Period
to 20 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 184 212
Rank change year-on-year +47 +28 +26
Contract jobs citing Google 904 607 551
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.93% 1.48% 1.25%
As % of the Vendors category 4.79% 3.44% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 440 392
London median daily rate £475 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £205 £200 £213
90th Percentile £625 £576 £575
England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 12 18
London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +17.86% -2.60%
10th Percentile £18.71 £10.25 £13.24
90th Percentile £35.56 £125.50 £23.84
England median hourly rate £26.60 £19.63 £19.23
% change year-on-year +35.52% +2.05% -10.89%

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 18,857 17,633 17,865
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.18% 42.98% 40.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,919 11,763 11,824
London median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £263 £267 £255
90th Percentile £650 £632 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 286 314
London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.27 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.11% +11.92% +7.95%
10th Percentile £11.81 £12.04 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.80 £50.63 £47.83
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +7.88%

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 February 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 February 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 February 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 +28 137 £500 +21.21% 89
West London -23 39 £425 +9.89% 47
East London +1 15 £400 -20.00% 21
South London -35 10 £425 +209.09% 7
North London -6 1 - - 10
Google
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 345 (38.16%) Amazon AWS
2 317 (35.07%) Google Cloud Platform
3 284 (31.42%) Analytics
4 268 (29.65%) Agile Software Development
5 228 (25.22%) Python
6 219 (24.23%) Google Analytics
7 193 (21.35%) JavaScript
8 191 (21.13%) Microsoft Azure
9 183 (20.24%) Java
10 168 (18.58%) DevOps
11 159 (17.59%) SQL
12 145 (16.04%) Docker
13 129 (14.27%) Node.js
14 128 (14.16%) Linux
15 122 (13.50%) Analytical Skills
16 121 (13.38%) Microsoft
17 116 (12.83%) Finance
18 109 (12.06%) Marketing
19 107 (11.84%) Android
20 103 (11.39%) Ansible
21 101 (11.17%) CSS
22 99 (10.95%) Web Services
23 96 (10.62%) Jenkins
24 95 (10.51%) Big Data
25 93 (10.29%) HTML
26 89 (9.85%) TDD
26 89 (9.85%) Terraform
27 88 (9.73%) React
28 87 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
29 85 (9.40%) MySQL

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 54 (5.97%) Apache Spark
2 46 (5.09%) Elasticsearch
3 43 (4.76%) Apache
3 43 (4.76%) CMS
4 30 (3.32%) Confluence
5 20 (2.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 16 (1.77%) SAS
6 16 (1.77%) WordPress
7 14 (1.55%) nginx
7 14 (1.55%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.11%) Drupal
8 10 (1.11%) MS Exchange
8 10 (1.11%) OpenStack
9 8 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
9 8 (0.88%) EPiServer
9 8 (0.88%) SharePoint
9 8 (0.88%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.77%) Apache Airflow
10 7 (0.77%) IIS
10 7 (0.77%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 55 (6.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (3.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 20 (2.21%) Photoshop
4 15 (1.66%) Microsoft Office
5 11 (1.22%) SPSS
6 8 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.66%) Chatbot
8 5 (0.55%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.11%) Gephi
10 1 (0.11%) InVision
10 1 (0.11%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 12 (1.33%) WebTrends
2 8 (0.88%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (0.33%) Magento
3 3 (0.33%) Radian6
3 3 (0.33%) Social Studio
4 2 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.11%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.11%) Revive Adserver
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.11%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 345 (38.16%) Amazon AWS
