Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 159 163
Rank change year-on-year +65 +4 +49
Contract jobs citing Google 1,269 769 730
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.75% 1.71% 1.63%
As % of the Vendors category 6.91% 4.18% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 876 577 538
London median daily rate £513 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.89% +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £325 £192 £202
90th Percentile £699 £625 £575
England median daily rate £475 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +11.76% +3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 10
London median hourly rate £16.88 £27.16 £24.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.87% +12.15% +11.91%
10th Percentile £11.75 £24.75 £13.89
90th Percentile £103.75 £64.99 £176.25
England median hourly rate £15.85 £27.16 £19.61
% change year-on-year -41.64% +38.50% -8.02%

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 18,354 18,392 19,032
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.74% 40.89% 42.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,416 12,456 12,788
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 254 277
London median hourly rate £19.25 £19.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.53% +12.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £12.83 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.87 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.49 £17.00
% change year-on-year +0.06% +2.88% -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 17 October 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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +50 293 £513 +3.27% 117
West London +19 62 £470 +13.25% 95
East London -8 20 £450 +12.50% 41
South London -11 17 £550 +73.23% 5
North London +3 4 £473 -10.00% 7
Google
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 634 (49.96%) Google Cloud Platform
2 471 (37.12%) Amazon AWS
3 441 (34.75%) Agile Software Development
4 338 (26.64%) Python
5 303 (23.88%) DevOps
6 286 (22.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 286 (22.54%) Analytics
7 272 (21.43%) SQL
8 268 (21.12%) Docker
9 264 (20.80%) JavaScript
10 250 (19.70%) Java
11 244 (19.23%) Linux
12 209 (16.47%) Jenkins
13 206 (16.23%) Finance
14 197 (15.52%) Kubernetes
15 188 (14.81%) Google Analytics
16 184 (14.50%) Continuous Integration
17 176 (13.87%) Ansible
18 163 (12.84%) TDD
19 140 (11.03%) Node.js
20 138 (10.87%) Terraform
21 136 (10.72%) Microservices
21 136 (10.72%) Scrum
22 131 (10.32%) Git (software)
23 126 (9.93%) BigQuery
24 124 (9.77%) HTML
25 123 (9.69%) Problem-Solving
26 121 (9.54%) Marketing
26 121 (9.54%) JIRA
27 116 (9.14%) Banking

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 67 (5.28%) Apache Spark
2 66 (5.20%) Confluence
3 56 (4.41%) Elasticsearch
4 50 (3.94%) Apache
5 25 (1.97%) CMS
5 25 (1.97%) SAS
6 23 (1.81%) SharePoint
7 22 (1.73%) Cloud Foundry
8 15 (1.18%) OpenStack
9 14 (1.10%) Apache Airflow
9 14 (1.10%) Tomcat
10 13 (1.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 13 (1.02%) Apache Solr
11 9 (0.71%) nginx
12 8 (0.63%) Amazon Alexa
12 8 (0.63%) IIS
12 8 (0.63%) Jetty
13 7 (0.55%) Mule
14 6 (0.47%) Apache Pig
14 6 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (1.97%) Photoshop
3 24 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (1.34%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (0.79%) Chatbot
5 10 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (0.55%) InDesign
6 7 (0.55%) InVision
6 7 (0.55%) SPSS
7 6 (0.47%) Fireworks
8 5 (0.39%) Acrobat
8 5 (0.39%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.16%) HipChat
10 2 (0.16%) UXPin
11 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.63%) Eloqua
2 4 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.24%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.16%) FastStats
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.079%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.079%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.079%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.079%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 634 (49.96%) Google Cloud Platform
2 471 (37.12%) Amazon AWS
3 286 (22.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 188 (14.81%) Google Analytics
