The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 3 months to 28 June 2017 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
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 176 186
Rank change year-on-year +25 +10  
Contract jobs citing Google 342 309 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.65% 1.42% 1.24%
As % of the Vendors category 3.98% 3.44% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 224 178
Median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £197 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £598 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £414 £310
% change year-on-year -9.36% +33.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 10
Median hourly rate £27.16 £24.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.85% +40.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £18.60 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £107.87 £30.80 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £18.25 £23.09
% change year-on-year +58.90% -20.97%  

Google is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8586 8975 10145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 41.35% 41.34% 44.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9279 10928 11590
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 194 452
Median hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.94% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £10.83 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Google in London

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in London

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google in London

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Google in London

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Google in London

Google
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 Google within the London region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +9 61 £450 +12.50% 40
Westminster +15 12 £225 -60.86%
Canary Wharf - 3 £525 -
West End of London - 2 £135 - 11
Brentford - 1 £325 -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
West Drayton - 1 £525 - 1
Google
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Google also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Google.

1 210 (33.02%) Analytics
2 162 (25.47%) Google Analytics
3 157 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
4 151 (23.74%) Amazon AWS
5 118 (18.55%) Java
6 117 (18.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 115 (18.08%) Python
8 110 (17.30%) Linux
8 110 (17.30%) Marketing
9 105 (16.51%) JavaScript
10 97 (15.25%) Finance
11 95 (14.94%) SQL
12 88 (13.84%) HTML
13 82 (12.89%) Windows
14 79 (12.42%) G Suite
15 78 (12.26%) CSS
16 76 (11.95%) DevOps
16 76 (11.95%) Microsoft Azure
17 71 (11.16%) Android
18 70 (11.01%) E-Commerce
19 67 (10.53%) Microsoft
20 66 (10.38%) Adobe
21 58 (9.12%) Docker
21 58 (9.12%) User Experience
22 53 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
22 53 (8.33%) Big Data
22 53 (8.33%) Test Automation
23 52 (8.18%) Unix
24 50 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
24 50 (7.86%) TDD

