Period
to 21 April 2019

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 April 2019 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 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 153 199
Rank change year-on-year +65 +46 +76
Contract jobs citing Google 2,315 1,652 1,123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.64% 1.78% 1.32%
As % of the Vendors category 6.23% 4.30% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,498 1,100 750
England median daily rate £525 £475 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +17.28% +1.25%
10th Percentile £325 £249 £205
90th Percentile £688 £625 £580
UK median daily rate £513 £475 £405
% change year-on-year +7.89% +17.28% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 48 27
England median hourly rate £15.85 £24.05 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.09% +51.72% -14.32%
10th Percentile £9.25 £12.42 £11.15
90th Percentile £47.50 £34.63 £75.40
UK median hourly rate £16.43 £24.05 £15.64
% change year-on-year -31.70% +53.76% -6.63%

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 37,136 38,451 37,827
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.39% 41.49% 44.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,431 24,135 23,468
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £255
90th Percentile £648 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,252 1,334 1,320
England median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.86% - -6.54%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.80 £10.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.03
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94% -10.53%

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 April 2019.

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 April 2019.

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 April 2019. 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 +70 1,540 £539 +7.75% 183
South East +32 296 £425 - 23
North of England +62 221 £435 -5.95% 40
Midlands -6 141 £500 +11.11% 29
Yorkshire +52 121 £443 -1.67% 14
West Midlands -13 105 £513 +13.89% 18
North West +22 84 £450 -5.26% 26
South West -11 77 £463 +23.33% 15
East Midlands +12 35 £417 -8.66% 11
East of England -24 34 £375 - 19
North East -2 16 £400 +23.08%
Google
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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 1,234 (53.30%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1,043 (45.05%) Amazon AWS
3 773 (33.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 708 (30.58%) Agile Software Development
5 644 (27.82%) DevOps
6 565 (24.41%) Java
7 562 (24.28%) Python
8 549 (23.71%) Analytics
9 483 (20.86%) JavaScript
10 471 (20.35%) Linux
11 424 (18.32%) Jenkins
12 408 (17.62%) Docker
13 398 (17.19%) Kubernetes
14 393 (16.98%) SQL
15 382 (16.50%) Finance
16 354 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
17 335 (14.47%) Microsoft
18 322 (13.91%) Google Analytics
19 299 (12.92%) Microservices
20 274 (11.84%) Big Data
21 267 (11.53%) Puppet
22 266 (11.49%) Git (software)
23 257 (11.10%) Ansible
24 251 (10.84%) TDD
24 251 (10.84%) Problem-Solving
25 240 (10.37%) Configuration Management
25 240 (10.37%) HTML
26 238 (10.28%) Open Source
26 238 (10.28%) Terraform
27 232 (10.02%) Windows

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
1 172 (7.43%) Apache
2 166 (7.17%) Apache Spark
3 112 (4.84%) Confluence
4 104 (4.49%) nginx
5 97 (4.19%) Tomcat
6 95 (4.10%) CMS
7 71 (3.07%) IIS
8 66 (2.85%) Apache Airflow
9 63 (2.72%) Elasticsearch
9 63 (2.72%) WebSphere
10 59 (2.55%) Jetty
10 59 (2.55%) Mongrel
