Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 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
England > London
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 64 72 141
Rank change year-on-year +8 +69 +45
Contract jobs citing Google 909 1,531 948
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 3.60% 3.58% 2.03%
As % of the Vendors category 9.08% 8.86% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 649 1,050 703
Median daily rate £550 £538 £496
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% +8.37% +16.71%
10th Percentile £349 £338 £215
90th Percentile £713 £700 £650
England median daily rate £500 £514 £465
% change year-on-year -2.68% +10.48% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 26
Median hourly rate £31.18 £16.33 £26.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.95% -39.27% +47.33%
10th Percentile £21.50 £9.25 £16.18
90th Percentile £71.85 £44.62 £35.56
England median hourly rate £22.75 £15.85 £24.05
% change year-on-year +43.53% -34.09% +37.41%

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 10,015 17,286 18,598
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.64% 40.38% 39.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,655 11,598 12,587
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £263
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
England median daily rate £450 £455 £450
% change year-on-year -1.10% +1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 277 358
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.05% -2.33% +4.88%
10th Percentile £13.85 £12.76 £11.94
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.83
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Google in London

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Google in London

Google
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Google in London over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Google in London

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for Google in London

Google
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Google in London over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

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 6 April 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
Central London +11 204 £550 +4.76% 78
West London +11 25 £525 +16.67% 46
East London +35 17 £450 +66.67% 9
North London +16 4 £500 -14.89% 5
South London +15 3 £500 +14.29% 7
Google
England

For the 6 months to 6 April 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 London region with a requirement for Google.

1 614 (67.55%) GCP
2 310 (34.10%) AWS
3 299 (32.89%) Python
4 248 (27.28%) Azure
5 216 (23.76%) Agile Software Development
6 212 (23.32%) DevOps
7 207 (22.77%) Java
8 182 (20.02%) Kubernetes
9 181 (19.91%) SQL
10 171 (18.81%) Finance
11 166 (18.26%) Analytics
12 151 (16.61%) JavaScript
13 144 (15.84%) Docker
14 131 (14.41%) Terraform
15 124 (13.64%) Banking
16 117 (12.87%) Microsoft
16 117 (12.87%) Microservices
17 114 (12.54%) Node.js
18 112 (12.32%) Web Services
19 111 (12.21%) Software Engineering
20 104 (11.44%) BigQuery
21 103 (11.33%) Big Data
22 100 (11.00%) Migration
23 97 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
24 91 (10.01%) React
25 88 (9.68%) Linux
26 86 (9.46%) Machine Learning
27 84 (9.24%) Jenkins
28 80 (8.80%) Ansible
29 77 (8.47%) Windows

