Period
to 3 March 2021

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 3 March 2021 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
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 75 60 74
Rank change year-on-year -15 +14 +68
Contract jobs citing Google 627 1,028 1,452
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 3.14% 3.70% 3.36%
As % of the Vendors category 8.29% 9.44% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 748 1,035
Median daily rate £525 £550 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +1.85% +13.68%
10th Percentile £363 £352 £341
90th Percentile £694 £725 £700
England median daily rate £500 £500 £515
% change year-on-year - -2.91% +14.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 11
Median hourly rate £26.00 £24.00 £18.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +28.62% -30.89%
10th Percentile £22.50 £20.60 £9.25
90th Percentile £51.87 £37.37 £32.50
England median hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year +33.33% +23.03% -40.80%

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 7,561 10,885 17,072
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.83% 39.18% 39.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,053 7,537 11,549
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £306 £255 £285
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
England median daily rate £473 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 190 265
Median hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.95% +7.69% -2.50%
10th Percentile £13.72 £12.44 £12.60
90th Percentile £68.00 £48.88 £39.10
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.70 £17.50
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.86% +1.01%

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 3 March 2021.

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 3 March 2021.

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 3 March 2021. 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 -26 66 £500 -9.09% 112
West London +27 15 £620 +18.66% 24
East London +13 6 £517 +8.84% 28
South London +49 3 £375 -25.00%
North London +4 1 - - 3
Google
England

For the 6 months to 3 March 2021, 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.

1 423 (67.46%) GCP
2 214 (34.13%) AWS
3 199 (31.74%) DevOps
4 196 (31.26%) Azure
5 178 (28.39%) Agile Software Development
6 166 (26.48%) Python
7 164 (26.16%) Java
8 163 (26.00%) Kubernetes
9 145 (23.13%) Finance
10 123 (19.62%) SQL
11 122 (19.46%) Banking
12 115 (18.34%) Microservices
13 114 (18.18%) Terraform
14 105 (16.75%) Analytics
15 101 (16.11%) BigQuery
16 99 (15.79%) Jenkins
17 91 (14.51%) Docker
18 71 (11.32%) Microsoft
19 68 (10.85%) JavaScript
20 67 (10.69%) ETL
20 67 (10.69%) Migration
21 62 (9.89%) Node.js
22 59 (9.41%) Data Warehouse
22 59 (9.41%) Git (software)
23 58 (9.25%) Big Data
24 57 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
25 56 (8.93%) Google Analytics
26 55 (8.77%) TDD
27 54 (8.61%) Ansible
27 54 (8.61%) React

