Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 208 270
Rank change year-on-year +45 +62 +21
Contract jobs citing Google 1,477 1,094 906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.61% 1.24% 0.91%
As % of the Vendors category 3.83% 2.77% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,015 739 609
England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £213
90th Percentile £625 £581 £563
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 26 31
England median hourly rate £26.69 £19.63 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.97% +2.05% -10.89%
10th Percentile £12.18 £12.36 £13.75
90th Percentile £35.54 £103.75 £27.00
UK median hourly rate £26.60 £18.63 £19.92
% change year-on-year +42.79% -6.48% -7.72%

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 38,569 39,555 42,256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.05% 44.82% 42.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,532 24,544 25,444
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
10th Percentile £238 £250 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,298 1,454 1,754
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.78% +8.43%
10th Percentile £10.94 £10.29 £10.10
90th Percentile £46.86 £45.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +9.09%

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 February 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 18 February 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 18 February 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 +31 897 £475 +15.15% 367
South East +43 263 £425 +13.33% 112
North of England +15 123 £450 +9.76% 186
Midlands +16 95 £400 +1.27% 81
East of England +23 76 £350 +7.69% 72
North West +29 67 £450 -10.00% 89
West Midlands 0 64 £400 -0.93% 60
Yorkshire -24 42 £463 +14.20% 85
South West +4 36 £366 -18.61% 63
East Midlands +16 31 £375 +11.11% 21
North East +30 12 £378 -4.13% 12
Google
UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 540 (36.56%) Amazon AWS
2 488 (33.04%) Analytics
3 484 (32.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 473 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
5 374 (25.32%) Google Analytics
6 316 (21.39%) Java
7 306 (20.72%) Microsoft Azure
8 301 (20.38%) Python
9 291 (19.70%) JavaScript
10 268 (18.14%) DevOps
11 223 (15.10%) Linux
12 220 (14.90%) Docker
13 206 (13.95%) SQL
14 203 (13.74%) Node.js
15 201 (13.61%) Marketing
16 198 (13.41%) HTML
17 193 (13.07%) Microsoft
18 189 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
19 187 (12.66%) CSS
20 182 (12.32%) Jenkins
21 178 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
22 177 (11.98%) Web Services
23 175 (11.85%) Finance
24 159 (10.77%) Windows
25 158 (10.70%) TDD
26 148 (10.02%) E-Commerce
27 146 (9.88%) Ansible
28 145 (9.82%) Big Data
29 134 (9.07%) Android
29 134 (9.07%) Microservices

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
1 104 (7.04%) Apache Spark
2 65 (4.40%) Apache
3 64 (4.33%) CMS
4 54 (3.66%) Elasticsearch
5 53 (3.59%) Confluence
6 38 (2.57%) nginx
7 37 (2.51%) Tomcat
8 29 (1.96%) SharePoint
9 27 (1.83%) OpenStack
10 23 (1.56%) WordPress
11 22 (1.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 21 (1.42%) SAS
12 21 (1.42%) WebLogic
13 19 (1.29%) WebSphere
14 18 (1.22%) Cloud Foundry
14 18 (1.22%) JBoss
15 17 (1.15%) Drupal
16 13 (0.88%) Jetty
16 13 (0.88%) MS Exchange
17 12 (0.81%) IIS
Applications
1 87 (5.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 56 (3.79%) Microsoft Office
3 47 (3.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 32 (2.17%) Photoshop
5 21 (1.42%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.88%) SPSS
7 10 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
8 9 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.41%) Chatbot
10 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
11 2 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (0.14%) InVision
12 1 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.068%) Gephi
12 1 (0.068%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 15 (1.02%) WebTrends
2 8 (0.54%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (0.27%) Magento
3 4 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.20%) Oracle CRM On Demand
4 3 (0.20%) Radian6
4 3 (0.20%) Social Studio
5 2 (0.14%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.068%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.068%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.068%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.068%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.068%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.068%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.068%) Revive Adserver
6 1 (0.068%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.068%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 540 (36.56%) Amazon AWS
2 484 (32.77%) Google Cloud Platform
3 374 (25.32%) Google Analytics
4 306 (20.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 116 (7.85%) G Suite
6 65 (4.40%) GitHub
7 62 (4.20%) Adobe Analytics
8 57 (3.86%) PaaS
9 49 (3.32%) Google Tag Manager
9 49 (3.32%) IaaS
10 41 (2.78%) Google Play
11 39 (2.64%) SaaS
12 37 (2.51%) AWS CloudFormation
12 37 (2.51%) Serverless
13 35 (2.37%) Amazon S3
14 34 (2.30%) Google App Engine
15 32 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
15 32 (2.17%) Google Drive
16 31 (2.10%) Office 365
17 26 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 62 (4.20%) HTTP
2 46 (3.11%) DNS
3 45 (3.05%) TCP/IP
4 36 (2.44%) Internet
5 34 (2.30%) DHCP
6 29 (1.96%) SSL
7 26 (1.76%) VPN
8 24 (1.62%) Firewall
9 17 (1.15%) LAN
10 15 (1.02%) Wireless
11 13 (0.88%) FTP
11 13 (0.88%) SMS
12 11 (0.74%) IPsec
13 10 (0.68%) Intranet
13 10 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (0.54%) VoIP
14 8 (0.54%) WAN
15 7 (0.47%) Modbus
15 7 (0.47%) MQTT
15 7 (0.47%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (9.82%) Big Data
2 128 (8.67%) NoSQL
3 115 (7.79%) MySQL
4 104 (7.04%) Hadoop
5 95 (6.43%) PostgreSQL
6 84 (5.69%) MongoDB
7 82 (5.55%) BigQuery
8 79 (5.35%) SQL Server
9 65 (4.40%) Apache Hive
10 50 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
11 40 (2.71%) Relational Database
12 37 (2.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 37 (2.51%) HBase
13 31 (2.10%) Data Lake
13 31 (2.10%) Impala
14 28 (1.90%) Bigtable
15 25 (1.69%) Redis
15 25 (1.69%) Sqoop
16 23 (1.56%) Neo4j
17 22 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 182 (12.32%) Jenkins
2 131 (8.87%) Git (software)
3 126 (8.53%) JIRA
4 43 (2.91%) JUnit
4 43 (2.91%) Selenium
4 43 (2.91%) Subversion
5 40 (2.71%) webpack
6 38 (2.57%) Cucumber
7 33 (2.23%) Maven
8 32 (2.17%) gulp
9 30 (2.03%) Babel
10 28 (1.90%) Grunt
11 27 (1.83%) GitLab
12 25 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 24 (1.62%) TeamCity
14 21 (1.42%) Ant
15 20 (1.35%) Visual Studio
16 16 (1.08%) Vagrant
17 15 (1.02%) IntelliJ
17 15 (1.02%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 201 (13.61%) Marketing
2 175 (11.85%) Finance
3 88 (5.96%) Banking
4 83 (5.62%) Retail
5 66 (4.47%) Advertising
6 43 (2.91%) Telecoms
7 38 (2.57%) Games
7 38 (2.57%) Publishing
8 26 (1.76%) Legal
9 18 (1.22%) Manufacturing
10 16 (1.08%) Electronics
11 15 (1.02%) Retail Banking
12 14 (0.95%) Automotive
13 13 (0.88%) German Language
14 11 (0.74%) Investment Banking
15 10 (0.68%) Law
16 9 (0.61%) French Language
16 9 (0.61%) Italian Language
17 7 (0.47%) Multimedia
17 7 (0.47%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 379 (25.66%) Developer
2 235 (15.91%) Analyst
3 159 (10.77%) Architect
4 103 (6.97%) DevOps Engineer
5 87 (5.89%) Java Developer
6 69 (4.67%) Cloud Architect
7 61 (4.13%) Senior Developer
8 58 (3.93%) Cloud Engineer
8 58 (3.93%) Data Engineer
9 54 (3.66%) Consultant
10 48 (3.25%) AWS Engineer
11 47 (3.18%) Solutions Architect
12 46 (3.11%) Business Analyst
13 45 (3.05%) Data Analyst
13 45 (3.05%) Digital Analyst
14 43 (2.91%) Full Stack Developer
15 39 (2.64%) JavaScript Developer
16 35 (2.37%) AWS DevOps
16 35 (2.37%) Web Developer
17 34 (2.30%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (13.74%) Node.js
2 198 (13.41%) HTML
3 187 (12.66%) CSS
4 177 (11.98%) Web Services
5 120 (8.12%) .NET
6 114 (7.72%) AngularJS
7 106 (7.18%) React
7 106 (7.18%) RESTful
8 100 (6.77%) Kafka
9 93 (6.30%) REST
10 86 (5.82%) jQuery
11 85 (5.75%) HTML5
12 79 (5.35%) JSON
13 67 (4.54%) Spring
14 65 (4.40%) CSS3
15 51 (3.45%) XML
16 49 (3.32%) Sass
17 47 (3.18%) Redux
18 46 (3.11%) SOAP
19 41 (2.78%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 189 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
2 121 (8.19%) User Experience
3 76 (5.15%) Mobile App
4 72 (4.87%) Greenfield Project
5 63 (4.27%) Public Cloud
6 50 (3.39%) Smartphone
6 50 (3.39%) Social Media
7 48 (3.25%) Computer Science
8 36 (2.44%) Fintech
9 29 (1.96%) Algorithms
10 23 (1.56%) Management Information System
