Period
to 17 January 2022

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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 93 72 66
Rank change year-on-year -21 -6 +15
Contract jobs citing Google 1,024 583 1,104
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.76% 3.42% 3.65%
As % of the Vendors category 7.57% 8.79% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 411 807
10th Percentile £325 £338 £329
25th Percentile £474 £441 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £688 £674 £631
90th Percentile £775 £750 £713
England median daily rate £550 £520 £500
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 4
10th Percentile £20.81 £22.85 £11.95
25th Percentile £21.67 £23.38 £17.13
Median hourly rate £34.75 £25.00 £35.00
Median % change year-on-year +39.00% -28.57% +70.07%
75th Percentile £55.88 £27.00 £51.38
90th Percentile £61.63 £39.45 £53.85
England median hourly rate £22.45 £24.63 £16.42
% change year-on-year -8.85% +49.97% +3.60%

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 13,519 6,634 12,045
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.50% 38.93% 39.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,348 4,496 8,346
10th Percentile £343 £300 £258
25th Percentile £450 £400 £380
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £660 £588 £594
90th Percentile £750 £683 £675
England median daily rate £513 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +10.81% +2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 69 219
10th Percentile £14.56 £12.76 £12.44
25th Percentile £19.88 £22.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate £26.50 £26.65 £20.83
Median % change year-on-year -0.56% +27.94% +10.33%
75th Percentile £49.25 £51.50 £29.96
90th Percentile £59.38 £66.80 £50.00
England median hourly rate £19.52 £23.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year -15.13% +22.99% +7.32%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 17 January 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
Job
Vacancies
Central London -33 80 £550 +22.22% 114
South London +8 16 £520 +38.67%
West London -22 14 £615 +23.00% 43
East London -11 3 £310 -20.00% 31
Google
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 621 (60.64%) GCP
2 327 (31.93%) AWS
3 291 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
4 290 (28.32%) Azure
5 278 (27.15%) DevOps
6 273 (26.66%) Analytics
7 272 (26.56%) Kubernetes
8 258 (25.20%) Finance
9 235 (22.95%) Python
10 210 (20.51%) Social Skills
11 204 (19.92%) Terraform
12 185 (18.07%) Java
13 184 (17.97%) SQL
14 180 (17.58%) Docker
15 164 (16.02%) Microservices
16 145 (14.16%) JavaScript
17 143 (13.96%) Google Analytics
18 121 (11.82%) BigQuery
19 117 (11.43%) JIRA
20 110 (10.74%) Infrastructure as Code
21 109 (10.64%) Jenkins
22 104 (10.16%) Problem-Solving
23 99 (9.67%) Ansible
24 98 (9.57%) Git (software)
25 97 (9.47%) Migration
26 96 (9.38%) Microsoft
26 96 (9.38%) Banking
27 92 (8.98%) HTML
28 90 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
29 88 (8.59%) Linux

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 59 (5.76%) Confluence
2 42 (4.10%) CMS
3 36 (3.52%) Apache Spark
4 33 (3.22%) Apache
5 24 (2.34%) Apache Airflow
6 20 (1.95%) IIS
7 16 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
8 14 (1.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 13 (1.27%) OpenStack
10 9 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
10 9 (0.88%) SharePoint
10 9 (0.88%) WordPress
11 8 (0.78%) SAS
12 7 (0.68%) Oracle Application Server
13 6 (0.59%) nginx
13 6 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
14 5 (0.49%) Drupal
15 3 (0.29%) Headless CMS
15 3 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 3 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 35 (3.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (2.93%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (1.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (1.37%) Sketch
5 12 (1.17%) InVision
6 9 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.68%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.39%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.39%) Zeplin
9 3 (0.29%) Adobe XD
9 3 (0.29%) SPSS
10 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.098%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.098%) InDesign
11 1 (0.098%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 7 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.39%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.20%) Magento
