Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 132 146
Rank change year-on-year +35 +14 +64
Contract jobs citing Google 183 100 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.58% 1.55% 1.49%
As % of the Vendors category 6.71% 4.00% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 75 83
City of London median daily rate £525 £493 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.60% +12.57% +34.62%
10th Percentile £314 £207 £232
90th Percentile £675 £620 £601
Central London median daily rate £525 £414 £438
% change year-on-year +26.89% -5.43% +28.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
City of London median hourly rate - £34.36 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.08% +80.00%
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £34.36 £31.50
% change year-on-year +1.86% +9.08% +80.00%

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 2,728 2,501 2,815
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.41% 38.81% 41.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,023 1,824 2,164
City of London median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £275 £268 £288
90th Percentile £674 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 42 35
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £16.96 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.52% -10.75% +6.35%
10th Percentile £12.27 £12.52 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.40 £33.92 £33.90
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £16.92 £19.00
% change year-on-year +18.20% -10.95% +7.45%

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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 2018. 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 -6 1 £450 -
London Bridge - 1 £160 -
Google
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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 78 (42.62%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (38.80%) Python
3 69 (37.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 56 (30.60%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (30.05%) Jenkins
6 54 (29.51%) Docker
7 53 (28.96%) Analytics
8 48 (26.23%) Java
9 47 (25.68%) DevOps
10 44 (24.04%) Microsoft Azure
11 42 (22.95%) Linux
12 41 (22.40%) SQL
13 39 (21.31%) Kafka
14 37 (20.22%) Google Analytics
15 34 (18.58%) JavaScript
16 31 (16.94%) MongoDB
17 29 (15.85%) Go
18 28 (15.30%) GitHub
19 27 (14.75%) Node.js
20 26 (14.21%) Kubernetes
21 25 (13.66%) Bash Shell
21 25 (13.66%) Finance
22 23 (12.57%) Ubuntu
22 23 (12.57%) High Availability
22 23 (12.57%) Prometheus
22 23 (12.57%) Site Reliability Engineering
23 22 (12.02%) CentOS
23 22 (12.02%) Microservices
23 22 (12.02%) Red Hat
23 22 (12.02%) Nagios

