Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 138 165
Rank change year-on-year -22 +27 +31
Contract jobs citing Google 93 112 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.30% 1.68% 1.10%
As % of the Vendors category 3.41% 3.94% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 87 82
City of London median daily rate £525 £413 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +11.86% +5.36%
10th Percentile £194 £266 £201
90th Percentile £684 £560 £550
Central London median daily rate £500 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +17.65% +13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
City of London median hourly rate £30.73 £31.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.46% +63.64% -1.28%
10th Percentile £26.53 £30.75 £16.25
90th Percentile £33.78 £32.25 £22.65
Central London median hourly rate £30.73 £31.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year -2.46% +63.64% -1.28%

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 2727 2846 3820
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.13% 42.78% 42.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2045 2130 2859
City of London median daily rate £488 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £252
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £426
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.57% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 46 73
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57% -2.04%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £11.19
90th Percentile £30.75 £55.00 £27.81
Central London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.73 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +7.00% -1.77%

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 21 November 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

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 21 November 2017. 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
Moorgate - 2 £575 -
Google
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 31 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (29.03%) Google Cloud Platform
3 26 (27.96%) Analytics
3 26 (27.96%) Finance
3 26 (27.96%) JavaScript
4 23 (24.73%) DevOps
5 21 (22.58%) Google Analytics
6 18 (19.35%) Marketing
6 18 (19.35%) SQL
7 16 (17.20%) Python
7 16 (17.20%) TDD
7 16 (17.20%) Banking
7 16 (17.20%) Docker
8 15 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (15.05%) Jenkins
9 14 (15.05%) Linux
9 14 (15.05%) HTML
9 14 (15.05%) Java
9 14 (15.05%) Android
10 13 (13.98%) Git (software)
11 12 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (12.90%) Mobile App
11 12 (12.90%) React
12 11 (11.83%) Apple iOS
13 10 (10.75%) AngularJS
13 10 (10.75%) Redux
13 10 (10.75%) Maven
13 10 (10.75%) CSS
13 10 (10.75%) E-Commerce

