Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 2017 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
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 223 255
Rank change year-on-year +34 +32 +32
Contract jobs citing Google 1297 1161 986
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.38% 1.19% 0.94%
As % of the Vendors category 3.22% 2.64% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 784 659
England median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £175 £206 £213
90th Percentile £613 £586 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 31 46
England median hourly rate £27.05 £20.00 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.23% +5.10% -2.41%
10th Percentile £13.00 £15.21 £12.38
90th Percentile £39.58 £55.00 £40.00
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £20.00 £19.23
% change year-on-year +35.00% +4.00% -1.38%

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 40269 43942 45222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.77% 45.18% 43.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 25273 27142 27158
England median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £243 £245 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £433 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.98% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1334 1556 1927
England median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.53% -2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £44.75 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.46 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.79% -5.71% +6.06%

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 25 November 2017.

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 25 November 2017.

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 25 November 2017. 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 +5 782 £465 +9.41% 218
South East +80 207 £413 +4.43% 65
North of England +36 114 £380 -5.00% 111
Midlands +18 85 £305 -32.22% 78
West Midlands +21 60 £263 -37.50% 32
East of England +20 57 £350 +59.09% 37
South West +13 53 £400 -5.88% 20
Yorkshire +9 49 £425 +6.25% 49
North West +19 41 £363 -13.69% 59
East Midlands 0 25 £340 -28.42% 42
North East +65 22 £378 -9.04% 3
Google
UK

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Google also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Google.

1 396 (30.53%) Analytics
2 392 (30.22%) Amazon AWS
3 371 (28.60%) Agile Software Development
4 356 (27.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 312 (24.06%) Google Analytics
6 296 (22.82%) Java
7 239 (18.43%) Python
8 229 (17.66%) JavaScript
8 229 (17.66%) DevOps
9 226 (17.42%) Linux
10 213 (16.42%) HTML
11 206 (15.88%) Jenkins
12 200 (15.42%) Marketing
13 196 (15.11%) Finance
14 193 (14.88%) Microsoft Azure
15 187 (14.42%) CSS
16 186 (14.34%) SQL
17 177 (13.65%) Continuous Integration
18 166 (12.80%) Docker
19 159 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
20 157 (12.10%) Microsoft
21 150 (11.57%) Open Source
22 144 (11.10%) JIRA
23 134 (10.33%) Git (software)
23 134 (10.33%) Ruby
24 129 (9.95%) Windows
24 129 (9.95%) G Suite
25 128 (9.87%) Scala
25 128 (9.87%) TDD
26 127 (9.79%) Web Services

