Period
to 2 July 2020

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 2 July 2020 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
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 82 92 134
Rank change year-on-year +10 +42 +59
Contract jobs citing Google 1,001 2,262 1,839
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.72% 2.68% 1.97%
As % of the Vendors category 6.33% 6.33% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 1,565 1,236
Median daily rate £550 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +18.75%
10th Percentile £313 £331 £254
90th Percentile £750 £688 £650
UK median daily rate £538 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +4.88% +7.89% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 55 50
Median hourly rate £23.25 £32.59 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.66% +105.62% -41.64%
10th Percentile £17.15 £10.39 £12.50
90th Percentile £40.79 £47.00 £36.88
UK median hourly rate £24.20 £32.59 £15.85
% change year-on-year -25.76% +105.62% -29.93%

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 15,817 35,711 38,802
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.90% 42.32% 41.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,617 22,465 24,166
Median daily rate £473 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.16% +2.78% +4.65%
10th Percentile £250 £260 £250
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £463 £454 £450
% change year-on-year +1.87% +0.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 631 1,212 1,431
Median hourly rate £21.15 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.29% +8.57% +1.45%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +13.16% +8.57% -

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Google as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Google in England

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Google in England.

Daily rate trend for Google in England

Google
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Google in England over the 6 months to 2 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Google in England

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Google in England.

Hourly rate trend for Google in England

Google
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Google in England over the 6 months to 2 July 2020.

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 2 July 2020. 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 +2 629 £575 +9.52% 134
North of England +45 131 £481 +6.94% 55
South East +2 87 £405 -6.90% 33
Yorkshire +28 80 £500 +11.11% 22
South West +89 70 £500 - 15
Midlands -2 53 £431 -11.54% 32
West Midlands -10 34 £400 -17.95% 23
North West +32 31 £413 -8.33% 24
East of England +48 21 £248 -47.89% 20
North East +54 20 £525 +41.89% 9
East Midlands +37 18 £475 -5.00% 9
Google
UK

For the 6 months to 2 July 2020, 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.

1 648 (64.74%) GCP
2 468 (46.75%) AWS
3 417 (41.66%) Azure
4 380 (37.96%) Agile Software Development
5 366 (36.56%) Python
6 338 (33.77%) DevOps
7 293 (29.27%) Java
8 255 (25.47%) Finance
9 226 (22.58%) Kubernetes
10 221 (22.08%) JavaScript
11 195 (19.48%) Analytics
12 190 (18.98%) Web Services
13 183 (18.28%) Software Engineering
14 175 (17.48%) Banking
15 169 (16.88%) Microservices
16 167 (16.68%) SQL
17 163 (16.28%) Docker
18 152 (15.18%) Jenkins
19 142 (14.19%) React
20 140 (13.99%) Asset Management
21 138 (13.79%) Hedge funds
22 135 (13.49%) Microsoft
23 134 (13.39%) AngularJS
24 132 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
25 131 (13.09%) Investment Management
25 131 (13.09%) Terraform
26 129 (12.89%) Git (software)
27 110 (10.99%) Linux
28 107 (10.69%) Google Analytics
29 106 (10.59%) Ansible

