Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 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
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 61 62 94
Rank change year-on-year +1 +32 +70
Contract jobs citing Google 566 1,404 1,282
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 3.95% 3.85% 2.79%
As % of the Vendors category 9.85% 9.72% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 1,078 906
Median daily rate £600 £525 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £363 £338 £326
90th Percentile £800 £713 £700
England median daily rate £550 £500 £493
% change year-on-year +10.00% +1.52% +15.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 6
Median hourly rate £37.00 £42.50 £16.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.94% +151.85% -37.87%
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year -6.25% +51.42% -41.64%

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 5,744 14,446 18,006
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.13% 39.63% 39.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,718 9,819 12,201
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £300 £275 £270
90th Percentile £713 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 252 295
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.73% +7.89% -
10th Percentile £12.76 £12.44 £12.75
90th Percentile £66.40 £50.00 £45.54
Median hourly rate £31.50 £19.03 £17.50
% change year-on-year +65.53% +8.74% +2.94%

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 27 October 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
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 27 October 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 -21 50 £488 -7.14% 57
West London +6 9 £645 +43.33% 24
East London +35 6 £390 -17.89% 13
Google
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 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.

1 457 (80.74%) GCP
2 306 (54.06%) AWS
3 283 (50.00%) Azure
4 267 (47.17%) Python
5 255 (45.05%) Agile Software Development
6 253 (44.70%) Finance
7 249 (43.99%) Java
8 227 (40.11%) DevOps
9 215 (37.99%) Web Services
10 192 (33.92%) Asset Management
11 189 (33.39%) Banking
12 176 (31.10%) Investment Management
13 175 (30.92%) Hedge funds
14 170 (30.04%) Software Engineering
15 165 (29.15%) Kubernetes
16 163 (28.80%) Microservices
17 130 (22.97%) JavaScript
18 122 (21.55%) Docker
19 121 (21.38%) Jenkins
20 118 (20.85%) SQL
21 114 (20.14%) Derivative
22 112 (19.79%) Fixed Income
23 101 (17.84%) React
24 95 (16.78%) SQL Server
25 92 (16.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 92 (16.25%) Front Office
25 92 (16.25%) Equities
26 89 (15.72%) PostgreSQL
27 88 (15.55%) Apache
27 88 (15.55%) Serverless

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 88 (15.55%) Apache
2 19 (3.36%) Apache Spark
3 17 (3.00%) CMS
4 13 (2.30%) nginx
5 11 (1.94%) Confluence
6 10 (1.77%) Apache Airflow
6 10 (1.77%) Cloud Foundry
7 8 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.88%) Tornado
9 4 (0.71%) Alfresco
9 4 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.71%) Documentum
9 4 (0.71%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.71%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.53%) Drupal
11 2 (0.35%) IIS
11 2 (0.35%) Jetty
11 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.71%) Sketch
4 3 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.53%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (0.35%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.35%) LibreOffice
5 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Workday HCM
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.18%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.18%) Magento
2 1 (0.18%) SAP Retail
2 1 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 457 (80.74%) GCP
2 306 (54.06%) AWS
3 283 (50.00%) Azure
4 88 (15.55%) Serverless
5 79 (13.96%) Amazon ECS
5 79 (13.96%) AWS Lambda
6 71 (12.54%) Apigee
7 39 (6.89%) PaaS
8 36 (6.36%) Google Analytics