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
1 101 (7.79%) Apache Spark
2 77 (5.94%) Confluence
3 64 (4.93%) Apache
4 59 (4.55%) Tomcat
5 49 (3.78%) CMS
6 35 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
7 34 (2.62%) IIS
8 31 (2.39%) OpenStack
9 30 (2.31%) nginx
10 25 (1.93%) WebSphere
11 21 (1.62%) JBoss
12 20 (1.54%) SharePoint
12 20 (1.54%) WordPress
13 19 (1.46%) Drupal
14 18 (1.39%) Jetty
14 18 (1.39%) Mongrel
15 12 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
15 12 (0.93%) WebLogic
16 11 (0.85%) SAS
17 10 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 79 (6.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 48 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
3 33 (2.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (1.46%) Photoshop
5 15 (1.16%) MS Visio
6 14 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.54%) InVision
9 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
10 3 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
10 3 (0.23%) SPSS
11 1 (0.077%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.077%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.077%) Gephi
11 1 (0.077%) InDesign
11 1 (0.077%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.077%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 19 (1.46%) WebTrends
2 11 (0.85%) NetSuite
3 6 (0.46%) SessionCam
4 4 (0.31%) Adobe Campaign
4 4 (0.31%) Magento
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle CRM On Demand
5 3 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.23%) Social Studio
6 2 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.077%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.077%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.077%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.077%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.077%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.077%) Sprinklr
7 1 (0.077%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 392 (30.22%) Amazon AWS
2 356 (27.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 312 (24.06%) Google Analytics
4 193 (14.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 129 (9.95%) G Suite
6 61 (4.70%) GitHub
7 50 (3.86%) Google Play
8 40 (3.08%) IaaS
9 39 (3.01%) Google App Engine
10 38 (2.93%) PaaS
11 34 (2.62%) Adobe Analytics
12 32 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
13 26 (2.00%) Google Tag Manager
13 26 (2.00%) Office 365
14 25 (1.93%) Google Drive
14 25 (1.93%) SaaS
15 24 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
16 23 (1.77%) Serverless
17 22 (1.70%) AWS Lambda
18 21 (1.62%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 90 (6.94%) HTTP
2 60 (4.63%) TCP/IP
3 56 (4.32%) DNS
4 40 (3.08%) DHCP
5 36 (2.78%) SSL
6 25 (1.93%) Firewall
6 25 (1.93%) VPN
7 22 (1.70%) Internet
8 21 (1.62%) FTP
9 19 (1.46%) IPsec
10 11 (0.85%) LAN
10 11 (0.85%) SAN
10 11 (0.85%) Wireless
11 10 (0.77%) SMS
11 10 (0.77%) WAN
11 10 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (0.69%) Ethernet
12 9 (0.69%) VoIP
13 8 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (0.62%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (9.79%) Big Data
2 105 (8.10%) Hadoop
3 78 (6.01%) MySQL
3 78 (6.01%) NoSQL
4 57 (4.39%) Apache Hive
5 56 (4.32%) MongoDB
5 56 (4.32%) Relational Database
6 54 (4.16%) PostgreSQL
6 54 (4.16%) SQL Server
7 47 (3.62%) BigQuery
7 47 (3.62%) HBase
8 38 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
9 28 (2.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 25 (1.93%) Data Lake
11 21 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
11 21 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
11 21 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
12 18 (1.39%) Redis
13 16 (1.23%) Neo4j
14 15 (1.16%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 206 (15.88%) Jenkins
2 144 (11.10%) JIRA
3 134 (10.33%) Git (software)
4 68 (5.24%) Subversion
5 57 (4.39%) JUnit
6 51 (3.93%) Selenium
7 42 (3.24%) Maven
8 33 (2.54%) Cucumber
9 32 (2.47%) gulp
10 29 (2.24%) Grunt
11 26 (2.00%) webpack
12 21 (1.62%) Visual Studio
13 20 (1.54%) GitLab
13 20 (1.54%) Travis CI
14 19 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 17 (1.31%) Ant
16 16 (1.23%) Karma Test Runner
17 15 (1.16%) Babel
18 14 (1.08%) Eclipse
18 14 (1.08%) TeamCity
General
1 200 (15.42%) Marketing
2 196 (15.11%) Finance
3 80 (6.17%) Banking
4 75 (5.78%) Retail
5 49 (3.78%) Advertising
6 48 (3.70%) Telecoms
7 33 (2.54%) Publishing
8 27 (2.08%) Manufacturing
9 26 (2.00%) Games
10 23 (1.77%) Electronics
11 21 (1.62%) Automotive
11 21 (1.62%) Investment Banking
12 17 (1.31%) Legal
13 16 (1.23%) Retail Banking
14 13 (1.00%) Spanish Language
15 8 (0.62%) German Language
16 7 (0.54%) Italian Language
16 7 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.54%) Russian Language
17 6 (0.46%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 355 (27.37%) Developer
2 216 (16.65%) Analyst
3 98 (7.56%) Architect
4 92 (7.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 82 (6.32%) Java Developer
6 61 (4.70%) Consultant
7 54 (4.16%) Data Engineer
7 54 (4.16%) Senior Developer
8 48 (3.70%) Business Analyst
9 47 (3.62%) Digital Analyst
10 46 (3.55%) Cloud Architect
11 44 (3.39%) JavaScript Developer
12 42 (3.24%) Big Data Engineer
12 42 (3.24%) Scala Developer
13 37 (2.85%) Android Developer
14 34 (2.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 33 (2.54%) Data Analyst
