Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 173 183
Rank change year-on-year +66 +10 +34
Contract jobs citing Google 1,167 687 686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.56% 1.61% 1.51%
As % of the Vendors category 6.47% 3.87% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 485 482
London median daily rate £513 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.59% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £296 £200 £208
90th Percentile £675 £625 £575
England median daily rate £478 £405 £420
% change year-on-year +17.90% -3.57% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 8
London median hourly rate £21.50 £27.16 £16.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.84% +60.35% -8.45%
10th Percentile £11.75 £16.93 £11.45
90th Percentile £34.38 £163.50 £78.83
England median hourly rate £15.85 £27.16 £19.00
% change year-on-year -41.64% +42.95% -15.56%

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 18,039 17,772 19,135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.57% 41.74% 42.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,275 11,960 12,952
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
England median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 237 235
London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +8.57% -7.89%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.15 £10.85
90th Percentile £50.20 £50.00 £40.90
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -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 14 August 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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +50 274 £525 +16.67% 121
West London -6 58 £493 +19.39% 66
East London +3 27 £513 -4.65% 33
South London -26 21 £550 +76.00% 8
North London +6 4 £425 -19.05% 3
Google
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 509 (43.62%) Google Cloud Platform
2 441 (37.79%) Amazon AWS
3 402 (34.45%) Agile Software Development
4 353 (30.25%) Python
5 302 (25.88%) Analytics
6 266 (22.79%) DevOps
7 252 (21.59%) Microsoft Azure
8 245 (20.99%) Docker
9 242 (20.74%) SQL
10 240 (20.57%) Java
11 233 (19.97%) Linux
12 222 (19.02%) JavaScript
13 217 (18.59%) Google Analytics
14 195 (16.71%) Jenkins
15 191 (16.37%) Finance
16 166 (14.22%) Kubernetes
17 161 (13.80%) Continuous Integration
18 152 (13.02%) TDD
19 143 (12.25%) Ansible
20 126 (10.80%) Scrum
21 123 (10.54%) Marketing
22 122 (10.45%) JIRA
23 120 (10.28%) Node.js
24 114 (9.77%) Terraform
25 113 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
25 113 (9.68%) GCP
26 110 (9.43%) BigQuery
27 109 (9.34%) Git (software)
28 107 (9.17%) Microsoft
29 106 (9.08%) Microservices

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 74 (6.34%) Apache Spark
2 59 (5.06%) Apache
3 58 (4.97%) Confluence
3 58 (4.97%) Elasticsearch
4 31 (2.66%) CMS
5 27 (2.31%) SAS
6 25 (2.14%) Apache Airflow
7 23 (1.97%) SharePoint
8 18 (1.54%) Tomcat
9 16 (1.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 16 (1.37%) OpenStack
10 14 (1.20%) Jetty
11 13 (1.11%) Apache Pig
11 13 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
12 11 (0.94%) IIS
12 11 (0.94%) WebSphere
12 11 (0.94%) WordPress
13 10 (0.86%) nginx
14 9 (0.77%) Apache Solr
15 7 (0.60%) Mongrel
Applications
1 44 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (1.80%) Photoshop
4 11 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (0.94%) SPSS
5 8 (0.69%) Chatbot
6 7 (0.60%) InVision
7 6 (0.51%) Fireworks
7 6 (0.51%) InDesign
8 5 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 4 (0.34%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.34%) Adobe After Effects
9 4 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.17%) HipChat
10 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.17%) UXPin
11 1 (0.086%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.086%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.086%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.86%) Eloqua
2 4 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.34%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.17%) FastStats
4 1 (0.086%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.086%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.086%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 509 (43.62%) Google Cloud Platform
2 441 (37.79%) Amazon AWS
3 252 (21.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 217 (18.59%) Google Analytics
