Period
to 21 January 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 January 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
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 86 106 180
Rank change year-on-year +20 +74 +44
Contract jobs citing Google 1,781 2,222 1,390
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.68% 2.45% 1.53%
As % of the Vendors category 6.16% 5.80% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,223 1,408 944
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £193
90th Percentile £688 £679 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 42 39
England median hourly rate £18.50 £15.85 £26.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.72% -40.80% +39.09%
10th Percentile £10.60 £12.31 £12.00
90th Percentile £34.00 £35.00 £35.90
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £15.85 £26.60
% change year-on-year +16.72% -40.40% +47.75%

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 England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 28,910 38,326 38,451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.58% 42.32% 42.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,163 24,012 24,424
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £225 £260 £239
90th Percentile £647 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,205 1,371 1,259
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% - -
10th Percentile £11.55 £10.75 £10.73
90th Percentile £53.00 £47.50 £45.30
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.43
% change year-on-year +8.57% +0.40% +2.53%

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Google as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Google in England

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Google in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in England

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in England over the 6 months to 21 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google in England

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Google in England

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in England over the 6 months to 21 January 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Google in England

Google
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the England region over the 6 months to 21 January 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 +13 1,106 £525 - 399
North of England +28 206 £450 +5.88% 203
South East +21 202 £465 +9.41% 110
South West +72 139 £425 +1.19% 52
North West +14 89 £400 -0.62% 120
Midlands -24 80 £400 -3.50% 79
Yorkshire +17 68 £463 +8.82% 62
West Midlands -31 58 £389 -13.07% 44
North East +41 50 £495 -12.39% 21
East of England +2 45 £450 +104.55% 60
East Midlands +30 22 £450 +28.57% 35
Google
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 England region with a requirement for Google.

1 979 (54.97%) GCP
2 592 (33.24%) AWS
3 542 (30.43%) Python
4 532 (29.87%) Agile Software Development
5 468 (26.28%) Azure
6 413 (23.19%) DevOps
7 369 (20.72%) Java
8 352 (19.76%) Analytics
9 345 (19.37%) Kubernetes
10 285 (16.00%) Docker
11 278 (15.61%) SQL
12 260 (14.60%) Linux
13 256 (14.37%) JavaScript
14 249 (13.98%) Microsoft
15 243 (13.64%) Microservices
16 235 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
17 234 (13.14%) Jenkins
18 226 (12.69%) Google Analytics
19 222 (12.46%) Finance
20 215 (12.07%) Terraform
21 213 (11.96%) Windows
22 201 (11.29%) Scrum
23 183 (10.28%) HTML
23 183 (10.28%) Node.js
24 172 (9.66%) BigQuery
25 170 (9.55%) CSS
26 168 (9.43%) Git (software)
27 167 (9.38%) Test Automation
28 166 (9.32%) Migration
29 165 (9.26%) JIRA