2 317 (35.07%) Google Cloud Platform
3 219 (24.23%) Google Analytics
4 191 (21.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 71 (7.85%) G Suite
6 42 (4.65%) Adobe Analytics
7 39 (4.31%) Google Play
8 34 (3.76%) GitHub
9 29 (3.21%) Amazon S3
10 28 (3.10%) SaaS
11 27 (2.99%) AWS CloudFormation
12 25 (2.77%) IaaS
13 23 (2.54%) AdWords
13 23 (2.54%) Google Tag Manager
14 19 (2.10%) Google Drive
15 18 (1.99%) Google App Engine
15 18 (1.99%) PaaS
16 15 (1.66%) Serverless
17 13 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
17 13 (1.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.88%) HTTP
1 26 (2.88%) TCP/IP
2 24 (2.65%) Internet
3 19 (2.10%) DNS
4 15 (1.66%) SSL
5 13 (1.44%) Firewall
6 12 (1.33%) VPN
7 11 (1.22%) DHCP
8 9 (1.00%) Wireless
9 8 (0.88%) FTP
10 7 (0.77%) Modbus
10 7 (0.77%) MQTT
11 6 (0.66%) Intranet
11 6 (0.66%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.55%) ICMP
12 5 (0.55%) IPsec
12 5 (0.55%) SMS
13 4 (0.44%) Bluetooth
13 4 (0.44%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (10.51%) Big Data
2 85 (9.40%) MySQL
3 83 (9.18%) NoSQL
4 64 (7.08%) BigQuery
5 63 (6.97%) PostgreSQL
6 57 (6.31%) Hadoop
7 37 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
8 35 (3.87%) MongoDB
9 33 (3.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 27 (2.99%) Apache Hive
10 27 (2.99%) Bigtable
11 25 (2.77%) SQL Server
12 22 (2.43%) Redis
13 19 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
13 19 (2.10%) Neo4j
14 18 (1.99%) Relational Database
15 16 (1.77%) Amazon Redshift
15 16 (1.77%) Power BI
16 11 (1.22%) JanusGraph
17 10 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 96 (10.62%) Jenkins
2 69 (7.63%) JIRA
3 62 (6.86%) Git (software)
4 37 (4.09%) webpack
5 30 (3.32%) Babel
6 23 (2.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 19 (2.10%) Selenium
7 19 (2.10%) TeamCity
8 18 (1.99%) Cucumber
8 18 (1.99%) GitLab
8 18 (1.99%) Maven
9 15 (1.66%) JUnit
10 13 (1.44%) gulp
11 12 (1.33%) Grunt
12 11 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
12 11 (1.22%) Subversion
13 9 (1.00%) Android Studio
13 9 (1.00%) Mockito
13 9 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 8 (0.88%) Mocha
General
1 116 (12.83%) Finance
2 109 (12.06%) Marketing
3 62 (6.86%) Banking
4 55 (6.08%) Retail
5 35 (3.87%) Games
6 28 (3.10%) Advertising
6 28 (3.10%) Telecoms
7 22 (2.43%) Publishing
8 16 (1.77%) Legal
9 11 (1.22%) Investment Banking
10 10 (1.11%) German Language
11 9 (1.00%) French Language
12 7 (0.77%) Electronics
12 7 (0.77%) Law
13 6 (0.66%) Italian Language
13 6 (0.66%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.66%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.55%) Billing
14 5 (0.55%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.44%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 239 (26.44%) Developer
2 145 (16.04%) Analyst
3 73 (8.08%) DevOps Engineer
4 69 (7.63%) Architect
5 60 (6.64%) Java Developer
6 50 (5.53%) Cloud Engineer
7 47 (5.20%) Data Engineer
8 44 (4.87%) Senior Developer
9 40 (4.42%) Cloud Architect
10 39 (4.31%) Consultant
10 39 (4.31%) Data Analyst
11 34 (3.76%) AWS Engineer
11 34 (3.76%) Full Stack Developer
12 31 (3.43%) JavaScript Developer
13 29 (3.21%) Android Developer
13 29 (3.21%) Digital Analyst
14 28 (3.10%) Business Analyst
15 24 (2.65%) AWS DevOps
15 24 (2.65%) Data Scientist
15 24 (2.65%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (14.27%) Node.js
2 101 (11.17%) CSS
3 99 (10.95%) Web Services
4 93 (10.29%) HTML
5 88 (9.73%) React
6 70 (7.74%) AngularJS
7 62 (6.86%) RESTful
8 53 (5.86%) .NET
9 51 (5.64%) REST
10 48 (5.31%) Kafka
11 46 (5.09%) HTML5
12 43 (4.76%) JSON
13 42 (4.65%) Sass
14 41 (4.54%) Redux
15 40 (4.42%) jQuery
16 34 (3.76%) CSS3
16 34 (3.76%) Spring
17 32 (3.54%) XML
18 29 (3.21%) Android SDK
19 24 (2.65%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 122 (13.50%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (8.19%) User Experience
3 49 (5.42%) Mobile App
4 39 (4.31%) Computer Science
5 36 (3.98%) Smartphone
6 35 (3.87%) Fintech
6 35 (3.87%) Social Media
7 33 (3.65%) Greenfield Project
