Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 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
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 189 253
Rank change year-on-year +55 +64 +29
Contract jobs citing Google 1,776 1,182 1,007
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.96% 1.41% 1.03%
As % of the Vendors category 4.69% 3.21% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,175 798 652
England median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £256 £185 £200
90th Percentile £650 £575 £563
UK median daily rate £475 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +18.75% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 35 21
England median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.42% - -15.56%
10th Percentile £11.93 £12.39 £12.25
90th Percentile £35.56 £53.90 £22.00
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -18.42% +8.57% -25.10%

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 37,828 36,874 43,137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.66% 44.01% 44.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,626 22,791 26,739
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £258 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,360 1,266 1,490
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%

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 17 June 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 17 June 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 17 June 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 +54 1,073 £500 +17.65% 354
South East +44 255 £425 +4.94% 100
Midlands +36 161 £450 +50.00% 95
North of England -20 161 £450 +12.01% 168
West Midlands +18 131 £450 +50.00% 60
Yorkshire -14 76 £450 +9.76% 59
East of England +24 67 £400 +23.08% 47
North West -7 65 £456 +16.99% 105
South West +12 61 £425 +6.25% 34
East Midlands +5 29 £388 +27.05% 35
North East -7 21 £294 -23.95% 4
South Coast - 2 - -
Google
UK

For the 6 months to 17 June 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.

1 674 (37.95%) Google Cloud Platform
2 659 (37.11%) Amazon AWS
3 637 (35.87%) Agile Software Development
4 499 (28.10%) Analytics
5 440 (24.77%) Python
6 427 (24.04%) Microsoft Azure
7 425 (23.93%) Java
8 377 (21.23%) Google Analytics
9 367 (20.66%) DevOps
10 344 (19.37%) JavaScript
11 334 (18.81%) Linux
12 298 (16.78%) SQL
13 283 (15.93%) Jenkins
14 281 (15.82%) Docker
15 249 (14.02%) Continuous Integration
16 243 (13.68%) Microsoft
17 214 (12.05%) HTML
18 206 (11.60%) CSS
19 203 (11.43%) Finance
20 202 (11.37%) Node.js
21 200 (11.26%) Ansible
22 194 (10.92%) Windows
23 190 (10.70%) TDD
24 186 (10.47%) Git (software)
25 182 (10.25%) Marketing
26 180 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
27 171 (9.63%) Microservices
28 166 (9.35%) JIRA
29 165 (9.29%) Kubernetes
30 161 (9.07%) User Experience

