Period
to 20 May 2018

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 20 May 2018 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 176 215
Rank change year-on-year +49 +39 +20
Contract jobs citing Google 1,027 605 507
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.25% 1.53% 1.17%
As % of the Vendors category 5.67% 3.60% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 431 356
London median daily rate £500 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% +2.24%
10th Percentile £239 £200 £205
90th Percentile £650 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +18.75% - +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 10
London median hourly rate £26.78 £19.00 £18.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.92% +1.56% -22.79%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.25 £8.95
90th Percentile £35.56 £119.50 £25.92
England median hourly rate £15.68 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -15.27% +2.78% -29.41%

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 18,105 16,815 17,835
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.64% 42.39% 41.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,276 11,289 11,935
London median daily rate £488 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.84% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £285 £261
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 331 220 272
London median hourly rate £22.00 £20.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.64% +6.58% +1.60%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.85 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.00 £46.88
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +2.86%

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 20 May 2018.

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 20 May 2018.

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 20 May 2018. 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 +28 191 £518 +29.38% 90
West London -17 49 £425 +6.25% 48
South London -32 20 £444 +222.73% 3
East London -13 15 £550 +2.33% 26
North London +4 2 - - 7
Google
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, 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.

1 415 (40.41%) Amazon AWS
2 388 (37.78%) Google Cloud Platform
3 346 (33.69%) Agile Software Development
4 316 (30.77%) Python
5 304 (29.60%) Analytics
6 253 (24.63%) Microsoft Azure
7 233 (22.69%) Java
8 229 (22.30%) Google Analytics
9 228 (22.20%) JavaScript
10 216 (21.03%) DevOps
11 198 (19.28%) SQL
12 192 (18.70%) Docker
13 177 (17.23%) Linux
14 152 (14.80%) Jenkins
15 134 (13.05%) Node.js
16 133 (12.95%) Finance
17 132 (12.85%) Ansible
18 125 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
19 123 (11.98%) Microsoft
20 117 (11.39%) Marketing
21 113 (11.00%) Kubernetes
22 111 (10.81%) TDD
23 108 (10.52%) Web Services
24 107 (10.42%) CSS
25 102 (9.93%) Terraform
26 100 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
26 100 (9.74%) HTML
27 98 (9.54%) Degree
28 95 (9.25%) Android
29 94 (9.15%) Big Data