11 37 (1.60%) WebLogic
12 31 (1.34%) SharePoint
13 30 (1.30%) JBoss
14 28 (1.21%) Cloud Foundry
15 25 (1.08%) Apache Solr
16 24 (1.04%) SAS
17 21 (0.91%) WordPress
18 19 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 67 (2.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 66 (2.85%) Microsoft Office
3 33 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 30 (1.30%) Photoshop
5 23 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
6 15 (0.65%) Chatbot
7 9 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.26%) InDesign
9 4 (0.17%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.17%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.17%) SPSS
10 3 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (0.13%) InVision
11 2 (0.086%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.086%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.086%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.086%) Stata
12 1 (0.043%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.043%) Microsoft Project
12 1 (0.043%) Revit
Business Applications
1 12 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.39%) FastStats
2 9 (0.39%) Magento
3 8 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
5 5 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.22%) WebTrends
6 4 (0.17%) Shopify
7 3 (0.13%) Eikon
7 3 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (0.13%) Oracle CRM On Demand
8 2 (0.086%) SDL Web 8
8 2 (0.086%) SessionCam
8 2 (0.086%) Sprinklr
9 1 (0.043%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.043%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.043%) Fredhopper
9 1 (0.043%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.043%) SAP Hybris
9 1 (0.043%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1,234 (53.30%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1,043 (45.05%) Amazon AWS
3 773 (33.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 322 (13.91%) Google Analytics
5 128 (5.53%) GitHub
6 127 (5.49%) Cloud Computing
7 109 (4.71%) Google App Engine
8 87 (3.76%) PaaS
9 83 (3.59%) G Suite
10 81 (3.50%) IaaS
11 80 (3.46%) SaaS
12 79 (3.41%) Office 365
13 75 (3.24%) AWS CloudFormation
14 71 (3.07%) Amazon EC2
15 65 (2.81%) Serverless
16 62 (2.68%) Google Tag Manager
17 59 (2.55%) Stackdriver
18 47 (2.03%) OpenShift
19 44 (1.90%) Google Play
20 43 (1.86%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 152 (6.57%) HTTP
2 122 (5.27%) DNS
3 106 (4.58%) TCP/IP
4 102 (4.41%) SSL
5 81 (3.50%) DHCP
5 81 (3.50%) Firewall
6 71 (3.07%) FTP
7 70 (3.02%) IPsec
8 56 (2.42%) VPN
9 34 (1.47%) Internet
10 30 (1.30%) WAN
11 26 (1.12%) LAN
12 23 (0.99%) Network Security
13 19 (0.82%) SAN
14 18 (0.78%) Skype
15 14 (0.60%) DSL
16 11 (0.48%) BGP
16 11 (0.48%) OSPF
16 11 (0.48%) WLAN
17 10 (0.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (11.84%) Big Data
2 184 (7.95%) NoSQL
3 180 (7.78%) Hadoop
4 157 (6.78%) BigQuery
5 151 (6.52%) MongoDB
6 108 (4.67%) Relational Database
7 107 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
8 92 (3.97%) MySQL
9 85 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
10 79 (3.41%) SQL Server
11 78 (3.37%) Apache Hive
12 62 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
13 44 (1.90%) HBase
13 44 (1.90%) Redis
14 35 (1.51%) Data Lake
15 27 (1.17%) Power BI
16 23 (0.99%) Impala
16 23 (0.99%) Oracle Database
17 22 (0.95%) Amazon Redshift
17 22 (0.95%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 424 (18.32%) Jenkins
2 266 (11.49%) Git (software)
3 173 (7.47%) JIRA
4 113 (4.88%) JUnit
5 83 (3.59%) Travis CI
6 76 (3.28%) Subversion