4 2 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.098%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.098%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.098%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.098%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.098%) SessionCam
5 1 (0.098%) Shopify
5 1 (0.098%) Unica
5 1 (0.098%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 621 (60.64%) GCP
2 327 (31.93%) AWS
3 290 (28.32%) Azure
4 143 (13.96%) Google Analytics
5 55 (5.37%) Google Workspace
6 54 (5.27%) PaaS
7 44 (4.30%) GitHub
7 44 (4.30%) Microsoft 365
7 44 (4.30%) SaaS
8 43 (4.20%) IaaS
9 41 (4.00%) Power Platform
10 35 (3.42%) Cloud Functions
11 33 (3.22%) Google Data Studio
12 31 (3.03%) Serverless
13 28 (2.73%) OpenShift
14 27 (2.64%) Cloud Computing
15 25 (2.44%) Adobe Analytics
16 23 (2.25%) AWS CloudFormation
17 20 (1.95%) Apigee
17 20 (1.95%) Google Sheets
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.71%) Firewall
2 32 (3.13%) Network Security
3 22 (2.15%) WAN
4 11 (1.07%) DNS
5 10 (0.98%) Intranet
6 9 (0.88%) Internet
6 9 (0.88%) Kerberos
6 9 (0.88%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.88%) Wireless
7 8 (0.78%) HTTP
7 8 (0.78%) LAN
7 8 (0.78%) VPN
8 7 (0.68%) SSL
9 5 (0.49%) BGP
9 5 (0.49%) Ethernet
9 5 (0.49%) Multicast
9 5 (0.49%) OSPF
10 4 (0.39%) Gigabit Ethernet
10 4 (0.39%) InfiniBand
10 4 (0.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (11.82%) BigQuery
2 82 (8.01%) Big Data
3 69 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
4 50 (4.88%) NoSQL
4 50 (4.88%) Tableau
5 45 (4.39%) Hadoop
6 44 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
7 42 (4.10%) SQL Server
8 41 (4.00%) Power BI
9 35 (3.42%) MongoDB
10 34 (3.32%) Looker
11 30 (2.93%) Blockchain
12 25 (2.44%) Relational Database
13 22 (2.15%) Cloud Spanner
13 22 (2.15%) Data Lake
14 16 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
14 16 (1.56%) Apache Hive
14 16 (1.56%) MySQL
15 12 (1.17%) Bigtable
16 11 (1.07%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 117 (11.43%) JIRA
2 109 (10.64%) Jenkins
3 98 (9.57%) Git (software)
4 33 (3.22%) GitLab
5 31 (3.03%) Bitbucket
6 30 (2.93%) CircleCI
7 28 (2.73%) Maven
8 27 (2.64%) Gradle
9 22 (2.15%) TeamCity
10 18 (1.76%) Travis CI
11 17 (1.66%) JUnit
12 14 (1.37%) Artifactory
12 14 (1.37%) Cucumber
12 14 (1.37%) gulp
12 14 (1.37%) Selenium
12 14 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
13 13 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 13 (1.27%) Eclipse
14 12 (1.17%) Mockito
15 10 (0.98%) IntelliJ
General
1 258 (25.20%) Finance
2 210 (20.51%) Social Skills
3 96 (9.38%) Banking
4 83 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 83 (8.11%) Marketing
5 49 (4.79%) Retail
6 39 (3.81%) Presentation Skills
7 35 (3.42%) Public Sector
8 33 (3.22%) Influencing Skills
9 30 (2.93%) Legal
10 27 (2.64%) Financial Institution
11 23 (2.25%) Telecoms
12 20 (1.95%) Billing
13 18 (1.76%) Retail Banking
14 17 (1.66%) Documentation Skills
15 15 (1.46%) Manufacturing
15 15 (1.46%) Publishing
16 13 (1.27%) Law
17 12 (1.17%) Electronics
17 12 (1.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 222 (21.68%) Architect
2 182 (17.77%) Developer
3 103 (10.06%) Analyst
4 80 (7.81%) Cloud Engineer
4 80 (7.81%) DevOps Engineer
5 70 (6.84%) Cloud Architect
6 49 (4.79%) Data Engineer
7 42 (4.10%) Data Architect
7 42 (4.10%) Java Developer
7 42 (4.10%) Solutions Architect
8 40 (3.91%) Security Architect
9 36 (3.52%) Senior Developer
10 35 (3.42%) Platform Engineer
11 34 (3.32%) Digital Analyst
11 34 (3.32%) Security Engineer
12 32 (3.13%) Data Analyst
13 23 (2.25%) Consultant
14 22 (2.15%) Kubernetes Engineer
14 22 (2.15%) Product Analyst
15 21 (2.05%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (8.98%) HTML
2 76 (7.42%) React
3 69 (6.74%) CSS
4 67 (6.54%) Kafka
5 65 (6.35%) Spring
6 56 (5.47%) Node.js
7 46 (4.49%) Spring Boot
8 40 (3.91%) REST
9 39 (3.81%) AngularJS
10 28 (2.73%) JSON
10 28 (2.73%) OAuth
10 28 (2.73%) OpenID
11 27 (2.64%) GraphQL
12 26 (2.54%) .NET
13 22 (2.15%) RESTful
14 18 (1.76%) jQuery
15 17 (1.66%) SAML
16 16 (1.56%) Web Services
17 14 (1.37%) LDAP
18 13 (1.27%) JWT
Miscellaneous
1 75 (7.32%) User Experience
2 67 (6.54%) Public Cloud
3 56 (5.47%) Cloud Native
4 46 (4.49%) Hybrid Cloud
5 31 (3.03%) Mobile App
6 29 (2.83%) Management Information System
7 21 (2.05%) Data Centre
8 20 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
9 18 (1.76%) Data Protection Act
10 17 (1.66%) Hedge funds
11 13 (1.27%) Enterprise Cloud
11 13 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
11 13 (1.27%) Private Cloud
11 13 (1.27%) Social Media
12 10 (0.98%) Blog
12 10 (0.98%) Legacy Systems
13 9 (0.88%) Data Structures
13 9 (0.88%) Virtual Team
