Period
to 15 November 2019

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 15 November 2019 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
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 61 93 164
Rank change year-on-year +32 +71 0
Contract jobs citing Google 1,384 1,334 795
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.84% 2.87% 1.69%
As % of the Vendors category 9.45% 7.16% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,032 931 601
London median daily rate £525 £510 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +10.27% +8.82%
10th Percentile £332 £338 £185
90th Percentile £711 £700 £625
England median daily rate £500 £488 £425
% change year-on-year +2.56% +14.71% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 13
London median hourly rate £35.00 £18.25 £27.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +91.78% -32.81% -12.20%
10th Percentile £15.40 £11.75 £25.50
90th Percentile £52.20 £90.00 £36.87
England median hourly rate £22.00 £15.85 £27.05
% change year-on-year +38.80% -41.39% +35.23%

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 14,649 18,620 19,106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.63% 40.12% 40.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,006 12,621 12,996
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £273 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £450 £450 £442
% change year-on-year - +1.75% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 318 301
London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.85%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.10 £46.85 £47.83
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.38
% change year-on-year +8.57% +0.72% +5.30%

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 15 November 2019.

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 15 November 2019.

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 15 November 2019. 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 +25 306 £525 +3.96% 131
West London +23 55 £450 -5.26% 57
East London +17 21 £450 +12.50% 27
South London +43 11 £475 - 7
North London +10 5 £575 +10.58% 4
Google
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 2019, 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.

