Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 199 232
Rank change year-on-year +69 +33 +26
Contract jobs citing Google 1,935 1,225 1,148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.09% 1.36% 1.15%
As % of the Vendors category 4.99% 3.13% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,273 813 782
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +10.67%
10th Percentile £263 £185 £208
90th Percentile £663 £599 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 35 27
England median hourly rate £15.85 £27.16 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.64% +42.95% -10.88%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £13.43
90th Percentile £38.75 £52.85 £40.20
UK median hourly rate £15.85 £27.16 £18.00
% change year-on-year -41.64% +50.89% -16.82%

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 38,775 39,164 44,491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.96% 43.49% 44.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,302 24,331 27,736
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +3.00% +6.19%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £619 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +4.77% +4.12% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,473 1,268 1,508
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.40 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 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
London +64 1,216 £513 +13.89% 436
South East +38 250 £450 - 151
Midlands +38 177 £400 +30.61% 91
West Midlands +37 159 £425 +41.67% 50
North of England +20 158 £450 +26.76% 158
East of England +23 78 £375 +32.10% 52
Yorkshire +9 74 £450 +12.50% 70
North West +10 58 £400 +33.33% 75
South West -14 55 £425 +9.68% 77
North East -5 27 £545 +61.48% 13
East Midlands -9 17 £350 +7.69% 41
Google
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 England region with a requirement for Google.

1 818 (42.27%) Google Cloud Platform
2 690 (35.66%) Agile Software Development
3 681 (35.19%) Amazon AWS
4 492 (25.43%) Java
4 492 (25.43%) Python
5 488 (25.22%) Analytics
6 486 (25.12%) DevOps
7 469 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
8 452 (23.36%) Linux
9 444 (22.95%) JavaScript
10 390 (20.16%) Jenkins
11 384 (19.84%) Docker
12 381 (19.69%) SQL
13 364 (18.81%) Google Analytics
14 344 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
15 272 (14.06%) HTML
16 257 (13.28%) Finance
17 254 (13.13%) Git (software)
18 249 (12.87%) Kubernetes
19 247 (12.76%) CSS
20 243 (12.56%) Ansible
21 240 (12.40%) Windows
22 232 (11.99%) Microsoft
23 229 (11.83%) Microservices
24 226 (11.68%) Node.js
25 221 (11.42%) TDD
26 220 (11.37%) Test Automation
27 214 (11.06%) Configuration Management
28 212 (10.96%) Scrum
29 205 (10.59%) 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
1 120 (6.20%) Apache
2 104 (5.37%) Confluence
3 97 (5.01%) Tomcat
4 89 (4.60%) nginx
5 86 (4.44%) Apache Spark
6 74 (3.82%) Elasticsearch
7 57 (2.95%) CMS
8 47 (2.43%) Cloud Foundry
9 42 (2.17%) JBoss
10 41 (2.12%) SharePoint
11 40 (2.07%) IIS
11 40 (2.07%) Jetty
12 36 (1.86%) WebSphere
13 30 (1.55%) Mongrel
13 30 (1.55%) OpenStack
14 29 (1.50%) WordPress
15 28 (1.45%) SAS
16 22 (1.14%) MS Exchange
17 18 (0.93%) WebLogic
18 17 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 63 (3.26%) Microsoft Office
2 49 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 43 (2.22%) Photoshop
4 19 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
5 13 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 12 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 11 (0.57%) Chatbot
8 10 (0.52%) Fireworks
8 10 (0.52%) InVision
9 8 (0.41%) InDesign
10 7 (0.36%) MS Visio
10 7 (0.36%) SPSS
11 5 (0.26%) Acrobat
11 5 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
11 5 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
11 5 (0.26%) UXPin
12 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
13 3 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
14 2 (0.10%) HipChat
15 1 (0.052%) Flinto
Business Applications
1 9 (0.47%) Eloqua
2 5 (0.26%) WebTrends
3 4 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.16%) Sentinel
4 3 (0.16%) SessionCam
5 2 (0.10%) FastStats
5 2 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.052%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.052%) Magento
6 1 (0.052%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.052%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.052%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.052%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 818 (42.27%) Google Cloud Platform
