Period
to

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 1 July 2022 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 88 77 68
Rank change year-on-year -11 -9 +1
Contract jobs citing Google 1,135 913 622
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.87% 3.32% 3.55%
As % of the Vendors category 7.45% 8.58% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 780 598 471
10th Percentile £350 £379 £368
25th Percentile £475 £463 £484
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £575
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% +9.52%
75th Percentile £700 £675 £688
90th Percentile £800 £738 £750
England median daily rate £550 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 4
10th Percentile £17.90 £28.47 £23.82
25th Percentile £19.69 £29.18 £25.04
Median hourly rate £42.25 £30.70 £31.18
Median % change year-on-year +37.62% -1.55% +171.15%
75th Percentile £64.25 £68.36 £41.27
90th Percentile £72.98 £72.65 £42.73
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.01% +36.44% -30.23%

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 15,235 10,645 6,751
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.47% 38.76% 38.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,930 7,149 4,640
10th Percentile £359 £340 £288
25th Percentile £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £551 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.90% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £685 £638 £609
90th Percentile £775 £713 £713
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 106 81
10th Percentile £16.18 £13.38 £12.63
25th Percentile £23.91 £16.25 £18.70
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.68 £26.50
Median % change year-on-year +41.84% -6.89% +27.71%
75th Percentile £49.25 £44.94 £43.70
90th Percentile £70.00 £65.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £21.78 £19.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.58% +2.74% +1.60%

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -32 88 £575 - 61
West London -10 24 £615 +3.80% 27
South London -9 6 £400 +6.67% 1
East London -8 4 £580 +4.79% 19
North London - 3 £388 - 3
Google
England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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.

1 691 (60.88%) GCP
2 391 (34.45%) Agile
3 356 (31.37%) AWS
4 348 (30.66%) Python
5 338 (29.78%) Azure
6 301 (26.52%) DevOps
7 288 (25.37%) Finance
8 275 (24.23%) Analytics
9 262 (23.08%) CI/CD
10 257 (22.64%) Social Skills
11 240 (21.15%) Kubernetes
12 220 (19.38%) SQL
13 211 (18.59%) Java
14 182 (16.04%) Terraform
15 173 (15.24%) Jenkins
16 170 (14.98%) Microsoft
17 162 (14.27%) Microservices
18 154 (13.57%) Google Analytics
19 147 (12.95%) Problem-Solving
20 139 (12.25%) Analytical Skills
21 135 (11.89%) Banking
22 132 (11.63%) Ansible
23 128 (11.28%) Docker
23 128 (11.28%) BigQuery
23 128 (11.28%) Google Kubernetes Engine
24 124 (10.93%) JIRA
25 122 (10.75%) JavaScript
26 114 (10.04%) Git (software)
27 106 (9.34%) Continuous Integration
28 99 (8.72%) Software Engineering