1 865 (62.50%) GCP
2 508 (36.71%) AWS
3 496 (35.84%) Python
4 382 (27.60%) Agile Software Development
5 349 (25.22%) Azure
6 341 (24.64%) DevOps
7 295 (21.32%) Kubernetes
8 276 (19.94%) Java
9 274 (19.80%) Analytics
10 269 (19.44%) SQL
11 258 (18.64%) Docker
12 239 (17.27%) Finance
13 187 (13.51%) Big Data
14 185 (13.37%) Terraform
15 175 (12.64%) Microsoft
16 171 (12.36%) Microservices
17 169 (12.21%) JavaScript
18 167 (12.07%) BigQuery
19 151 (10.91%) ETL
20 149 (10.77%) Banking
21 146 (10.55%) Migration
22 142 (10.26%) Machine Learning
23 132 (9.54%) Scrum
24 130 (9.39%) Node.js
25 128 (9.25%) Data Science
25 128 (9.25%) Linux
26 126 (9.10%) TDD
27 123 (8.89%) Apache Spark
28 122 (8.82%) Jenkins
28 122 (8.82%) 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
1 123 (8.89%) Apache Spark
2 87 (6.29%) Apache
3 50 (3.61%) Confluence
4 45 (3.25%) Apache Airflow
5 40 (2.89%) Elasticsearch
6 23 (1.66%) CMS
7 22 (1.59%) Jupyter
8 19 (1.37%) WordPress
9 16 (1.16%) SharePoint
10 14 (1.01%) OpenStack
10 14 (1.01%) Tomcat
11 11 (0.79%) nginx
12 10 (0.72%) Pachyderm
13 9 (0.65%) IIS
13 9 (0.65%) SAS
14 7 (0.51%) Apache Solr
14 7 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (0.51%) Luigi
14 7 (0.51%) MS Exchange
15 5 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 58 (4.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (2.10%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
4 16 (1.16%) Photoshop
5 10 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.36%) Sketch
8 4 (0.29%) Chatbot
9 3 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (0.14%) InVision
10 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.14%) Zeplin
11 1 (0.072%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.072%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.072%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.072%) Figma
11 1 (0.072%) InDesign
11 1 (0.072%) Snagit
11 1 (0.072%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 19 (1.37%) FINCAD Analytics
2 6 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.29%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 3 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.14%) Magento
6 1 (0.072%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.072%) Eikon
6 1 (0.072%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.072%) Oracle Utilities
6 1 (0.072%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.072%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.072%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.072%) SessionCam
6 1 (0.072%) Shopify
6 1 (0.072%) Sprinklr
6 1 (0.072%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 865 (62.50%) GCP
2 508 (36.71%) AWS
3 349 (25.22%) Azure
4 115 (8.31%) Google Analytics
5 66 (4.77%) G Suite
6 55 (3.97%) GitHub
6 55 (3.97%) Office 365
7 52 (3.76%) Serverless
8 51 (3.68%) Cloud Computing
9 49 (3.54%) SaaS
10 48 (3.47%) Google Sheets
11 38 (2.75%) PaaS
12 28 (2.02%) Firebase
12 28 (2.02%) IaaS
13 26 (1.88%) Google App Engine
14 24 (1.73%) Power Platform
15 21 (1.52%) Google Drive
16 19 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
16 19 (1.37%) AWS Step Functions
16 19 (1.37%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.67%) Internet
2 29 (2.10%) DNS
3 23 (1.66%) Firewall
4 16 (1.16%) HTTP
5 13 (0.94%) DHCP
5 13 (0.94%) Network Security
5 13 (0.94%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (0.51%) Remote Desktop
7 7 (0.51%) SNMP
7 7 (0.51%) VoIP
8 6 (0.43%) Broadband
8 6 (0.43%) SAN
8 6 (0.43%) VPN
8 6 (0.43%) WAN
9 5 (0.36%) Bluetooth
9 5 (0.36%) NetScaler
9 5 (0.36%) Skype
10 4 (0.29%) LAN
10 4 (0.29%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (13.51%) Big Data
2 167 (12.07%) BigQuery
3 122 (8.82%) Hadoop
4 107 (7.73%) PostgreSQL
5 89 (6.43%) NoSQL
6 78 (5.64%) Data Warehouse
6 78 (5.64%) MongoDB
7 72 (5.20%) Apache Cassandra
8 68 (4.91%) MySQL
9 64 (4.62%) Relational Database
10 47 (3.40%) Apache Hive
10 47 (3.40%) SQL Server
11 46 (3.32%) Neo4j
12 44 (3.18%) RDBMS
13 41 (2.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 39 (2.82%) Redis
15 32 (2.31%) HBase
16 25 (1.81%) Couchbase
17 24 (1.73%) Power BI
18 23 (1.66%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 122 (8.82%) Jenkins
2 118 (8.53%) JIRA
3 80 (5.78%) Git (software)
4 26 (1.88%) GitLab
5 23 (1.66%) Maven
6 22 (1.59%) CircleCI
7 20 (1.45%) Selenium
8 15 (1.08%) Bitbucket
8 15 (1.08%) JUnit
8 15 (1.08%) webpack
9 12 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (0.87%) Gradle
9 12 (0.87%) Mockito
10 10 (0.72%) Cucumber
10 10 (0.72%) Spinnaker
11 9 (0.65%) TeamCity
12 8 (0.58%) Babel
12 8 (0.58%) ProC
12 8 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
12 8 (0.58%) Travis CI
General
1 239 (17.27%) Finance
2 149 (10.77%) Banking
3 75 (5.42%) Marketing
4 61 (4.41%) Retail
5 37 (2.67%) Investment Banking
6 36 (2.60%) Public Sector
6 36 (2.60%) Publishing
7 35 (2.53%) Front Office
8 24 (1.73%) Telecoms
9 20 (1.45%) Advertising
10 17 (1.23%) Military
11 16 (1.16%) Legal
12 11 (0.79%) Billing
12 11 (0.79%) Retail Banking
13 9 (0.65%) Law
14 6 (0.43%) Games
14 6 (0.43%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.36%) Electronics
16 4 (0.29%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 345 (24.93%) Developer
2 169 (12.21%) Data Engineer
3 151 (10.91%) Architect
4 138 (9.97%) Analyst
5 132 (9.54%) DevOps Engineer
6 129 (9.32%) Cloud Engineer
7 101 (7.30%) Python Engineer
8 77 (5.56%) Python Developer
9 64 (4.62%) Cloud Architect
10 54 (3.90%) Senior Developer
11 53 (3.83%) Full Stack Developer
12 50 (3.61%) Data Analyst
13 47 (3.40%) Business Analyst
14 42 (3.03%) React Developer
15 41 (2.96%) Java Developer
