Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 162 201
Rank change year-on-year +1 +39 +49
Contract jobs citing Google 789 759 578
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.68% 1.68% 1.23%
As % of the Vendors category 4.14% 3.92% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 548 409
London median daily rate £465 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.41% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £191 £202 £223
90th Percentile £625 £575 £575
England median daily rate £445 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +7.23% +3.75% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 18
London median hourly rate £27.16 £26.47 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.62% +30.70% -11.55%
10th Percentile £25.50 £13.89 £16.03
90th Percentile £36.24 £176.25 £23.15
England median hourly rate £27.00 £20.00 £19.03
% change year-on-year +35.00% +5.10% -2.41%

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 London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 19066 19354 19623
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.48% 42.91% 41.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 12961 12877 12998
London median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 295 285 393
London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +1.80%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.19
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 -8 130 £500 +17.65% 53
West London -4 25 £420 +10.16% 11
East London -2 13 £400 +18.52% 10
South London -25 5 £450 -1.64% 3
North London -12 1 £525 +61.54% 3
Google
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 255 (32.32%) Analytics
2 250 (31.69%) Amazon AWS
3 221 (28.01%) Google Cloud Platform
4 209 (26.49%) Agile Software Development
5 200 (25.35%) Google Analytics
6 162 (20.53%) Python
7 149 (18.88%) DevOps
8 147 (18.63%) Java
9 138 (17.49%) SQL
10 137 (17.36%) JavaScript
11 136 (17.24%) Finance
12 128 (16.22%) Linux
13 125 (15.84%) Marketing
14 120 (15.21%) Microsoft Azure
15 116 (14.70%) Analytical Skills
16 114 (14.45%) Docker
17 96 (12.17%) Jenkins
18 92 (11.66%) Microsoft
19 91 (11.53%) Android
20 90 (11.41%) Big Data
21 86 (10.90%) G Suite
21 86 (10.90%) TDD
22 82 (10.39%) HTML
23 81 (10.27%) Node.js
24 78 (9.89%) User Experience
25 75 (9.51%) Terraform
26 74 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
26 74 (9.38%) CSS
27 69 (8.75%) Web Services
27 69 (8.75%) Hadoop

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 66 (8.37%) Apache Spark
2 32 (4.06%) CMS
3 31 (3.93%) Elasticsearch
4 29 (3.68%) Apache
5 28 (3.55%) Confluence
6 21 (2.66%) Tomcat
7 15 (1.90%) WordPress
8 13 (1.65%) JBoss
9 12 (1.52%) SharePoint
10 11 (1.39%) OpenStack
11 10 (1.27%) IIS
11 10 (1.27%) nginx
12 9 (1.14%) SAS
12 9 (1.14%) WebSphere
13 8 (1.01%) Drupal
14 7 (0.89%) Jetty
14 7 (0.89%) Mongrel
15 5 (0.63%) Apache Pig
15 5 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
15 5 (0.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 50 (6.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (2.53%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (2.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
5 11 (1.39%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.89%) InVision
7 5 (0.63%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.38%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.25%) SPSS
10 1 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.13%) Gephi
10 1 (0.13%) InDesign
10 1 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.13%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 16 (2.03%) WebTrends
2 11 (1.39%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.51%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.38%) Social Studio
5 2 (0.25%) Magento
5 2 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.25%) SessionCam
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.13%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 250 (31.69%) Amazon AWS
2 221 (28.01%) Google Cloud Platform
3 200 (25.35%) Google Analytics
4 120 (15.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 86 (10.90%) G Suite
6 46 (5.83%) Google Play
7 42 (5.32%) GitHub
8 24 (3.04%) AWS CloudFormation
