Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 112 83 54
Rank change year-on-year -29 -29 +46
Contract jobs citing Google 71 38 245
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.84% 2.14% 4.10%
As % of the Vendors category 5.50% 5.86% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 33 195
10th Percentile £460 £301 £410
25th Percentile £513 £406 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £630 £575 £594
90th Percentile £738 £602 £673
Central London median daily rate £575 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £52.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £52.00

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 1,290 648 2,318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.43% 36.57% 38.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 946 472 1,806
10th Percentile £329 £300 £263
25th Percentile £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £725 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £530 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +6.00% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 7 50
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.75 £11.25
25th Percentile £12.16 £13.88 £12.76
Median hourly rate £14.25 £18.00 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -20.83% -12.20% +9.63%
75th Percentile £23.00 £21.00 £23.35
90th Percentile £25.98 £22.20 £45.00
Central London median hourly rate £14.25 £17.97 £20.83
% change year-on-year -20.68% -13.75% +11.39%

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 18 October 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

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 51 (71.83%) GCP
2 28 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (35.21%) Finance
3 25 (35.21%) DevOps
4 21 (29.58%) Azure
5 20 (28.17%) AWS
6 19 (26.76%) Java
7 18 (25.35%) Python
8 16 (22.54%) Analytics
9 15 (21.13%) Kubernetes
10 14 (19.72%) Infrastructure as Code
10 14 (19.72%) Social Skills
11 13 (18.31%) Microservices
11 13 (18.31%) Terraform
12 12 (16.90%) Docker
12 12 (16.90%) Big Data
12 12 (16.90%) Hedge funds
12 12 (16.90%) Legal
12 12 (16.90%) Financial Institution
12 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
12 12 (16.90%) Data Protection
12 12 (16.90%) GDPR
13 11 (15.49%) Git (software)
13 11 (15.49%) SQL
14 10 (14.08%) BigQuery
14 10 (14.08%) Apigee
15 9 (12.68%) Jenkins
15 9 (12.68%) Artificial Intelligence
15 9 (12.68%) Enterprise Architecture
16 8 (11.27%) AOP