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 99 (5.57%) Apache
2 95 (5.35%) Apache Spark
3 71 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
4 69 (3.89%) Confluence
5 67 (3.77%) CMS
6 64 (3.60%) Tomcat
7 56 (3.15%) nginx
8 42 (2.36%) SharePoint
9 40 (2.25%) SAS
10 34 (1.91%) JBoss
10 34 (1.91%) WebSphere
11 33 (1.86%) Jetty
12 30 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
13 28 (1.58%) IIS
14 27 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 25 (1.41%) WordPress
16 24 (1.35%) Apache Airflow
17 23 (1.30%) OpenStack
18 22 (1.24%) Mongrel
18 22 (1.24%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 74 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 72 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
3 37 (2.08%) Photoshop
4 23 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (1.01%) SPSS
6 13 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
7 12 (0.68%) MS Visio
8 11 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 9 (0.51%) InVision
10 5 (0.28%) Chatbot
11 4 (0.23%) InDesign
12 3 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
12 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
13 2 (0.11%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
13 2 (0.11%) HipChat
13 2 (0.11%) UXPin
14 1 (0.056%) Final Cut Pro
14 1 (0.056%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.39%) WebTrends
2 6 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
2 6 (0.34%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.17%) Radian6
3 3 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (0.17%) SessionCam
4 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.11%) FastStats
4 2 (0.11%) Magento
4 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.056%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.056%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.056%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.056%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.056%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.056%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.056%) Revive Adserver
5 1 (0.056%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.056%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 674 (37.95%) Google Cloud Platform
2 659 (37.11%) Amazon AWS
3 427 (24.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 377 (21.23%) Google Analytics
5 101 (5.69%) G Suite
6 84 (4.73%) GitHub
7 82 (4.62%) AWS CloudFormation
8 75 (4.22%) Google Tag Manager
9 74 (4.17%) Adobe Analytics
10 63 (3.55%) Office 365
11 55 (3.10%) PaaS
12 46 (2.59%) SaaS
13 41 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
14 40 (2.25%) Google Play
15 38 (2.14%) Amazon S3
16 34 (1.91%) Google App Engine
17 33 (1.86%) IaaS
17 33 (1.86%) Serverless
18 29 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
19 27 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 92 (5.18%) HTTP
2 56 (3.15%) SSL
3 51 (2.87%) TCP/IP
4 49 (2.76%) DNS
5 31 (1.75%) Internet
6 30 (1.69%) Firewall
7 29 (1.63%) DHCP
8 23 (1.30%) LAN
9 22 (1.24%) FTP
10 20 (1.13%) IPsec
11 19 (1.07%) SMS
12 17 (0.96%) VPN
12 17 (0.96%) Wireless
13 15 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (0.68%) SAN
15 9 (0.51%) Intranet
15 9 (0.51%) Kerberos
15 9 (0.51%) WAN
16 8 (0.45%) MQTT
16 8 (0.45%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (8.61%) Big Data
2 132 (7.43%) NoSQL
3 116 (6.53%) MySQL
4 111 (6.25%) Hadoop
5 108 (6.08%) BigQuery
6 106 (5.97%) SQL Server
7 95 (5.35%) PostgreSQL
8 94 (5.29%) MongoDB
9 83 (4.67%) Relational Database
10 66 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
11 59 (3.32%) Apache Hive
12 39 (2.20%) Power BI
13 38 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
14 35 (1.97%) Bigtable
14 35 (1.97%) HBase
15 33 (1.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 23 (1.30%) Amazon Redshift
17 21 (1.18%) RDBMS
17 21 (1.18%) Sqoop
18 19 (1.07%) Impala
Development Applications
1 283 (15.93%) Jenkins
2 186 (10.47%) Git (software)
3 166 (9.35%) JIRA
4 65 (3.66%) JUnit
5 55 (3.10%) Subversion
6 51 (2.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 46 (2.59%) Travis CI
8 45 (2.53%) TeamCity
8 45 (2.53%) Vagrant
9 44 (2.48%) Maven
10 43 (2.42%) Selenium
11 38 (2.14%) Ant
12 34 (1.91%) webpack
13 30 (1.69%) Cucumber
14 29 (1.63%) Hudson
14 29 (1.63%) Octopus Deploy
15 27 (1.52%) gulp
16 26 (1.46%) Visual Studio
17 25 (1.41%) Babel
18 24 (1.35%) Grunt
General
1 203 (11.43%) Finance
2 182 (10.25%) Marketing
3 87 (4.90%) Banking
4 77 (4.34%) Retail
5 52 (2.93%) Telecoms
6 50 (2.82%) Advertising
7 35 (1.97%) Publishing
8 32 (1.80%) Games
9 25 (1.41%) Law
10 24 (1.35%) Manufacturing
11 18 (1.01%) Legal
12 16 (0.90%) Electronics
13 15 (0.84%) Retail Banking
14 14 (0.79%) Billing
15 11 (0.62%) Automotive
16 10 (0.56%) Investment Banking
17 8 (0.45%) Financial Institution
17 8 (0.45%) French Language
17 8 (0.45%) Multimedia
18 7 (0.39%) German Language
Job Titles
1 503 (28.32%) Developer
2 254 (14.30%) Analyst
3 167 (9.40%) DevOps Engineer
4 163 (9.18%) Architect
5 102 (5.74%) Cloud Engineer
6 86 (4.84%) Java Developer
7 70 (3.94%) Cloud Architect
8 65 (3.66%) Consultant
9 64 (3.60%) Senior Developer
10 62 (3.49%) Data Analyst
11 59 (3.32%) Data Engineer
12 58 (3.27%) AWS Engineer
13 52 (2.93%) Digital Analyst
14 50 (2.82%) Software Engineer
15 48 (2.70%) Web Developer
16 47 (2.65%) .NET Developer
17 46 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
18 41 (2.31%) Business Analyst
18 41 (2.31%) Scala Developer
19 39 (2.20%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (12.05%) HTML
2 206 (11.60%) CSS