5 60 (5.14%) G Suite
6 59 (5.06%) GitHub
7 50 (4.28%) Google Tag Manager
8 49 (4.20%) Adobe Analytics
8 49 (4.20%) AWS CloudFormation
9 33 (2.83%) Amazon S3
10 32 (2.74%) Office 365
11 31 (2.66%) SaaS
12 29 (2.49%) Google App Engine
13 27 (2.31%) Serverless
14 26 (2.23%) Google Play
15 24 (2.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 24 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
16 21 (1.80%) PaaS
17 19 (1.63%) Datadog
18 17 (1.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (4.20%) HTTP
2 20 (1.71%) DNS
2 20 (1.71%) SSL
2 20 (1.71%) TCP/IP
3 18 (1.54%) Internet
4 15 (1.29%) Firewall
5 12 (1.03%) Kerberos
6 11 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (0.77%) VPN
7 9 (0.77%) Wireless
8 7 (0.60%) Ethernet
8 7 (0.60%) LAN
8 7 (0.60%) MQTT
8 7 (0.60%) SMS
9 6 (0.51%) AMQP
9 6 (0.51%) Bluetooth
9 6 (0.51%) DHCP
9 6 (0.51%) Intranet
10 5 (0.43%) SNA
11 4 (0.34%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (9.43%) BigQuery
2 104 (8.91%) Big Data
3 93 (7.97%) Hadoop
4 72 (6.17%) NoSQL
5 69 (5.91%) Relational Database
6 64 (5.48%) MongoDB
7 63 (5.40%) PostgreSQL
8 61 (5.23%) MySQL
9 54 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
10 51 (4.37%) SQL Server
11 45 (3.86%) Apache Hive
12 28 (2.40%) Power BI
13 25 (2.14%) HBase
14 22 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
15 21 (1.80%) Amazon Redshift
16 18 (1.54%) Bigtable
17 17 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
18 16 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 15 (1.29%) Spark SQL
19 15 (1.29%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 195 (16.71%) Jenkins
2 122 (10.45%) JIRA
3 109 (9.34%) Git (software)
4 43 (3.68%) Maven
5 42 (3.60%) JUnit
6 38 (3.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 38 (3.26%) Subversion
7 34 (2.91%) webpack
8 30 (2.57%) Hudson
9 29 (2.49%) Vagrant
10 26 (2.23%) TeamCity
11 25 (2.14%) Selenium
12 23 (1.97%) Travis CI
13 22 (1.89%) Babel
14 18 (1.54%) Gradle
15 16 (1.37%) Cucumber
15 16 (1.37%) GoogleTest
15 16 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
16 14 (1.20%) Bitbucket
17 13 (1.11%) Jasmine
General
1 191 (16.37%) Finance
2 123 (10.54%) Marketing
3 78 (6.68%) Banking
4 39 (3.34%) Retail
5 36 (3.08%) Telecoms
6 32 (2.74%) Advertising
7 27 (2.31%) Publishing
8 23 (1.97%) Games
9 21 (1.80%) Law
10 10 (0.86%) Legal
11 9 (0.77%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.69%) French Language
13 7 (0.60%) Electronics
13 7 (0.60%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.60%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.51%) German Language
14 6 (0.51%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.43%) Brand Awareness
15 5 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.34%) Billing
Job Titles
1 343 (29.39%) Developer
2 162 (13.88%) Analyst
3 132 (11.31%) DevOps Engineer
4 111 (9.51%) Architect
5 82 (7.03%) Cloud Engineer
6 65 (5.57%) Data Engineer
7 51 (4.37%) Cloud Architect
8 48 (4.11%) Java Developer
9 44 (3.77%) Senior Developer
10 39 (3.34%) Data Analyst
11 38 (3.26%) Consultant
12 37 (3.17%) Business Analyst
13 36 (3.08%) AWS Engineer
14 35 (3.00%) Python Developer
14 35 (3.00%) React Developer
15 31 (2.66%) Big Data Engineer
16 30 (2.57%) Android Developer
17 29 (2.49%) Agile Developer
18 27 (2.31%) Python Engineer
19 26 (2.23%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (10.28%) Node.js
2 103 (8.83%) Kafka
3 98 (8.40%) RESTful
4 96 (8.23%) HTML
5 95 (8.14%) CSS
6 80 (6.86%) Web Services
7 79 (6.77%) REST
8 71 (6.08%) React
9 56 (4.80%) Spring
10 54 (4.63%) AngularJS
11 52 (4.46%) JSON
12 45 (3.86%) HTML5
13 40 (3.43%) Sass
14 39 (3.34%) .NET
14 39 (3.34%) Django
15 35 (3.00%) Elastic Stack
15 35 (3.00%) Guice
16 32 (2.74%) XML
17 30 (2.57%) OAuth
17 30 (2.57%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 90 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (7.28%) User Experience
3 74 (6.34%) Algorithms
4 72 (6.17%) Computer Science
5 71 (6.08%) Mobile App
6 49 (4.20%) Data Structures
7 41 (3.51%) Public Cloud
8 39 (3.34%) Greenfield Project
9 34 (2.91%) Fintech
9 34 (2.91%) Social Media
10 32 (2.74%) Device Driver
11 28 (2.40%) Management Information System
12 25 (2.14%) Private Cloud
13 23 (1.97%) Linux Command Line
14 22 (1.89%) Data Centre
15 21 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
16 16 (1.37%) Smartphone
17 13 (1.11%) Blog
17 13 (1.11%) Cloud Native
18 11 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 233 (19.97%) Linux