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 35 (5.58%) Apache
2 31 (4.94%) Apache Spark
3 20 (3.19%) nginx
4 18 (2.87%) CMS
5 15 (2.39%) Apache Airflow
6 14 (2.23%) Confluence
7 10 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
8 8 (1.28%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (0.96%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.64%) Alfresco
11 4 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.64%) Documentum
11 4 (0.64%) SAS
11 4 (0.64%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.48%) IIS
12 3 (0.48%) Mule
12 3 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (1.12%) Sketch
4 6 (0.96%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.80%) Adobe XD
6 4 (0.64%) Chatbot
6 4 (0.64%) InVision
6 4 (0.64%) Zeplin
7 2 (0.32%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.32%) Figma
7 2 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.80%) Sentinel
2 3 (0.48%) Magento
3 2 (0.32%) Shopify
3 2 (0.32%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.16%) Maximo
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 423 (67.46%) GCP
2 214 (34.13%) AWS
3 196 (31.26%) Azure
4 56 (8.93%) Google Analytics
5 48 (7.66%) IaaS
6 45 (7.18%) PaaS
7 40 (6.38%) GitHub
8 38 (6.06%) Serverless
9 26 (4.15%) Cloud Computing
10 25 (3.99%) Apigee
11 24 (3.83%) AWS Lambda
12 18 (2.87%) Amazon ECS
13 16 (2.55%) SaaS
14 14 (2.23%) Cloud Functions
14 14 (2.23%) Google Docs
15 12 (1.91%) npm
16 11 (1.75%) Power Platform
17 10 (1.59%) G Suite
18 8 (1.28%) Amazon S3
18 8 (1.28%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.91%) HTTP
1 12 (1.91%) Network Security
2 9 (1.44%) DNS
2 9 (1.44%) Firewall
3 8 (1.28%) SSL
4 7 (1.12%) Internet
5 6 (0.96%) Multicast
5 6 (0.96%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.80%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (0.80%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (0.80%) Intranet
6 5 (0.80%) SAN
6 5 (0.80%) SSH
6 5 (0.80%) WAN
7 4 (0.64%) DHCP
7 4 (0.64%) FCoE
7 4 (0.64%) iSCSI
7 4 (0.64%) LAN
7 4 (0.64%) NAS
8 3 (0.48%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (16.11%) BigQuery
2 59 (9.41%) Data Warehouse
3 58 (9.25%) Big Data
4 45 (7.18%) PostgreSQL
5 33 (5.26%) Cloud Spanner
5 33 (5.26%) NoSQL
6 31 (4.94%) Bigtable
6 31 (4.94%) MySQL
7 26 (4.15%) SQL Server
8 25 (3.99%) Hadoop
9 24 (3.83%) Amazon Redshift
10 22 (3.51%) Tableau
11 19 (3.03%) Relational Database
12 16 (2.55%) MongoDB
13 12 (1.91%) HBase
14 11 (1.75%) Power BI
15 10 (1.59%) Data Mart
16 9 (1.44%) DB2
17 8 (1.28%) Apache Hive
17 8 (1.28%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 99 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 59 (9.41%) Git (software)
3 51 (8.13%) JIRA
4 31 (4.94%) Maven
5 29 (4.63%) GitLab
6 26 (4.15%) CircleCI
7 18 (2.87%) Artifactory
8 15 (2.39%) gulp
9 14 (2.23%) Travis CI
10 12 (1.91%) Gradle
10 12 (1.91%) Sonatype Nexus
11 11 (1.75%) webpack
12 10 (1.59%) git-flow
13 9 (1.44%) Cucumber
14 8 (1.28%) Selenium
15 6 (0.96%) Axure RP
15 6 (0.96%) Bitbucket
15 6 (0.96%) JUnit
15 6 (0.96%) Spinnaker
16 5 (0.80%) RStudio
General
1 145 (23.13%) Finance
2 122 (19.46%) Banking
3 37 (5.90%) Marketing
4 23 (3.67%) Public Sector
5 19 (3.03%) Retail
6 13 (2.07%) Front Office
7 11 (1.75%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.44%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.28%) Retail Banking
10 7 (1.12%) Automotive
10 7 (1.12%) Legal
11 6 (0.96%) Back Office
11 6 (0.96%) Publishing
12 5 (0.80%) Games
12 5 (0.80%) Local Government
13 4 (0.64%) Advertising
13 4 (0.64%) Law
13 4 (0.64%) Polish Language
14 3 (0.48%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 143 (22.81%) Developer
2 120 (19.14%) Architect
3 63 (10.05%) Data Engineer
4 61 (9.73%) DevOps Engineer
5 56 (8.93%) Cloud Engineer
6 50 (7.97%) Cloud Architect
7 45 (7.18%) Java Developer
8 38 (6.06%) Analyst
9 32 (5.10%) Java Engineer
10 26 (4.15%) Security Architect
11 23 (3.67%) AWS Developer
11 23 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
12 22 (3.51%) AWS Engineer
13 19 (3.03%) Full Stack Developer
13 19 (3.03%) React Developer
14 18 (2.87%) Consultant
14 18 (2.87%) Data Architect
14 18 (2.87%) Project Manager
15 16 (2.55%) SQL Developer
16 15 (2.39%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (9.89%) Node.js
2 54 (8.61%) React
3 47 (7.50%) Web Services
4 45 (7.18%) HTML
5 39 (6.22%) CSS
6 34 (5.42%) OAuth
6 34 (5.42%) REST
7 32 (5.10%) GraphQL
8 30 (4.78%) RESTful
9 28 (4.47%) .NET
9 28 (4.47%) JSON
9 28 (4.47%) Kafka
10 26 (4.15%) AngularJS
11 24 (3.83%) Redux
12 21 (3.35%) gRPC
12 21 (3.35%) Spring
13 20 (3.19%) Swagger
14 19 (3.03%) Protocol Buffers
15 17 (2.71%) Jest
16 13 (2.07%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 57 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (6.38%) Public Cloud