Google
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 39 (6.13%) CMS
2 32 (5.03%) Apache Spark
3 23 (3.62%) Confluence
4 17 (2.67%) WordPress
5 12 (1.89%) Apache
5 12 (1.89%) Drupal
6 11 (1.73%) OpenStack
7 10 (1.57%) SharePoint
8 9 (1.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 9 (1.42%) SAS
9 7 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (1.10%) nginx
9 7 (1.10%) Oracle Coherence
10 6 (0.94%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (0.79%) IIS
11 5 (0.79%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.63%) DataSynapse
13 3 (0.47%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 47 (7.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (3.14%) Photoshop
4 17 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
5 13 (2.04%) InDesign
6 10 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (1.42%) InVision
8 7 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
8 7 (1.10%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.47%) Adobe Premiere
9 3 (0.47%) SOLIDWORKS
9 3 (0.47%) SPSS
10 1 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.16%) Camtasia
10 1 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.16%) Stata
Business Applications
1 14 (2.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.94%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.63%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.47%) Eloqua
4 3 (0.47%) FastStats
4 3 (0.47%) FastStats PeopleStage
4 3 (0.47%) Revive Adserver
5 2 (0.31%) Data Workbench
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.16%) BondVision
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.16%) Magento
6 1 (0.16%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.16%) SessionCam
6 1 (0.16%) Social Studio
6 1 (0.16%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 162 (25.47%) Google Analytics
2 151 (23.74%) Amazon AWS
3 117 (18.40%) Google Cloud Platform
4 79 (12.42%) G Suite
5 76 (11.95%) Microsoft Azure
6 35 (5.50%) Google Play
7 24 (3.77%) GitHub
8 20 (3.14%) Adobe Analytics
9 19 (2.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 16 (2.52%) AdWords
11 15 (2.36%) IaaS
12 14 (2.20%) PaaS
13 13 (2.04%) Office 365
14 12 (1.89%) Google App Engine
14 12 (1.89%) Google Tag Manager
14 12 (1.89%) SaaS
15 10 (1.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 9 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
16 9 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
16 9 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.62%) HTTP
2 20 (3.14%) Firewall
3 18 (2.83%) TCP/IP
4 17 (2.67%) Kerberos
5 14 (2.20%) VPN
5 14 (2.20%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (1.73%) Ethernet
6 11 (1.73%) Internet
7 9 (1.42%) DNS
8 8 (1.26%) LDAP
8 8 (1.26%) VoIP
9 7 (1.10%) NAS
9 7 (1.10%) SAN
9 7 (1.10%) SSL
10 6 (0.94%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (0.94%) LAN
10 6 (0.94%) NX-OS
11 5 (0.79%) PBX
11 5 (0.79%) WAN
12 4 (0.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (8.33%) Big Data
2 36 (5.66%) Hadoop
3 30 (4.72%) MySQL
4 24 (3.77%) BigQuery
4 24 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (2.67%) Apache Hive
6 15 (2.36%) MongoDB
7 14 (2.20%) SQL Server
8 13 (2.04%) NoSQL
8 13 (2.04%) Relational Database
9 11 (1.73%) HBase
9 11 (1.73%) Redis
10 10 (1.57%) Amazon Redshift
10 10 (1.57%) Looker
11 7 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (0.79%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.79%) Mixpanel
12 5 (0.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 49 (7.70%) Git (software)
2 43 (6.76%) JIRA
3 42 (6.60%) Jenkins
4 20 (3.14%) JUnit
5 19 (2.99%) Gradle
6 17 (2.67%) Android Studio
7 14 (2.20%) Axure RP
8 13 (2.04%) Maven
8 13 (2.04%) Subversion
9 11 (1.73%) Talend Open Studio
9 11 (1.73%) webpack
10 10 (1.57%) Cucumber
10 10 (1.57%) gulp
10 10 (1.57%) Jasmine
11 9 (1.42%) Bower
11 9 (1.42%) Grunt
11 9 (1.42%) Mockito
11 9 (1.42%) TeamCity
12 8 (1.26%) Mocha
12 8 (1.26%) Selenium
General
1 110 (17.30%) Marketing
2 97 (15.25%) Finance
3 50 (7.86%) Banking
4 32 (5.03%) Retail
5 26 (4.09%) Telecoms
6 21 (3.30%) Advertising
7 20 (3.14%) Investment Banking
8 17 (2.67%) Games
9 16 (2.52%) Legal
10 15 (2.36%) Manufacturing
10 15 (2.36%) Publishing
11 14 (2.20%) Electronics
12 13 (2.04%) Front Office
13 7 (1.10%) French Language
14 4 (0.63%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.47%) Digital Economy
15 3 (0.47%) International Banking
15 3 (0.47%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.31%) Billing
16 2 (0.31%) German Language
Job Titles
1 158 (24.84%) Developer
2 113 (17.77%) Analyst
3 48 (7.55%) Architect
4 42 (6.60%) DevOps Engineer
5 37 (5.82%) Consultant
6 33 (5.19%) Android Developer
7 28 (4.40%) Java Developer
7 28 (4.40%) Web Analyst
8 27 (4.25%) Cloud Engineer
9 24 (3.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 23 (3.62%) Designer
10 23 (3.62%) Senior Developer
11 22 (3.46%) AWS Engineer
11 22 (3.46%) Linux Engineer
12 20 (3.14%) Support Analyst
13 18 (2.83%) Big Data Engineer
13 18 (2.83%) Data Analyst
14 17 (2.67%) Applications Developer
14 17 (2.67%) Support Engineer
15 16 (2.52%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (13.84%) HTML
2 78 (12.26%) CSS
3 48 (7.55%) Node.js
4 42 (6.60%) CSS3
