Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 221 251
Rank change year-on-year +35 +30 +42
Contract jobs citing Google 1291 1170 1005
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.41% 1.19% 0.97%
As % of the Vendors category 3.28% 2.65% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 870 802 660
England median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +6.16%
10th Percentile £172 £210 £212
90th Percentile £613 £593 £550
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 34 46
England median hourly rate £27.16 £19.61 £21.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.50% -8.02% +21.83%
10th Percentile £12.00 £14.39 £12.38
90th Percentile £51.50 £52.23 £40.00
UK median hourly rate £27.16 £19.61 £21.64
% change year-on-year +38.50% -9.38% +23.66%

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 39361 44159 45116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.09% 44.77% 43.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 24493 27391 27099
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £245 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1277 1558 1999
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +5.33%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £45.66 £44.50 £43.00
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 18 October 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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +9 765 £450 +9.09% 232
South East +63 200 £439 +9.69% 49
North of England +75 120 £353 -11.88% 136
Midlands +12 92 £300 -33.33% 88
West Midlands +22 68 £300 -27.71% 32
East of England +15 55 £350 +16.67% 32
South West +8 53 £400 +6.67% 33
Yorkshire +15 51 £400 - 61
North West +36 45 £275 -32.93% 73
East Midlands -3 24 £304 -46.24% 56
North East +83 22 £375 -6.83% 2
Google
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 380 (29.43%) Analytics
2 363 (28.12%) Agile Software Development
3 341 (26.41%) Amazon AWS
4 322 (24.94%) Google Cloud Platform
5 296 (22.93%) Google Analytics
6 294 (22.77%) Java
7 241 (18.67%) Python
8 235 (18.20%) JavaScript
9 233 (18.05%) HTML
10 231 (17.89%) Linux
11 209 (16.19%) CSS
12 205 (15.88%) DevOps
13 196 (15.18%) Jenkins
14 189 (14.64%) Marketing
15 181 (14.02%) SQL
16 173 (13.40%) Finance
16 173 (13.40%) JIRA
17 171 (13.25%) Microsoft Azure
18 167 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
19 160 (12.39%) Git (software)
20 158 (12.24%) Microsoft
21 155 (12.01%) Open Source
22 153 (11.85%) Windows
23 142 (11.00%) Docker
24 141 (10.92%) Test Automation
25 136 (10.53%) Ruby
26 134 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
27 131 (10.15%) Scala
28 130 (10.07%) HTML5
29 129 (9.99%) Big Data

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
1 100 (7.75%) Apache Spark
2 87 (6.74%) Confluence
3 66 (5.11%) Apache
4 57 (4.42%) Tomcat
5 49 (3.80%) CMS
6 34 (2.63%) IIS
7 29 (2.25%) nginx
8 27 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
9 26 (2.01%) WebSphere
10 24 (1.86%) JBoss
10 24 (1.86%) OpenStack
10 24 (1.86%) SharePoint
11 23 (1.78%) Drupal
12 16 (1.24%) WordPress
13 15 (1.16%) Jetty
13 15 (1.16%) Mongrel
13 15 (1.16%) WebLogic
14 14 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
15 11 (0.85%) SAS
16 10 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 91 (7.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 56 (4.34%) Microsoft Office
3 48 (3.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.24%) Photoshop
6 15 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.54%) InVision
9 6 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
10 3 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (0.15%) InDesign
11 2 (0.15%) SPSS
12 1 (0.077%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.077%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.077%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.077%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.077%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 18 (1.39%) WebTrends
2 11 (0.85%) NetSuite
3 7 (0.54%) SessionCam
4 3 (0.23%) Eloqua
4 3 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.23%) Social Studio
5 2 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.077%) Magento
6 1 (0.077%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.077%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.077%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.077%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.077%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.077%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 341 (26.41%) Amazon AWS