14 8 (0.78%) iPad
14 8 (0.78%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 88 (8.59%) Linux
2 64 (6.25%) Windows
3 34 (3.32%) Android
4 33 (3.22%) Unix
5 28 (2.73%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (1.56%) Windows Server
8 14 (1.37%) Ubuntu
9 12 (1.17%) Mac OS
10 9 (0.88%) Windows 10
11 7 (0.68%) VMS
12 4 (0.39%) Debian
12 4 (0.39%) Windows Server 2016
13 3 (0.29%) CentOS
13 3 (0.29%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.20%) Fedora
14 2 (0.20%) Solaris
14 2 (0.20%) SUSE
14 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
2 278 (27.15%) DevOps
3 273 (26.66%) Analytics
4 164 (16.02%) Microservices
5 110 (10.74%) Infrastructure as Code
6 104 (10.16%) Problem-Solving
7 97 (9.47%) Migration
8 90 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
9 79 (7.71%) Scrum
10 70 (6.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 64 (6.25%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 63 (6.15%) Project Management
13 58 (5.66%) ETL
14 54 (5.27%) Data Engineering
14 54 (5.27%) Open Source
15 53 (5.18%) Artificial Intelligence
15 53 (5.18%) Continuous Integration
15 53 (5.18%) Visualisation
16 52 (5.08%) Data Analysis
17 50 (4.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 235 (22.95%) Python
2 185 (18.07%) Java
3 184 (17.97%) SQL
4 145 (14.16%) JavaScript
5 50 (4.88%) Bash
6 46 (4.49%) Go
7 40 (3.91%) TypeScript
8 36 (3.52%) Ruby
9 33 (3.22%) C#
10 24 (2.34%) Kotlin
11 22 (2.15%) Java 11
11 22 (2.15%) PowerShell
12 21 (2.05%) Scala
13 17 (1.66%) Java 8
13 17 (1.66%) R
14 16 (1.56%) Groovy
15 14 (1.37%) Google Apps Script
16 12 (1.17%) C++
16 12 (1.17%) PHP
17 8 (0.78%) C
Qualifications
1 59 (5.76%) Degree
2 27 (2.64%) Security Cleared
3 19 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (1.86%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (1.07%) CISSP
6 8 (0.78%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 8 (0.78%) CCSP
6 8 (0.78%) GIAC
7 6 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.49%) CCIE
9 4 (0.39%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.39%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.29%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.29%) MBA
10 3 (0.29%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.29%) RIBA
11 2 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.20%) PMP
11 2 (0.20%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.32%) Data Quality
2 33 (3.22%) Accessibility
3 24 (2.34%) GDPR
4 16 (1.56%) QA
5 5 (0.49%) NIST
6 4 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.29%) GRC
7 3 (0.29%) PMO
7 3 (0.29%) WCAG
8 2 (0.20%) ISO 20022
8 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.20%) SLA
9 1 (0.098%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.098%) COREP
9 1 (0.098%) FINREP
9 1 (0.098%) IFRS
9 1 (0.098%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.098%) P3O
9 1 (0.098%) SOC 2
System Software
1 180 (17.58%) Docker
2 31 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 16 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.17%) NFS
4 12 (1.17%) OpenAM
5 8 (0.78%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.59%) KVM
7 5 (0.49%) OpenIDM
8 4 (0.39%) VMware NSX
9 3 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.29%) vSphere
10 2 (0.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 2 (0.20%) HDFS
10 2 (0.20%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 2 (0.20%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.098%) LXC
11 1 (0.098%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.098%) Squid
11 1 (0.098%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 272 (26.56%) Kubernetes
2 204 (19.92%) Terraform
3 99 (9.67%) Ansible
4 42 (4.10%) Opscode Chef
5 34 (3.32%) Grafana
5 34 (3.32%) Istio
6 28 (2.73%) Puppet
7 26 (2.54%) Prometheus
8 13 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
9 11 (1.07%) Consul
10 8 (0.78%) Jamf Pro
11 6 (0.59%) Packer
12 5 (0.49%) Hadoop YARN
12 5 (0.49%) Kibana
13 4 (0.39%) Nagios
14 3 (0.29%) Knative
14 3 (0.29%) logstash
14 3 (0.29%) Salt
14 3 (0.29%) SCCM
14 3 (0.29%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 96 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 77 (7.52%) Adobe
3 48 (4.69%) Oracle
4 33 (3.22%) Splunk
5 27 (2.64%) VMware
6 25 (2.44%) SAP
7 22 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
8 21 (2.05%) IBM
9 20 (1.95%) Apple
10 18 (1.76%) Atlassian
11 16 (1.56%) Cisco
12 15 (1.46%) MuleSoft
13 12 (1.17%) Micro Focus
14 11 (1.07%) Dell
14 11 (1.07%) ServiceNow
14 11 (1.07%) Sitecore
15 10 (0.98%) NetApp
15 10 (0.98%) Red Hat
16 9 (0.88%) AppDynamics
16 9 (0.88%) Teradata