7 75 (3.24%) Selenium
8 72 (3.11%) Maven
9 55 (2.38%) Ant
10 54 (2.33%) Cucumber
10 54 (2.33%) gulp
11 46 (1.99%) Hudson
12 41 (1.77%) Grunt
13 37 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 37 (1.60%) Gradle
13 37 (1.60%) Visual Studio
14 36 (1.56%) Eclipse
15 35 (1.51%) Sonatype Nexus
16 33 (1.43%) Gatling
16 33 (1.43%) TeamCity
General
1 382 (16.50%) Finance
2 161 (6.95%) Banking
3 156 (6.74%) Marketing
4 109 (4.71%) Retail
5 52 (2.25%) Publishing
6 33 (1.43%) Advertising
7 29 (1.25%) Front Office
8 28 (1.21%) Financial Institution
8 28 (1.21%) Telecoms
9 24 (1.04%) Investment Banking
10 21 (0.91%) Games
11 15 (0.65%) Back Office
11 15 (0.65%) Billing
12 14 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
13 13 (0.56%) Automotive
13 13 (0.56%) Legal
13 13 (0.56%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.39%) Electronics
15 5 (0.22%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 603 (26.05%) Developer
2 311 (13.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 279 (12.05%) Architect
4 236 (10.19%) Analyst
5 183 (7.90%) Cloud Engineer
6 168 (7.26%) Data Engineer
7 149 (6.44%) Cloud Architect
8 116 (5.01%) Java Developer
9 104 (4.49%) Consultant
10 93 (4.02%) Python Engineer
11 87 (3.76%) Senior Developer
12 85 (3.67%) Big Data Engineer
13 79 (3.41%) Scala Developer
14 69 (2.98%) AWS Engineer
15 65 (2.81%) AWS DevOps
16 63 (2.72%) JavaScript Developer
17 61 (2.63%) Full Stack Developer
18 54 (2.33%) Agile Developer
19 53 (2.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
20 49 (2.12%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (10.37%) HTML
2 225 (9.72%) Web Services
3 223 (9.63%) Node.js
4 213 (9.20%) CSS
5 196 (8.47%) REST
6 187 (8.08%) RESTful
7 183 (7.90%) .NET
8 182 (7.86%) Spring
9 155 (6.70%) AngularJS
10 129 (5.57%) JSON
11 125 (5.40%) React
12 116 (5.01%) HTML5
13 111 (4.79%) Kafka
14 109 (4.71%) J2EE
15 100 (4.32%) Servlets
16 87 (3.76%) Play Framework
17 85 (3.67%) jQuery
18 70 (3.02%) Django
19 65 (2.81%) XML
20 64 (2.76%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 181 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
2 149 (6.44%) User Experience
3 101 (4.36%) Public Cloud
4 83 (3.59%) Fintech
5 67 (2.89%) Greenfield Project
6 66 (2.85%) Data Centre
7 64 (2.76%) Mobile App
8 63 (2.72%) Algorithms
9 41 (1.77%) Social Media
10 37 (1.60%) Blog
10 37 (1.60%) iPad
10 37 (1.60%) Management Information System
11 32 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
12 30 (1.30%) Cloud Native
13 29 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
14 27 (1.17%) Hedge funds
15 23 (0.99%) Data Structures
16 20 (0.86%) Enterprise Cloud
16 20 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
17 19 (0.82%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 471 (20.35%) Linux
2 232 (10.02%) Windows
3 123 (5.31%) Unix
4 107 (4.62%) Android
5 69 (2.98%) Apple iOS
6 61 (2.63%) Ubuntu
7 43 (1.86%) Windows Server
8 34 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 32 (1.38%) CentOS
10 24 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (0.78%) Windows 10
12 13 (0.56%) Windows 7
13 11 (0.48%) AIX
14 9 (0.39%) Mac OS
14 9 (0.39%) Mac OS X
14 9 (0.39%) Solaris
15 7 (0.30%) Debian
16 6 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
17 5 (0.22%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 708 (30.58%) Agile Software Development
2 644 (27.82%) DevOps
3 549 (23.71%) Analytics
4 354 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
5 299 (12.92%) Microservices
6 251 (10.84%) Problem-Solving
6 251 (10.84%) TDD
7 240 (10.37%) Configuration Management
