA
2 2 (2.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.06%) MiFID
3 1 (1.06%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (6.38%) Docker
2 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.13%) LXC
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.19%) Terraform
3 2 (2.13%) Ansible
3 2 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.13%) Puppet
3 2 (2.13%) SCCM
3 2 (2.13%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.06%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (1.06%) Nagios
4 1 (1.06%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 11 (11.70%) Tableau
2 9 (9.57%) Adobe
3 8 (8.51%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.45%) SnapLogic
4 7 (7.45%) Talend
5 6 (6.38%) Apple
6 4 (4.26%) Facebook
6 4 (4.26%) Twitter
7 3 (3.19%) SAP
7 3 (3.19%) Telerik
7 3 (3.19%) Xamarin
8 2 (2.13%) DoubleClick
8 2 (2.13%) IBM
8 2 (2.13%) Omniture
8 2 (2.13%) Optimizely
8 2 (2.13%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.13%) SevOne
8 2 (2.13%) Splunk
9 1 (1.06%) Monetate
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