3 33 (5.26%) User Experience
4 32 (5.10%) Cloud Native
5 25 (3.99%) Hedge funds
6 24 (3.83%) Hybrid Cloud
7 22 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
8 20 (3.19%) Data Structures
9 18 (2.87%) iPad
10 16 (2.55%) Credit Risk
11 13 (2.07%) Data Centre
11 13 (2.07%) Mobile App
12 12 (1.91%) Fixed Income
12 12 (1.91%) FMCG
12 12 (1.91%) Social Media
13 10 (1.59%) Algorithms
13 10 (1.59%) Management Information System
14 9 (1.44%) Derivative
15 8 (1.28%) Virtual Team
16 7 (1.12%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 53 (8.45%) Linux
2 30 (4.78%) Windows
3 23 (3.67%) Android
3 23 (3.67%) Unix
4 16 (2.55%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.64%) Solaris
6 2 (0.32%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.32%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.32%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (31.74%) DevOps
2 178 (28.39%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (18.34%) Microservices
4 105 (16.75%) Analytics
5 67 (10.69%) ETL
5 67 (10.69%) Migration
6 55 (8.77%) TDD
7 53 (8.45%) Software Engineering
8 40 (6.38%) Scrum
9 39 (6.22%) Data Engineering
9 39 (6.22%) E-Commerce
10 37 (5.90%) Open Source
11 36 (5.74%) Mentoring
11 36 (5.74%) Problem-Solving
12 35 (5.58%) BDD
13 34 (5.42%) Infrastructure as Code
14 32 (5.10%) Cybersecurity
15 31 (4.94%) Project Management
16 30 (4.78%) Data Science
17 29 (4.63%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 166 (26.48%) Python
2 164 (26.16%) Java
3 123 (19.62%) SQL
4 68 (10.85%) JavaScript
5 33 (5.26%) Go
6 27 (4.31%) TypeScript
7 21 (3.35%) C#
7 21 (3.35%) Scala
8 19 (3.03%) Ruby
9 14 (2.23%) Groovy
10 13 (2.07%) Java 8
11 12 (1.91%) Bash Shell
11 12 (1.91%) R
12 11 (1.75%) Perl
12 11 (1.75%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.44%) ES6
14 8 (1.28%) PHP
14 8 (1.28%) PowerShell
14 8 (1.28%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.12%) C++
Qualifications
1 32 (5.10%) Degree
2 17 (2.71%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.23%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (0.96%) CISSP
5 6 (0.96%) Sun Certification
6 5 (0.80%) CISM
7 4 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.64%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.64%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.64%) PMP
7 4 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.48%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.48%) CCNA
8 3 (0.48%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.48%) PhD
9 2 (0.32%) AAT
9 2 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.32%) CCAB
9 2 (0.32%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.94%) QA
2 7 (1.12%) GDPR
2 7 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.12%) NCSC
3 6 (0.96%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 6 (0.96%) PMO
4 5 (0.80%) NIST
5 4 (0.64%) Basel III
5 4 (0.64%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.48%) Actionable Recommendations
6 3 (0.48%) WCAG
7 2 (0.32%) SLA
8 1 (0.16%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.16%) IFRS
8 1 (0.16%) ISO 15022
8 1 (0.16%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.16%) MiFID
8 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 91 (14.51%) Docker
2 19 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.71%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (1.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (1.28%) Active Directory
6 7 (1.12%) vSphere
6 7 (1.12%) Xen
7 6 (0.96%) NFS
8 5 (0.80%) HDFS
8 5 (0.80%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.80%) KVM
9 4 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.64%) SRDF
9 4 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.16%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 163 (26.00%) Kubernetes
2 114 (18.18%) Terraform
3 54 (8.61%) Ansible
4 20 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (3.03%) Puppet
6 16 (2.55%) Argo
7 10 (1.59%) Istio
8 9 (1.44%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 8 (1.28%) vRealize
10 7 (1.12%) Packer
10 7 (1.12%) Prometheus
11 5 (0.80%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.64%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (0.64%) HP SIM
12 4 (0.64%) Icinga
12 4 (0.64%) Nagios
12 4 (0.64%) Opsview
13 3 (0.48%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
13 3 (0.48%) Grafana
13 3 (0.48%) Kibana
Vendors
1 71 (11.32%) Microsoft
2 42 (6.70%) Oracle
3 25 (3.99%) VMware
4 22 (3.51%) Apple
5 20 (3.19%) IBM
6 19 (3.03%) Adobe
7 14 (2.23%) Facebook
7 14 (2.23%) Splunk
8 13 (2.07%) AppDynamics
8 13 (2.07%) SAP
9 12 (1.91%) MuleSoft
10 10 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (1.28%) HP
12 7 (1.12%) Cisco
12 7 (1.12%) EMC
12 7 (1.12%) NetApp
13 5 (0.80%) CA
13 5 (0.80%) ION Trading
13 5 (0.80%) Sitecore
13 5 (0.80%) Teradata