Google
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 97 (5.45%) Confluence
2 96 (5.39%) Apache
3 83 (4.66%) Apache Spark
4 53 (2.98%) Tomcat
5 48 (2.70%) nginx
6 38 (2.13%) CMS
7 36 (2.02%) Apache Airflow
8 35 (1.97%) IIS
9 29 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
9 29 (1.63%) SharePoint
9 29 (1.63%) WebSphere
10 23 (1.29%) Jetty
10 23 (1.29%) Mongrel
11 21 (1.18%) OpenStack
12 20 (1.12%) Jupyter
13 19 (1.07%) JBoss
14 17 (0.95%) MS Exchange
14 17 (0.95%) WebLogic
15 14 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
16 13 (0.73%) SAS
Applications
1 61 (3.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 55 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (1.52%) Photoshop
4 21 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (0.95%) Sketch
6 10 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
7 9 (0.51%) MS Visio
8 8 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.39%) InDesign
9 7 (0.39%) InVision
10 6 (0.34%) Adobe After Effects
10 6 (0.34%) Zeplin
11 5 (0.28%) UserZoom
12 4 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
13 3 (0.17%) Chatbot
14 2 (0.11%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
14 2 (0.11%) Marvel
14 2 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 20 (1.12%) FINCAD Analytics
2 11 (0.62%) SessionCam
3 7 (0.39%) Magento
4 6 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
5 4 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.17%) CA PPM
6 3 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.17%) Sprinklr
6 3 (0.17%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.056%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.056%) Odoo
7 1 (0.056%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.056%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.056%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.056%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.056%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.056%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.056%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.056%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 979 (54.97%) GCP
2 592 (33.24%) AWS
3 468 (26.28%) Azure
4 226 (12.69%) Google Analytics
5 103 (5.78%) GitHub
6 89 (5.00%) G Suite
7 86 (4.83%) Office 365
8 68 (3.82%) Serverless
9 66 (3.71%) IaaS
10 65 (3.65%) PaaS
11 60 (3.37%) SaaS
12 54 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
13 46 (2.58%) Google App Engine
14 39 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
15 38 (2.13%) Power Platform
16 36 (2.02%) Firebase
17 30 (1.68%) Google Tag Manager
18 29 (1.63%) Adobe Analytics
19 26 (1.46%) AWS Lambda
19 26 (1.46%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 109 (6.12%) HTTP
2 89 (5.00%) DNS
3 80 (4.49%) TCP/IP
4 61 (3.43%) SSL
5 55 (3.09%) DHCP
5 55 (3.09%) Internet
6 41 (2.30%) Firewall
7 25 (1.40%) IPsec
8 24 (1.35%) FTP
9 22 (1.24%) VPN
10 18 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
11 16 (0.90%) WAN
12 15 (0.84%) Wireless
13 14 (0.79%) Skype
14 12 (0.67%) SNMP
15 10 (0.56%) HTTPS
15 10 (0.56%) LAN
16 9 (0.51%) Structured Cabling
16 9 (0.51%) VLAN
16 9 (0.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (9.66%) BigQuery
2 144 (8.09%) Big Data
3 94 (5.28%) NoSQL
4 88 (4.94%) SQL Server
5 87 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
5 87 (4.88%) Relational Database
6 79 (4.44%) MySQL
7 76 (4.27%) MongoDB
8 75 (4.21%) Hadoop
9 55 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
10 45 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
11 38 (2.13%) Power BI
12 37 (2.08%) RDBMS
12 37 (2.08%) Redis
13 36 (2.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 31 (1.74%) Neo4j
15 29 (1.63%) DB2
16 25 (1.40%) Couchbase
17 24 (1.35%) HBase
18 23 (1.29%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 234 (13.14%) Jenkins
2 168 (9.43%) Git (software)
3 165 (9.26%) JIRA
4 71 (3.99%) Selenium
5 57 (3.20%) Cucumber
6 55 (3.09%) JUnit
7 42 (2.36%) GitLab
8 37 (2.08%) GoogleTest
9 35 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 32 (1.80%) Gatling
11 30 (1.68%) Travis CI
12 23 (1.29%) Bitbucket
13 22 (1.24%) Sonatype Nexus
14 19 (1.07%) Artifactory
14 19 (1.07%) Maven
15 18 (1.01%) JMeter
16 16 (0.90%) webpack
17 15 (0.84%) gulp
17 15 (0.84%) Mockito
17 15 (0.84%) TeamCity
General
1 222 (12.46%) Finance
2 142 (7.97%) Banking
3 107 (6.01%) Marketing
4 85 (4.77%) Retail
5 79 (4.44%) Public Sector
6 35 (1.97%) Front Office
7 34 (1.91%) Military
8 29 (1.63%) Publishing
9 28 (1.57%) Investment Banking
9 28 (1.57%) Telecoms
10 23 (1.29%) Advertising
11 16 (0.90%) Manufacturing
12 13 (0.73%) Billing
13 12 (0.67%) Automotive
14 9 (0.51%) Games
15 8 (0.45%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.39%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.39%) Law
16 7 (0.39%) Legal
16 7 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 484 (27.18%) Developer
2 191 (10.72%) Architect
3 173 (9.71%) Analyst
4 149 (8.37%) DevOps Engineer
5 136 (7.64%) Cloud Engineer
6 105 (5.90%) Data Engineer
7 76 (4.27%) Cloud Architect
8 74 (4.15%) Python Developer
8 74 (4.15%) Python Engineer
9 68 (3.82%) Data Analyst
10 61 (3.43%) Full Stack Developer
11 59 (3.31%) Consultant
11 59 (3.31%) Java Developer
12 57 (3.20%) Senior Developer
13 54 (3.03%) Software Engineer
14 48 (2.70%) AWS Engineer
15 44 (2.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 40 (2.25%) JavaScript Developer
16 40 (2.25%) Scala Developer
17 39 (2.19%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (10.28%) HTML
1 183 (10.28%) Node.js
2 170 (9.55%) CSS
