Period
to 31 October 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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 83 83 127
Rank change year-on-year 0 +44 +72
Contract jobs citing Google 766 2,129 2,037
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.74% 2.76% 2.15%
As % of the Vendors category 6.36% 6.47% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 1,535 1,364
Median daily rate £550 £500 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +1.52% +15.88%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £800 £692 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 44 50
Median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +51.42% -41.64%
10th Percentile £16.22 £10.60 £12.50
90th Percentile £33.35 £46.82 £36.88
UK median hourly rate £24.65 £22.75 £15.85
% change year-on-year +8.35% +43.53% -41.64%

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 12,037 32,914 39,382
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.13% 42.63% 41.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,400 20,858 24,680
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £250 £248 £250
90th Percentile £675 £638 £631
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 457 1,249 1,514
Median hourly rate £30.00 £19.41 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.56% +10.91% +1.45%
10th Percentile £12.35 £11.17 £11.01
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.06 £46.68
Median hourly rate £31.50 £19.71 £17.50
% change year-on-year +59.82% +12.63% +0.11%

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Google in England

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Google in England.

Daily rate trend for Google in England

Google
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Google in England over the 6 months to 31 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Google in England

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Google in England.

Hourly rate trend for Google in England

Google
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Google in England over the 6 months to 31 October 2020.

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 31 October 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 -2 560 £600 +14.29% 183
North of England -8 62 £425 - 92
Midlands +35 45 £375 -11.76% 55
South East +13 45 £460 +2.22% 60
West Midlands +15 28 £394 -1.56% 30
Yorkshire -1 24 £416 -7.50% 34
South West +32 22 £443 +4.12% 29
North East +23 22 £425 -6.59% 14
East Midlands +48 17 £350 -30.00% 25
North West +21 15 £450 +12.50% 44
East of England +39 7 £335 -29.47% 23
Google
UK

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 534 (69.71%) GCP
2 363 (47.39%) AWS
3 333 (43.47%) Azure
3 333 (43.47%) Agile Software Development
4 293 (38.25%) Python
5 264 (34.46%) Java
6 255 (33.29%) Finance
7 251 (32.77%) DevOps
8 218 (28.46%) Web Services
9 184 (24.02%) Banking
10 183 (23.89%) Asset Management
11 181 (23.63%) Kubernetes
12 177 (23.11%) Software Engineering
13 174 (22.72%) Microservices
14 166 (21.67%) Investment Management
15 165 (21.54%) Hedge funds
16 157 (20.50%) JavaScript
17 145 (18.93%) SQL
18 137 (17.89%) Docker
19 135 (17.62%) Analytics
20 133 (17.36%) Jenkins
21 114 (14.88%) React
22 108 (14.10%) Derivative
23 106 (13.84%) Fixed Income
24 103 (13.45%) SQL Server
25 99 (12.92%) AngularJS
26 96 (12.53%) Google Analytics
26 96 (12.53%) Serverless
27 94 (12.27%) Apache
27 94 (12.27%) PostgreSQL