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 68 (6.79%) Apache
2 45 (4.50%) Apache Spark
3 32 (3.20%) Confluence
4 27 (2.70%) CMS
5 13 (1.30%) Apache Airflow
5 13 (1.30%) WordPress
6 12 (1.20%) nginx
7 11 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
7 11 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (0.80%) SharePoint
8 8 (0.80%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.70%) IIS
9 7 (0.70%) Mule
10 6 (0.60%) Headless CMS
10 6 (0.60%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.60%) SAS
10 6 (0.60%) Skype for Business
10 6 (0.60%) Tornado
10 6 (0.60%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.50%) Anypoint
Applications
1 45 (4.50%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.80%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.60%) InDesign
6 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.30%) LibreOffice
7 3 (0.30%) Sketch
8 1 (0.100%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.100%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.100%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.100%) InVision
8 1 (0.100%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.70%) FINCAD Analytics
2 5 (0.50%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.30%) SAP MDM
4 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.20%) SAP Retail
4 2 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.100%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.100%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.100%) FastStats
5 1 (0.100%) Magento
5 1 (0.100%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.100%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.100%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.100%) SessionCam
5 1 (0.100%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.100%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 648 (64.74%) GCP
2 468 (46.75%) AWS
3 417 (41.66%) Azure
4 107 (10.69%) Google Analytics
5 104 (10.39%) Serverless
6 77 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
7 53 (5.29%) GitHub
8 51 (5.09%) Amazon ECS
8 51 (5.09%) Apigee
9 40 (4.00%) Office 365
10 33 (3.30%) G Suite
11 29 (2.90%) PaaS
12 27 (2.70%) IaaS
13 26 (2.60%) Firebase
14 24 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
15 20 (2.00%) Stackdriver
16 19 (1.90%) Power Platform
17 18 (1.80%) OpenShift
17 18 (1.80%) SaaS
18 17 (1.70%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 40 (4.00%) HTTP
2 38 (3.80%) TCP/IP
3 28 (2.80%) DNS
4 25 (2.50%) Firewall
5 17 (1.70%) Skype
5 17 (1.70%) VPN
6 15 (1.50%) SSL
7 13 (1.30%) Wireless
8 11 (1.10%) LAN
8 11 (1.10%) WAN
9 9 (0.90%) DHCP
9 9 (0.90%) VoIP
10 8 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (0.70%) Internet
11 7 (0.70%) SAN
11 7 (0.70%) X.509
12 6 (0.60%) BGP
12 6 (0.60%) DMVPN
12 6 (0.60%) EIGRP
12 6 (0.60%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 88 (8.79%) PostgreSQL
3 87 (8.69%) MySQL
4 79 (7.89%) BigQuery
5 69 (6.89%) Big Data
6 66 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
7 62 (6.19%) Amazon Redshift
8 59 (5.89%) NoSQL
9 34 (3.40%) Relational Database
10 31 (3.10%) MongoDB
11 29 (2.90%) Hadoop
12 22 (2.20%) Neo4j
13 20 (2.00%) Data Lake
14 18 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
14 18 (1.80%) Power BI
15 13 (1.30%) HBase
15 13 (1.30%) Redis
15 13 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (1.20%) Bigtable
16 12 (1.20%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 152 (15.18%) Jenkins
2 129 (12.89%) Git (software)
3 52 (5.19%) GitLab
3 52 (5.19%) JIRA
4 50 (5.00%) RStudio
5 41 (4.10%) Artifactory
6 33 (3.30%) CircleCI
7 21 (2.10%) Cucumber
8 20 (2.00%) Selenium
9 16 (1.60%) Maven
10 15 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 15 (1.50%) Sonatype Nexus
10 15 (1.50%) webpack
11 12 (1.20%) gulp
11 12 (1.20%) JUnit
11 12 (1.20%) Mockito
12 11 (1.10%) Bitbucket
12 11 (1.10%) Subversion
13 10 (1.00%) Travis CI
14 9 (0.90%) Hudson
General
1 255 (25.47%) Finance
2 175 (17.48%) Banking
3 99 (9.89%) Front Office
4 89 (8.89%) Investment Banking
5 67 (6.69%) Marketing
6 44 (4.40%) Public Sector
7 31 (3.10%) Back Office
8 17 (1.70%) Publishing
8 17 (1.70%) Telecoms
9 16 (1.60%) Retail
10 11 (1.10%) Games
11 9 (0.90%) Automotive
12 8 (0.80%) Advertising
12 8 (0.80%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.70%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.60%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.50%) Electronics
16 3 (0.30%) Local Government
17 2 (0.20%) Billing
17 2 (0.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 303 (30.27%) Developer
2 130 (12.99%) Architect
3 114 (11.39%) AWS Engineer
4 97 (9.69%) AWS Developer
5 77 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 70 (6.99%) Analyst
7 61 (6.09%) DevOps Engineer
8 60 (5.99%) Cloud Architect
8 60 (5.99%) Data Engineer
9 58 (5.79%) Cloud Engineer
10 51 (5.09%) Software Engineer
11 50 (5.00%) Java Engineer
12 48 (4.80%) Python Developer
13 45 (4.50%) JavaScript Developer
14 39 (3.90%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 36 (3.60%) Consultant
16 34 (3.40%) AWS Software Engineer
16 34 (3.40%) Python Engineer
16 34 (3.40%) Solutions Architect
17 32 (3.20%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (18.98%) Web Services
2 142 (14.19%) React
3 134 (13.39%) AngularJS
4 100 (9.99%) Vue.js
5 91 (9.09%) Node.js
6 77 (7.69%) HTML
