Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for AdWords skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AdWords over the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Google AdWords
England > London
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 593 599 594
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 +4
Contract jobs citing AdWords 20 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.044% 0.059% 0.038%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.18% 0.34% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 8
London median daily rate £425 £335 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.87% -13.55% +72.22%
10th Percentile £216 £171 £205
90th Percentile £575 £418 £513
England median daily rate £400 £325 £388
% change year-on-year +23.08% -16.13% +93.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
London median hourly rate - £98.00 £100.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.00% +425.49%
England median hourly rate - £98.00 £100.00
% change year-on-year - -2.00% +425.49%

AdWords is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 11,402 7,617 5,834
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.80% 17.22% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,373 5,581 4,299
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £486 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.21% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 71 59
London median hourly rate £20.25 £21.30 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.93% -9.36% +6.82%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £14.41
90th Percentile £87.75 £165.00 £56.87
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.71 £19.00
% change year-on-year -8.23% +8.97% -17.39%

AdWords
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing AdWords as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for AdWords in London

AdWords
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AdWords in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for AdWords in London

AdWords
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AdWords in London over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AdWords in London

AdWords
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing AdWords in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for AdWords in London

AdWords
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AdWords within the London region over the 6 months to 19 September 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
Central London -17 6 £375 - 3
AdWords
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing AdWords 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 London region with a requirement for AdWords.

1 16 (80.00%) Google
2 11 (55.00%) Marketing
3 10 (50.00%) Social Media
3 10 (50.00%) SEO
3 10 (50.00%) Advertising
4 8 (40.00%) B2B
5 7 (35.00%) Marketing Strategy
6 6 (30.00%) Docker
6 6 (30.00%) Python
6 6 (30.00%) Blog
7 5 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (25.00%) Degree
7 5 (25.00%) Brand Awareness
7 5 (25.00%) Analytics
8 4 (20.00%) Data Structures
8 4 (20.00%) Google Analytics
8 4 (20.00%) SQL
9 3 (15.00%) Java
9 3 (15.00%) Finance
9 3 (15.00%) Scrum
9 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
9 3 (15.00%) OAuth
9 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (15.00%) Statistics
9 3 (15.00%) Algorithms
9 3 (15.00%) Couchbase
9 3 (15.00%) Machine Learning
9 3 (15.00%) Facebook
9 3 (15.00%) Twitter
9 3 (15.00%) Microservices

AdWords
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (5.00%) Jupyter
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Google Analytics
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) Google App Engine
3 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.00%) Google Tag Manager
3 1 (5.00%) NUVI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Couchbase
1 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.00%) Big Data
2 2 (10.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 11 (55.00%) Marketing
2 10 (50.00%) Advertising
3 5 (25.00%) Brand Awareness
4 3 (15.00%) Finance
5 2 (10.00%) Arabic Language
5 2 (10.00%) French Language
5 2 (10.00%) German Language
5 2 (10.00%) Legal
6 1 (5.00%) Games
6 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Marketing Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Python Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Python Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Data Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Digital Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Account Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Insight Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Junior
4 1 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Junior Data Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Python Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum Master
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) OAuth
2 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (10.00%) Django
2 2 (10.00%) Flask
2 2 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) Keras
3 1 (5.00%) Node.js
3 1 (5.00%) NumPy
3 1 (5.00%) Pandas
3 1 (5.00%) SciPy
3 1 (5.00%) Spring
3 1 (5.00%) Struts
3 1 (5.00%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Social Media
2 6 (30.00%) Blog
3 4 (20.00%) Data Structures
4 3 (15.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (5.00%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
5 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) SEO
2 8 (40.00%) B2B
3 7 (35.00%) Marketing Strategy
4 5 (25.00%) Analytics
4 5 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (15.00%) Machine Learning
5 3 (15.00%) Microservices
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) Statistics
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) BDD
6 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.00%) Lead Generation
6 2 (10.00%) Market Research
6 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (10.00%) Social Media Monitoring
6 2 (10.00%) TDD
6 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Python
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) Go
5 1 (5.00%) Java 8
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.00%) GCP
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Google
2 3 (15.00%) Facebook
2 3 (15.00%) Twitter
3 2 (10.00%) Adobe
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Brandwatch
4 1 (5.00%) Crimson Hexagon
4 1 (5.00%) Hitwise
4 1 (5.00%) HubSpot
4 1 (5.00%) Marketo
4 1 (5.00%) Omniture
4 1 (5.00%) Pardot
4 1 (5.00%) Samsung