Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 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
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 118 202
Rank change year-on-year +37 +84 +25
Contract jobs citing Google 2,090 2,135 1,309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.79% 2.25% 1.38%
As % of the Vendors category 6.41% 5.32% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,461 1,379 882
England median daily rate £500 £488 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.94% +7.83%
10th Percentile £313 £287 £175
90th Percentile £688 £675 £613
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £445
% change year-on-year +5.26% +6.74% +7.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 49 35
England median hourly rate £20.00 £15.85 £27.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.18% -41.49% +35.45%
10th Percentile £10.60 £12.45 £12.85
90th Percentile £36.00 £35.00 £39.05
UK median hourly rate £17.90 £15.85 £27.00
% change year-on-year +12.93% -41.30% +35.00%

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 32,594 40,116 40,661
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.47% 42.25% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,610 25,256 25,479
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £240 £253 £243
90th Percentile £638 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £433
% change year-on-year - +4.05% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,270 1,506 1,360
England median hourly rate £19.31 £17.50 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +0.72% +2.21%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.00 £45.03
UK median hourly rate £19.71 £17.50 £17.43
% change year-on-year +12.63% +0.40% +2.53%

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 22 November 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 22 November 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 22 November 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 +28 1,349 £525 +2.69% 414
North of England +63 245 £425 - 167
South East +37 238 £475 +5.56% 111
South West +50 117 £425 - 61
Yorkshire +67 106 £450 +5.88% 56
North West +20 94 £400 -1.23% 98
Midlands -16 90 £400 -1.23% 104
West Midlands -14 73 £388 -9.88% 50
East of England +3 51 £475 +115.91% 54
North East +37 46 £495 -17.50% 13
East Midlands +18 17 £475 +35.71% 54
Google
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 1,159 (55.45%) GCP
2 736 (35.22%) AWS
3 661 (31.63%) Python
3 661 (31.63%) Agile Software Development
4 569 (27.22%) Azure
5 518 (24.78%) DevOps
6 464 (22.20%) Analytics
7 415 (19.86%) Java
8 402 (19.23%) Kubernetes
9 370 (17.70%) Docker
10 366 (17.51%) SQL
11 312 (14.93%) Finance
12 292 (13.97%) JavaScript
13 283 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
14 278 (13.30%) Microsoft
15 276 (13.21%) Microservices
16 270 (12.92%) Linux
17 263 (12.58%) Jenkins
18 260 (12.44%) Google Analytics
19 252 (12.06%) Scrum
20 245 (11.72%) Terraform
21 232 (11.10%) Big Data
22 220 (10.53%) BigQuery
23 216 (10.33%) Windows
24 214 (10.24%) JIRA
25 201 (9.62%) Migration
25 201 (9.62%) Node.js
26 198 (9.47%) Ansible
27 194 (9.28%) Git (software)
28 193 (9.23%) HTML

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
1 137 (6.56%) Apache
2 132 (6.32%) Apache Spark
3 108 (5.17%) Confluence
4 57 (2.73%) Tomcat
5 47 (2.25%) Apache Airflow
6 45 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
7 44 (2.11%) nginx
8 43 (2.06%) CMS
9 32 (1.53%) SharePoint
10 31 (1.48%) IIS