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 56 (5.45%) Apache
2 55 (5.36%) Apache Spark
3 50 (4.87%) Elasticsearch
4 44 (4.28%) CMS
5 36 (3.51%) Confluence
6 25 (2.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 25 (2.43%) SAS
7 24 (2.34%) Apache Airflow
8 22 (2.14%) Tomcat
9 19 (1.85%) WordPress
10 17 (1.66%) nginx
11 16 (1.56%) SharePoint
12 13 (1.27%) WebSphere
13 12 (1.17%) Cloud Foundry
13 12 (1.17%) MS Exchange
14 10 (0.97%) EPiServer
14 10 (0.97%) Jetty
14 10 (0.97%) OpenStack
15 9 (0.88%) Apache Pig
15 9 (0.88%) Drupal
Applications
1 55 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (2.14%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (1.95%) Photoshop
4 18 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (1.66%) SPSS
6 8 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.68%) Chatbot
8 6 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.39%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (0.19%) InVision
10 2 (0.19%) UXPin
11 1 (0.097%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.097%) HipChat
11 1 (0.097%) InDesign
11 1 (0.097%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.68%) WebTrends
2 6 (0.58%) Adobe Campaign
3 5 (0.49%) Eloqua
4 3 (0.29%) Radian6
5 1 (0.097%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.097%) FastStats
5 1 (0.097%) Magento
5 1 (0.097%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.097%) Revive Adserver
5 1 (0.097%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.097%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.097%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.097%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 415 (40.41%) Amazon AWS
2 388 (37.78%) Google Cloud Platform
3 253 (24.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 229 (22.30%) Google Analytics
5 59 (5.74%) AWS CloudFormation
6 56 (5.45%) Adobe Analytics
7 52 (5.06%) G Suite
8 37 (3.60%) Google Tag Manager
9 36 (3.51%) Amazon S3
10 32 (3.12%) GitHub
11 30 (2.92%) SaaS
12 22 (2.14%) Google Play
12 22 (2.14%) PaaS
13 21 (2.04%) IaaS
14 20 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
14 20 (1.95%) Office 365
14 20 (1.95%) Serverless
15 17 (1.66%) AdWords
15 17 (1.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 17 (1.66%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.99%) HTTP
2 22 (2.14%) Internet
3 13 (1.27%) SSL
4 12 (1.17%) Wireless
5 11 (1.07%) TCP/IP
6 10 (0.97%) DNS
6 10 (0.97%) Firewall
7 9 (0.88%) VPN
7 9 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (0.78%) Intranet
8 8 (0.78%) MQTT
8 8 (0.78%) SMS
9 7 (0.68%) Modbus
10 6 (0.58%) LAN
10 6 (0.58%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (0.49%) DHCP
11 5 (0.49%) FTP
12 4 (0.39%) SAN
12 4 (0.39%) Telepresence
12 4 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (9.15%) Big Data
2 88 (8.57%) NoSQL
3 85 (8.28%) MySQL
4 76 (7.40%) BigQuery
5 72 (7.01%) Hadoop
6 71 (6.91%) PostgreSQL
7 53 (5.16%) Data Warehouse
8 49 (4.77%) SQL Server
9 46 (4.48%) MongoDB
10 40 (3.89%) Relational Database
11 33 (3.21%) Apache Hive
12 29 (2.82%) Power BI
13 27 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 27 (2.63%) Bigtable
14 22 (2.14%) Amazon Redshift
15 21 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
16 13 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
16 13 (1.27%) RDBMS
17 12 (1.17%) Oracle Database
18 11 (1.07%) HBase
Development Applications
1 152 (14.80%) Jenkins
2 90 (8.76%) Git (software)
3 85 (8.28%) JIRA
4 42 (4.09%) JUnit
5 37 (3.60%) Subversion
6 35 (3.41%) TeamCity
7 34 (3.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 33 (3.21%) Maven
9 32 (3.12%) webpack
10 26 (2.53%) Vagrant
11 24 (2.34%) Babel
12 23 (2.24%) Octopus Deploy
13 19 (1.85%) Hudson
13 19 (1.85%) Travis CI
14 18 (1.75%) Mockito
15 17 (1.66%) Gradle
16 14 (1.36%) Selenium
17 12 (1.17%) Ant
17 12 (1.17%) Grunt
18 11 (1.07%) Jasmine
General
1 133 (12.95%) Finance
2 117 (11.39%) Marketing
3 59 (5.74%) Banking
4 47 (4.58%) Retail
5 36 (3.51%) Telecoms
6 30 (2.92%) Games
7 26 (2.53%) Advertising
8 20 (1.95%) Law
9 18 (1.75%) Publishing
10 12 (1.17%) Legal
11 11 (1.07%) French Language
12 9 (0.88%) German Language
12 9 (0.88%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.78%) Electronics
13 8 (0.78%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.68%) Billing
14 7 (0.68%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.68%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.58%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.19%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 295 (28.72%) Developer
2 155 (15.09%) Analyst
3 105 (10.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 84 (8.18%) Architect
5 62 (6.04%) Cloud Engineer
6 59 (5.74%) Java Developer
7 56 (5.45%) Senior Developer
8 49 (4.77%) Data Engineer
9 48 (4.67%) Data Analyst
10 46 (4.48%) AWS Engineer
11 43 (4.19%) Cloud Architect
12 32 (3.12%) Consultant
13 27 (2.63%) Agile Developer
14 26 (2.53%) Digital Analyst
14 26 (2.53%) JavaScript Developer
14 26 (2.53%) Python Engineer
15 25 (2.43%) .NET Developer
15 25 (2.43%) AWS DevOps
15 25 (2.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 24 (2.34%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (13.05%) Node.js
2 108 (10.52%) Web Services
3 107 (10.42%) CSS