3 202 (11.37%) Node.js
4 157 (8.84%) Web Services
5 135 (7.60%) .NET
6 131 (7.38%) RESTful
7 130 (7.32%) AngularJS
8 116 (6.53%) Kafka
9 113 (6.36%) REST
10 99 (5.57%) React
11 89 (5.01%) JSON
12 82 (4.62%) Spring
13 79 (4.45%) jQuery
14 77 (4.34%) HTML5
15 66 (3.72%) XML
16 47 (2.65%) CSS3
17 46 (2.59%) Sass
18 42 (2.36%) Servlets
19 40 (2.25%) J2EE
19 40 (2.25%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 180 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 161 (9.07%) User Experience
3 90 (5.07%) Mobile App
4 83 (4.67%) Computer Science
5 69 (3.89%) Public Cloud
6 67 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
7 64 (3.60%) Algorithms
8 51 (2.87%) Social Media
9 42 (2.36%) Smartphone
10 36 (2.03%) Data Structures
10 36 (2.03%) Fintech
11 34 (1.91%) Management Information System
12 27 (1.52%) Private Cloud
13 23 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
14 21 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
15 19 (1.07%) Data Centre
15 19 (1.07%) Device Driver
16 18 (1.01%) Blog
17 14 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
18 13 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 334 (18.81%) Linux
2 194 (10.92%) Windows
3 140 (7.88%) Android
4 88 (4.95%) Unix
5 82 (4.62%) Apple iOS
6 67 (3.77%) CentOS
7 64 (3.60%) Ubuntu
8 45 (2.53%) Windows Server
9 43 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 32 (1.80%) Mac OS X
11 21 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (1.07%) DC/OS
13 14 (0.79%) Mac OS
14 13 (0.73%) Windows 7
15 12 (0.68%) Debian
16 11 (0.62%) Windows 8
16 11 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
17 10 (0.56%) Windows 10
18 9 (0.51%) VMS
19 8 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 637 (35.87%) Agile Software Development
2 499 (28.10%) Analytics
3 367 (20.66%) DevOps
4 249 (14.02%) Continuous Integration
5 190 (10.70%) TDD
6 171 (9.63%) Microservices
7 155 (8.73%) E-Commerce
8 154 (8.67%) Test Automation
9 149 (8.39%) Open Source
9 149 (8.39%) Problem-Solving
10 144 (8.11%) Configuration Management
11 131 (7.38%) Migration
12 129 (7.26%) Scrum
13 113 (6.36%) Software Engineering
14 111 (6.25%) Web Analytics
15 107 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
16 104 (5.86%) Machine Learning
17 94 (5.29%) Web Development
18 91 (5.12%) MVC
19 89 (5.01%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 440 (24.77%) Python
2 425 (23.93%) Java
3 344 (19.37%) JavaScript
4 298 (16.78%) SQL
5 156 (8.78%) C#
6 147 (8.28%) Go
7 133 (7.49%) Scala
8 117 (6.59%) Ruby
9 109 (6.14%) Bash Shell
10 57 (3.21%) C++
11 55 (3.10%) PHP
12 52 (2.93%) R
13 48 (2.70%) C
14 43 (2.42%) Perl
15 37 (2.08%) Java 8
16 36 (2.03%) ES6
17 34 (1.91%) PowerShell
18 32 (1.80%) Groovy
18 32 (1.80%) TypeScript
19 28 (1.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 126 (7.09%) Degree
2 105 (5.91%) Security Cleared
3 91 (5.12%) SC Cleared
4 38 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 29 (1.63%) BPSS Clearance
6 12 (0.68%) Master's Degree
7 10 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
9 8 (0.45%) PhD
10 7 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
11 6 (0.34%) CCNA
11 6 (0.34%) DBS Check
11 6 (0.34%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.34%) ISEB
11 6 (0.34%) MCSE
12 5 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.17%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.17%) AWS Certification
13 3 (0.17%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (8.22%) GCP
2 62 (3.49%) QA
3 37 (2.08%) GDPR
4 27 (1.52%) Data Quality
5 14 (0.79%) SLA
6 5 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 5 (0.28%) PMO
6 5 (0.28%) PSD2
7 4 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
7 4 (0.23%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.11%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.056%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.056%) FedRAMP
9 1 (0.056%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.056%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 281 (15.82%) Docker
2 104 (5.86%) Active Directory
3 85 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
5 34 (1.91%) Hyper-V
6 33 (1.86%) Apache Flume
7 27 (1.52%) Xen
8 26 (1.46%) VirtualBox
9 20 (1.13%) HDFS
10 13 (0.73%) vSphere
11 8 (0.45%) KVM
12 5 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 5 (0.28%) OpenAM
13 3 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.17%) XenApp
14 2 (0.11%) NFS
14 2 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.11%) Samba
14 2 (0.11%) SRDF
14 2 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 200 (11.26%) Ansible
2 165 (9.29%) Kubernetes
3 150 (8.45%) Puppet
3 150 (8.45%) Terraform
4 121 (6.81%) Opscode Chef
5 44 (2.48%) SCCM
6 41 (2.31%) Packer
7 39 (2.20%) Salt
8 38 (2.14%) Grafana
8 38 (2.14%) Oozie
9 36 (2.03%) Kibana
10 31 (1.75%) Nagios
11 26 (1.46%) Docker Swarm
12 17 (0.96%) Hadoop YARN
12 17 (0.96%) Icinga
12 17 (0.96%) Prometheus
12 17 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 16 (0.90%) logstash
14 15 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
15 9 (0.51%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 243 (13.68%) Microsoft
2 143 (8.05%) Adobe
3 95 (5.35%) VMware
4 75 (4.22%) Oracle
5 61 (3.43%) Tableau
6 48 (2.70%) Splunk
7 47 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
8 45 (2.53%) IBM
9 44 (2.48%) Tealium
10 43 (2.42%) Red Hat
11 38 (2.14%) Apple
12 36 (2.03%) New Relic
13 30 (1.69%) Cisco
14 29 (1.63%) Twitter
15 26 (1.46%) Citrix
16 25 (1.41%) SAP
17 24 (1.35%) Talend
18 22 (1.24%) Facebook
19 21 (1.18%) Optimizely
20 19 (1.07%) Hotjar