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 80 (7.05%) Confluence
2 57 (5.02%) Apache Spark
3 47 (4.14%) Apache
4 34 (3.00%) OpenStack
5 24 (2.11%) Apache Airflow
5 24 (2.11%) CMS
6 20 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
6 20 (1.76%) Cloud Foundry
7 16 (1.41%) Sitefinity
8 12 (1.06%) Apache Solr
9 11 (0.97%) SAS
10 10 (0.88%) Drupal
10 10 (0.88%) IIS
10 10 (0.88%) SharePoint
11 8 (0.70%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.53%) Alfresco
12 6 (0.53%) WordPress
13 5 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.44%) JBoss
14 4 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 36 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (2.91%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.32%) InVision
3 15 (1.32%) Sketch
4 13 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
4 13 (1.15%) Adobe XD
5 12 (1.06%) Photoshop
5 12 (1.06%) Zeplin
6 9 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (0.79%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.53%) SPSS
9 5 (0.44%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.18%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.18%) Blender
10 2 (0.18%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.088%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.088%) InDesign
11 1 (0.088%) Maya
Business Applications
1 5 (0.44%) Shopify
2 3 (0.26%) Magento
2 3 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.18%) BondVision
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.18%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.088%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 1 (0.088%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.088%) iTrent
4 1 (0.088%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.088%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 691 (60.88%) GCP
2 356 (31.37%) AWS
3 338 (29.78%) Azure
4 154 (13.57%) Google Analytics
5 128 (11.28%) Google Kubernetes Engine
6 68 (5.99%) Google Workspace
7 63 (5.55%) GitHub
8 62 (5.46%) Google Data Studio
9 61 (5.37%) Power Platform
10 57 (5.02%) npm
11 45 (3.96%) Microsoft 365
12 43 (3.79%) OpenShift
13 41 (3.61%) PaaS
13 41 (3.61%) SaaS
14 37 (3.26%) IaaS
15 36 (3.17%) Azure DevOps
16 27 (2.38%) Amazon S3
17 26 (2.29%) Azure AKS
18 25 (2.20%) PowerApps
19 23 (2.03%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 54 (4.76%) Firewall
2 32 (2.82%) DNS
3 31 (2.73%) Internet
3 31 (2.73%) Network Security
4 30 (2.64%) WAN
5 26 (2.29%) VPN
6 20 (1.76%) SD-WAN
7 14 (1.23%) SSL
8 13 (1.15%) DHCP
8 13 (1.15%) IPv6
8 13 (1.15%) TCP/IP
9 11 (0.97%) NGFW
9 11 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (0.88%) BGP
10 10 (0.88%) Broadband
10 10 (0.88%) IPsec
10 10 (0.88%) LAN
10 10 (0.88%) NGN
11 8 (0.70%) HTTP
12 5 (0.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (11.28%) BigQuery
2 70 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
3 68 (5.99%) PostgreSQL
3 68 (5.99%) Tableau
4 53 (4.67%) Big Data
5 50 (4.41%) MongoDB
6 42 (3.70%) SQL Server
7 39 (3.44%) Hadoop
7 39 (3.44%) NoSQL
8 38 (3.35%) Power BI
9 28 (2.47%) Relational Database
10 26 (2.29%) Data Lake
11 23 (2.03%) Flink
12 20 (1.76%) Looker
12 20 (1.76%) MySQL
13 18 (1.59%) Apache Hive
13 18 (1.59%) Bigtable
14 16 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
15 15 (1.32%) Mixpanel
16 14 (1.23%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 173 (15.24%) Jenkins
2 124 (10.93%) JIRA
3 114 (10.04%) Git (software)
4 98 (8.63%) Maven
5 68 (5.99%) Gradle
6 65 (5.73%) CircleCI
7 50 (4.41%) gulp
7 50 (4.41%) Travis CI
8 33 (2.91%) GitLab
9 21 (1.85%) Bitbucket
10 16 (1.41%) JUnit
11 15 (1.32%) Selenium
12 14 (1.23%) Artifactory
12 14 (1.23%) Mockito
13 13 (1.15%) Axure RP
14 12 (1.06%) Cucumber
14 12 (1.06%) Eclipse
15 11 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
15 11 (0.97%) TeamCity
16 9 (0.79%) ER Studio
General
1 288 (25.37%) Finance
2 257 (22.64%) Social Skills
3 139 (12.25%) Analytical Skills
4 135 (11.89%) Banking
5 72 (6.34%) Retail
6 60 (5.29%) Marketing
7 56 (4.93%) Presentation Skills
8 46 (4.05%) Influencing Skills
9 44 (3.88%) Public Sector
10 34 (3.00%) Telecoms
11 30 (2.64%) Legal
12 26 (2.29%) Front Office
13 18 (1.59%) Financial Institution
14 16 (1.41%) Advertising
15 15 (1.32%) Games
16 14 (1.23%) Publishing
17 12 (1.06%) Manufacturing
18 9 (0.79%) Military
19 8 (0.70%) Automotive
19 8 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 202 (17.80%) Developer
2 186 (16.39%) Architect
3 136 (11.98%) GCP Engineer
4 126 (11.10%) DevOps Engineer
5 122 (10.75%) Analyst
6 90 (7.93%) Data Engineer
7 78 (6.87%) Cloud Engineer
8 75 (6.61%) GCP DevOps
9 72 (6.34%) GCP DevOps Engineer
10 63 (5.55%) GCP Architect
11 58 (5.11%) Cloud Architect
12 55 (4.85%) Java Developer
12 55 (4.85%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 42 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
14 37 (3.26%) Security Architect
15 36 (3.17%) Data Architect
16 35 (3.08%) Consultant
17 34 (3.00%) Senior Developer
18 33 (2.91%) GCP Data Engineer
19 32 (2.82%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (7.31%) Kafka
2 73 (6.43%) Node.js
3 70 (6.17%) React
4 64 (5.64%) HTML
5 61 (5.37%) Spring
6 50 (4.41%) CSS
6 50 (4.41%) RESTful
7 45 (3.96%) REST
8 44 (3.88%) .NET
9 41 (3.61%) AngularJS
10 30 (2.64%) Spring Boot
11 28 (2.47%) JSON
11 28 (2.47%) Web Services
12 27 (2.38%) HTML5
13 26 (2.29%) ASP.NET
13 26 (2.29%) Protocol Buffers