2 681 (35.19%) Amazon AWS
3 469 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 364 (18.81%) Google Analytics
5 133 (6.87%) GitHub
6 105 (5.43%) G Suite
7 84 (4.34%) Office 365
8 76 (3.93%) Google Tag Manager
9 70 (3.62%) AWS CloudFormation
10 55 (2.84%) Adobe Analytics
11 53 (2.74%) Google App Engine
12 48 (2.48%) PaaS
13 42 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
14 40 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
15 39 (2.02%) Google Play
16 37 (1.91%) SaaS
17 35 (1.81%) Serverless
18 34 (1.76%) IaaS
19 32 (1.65%) OpenShift
20 24 (1.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 140 (7.24%) HTTP
2 102 (5.27%) TCP/IP
3 94 (4.86%) SSL
4 62 (3.20%) DNS
5 37 (1.91%) DHCP
6 33 (1.71%) Firewall
7 32 (1.65%) Internet
8 28 (1.45%) FTP
8 28 (1.45%) IPsec
9 18 (0.93%) Kerberos
9 18 (0.93%) VPN
10 17 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (0.67%) Wireless
12 12 (0.62%) LAN
12 12 (0.62%) SMS
13 11 (0.57%) Skype
14 9 (0.47%) Bluetooth
14 9 (0.47%) WAN
15 8 (0.41%) Ethernet
15 8 (0.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (8.11%) MongoDB
2 139 (7.18%) NoSQL
3 137 (7.08%) Big Data
4 122 (6.30%) BigQuery
5 113 (5.84%) Relational Database
6 105 (5.43%) Hadoop
7 104 (5.37%) SQL Server
8 84 (4.34%) MySQL
9 65 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
10 59 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
11 47 (2.43%) Apache Hive
12 42 (2.17%) Power BI
13 41 (2.12%) Apache Cassandra
14 35 (1.81%) HBase
15 25 (1.29%) RDBMS
16 19 (0.98%) Amazon Redshift
17 18 (0.93%) Bigtable
17 18 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 17 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 17 (0.88%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 390 (20.16%) Jenkins
2 254 (13.13%) Git (software)
3 205 (10.59%) JIRA
4 118 (6.10%) Selenium
5 86 (4.44%) JUnit
6 83 (4.29%) Cucumber
7 73 (3.77%) Ant
8 70 (3.62%) Maven
9 68 (3.51%) Subversion
10 58 (3.00%) IntelliJ
11 57 (2.95%) gulp
12 56 (2.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 54 (2.79%) Travis CI
14 53 (2.74%) Gatling
15 45 (2.33%) Grunt
16 44 (2.27%) Hudson
16 44 (2.27%) Sublime Text
16 44 (2.27%) Vagrant
17 40 (2.07%) Bitbucket
18 37 (1.91%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 257 (13.28%) Finance
2 195 (10.08%) Marketing
3 109 (5.63%) Banking
4 72 (3.72%) Retail
5 50 (2.58%) Publishing
6 42 (2.17%) Telecoms
7 35 (1.81%) Advertising
8 30 (1.55%) Games
9 17 (0.88%) Manufacturing
10 16 (0.83%) Law
11 13 (0.67%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.62%) Automotive
12 12 (0.62%) Retail Banking
13 11 (0.57%) Billing
13 11 (0.57%) Electronics
13 11 (0.57%) Legal
13 11 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.47%) French Language
14 9 (0.47%) Investment Banking
15 8 (0.41%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 609 (31.47%) Developer
2 235 (12.14%) Analyst
3 231 (11.94%) DevOps Engineer
4 156 (8.06%) Architect
5 124 (6.41%) Cloud Engineer
6 117 (6.05%) Java Developer
7 78 (4.03%) Senior Developer
8 74 (3.82%) Scala Developer
9 73 (3.77%) Consultant
10 68 (3.51%) Cloud Architect
11 67 (3.46%) Data Engineer
12 56 (2.89%) Software Engineer
13 54 (2.79%) React Developer
14 51 (2.64%) Data Analyst
15 50 (2.58%) Business Analyst
16 47 (2.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 45 (2.33%) Cloud Developer
17 45 (2.33%) Web Analyst
18 41 (2.12%) .NET Developer
19 40 (2.07%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (14.06%) HTML
2 247 (12.76%) CSS
3 226 (11.68%) Node.js
4 155 (8.01%) AngularJS
5 153 (7.91%) RESTful
6 146 (7.55%) REST
7 140 (7.24%) .NET
8 136 (7.03%) Spring
9 133 (6.87%) Web Services
10 130 (6.72%) HTML5
11 128 (6.61%) React
12 121 (6.25%) JSON
13 109 (5.63%) Kafka
14 89 (4.60%) jQuery
15 85 (4.39%) Play Framework
16 83 (4.29%) XML
17 82 (4.24%) Sass
18 79 (4.08%) Servlets
19 78 (4.03%) Gherkin
20 61 (3.15%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 160 (8.27%) User Experience
2 143 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
3 94 (4.86%) Mobile App
4 92 (4.75%) Computer Science
5 72 (3.72%) Algorithms
6 70 (3.62%) Public Cloud
7 57 (2.95%) Social Media
8 54 (2.79%) Greenfield Project
9 46 (2.38%) Data Structures
9 46 (2.38%) Device Driver
10 42 (2.17%) Data Centre
11 35 (1.81%) Management Information System
12 33 (1.71%) Smartphone
13 26 (1.34%) Fintech
14 24 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
14 24 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
15 20 (1.03%) Blog