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 94 (12.27%) Apache
2 28 (3.66%) Confluence
3 25 (3.26%) CMS
4 23 (3.00%) Apache Spark
5 17 (2.22%) nginx
6 15 (1.96%) Apache Airflow
7 11 (1.44%) Cloud Foundry
8 10 (1.31%) Headless CMS
9 8 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (1.04%) SharePoint
10 5 (0.65%) Tornado
10 5 (0.65%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.65%) WordPress
11 4 (0.52%) Alfresco
11 4 (0.52%) Documentum
11 4 (0.52%) Drupal
11 4 (0.52%) Gunicorn
11 4 (0.52%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 40 (5.22%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.17%) Sketch
4 8 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.65%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.52%) Figma
6 4 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.52%) Zeplin
7 3 (0.39%) Adobe Premiere
7 3 (0.39%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.26%) LibreOffice
8 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.13%) Adobe XD
9 1 (0.13%) EngageOne
9 1 (0.13%) InDesign
9 1 (0.13%) InVision
9 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.39%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.26%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.13%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.13%) Magento
3 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.13%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 534 (69.71%) GCP
2 363 (47.39%) AWS
3 333 (43.47%) Azure
4 96 (12.53%) Google Analytics
4 96 (12.53%) Serverless
5 82 (10.70%) AWS Lambda
6 78 (10.18%) Amazon ECS
7 68 (8.88%) Apigee
8 43 (5.61%) PaaS
9 34 (4.44%) IaaS
10 32 (4.18%) GitHub
11 23 (3.00%) Office 365
12 20 (2.61%) Firebase
12 20 (2.61%) Google Tag Manager
13 18 (2.35%) G Suite
14 15 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
15 12 (1.57%) npm
15 12 (1.57%) Power Platform
16 11 (1.44%) Adobe Analytics
17 9 (1.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.61%) Firewall
2 17 (2.22%) DNS
3 15 (1.96%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.83%) HTTP
5 9 (1.17%) SSL
6 7 (0.91%) Network Security
7 6 (0.78%) DHCP
7 6 (0.78%) Internet
7 6 (0.78%) Skype
8 5 (0.65%) Broadband
8 5 (0.65%) Intranet
8 5 (0.65%) WAN
9 4 (0.52%) LAN
9 4 (0.52%) VPN
9 4 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.52%) Wireless
10 3 (0.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (0.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (0.39%) WLAN
11 2 (0.26%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (13.45%) SQL Server
2 94 (12.27%) PostgreSQL
3 90 (11.75%) MySQL
4 80 (10.44%) Amazon Redshift
5 67 (8.75%) BigQuery
5 67 (8.75%) Data Warehouse
6 40 (5.22%) Big Data
7 38 (4.96%) NoSQL
8 19 (2.48%) MongoDB
9 16 (2.09%) Hadoop
10 13 (1.70%) Bigtable
10 13 (1.70%) Cloud Spanner
11 12 (1.57%) Relational Database
12 11 (1.44%) Power BI
13 10 (1.31%) Tableau
14 8 (1.04%) QlikView
15 7 (0.91%) Qlik Sense
16 6 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
17 5 (0.65%) Apache Hive
17 5 (0.65%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 133 (17.36%) Jenkins
2 83 (10.84%) GitLab
3 66 (8.62%) Git (software)
4 64 (8.36%) Artifactory
5 61 (7.96%) JIRA
6 39 (5.09%) RStudio
7 21 (2.74%) Maven
8 20 (2.61%) CircleCI
9 15 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
10 14 (1.83%) Cucumber
10 14 (1.83%) JUnit
11 12 (1.57%) Gradle
12 11 (1.44%) Bitbucket
12 11 (1.44%) Selenium
12 11 (1.44%) Travis CI
13 9 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (1.17%) gulp
14 8 (1.04%) SonarQube
15 7 (0.91%) GoogleTest
16 6 (0.78%) Android Studio
General
1 255 (33.29%) Finance
2 184 (24.02%) Banking
3 86 (11.23%) Front Office
4 54 (7.05%) Investment Banking
5 46 (6.01%) Marketing
6 35 (4.57%) Back Office
7 32 (4.18%) Public Sector
8 16 (2.09%) Retail
9 15 (1.96%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.17%) Publishing
11 8 (1.04%) Advertising
12 7 (0.91%) Electronics
13 6 (0.78%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.78%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.65%) Local Government
15 4 (0.52%) Polish Language
16 3 (0.39%) Automotive
16 3 (0.39%) Games
16 3 (0.39%) Legal
17 2 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 245 (31.98%) Developer
2 140 (18.28%) Architect
3 114 (14.88%) AWS Engineer
4 104 (13.58%) AWS Developer
5 82 (10.70%) Software Engineer
6 71 (9.27%) Cloud Architect
6 71 (9.27%) Java Developer
7 67 (8.75%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 65 (8.49%) Java Engineer
9 64 (8.36%) AWS Software Engineer
10 51 (6.66%) Analyst
11 45 (5.87%) Data Engineer
11 45 (5.87%) Java Software Developer
11 45 (5.87%) Java Software Engineer
12 44 (5.74%) JavaScript Developer
13 41 (5.35%) Python Developer
14 40 (5.22%) SQL Developer
15 38 (4.96%) AWS Architect
16 36 (4.70%) Data Architect