4 100 (9.74%) HTML
5 91 (8.86%) RESTful
6 79 (7.69%) REST
7 72 (7.01%) Kafka
8 67 (6.52%) AngularJS
9 66 (6.43%) React
10 59 (5.74%) JSON
11 52 (5.06%) Spring
12 50 (4.87%) .NET
13 45 (4.38%) HTML5
14 40 (3.89%) XML
15 39 (3.80%) jQuery
16 35 (3.41%) CSS3
17 34 (3.31%) Sass
18 30 (2.92%) Guice
18 30 (2.92%) Ruby on Rails
19 28 (2.73%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 100 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (6.82%) User Experience
3 61 (5.94%) Computer Science
4 56 (5.45%) Mobile App
5 50 (4.87%) Algorithms
6 40 (3.89%) Public Cloud
7 36 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
8 32 (3.12%) Fintech
8 32 (3.12%) Social Media
9 29 (2.82%) Smartphone
10 26 (2.53%) Data Structures
10 26 (2.53%) Private Cloud
11 22 (2.14%) Management Information System
12 21 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
13 16 (1.56%) Blog
14 15 (1.46%) Device Driver
15 11 (1.07%) Data Centre
15 11 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
15 11 (1.07%) Self-Motivation
16 8 (0.78%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 177 (17.23%) Linux
2 95 (9.25%) Android
3 90 (8.76%) Windows
4 57 (5.55%) Apple iOS
5 48 (4.67%) Unix
6 40 (3.89%) Ubuntu
7 39 (3.80%) CentOS
8 27 (2.63%) Windows Server
9 24 (2.34%) Mac OS X
10 21 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (1.56%) DC/OS
13 9 (0.88%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.58%) Debian
14 6 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (0.49%) Fedora
15 5 (0.49%) Solaris
16 4 (0.39%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.29%) Windows 10
18 2 (0.19%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (33.69%) Agile Software Development
2 304 (29.60%) Analytics
3 216 (21.03%) DevOps
4 125 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
5 111 (10.81%) TDD
6 93 (9.06%) Problem-Solving
7 89 (8.67%) E-Commerce
8 82 (7.98%) Microservices
9 81 (7.89%) Machine Learning
10 77 (7.50%) Open Source
11 74 (7.21%) Data Science
11 74 (7.21%) Scrum
12 73 (7.11%) Business Intelligence
13 67 (6.52%) Configuration Management
14 63 (6.13%) Migration
15 61 (5.94%) Continuous Delivery
16 55 (5.36%) BDD
16 55 (5.36%) Web Analytics
17 54 (5.26%) Test Automation
17 54 (5.26%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 316 (30.77%) Python
2 233 (22.69%) Java
3 228 (22.20%) JavaScript
4 198 (19.28%) SQL
5 79 (7.69%) Scala
6 75 (7.30%) Go
7 70 (6.82%) C#
8 62 (6.04%) Ruby
9 59 (5.74%) Bash Shell
10 41 (3.99%) R
11 36 (3.51%) Java 8
12 35 (3.41%) C++
13 34 (3.31%) ES6
13 34 (3.31%) PHP
14 29 (2.82%) C
15 24 (2.34%) TypeScript
16 20 (1.95%) Perl
17 19 (1.85%) Kotlin
18 16 (1.56%) Groovy
19 13 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 98 (9.54%) Degree
2 80 (7.79%) Security Cleared
3 73 (7.11%) SC Cleared
4 36 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
6 10 (0.97%) Master's Degree
7 9 (0.88%) CTC Cleared
8 8 (0.78%) PhD
9 6 (0.58%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.29%) ISEB
11 3 (0.29%) MCSE
12 2 (0.19%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.19%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.19%) MBA
12 2 (0.19%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.19%) PMP
12 2 (0.19%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (8.86%) GCP
2 27 (2.63%) QA
3 25 (2.43%) Data Quality
4 19 (1.85%) GDPR
5 5 (0.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (0.29%) SLA
7 2 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.19%) PMO
7 2 (0.19%) PSD2
8 1 (0.097%) FedRAMP
8 1 (0.097%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.097%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.097%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 192 (18.70%) Docker
2 44 (4.28%) Active Directory
3 29 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (2.14%) VirtualBox
5 21 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (1.85%) Hyper-V
7 11 (1.07%) Apache Flume
8 9 (0.88%) Xen
9 7 (0.68%) KVM
10 5 (0.49%) HDFS
11 3 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.29%) Ceph
11 3 (0.29%) vCloud
11 3 (0.29%) XenApp
12 2 (0.19%) NFS
12 2 (0.19%) OpenAM
12 2 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.19%) SRDF
12 2 (0.19%) vSphere
13 1 (0.097%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 132 (12.85%) Ansible
2 113 (11.00%) Kubernetes
3 102 (9.93%) Terraform
4 63 (6.13%) Opscode Chef
5 60 (5.84%) Puppet
6 37 (3.60%) Salt
7 31 (3.02%) SCCM
8 25 (2.43%) Nagios
9 23 (2.24%) Packer
10 22 (2.14%) Oozie
11 21 (2.04%) Docker Swarm
12 20 (1.95%) Grafana
13 13 (1.27%) Icinga
13 13 (1.27%) Prometheus
14 12 (1.17%) Kibana
15 11 (1.07%) Hadoop YARN
16 9 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 8 (0.78%) logstash
18 6 (0.58%) Graylog
18 6 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 123 (11.98%) Microsoft
2 85 (8.28%) Adobe
3 49 (4.77%) Oracle
4 46 (4.48%) Tableau
5 36 (3.51%) Splunk
6 35 (3.41%) VMware
7 27 (2.63%) Red Hat
8 24 (2.34%) IBM
8 24 (2.34%) New Relic
9 23 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
10 21 (2.04%) Tealium
11 20 (1.95%) Facebook
12 14 (1.36%) Twitter
13 11 (1.07%) Apigee
14 10 (0.97%) Omniture
14 10 (0.97%) SAP
14 10 (0.97%) Sitecore
14 10 (0.97%) Talend
15 9 (0.88%) AppDynamics
15 9 (0.88%) Apple