16 19 (0.98%) Cloud Native
17 18 (0.93%) Private Cloud
18 17 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 452 (23.36%) Linux
2 240 (12.40%) Windows
3 153 (7.91%) Android
4 118 (6.10%) Ubuntu
5 113 (5.84%) Unix
6 84 (4.34%) Apple iOS
7 75 (3.88%) CentOS
8 59 (3.05%) Windows Server
9 47 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 32 (1.65%) Mac OS X
11 25 (1.29%) Mac OS
12 22 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (0.88%) DC/OS
14 14 (0.72%) Debian
15 13 (0.67%) Windows 7
16 12 (0.62%) Solaris
16 12 (0.62%) Windows 10
17 11 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
17 11 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
18 10 (0.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 690 (35.66%) Agile Software Development
2 488 (25.22%) Analytics
3 486 (25.12%) DevOps
4 344 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
5 229 (11.83%) Microservices
6 221 (11.42%) TDD
7 220 (11.37%) Test Automation
8 214 (11.06%) Configuration Management
9 212 (10.96%) Scrum
10 182 (9.41%) Problem-Solving
11 181 (9.35%) Open Source
12 174 (8.99%) Migration
13 143 (7.39%) E-Commerce
14 128 (6.61%) Software Engineering
14 128 (6.61%) Web Development
15 124 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
16 111 (5.74%) SEO
17 104 (5.37%) Kanban
18 101 (5.22%) Continuous Delivery
19 95 (4.91%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 492 (25.43%) Java
1 492 (25.43%) Python
2 444 (22.95%) JavaScript
3 381 (19.69%) SQL
4 175 (9.04%) Ruby
5 162 (8.37%) C#
6 158 (8.17%) Go
7 156 (8.06%) Scala
8 131 (6.77%) Bash Shell
9 79 (4.08%) C++
10 69 (3.57%) Perl
11 68 (3.51%) PHP
12 65 (3.36%) Java 8
13 62 (3.20%) Groovy
14 54 (2.79%) PowerShell
15 42 (2.17%) ES6
15 42 (2.17%) Haskell
16 39 (2.02%) C
17 37 (1.91%) TypeScript
18 33 (1.71%) R
Qualifications
1 129 (6.67%) Degree
2 89 (4.60%) Security Cleared
3 78 (4.03%) SC Cleared
4 41 (2.12%) BPSS Clearance
5 33 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (0.78%) PhD
7 14 (0.72%) Master's Degree
8 13 (0.67%) AWS Certification
8 13 (0.67%) CISSP
9 12 (0.62%) A+ Certification
9 12 (0.62%) MCSE
10 11 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (0.57%) MCDST
10 11 (0.57%) MCP
10 11 (0.57%) NVQ Level 3
11 9 (0.47%) CISM
11 9 (0.47%) DBS Check
12 8 (0.41%) CISA
13 6 (0.31%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (3.77%) QA
2 35 (1.81%) GDPR
3 18 (0.93%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.62%) PSD2
5 9 (0.47%) Actionable Recommendations
5 9 (0.47%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.36%) SLA
8 6 (0.31%) PMO
9 5 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 4 (0.21%) ISAE 3402
10 4 (0.21%) ISO 22301
10 4 (0.21%) ISO 31000
10 4 (0.21%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 4 (0.21%) WCAG
11 3 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (0.10%) NIST 800
13 1 (0.052%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 384 (19.84%) Docker
2 93 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (4.08%) Active Directory
4 39 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
5 36 (1.86%) Hyper-V
6 33 (1.71%) Xen
7 28 (1.45%) VirtualBox
8 17 (0.88%) Apache Flume
9 14 (0.72%) HDFS
10 13 (0.67%) vSphere
11 9 (0.47%) OpenAM
12 7 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 7 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.31%) KVM
13 6 (0.31%) XenApp
14 5 (0.26%) Slurm Workload Manager
15 4 (0.21%) ISA Server
15 4 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
16 3 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
17 2 (0.10%) NFS
Systems Management
1 249 (12.87%) Kubernetes
2 243 (12.56%) Ansible
3 202 (10.44%) Puppet
4 180 (9.30%) Terraform
5 134 (6.93%) Opscode Chef
6 101 (5.22%) Kibana
7 98 (5.06%) Grafana
8 51 (2.64%) Nagios
9 44 (2.27%) Prometheus
10 43 (2.22%) Packer
11 32 (1.65%) logstash
12 29 (1.50%) Icinga
13 24 (1.24%) Salt
14 23 (1.19%) Hadoop YARN
15 20 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
16 19 (0.98%) SCCM
17 18 (0.93%) Docker Swarm
18 17 (0.88%) Mesos
19 16 (0.83%) Graphite
19 16 (0.83%) Oozie
Vendors
1 232 (11.99%) Microsoft
2 144 (7.44%) Adobe
3 113 (5.84%) VMware
4 83 (4.29%) Oracle
5 72 (3.72%) Tableau
6 70 (3.62%) Red Hat
7 68 (3.51%) Splunk
8 66 (3.41%) Apple
9 59 (3.05%) IBM
10 37 (1.91%) New Relic
11 35 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
12 34 (1.76%) Tealium
13 33 (1.71%) Twitter
14 30 (1.55%) Citrix
15 29 (1.50%) Facebook
16 28 (1.45%) Atlassian
17 27 (1.40%) Apigee
18 24 (1.24%) SAP
19 23 (1.19%) Cisco
20 20 (1.03%) Omniture