Period
to 3 April 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 3 April 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
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 56 79 162
Rank change year-on-year +23 +83 +8
Contract jobs citing Google 154 221 103
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 3.69% 3.27% 1.45%
As % of the Vendors category 9.75% 8.33% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 189 86
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £302 £399 £308
90th Percentile £680 £688 £650
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +20.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £26.44 £22.50 £27.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.51% -16.94% -22.60%
10th Percentile £21.14 £21.25 £25.66
90th Percentile £40.39 £23.75 £28.52
Central London median hourly rate £26.44 £22.50 £27.09
% change year-on-year +17.51% -16.94% -22.60%

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 1,579 2,654 2,676
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.87% 39.24% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,117 1,977 2,024
Median daily rate £475 £500 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.63% +7.22%
10th Percentile £238 £256 £278
90th Percentile £663 £660 £675
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 44 65
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.85 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.10% -0.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.40 £11.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.68 £31.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year +3.90% -10.47% +30.03%

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 3 April 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

Google
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Google in the City of London over the 6 months to 3 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram 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 3 April 2020. 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 +19 2 £500 -4.76%
Google
Central London

For the 6 months to 3 April 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 97 (62.99%) GCP
2 62 (40.26%) AWS
3 54 (35.06%) Python
4 35 (22.73%) Kubernetes
5 32 (20.78%) Java
6 30 (19.48%) Marketing
7 29 (18.83%) Terraform
8 27 (17.53%) DevOps
8 27 (17.53%) JavaScript
9 26 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (16.88%) Azure
10 24 (15.58%) Microsoft
11 23 (14.94%) SQL
11 23 (14.94%) Finance
12 21 (13.64%) Docker
12 21 (13.64%) React
13 20 (12.99%) Linux
14 18 (11.69%) Jenkins
15 17 (11.04%) Web Services
15 17 (11.04%) TDD
16 16 (10.39%) C#
16 16 (10.39%) Windows
16 16 (10.39%) Facebook
16 16 (10.39%) Serverless
17 14 (9.09%) Machine Learning
17 14 (9.09%) Node.js
17 14 (9.09%) Analytics
17 14 (9.09%) Adobe
18 13 (8.44%) Ruby
18 13 (8.44%) Big Data