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 58 (6.38%) Apache Spark
2 30 (3.30%) Apache
3 23 (2.53%) Confluence
4 22 (2.42%) Apache Airflow
5 19 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (1.32%) CMS
7 10 (1.10%) nginx
7 10 (1.10%) SharePoint
8 9 (0.99%) MS Exchange
8 9 (0.99%) SAS
9 7 (0.77%) Jupyter
9 7 (0.77%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.77%) WordPress
10 6 (0.66%) DNN
10 6 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (0.66%) Skype for Business
11 5 (0.55%) IIS
11 5 (0.55%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 29 (3.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.88%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.66%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.55%) InDesign
8 4 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.22%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.11%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.11%) Revit
10 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (2.97%) FINCAD Analytics
2 6 (0.66%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (0.44%) SAP MDM
4 3 (0.33%) Magento
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.11%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.11%) FastStats
5 1 (0.11%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.11%) SessionCam
5 1 (0.11%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.11%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 614 (67.55%) GCP
2 310 (34.10%) AWS
3 248 (27.28%) Azure
4 71 (7.81%) Google Analytics
5 45 (4.95%) G Suite
5 45 (4.95%) Serverless
6 41 (4.51%) GitHub
7 36 (3.96%) Office 365
8 30 (3.30%) IaaS
9 27 (2.97%) AWS Step Functions
9 27 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
9 27 (2.97%) Firebase
10 25 (2.75%) Stackdriver
11 19 (2.09%) PaaS
12 17 (1.87%) Adobe Analytics
12 17 (1.87%) Power Platform
12 17 (1.87%) SaaS
13 16 (1.76%) Apigee
14 15 (1.65%) AWS Lambda
14 15 (1.65%) Google Sheets
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.20%) HTTP
2 13 (1.43%) Internet
3 12 (1.32%) Firewall
3 12 (1.32%) Skype
4 10 (1.10%) DNS
5 9 (0.99%) SSL
5 9 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.99%) VPN
6 8 (0.88%) Broadband
7 6 (0.66%) LAN
8 5 (0.55%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (0.55%) VoIP
8 5 (0.55%) WAN
9 4 (0.44%) DHCP
9 4 (0.44%) PBX
9 4 (0.44%) SSH
9 4 (0.44%) Wireless
10 3 (0.33%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (0.22%) Network Security
11 2 (0.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (11.44%) BigQuery
2 103 (11.33%) Big Data
3 72 (7.92%) NoSQL
4 68 (7.48%) PostgreSQL
5 47 (5.17%) MongoDB
5 47 (5.17%) Relational Database
6 44 (4.84%) MySQL
7 43 (4.73%) Hadoop
8 42 (4.62%) Apache Cassandra
9 41 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
10 40 (4.40%) Neo4j
11 39 (4.29%) Redis
11 39 (4.29%) SQL Server
12 36 (3.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 31 (3.41%) Couchbase
13 31 (3.41%) HBase
14 30 (3.30%) RDBMS
15 28 (3.08%) DB2
15 28 (3.08%) MariaDB
16 27 (2.97%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 84 (9.24%) Jenkins
2 50 (5.50%) Git (software)
3 46 (5.06%) JIRA
4 19 (2.09%) Selenium
5 18 (1.98%) webpack
6 16 (1.76%) RStudio
7 13 (1.43%) GitLab
8 11 (1.21%) Maven
9 10 (1.10%) Babel
9 10 (1.10%) Cucumber
9 10 (1.10%) GoCD
9 10 (1.10%) JUnit
10 9 (0.99%) Artifactory
11 8 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (0.77%) CircleCI
12 7 (0.77%) ER Studio
12 7 (0.77%) ERwin
12 7 (0.77%) TeamCity
13 6 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (0.66%) Bitbucket
General
1 171 (18.81%) Finance
2 124 (13.64%) Banking
3 72 (7.92%) Marketing
4 65 (7.15%) Front Office
5 45 (4.95%) Investment Banking
6 29 (3.19%) Public Sector
7 20 (2.20%) Telecoms
8 17 (1.87%) Retail
9 16 (1.76%) Advertising
9 16 (1.76%) Publishing
10 9 (0.99%) Games
11 7 (0.77%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.66%) Billing
13 4 (0.44%) Back Office
13 4 (0.44%) Electronics
13 4 (0.44%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.33%) Fire and Rescue
14 3 (0.33%) Law
14 3 (0.33%) Legal
15 2 (0.22%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 268 (29.48%) Developer
2 112 (12.32%) Architect
3 76 (8.36%) Cloud Engineer
4 75 (8.25%) Analyst
4 75 (8.25%) Data Engineer
5 63 (6.93%) DevOps Engineer
6 61 (6.71%) AWS Engineer
7 48 (5.28%) Python Developer
8 46 (5.06%) AWS Developer
9 43 (4.73%) Cloud Architect
10 40 (4.40%) Data Analyst
11 39 (4.29%) Java Developer
12 38 (4.18%) Senior Developer
13 37 (4.07%) Python Engineer
14 34 (3.74%) JavaScript Developer
15 31 (3.41%) Consultant
16 29 (3.19%) Data Scientist
17 27 (2.97%) Software Engineer
18 26 (2.86%) Java Engineer
19 25 (2.75%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (12.54%) Node.js
2 112 (12.32%) Web Services
3 91 (10.01%) React
4 64 (7.04%) AngularJS
5 54 (5.94%) Vue.js
6 48 (5.28%) CSS
7 47 (5.17%) Kafka
8 46 (5.06%) .NET
9 45 (4.95%) HTML
10 43 (4.73%) JSON
11 40 (4.40%) RESTful
11 40 (4.40%) TensorFlow
12 39 (4.29%) REST
13 36 (3.96%) J2EE
14 31 (3.41%) XML