9 23 (2.92%) Adobe Analytics
9 23 (2.92%) IaaS
10 20 (2.53%) Google Tag Manager
11 19 (2.41%) Google App Engine
12 18 (2.28%) AdWords
13 17 (2.15%) SaaS
14 16 (2.03%) npm
15 14 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
15 14 (1.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 13 (1.65%) Google Drive
17 12 (1.52%) Office 365
17 12 (1.52%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.69%) TCP/IP
2 25 (3.17%) HTTP
3 22 (2.79%) DNS
4 20 (2.53%) SSL
5 19 (2.41%) Firewall
6 14 (1.77%) DHCP
7 11 (1.39%) Internet
8 10 (1.27%) FTP
9 9 (1.14%) SAN
9 9 (1.14%) VPN
10 8 (1.01%) IPsec
11 7 (0.89%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (0.89%) NAS
12 6 (0.76%) Intranet
12 6 (0.76%) LAN
12 6 (0.76%) WAN
12 6 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (0.63%) Bluetooth
13 5 (0.63%) Ethernet
13 5 (0.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (11.41%) Big Data
2 69 (8.75%) Hadoop
3 50 (6.34%) MySQL
4 48 (6.08%) NoSQL
5 39 (4.94%) BigQuery
5 39 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
6 31 (3.93%) Apache Hive
6 31 (3.93%) HBase
7 30 (3.80%) MongoDB
8 25 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (3.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 19 (2.41%) Relational Database
10 19 (2.41%) SQL Server
11 17 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
12 15 (1.90%) Neo4j
12 15 (1.90%) Redis
13 12 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
13 12 (1.52%) Data Lake
14 8 (1.01%) Data Mining
15 7 (0.89%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 96 (12.17%) Jenkins
2 65 (8.24%) JIRA
3 52 (6.59%) Git (software)
4 24 (3.04%) webpack
5 22 (2.79%) Maven
6 19 (2.41%) Cucumber
7 18 (2.28%) gulp
8 17 (2.15%) Selenium
9 14 (1.77%) Grunt
10 13 (1.65%) Babel
10 13 (1.65%) TeamCity
11 12 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (1.52%) GitLab
12 10 (1.27%) Android Studio
12 10 (1.27%) Bower
12 10 (1.27%) Gradle
12 10 (1.27%) Jasmine
12 10 (1.27%) Travis CI
13 9 (1.14%) RSpec
13 9 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 136 (17.24%) Finance
2 125 (15.84%) Marketing
3 55 (6.97%) Banking
4 41 (5.20%) Retail
5 35 (4.44%) Telecoms
6 29 (3.68%) Advertising
7 24 (3.04%) Games
7 24 (3.04%) Publishing
8 19 (2.41%) Investment Banking
8 19 (2.41%) Manufacturing
9 18 (2.28%) Electronics
10 13 (1.65%) Legal
11 11 (1.39%) Spanish Language
12 6 (0.76%) French Language
12 6 (0.76%) Front Office
13 5 (0.63%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.63%) German Language
14 4 (0.51%) Billing
14 4 (0.51%) Italian Language
14 4 (0.51%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 181 (22.94%) Developer
2 128 (16.22%) Analyst
3 65 (8.24%) DevOps Engineer
4 47 (5.96%) Consultant
5 43 (5.45%) Architect
5 43 (5.45%) Java Developer
6 35 (4.44%) Data Engineer
7 34 (4.31%) Business Analyst
8 32 (4.06%) Digital Analyst
9 31 (3.93%) Android Developer
10 27 (3.42%) JavaScript Developer
10 27 (3.42%) Senior Developer
11 26 (3.30%) Big Data Engineer
12 25 (3.17%) Data Analyst
13 24 (3.04%) Cloud Architect
13 24 (3.04%) Cloud Engineer
14 23 (2.92%) Data Scientist
15 22 (2.79%) AWS Engineer
16 21 (2.66%) Full Stack Developer
16 21 (2.66%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (10.39%) HTML
2 81 (10.27%) Node.js
3 74 (9.38%) CSS
4 69 (8.75%) Web Services
5 62 (7.86%) React
6 50 (6.34%) AngularJS
7 45 (5.70%) Kafka
8 42 (5.32%) RESTful
9 36 (4.56%) CSS3
9 36 (4.56%) HTML5
10 33 (4.18%) REST
10 33 (4.18%) Spring
11 32 (4.06%) Redux
12 29 (3.68%) .NET
13 28 (3.55%) JSON
14 27 (3.42%) Android SDK
14 27 (3.42%) jQuery
14 27 (3.42%) Sass
15 25 (3.17%) Spring Boot
16 23 (2.92%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 116 (14.70%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (9.89%) User Experience
3 37 (4.69%) Mobile App
4 28 (3.55%) Fintech
4 28 (3.55%) Social Media
5 27 (3.42%) Public Cloud
6 23 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
7 22 (2.79%) Computer Science
8 19 (2.41%) Smartphone
9 16 (2.03%) Algorithms
10 11 (1.39%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.01%) Animation
12 7 (0.89%) Blog
12 7 (0.89%) Fixed Income
12 7 (0.89%) FMCG
13 6 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (0.76%) Video on Demand