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 12 (6.56%) Apache
2 10 (5.46%) Apache Spark
3 8 (4.37%) SAS
4 6 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.73%) CMS
6 4 (2.19%) Confluence
7 3 (1.64%) Apache Airflow
7 3 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.64%) Jetty
7 3 (1.64%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.64%) WordPress
8 2 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.09%) Drupal
8 2 (1.09%) IIS
8 2 (1.09%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.55%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.55%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.55%) JBoss
9 1 (0.55%) Liferay
9 1 (0.55%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (7.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.73%) Photoshop
3 5 (2.73%) SPSS
4 2 (1.09%) InVision
4 2 (1.09%) UXPin
5 1 (0.55%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.55%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 78 (42.62%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (37.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 44 (24.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (20.22%) Google Analytics
5 28 (15.30%) GitHub
6 14 (7.65%) Adobe Analytics
7 9 (4.92%) Amazon S3
8 7 (3.83%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (3.83%) Google Tag Manager
9 6 (3.28%) Google Play
10 5 (2.73%) SaaS
11 4 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (2.19%) G Suite
11 4 (2.19%) IaaS
11 4 (2.19%) PaaS
12 3 (1.64%) AdWords
12 3 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (1.64%) OpenShift
12 3 (1.64%) Serverless
13 2 (1.09%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.56%) SSL
2 3 (1.64%) AMQP
2 3 (1.64%) DNS
2 3 (1.64%) Firewall
2 3 (1.64%) Internet
2 3 (1.64%) MQTT
3 2 (1.09%) DHCP
3 2 (1.09%) HTTP
3 2 (1.09%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.09%) LAN
3 2 (1.09%) SMS
4 1 (0.55%) FCoE
4 1 (0.55%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.55%) HSRP
4 1 (0.55%) Multicast
4 1 (0.55%) OpenVPN
4 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.55%) VPN
4 1 (0.55%) WAN
4 1 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (16.94%) MongoDB
2 18 (9.84%) Hadoop
3 17 (9.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 14 (7.65%) BigQuery
5 13 (7.10%) Big Data
5 13 (7.10%) NoSQL
6 8 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (3.83%) Apache Hive
7 7 (3.83%) Blockchain
8 6 (3.28%) HBase
8 6 (3.28%) SQL Server
9 5 (2.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (2.19%) Amazon Redshift
10 4 (2.19%) CouchDB
10 4 (2.19%) MySQL
10 4 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (2.19%) Power BI
11 3 (1.64%) Looker
11 3 (1.64%) QlikView
12 2 (1.09%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 55 (30.05%) Jenkins
2 16 (8.74%) Maven
3 10 (5.46%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.37%) JIRA
5 6 (3.28%) CircleCI
5 6 (3.28%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.73%) Babel
6 5 (2.73%) GoogleTest
6 5 (2.73%) webpack
7 4 (2.19%) Ant
7 4 (2.19%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.64%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.64%) GitLab
8 3 (1.64%) Gradle
8 3 (1.64%) JUnit
8 3 (1.64%) Mocha
8 3 (1.64%) Selenium
8 3 (1.64%) Travis CI
9 2 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 25 (13.66%) Finance
2 21 (11.48%) Marketing
3 20 (10.93%) Banking
4 6 (3.28%) Law
4 6 (3.28%) Retail
5 5 (2.73%) Advertising
5 5 (2.73%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.19%) Games
6 4 (2.19%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.64%) French Language
7 3 (1.64%) German Language
7 3 (1.64%) Publishing
7 3 (1.64%) Thai Language
8 2 (1.09%) Digital Economy
8 2 (1.09%) Russian Language
9 1 (0.55%) Front Office
9 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.55%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (30.05%) Developer
2 37 (20.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 32 (17.49%) Analyst
4 14 (7.65%) Web Analyst
5 13 (7.10%) Architect
5 13 (7.10%) Data Analyst
6 12 (6.56%) Java Developer
7 10 (5.46%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (4.92%) Senior Developer
8 9 (4.92%) Software Engineer
9 8 (4.37%) SQL Analyst
9 8 (4.37%) SQL Data Analyst
10 7 (3.83%) Data Insight Analyst
10 7 (3.83%) Excel Analyst
10 7 (3.83%) Insight Analyst
10 7 (3.83%) Insight Data Analyst
11 6 (3.28%) Big Data Engineer
11 6 (3.28%) Data Engineer
11 6 (3.28%) React Developer
11 6 (3.28%) Web Analytics Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (21.31%) Kafka
2 27 (14.75%) Node.js
3 17 (9.29%) RESTful
4 13 (7.10%) SAML
5 12 (6.56%) OAuth
6 11 (6.01%) React
7 9 (4.92%) AngularJS
8 8 (4.37%) CSS
8 8 (4.37%) HTML
8 8 (4.37%) Web Services
9 7 (3.83%) Middleware
10 6 (3.28%) .NET
10 6 (3.28%) IBM Integration Bus
10 6 (3.28%) jQuery
10 6 (3.28%) REST
11 5 (2.73%) React Native
11 5 (2.73%) Spring
11 5 (2.73%) Swagger
11 5 (2.73%) XML
12 4 (2.19%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.48%) Device Driver
1 21 (11.48%) Mobile App
2 13 (7.10%) User Experience
3 12 (6.56%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.37%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (3.28%) Algorithms
6 6 (3.28%) Fintech
7 4 (2.19%) Cloud Native
7 4 (2.19%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.19%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.64%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.64%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.09%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.09%) iPad
9 2 (1.09%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.55%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.55%) Smart Home
10 1 (0.55%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 42 (22.95%) Linux
2 23 (12.57%) Ubuntu
3 22 (12.02%) CentOS
4 21 (11.48%) Android
5 15 (8.20%) Apple iOS
6 9 (4.92%) Windows
7 4 (2.19%) Unix
8 2 (1.09%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.55%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.55%) Debian
9 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.55%) Solaris
9 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (30.60%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (28.96%) Analytics
3 47 (25.68%) DevOps
4 23 (12.57%) High Availability
4 23 (12.57%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 22 (12.02%) Microservices
6 21 (11.48%) Immutable Infrastructure
7 19 (10.38%) E-Commerce
7 19 (10.38%) Software Engineering
8 18 (9.84%) Web Analytics
9 16 (8.74%) Test Automation
10 15 (8.20%) Continuous Delivery
10 15 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (7.10%) Configuration Management
12 12 (6.56%) Actionable Insight
12 12 (6.56%) Mobile Application Development
12 12 (6.56%) Scrum
13 11 (6.01%) Identity Access Management
14 10 (5.46%) ETL
15 9 (4.92%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 71 (38.80%) Python
2 48 (26.23%) Java
3 41 (22.40%) SQL
4 34 (18.58%) JavaScript
5 29 (15.85%) Go
6 25 (13.66%) Bash Shell
7 11 (6.01%) C#
8 7 (3.83%) C++
8 7 (3.83%) Scala
9 6 (3.28%) R
9 6 (3.28%) Ruby
9 6 (3.28%) TypeScript
10 4 (2.19%) Groovy
10 4 (2.19%) PHP
11 3 (1.64%) ES6
11 3 (1.64%) Java 8
11 3 (1.64%) VBA
12 2 (1.09%) Kotlin
12 2 (1.09%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (10.38%) Degree
2 10 (5.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.73%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.55%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.55%) MBA
5 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.48%) GCP
2 12 (6.56%) QA
3 4 (2.19%) GDPR
4 3 (1.64%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (29.51%) Docker
2 7 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.64%) vSphere
4 2 (1.09%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.09%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.09%) Xen
5 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.55%) HDFS
5 1 (0.55%) KVM
5 1 (0.55%) NFS
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.55%) pfSense
5 1 (0.55%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 26 (14.21%) Kubernetes
2 23 (12.57%) Prometheus
3 22 (12.02%) Nagios
4 21 (11.48%) Ansible
4 21 (11.48%) Grafana
4 21 (11.48%) Icinga
5 14 (7.65%) Terraform
6 9 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (4.92%) Puppet
7 6 (3.28%) Hadoop YARN
8 5 (2.73%) Salt
9 3 (1.64%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 2 (1.09%) Kibana
10 2 (1.09%) Mesos
10 2 (1.09%) Oozie
10 2 (1.09%) rkt
11 1 (0.55%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.55%) Graylog
11 1 (0.55%) logstash
11 1 (0.55%) Packer
Vendors
1 22 (12.02%) Red Hat
2 15 (8.20%) Adobe
3 12 (6.56%) Tableau
4 11 (6.01%) Apigee
4 11 (6.01%) IBM
5 7 (3.83%) Tealium
5 7 (3.83%) VMware
6 5 (2.73%) Splunk
7 4 (2.19%) Apple
8 3 (1.64%) Alteryx
8 3 (1.64%) Cisco
8 3 (1.64%) Hortonworks
8 3 (1.64%) Oracle
8 3 (1.64%) TOWER Software
9 2 (1.09%) AppDynamics
9 2 (1.09%) CA
9 2 (1.09%) MapR
9 2 (1.09%) Meraki
9 2 (1.09%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.09%) New Relic