16 38 (2.75%) Project Manager
17 35 (2.53%) AWS Engineer
18 34 (2.46%) Kubernetes Engineer
18 34 (2.46%) Node.js Developer
18 34 (2.46%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (9.39%) Node.js
2 115 (8.31%) Web Services
3 103 (7.44%) React
4 93 (6.72%) CSS
5 89 (6.43%) Kafka
6 85 (6.14%) REST
7 79 (5.71%) HTML
8 64 (4.62%) RESTful
9 58 (4.19%) Apache Beam
10 57 (4.12%) AngularJS
11 52 (3.76%) JSON
12 49 (3.54%) Spring
13 41 (2.96%) .NET
14 38 (2.75%) GraphQL
15 35 (2.53%) XML
16 32 (2.31%) Django
16 32 (2.31%) HTML5
16 32 (2.31%) jQuery
17 31 (2.24%) Redux
18 29 (2.10%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 70 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (4.34%) Greenfield Project
3 54 (3.90%) Public Cloud
4 53 (3.83%) User Experience
5 32 (2.31%) Algorithms
6 28 (2.02%) Mobile App
7 25 (1.81%) Self-Motivation
8 23 (1.66%) Derivative
9 21 (1.52%) Data Structures
9 21 (1.52%) Social Media
10 20 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 20 (1.45%) Hedge funds
11 19 (1.37%) Equity Derivative
11 19 (1.37%) Fixed Income
11 19 (1.37%) Market Risk
12 18 (1.30%) Cloud Native
13 16 (1.16%) iPad
14 14 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
14 14 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
15 12 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 128 (9.25%) Linux
2 93 (6.72%) Windows
3 42 (3.03%) Android
4 31 (2.24%) Unix
5 25 (1.81%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.16%) Windows 10
7 14 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (0.94%) CentOS
9 12 (0.87%) Mac OS
10 10 (0.72%) Windows Server
11 8 (0.58%) Mac OS X
11 8 (0.58%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.58%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.51%) VMS
13 5 (0.36%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.22%) Solaris
14 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.14%) Debian
15 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.072%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (27.60%) Agile Software Development
2 341 (24.64%) DevOps
3 274 (19.80%) Analytics
4 171 (12.36%) Microservices
5 151 (10.91%) ETL
6 146 (10.55%) Migration
7 142 (10.26%) Machine Learning
8 132 (9.54%) Scrum
9 128 (9.25%) Data Science
10 126 (9.10%) TDD
11 120 (8.67%) Continuous Integration
12 111 (8.02%) Software Engineering
13 91 (6.58%) Data Engineering
14 90 (6.50%) Artificial Intelligence
15 81 (5.85%) Continuous Delivery
16 77 (5.56%) Visualisation
17 70 (5.06%) Problem-Solving
18 69 (4.99%) Business Intelligence
18 69 (4.99%) E-Commerce
19 68 (4.91%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 496 (35.84%) Python
2 276 (19.94%) Java
3 269 (19.44%) SQL
4 169 (12.21%) JavaScript
5 110 (7.95%) Scala
6 92 (6.65%) Go
7 60 (4.34%) C#
8 56 (4.05%) Kotlin
9 51 (3.68%) TypeScript
10 48 (3.47%) Bash Shell
11 44 (3.18%) Ruby
12 38 (2.75%) PHP
12 38 (2.75%) R
13 35 (2.53%) C
14 33 (2.38%) C++
15 25 (1.81%) Perl
16 23 (1.66%) PowerShell
17 20 (1.45%) PL/SQL
18 16 (1.16%) T-SQL
19 15 (1.08%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 81 (5.85%) Degree
2 52 (3.76%) Security Cleared
3 39 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 19 (1.37%) Master's Degree
5 17 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (1.23%) DV Cleared
6 12 (0.87%) CISSP
7 8 (0.58%) AWS Certification
7 8 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
8 6 (0.43%) CISM
9 5 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.22%) CCA
10 3 (0.22%) CISA
10 3 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.22%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.22%) PhD
10 3 (0.22%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.22%) PMP
10 3 (0.22%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (2.96%) QA
2 24 (1.73%) PMO
3 15 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.01%) GDPR
5 13 (0.94%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.36%) SLA
7 4 (0.29%) ISO 14001
7 4 (0.29%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.29%) WCAG
8 3 (0.22%) COBIT
8 3 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.14%) PSD2
9 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (0.072%) P3O
System Software
1 258 (18.64%) Docker
2 44 (3.18%) Active Directory
3 16 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.65%) Apache Flume
5 8 (0.58%) HDFS
6 7 (0.51%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (0.36%) XenApp
7 5 (0.36%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.29%) KVM
8 4 (0.29%) OpenAM
8 4 (0.29%) OpenDJ
8 4 (0.29%) OpenIDM
8 4 (0.29%) vSphere
9 3 (0.22%) Firmware
9 3 (0.22%) oVirt
9 3 (0.22%) Xen
10 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 295 (21.32%) Kubernetes
2 185 (13.37%) Terraform
3 112 (8.09%) Ansible
4 48 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
5 40 (2.89%) Puppet
6 22 (1.59%) Kubeflow
7 21 (1.52%) Istio
8 19 (1.37%) Grafana
9 18 (1.30%) Kibana
10 17 (1.23%) Packer
10 17 (1.23%) Prometheus
11 14 (1.01%) Jamf Pro
12 9 (0.65%) SCCM
12 9 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
13 8 (0.58%) Consul
13 8 (0.58%) Graphite
14 7 (0.51%) logstash
14 7 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
14 7 (0.51%) Salt
15 6 (0.43%) Mesos
Vendors
1 175 (12.64%) Microsoft
2 78 (5.64%) Oracle
3 38 (2.75%) Tableau
4 35 (2.53%) Adobe
4 35 (2.53%) Apple
5 29 (2.10%) Facebook
6 28 (2.02%) SAP
7 27 (1.95%) Splunk
8 26 (1.88%) Databricks
9 23 (1.66%) Sybase
9 23 (1.66%) Twitter
9 23 (1.66%) VMware
10 17 (1.23%) Informatica
11 15 (1.08%) Talend
12 14 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
13 12 (0.87%) Alteryx
13 12 (0.87%) Cisco
13 12 (0.87%) Red Hat
14 11 (0.79%) Okta
15 10 (0.72%) IBM