7 33 (3.65%) Public Cloud
8 26 (2.88%) Algorithms
9 19 (2.10%) Management Information System
10 14 (1.55%) Private Cloud
11 11 (1.22%) FMCG
12 10 (1.11%) Blog
12 10 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (1.00%) Data Structures
14 8 (0.88%) Animation
15 7 (0.77%) Data Centre
15 7 (0.77%) Internet of Things
16 6 (0.66%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 128 (14.16%) Linux
2 107 (11.84%) Android
3 69 (7.63%) Apple iOS
4 68 (7.52%) Windows
5 30 (3.32%) Unix
6 20 (2.21%) Mac OS X
7 12 (1.33%) Mac OS
8 10 (1.11%) Windows Server
9 8 (0.88%) CentOS
9 8 (0.88%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.44%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.44%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.22%) Solaris
13 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (31.42%) Analytics
2 268 (29.65%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (18.58%) DevOps
4 89 (9.85%) TDD
5 87 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
6 75 (8.30%) Microservices
7 73 (8.08%) E-Commerce
8 66 (7.30%) Data Science
9 64 (7.08%) Open Source
10 60 (6.64%) BDD
11 59 (6.53%) Software Engineering
12 56 (6.19%) Machine Learning
12 56 (6.19%) Visualisation
13 55 (6.08%) Scrum
14 54 (5.97%) Web Analytics
15 47 (5.20%) Business Intelligence
15 47 (5.20%) Digital Marketing
16 46 (5.09%) Project Management
17 44 (4.87%) Migration
18 41 (4.54%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 228 (25.22%) Python
2 193 (21.35%) JavaScript
3 183 (20.24%) Java
4 159 (17.59%) SQL
5 57 (6.31%) Ruby
6 55 (6.08%) Go
7 54 (5.97%) C#
8 53 (5.86%) Scala
9 49 (5.42%) ES6
10 39 (4.31%) PHP
11 37 (4.09%) R
12 32 (3.54%) Bash Shell
13 27 (2.99%) TypeScript
14 25 (2.77%) C
15 18 (1.99%) Perl
16 17 (1.88%) GraphQL
17 16 (1.77%) Objective-C
18 14 (1.55%) C++
18 14 (1.55%) Groovy
19 13 (1.44%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 83 (9.18%) Security Cleared
2 76 (8.41%) Degree
3 65 (7.19%) SC Cleared
4 34 (3.76%) CTC Cleared
5 25 (2.77%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (1.00%) PhD
8 8 (0.88%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.55%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.44%) MCSE
10 4 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.33%) MCSA
12 2 (0.22%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.22%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.22%) Sun Certification
12 2 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.11%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.11%) CREST Certified
13 1 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.98%) GCP
2 32 (3.54%) QA
3 15 (1.66%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.77%) GDPR
5 3 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.22%) PMO
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 145 (16.04%) Docker
2 54 (5.97%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.55%) vCloud
5 5 (0.55%) Xen
6 4 (0.44%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.44%) Ceph
7 3 (0.33%) XenApp
8 2 (0.22%) HDFS
9 1 (0.11%) GPFS
9 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 103 (11.39%) Ansible
2 89 (9.85%) Terraform
3 70 (7.74%) Kubernetes
4 51 (5.64%) Puppet
5 43 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
6 33 (3.65%) SCCM
7 18 (1.99%) Salt
8 11 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 9 (1.00%) Nagios
9 9 (1.00%) Packer
10 8 (0.88%) Consul
10 8 (0.88%) Grafana
10 8 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.66%) HAProxy
11 6 (0.66%) Kibana
12 5 (0.55%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
13 4 (0.44%) logstash
13 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
13 4 (0.44%) Rancher
Vendors
1 121 (13.38%) Microsoft
2 74 (8.19%) Adobe
3 61 (6.75%) Tableau
4 34 (3.76%) Oracle
5 29 (3.21%) Apple
6 23 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (1.77%) VMware
8 15 (1.66%) Facebook
9 11 (1.22%) Tealium
10 10 (1.11%) Splunk
11 9 (1.00%) Genesys
11 9 (1.00%) Pega
12 8 (0.88%) Citrix
12 8 (0.88%) Kony
12 8 (0.88%) New Relic
12 8 (0.88%) Omniture
12 8 (0.88%) SAP
13 7 (0.77%) Aruba
13 7 (0.77%) Ivanti
13 7 (0.77%) Sybase