Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 76 58 88
Rank change year-on-year -18 +30 +50
Contract jobs citing Google 37 251 195
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.09% 4.02% 2.79%
As % of the Vendors category 5.54% 10.31% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 195 159
Median daily rate £488 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +2.44% -0.97%
10th Percentile £288 £413 £323
90th Percentile £599 £645 £675
Central London median daily rate £488 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -7.14% - +6.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £52.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £43.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +24.29% +40.00%

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 668 2,435 2,629
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.66% 38.99% 37.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 1,860 1,948
Median daily rate £500 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £254
90th Percentile £650 £650 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 58 72
Median hourly rate £22.25 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.95% +10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £12.98 £11.25 £13.24
90th Percentile £75.65 £54.28 £25.50
Median hourly rate £22.25 £21.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +5.95% +9.09% +6.94%

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 25 September 2020.

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 25 September 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 26 (70.27%) GCP
2 15 (40.54%) Python
3 11 (29.73%) SQL
3 11 (29.73%) Java
3 11 (29.73%) AWS
3 11 (29.73%) Ansible
4 10 (27.03%) Banking
5 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
6 8 (21.62%) CSS
6 8 (21.62%) HTML
6 8 (21.62%) Finance
6 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (21.62%) Apache Spark
6 8 (21.62%) Big Data
7 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
7 7 (18.92%) Microservices
7 7 (18.92%) Terraform
7 7 (18.92%) Scala
8 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
8 6 (16.22%) Azure
8 6 (16.22%) HTML5
8 6 (16.22%) PySpark
8 6 (16.22%) Kubernetes
9 5 (13.51%) GitLab
9 5 (13.51%) DevOps
9 5 (13.51%) Tornado
9 5 (13.51%) Flask
9 5 (13.51%) Hortonworks
9 5 (13.51%) Cloudera

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 8 (21.62%) Apache Spark
2 5 (13.51%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (13.51%) Tornado
3 3 (8.11%) Confluence
4 1 (2.70%) Alfresco
4 1 (2.70%) Apache
4 1 (2.70%) CMS
4 1 (2.70%) Documentum
4 1 (2.70%) Drupal
4 1 (2.70%) Jupyter
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (70.27%) GCP
2 11 (29.73%) AWS
3 6 (16.22%) Azure
4 5 (13.51%) Serverless
5 4 (10.81%) G Suite
6 3 (8.11%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (8.11%) Google Analytics
7 2 (5.41%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (5.41%) Google Docs
8 1 (2.70%) AdWords
8 1 (2.70%) Amazon Cognito
8 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
8 1 (2.70%) Apigee
8 1 (2.70%) Asana
8 1 (2.70%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (2.70%) GitHub
8 1 (2.70%) IaaS
8 1 (2.70%) PaaS
8 1 (2.70%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) Big Data
2 5 (13.51%) Apache Hive
3 4 (10.81%) BigQuery
4 3 (8.11%) Hadoop
4 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
4 3 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.70%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (2.70%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.70%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.70%) Data Lake
5 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
2 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
3 5 (13.51%) GitLab
3 5 (13.51%) Hudson
3 5 (13.51%) JIRA
3 5 (13.51%) ProC
4 1 (2.70%) Codeship
4 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.70%) Gatling
4 1 (2.70%) Gerrit
4 1 (2.70%) JUnit
4 1 (2.70%) Maven
4 1 (2.70%) Mockito
General
1 10 (27.03%) Banking
2 8 (21.62%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.70%) Games
4 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Law
4 1 (2.70%) Polish Language
4 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Developer
2 5 (13.51%) Data Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Architect
3 4 (10.81%) Junior
4 3 (8.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Python Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Big Data Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Help Desk Technician
5 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Junior Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Junior Web Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Security Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.70%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (2.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) CyberArk Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Google Analytics Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) CSS
1 8 (21.62%) HTML
2 6 (16.22%) HTML5
2 6 (16.22%) PySpark
3 5 (13.51%) Anaconda
3 5 (13.51%) CSS3
3 5 (13.51%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (13.51%) Flask
3 5 (13.51%) Twisted
4 4 (10.81%) Node.js
5 3 (8.11%) React
6 2 (5.41%) .NET
6 2 (5.41%) Google Maps API
6 2 (5.41%) RESTful
7 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.70%) Django
7 1 (2.70%) LDAP
7 1 (2.70%) Middleware
7 1 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Credit Risk
1 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
1 3 (8.11%) User Experience
2 2 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) Android
3 3 (8.11%) Apple iOS
3 3 (8.11%) Windows
4 2 (5.41%) Mac OS
4 2 (5.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.92%) Microservices
4 5 (13.51%) Analytics
4 5 (13.51%) Continuous Deployment
4 5 (13.51%) Data Modelling
4 5 (13.51%) DevOps
5 4 (10.81%) Open Source
5 4 (10.81%) Scrum
6 3 (8.11%) Economics
6 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
6 3 (8.11%) Visualisation
7 2 (5.41%) B2B
7 2 (5.41%) Content Management
7 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.41%) High Availability
7 2 (5.41%) Machine Learning
7 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.41%) TDD
7 2 (5.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) Python
2 11 (29.73%) Java
2 11 (29.73%) SQL
3 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
4 7 (18.92%) Scala
5 4 (10.81%) C#
5 4 (10.81%) Go
6 3 (8.11%) Ruby
7 2 (5.41%) PHP
7 2 (5.41%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.70%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.70%) C
8 1 (2.70%) C++
8 1 (2.70%) ES6
8 1 (2.70%) ES7
8 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
1 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Docker
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) HDFS
2 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) Ansible
2 7 (18.92%) Terraform
3 6 (16.22%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.70%) Istio
4 1 (2.70%) logstash
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.70%) Puppet
4 1 (2.70%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Cloudera
1 5 (13.51%) Hortonworks
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) Facebook
3 2 (5.41%) Mapbox
4 1 (2.70%) Apple
4 1 (2.70%) CenturyLink
4 1 (2.70%) CyberArk
4 1 (2.70%) Databricks
4 1 (2.70%) MobileIron
4 1 (2.70%) Qualtrics
4 1 (2.70%) Twitter