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 (6.45%) Apache Spark
2 5 (5.38%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.23%) SAS
4 2 (2.15%) Apache
4 2 (2.15%) CMS
4 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.08%) Confluence
5 1 (1.08%) Drupal
5 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.08%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.08%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 31 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (29.03%) Google Cloud Platform
3 21 (22.58%) Google Analytics
4 9 (9.68%) Google Play
5 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (7.53%) GitHub
6 7 (7.53%) IaaS
6 7 (7.53%) npm
7 6 (6.45%) Adobe Analytics
7 6 (6.45%) G Suite
7 6 (6.45%) Google Tag Manager
8 4 (4.30%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (4.30%) Google Compute Engine
8 4 (4.30%) Google Container Engine
8 4 (4.30%) Yarn
9 3 (3.23%) PaaS
10 2 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (2.15%) Amazon S3
10 2 (2.15%) Google App Engine
10 2 (2.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) HTTP
2 3 (3.23%) Firewall
2 3 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.15%) SAN
4 1 (1.08%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.08%) DHCP
4 1 (1.08%) DNS
4 1 (1.08%) FTP
4 1 (1.08%) Intranet
4 1 (1.08%) NAS
4 1 (1.08%) SSL
4 1 (1.08%) VLAN
4 1 (1.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.68%) MongoDB
1 9 (9.68%) NoSQL
2 8 (8.60%) Big Data
3 7 (7.53%) MySQL
4 6 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (5.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (5.38%) Hadoop
5 5 (5.38%) Neo4j
5 5 (5.38%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (5.38%) Redis
6 4 (4.30%) BigQuery
6 4 (4.30%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.23%) Apache Hive
7 3 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.08%) CouchDB
9 1 (1.08%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.08%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 14 (15.05%) Jenkins
2 13 (13.98%) Git (software)
3 10 (10.75%) Maven
4 6 (6.45%) gulp
5 5 (5.38%) Bower
5 5 (5.38%) Cucumber
5 5 (5.38%) Gradle
5 5 (5.38%) Grunt
5 5 (5.38%) Jasmine
5 5 (5.38%) SonarQube
5 5 (5.38%) webpack
6 4 (4.30%) Mocha
6 4 (4.30%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (3.23%) JIRA
8 2 (2.15%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (2.15%) Selenium
8 2 (2.15%) Subversion
8 2 (2.15%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.08%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.08%) PhantomJS
General
1 26 (27.96%) Finance
2 18 (19.35%) Marketing
3 16 (17.20%) Banking
4 8 (8.60%) Publishing
5 5 (5.38%) Investment Banking
6 4 (4.30%) Advertising
7 3 (3.23%) Financial Institution
8 2 (2.15%) Games
8 2 (2.15%) Legal
9 1 (1.08%) Front Office
9 1 (1.08%) German Language
9 1 (1.08%) Retail
9 1 (1.08%) Retail Banking
9 1 (1.08%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (29.03%) Developer
2 11 (11.83%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (9.68%) Analyst
4 8 (8.60%) Architect
4 8 (8.60%) Java Developer
5 7 (7.53%) Consultant
6 6 (6.45%) Analytics Consultant
7 5 (5.38%) Data Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Android Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.23%) AWS Architect
9 3 (3.23%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Big Data Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Cloud Architect
9 3 (3.23%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) Hadoop Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Implementation Consultant
9 3 (3.23%) Lead Architect
9 3 (3.23%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.05%) HTML
2 12 (12.90%) React
3 10 (10.75%) AngularJS
3 10 (10.75%) CSS
3 10 (10.75%) Redux
4 9 (9.68%) RESTful
5 8 (8.60%) Node.js
5 8 (8.60%) React Native
5 8 (8.60%) Spring
6 7 (7.53%) CSS3
6 7 (7.53%) gRPC
6 7 (7.53%) Spring Boot
6 7 (7.53%) Web Services
7 6 (6.45%) Android SDK
7 6 (6.45%) iOS SDK
7 6 (6.45%) Kafka
8 5 (5.38%) Elastic Stack
8 5 (5.38%) jQuery
8 5 (5.38%) ReactiveX
8 5 (5.38%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (12.90%) Mobile App
3 6 (6.45%) Fintech
3 6 (6.45%) User Experience
4 4 (4.30%) Social Media
5 3 (3.23%) Animation
5 3 (3.23%) Fixed Income
5 3 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.15%) Blog
6 2 (2.15%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.15%) New Media
7 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.08%) BYOD
7 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.08%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.08%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.05%) Android
1 14 (15.05%) Linux
2 11 (11.83%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.38%) CentOS
3 5 (5.38%) Unix
4 4 (4.30%) DC/OS
5 2 (2.15%) Windows
6 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (27.96%) Analytics
3 23 (24.73%) DevOps
4 16 (17.20%) TDD
5 12 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (10.75%) E-Commerce
6 10 (10.75%) Project Management
7 9 (9.68%) BDD
7 9 (9.68%) Microservices
7 9 (9.68%) Software Engineering
8 8 (8.60%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (8.60%) Scrum
9 7 (7.53%) Digital Analytics
9 7 (7.53%) Domain-Driven Design
10 6 (6.45%) Android Development
10 6 (6.45%) Performance Analysis
10 6 (6.45%) Progressive Web App
10 6 (6.45%) SEO
10 6 (6.45%) Web Analytics
10 6 (6.45%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (27.96%) JavaScript
2 18 (19.35%) SQL
3 16 (17.20%) Python
4 14 (15.05%) Java
5 6 (6.45%) ES6
6 5 (5.38%) GraphQL
6 5 (5.38%) Objective-C
6 5 (5.38%) R
6 5 (5.38%) Ruby
7 4 (4.30%) Perl
8 3 (3.23%) C
8 3 (3.23%) Go
8 3 (3.23%) Scala
8 3 (3.23%) VBA
9 2 (2.15%) C++
9 2 (2.15%) Clojure
10 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.08%) C#
10 1 (1.08%) PHP
10 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.23%) Degree
2 2 (2.15%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.08%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.08%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.08%) MBA
3 1 (1.08%) MCITP
3 1 (1.08%) MCSA
3 1 (1.08%) MCSE
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.08%) PhD
3 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.08%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) Data Quality
1 4 (4.30%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) GCP
3 1 (1.08%) MiFID
System Software
1 16 (17.20%) Docker
2 3 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (7.53%) Kubernetes
2 6 (6.45%) Terraform
3 5 (5.38%) Packer
4 4 (4.30%) Nagios
4 4 (4.30%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.30%) Prometheus
5 3 (3.23%) Ansible
5 3 (3.23%) Puppet
6 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.08%) Consul
6 1 (1.08%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (1.08%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.08%) SCCM
6 1 (1.08%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 8 (8.60%) Adobe
2 6 (6.45%) Apple
3 5 (5.38%) Facebook
3 5 (5.38%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.38%) Tableau
4 3 (3.23%) Twitter
5 2 (2.15%) Ensighten
5 2 (2.15%) F5
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco
6 1 (1.08%) Dell
6 1 (1.08%) Forcepoint
6 1 (1.08%) HP
6 1 (1.08%) IBM
6 1 (1.08%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.08%) SAP
6 1 (1.08%) Sophos
6 1 (1.08%) Sun
6 1 (1.08%) VMware