5 38 (5.97%) HTML5
6 31 (4.87%) Web Services
7 30 (4.72%) AngularJS
8 25 (3.93%) React
8 25 (3.93%) REST
9 23 (3.62%) JSON
10 19 (2.99%) Redux
10 19 (2.99%) SAML
11 18 (2.83%) .NET
12 16 (2.52%) RESTful
13 14 (2.20%) Spring
14 13 (2.04%) Google Maps API
14 13 (2.04%) jQuery
15 12 (1.89%) Protocol Buffers
16 11 (1.73%) Android SDK
16 11 (1.73%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 58 (9.12%) User Experience
2 53 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (3.46%) Public Cloud
4 21 (3.30%) Mobile App
4 21 (3.30%) Social Media
5 19 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (2.20%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.73%) Fintech
7 11 (1.73%) Smartphone
8 10 (1.57%) Data Centre
8 10 (1.57%) Digital Media
9 8 (1.26%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.26%) Fixed Income
9 8 (1.26%) iPhone
9 8 (1.26%) Management Information System
10 6 (0.94%) Equities
10 6 (0.94%) N-Tier
11 5 (0.79%) Blackberry
11 5 (0.79%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 110 (17.30%) Linux
2 82 (12.89%) Windows
3 71 (11.16%) Android
4 52 (8.18%) Unix
5 43 (6.76%) Apple iOS
6 18 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (2.52%) Mac OS X
8 13 (2.04%) Windows 7
9 11 (1.73%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.94%) Windows Server
10 6 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.63%) CentOS
11 4 (0.63%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.63%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.63%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.47%) SmartOS
13 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X Server
13 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (33.02%) Analytics
2 157 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (11.95%) DevOps
4 70 (11.01%) E-Commerce
5 53 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 50 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
6 50 (7.86%) TDD
7 48 (7.55%) Open Source
8 45 (7.08%) Migration
9 41 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
10 39 (6.13%) Web Analytics
11 36 (5.66%) Android Development
12 34 (5.35%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (5.03%) Scrum
14 31 (4.87%) Configuration Management
15 30 (4.72%) Front End Development
15 30 (4.72%) Responsive Web Design
16 28 (4.40%) A/B Testing
16 28 (4.40%) SEO
16 28 (4.40%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 118 (18.55%) Java
2 115 (18.08%) Python
3 105 (16.51%) JavaScript
4 95 (14.94%) SQL
5 38 (5.97%) Ruby
6 29 (4.56%) R
7 25 (3.93%) Bash Shell
8 22 (3.46%) Perl
8 22 (3.46%) PHP
9 19 (2.99%) C#
9 19 (2.99%) Scala
10 17 (2.67%) C++
11 16 (2.52%) Go
12 11 (1.73%) C
13 8 (1.26%) Apple Swift
13 8 (1.26%) ES6
13 8 (1.26%) Groovy
13 8 (1.26%) Objective-C
14 6 (0.94%) PowerShell
14 6 (0.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (5.82%) Security Cleared
2 31 (4.87%) SC Cleared
3 22 (3.46%) Degree
4 13 (2.04%) CTC Cleared
5 12 (1.89%) CESG Certified Professional
6 7 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.63%) PhD
8 3 (0.47%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.31%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.31%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.31%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.31%) ISEB
9 2 (0.31%) MCSE
10 1 (0.16%) CEH
10 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.16%) PMP
10 1 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.52%) QA
2 8 (1.26%) SLA
3 5 (0.79%) Actionable Recommendations
3 5 (0.79%) MiFID
4 4 (0.63%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.63%) GCP
5 3 (0.47%) PMO
6 2 (0.31%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.16%) EMIR
7 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (9.12%) Docker
2 34 (5.35%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.42%) LXC
4 8 (1.26%) HDFS
5 7 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (0.94%) GPFS
7 4 (0.63%) vCloud
7 4 (0.63%) vSphere
8 3 (0.47%) Xen
9 2 (0.31%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.31%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.31%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.16%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 38 (5.97%) Kubernetes
2 36 (5.66%) Puppet
3 32 (5.03%) Ansible
4 27 (4.25%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (3.46%) Terraform
6 13 (2.04%) SCCM
7 10 (1.57%) ZABBIX
8 5 (0.79%) Jamf Pro
9 4 (0.63%) Consul
9 4 (0.63%) Salt
10 3 (0.47%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (0.47%) MOM
11 2 (0.31%) Ambari
11 2 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.31%) Kibana
11 2 (0.31%) logstash
11 2 (0.31%) Mesos
11 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 67 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 66 (10.38%) Adobe
3 45 (7.08%) Apple
4 34 (5.35%) Tableau
5 19 (2.99%) Red Hat
5 19 (2.99%) VMware
6 17 (2.67%) Oracle
6 17 (2.67%) SAP
6 17 (2.67%) Twitter
7 16 (2.52%) Facebook
8 12 (1.89%) Omniture
8 12 (1.89%) Splunk
9 11 (1.73%) IBM
9 11 (1.73%) Talend
10 10 (1.57%) Cisco
11 9 (1.42%) ServiceNow
11 9 (1.42%) SevOne
11 9 (1.42%) SnapLogic
12 7 (1.10%) Hortonworks
12 7 (1.10%) Sybase
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