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 (7.04%) Apache Spark
2 4 (5.63%) CMS
3 1 (1.41%) Confluence
3 1 (1.41%) Drupal
3 1 (1.41%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 51 (71.83%) GCP
2 21 (29.58%) Azure
3 20 (28.17%) AWS
4 10 (14.08%) Apigee
5 6 (8.45%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (7.04%) GitHub
7 4 (5.63%) IaaS
7 4 (5.63%) PaaS
8 3 (4.23%) GitHub Actions
8 3 (4.23%) Google Analytics
8 3 (4.23%) npm
9 2 (2.82%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (2.82%) Datadog
9 2 (2.82%) Google Data Studio
9 2 (2.82%) Google Docs
9 2 (2.82%) iPaaS
9 2 (2.82%) Slack
10 1 (1.41%) Stackdriver
10 1 (1.41%) Trello
10 1 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) DNS
1 1 (1.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) Big Data
2 10 (14.08%) BigQuery
3 5 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (7.04%) Looker
3 5 (7.04%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.04%) Tableau
4 4 (5.63%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.23%) Bigtable
5 3 (4.23%) Data Lake
5 3 (4.23%) MySQL
5 3 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.82%) DB2
6 2 (2.82%) Delta Lake
6 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.82%) Redis
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.41%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.41%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (15.49%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.68%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.45%) GitLab
4 5 (7.04%) Subversion
5 4 (5.63%) JIRA
6 3 (4.23%) CircleCI
6 3 (4.23%) Travis CI
7 2 (2.82%) Spinnaker
8 1 (1.41%) Android Studio
8 1 (1.41%) fastlane
8 1 (1.41%) Gatling
8 1 (1.41%) Gradle
8 1 (1.41%) JUnit
8 1 (1.41%) Maven
8 1 (1.41%) minitest
8 1 (1.41%) Postman
8 1 (1.41%) Selenium
8 1 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.41%) Vagrant
General
1 25 (35.21%) Finance
2 14 (19.72%) Social Skills
3 12 (16.90%) Financial Institution
3 12 (16.90%) Legal
4 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
6 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
6 3 (4.23%) Marketing
6 3 (4.23%) Public Sector
7 2 (2.82%) Banking
8 1 (1.41%) Advertising
8 1 (1.41%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (1.41%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (42.25%) Architect
2 14 (19.72%) Developer
3 9 (12.68%) Cloud Architect
4 8 (11.27%) Platform Architect
4 8 (11.27%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (7.04%) Azure Architect
5 5 (7.04%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Integration Architect
6 4 (5.63%) Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Data Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Platform Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Python Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Salesforce Architect
7 3 (4.23%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Designer
8 2 (2.82%) Java Developer - Fintech
8 2 (2.82%) Senior Architect
8 2 (2.82%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) RESTful
2 6 (8.45%) Node.js
2 6 (8.45%) Spring
2 6 (8.45%) Swagger
3 4 (5.63%) Web Services
4 3 (4.23%) Django
4 3 (4.23%) Kafka
4 3 (4.23%) Pandas
4 3 (4.23%) React
5 2 (2.82%) .NET
5 2 (2.82%) Android SDK
5 2 (2.82%) JSON
5 2 (2.82%) Micronaut
5 2 (2.82%) Ratpack
5 2 (2.82%) RxJava
5 2 (2.82%) Vue.js
6 1 (1.41%) Android Jetpack
6 1 (1.41%) Dagger
6 1 (1.41%) J2EE
6 1 (1.41%) Retrofit
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Hedge funds
2 7 (9.86%) Cloud Native
3 3 (4.23%) Private Cloud
3 3 (4.23%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.82%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.82%) Market Risk
4 2 (2.82%) User Experience
5 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.41%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.23%) Android
1 3 (4.23%) Unix
2 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (35.21%) DevOps
3 16 (22.54%) Analytics
4 14 (19.72%) Infrastructure as Code
5 13 (18.31%) Microservices
6 12 (16.90%) Data Protection
7 9 (12.68%) Artificial Intelligence
7 9 (12.68%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (11.27%) AOP
8 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (9.86%) Scrum
10 6 (8.45%) Migration
10 6 (8.45%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (8.45%) SOA
10 6 (8.45%) Visualisation
11 5 (7.04%) Collaborative Working
11 5 (7.04%) Data Visualisation
11 5 (7.04%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.76%) Java
2 18 (25.35%) Python
3 11 (15.49%) SQL
4 4 (5.63%) Scala
5 3 (4.23%) C#
5 3 (4.23%) Go
5 3 (4.23%) Ruby
6 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.82%) Java 8
6 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.41%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.41%) C
7 1 (1.41%) C++
7 1 (1.41%) Kotlin
7 1 (1.41%) Perl
7 1 (1.41%) R
7 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.41%) CCNA
3 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.90%) GDPR
2 2 (2.82%) Accessibility
3 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (16.90%) Docker
2 3 (4.23%) KVM
3 1 (1.41%) Varnish
3 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (21.13%) Kubernetes
2 13 (18.31%) Terraform
3 2 (2.82%) Ansible
3 2 (2.82%) Istio
3 2 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.41%) Grafana
4 1 (1.41%) Kibana
4 1 (1.41%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle
2 4 (5.63%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (4.23%) MuleSoft
3 3 (4.23%) Splunk
4 2 (2.82%) AppDynamics
4 2 (2.82%) Apple
4 2 (2.82%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.41%) CA
5 1 (1.41%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.41%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.41%) EMC
5 1 (1.41%) Facebook
5 1 (1.41%) NetApp
5 1 (1.41%) PagerDuty
5 1 (1.41%) SAP
5 1 (1.41%) VMware