2 102 (8.74%) Windows
3 94 (8.05%) Android
4 77 (6.60%) Unix
5 57 (4.88%) Apple iOS
5 57 (4.88%) CentOS
5 57 (4.88%) Ubuntu
6 31 (2.66%) Windows Server
7 30 (2.57%) Mac OS X
8 23 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (1.89%) DC/OS
10 19 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (1.11%) Mac OS
12 8 (0.69%) Mesosphere
13 7 (0.60%) Debian
14 6 (0.51%) Solaris
14 6 (0.51%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.43%) Fedora
15 5 (0.43%) Windows 10
15 5 (0.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 402 (34.45%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (25.88%) Analytics
3 266 (22.79%) DevOps
4 161 (13.80%) Continuous Integration
5 152 (13.02%) TDD
6 126 (10.80%) Scrum
7 113 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
8 106 (9.08%) Microservices
9 97 (8.31%) E-Commerce
10 92 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
11 89 (7.63%) Open Source
12 85 (7.28%) Test Automation
13 83 (7.11%) Configuration Management
14 80 (6.86%) Machine Learning
15 76 (6.51%) Migration
16 70 (6.00%) Data Science
17 69 (5.91%) ETL
18 68 (5.83%) Continuous Delivery
18 68 (5.83%) Kanban
19 67 (5.74%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 353 (30.25%) Python
2 242 (20.74%) SQL
3 240 (20.57%) Java
4 222 (19.02%) JavaScript
5 101 (8.65%) Go
6 82 (7.03%) Scala
7 75 (6.43%) Bash Shell
8 74 (6.34%) Ruby
9 55 (4.71%) C++
10 45 (3.86%) C#
11 36 (3.08%) R
12 35 (3.00%) TypeScript
13 34 (2.91%) ES6
13 34 (2.91%) Java 8
14 22 (1.89%) C
14 22 (1.89%) PHP
15 20 (1.71%) Shell Script
16 17 (1.46%) PowerShell
17 15 (1.29%) Objective-C
18 14 (1.20%) ES7
Qualifications
1 81 (6.94%) Degree
2 61 (5.23%) Security Cleared
3 58 (4.97%) SC Cleared
4 27 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 26 (2.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 13 (1.11%) Master's Degree
6 13 (1.11%) PhD
7 7 (0.60%) CISSP
8 6 (0.51%) AWS Certification
9 5 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.43%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (0.34%) CRISC
10 4 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (0.26%) CISA
11 3 (0.26%) CISM
11 3 (0.26%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.17%) ISEB
12 2 (0.17%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (9.68%) GCP
2 46 (3.94%) QA
3 17 (1.46%) Data Quality
3 17 (1.46%) GDPR
4 9 (0.77%) PSD2
5 8 (0.69%) Actionable Recommendations
6 5 (0.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 5 (0.43%) SLA
7 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.17%) PMO
9 1 (0.086%) FedRAMP
9 1 (0.086%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.086%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.086%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 245 (20.99%) Docker
2 44 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (3.00%) Active Directory
4 28 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
5 25 (2.14%) VirtualBox
6 22 (1.89%) Hyper-V
7 14 (1.20%) Apache Flume
8 13 (1.11%) HDFS
9 12 (1.03%) Xen
10 8 (0.69%) OpenAM
10 8 (0.69%) vSphere
11 7 (0.60%) KVM
12 6 (0.51%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 5 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 4 (0.34%) NFS
14 4 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
15 2 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.17%) SRDF
15 2 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
15 2 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 166 (14.22%) Kubernetes
2 143 (12.25%) Ansible
3 114 (9.77%) Terraform
4 75 (6.43%) Opscode Chef
5 68 (5.83%) Puppet
6 39 (3.34%) Nagios
7 32 (2.74%) Prometheus
8 29 (2.49%) Grafana
9 28 (2.40%) Packer
10 27 (2.31%) Oozie
11 24 (2.06%) Docker Swarm
11 24 (2.06%) Icinga
12 23 (1.97%) Salt
13 20 (1.71%) Hadoop YARN
14 19 (1.63%) Kibana
14 19 (1.63%) SCCM
15 14 (1.20%) logstash
16 13 (1.11%) Mesos
16 13 (1.11%) Single Sign-On
17 6 (0.51%) CASB
Vendors
1 107 (9.17%) Microsoft
2 86 (7.37%) Adobe
3 56 (4.80%) VMware
4 54 (4.63%) Oracle
4 54 (4.63%) Tableau
5 42 (3.60%) Red Hat
6 37 (3.17%) IBM
6 37 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
7 35 (3.00%) Splunk
8 31 (2.66%) New Relic
9 30 (2.57%) Tealium
10 21 (1.80%) Apigee
10 21 (1.80%) Apple
11 20 (1.71%) Facebook
12 16 (1.37%) Atlassian
12 16 (1.37%) Twitter
13 14 (1.20%) SAP
14 11 (0.94%) Omniture
14 11 (0.94%) Rackspace
14 11 (0.94%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud