Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 128 196
Rank change year-on-year +37 +68 +40
Contract jobs citing Google 2,204 1,919 1,221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.68% 2.06% 1.38%
As % of the Vendors category 6.27% 4.94% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,541 1,252 799
England median daily rate £500 £489 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.30% +18.48% -1.79%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £193
90th Percentile £688 £666 £588
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £413
% change year-on-year +2.56% +18.18% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 48 41
England median hourly rate £32.55 £15.85 £27.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.33% -41.64% +46.81%
10th Percentile £10.60 £12.66 £12.00
90th Percentile £46.94 £39.13 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £31.00 £15.85 £26.25
% change year-on-year +95.58% -39.62% +50.00%

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 35,124 38,855 38,590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.75% 41.63% 43.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,154 24,231 23,785
England median daily rate £460 £450 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +2.51% +4.52%
10th Percentile £255 £250 £260
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,247 1,427 1,258
England median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.43% +2.94% -2.16%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.40
90th Percentile £52.25 £47.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £19.57 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +11.83% +2.94% -2.86%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +44 1,475 £525 +2.44% 402
South East +27 263 £435 -3.33% 119
North of England +78 212 £450 +5.88% 168
Midlands +2 136 £475 +11.76% 104
Yorkshire +57 114 £450 +5.88% 59
West Midlands -12 107 £475 +5.56% 55
North West +35 84 £421 +2.74% 105
South West +1 71 £450 +5.88% 62
East of England -12 43 £475 +15.15% 51
East Midlands +33 28 £488 +33.56% 49
North East +7 14 £495 -1.00% 4
Google
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1,230 (55.81%) Google Cloud Platform
2 924 (41.92%) Amazon AWS
3 726 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
4 709 (32.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 660 (29.95%) Python
6 611 (27.72%) DevOps
7 553 (25.09%) Analytics
8 464 (21.05%) Java
9 410 (18.60%) SQL
10 387 (17.56%) Docker
11 369 (16.74%) Finance
12 357 (16.20%) Big Data
13 354 (16.06%) Kubernetes
14 318 (14.43%) Linux
15 310 (14.07%) Google Analytics
16 283 (12.84%) Microsoft
17 278 (12.61%) JavaScript
18 276 (12.52%) Jenkins
19 266 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
20 255 (11.57%) Terraform
21 250 (11.34%) Scrum
22 242 (10.98%) Microservices
23 241 (10.93%) Ansible
24 236 (10.71%) BigQuery
25 218 (9.89%) Apache Spark
26 214 (9.71%) Migration
26 214 (9.71%) JIRA
27 211 (9.57%) Hadoop
28 203 (9.21%) TDD
29 195 (8.85%) Data Science

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
1 218 (9.89%) Apache Spark
2 155 (7.03%) Apache
3 91 (4.13%) Confluence
4 87 (3.95%) CMS
5 82 (3.72%) Apache Airflow
6 59 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
7 52 (2.36%) Tomcat
8 45 (2.04%) nginx
9 39 (1.77%) WebSphere
10 30 (1.36%) Apache Solr
10 30 (1.36%) IIS
11 27 (1.23%) SAS
12 24 (1.09%) Jetty
12 24 (1.09%) Mongrel
12 24 (1.09%) OpenStack
12 24 (1.09%) WordPress
13 20 (0.91%) Jupyter
13 20 (0.91%) SharePoint
14 17 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 17 (0.77%) WebLogic
Applications
1 78 (3.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 48 (2.18%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (1.36%) Photoshop
4 26 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
5 23 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 14 (0.64%) Sketch
7 12 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.32%) Chatbot
9 6 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
10 4 (0.18%) InVision
11 3 (0.14%) InDesign
11 3 (0.14%) SPSS
11 3 (0.14%) Stata
12 2 (0.091%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.091%) Adobe XD
12 2 (0.091%) Figma
12 2 (0.091%) Marvel
12 2 (0.091%) MS Visio
13 1 (0.045%) Snagit
13 1 (0.045%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 9 (0.41%) WebTrends
2 8 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.23%) Distributed Ledger
4 5 (0.23%) Eloqua
4 5 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.18%) Fredhopper
5 4 (0.18%) Magento
5 4 (0.18%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 4 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
5 4 (0.18%) SessionCam
6 3 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.14%) Shopify
7 2 (0.091%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.091%) Eikon
7 2 (0.091%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.045%) CA PPM
8 1 (0.045%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.045%) Sprinklr
8 1 (0.045%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1,230 (55.81%) Google Cloud Platform
2 924 (41.92%) Amazon AWS
3 709 (32.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 310 (14.07%) Google Analytics
5 121 (5.49%) G Suite
6 101 (4.58%) GitHub
7 89 (4.04%) Cloud Computing
8 88 (3.99%) Google Sheets
9 84 (3.81%) PaaS
10 81 (3.68%) SaaS
11 80 (3.63%) Office 365
12 75 (3.40%) IaaS
13 66 (2.99%) Serverless
14 63 (2.86%) Google App Engine
15 51 (2.31%) AWS CloudFormation
16 47 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
17 46 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
18 37 (1.68%) Google Tag Manager
19 36 (1.63%) Google Docs
19 36 (1.63%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 81 (3.68%) DNS
2 67 (3.04%) Internet
3 57 (2.59%) Firewall
4 55 (2.50%) HTTP
5 54 (2.45%) TCP/IP
6 49 (2.22%) DHCP
7 44 (2.00%) SSL
8 25 (1.13%) FTP
8 25 (1.13%) IPsec
9 23 (1.04%) VPN
10 22 (1.00%) Wireless
11 19 (0.86%) WAN
12 18 (0.82%) LAN
13 15 (0.68%) Network Security
13 15 (0.68%) Skype
13 15 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
14 14 (0.64%) VoIP
15 11 (0.50%) SNMP
16 10 (0.45%) SMTP
17 9 (0.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 357 (16.20%) Big Data
2 236 (10.71%) BigQuery
3 211 (9.57%) Hadoop
4 139 (6.31%) NoSQL
5 123 (5.58%) Data Warehouse
6 108 (4.90%) MongoDB
7 99 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
8 83 (3.77%) MySQL
9 79 (3.58%) SQL Server
10 73 (3.31%) Apache Hive
11 70 (3.18%) Relational Database
12 64 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
13 36 (1.63%) RDBMS
14 33 (1.50%) Data Lake
15 31 (1.41%) Power BI
16 29 (1.32%) Bigtable
17 28 (1.27%) Amazon Redshift
17 28 (1.27%) Pentaho
17 28 (1.27%) QlikView
18 27 (1.23%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 276 (12.52%) Jenkins
2 214 (9.71%) JIRA
3 178 (8.08%) Git (software)
4 58 (2.63%) JUnit
5 56 (2.54%) Selenium
6 55 (2.50%) Maven
7 41 (1.86%) Travis CI
8 38 (1.72%) TeamCity
9 36 (1.63%) Cucumber
10 34 (1.54%) Gradle
11 32 (1.45%) Ant
11 32 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 32 (1.45%) Mockito
12 28 (1.27%) git-flow
13 27 (1.23%) Bitbucket
14 26 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
15 25 (1.13%) GitLab
15 25 (1.13%) Subversion
16 24 (1.09%) CircleCI
17 19 (0.86%) SpecFlow
General
1 369 (16.74%) Finance
2 151 (6.85%) Banking
3 123 (5.58%) Retail
4 116 (5.26%) Marketing
5 53 (2.40%) Public Sector
5 53 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 41 (1.86%) Publishing
7 36 (1.63%) Financial Institution
8 31 (1.41%) Advertising
9 30 (1.36%) Investment Banking
10 24 (1.09%) Legal
11 22 (1.00%) Military
12 21 (0.95%) Front Office
13 18 (0.82%) Games
14 15 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
15 12 (0.54%) Automotive
15 12 (0.54%) Manufacturing
16 10 (0.45%) Law
16 10 (0.45%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 470 (21.32%) Developer
2 261 (11.84%) DevOps Engineer
3 248 (11.25%) Architect
4 238 (10.80%) Data Engineer
5 230 (10.44%) Analyst
6 190 (8.62%) Cloud Engineer
7 154 (6.99%) Python Engineer
8 130 (5.90%) Cloud Architect
9 90 (4.08%) Java Developer
10 84 (3.81%) Big Data Engineer
11 77 (3.49%) Python Developer
12 76 (3.45%) Business Analyst
13 68 (3.09%) Consultant
14 66 (2.99%) AWS Engineer
15 64 (2.90%) Project Manager
16 62 (2.81%) Full Stack Developer
17 54 (2.45%) Senior Developer
18 53 (2.40%) Software Engineer
19 47 (2.13%) Platform Engineer
20 44 (2.00%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (8.08%) Web Services
2 151 (6.85%) RESTful
3 147 (6.67%) CSS
3 147 (6.67%) Node.js
4 142 (6.44%) HTML
5 134 (6.08%) REST
6 125 (5.67%) React
7 121 (5.49%) Kafka
8 117 (5.31%) .NET
9 99 (4.49%) AngularJS
10 93 (4.22%) Spring
11 87 (3.95%) PySpark
12 79 (3.58%) jQuery
13 77 (3.49%) JSON
14 67 (3.04%) HTML5
15 63 (2.86%) XML
16 57 (2.59%) Apache Beam
17 56 (2.54%) SOAP
18 55 (2.50%) J2EE
19 54 (2.45%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 130 (5.90%) User Experience
2 116 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 96 (4.36%) Public Cloud
4 73 (3.31%) Greenfield Project
5 59 (2.68%) Algorithms
6 46 (2.09%) Mobile App
7 43 (1.95%) Cloud Native
8 35 (1.59%) Data Centre
8 35 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
9 34 (1.54%) Data Structures
9 34 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
10 32 (1.45%) Social Media
11 27 (1.23%) Virtual Team
12 25 (1.13%) Data Protection Act
12 25 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
13 21 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
14 18 (0.82%) Management Information System
15 15 (0.68%) Animation
15 15 (0.68%) Clustering
15 15 (0.68%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 318 (14.43%) Linux
2 180 (8.17%) Windows
3 81 (3.68%) Android
4 75 (3.40%) Unix
5 41 (1.86%) Apple iOS
6 40 (1.81%) Windows Server
7 36 (1.63%) Ubuntu
8 26 (1.18%) CentOS
9 24 (1.09%) Windows 7
10 23 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (0.77%) Mac OS
12 17 (0.77%) Windows 10
13 10 (0.45%) AIX
14 9 (0.41%) Mac OS X
14 9 (0.41%) VMS
15 8 (0.36%) Debian
16 7 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
17 5 (0.23%) Fedora
17 5 (0.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 726 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
2 611 (27.72%) DevOps
3 553 (25.09%) Analytics
4 266 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
5 250 (11.34%) Scrum
6 242 (10.98%) Microservices
7 214 (9.71%) Migration
8 203 (9.21%) TDD
9 195 (8.85%) Data Science
10 185 (8.39%) ETL
11 182 (8.26%) Problem-Solving
12 168 (7.62%) Machine Learning
13 158 (7.17%) Test Automation
14 140 (6.35%) E-Commerce
15 139 (6.31%) Configuration Management
16 130 (5.90%) Open Source
17 128 (5.81%) Data Engineering
18 127 (5.76%) Software Engineering
19 119 (5.40%) Business Intelligence
20 114 (5.17%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 660 (29.95%) Python
2 464 (21.05%) Java
3 410 (18.60%) SQL
4 278 (12.61%) JavaScript
5 141 (6.40%) Scala
6 112 (5.08%) Bash Shell
6 112 (5.08%) Go
7 76 (3.45%) Ruby
8 73 (3.31%) C
9 72 (3.27%) C#
10 71 (3.22%) PowerShell
11 61 (2.77%) C++
12 59 (2.68%) TypeScript
13 58 (2.63%) R
14 44 (2.00%) PHP
15 39 (1.77%) Perl
16 31 (1.41%) Kotlin
17 28 (1.27%) Java 8
18 22 (1.00%) Shell Script
19 16 (0.73%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 126 (5.72%) Degree
2 92 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 69 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 47 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 27 (1.23%) Master's Degree
6 25 (1.13%) DV Cleared
7 22 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
8 14 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (0.54%) AWS Certification
10 11 (0.50%) CISSP
11 10 (0.45%) DBS Check
11 10 (0.45%) FFIEC
12 8 (0.36%) CISM
12 8 (0.36%) MCSA
12 8 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
13 7 (0.32%) CCIE
13 7 (0.32%) ISEB
13 7 (0.32%) ISTQB
13 7 (0.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (3.04%) QA
2 39 (1.77%) GDPR
3 27 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (1.18%) Data Quality
5 18 (0.82%) PMO
6 16 (0.73%) SLA
7 13 (0.59%) PCI DSS
8 11 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.23%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
10 4 (0.18%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.091%) GxP
11 2 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 2 (0.091%) MiFID
11 2 (0.091%) PSD2
11 2 (0.091%) WCAG
12 1 (0.045%) COBIT
12 1 (0.045%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.045%) ISO 31000
12 1 (0.045%) NIST
System Software
1 387 (17.56%) Docker
2 100 (4.54%) Active Directory
3 61 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (1.13%) Xen
5 18 (0.82%) Apache Flume
5 18 (0.82%) HDFS
6 15 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (0.64%) XenApp
8 13 (0.59%) Hyper-V
9 12 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (0.50%) vSphere
11 8 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
12 7 (0.32%) VirtualBox
13 6 (0.27%) KVM
14 5 (0.23%) Ceph
14 5 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
14 5 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (0.23%) XenDesktop
15 4 (0.18%) OpenAM
15 4 (0.18%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 354 (16.06%) Kubernetes
2 255 (11.57%) Terraform
3 241 (10.93%) Ansible
4 154 (6.99%) Puppet
5 134 (6.08%) Opscode Chef
6 39 (1.77%) Grafana
7 34 (1.54%) Salt
8 32 (1.45%) Kibana
9 25 (1.13%) Packer
9 25 (1.13%) Prometheus
10 20 (0.91%) Istio
10 20 (0.91%) SCCM
10 20 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
11 19 (0.86%) Hadoop YARN
12 16 (0.73%) Nagios
13 15 (0.68%) Kubeflow
14 14 (0.64%) Consul
14 14 (0.64%) Marathon
14 14 (0.64%) Mesos
15 11 (0.50%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 283 (12.84%) Microsoft
2 97 (4.40%) Adobe
3 83 (3.77%) Oracle
4 81 (3.68%) VMware
5 79 (3.58%) Tableau
6 51 (2.31%) Apple
7 44 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
7 44 (2.00%) Splunk
8 38 (1.72%) SAP
8 38 (1.72%) Twitter
9 36 (1.63%) IBM
10 35 (1.59%) Red Hat
11 33 (1.50%) Databricks
12 31 (1.41%) Cisco
13 28 (1.27%) Citrix
14 27 (1.23%) Facebook
15 25 (1.13%) NetApp
16 24 (1.09%) Informatica
17 21 (0.95%) EMC
18 20 (0.91%) Talend