3 160 (8.98%) Web Services
4 136 (7.64%) REST
5 129 (7.24%) JSON
6 116 (6.51%) AngularJS
7 115 (6.46%) React
8 109 (6.12%) .NET
9 99 (5.56%) Spring
10 92 (5.17%) RESTful
11 89 (5.00%) HTML5
12 79 (4.44%) XML
13 69 (3.87%) Kafka
14 63 (3.54%) CSS3
15 59 (3.31%) Gherkin
16 57 (3.20%) J2EE
17 54 (3.03%) Play Framework
18 47 (2.64%) jQuery
19 44 (2.47%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 119 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (5.78%) User Experience
3 90 (5.05%) Public Cloud
4 63 (3.54%) Greenfield Project
5 34 (1.91%) Mobile App
6 29 (1.63%) Cloud Native
7 26 (1.46%) Algorithms
7 26 (1.46%) Derivative
7 26 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 26 (1.46%) Social Media
8 25 (1.40%) Hedge funds
8 25 (1.40%) iPad
9 24 (1.35%) Fixed Income
10 20 (1.12%) Equity Derivative
10 20 (1.12%) Market Risk
11 19 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (0.95%) Data Structures
13 16 (0.90%) Smartphone
14 14 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
15 13 (0.73%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 260 (14.60%) Linux
2 213 (11.96%) Windows
3 67 (3.76%) Android
4 52 (2.92%) Apple iOS
4 52 (2.92%) Windows Server
5 49 (2.75%) Unix
6 30 (1.68%) Windows 10
6 30 (1.68%) Windows 7
7 29 (1.63%) Ubuntu
8 21 (1.18%) CentOS
8 21 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (1.07%) Mac OS X
10 18 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (0.84%) Mac OS
13 8 (0.45%) VMS
14 5 (0.28%) Debian
14 5 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.22%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.17%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 532 (29.87%) Agile Software Development
2 413 (23.19%) DevOps
3 352 (19.76%) Analytics
4 243 (13.64%) Microservices
5 235 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
6 201 (11.29%) Scrum
7 167 (9.38%) Test Automation
8 166 (9.32%) Migration
9 163 (9.15%) Software Engineering
10 137 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
11 131 (7.36%) TDD
12 109 (6.12%) Open Source
13 99 (5.56%) Machine Learning
14 97 (5.45%) Web Development
15 95 (5.33%) E-Commerce
16 94 (5.28%) Continuous Delivery
16 94 (5.28%) Data Science
17 88 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
18 84 (4.72%) Configuration Management
19 81 (4.55%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 542 (30.43%) Python
2 369 (20.72%) Java
3 278 (15.61%) SQL
4 256 (14.37%) JavaScript
5 136 (7.64%) Scala
6 111 (6.23%) C#
7 102 (5.73%) Ruby
8 87 (4.88%) C
9 85 (4.77%) Go
10 73 (4.10%) C++
11 67 (3.76%) Bash Shell
12 56 (3.14%) Kotlin
13 53 (2.98%) TypeScript
14 50 (2.81%) PowerShell
15 47 (2.64%) PHP
16 41 (2.30%) R
17 40 (2.25%) Perl
18 35 (1.97%) Groovy
19 19 (1.07%) ES6
19 19 (1.07%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 107 (6.01%) Degree
2 104 (5.84%) Security Cleared
3 88 (4.94%) SC Cleared
4 37 (2.08%) DV Cleared
5 21 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
6 17 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
7 16 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (0.73%) AWS Certification
8 13 (0.73%) Master's Degree
9 11 (0.62%) DBS Check
10 10 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (0.56%) CISSP
11 9 (0.51%) CCNA
11 9 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
12 8 (0.45%) MCP
13 7 (0.39%) ISEB
13 7 (0.39%) PMI Certification
13 7 (0.39%) PMP
14 6 (0.34%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (3.87%) QA
2 21 (1.18%) WCAG
3 19 (1.07%) PMO
4 17 (0.95%) Data Quality
4 17 (0.95%) GDPR
5 16 (0.90%) SLA
6 14 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.51%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.17%) ISAE 3402
9 3 (0.17%) SEPA
10 2 (0.11%) COBIT
10 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.056%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.056%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.056%) NIST
11 1 (0.056%) P3O
System Software
1 285 (16.00%) Docker
2 83 (4.66%) Active Directory
3 69 (3.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (1.40%) Xen
5 21 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
6 18 (1.01%) vSphere
7 17 (0.95%) Hyper-V
8 9 (0.51%) VirtualBox
9 8 (0.45%) VMware NSX
10 7 (0.39%) HDFS
11 6 (0.34%) OpenAM
11 6 (0.34%) OpenDJ
11 6 (0.34%) OpenIDM
11 6 (0.34%) XenApp
12 5 (0.28%) Apache Flume
12 5 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (0.28%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.22%) Firmware
13 4 (0.22%) KVM
Systems Management
1 345 (19.37%) Kubernetes
2 215 (12.07%) Terraform
3 151 (8.48%) Ansible
4 112 (6.29%) Puppet
5 80 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
6 47 (2.64%) Kibana
7 38 (2.13%) Grafana
8 25 (1.40%) SCCM
9 19 (1.07%) Istio
10 18 (1.01%) Jamf Pro
11 16 (0.90%) Kubeflow
12 15 (0.84%) Packer
12 15 (0.84%) Prometheus
12 15 (0.84%) Salt
13 12 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
14 10 (0.56%) Nagios
15 8 (0.45%) logstash
15 8 (0.45%) vRealize Orchestrator
16 7 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
17 6 (0.34%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 249 (13.98%) Microsoft
2 90 (5.05%) Apple
3 89 (5.00%) Oracle
4 86 (4.83%) Adobe
5 75 (4.21%) VMware
6 48 (2.70%) Facebook
6 48 (2.70%) Tableau
7 35 (1.97%) Atlassian
8 34 (1.91%) Splunk
9 30 (1.68%) Twitter
10 29 (1.63%) SAP
11 28 (1.57%) Cisco
12 25 (1.40%) IBM
12 25 (1.40%) Red Hat
12 25 (1.40%) Tealium
13 24 (1.35%) Citrix
14 22 (1.24%) Hotjar
15 21 (1.18%) Sybase
16 19 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
17 15 (0.84%) TOWER Software