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 (7.79%) Apache Spark
2 7 (4.55%) SAS
3 6 (3.90%) Confluence
3 6 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.60%) Apache Airflow
5 3 (1.95%) Jupyter
5 3 (1.95%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.95%) WordPress
6 2 (1.30%) Apache
6 2 (1.30%) DNN
6 2 (1.30%) nginx
6 2 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.30%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.65%) CMS
7 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.65%) Tornado
Applications
1 5 (3.25%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (3.25%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.60%) InDesign
3 3 (1.95%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.65%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (3.90%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (1.30%) Magento
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 97 (62.99%) GCP
2 62 (40.26%) AWS
3 26 (16.88%) Azure
4 16 (10.39%) Serverless
5 10 (6.49%) AWS Lambda
5 10 (6.49%) G Suite
6 9 (5.84%) Google Analytics
7 7 (4.55%) GitHub
8 5 (3.25%) Apigee
8 5 (3.25%) Google Compute Engine
8 5 (3.25%) Google Docs
8 5 (3.25%) SaaS
9 4 (2.60%) Adobe Analytics
9 4 (2.60%) Firebase
10 3 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.95%) Slack
10 3 (1.95%) Tricentis Tosca
11 2 (1.30%) AdWords
11 2 (1.30%) Google App Engine
11 2 (1.30%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.55%) Internet
2 5 (3.25%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (1.30%) Firewall
3 2 (1.30%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.30%) VoIP
4 1 (0.65%) DHCP
4 1 (0.65%) DNS
4 1 (0.65%) FTP
4 1 (0.65%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.44%) Big Data
1 13 (8.44%) BigQuery
2 10 (6.49%) Hadoop
3 8 (5.19%) MySQL
4 7 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.25%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.60%) Apache Hive
6 4 (2.60%) Data Lake
6 4 (2.60%) Redis
6 4 (2.60%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.95%) Flink
7 3 (1.95%) HBase
7 3 (1.95%) Impala
7 3 (1.95%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.30%) Power BI
8 2 (1.30%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 18 (11.69%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.55%) Selenium
3 6 (3.90%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.90%) JIRA
4 5 (3.25%) webpack
5 4 (2.60%) Babel
5 4 (2.60%) Maven
6 3 (1.95%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.30%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.30%) minitest
7 2 (1.30%) RSpec
7 2 (1.30%) SonarQube
7 2 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.30%) Spinnaker
7 2 (1.30%) Subversion
8 1 (0.65%) CF BOSH
8 1 (0.65%) GitLab
8 1 (0.65%) Hudson
8 1 (0.65%) ProC
General
1 30 (19.48%) Marketing
2 23 (14.94%) Finance
3 10 (6.49%) Advertising
4 7 (4.55%) Banking
4 7 (4.55%) Public Sector
4 7 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.25%) Publishing
6 4 (2.60%) Retail
7 3 (1.95%) Back Office
7 3 (1.95%) Electronics
7 3 (1.95%) Fire and Rescue
7 3 (1.95%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.30%) Brand Awareness
8 2 (1.30%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.65%) Front Office
9 1 (0.65%) Games
9 1 (0.65%) Law
9 1 (0.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 53 (34.42%) Developer
2 12 (7.79%) Python Developer
3 11 (7.14%) Data Engineer
4 10 (6.49%) Architect
4 10 (6.49%) AWS Engineer
4 10 (6.49%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (6.49%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (5.19%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (5.19%) Senior Developer
6 7 (4.55%) Programme Manager
6 7 (4.55%) Python Engineer
6 7 (4.55%) Ruby Developer
6 7 (4.55%) Web Developer
7 6 (3.90%) Analyst
7 6 (3.90%) AWS Developer
7 6 (3.90%) AWS DevOps
7 6 (3.90%) Java Developer
7 6 (3.90%) React Developer
8 5 (3.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.25%) Insight Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.64%) React
2 17 (11.04%) Web Services
3 14 (9.09%) Node.js
4 12 (7.79%) Kafka
5 11 (7.14%) Redux
6 10 (6.49%) TensorFlow
7 9 (5.84%) CSS
8 8 (5.19%) .NET
8 8 (5.19%) HTML
9 7 (4.55%) Vue.js
10 6 (3.90%) AngularJS
10 6 (3.90%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (3.90%) RESTful
10 6 (3.90%) Spring
11 5 (3.25%) iOS SDK
11 5 (3.25%) Ruby on Rails
12 4 (2.60%) Google Maps API
12 4 (2.60%) React Native
12 4 (2.60%) REST
12 4 (2.60%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.49%) Marketing Technology
2 8 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (5.19%) Public Cloud
3 7 (4.55%) User Experience
4 6 (3.90%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.60%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.95%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.95%) Social Media
7 2 (1.30%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (0.65%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.65%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.65%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.65%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.65%) Social Network
8 1 (0.65%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.99%) Linux
2 16 (10.39%) Windows
3 13 (8.44%) Apple iOS
4 11 (7.14%) Android
5 5 (3.25%) Unix
6 2 (1.30%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.30%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.65%) Debian
7 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (17.53%) DevOps
2 26 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (11.04%) TDD
4 14 (9.09%) Analytics
4 14 (9.09%) Machine Learning
5 12 (7.79%) Microservices
5 12 (7.79%) Migration
6 11 (7.14%) BDD
6 11 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (7.14%) Data Science
7 10 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (5.19%) Artificial Intelligence
8 8 (5.19%) Computer Science
8 8 (5.19%) OO
8 8 (5.19%) Web Development
8 8 (5.19%) Workflow
9 7 (4.55%) Scrum
9 7 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (4.55%) Test Automation
10 6 (3.90%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 54 (35.06%) Python
2 32 (20.78%) Java
3 27 (17.53%) JavaScript
4 23 (14.94%) SQL
5 16 (10.39%) C#
6 13 (8.44%) Ruby
7 11 (7.14%) Scala
8 10 (6.49%) TypeScript
9 9 (5.84%) Go
10 7 (4.55%) ES6
10 7 (4.55%) Kotlin
11 6 (3.90%) C
12 5 (3.25%) Apple Swift
12 5 (3.25%) PHP
13 4 (2.60%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.95%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.30%) C++
15 2 (1.30%) Elm
15 2 (1.30%) Groovy
15 2 (1.30%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (7.79%) Degree
2 4 (2.60%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.30%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.30%) PhD
3 2 (1.30%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.30%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.65%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.65%) Basel III
System Software
1 21 (13.64%) Docker
2 6 (3.90%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.25%) HDFS
4 2 (1.30%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (22.73%) Kubernetes
2 29 (18.83%) Terraform
3 12 (7.79%) Ansible
4 5 (3.25%) Istio
5 4 (2.60%) Puppet
5 4 (2.60%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (1.95%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (1.95%) logstash
7 2 (1.30%) Kubeflow
7 2 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.65%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.65%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.65%) Kibana
8 1 (0.65%) Mesos
8 1 (0.65%) Packer
Vendors
1 24 (15.58%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.39%) Facebook
3 14 (9.09%) Adobe
4 7 (4.55%) IBM
4 7 (4.55%) Oracle
4 7 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (3.25%) SAP
5 5 (3.25%) Splunk
5 5 (3.25%) Tealium
6 4 (2.60%) Twitter
7 3 (1.95%) Mapbox
8 2 (1.30%) Apple
8 2 (1.30%) New Relic
8 2 (1.30%) VMware
9 1 (0.65%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.65%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.65%) Cisco
9 1 (0.65%) CyberArk
9 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.65%) Sitecore