13 6 (0.76%) Virtual Team
14 5 (0.63%) Data Centre
15 4 (0.51%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 128 (16.22%) Linux
2 91 (11.53%) Android
3 61 (7.73%) Apple iOS
4 50 (6.34%) Windows
5 45 (5.70%) Unix
6 10 (1.27%) Mac OS X
7 9 (1.14%) Windows Server
8 8 (1.01%) Mac OS
9 7 (0.89%) CentOS
9 7 (0.89%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.76%) DC/OS
10 6 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.38%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.25%) AIX
13 2 (0.25%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.25%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (32.32%) Analytics
2 209 (26.49%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (18.88%) DevOps
4 86 (10.90%) TDD
5 74 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
6 65 (8.24%) Microservices
7 64 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
8 57 (7.22%) Digital Marketing
9 56 (7.10%) BDD
10 54 (6.84%) E-Commerce
10 54 (6.84%) Open Source
11 51 (6.46%) SEO
12 50 (6.34%) Scrum
13 49 (6.21%) Visualisation
14 48 (6.08%) Software Engineering
15 47 (5.96%) Configuration Management
16 40 (5.07%) Migration
17 39 (4.94%) Web Analytics
18 37 (4.69%) Android Development
18 37 (4.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 162 (20.53%) Python
2 147 (18.63%) Java
3 138 (17.49%) SQL
4 137 (17.36%) JavaScript
5 52 (6.59%) Ruby
6 46 (5.83%) Scala
7 44 (5.58%) Go
8 34 (4.31%) R
9 31 (3.93%) ES6
10 30 (3.80%) PHP
11 25 (3.17%) Perl
12 20 (2.53%) C#
13 18 (2.28%) Bash Shell
14 16 (2.03%) TypeScript
15 14 (1.77%) Objective-C
16 10 (1.27%) C
16 10 (1.27%) GraphQL
16 10 (1.27%) VBA
17 6 (0.76%) C++
17 6 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 59 (7.48%) Security Cleared
2 44 (5.58%) SC Cleared
3 41 (5.20%) Degree
4 31 (3.93%) CTC Cleared
5 14 (1.77%) BPSS Clearance
6 13 (1.65%) PhD
7 11 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.76%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.76%) Master's Degree
10 5 (0.63%) MCSA
10 5 (0.63%) MCSE
11 4 (0.51%) MCITP
11 4 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.38%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.38%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.25%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.25%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
13 2 (0.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.80%) QA
2 19 (2.41%) GCP
3 11 (1.39%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.38%) COBIT
6 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.25%) MiFID
7 1 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.13%) GDPR
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.13%) PMO
7 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 114 (14.45%) Docker
2 35 (4.44%) Active Directory
3 17 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.39%) HDFS
5 8 (1.01%) Xen
6 6 (0.76%) GPFS
6 6 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.63%) LXC
7 5 (0.63%) vCloud
8 4 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.38%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.38%) XenApp
10 2 (0.25%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.25%) Ceph
11 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 75 (9.51%) Terraform
2 69 (8.75%) Ansible
3 61 (7.73%) Kubernetes
3 61 (7.73%) Puppet
4 46 (5.83%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (2.03%) Packer
5 16 (2.03%) SCCM
6 11 (1.39%) ZABBIX
7 9 (1.14%) Nagios
8 8 (1.01%) Kibana
9 7 (0.89%) Ambari
10 6 (0.76%) Prometheus
11 5 (0.63%) Hadoop YARN
11 5 (0.63%) logstash
11 5 (0.63%) Salt
12 4 (0.51%) Backup Exec
12 4 (0.51%) Consul
12 4 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (0.38%) AirWatch
13 3 (0.38%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 92 (11.66%) Microsoft
2 59 (7.48%) Tableau
3 44 (5.58%) Adobe
4 42 (5.32%) Apple
5 31 (3.93%) Oracle
6 22 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
6 22 (2.79%) SAP
7 20 (2.53%) VMware
8 18 (2.28%) Facebook
8 18 (2.28%) Splunk
9 15 (1.90%) Hortonworks
9 15 (1.90%) ServiceNow
9 15 (1.90%) Twitter
10 11 (1.39%) Cisco
11 10 (1.27%) Sitecore
12 9 (1.14%) New Relic
12 9 (1.14%) Red Hat
13 8 (1.01%) HP
13 8 (1.01%) Sybase
13 8 (1.01%) Tealium