15 29 (3.19%) Redux
16 25 (2.75%) Spring
17 24 (2.64%) Apache Beam
17 24 (2.64%) Jest
18 18 (1.98%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 71 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (6.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 57 (6.27%) Hedge funds
3 56 (6.16%) Fixed Income
4 55 (6.05%) Derivative
5 39 (4.29%) Greenfield Project
5 39 (4.29%) Public Cloud
6 30 (3.30%) User Experience
7 28 (3.08%) Equities
8 27 (2.97%) Algorithms
8 27 (2.97%) Equity Derivative
9 21 (2.31%) Market Risk
10 19 (2.09%) Mobile App
11 17 (1.87%) iPad
12 15 (1.65%) Data Structures
13 14 (1.54%) iPhone
14 13 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
15 11 (1.21%) Data Centre
16 10 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
16 10 (1.10%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 88 (9.68%) Linux
2 77 (8.47%) Windows
3 46 (5.06%) Apple iOS
4 41 (4.51%) Android
5 25 (2.75%) Windows Server
6 18 (1.98%) Unix
7 13 (1.43%) Mac OS
8 10 (1.10%) Windows 10
9 7 (0.77%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.66%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.44%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.22%) CentOS
12 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.22%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.11%) Debian
13 1 (0.11%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.11%) VyOS
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (23.76%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (23.32%) DevOps
3 166 (18.26%) Analytics
4 117 (12.87%) Microservices
5 111 (12.21%) Software Engineering
6 100 (11.00%) Migration
7 97 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
8 86 (9.46%) Machine Learning
9 73 (8.03%) Data Science
10 61 (6.71%) Asset Management
11 59 (6.49%) ETL
12 54 (5.94%) Artificial Intelligence
12 54 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
13 52 (5.72%) TDD
14 46 (5.06%) Continuous Delivery
15 44 (4.84%) Data Engineering
15 44 (4.84%) Data Modelling
16 43 (4.73%) Problem-Solving
17 42 (4.62%) Scrum
18 41 (4.51%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 299 (32.89%) Python
2 207 (22.77%) Java
3 181 (19.91%) SQL
4 151 (16.61%) JavaScript
5 71 (7.81%) C#
6 66 (7.26%) Scala
7 44 (4.84%) Go
7 44 (4.84%) Kotlin
8 41 (4.51%) Ruby
9 31 (3.41%) TypeScript
10 25 (2.75%) C++
11 20 (2.20%) PowerShell
12 18 (1.98%) R
13 17 (1.87%) Bash Shell
13 17 (1.87%) T-SQL
14 16 (1.76%) Groovy
14 16 (1.76%) PHP
15 13 (1.43%) PL/SQL
16 12 (1.32%) Apple Swift
17 11 (1.21%) ES6
Qualifications
1 62 (6.82%) Degree
2 28 (3.08%) Security Cleared
3 16 (1.76%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.10%) Master's Degree
6 9 (0.99%) PhD
7 8 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (0.88%) CCNA
7 8 (0.88%) CTC Cleared
8 6 (0.66%) DBS Check
9 5 (0.55%) ACSP
9 5 (0.55%) CESG Certified Professional
9 5 (0.55%) CLAS
10 4 (0.44%) CISSP
10 4 (0.44%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.33%) CCA
12 2 (0.22%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.65%) QA
2 9 (0.99%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.88%) GDPR
4 7 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.66%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.55%) ISAE 3402
6 5 (0.55%) PMO
7 4 (0.44%) P3O
8 3 (0.33%) Basel III
8 3 (0.33%) WCAG
9 1 (0.11%) COBIT
9 1 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 144 (15.84%) Docker
2 36 (3.96%) Active Directory
3 15 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.99%) vSphere
5 8 (0.88%) VMware NSX
6 7 (0.77%) HDFS
7 5 (0.55%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.33%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.22%) Firmware
9 2 (0.22%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.22%) OpenDJ
9 2 (0.22%) OpenIDM
9 2 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.11%) KVM
10 1 (0.11%) LXC
10 1 (0.11%) NFS
10 1 (0.11%) SRDF
10 1 (0.11%) Varnish
10 1 (0.11%) Xen
10 1 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 182 (20.02%) Kubernetes
2 131 (14.41%) Terraform
3 80 (8.80%) Ansible
4 31 (3.41%) Puppet
5 29 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (1.54%) Jamf Pro
7 10 (1.10%) Single Sign-On
8 8 (0.88%) Kibana
8 8 (0.88%) Kubeflow
8 8 (0.88%) Packer
8 8 (0.88%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 7 (0.77%) Grafana
9 7 (0.77%) Istio
9 7 (0.77%) Mesos
10 5 (0.55%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 5 (0.55%) Prometheus
11 4 (0.44%) SCCM
12 3 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
12 3 (0.33%) logstash
13 2 (0.22%) Salt
Vendors
1 117 (12.87%) Microsoft
2 55 (6.05%) Oracle
3 45 (4.95%) Adobe
4 34 (3.74%) Facebook
5 30 (3.30%) Tableau
6 27 (2.97%) Sybase
7 24 (2.64%) Apple
8 20 (2.20%) Splunk
9 19 (2.09%) SAP
9 19 (2.09%) VMware
10 14 (1.54%) Twitter
11 13 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
12 12 (1.32%) IBM
13 11 (1.21%) Cisco
13 11 (1.21%) Informatica
13 11 (1.21%) TOWER Software
14 10 (1.10%) Confluent
15 9 (0.99%) Dynatrace
15 9 (0.99%) Okta
16 8 (0.88%) Tealium