5 66 (5.20%) G Suite
5 66 (5.20%) GitHub
6 52 (4.10%) Google Tag Manager
7 40 (3.15%) Office 365
8 39 (3.07%) Adobe Analytics
9 37 (2.92%) SaaS
10 36 (2.84%) AWS CloudFormation
10 36 (2.84%) PaaS
11 34 (2.68%) IaaS
12 31 (2.44%) Google App Engine
13 29 (2.29%) Google Play
14 27 (2.13%) Serverless
15 20 (1.58%) Amazon S3
16 19 (1.50%) AdWords
16 19 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
17 18 (1.42%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.39%) Firewall
2 42 (3.31%) HTTP
3 34 (2.68%) DNS
4 26 (2.05%) VPN
5 25 (1.97%) TCP/IP
6 20 (1.58%) SSL
7 19 (1.50%) Internet
8 13 (1.02%) LAN
9 12 (0.95%) Kerberos
10 10 (0.79%) WAN
11 9 (0.71%) Ethernet
11 9 (0.71%) Network Security
11 9 (0.71%) Wireless
12 8 (0.63%) AMQP
12 8 (0.63%) DHCP
12 8 (0.63%) WLAN
13 7 (0.55%) ICMP
13 7 (0.55%) OSPF
13 7 (0.55%) SMS
13 7 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (9.93%) BigQuery
2 103 (8.12%) Big Data
3 90 (7.09%) Hadoop
4 82 (6.46%) Relational Database
5 70 (5.52%) MongoDB
6 63 (4.96%) SQL Server
7 58 (4.57%) NoSQL
8 55 (4.33%) MySQL
9 45 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
10 39 (3.07%) Apache Hive
11 38 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
12 30 (2.36%) Power BI
13 25 (1.97%) HBase
14 19 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
15 18 (1.42%) Amazon Redshift
15 18 (1.42%) Looker
15 18 (1.42%) Sqoop
16 17 (1.34%) Bigtable
16 17 (1.34%) RDBMS
17 15 (1.18%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 209 (16.47%) Jenkins
2 131 (10.32%) Git (software)
3 121 (9.54%) JIRA
4 45 (3.55%) Maven
5 40 (3.15%) JUnit
6 34 (2.68%) Subversion
7 33 (2.60%) Selenium
8 30 (2.36%) webpack
9 29 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 26 (2.05%) Hudson
11 23 (1.81%) Bitbucket
12 22 (1.73%) TeamCity
13 21 (1.65%) Babel
14 20 (1.58%) Travis CI
15 19 (1.50%) Cucumber
16 17 (1.34%) Sonatype Nexus
16 17 (1.34%) Vagrant
17 14 (1.10%) Eclipse
18 13 (1.02%) Artifactory
18 13 (1.02%) GoCD
General
1 206 (16.23%) Finance
2 121 (9.54%) Marketing
3 116 (9.14%) Banking
4 48 (3.78%) Retail
5 32 (2.52%) Advertising
6 31 (2.44%) Publishing
7 27 (2.13%) Telecoms
8 24 (1.89%) Games
9 14 (1.10%) Investment Banking
10 12 (0.95%) Financial Institution
11 11 (0.87%) Legal
12 9 (0.71%) Law
12 9 (0.71%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.63%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.55%) French Language
15 6 (0.47%) Electronics
16 5 (0.39%) Brand Awareness
16 5 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.32%) Front Office
17 4 (0.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 396 (31.21%) Developer
2 157 (12.37%) DevOps Engineer
3 153 (12.06%) Analyst
4 129 (10.17%) Architect
5 102 (8.04%) Cloud Engineer
6 72 (5.67%) Java Developer
7 63 (4.96%) Data Engineer
8 60 (4.73%) Cloud Architect
9 52 (4.10%) Senior Developer
10 47 (3.70%) Business Analyst
11 46 (3.62%) Consultant
12 41 (3.23%) React Developer
13 37 (2.92%) Big Data Engineer
14 34 (2.68%) Data Analyst
15 33 (2.60%) Python Developer
16 32 (2.52%) Android Developer
17 30 (2.36%) Technical Analyst
18 29 (2.29%) AWS Engineer
18 29 (2.29%) Full Stack Developer
19 28 (2.21%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (11.03%) Node.js
2 124 (9.77%) HTML
3 116 (9.14%) CSS
4 105 (8.27%) RESTful
5 97 (7.64%) Web Services
6 91 (7.17%) React
7 89 (7.01%) Kafka
8 85 (6.70%) AngularJS
8 85 (6.70%) REST
9 81 (6.38%) Spring
10 62 (4.89%) .NET
11 55 (4.33%) JSON
12 53 (4.18%) HTML5
13 48 (3.78%) Sass
14 41 (3.23%) Django
14 41 (3.23%) XML
15 35 (2.76%) Elastic Stack
15 35 (2.76%) SAML
16 30 (2.36%) Spring Boot
16 30 (2.36%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 89 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
2 88 (6.93%) User Experience
3 79 (6.23%) Computer Science
4 71 (5.59%) Mobile App
5 64 (5.04%) Algorithms
6 52 (4.10%) Data Structures
7 49 (3.86%) Public Cloud
8 47 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
9 46 (3.62%) Device Driver
10 36 (2.84%) Data Centre
11 30 (2.36%) Social Media
12 27 (2.13%) Fintech
13 26 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
14 22 (1.73%) Management Information System
15 17 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
16 16 (1.26%) Cloud Native
16 16 (1.26%) Embedded Systems