11 30 (1.44%) OpenStack
11 30 (1.44%) WebSphere
12 28 (1.34%) Jupyter
13 24 (1.15%) WordPress
14 22 (1.05%) JBoss
15 20 (0.96%) Jetty
15 20 (0.96%) Mongrel
15 20 (0.96%) SAS
16 18 (0.86%) WebLogic
17 14 (0.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 79 (3.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 51 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
3 34 (1.63%) Photoshop
4 20 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
5 17 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (0.81%) Sketch
6 11 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
8 8 (0.38%) InVision
9 6 (0.29%) Chatbot
9 6 (0.29%) Zeplin
10 5 (0.24%) UserZoom
11 4 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
11 4 (0.19%) InDesign
11 4 (0.19%) MS Visio
12 3 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
13 2 (0.096%) Marvel
14 1 (0.048%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.048%) Revit
14 1 (0.048%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (0.96%) FINCAD Analytics
2 12 (0.57%) SessionCam
3 7 (0.33%) Magento
4 6 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.24%) WebTrends
6 4 (0.19%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 3 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
7 3 (0.14%) CA PPM
7 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.096%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.048%) Distributed Ledger
9 1 (0.048%) Eikon
9 1 (0.048%) SAP MDM
9 1 (0.048%) Shopify
9 1 (0.048%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1,159 (55.45%) GCP
2 736 (35.22%) AWS
3 569 (27.22%) Azure
4 260 (12.44%) Google Analytics
5 116 (5.55%) GitHub
6 112 (5.36%) G Suite
7 90 (4.31%) Office 365
8 77 (3.68%) PaaS
9 73 (3.49%) SaaS
10 72 (3.44%) Serverless
11 70 (3.35%) IaaS
12 64 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
13 56 (2.68%) Google App Engine
14 46 (2.20%) Google Sheets
15 44 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
16 35 (1.67%) Power Platform
17 33 (1.58%) Google Tag Manager
18 32 (1.53%) Firebase
19 28 (1.34%) Adobe Analytics
19 28 (1.34%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 100 (4.78%) DNS
2 94 (4.50%) HTTP
3 79 (3.78%) TCP/IP
4 73 (3.49%) Internet
5 58 (2.78%) DHCP
5 58 (2.78%) SSL
6 48 (2.30%) Firewall
7 25 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
8 23 (1.10%) FTP
8 23 (1.10%) IPsec
8 23 (1.10%) VPN
9 21 (1.00%) WAN
9 21 (1.00%) Wireless
10 17 (0.81%) SNMP
11 15 (0.72%) Network Security
12 12 (0.57%) LAN
12 12 (0.57%) SAN
12 12 (0.57%) Structured Cabling
13 10 (0.48%) Skype
13 10 (0.48%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (11.10%) Big Data
2 220 (10.53%) BigQuery
3 138 (6.60%) Hadoop
4 121 (5.79%) PostgreSQL
5 107 (5.12%) NoSQL
6 97 (4.64%) Relational Database
7 94 (4.50%) MongoDB
7 94 (4.50%) MySQL
8 92 (4.40%) SQL Server
9 89 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
10 69 (3.30%) Apache Cassandra
11 52 (2.49%) RDBMS
12 48 (2.30%) Neo4j
13 42 (2.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 40 (1.91%) Redis
15 39 (1.87%) Apache Hive
16 32 (1.53%) HBase
17 31 (1.48%) Power BI
18 30 (1.44%) DB2
19 27 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 263 (12.58%) Jenkins
2 214 (10.24%) JIRA
3 194 (9.28%) Git (software)
4 76 (3.64%) Selenium
5 62 (2.97%) JUnit
6 56 (2.68%) Cucumber
7 42 (2.01%) GitLab
8 37 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 32 (1.53%) Maven
10 31 (1.48%) Gatling
11 29 (1.39%) GoogleTest
11 29 (1.39%) Travis CI