2 322 (24.94%) Google Cloud Platform
3 296 (22.93%) Google Analytics
4 171 (13.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 128 (9.91%) G Suite
6 58 (4.49%) GitHub
7 41 (3.18%) Google Play
8 35 (2.71%) PaaS
9 34 (2.63%) Adobe Analytics
10 33 (2.56%) Office 365
11 30 (2.32%) Google App Engine
11 30 (2.32%) Google Drive
12 29 (2.25%) IaaS
13 28 (2.17%) Google Tag Manager
14 27 (2.09%) npm
15 23 (1.78%) AdWords
15 23 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
15 23 (1.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 22 (1.70%) OpenShift
17 21 (1.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 107 (8.29%) HTTP
2 51 (3.95%) TCP/IP
3 46 (3.56%) DNS
4 37 (2.87%) SSL
5 33 (2.56%) DHCP
6 23 (1.78%) VPN
7 22 (1.70%) Firewall
8 18 (1.39%) Internet
9 16 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
10 14 (1.08%) FTP
10 14 (1.08%) IPsec
11 11 (0.85%) LAN
11 11 (0.85%) SAN
12 10 (0.77%) WAN
12 10 (0.77%) Wireless
13 8 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (0.62%) VoIP
14 7 (0.54%) Kerberos
14 7 (0.54%) NAS
14 7 (0.54%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (9.99%) Big Data
2 99 (7.67%) Hadoop
3 67 (5.19%) MySQL
4 65 (5.03%) Relational Database
5 54 (4.18%) Apache Hive
5 54 (4.18%) SQL Server
6 51 (3.95%) NoSQL
7 39 (3.02%) BigQuery
7 39 (3.02%) HBase
8 37 (2.87%) MongoDB
9 35 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
10 33 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
11 21 (1.63%) Data Lake
11 21 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
12 15 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 13 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
13 13 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
14 12 (0.93%) Power BI
15 10 (0.77%) InterSystems Cache
16 9 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 196 (15.18%) Jenkins
2 173 (13.40%) JIRA
3 160 (12.39%) Git (software)
4 84 (6.51%) Subversion
5 75 (5.81%) JUnit
6 47 (3.64%) Selenium
7 36 (2.79%) gulp
8 35 (2.71%) Maven
9 33 (2.56%) Grunt
10 26 (2.01%) webpack
11 25 (1.94%) Visual Studio
12 24 (1.86%) Cucumber
13 18 (1.39%) Ant
14 17 (1.32%) Eclipse
14 17 (1.32%) Karma Test Runner
15 16 (1.24%) Jasmine
15 16 (1.24%) Travis CI
16 15 (1.16%) Bower
16 15 (1.16%) TeamCity
17 14 (1.08%) GitLab
General
1 189 (14.64%) Marketing
2 173 (13.40%) Finance
3 82 (6.35%) Banking
4 75 (5.81%) Retail
5 54 (4.18%) Telecoms
6 42 (3.25%) Advertising
7 29 (2.25%) Automotive
7 29 (2.25%) Manufacturing
8 26 (2.01%) Investment Banking
9 25 (1.94%) Electronics
10 23 (1.78%) Games
10 23 (1.78%) Publishing
11 15 (1.16%) Retail Banking
12 12 (0.93%) Legal
13 11 (0.85%) Spanish Language
14 10 (0.77%) Front Office
15 7 (0.54%) French Language
15 7 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.46%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.46%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 376 (29.12%) Developer
2 227 (17.58%) Analyst
3 92 (7.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 89 (6.89%) Java Developer
5 80 (6.20%) Architect
6 61 (4.73%) Consultant
7 59 (4.57%) Data Engineer
8 54 (4.18%) Senior Developer
9 53 (4.11%) Scala Developer
10 50 (3.87%) Business Analyst
11 49 (3.80%) Big Data Engineer
12 42 (3.25%) Digital Analyst
12 42 (3.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 41 (3.18%) JavaScript Developer
13 41 (3.18%) Support Analyst
14 40 (3.10%) Web Analyst
15 39 (3.02%) Cloud Architect
16 36 (2.79%) Android Developer
17 29 (2.25%) Project Manager
18 27 (2.09%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (18.05%) HTML
2 209 (16.19%) CSS
3 130 (10.07%) HTML5
4 123 (9.53%) CSS3
5 115 (8.91%) Spring
6 114 (8.83%) REST
7 111 (8.60%) Web Services
8 108 (8.37%) Node.js
9 107 (8.29%) JSON
10 91 (7.05%) AngularJS
11 88 (6.82%) Ajax
12 86 (6.66%) RESTful
13 76 (5.89%) .NET
13 76 (5.89%) Guice
14 69 (5.34%) React
15 68 (5.27%) Play Framework
15 68 (5.27%) Ruby on Rails
16 67 (5.19%) Django
17 60 (4.65%) jQuery
18 55 (4.26%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 134 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
2 113 (8.75%) User Experience
3 48 (3.72%) Mobile App
4 45 (3.49%) Smartphone
5 40 (3.10%) Greenfield Project
6 33 (2.56%) Social Media
7 32 (2.48%) Public Cloud
8 29 (2.25%) Computer Science
9 26 (2.01%) Fintech
10 22 (1.70%) Hybrid Cloud
11 18 (1.39%) Management Information System