17 13 (1.02%) Private Cloud
18 12 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
18 12 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 244 (19.23%) Linux
2 113 (8.90%) Windows
3 91 (7.17%) Android
4 88 (6.93%) Unix
5 56 (4.41%) Apple iOS
6 53 (4.18%) Ubuntu
7 47 (3.70%) CentOS
8 26 (2.05%) Windows Server
9 25 (1.97%) Mac OS X
10 19 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (1.02%) Mac OS
12 11 (0.87%) Solaris
13 10 (0.79%) DC/OS
13 10 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (0.63%) Windows 10
15 7 (0.55%) Mesosphere
16 6 (0.47%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
17 5 (0.39%) Debian
18 4 (0.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 441 (34.75%) Agile Software Development
2 303 (23.88%) DevOps
3 286 (22.54%) Analytics
4 184 (14.50%) Continuous Integration
5 163 (12.84%) TDD
6 136 (10.72%) Microservices
6 136 (10.72%) Scrum
7 123 (9.69%) Problem-Solving
8 113 (8.90%) E-Commerce
8 113 (8.90%) Migration
9 96 (7.57%) Test Automation
10 93 (7.33%) Business Intelligence
11 88 (6.93%) Open Source
12 84 (6.62%) Web Analytics
13 77 (6.07%) Configuration Management
14 74 (5.83%) BDD
14 74 (5.83%) Machine Learning
14 74 (5.83%) Software Engineering
15 71 (5.59%) Kanban
16 69 (5.44%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 338 (26.64%) Python
2 272 (21.43%) SQL
3 264 (20.80%) JavaScript
4 250 (19.70%) Java
5 113 (8.90%) Go
6 88 (6.93%) Bash Shell
7 75 (5.91%) Scala
8 73 (5.75%) Ruby
9 50 (3.94%) C#
10 46 (3.62%) Java 8
11 37 (2.92%) C++
11 37 (2.92%) ES6
12 35 (2.76%) TypeScript
13 34 (2.68%) PowerShell
14 29 (2.29%) R
15 25 (1.97%) PHP
16 22 (1.73%) C
17 20 (1.58%) Shell Script
18 19 (1.50%) Perl
19 17 (1.34%) ES7
Qualifications
1 87 (6.86%) Degree
2 47 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 42 (3.31%) SC Cleared
4 28 (2.21%) BPSS Clearance
5 25 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (1.02%) CISSP
7 10 (0.79%) AWS Certification
7 10 (0.79%) Master's Degree
7 10 (0.79%) PhD
7 10 (0.79%) RHCE
8 9 (0.71%) CISA
8 9 (0.71%) CISM
9 8 (0.63%) ISSMP
10 7 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.47%) CSSLP
11 6 (0.47%) ISSAP
12 5 (0.39%) DBS Check
12 5 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
13 4 (0.32%) CRISC
13 4 (0.32%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.62%) QA
2 14 (1.10%) PSD2
3 13 (1.02%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.79%) Actionable Recommendations
5 8 (0.63%) GDPR
6 7 (0.55%) FedRAMP
6 7 (0.55%) HIPAA
7 6 (0.47%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.32%) SLA
9 3 (0.24%) PMO
10 1 (0.079%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.079%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.079%) OASIS TOSCA
10 1 (0.079%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 268 (21.12%) Docker
2 44 (3.47%) Active Directory
3 37 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (1.26%) HDFS
5 16 (1.26%) Hyper-V
6 15 (1.18%) VirtualBox
7 11 (0.87%) OpenAM
8 10 (0.79%) vSphere
9 7 (0.55%) Xen
10 5 (0.39%) Apache Flume
10 5 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 5 (0.39%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 4 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.24%) KVM
12 3 (0.24%) XenApp
13 2 (0.16%) LXC
13 2 (0.16%) Shibboleth
13 2 (0.16%) vCloud
13 2 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 197 (15.52%) Kubernetes
2 176 (13.87%) Ansible
3 138 (10.87%) Terraform
4 84 (6.62%) Opscode Chef
5 73 (5.75%) Puppet
6 44 (3.47%) Nagios
7 41 (3.23%) Prometheus
8 36 (2.84%) Grafana
9 29 (2.29%) Kibana
10 26 (2.05%) Icinga
11 22 (1.73%) logstash
11 22 (1.73%) Single Sign-On
12 21 (1.65%) Packer
13 20 (1.58%) Hadoop YARN
13 20 (1.58%) Mesos
14 14 (1.10%) Salt
15 13 (1.02%) Docker Swarm
15 13 (1.02%) SCCM
16 12 (0.95%) Oozie
17 6 (0.47%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 107 (8.43%) Microsoft
2 83 (6.54%) Adobe
3 67 (5.28%) Tableau
4 64 (5.04%) Oracle
5 54 (4.26%) VMware
6 46 (3.62%) Splunk
7 44 (3.47%) Red Hat
8 42 (3.31%) IBM
9 30 (2.36%) Tealium
10 29 (2.29%) Apple
10 29 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
11 27 (2.13%) Apigee
11 27 (2.13%) Atlassian
12 24 (1.89%) Facebook
13 23 (1.81%) New Relic
14 17 (1.34%) SAP
15 14 (1.10%) Citrix
15 14 (1.10%) Okta
15 14 (1.10%) Omniture
16 13 (1.02%) AppDynamics