12 28 (1.34%) Sonatype Nexus
13 27 (1.29%) Bitbucket
14 23 (1.10%) CircleCI
15 22 (1.05%) Artifactory
15 22 (1.05%) Gradle
16 21 (1.00%) webpack
17 20 (0.96%) TeamCity
18 18 (0.86%) Subversion
General
1 312 (14.93%) Finance
2 168 (8.04%) Banking
3 116 (5.55%) Marketing
4 107 (5.12%) Retail
5 63 (3.01%) Public Sector
6 45 (2.15%) Publishing
7 42 (2.01%) Military
7 42 (2.01%) Telecoms
8 35 (1.67%) Front Office
8 35 (1.67%) Investment Banking
9 25 (1.20%) Advertising
10 19 (0.91%) Legal
11 18 (0.86%) Manufacturing
12 15 (0.72%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.62%) Automotive
13 13 (0.62%) Billing
14 12 (0.57%) Law
15 11 (0.53%) Retail Banking
16 10 (0.48%) Games
17 9 (0.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 534 (25.55%) Developer
2 212 (10.14%) Architect
3 199 (9.52%) Analyst
4 193 (9.23%) DevOps Engineer
5 172 (8.23%) Data Engineer
6 167 (7.99%) Cloud Engineer
7 118 (5.65%) Python Engineer
8 98 (4.69%) Python Developer
9 87 (4.16%) Cloud Architect
10 77 (3.68%) Full Stack Developer
11 69 (3.30%) Java Developer
12 68 (3.25%) Senior Developer
13 67 (3.21%) Software Engineer
14 66 (3.16%) Data Analyst
15 59 (2.82%) Consultant
16 52 (2.49%) Business Analyst
17 51 (2.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 50 (2.39%) Project Manager
19 47 (2.25%) AWS Engineer
20 42 (2.01%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (9.62%) Node.js
2 193 (9.23%) HTML
3 189 (9.04%) CSS
4 174 (8.33%) Web Services
5 161 (7.70%) REST
6 141 (6.75%) React
7 124 (5.93%) JSON
7 124 (5.93%) RESTful
8 121 (5.79%) AngularJS
9 103 (4.93%) .NET
10 102 (4.88%) HTML5
11 100 (4.78%) Spring
12 97 (4.64%) Kafka
13 80 (3.83%) XML
14 79 (3.78%) CSS3
15 72 (3.44%) jQuery
16 68 (3.25%) Apache Beam
17 59 (2.82%) J2EE
18 52 (2.49%) Gherkin
18 52 (2.49%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 121 (5.79%) User Experience
2 111 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
3 92 (4.40%) Public Cloud
4 67 (3.21%) Greenfield Project
5 42 (2.01%) Cloud Native
6 39 (1.87%) Algorithms
7 35 (1.67%) Mobile App
8 31 (1.48%) Social Media
9 30 (1.44%) Self-Motivation
10 25 (1.20%) Data Structures
10 25 (1.20%) Virtual Team
11 24 (1.15%) Derivative
12 21 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
12 21 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 21 (1.00%) Hedge funds
13 20 (0.96%) Equity Derivative
13 20 (0.96%) Fixed Income
13 20 (0.96%) Market Risk
14 19 (0.91%) iPad
15 18 (0.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 270 (12.92%) Linux
2 216 (10.33%) Windows
3 69 (3.30%) Android
4 60 (2.87%) Unix
5 42 (2.01%) Windows Server
6 40 (1.91%) Apple iOS
7 33 (1.58%) Windows 7
8 27 (1.29%) Ubuntu
9 26 (1.24%) Windows 10
10 22 (1.05%) CentOS
11 20 (0.96%) Mac OS X
11 20 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
13 17 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (0.62%) Mac OS
15 10 (0.48%) VMS
16 6 (0.29%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.24%) Debian
18 4 (0.19%) Solaris
19 3 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 661 (31.63%) Agile Software Development
2 518 (24.78%) DevOps
3 464 (22.20%) Analytics
4 283 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
5 276 (13.21%) Microservices
6 252 (12.06%) Scrum
7 201 (9.62%) Migration
8 176 (8.42%) Software Engineering
8 176 (8.42%) Test Automation
9 175 (8.37%) TDD
10 166 (7.94%) Problem-Solving
11 149 (7.13%) ETL
12 141 (6.75%) Data Science
13 139 (6.65%) Machine Learning
14 131 (6.27%) Open Source