11 17 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
12 16 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (1.08%) Private Cloud
13 15 (1.02%) Data Centre
14 12 (0.81%) Blog
14 12 (0.81%) Data Structures
14 12 (0.81%) FMCG
15 10 (0.68%) Animation
15 10 (0.68%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 223 (15.10%) Linux
2 159 (10.77%) Windows
3 134 (9.07%) Android
4 93 (6.30%) Apple iOS
5 50 (3.39%) Unix
6 38 (2.57%) CentOS
6 38 (2.57%) Windows Server
7 24 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (1.35%) Mac OS X
8 20 (1.35%) Ubuntu
8 20 (1.35%) Windows 10
9 19 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (0.88%) Mac OS
12 12 (0.81%) Windows 7
12 12 (0.81%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.61%) Solaris
14 8 (0.54%) AIX
14 8 (0.54%) Debian
15 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 488 (33.04%) Analytics
2 473 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
3 268 (18.14%) DevOps
4 178 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
5 158 (10.70%) TDD
6 148 (10.02%) E-Commerce
7 134 (9.07%) Microservices
8 120 (8.12%) Open Source
8 120 (8.12%) Web Analytics
9 114 (7.72%) Test Automation
10 110 (7.45%) BDD
11 100 (6.77%) Scrum
12 92 (6.23%) Software Engineering
13 89 (6.03%) OO
14 84 (5.69%) Migration
15 83 (5.62%) SEO
16 77 (5.21%) Data Science
16 77 (5.21%) Digital Marketing
17 73 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
18 71 (4.81%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 316 (21.39%) Java
2 301 (20.38%) Python
3 291 (19.70%) JavaScript
4 206 (13.95%) SQL
5 130 (8.80%) C#
6 128 (8.67%) Scala
7 115 (7.79%) Ruby
8 83 (5.62%) Go
9 72 (4.87%) Bash Shell
10 60 (4.06%) PHP
11 49 (3.32%) ES6
12 42 (2.84%) R
13 33 (2.23%) Perl
14 32 (2.17%) C
15 30 (2.03%) Groovy
16 28 (1.90%) TypeScript
17 23 (1.56%) PowerShell
18 22 (1.49%) C++
19 20 (1.35%) Objective-C
20 17 (1.15%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 103 (6.97%) Security Cleared
2 101 (6.84%) Degree
3 78 (5.28%) SC Cleared
4 40 (2.71%) CTC Cleared
5 27 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
8 12 (0.81%) MCSE
9 9 (0.61%) DBS Check
9 9 (0.61%) PhD
10 8 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.54%) DV Cleared
11 7 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.41%) CCNA
13 5 (0.34%) Master's Degree
13 5 (0.34%) MCSA
14 4 (0.27%) AWS Certification
14 4 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
14 4 (0.27%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.39%) GCP
2 48 (3.25%) QA
3 16 (1.08%) Data Quality
4 13 (0.88%) GDPR
5 6 (0.41%) SLA
6 3 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.20%) PMO
7 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.068%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.068%) PSD2
System Software
1 220 (14.90%) Docker
2 117 (7.92%) Active Directory
3 37 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (1.96%) Apache Flume
4 29 (1.96%) HDFS
5 16 (1.08%) vSphere
6 13 (0.88%) Xen
7 12 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (0.74%) XenApp
9 10 (0.68%) vCloud
10 4 (0.27%) Ceph
10 4 (0.27%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.20%) Shibboleth
11 3 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.14%) KVM
13 1 (0.068%) GlusterFS
13 1 (0.068%) GPFS
13 1 (0.068%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.068%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 146 (9.88%) Ansible
2 111 (7.52%) Terraform
3 93 (6.30%) Puppet
4 88 (5.96%) Kubernetes
5 75 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
6 51 (3.45%) SCCM
7 28 (1.90%) Oozie
8 23 (1.56%) Kibana
9 20 (1.35%) Salt
10 19 (1.29%) Grafana
11 17 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 14 (0.95%) AirWatch
12 14 (0.95%) Nagios
13 13 (0.88%) Packer
14 11 (0.74%) logstash
15 10 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
16 9 (0.61%) ZABBIX
17 8 (0.54%) Consul
17 8 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
18 7 (0.47%) Rancher
Vendors
1 193 (13.07%) Microsoft
2 107 (7.24%) Adobe
3 82 (5.55%) Oracle
4 70 (4.74%) Tableau
5 66 (4.47%) VMware
6 54 (3.66%) Apple
6 54 (3.66%) Salesforce.com
7 33 (2.23%) Tealium
8 31 (2.10%) Hortonworks
9 29 (1.96%) Cloudera
10 26 (1.76%) Citrix
11 25 (1.69%) Facebook
11 25 (1.69%) Talend
12 23 (1.56%) Cisco
12 23 (1.56%) SAP
12 23 (1.56%) Splunk
13 21 (1.42%) MapR
13 21 (1.42%) Red Hat
14 19 (1.29%) New Relic
15 17 (1.15%) Optimizely