8 238 (10.28%) Open Source
9 229 (9.89%) Scrum
10 224 (9.68%) Test Automation
11 199 (8.60%) Data Science
12 179 (7.73%) E-Commerce
13 163 (7.04%) Migration
14 149 (6.44%) Kanban
15 145 (6.26%) Software Engineering
16 135 (5.83%) BDD
17 129 (5.57%) ETL
17 129 (5.57%) Machine Learning
18 120 (5.18%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 565 (24.41%) Java
2 562 (24.28%) Python
3 483 (20.86%) JavaScript
4 393 (16.98%) SQL
5 186 (8.03%) Scala
6 159 (6.87%) C#
7 150 (6.48%) Ruby
8 131 (5.66%) Bash Shell
9 113 (4.88%) PowerShell
10 106 (4.58%) Go
11 69 (2.98%) TypeScript
12 62 (2.68%) Groovy
13 59 (2.55%) PHP
14 58 (2.51%) C++
15 56 (2.42%) R
16 51 (2.20%) Perl
17 38 (1.64%) Java 8
18 30 (1.30%) C
19 29 (1.25%) ES6
20 28 (1.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 163 (7.04%) Degree
2 79 (3.41%) Security Cleared
3 71 (3.07%) BPSS Clearance
4 57 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
5 49 (2.12%) SC Cleared
6 35 (1.51%) Master's Degree
7 30 (1.30%) CISSP
7 30 (1.30%) PhD
8 28 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
9 27 (1.17%) CISM
10 24 (1.04%) CISA
11 16 (0.69%) ISSMP
12 15 (0.65%) CCIE
13 14 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (0.52%) MCSE
15 11 (0.48%) CSSLP
16 10 (0.43%) MCSA
17 9 (0.39%) DV Cleared
17 9 (0.39%) ISSAP
18 8 (0.35%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (3.11%) QA
2 49 (2.12%) GDPR
3 35 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (1.34%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.73%) Data Quality
6 15 (0.65%) SLA
7 11 (0.48%) HIPAA
8 10 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 10 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.39%) FedRAMP
10 8 (0.35%) ISAE 3402
10 8 (0.35%) ISO 22301
10 8 (0.35%) ISO 31000
10 8 (0.35%) ISO 9001
11 7 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
12 6 (0.26%) PSD2
13 3 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
14 2 (0.086%) MiFID
14 2 (0.086%) PMO
14 2 (0.086%) WCAG
System Software
1 408 (17.62%) Docker
2 106 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (3.84%) Active Directory
4 64 (2.76%) Xen
5 38 (1.64%) HDFS
6 33 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
7 23 (0.99%) Hyper-V
8 17 (0.73%) Apache Flume
9 16 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
9 16 (0.69%) XenApp
10 13 (0.56%) VirtualBox
11 11 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 11 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
11 11 (0.48%) vSphere
12 8 (0.35%) ISA Server
13 5 (0.22%) VMware NSX
14 4 (0.17%) Slurm Workload Manager
14 4 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
15 3 (0.13%) BitLocker
16 2 (0.086%) etcd
Systems Management
1 398 (17.19%) Kubernetes
2 267 (11.53%) Puppet
3 257 (11.10%) Ansible
4 238 (10.28%) Terraform
5 168 (7.26%) Opscode Chef
6 62 (2.68%) Grafana
7 58 (2.51%) Salt
8 45 (1.94%) Kibana
9 41 (1.77%) Istio
10 35 (1.51%) Hadoop YARN
11 28 (1.21%) Packer
12 24 (1.04%) Prometheus
13 23 (0.99%) Nagios
14 19 (0.82%) Icinga
15 17 (0.73%) Docker Swarm
16 15 (0.65%) Mesos
17 14 (0.60%) Oozie
18 13 (0.56%) NetBackup
19 12 (0.52%) Matomo
19 12 (0.52%) Rancher
Vendors
1 335 (14.47%) Microsoft
2 138 (5.96%) VMware
3 126 (5.44%) Adobe
4 117 (5.05%) Oracle
5 81 (3.50%) Splunk
6 76 (3.28%) Tableau
7 59 (2.55%) IBM
8 50 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
9 49 (2.12%) Cisco
10 45 (1.94%) New Relic
10 45 (1.94%) Red Hat
10 45 (1.94%) Twitter
11 44 (1.90%) Facebook
12 41 (1.77%) NetApp
13 37 (1.60%) EMC
14 34 (1.47%) Apple
15 32 (1.38%) SAP
16 30 (1.30%) ServiceNow
17 28 (1.21%) Citrix
18 23 (0.99%) TOWER Software