9 28 (4.95%) IaaS
10 17 (3.00%) GitHub
11 15 (2.65%) G Suite
12 12 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
13 11 (1.94%) npm
14 9 (1.59%) Firebase
15 8 (1.41%) Google Play
16 7 (1.24%) Google Docs
16 7 (1.24%) Stackdriver
17 6 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
17 6 (1.06%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.65%) Firewall
2 9 (1.59%) HTTP
3 8 (1.41%) DNS
4 7 (1.24%) Network Security
5 6 (1.06%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.88%) Internet
7 4 (0.71%) Intranet
7 4 (0.71%) SSL
8 3 (0.53%) Broadband
8 3 (0.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (0.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (0.53%) LAN
8 3 (0.53%) VPN
8 3 (0.53%) WAN
8 3 (0.53%) Wireless
8 3 (0.53%) WLAN
9 2 (0.35%) DHCP
9 2 (0.35%) IPsec
9 2 (0.35%) OpenVPN
9 2 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (16.78%) SQL Server
2 89 (15.72%) PostgreSQL
3 87 (15.37%) MySQL
4 84 (14.84%) Amazon Redshift
5 63 (11.13%) Data Warehouse
6 52 (9.19%) BigQuery
7 32 (5.65%) Big Data
8 30 (5.30%) NoSQL
9 12 (2.12%) Hadoop
10 10 (1.77%) Bigtable
10 10 (1.77%) Cloud Spanner
11 9 (1.59%) MongoDB
12 7 (1.24%) Relational Database
12 7 (1.24%) Tableau
13 6 (1.06%) QlikView
14 5 (0.88%) Apache Hive
14 5 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (0.88%) Power BI
14 5 (0.88%) SAP Data Services
15 4 (0.71%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 121 (21.38%) Jenkins
2 79 (13.96%) GitLab
3 67 (11.84%) Artifactory
4 43 (7.60%) RStudio
5 36 (6.36%) Git (software)
6 32 (5.65%) JIRA
7 17 (3.00%) CircleCI
7 17 (3.00%) Maven
8 11 (1.94%) Travis CI
9 9 (1.59%) Gradle
9 9 (1.59%) gulp
10 7 (1.24%) Cucumber
10 7 (1.24%) JUnit
11 6 (1.06%) ProC
11 6 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (0.88%) Bitbucket
12 5 (0.88%) Hudson
13 3 (0.53%) Mercurial
13 3 (0.53%) Selenium
13 3 (0.53%) Toad
General
1 253 (44.70%) Finance
2 189 (33.39%) Banking
3 92 (16.25%) Front Office
4 60 (10.60%) Investment Banking
5 36 (6.36%) Back Office
6 22 (3.89%) Marketing
7 11 (1.94%) Retail
8 10 (1.77%) Public Sector
9 9 (1.59%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.41%) Publishing
11 6 (1.06%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.88%) Advertising
13 4 (0.71%) Polish Language
14 3 (0.53%) Electronics
14 3 (0.53%) Local Government
14 3 (0.53%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.35%) Automotive
15 2 (0.35%) Games
15 2 (0.35%) Legal
15 2 (0.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 205 (36.22%) Developer
2 117 (20.67%) Architect
2 117 (20.67%) AWS Engineer
3 110 (19.43%) AWS Developer
4 81 (14.31%) Software Engineer
5 72 (12.72%) Java Developer
6 71 (12.54%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 68 (12.01%) Java Engineer
8 66 (11.66%) AWS Software Engineer
9 62 (10.95%) Cloud Architect
10 47 (8.30%) Java Software Developer
10 47 (8.30%) Java Software Engineer
11 42 (7.42%) SQL Developer
12 41 (7.24%) JavaScript Developer
13 40 (7.07%) Python Developer
14 37 (6.54%) Data Engineer
15 36 (6.36%) JavaScript Engineer
16 35 (6.18%) AWS Architect
17 34 (6.01%) Data Architect
18 28 (4.95%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (37.99%) Web Services
2 101 (17.84%) React
3 85 (15.02%) AngularJS
4 84 (14.84%) Vue.js
5 78 (13.78%) gRPC
6 73 (12.90%) OAuth
7 70 (12.37%) Swagger
8 63 (11.13%) Node.js
9 35 (6.18%) .NET
10 29 (5.12%) HTML
11 28 (4.95%) CSS
12 24 (4.24%) .NET Core
13 21 (3.71%) REST
14 20 (3.53%) RESTful
15 17 (3.00%) J2EE
16 15 (2.65%) ASP.NET
16 15 (2.65%) ASP.NET Core
17 14 (2.47%) JSON
18 13 (2.30%) Kafka
19 12 (2.12%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 175 (30.92%) Hedge funds
2 114 (20.14%) Derivative
3 112 (19.79%) Fixed Income
4 92 (16.25%) Equities
4 92 (16.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 70 (12.37%) Greenfield Project
6 22 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (3.89%) User Experience
7 21 (3.71%) Credit Derivative
8 19 (3.36%) Credit Risk
9 17 (3.00%) Hybrid Cloud