17 34 (4.44%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (28.46%) Web Services
2 114 (14.88%) React
3 99 (12.92%) AngularJS
4 85 (11.10%) Vue.js
5 82 (10.70%) Node.js
6 75 (9.79%) gRPC
7 74 (9.66%) OAuth
8 67 (8.75%) Swagger
9 59 (7.70%) CSS
10 55 (7.18%) HTML
11 42 (5.48%) REST
12 40 (5.22%) .NET
13 27 (3.52%) HTML5
14 26 (3.39%) JSON
15 25 (3.26%) .NET Core
16 24 (3.13%) CSS3
17 22 (2.87%) RESTful
18 19 (2.48%) ASP.NET
18 19 (2.48%) GraphQL
19 17 (2.22%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 165 (21.54%) Hedge funds
2 108 (14.10%) Derivative
3 106 (13.84%) Fixed Income
4 86 (11.23%) Equities
4 86 (11.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 72 (9.40%) Greenfield Project
6 46 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
7 39 (5.09%) User Experience
8 25 (3.26%) Cloud Native
9 21 (2.74%) Credit Derivative
10 19 (2.48%) Credit Risk
10 19 (2.48%) Mobile App
10 19 (2.48%) Social Media
11 18 (2.35%) Hybrid Cloud
11 18 (2.35%) Public Cloud
11 18 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
12 14 (1.83%) iPad
13 10 (1.31%) Data Centre
14 8 (1.04%) Data Structures
15 7 (0.91%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 57 (7.44%) Windows
2 56 (7.31%) Linux
3 40 (5.22%) Android
4 26 (3.39%) Apple iOS
5 12 (1.57%) Windows Server
6 10 (1.31%) Unix
7 8 (1.04%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.65%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2016
9 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (0.39%) CentOS
10 3 (0.39%) Fedora
10 3 (0.39%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (43.47%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (32.77%) DevOps
3 183 (23.89%) Asset Management
4 177 (23.11%) Software Engineering
5 174 (22.72%) Microservices
6 166 (21.67%) Investment Management
7 135 (17.62%) Analytics
8 88 (11.49%) Scrum
9 76 (9.92%) Decision-Making
10 68 (8.88%) Migration
11 67 (8.75%) Mentoring
12 53 (6.92%) Portfolio Management
13 52 (6.79%) Business Analysis
14 50 (6.53%) ETL
15 42 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
15 42 (5.48%) E-Commerce
15 42 (5.48%) Problem-Solving
16 39 (5.09%) Data Modelling
17 37 (4.83%) Test Automation
18 36 (4.70%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 293 (38.25%) Python
2 264 (34.46%) Java
3 157 (20.50%) JavaScript
4 145 (18.93%) SQL
5 42 (5.48%) C#
6 33 (4.31%) C
7 30 (3.92%) Go
7 30 (3.92%) TypeScript
8 28 (3.66%) R
9 24 (3.13%) Scala
10 18 (2.35%) C++
11 13 (1.70%) Bash Shell
12 12 (1.57%) Kotlin
13 11 (1.44%) PowerShell
13 11 (1.44%) Ruby
14 10 (1.31%) Perl
15 9 (1.17%) Shell Script
16 8 (1.04%) PHP
17 6 (0.78%) Objective-C
17 6 (0.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 31 (4.05%) Degree
3 27 (3.52%) SC Cleared
4 24 (3.13%) Sun Certification
5 11 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.39%) CISSP
7 3 (0.39%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.39%) PhD
8 2 (0.26%) CCIE
8 2 (0.26%) CCNP
8 2 (0.26%) CISA
8 2 (0.26%) CISM
8 2 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.26%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.26%) MCSA
8 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.48%) QA
2 8 (1.04%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.04%) GDPR
3 7 (0.91%) SLA
4 6 (0.78%) NIST
4 6 (0.78%) WCAG
5 3 (0.39%) Basel III
5 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.26%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.13%) COBIT
7 1 (0.13%) GMP
7 1 (0.13%) IFRS
7 1 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.13%) MiFID
7 1 (0.13%) PMO
7 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 137 (17.89%) Docker
2 24 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 15 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.78%) VMware NSX
6 5 (0.65%) vSphere
7 4 (0.52%) HDFS
7 4 (0.52%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.26%) vCloud
9 2 (0.26%) Xen
10 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 181 (23.63%) Kubernetes
2 71 (9.27%) Terraform
3 48 (6.27%) Ansible
4 15 (1.96%) Argo
4 15 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (1.96%) Puppet
5 12 (1.57%) SCCM
6 8 (1.04%) Prometheus
7 7 (0.91%) Grafana
7 7 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (0.65%) Kibana
9 4 (0.52%) HP SIM
9 4 (0.52%) Icinga
9 4 (0.52%) Nagios
9 4 (0.52%) Opsview
9 4 (0.52%) Packer
10 3 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.26%) Salt
12 1 (0.13%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 73 (9.53%) Microsoft
2 69 (9.01%) Oracle
3 29 (3.79%) Adobe
4 27 (3.52%) Splunk
5 20 (2.61%) Apple
6 19 (2.48%) VMware
7 18 (2.35%) SAP
8 11 (1.44%) MuleSoft
9 10 (1.31%) AppDynamics
9 10 (1.31%) Cloudera
9 10 (1.31%) Facebook
10 9 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (0.91%) Hortonworks
11 7 (0.91%) IBM
12 6 (0.78%) Atlassian
12 6 (0.78%) HP
12 6 (0.78%) Red Hat
13 5 (0.65%) Cisco
13 5 (0.65%) F5
13 5 (0.65%) Twitter