Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 89 63 69
Rank change year-on-year -26 +6 +78
Contract jobs citing Google 57 127 237
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.25% 3.33% 3.53%
As % of the Vendors category 6.53% 9.01% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 93 194
10th Percentile £350 £301 £408
25th Percentile £444 £450 £476
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +1.94%
75th Percentile £600 £595 £634
90th Percentile £708 £661 £688
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £26.44 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year - +17.51% -17.57%
Central London median hourly rate - £26.44 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +17.51% -17.57%

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 873 1,409 2,575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.47% 36.98% 38.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 994 1,922
10th Percentile £340 £225 £263
25th Percentile £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £600 £580 £588
90th Percentile £699 £655 £660
Central London median daily rate £520 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +9.47% -5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 26 42
10th Percentile £12.38 £12.42 £12.25
25th Percentile £13.25 £12.57 £14.88
Median hourly rate £15.79 £18.70 £19.13
Median % change year-on-year -15.57% -2.22% +1.46%
75th Percentile £25.69 £26.88 £23.06
90th Percentile £27.25 £38.54 £33.73
Central London median hourly rate £18.75 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.27% -6.50% -

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 23 April 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

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 23 April 2021. 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
London Bridge +1 1 - -
Google
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 33 (57.89%) GCP
2 23 (40.35%) Azure
3 16 (28.07%) AWS
4 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (24.56%) Kubernetes
5 13 (22.81%) Python
6 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 12 (21.05%) Banking
6 12 (21.05%) Apigee
7 11 (19.30%) DevOps
7 11 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (17.54%) Java
8 10 (17.54%) Swagger
9 9 (15.79%) MuleSoft
9 9 (15.79%) Node.js
9 9 (15.79%) SOA
9 9 (15.79%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (15.79%) Finance
9 9 (15.79%) RESTful
10 8 (14.04%) Migration
10 8 (14.04%) Analytics
10 8 (14.04%) Public Cloud
11 7 (12.28%) SQL
12 6 (10.53%) Scrum
12 6 (10.53%) VMware
12 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (10.53%) React
12 6 (10.53%) Go
12 6 (10.53%) Docker

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 4 (7.02%) Mule
2 1 (1.75%) Alfresco
2 1 (1.75%) Confluence
2 1 (1.75%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Chatbot
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 33 (57.89%) GCP
2 23 (40.35%) Azure
3 16 (28.07%) AWS
4 12 (21.05%) Apigee
5 5 (8.77%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (8.77%) IaaS
6 4 (7.02%) Google Analytics
6 4 (7.02%) Serverless
7 3 (5.26%) Cloud Functions
7 3 (5.26%) GitHub
7 3 (5.26%) IBM Cloud
7 3 (5.26%) PaaS
8 1 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.75%) Google Play
8 1 (1.75%) Google Workspace
8 1 (1.75%) Microsoft 365
8 1 (1.75%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.75%) SaaS
8 1 (1.75%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Network Security
1 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.75%) BGP
2 1 (1.75%) DHCP
2 1 (1.75%) DNS
2 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.75%) Firewall
2 1 (1.75%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 1 (1.75%) HTTP
2 1 (1.75%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.75%) InfiniBand
2 1 (1.75%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) Intranet
2 1 (1.75%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.75%) Multicast
2 1 (1.75%) OSPF
2 1 (1.75%) SMTP
2 1 (1.75%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.75%) WAN
2 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) BigQuery
2 4 (7.02%) Big Data
3 2 (3.51%) Looker
3 2 (3.51%) MySQL
3 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.51%) Tableau
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.75%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.75%) Power BI
4 1 (1.75%) Redis
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.75%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.26%) JIRA
3 2 (3.51%) Babel
3 2 (3.51%) CircleCI
3 2 (3.51%) Maven
3 2 (3.51%) webpack
4 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.75%) GitLab
4 1 (1.75%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.75%) Robot Framework
4 1 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.75%) Terragrunt
General
1 12 (21.05%) Banking
2 9 (15.79%) Finance
3 2 (3.51%) Public Sector
3 2 (3.51%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Law
4 1 (1.75%) Publishing
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Architect
2 9 (15.79%) Integration Architect
3 8 (14.04%) Azure Architect
3 8 (14.04%) Developer
3 8 (14.04%) Salesforce Architect
4 7 (12.28%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.02%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Designer
6 3 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Banking Project Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Content Designer
7 2 (3.51%) Platform Architect
7 2 (3.51%) React Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Security Architect
8 1 (1.75%) Java Developer - Fintech
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.54%) Swagger
2 9 (15.79%) Node.js
2 9 (15.79%) RESTful
3 6 (10.53%) React
4 4 (7.02%) GraphQL
4 4 (7.02%) React Native
5 2 (3.51%) Apollo GraphQL
5 2 (3.51%) Enzyme
5 2 (3.51%) Express
5 2 (3.51%) Jest
5 2 (3.51%) koa
5 2 (3.51%) MobX
5 2 (3.51%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (3.51%) Redux
5 2 (3.51%) REST
5 2 (3.51%) Spring
5 2 (3.51%) Spring Boot
6 1 (1.75%) Apache Beam
6 1 (1.75%) Micronaut
6 1 (1.75%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Public Cloud
2 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.26%) Cloud Native
4 2 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.51%) Renewable Energy
4 2 (3.51%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.75%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.75%) iPad
5 1 (1.75%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Android
1 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
1 2 (3.51%) Unix
2 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (19.30%) DevOps
2 11 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
3 9 (15.79%) SOA
4 8 (14.04%) Analytics
4 8 (14.04%) Migration
5 6 (10.53%) Scrum
6 5 (8.77%) API Integration
7 4 (7.02%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (7.02%) Microservices
7 4 (7.02%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.26%) Cloud Operations
8 3 (5.26%) Contingency Planning
8 3 (5.26%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (5.26%) Fintech
8 3 (5.26%) Kanban
8 3 (5.26%) Machine Learning
8 3 (5.26%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.81%) Python
2 10 (17.54%) Java
3 7 (12.28%) SQL
4 6 (10.53%) Go
5 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.77%) TypeScript
6 4 (7.02%) Ruby
7 1 (1.75%) C#
7 1 (1.75%) C++
7 1 (1.75%) Perl
7 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.02%) CCNA
3 2 (3.51%) CISSP
4 1 (1.75%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.75%) CCIE
4 1 (1.75%) CISM
4 1 (1.75%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) GDPR
2 1 (1.75%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.75%) NIST
2 1 (1.75%) NIST 800
2 1 (1.75%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) Docker
1 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.02%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.75%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (24.56%) Kubernetes
2 5 (8.77%) Terraform
3 4 (7.02%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 3 (5.26%) Ansible
5 2 (3.51%) Istio
5 2 (3.51%) Puppet
6 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.75%) Salt
6 1 (1.75%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.75%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.79%) MuleSoft
2 9 (15.79%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (10.53%) VMware
4 4 (7.02%) Apple
4 4 (7.02%) EMC
4 4 (7.02%) NetApp
5 3 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco
6 1 (1.75%) Nokia
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle
6 1 (1.75%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.75%) Veracode