12 16 (1.24%) Algorithms
13 12 (0.93%) Data Centre
14 11 (0.85%) Cloud Native
14 11 (0.85%) Private Cloud
15 10 (0.77%) Virtual Team
16 9 (0.70%) N-Tier
17 8 (0.62%) Fixed Income
17 8 (0.62%) Marketing Technology
18 7 (0.54%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 231 (17.89%) Linux
2 153 (11.85%) Windows
3 123 (9.53%) Android
4 96 (7.44%) Apple iOS
5 72 (5.58%) Unix
6 35 (2.71%) Windows Server
7 24 (1.86%) Ubuntu
8 17 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (1.16%) CentOS
10 14 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (0.93%) Windows 7
12 11 (0.85%) Mac OS
13 9 (0.70%) Mac OS X
14 8 (0.62%) Windows 10
15 5 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.15%) CoreOS
16 2 (0.15%) Debian
16 2 (0.15%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (29.43%) Analytics
2 363 (28.12%) Agile Software Development
3 205 (15.88%) DevOps
4 167 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
5 155 (12.01%) Open Source
6 141 (10.92%) Test Automation
7 113 (8.75%) TDD
8 110 (8.52%) Configuration Management
9 103 (7.98%) Scrum
10 98 (7.59%) E-Commerce
11 92 (7.13%) Business Intelligence
12 90 (6.97%) Responsive Web Design
13 87 (6.74%) Digital Marketing
14 85 (6.58%) MVC
14 85 (6.58%) SEO
15 81 (6.27%) Web Design
16 75 (5.81%) Microservices
17 72 (5.58%) Migration
18 70 (5.42%) Web Analytics
19 65 (5.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 294 (22.77%) Java
2 241 (18.67%) Python
3 235 (18.20%) JavaScript
4 181 (14.02%) SQL
5 136 (10.53%) Ruby
6 131 (10.15%) Scala
7 98 (7.59%) C#
8 58 (4.49%) Go
9 47 (3.64%) PHP
10 43 (3.33%) R
11 36 (2.79%) Perl
12 23 (1.78%) Bash Shell
13 20 (1.55%) ES6
14 14 (1.08%) C
14 14 (1.08%) C++
14 14 (1.08%) Groovy
14 14 (1.08%) TypeScript
15 11 (0.85%) Shell Script
15 11 (0.85%) VBA
16 10 (0.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 86 (6.66%) Security Cleared
2 70 (5.42%) SC Cleared
3 68 (5.27%) Degree
4 40 (3.10%) CTC Cleared
5 14 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 14 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (0.77%) PhD
8 8 (0.62%) MCSE
8 8 (0.62%) PMI Certification
9 7 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.54%) Master's Degree
9 7 (0.54%) MCITP
9 7 (0.54%) MCSA
10 6 (0.46%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.46%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.46%) PMP
10 6 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (0.39%) DBS Check
12 4 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.25%) QA
2 25 (1.94%) GCP
3 12 (0.93%) SLA
4 10 (0.77%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.70%) HL7
6 5 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.31%) MiFID
8 3 (0.23%) COBIT
8 3 (0.23%) GDPR
9 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.077%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.077%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.077%) PMO
10 1 (0.077%) PSD2
System Software
1 142 (11.00%) Docker
2 84 (6.51%) Active Directory
3 30 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.39%) HDFS
5 16 (1.24%) Xen
6 12 (0.93%) vSphere
7 11 (0.85%) XenApp
8 9 (0.70%) Apache Flume
9 8 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (0.54%) vCloud
11 6 (0.46%) GPFS
11 6 (0.46%) LXC
12 5 (0.39%) Hyper-V
13 4 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 2 (0.15%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.077%) KVM
15 1 (0.077%) OpenAM
15 1 (0.077%) OpenIDM
15 1 (0.077%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 97 (7.51%) Kubernetes
2 95 (7.36%) Puppet
3 82 (6.35%) Terraform
4 77 (5.96%) Ansible
5 55 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (2.01%) SCCM
7 20 (1.55%) Kibana
8 18 (1.39%) Packer
9 12 (0.93%) Grafana
10 11 (0.85%) ZABBIX
11 9 (0.70%) Ambari
12 8 (0.62%) logstash
12 8 (0.62%) Oozie
13 7 (0.54%) Consul
13 7 (0.54%) Mesos
14 6 (0.46%) Docker Swarm
14 6 (0.46%) Hadoop YARN
14 6 (0.46%) Nagios
14 6 (0.46%) Prometheus
15 5 (0.39%) Salt
Vendors
1 158 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 69 (5.34%) Apple
3 66 (5.11%) Adobe
4 61 (4.73%) Oracle
5 55 (4.26%) Tableau
6 47 (3.64%) VMware
7 37 (2.87%) Twitter
8 33 (2.56%) SAP
9 29 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
10 27 (2.09%) Facebook
11 25 (1.94%) Splunk
12 22 (1.70%) Hortonworks
13 20 (1.55%) Cisco
13 20 (1.55%) Red Hat
14 19 (1.47%) IBM
14 19 (1.47%) Sitecore
15 16 (1.24%) Coremetrics
16 15 (1.16%) Citrix
17 14 (1.08%) ServiceNow
18 13 (1.01%) Cloudera