15 117 (5.60%) E-Commerce
16 111 (5.31%) Continuous Delivery
17 102 (4.88%) Configuration Management
17 102 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
18 97 (4.64%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 661 (31.63%) Python
2 415 (19.86%) Java
3 366 (17.51%) SQL
4 292 (13.97%) JavaScript
5 158 (7.56%) Scala
6 109 (5.22%) Go
7 106 (5.07%) C#
8 96 (4.59%) Ruby
9 95 (4.55%) C
10 88 (4.21%) Bash Shell
11 83 (3.97%) C++
12 70 (3.35%) TypeScript
13 61 (2.92%) Kotlin
14 60 (2.87%) PHP
15 59 (2.82%) R
16 55 (2.63%) PowerShell
17 46 (2.20%) Perl
18 25 (1.20%) Groovy
18 25 (1.20%) Java 8
19 21 (1.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 118 (5.65%) Degree
2 110 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 91 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 41 (1.96%) DV Cleared
5 30 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 22 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
7 19 (0.91%) Master's Degree
8 17 (0.81%) CISSP
9 14 (0.67%) DBS Check
10 13 (0.62%) AWS Certification
11 12 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (0.53%) MCP
13 9 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
15 6 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (0.29%) CISM
15 6 (0.29%) RHCE
16 5 (0.24%) PMI Certification
16 5 (0.24%) PMP
17 4 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (3.64%) QA
2 28 (1.34%) PMO
3 26 (1.24%) GDPR
4 23 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (1.05%) WCAG
6 19 (0.91%) SLA
7 16 (0.77%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.33%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.24%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
10 4 (0.19%) ISO 14001
11 3 (0.14%) COBIT
11 3 (0.14%) SEPA
12 2 (0.096%) PSD2
12 2 (0.096%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.048%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.048%) GxP
13 1 (0.048%) ISAE 3402
13 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.048%) NIST
System Software
1 370 (17.70%) Docker
2 84 (4.02%) Active Directory
3 63 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
5 23 (1.10%) Xen
6 17 (0.81%) Hyper-V
7 15 (0.72%) vSphere
8 8 (0.38%) HDFS
8 8 (0.38%) VirtualBox
9 7 (0.33%) Apache Flume
10 6 (0.29%) Firmware
10 6 (0.29%) OpenAM
10 6 (0.29%) OpenDJ
10 6 (0.29%) OpenIDM
11 5 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (0.24%) XenApp
11 5 (0.24%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.19%) Ceph
12 4 (0.19%) KVM
Systems Management
1 402 (19.23%) Kubernetes
2 245 (11.72%) Terraform
3 198 (9.47%) Ansible
4 132 (6.32%) Puppet
5 110 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
6 58 (2.78%) Kibana
7 50 (2.39%) Grafana
8 24 (1.15%) Prometheus
9 23 (1.10%) SCCM
10 22 (1.05%) Istio
10 22 (1.05%) Kubeflow
11 18 (0.86%) Packer
11 18 (0.86%) Salt
12 15 (0.72%) Jamf Pro
13 12 (0.57%) Nagios
13 12 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
14 11 (0.53%) logstash
15 9 (0.43%) Graphite
15 9 (0.43%) Mesos
16 8 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 278 (13.30%) Microsoft
2 117 (5.60%) Oracle
3 93 (4.45%) Apple
4 80 (3.83%) VMware
5 69 (3.30%) Adobe
6 49 (2.34%) Tableau
7 43 (2.06%) Splunk
8 39 (1.87%) SAP
9 37 (1.77%) Facebook
10 33 (1.58%) Twitter
11 32 (1.53%) Cisco
12 28 (1.34%) Atlassian
12 28 (1.34%) Citrix
13 26 (1.24%) Databricks
14 25 (1.20%) Hotjar
15 24 (1.15%) Red Hat
16 23 (1.10%) Sybase
17 22 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
18 21 (1.00%) IBM
18 21 (1.00%) Informatica