14 22 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC
15 21 (1.85%) Apache Beam
15 21 (1.85%) CSS3
16 19 (1.67%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 83 (7.31%) User Experience
2 70 (6.17%) Public Cloud
3 44 (3.88%) Cloud Native
4 36 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
5 34 (3.00%) Management Information System
5 34 (3.00%) Mobile App
6 30 (2.64%) Data Protection Act
7 27 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
8 22 (1.94%) Data Structures
8 22 (1.94%) Private Cloud
8 22 (1.94%) Virtual Team
9 20 (1.76%) Algorithms
9 20 (1.76%) Hybrid Cloud
10 19 (1.67%) Data Centre
11 18 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 17 (1.50%) Greenfield Project
12 17 (1.50%) Social Media
13 16 (1.41%) Low-Code
14 14 (1.23%) Fixed Income
15 13 (1.15%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 87 (7.67%) Linux
2 85 (7.49%) Windows
3 46 (4.05%) Android
4 31 (2.73%) Apple iOS
5 30 (2.64%) Unix
6 20 (1.76%) Windows Server
7 15 (1.32%) Windows 10
8 10 (0.88%) Mac OS
9 9 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.35%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2019
11 3 (0.26%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2016
12 2 (0.18%) CentOS
12 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.088%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.088%) SUSE
13 1 (0.088%) VMS
13 1 (0.088%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.088%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (34.45%) Agile
2 301 (26.52%) DevOps
3 275 (24.23%) Analytics
4 262 (23.08%) CI/CD
5 162 (14.27%) Microservices
6 147 (12.95%) Problem-Solving
7 106 (9.34%) Continuous Integration
8 99 (8.72%) Software Engineering
9 90 (7.93%) Visualisation
10 89 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 87 (7.67%) Data Modelling
11 87 (7.67%) Open Source
12 83 (7.31%) Scrum
13 79 (6.96%) Migration
14 73 (6.43%) Business Intelligence
15 70 (6.17%) ETL
16 66 (5.81%) Continuous Delivery
16 66 (5.81%) Data Pipeline
17 63 (5.55%) Mentoring
18 62 (5.46%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 348 (30.66%) Python
2 220 (19.38%) SQL
3 211 (18.59%) Java
4 122 (10.75%) JavaScript
5 56 (4.93%) Groovy
6 55 (4.85%) C#
7 52 (4.58%) TypeScript
8 46 (4.05%) Scala
9 39 (3.44%) Go
9 39 (3.44%) PowerShell
10 37 (3.26%) Bash
11 36 (3.17%) Kotlin
11 36 (3.17%) R
12 17 (1.50%) PL/SQL
12 17 (1.50%) VB.NET
13 13 (1.15%) C
13 13 (1.15%) Ruby
14 12 (1.06%) Shell Script
15 11 (0.97%) PHP
16 8 (0.70%) ES7
Qualifications
1 54 (4.76%) Degree
2 31 (2.73%) Security Cleared
3 26 (2.29%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.88%) JNCIS
4 10 (0.88%) TOGAF Certification
5 9 (0.79%) CISSP
5 9 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (0.70%) SANS
7 7 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.53%) DBS Check
9 5 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (0.44%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.35%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.35%) PMP
10 4 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.26%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.26%) CISA
11 3 (0.26%) IIBA
11 3 (0.26%) MCP
11 3 (0.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.96%) QA
2 31 (2.73%) Accessibility
3 22 (1.94%) Data Quality
4 19 (1.67%) GDPR
5 16 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (1.23%) NIST
7 12 (1.06%) WCAG
8 9 (0.79%) COBIT
9 8 (0.70%) SLA
10 4 (0.35%) Basel III
11 3 (0.26%) GRC
11 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.26%) PMO
11 3 (0.26%) PSD2
12 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.088%) Cyber Essentials
13 1 (0.088%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.088%) NCSC
13 1 (0.088%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 128 (11.28%) Docker
2 32 (2.82%) Active Directory
3 26 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.88%) Ceph
5 5 (0.44%) HDFS
5 5 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.26%) vSphere
8 2 (0.18%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 2 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.088%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.088%) KVM
9 1 (0.088%) LXC
9 1 (0.088%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.088%) vCloud
9 1 (0.088%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.088%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.088%) Xen
Systems Management
1 240 (21.15%) Kubernetes
2 182 (16.04%) Terraform
3 132 (11.63%) Ansible
4 67 (5.90%) Opscode Chef
5 40 (3.52%) Puppet
6 36 (3.17%) Grafana
7 32 (2.82%) Prometheus
8 22 (1.94%) Kibana
9 14 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
10 13 (1.15%) Istio
11 12 (1.06%) Jamf Pro
11 12 (1.06%) logstash
11 12 (1.06%) SCCM
12 10 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
13 8 (0.70%) vRealize
14 6 (0.53%) Active Directory Federation Services
15 5 (0.44%) CASB
15 5 (0.44%) Packer
16 4 (0.35%) CloudForms
16 4 (0.35%) Consul
Vendors
1 170 (14.98%) Microsoft
2 60 (5.29%) Adobe
3 56 (4.93%) Oracle
4 40 (3.52%) VMware
5 34 (3.00%) Splunk
6 27 (2.38%) Apple
7 23 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
8 22 (1.94%) Sitecore
9 18 (1.59%) SAP
10 16 (1.41%) Pega
11 15 (1.32%) IBM
11 15 (1.32%) ServiceNow
12 14 (1.23%) Bloomberg
12 14 (1.23%) Red Hat
13 13 (1.15%) Cisco
13 13 (1.15%) Databricks
13 13 (1.15%) Palo Alto
14 12 (1.06%) ION Trading
14 12 (1.06%) New Relic
14 12 (1.06%) Tradeweb