10 15 (2.65%) Cloud Native
11 14 (2.47%) Public Cloud
12 13 (2.30%) iPad
13 9 (1.59%) Data Centre
13 9 (1.59%) Mobile App
14 8 (1.41%) Social Media
15 7 (1.24%) Data Structures
15 7 (1.24%) FMCG
16 6 (1.06%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 35 (6.18%) Linux
2 19 (3.36%) Android
3 14 (2.47%) Windows
4 11 (1.94%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.24%) Unix
6 4 (0.71%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.53%) CentOS
7 3 (0.53%) Fedora
8 2 (0.35%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.18%) tvOS
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (45.05%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (40.11%) DevOps
3 192 (33.92%) Asset Management
4 176 (31.10%) Investment Management
5 170 (30.04%) Software Engineering
6 163 (28.80%) Microservices
7 67 (11.84%) Decision-Making
8 62 (10.95%) Analytics
9 61 (10.78%) Mentoring
10 60 (10.60%) Migration
11 59 (10.42%) Portfolio Management
12 58 (10.25%) Business Analysis
13 55 (9.72%) Scrum
14 40 (7.07%) ETL
15 33 (5.83%) Front End Development
16 32 (5.65%) E-Commerce
16 32 (5.65%) Performance Management
17 29 (5.12%) Data Science
18 27 (4.77%) Technology Roadmap
19 22 (3.89%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 267 (47.17%) Python
2 249 (43.99%) Java
3 130 (22.97%) JavaScript
4 118 (20.85%) SQL
5 31 (5.48%) C#
6 26 (4.59%) C
6 26 (4.59%) R
7 24 (4.24%) Go
8 22 (3.89%) TypeScript
9 17 (3.00%) Scala
10 12 (2.12%) Ruby
11 9 (1.59%) C++
11 9 (1.59%) Kotlin
12 7 (1.24%) Perl
13 5 (0.88%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.88%) Groovy
13 5 (0.88%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.71%) Apple Swift
14 4 (0.71%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (4.42%) Sun Certification
2 20 (3.53%) Degree
3 13 (2.30%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.59%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.35%) CCIE
8 2 (0.35%) CCNP
8 2 (0.35%) CISSP
8 2 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.18%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.18%) CISA
9 1 (0.18%) CISM
9 1 (0.18%) CRISC
9 1 (0.18%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.18%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.30%) QA
2 6 (1.06%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.88%) GDPR
3 5 (0.88%) NIST
4 3 (0.53%) Basel III
5 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.35%) SLA
5 2 (0.35%) WCAG
6 1 (0.18%) COBIT
6 1 (0.18%) GMP
6 1 (0.18%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.18%) IFRS
6 1 (0.18%) MiFID
6 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.18%) PMO
6 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 122 (21.55%) Docker
2 15 (2.65%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (1.41%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.88%) VMware NSX
5 4 (0.71%) HDFS
6 3 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.35%) vCloud
7 2 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 165 (29.15%) Kubernetes
2 55 (9.72%) Terraform
3 41 (7.24%) Ansible
4 15 (2.65%) Argo
5 11 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (1.77%) Puppet
7 7 (1.24%) Prometheus
8 4 (0.71%) HP SIM
8 4 (0.71%) Icinga
8 4 (0.71%) Nagios
8 4 (0.71%) Opsview
9 2 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.35%) Grafana
9 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.35%) Packer
9 2 (0.35%) Salt
9 2 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.18%) Kibana
10 1 (0.18%) Nessus
10 1 (0.18%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 59 (10.42%) Oracle
2 38 (6.71%) Microsoft
3 16 (2.83%) Adobe
4 11 (1.94%) SAP
5 10 (1.77%) Apple
5 10 (1.77%) Cloudera
6 9 (1.59%) AppDynamics
6 9 (1.59%) VMware
7 8 (1.41%) MuleSoft
8 7 (1.24%) Hortonworks
8 7 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.06%) Facebook
9 6 (1.06%) Red Hat
10 5 (0.88%) Dynatrace
10 5 (0.88%) HP
10 5 (0.88%) Splunk
11 4 (0.71%) CenturyLink
11 4 (0.71%) F5
11 4 (0.71%) Instagram
11 4 (0.71%) Sitecore