16 31 (2.39%) Full Stack Developer
17 29 (2.24%) Support Analyst
18 28 (2.16%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (16.42%) HTML
2 187 (14.42%) CSS
3 127 (9.79%) Web Services
4 121 (9.33%) Node.js
5 110 (8.48%) HTML5
6 106 (8.17%) Spring
7 97 (7.48%) CSS3
8 93 (7.17%) JSON
8 93 (7.17%) REST
9 91 (7.02%) AngularJS
10 88 (6.78%) RESTful
11 82 (6.32%) .NET
12 75 (5.78%) Ajax
12 75 (5.78%) React
13 69 (5.32%) Kafka
14 62 (4.78%) Guice
15 61 (4.70%) jQuery
16 59 (4.55%) Django
17 55 (4.24%) Ruby on Rails
18 53 (4.09%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 159 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
2 114 (8.79%) User Experience
3 62 (4.78%) Mobile App
4 45 (3.47%) Greenfield Project
5 44 (3.39%) Public Cloud
6 38 (2.93%) Social Media
7 32 (2.47%) Fintech
8 31 (2.39%) Computer Science
9 30 (2.31%) Smartphone
10 24 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
11 21 (1.62%) Algorithms
12 15 (1.16%) Management Information System
13 13 (1.00%) Data Centre
13 13 (1.00%) Marketing Technology
14 10 (0.77%) Animation
14 10 (0.77%) Virtual Team
15 9 (0.69%) Cloud Native
16 8 (0.62%) Blog
17 7 (0.54%) FMCG
17 7 (0.54%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 226 (17.42%) Linux
2 129 (9.95%) Windows
3 122 (9.41%) Android
4 92 (7.09%) Apple iOS
5 59 (4.55%) Unix
6 35 (2.70%) Windows Server
7 20 (1.54%) Ubuntu
8 19 (1.46%) CentOS
9 18 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (0.93%) Windows 10
13 10 (0.77%) Mac OS X
13 10 (0.77%) Windows 7
14 9 (0.69%) Mac OS
15 7 (0.54%) AIX
16 6 (0.46%) DC/OS
16 6 (0.46%) Solaris
17 4 (0.31%) CoreOS
18 2 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (30.53%) Analytics
2 371 (28.60%) Agile Software Development
3 229 (17.66%) DevOps
4 177 (13.65%) Continuous Integration
5 150 (11.57%) Open Source
6 128 (9.87%) TDD
7 127 (9.79%) Test Automation
8 106 (8.17%) Scrum
9 103 (7.94%) Configuration Management
10 98 (7.56%) E-Commerce
11 95 (7.32%) Microservices
12 91 (7.02%) SEO
13 85 (6.55%) Business Intelligence
14 83 (6.40%) Digital Marketing
15 76 (5.86%) BDD
16 73 (5.63%) Responsive Web Design
17 72 (5.55%) Migration
17 72 (5.55%) OO
18 71 (5.47%) Web Analytics
19 70 (5.40%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 296 (22.82%) Java
2 239 (18.43%) Python
3 229 (17.66%) JavaScript
4 186 (14.34%) SQL
5 134 (10.33%) Ruby
6 128 (9.87%) Scala
7 96 (7.40%) C#
8 65 (5.01%) Go
9 53 (4.09%) PHP
10 37 (2.85%) Perl
11 33 (2.54%) R
12 32 (2.47%) ES6
13 30 (2.31%) Bash Shell
14 22 (1.70%) TypeScript
15 17 (1.31%) Objective-C
16 13 (1.00%) C++
16 13 (1.00%) Groovy
16 13 (1.00%) VBA
17 12 (0.93%) C
18 10 (0.77%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 78 (6.01%) Security Cleared
2 72 (5.55%) Degree
3 60 (4.63%) SC Cleared
4 37 (2.85%) CTC Cleared
5 16 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 14 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (0.93%) PhD
8 9 (0.69%) DBS Check
9 8 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.62%) PMI Certification
10 7 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.54%) MCSA
10 7 (0.54%) MCSE
11 6 (0.46%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.46%) Master's Degree
11 6 (0.46%) MCITP
11 6 (0.46%) PMP
11 6 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.31%) CISM
12 4 (0.31%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.24%) QA
2 22 (1.70%) GCP
3 11 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.69%) HL7
4 9 (0.69%) SLA
5 5 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.23%) COBIT
6 3 (0.23%) GDPR
6 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.15%) MiFID
7 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.15%) PMO
8 1 (0.077%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.077%) PSD2
System Software
1 166 (12.80%) Docker
2 74 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 41 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (2.00%) HDFS
5 21 (1.62%) Xen
6 16 (1.23%) vSphere
7 15 (1.16%) Apache Flume
8 13 (1.00%) XenApp
9 12 (0.93%) vCloud
10 7 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (0.46%) GPFS
11 6 (0.46%) LXC
12 4 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 4 (0.31%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.23%) Hyper-V
14 2 (0.15%) Ceph
14 2 (0.15%) Shibboleth
14 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.077%) OpenAM
15 1 (0.077%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 96 (7.40%) Ansible
2 95 (7.32%) Kubernetes
2 95 (7.32%) Puppet
3 94 (7.25%) Terraform
4 61 (4.70%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (1.85%) SCCM
6 20 (1.54%) Kibana
6 20 (1.54%) Packer
7 16 (1.23%) ZABBIX
8 14 (1.08%) Nagios
9 13 (1.00%) Oozie
10 11 (0.85%) Grafana
11 9 (0.69%) Ambari
11 9 (0.69%) Prometheus
12 8 (0.62%) Consul
12 8 (0.62%) logstash
13 7 (0.54%) Mesos
14 6 (0.46%) Docker Swarm
14 6 (0.46%) Hadoop YARN
14 6 (0.46%) Salt
Vendors
1 157 (12.10%) Microsoft
2 72 (5.55%) Apple
3 69 (5.32%) Oracle
4 67 (5.17%) Adobe
5 63 (4.86%) VMware
6 62 (4.78%) Tableau
7 41 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
8 31 (2.39%) SAP
9 30 (2.31%) Twitter
10 29 (2.24%) Splunk
11 26 (2.00%) Facebook
12 25 (1.93%) Hortonworks
13 24 (1.85%) Sitecore
14 20 (1.54%) Cisco
14 20 (1.54%) Red Hat
15 19 (1.46%) Cloudera
16 15 (1.16%) Citrix
16 15 (1.16%) New Relic
17 14 (1.08%) IBM
17 14 (1.08%) ServiceNow