7 70 (6.99%) CSS
8 60 (5.99%) .NET
9 53 (5.29%) OAuth
10 49 (4.90%) REST
11 47 (4.70%) gRPC
12 46 (4.60%) Spring
13 45 (4.50%) Swagger
14 40 (4.00%) RESTful
15 38 (3.80%) J2EE
16 35 (3.50%) Spring Boot
17 30 (3.00%) Kafka
18 29 (2.90%) JSON
19 26 (2.60%) HTML5
20 22 (2.20%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 138 (13.79%) Hedge funds
2 90 (8.99%) Derivative
2 90 (8.99%) Fixed Income
3 89 (8.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 82 (8.19%) Equities
5 66 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
6 49 (4.90%) User Experience
7 45 (4.50%) Public Cloud
8 38 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
9 28 (2.80%) Mobile App
10 22 (2.20%) Cloud Native
11 21 (2.10%) Data Centre
12 17 (1.70%) Algorithms
13 13 (1.30%) iPad
13 13 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
13 13 (1.30%) Social Media
14 12 (1.20%) Management Information System
15 11 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
16 10 (1.00%) Data Structures
17 9 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 110 (10.99%) Linux
2 66 (6.59%) Windows
3 41 (4.10%) Android
4 34 (3.40%) Windows Server
5 28 (2.80%) Apple iOS
6 23 (2.30%) Unix
7 6 (0.60%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.60%) Windows 10
7 6 (0.60%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.50%) Amazon Linux
8 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.40%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2016
10 3 (0.30%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.100%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.100%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (37.96%) Agile Software Development
2 338 (33.77%) DevOps
3 195 (19.48%) Analytics
4 183 (18.28%) Software Engineering
5 169 (16.88%) Microservices
6 140 (13.99%) Asset Management
7 132 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
8 131 (13.09%) Investment Management
9 90 (8.99%) Migration
10 88 (8.79%) Mentoring
11 86 (8.59%) Business Analysis
12 85 (8.49%) Decision-Making
13 76 (7.59%) Portfolio Management
14 75 (7.49%) Problem-Solving
15 66 (6.59%) TDD
16 63 (6.29%) Continuous Delivery
17 62 (6.19%) Machine Learning
18 61 (6.09%) Open Source
18 61 (6.09%) Test Automation
19 59 (5.89%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 366 (36.56%) Python
2 293 (29.27%) Java
3 221 (22.08%) JavaScript
4 167 (16.68%) SQL
5 64 (6.39%) C#
6 40 (4.00%) TypeScript
7 38 (3.80%) Go
8 37 (3.70%) Scala
9 29 (2.90%) Ruby
10 26 (2.60%) C++
11 23 (2.30%) PowerShell
12 22 (2.20%) Groovy
13 18 (1.80%) C
13 18 (1.80%) Kotlin
14 14 (1.40%) ES6
15 13 (1.30%) PL/SQL
16 12 (1.20%) Bash Shell
16 12 (1.20%) T-SQL
17 11 (1.10%) Perl
18 10 (1.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 72 (7.19%) Degree
2 48 (4.80%) Security Cleared
3 28 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (2.80%) SC Cleared
4 19 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (1.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 13 (1.30%) Sun Certification
7 12 (1.20%) CCNA
8 8 (0.80%) AWS Certification
8 8 (0.80%) DBS Check
8 8 (0.80%) ISEB
9 7 (0.70%) CCDP
9 7 (0.70%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.60%) CCDE
10 6 (0.60%) CCIE
10 6 (0.60%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 6 (0.60%) PhD
11 5 (0.50%) Master's Degree
12 4 (0.40%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.00%) QA
2 19 (1.90%) GDPR
3 7 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.40%) NIST
5 4 (0.40%) P3O
5 4 (0.40%) PMO
5 4 (0.40%) SLA
5 4 (0.40%) WCAG
6 3 (0.30%) Basel III
6 3 (0.30%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.20%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.100%) COBIT
8 1 (0.100%) GMP
8 1 (0.100%) HL7
8 1 (0.100%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 163 (16.28%) Docker
2 48 (4.80%) Active Directory
3 15 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.10%) vSphere
5 10 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.70%) VMware NSX
7 6 (0.60%) HDFS
8 5 (0.50%) OpenAM
8 5 (0.50%) OpenDJ
8 5 (0.50%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.30%) Xen
11 2 (0.20%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.100%) iptables
12 1 (0.100%) LXC
12 1 (0.100%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 226 (22.58%) Kubernetes
2 131 (13.09%) Terraform
3 106 (10.59%) Ansible
4 63 (6.29%) Puppet
5 54 (5.39%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (2.60%) Salt
7 16 (1.60%) SCCM
8 8 (0.80%) Packer
9 7 (0.70%) Argo
9 7 (0.70%) Istio
9 7 (0.70%) Kibana
10 6 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (0.50%) Grafana
11 5 (0.50%) Mesos
11 5 (0.50%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 4 (0.40%) CloudForms
12 4 (0.40%) logstash
13 3 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
14 2 (0.20%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
14 2 (0.20%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 135 (13.49%) Microsoft
2 66 (6.59%) Oracle
3 44 (4.40%) Adobe
4 31 (3.10%) Splunk
5 29 (2.90%) Tableau
6 28 (2.80%) Apple
7 24 (2.40%) Cisco
8 22 (2.20%) VMware
9 21 (2.10%) Facebook
10 16 (1.60%) SAP
11 15 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
12 13 (1.30%) IBM
13 10 (1.00%) Hortonworks
13 10 (1.00%) MuleSoft
13 10 (1.00%) Twitter
14 9 (0.90%) Dynatrace
15 8 (0.80%) Atlassian
15 8 (0.80%) Cloudera
16 7 (0.70%) EMC
16 7 (0.70%) Sybase