Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 168 162
Rank change year-on-year +84 -6 +57
Contract jobs citing Google 1,422 792 734
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.02% 1.67% 1.65%
As % of the Vendors category 7.54% 4.13% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 992 597 529
London median daily rate £525 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £338 £200 £206
90th Percentile £700 £625 £575
England median daily rate £500 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +11.11% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 13
London median hourly rate £18.66 £27.09 £16.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.12% +65.18% -23.03%
10th Percentile £14.20 £25.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £76.25 £35.62 £160.00
England median hourly rate £15.85 £27.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -41.30% +35.00% -4.76%

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 18,867 19,195 19,116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.06% 40.42% 43.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,810 13,075 12,683
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £278 £263 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 300 293
London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.14 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% 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 13 December 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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +76 302 £513 +2.50% 121
West London +29 61 £475 +11.76% 103
East London -14 31 £265 -33.75% 38
South London -19 9 £550 +25.71% 9
North London -2 4 £575 +9.52% 3
Google
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 767 (53.94%) Google Cloud Platform
2 550 (38.68%) Amazon AWS
3 479 (33.68%) Agile Software Development
4 346 (24.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 344 (24.19%) DevOps
6 343 (24.12%) Python
7 325 (22.86%) JavaScript
8 303 (21.31%) SQL
9 301 (21.17%) Analytics
10 297 (20.89%) Docker
11 288 (20.25%) Java
12 267 (18.78%) Linux
13 252 (17.72%) Kubernetes
14 244 (17.16%) Finance
15 235 (16.53%) Jenkins
16 212 (14.91%) Continuous Integration
17 195 (13.71%) Ansible
18 188 (13.22%) Microservices
19 182 (12.80%) TDD
20 168 (11.81%) Google Analytics
21 163 (11.46%) Node.js
22 157 (11.04%) Terraform
23 156 (10.97%) Git (software)
24 153 (10.76%) BigQuery
25 145 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
25 145 (10.20%) HTML
26 143 (10.06%) Scrum
27 142 (9.99%) Microsoft
28 140 (9.85%) Banking
29 134 (9.42%) CSS

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 70 (4.92%) Apache
2 69 (4.85%) Apache Spark
3 67 (4.71%) Confluence
4 61 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
5 35 (2.46%) SharePoint
6 29 (2.04%) nginx
7 28 (1.97%) Tomcat
8 27 (1.90%) CMS
9 23 (1.62%) SAS
10 20 (1.41%) Jetty
11 19 (1.34%) IIS
11 19 (1.34%) OpenStack
12 18 (1.27%) Apache Airflow
12 18 (1.27%) WebSphere
13 17 (1.20%) Mongrel
14 16 (1.13%) Cloud Foundry
15 13 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 8 (0.56%) Apache Pig
16 8 (0.56%) Apache Solr
17 7 (0.49%) Mule
Applications
1 32 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (1.97%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (1.55%) Photoshop
4 16 (1.13%) Adobe Illustrator
5 15 (1.05%) Chatbot
5 15 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.49%) InDesign
7 7 (0.49%) InVision
8 6 (0.42%) Fireworks
9 5 (0.35%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.28%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.21%) MS Visio
11 3 (0.21%) SPSS
12 2 (0.14%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.070%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.56%) FastStats
2 5 (0.35%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.21%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.14%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.070%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.070%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.070%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 767 (53.94%) Google Cloud Platform
2 550 (38.68%) Amazon AWS
3 346 (24.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 168 (11.81%) Google Analytics
5 73 (5.13%) G Suite
6 67 (4.71%) GitHub
7 59 (4.15%) Google App Engine
8 56 (3.94%) SaaS
9 51 (3.59%) Office 365
10 50 (3.52%) IaaS
11 46 (3.23%) Google Tag Manager
11 46 (3.23%) PaaS
12 36 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
13 35 (2.46%) AWS CloudFormation
14 34 (2.39%) Serverless
15 32 (2.25%) Adobe Analytics
16 29 (2.04%) Stackdriver
17 28 (1.97%) Google Play
18 27 (1.90%) AdWords
19 25 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 54 (3.80%) Firewall
2 51 (3.59%) DNS
3 47 (3.31%) HTTP
4 39 (2.74%) TCP/IP
5 36 (2.53%) VPN
6 24 (1.69%) SSL
7 23 (1.62%) Internet
8 20 (1.41%) DHCP
9 19 (1.34%) IPsec
9 19 (1.34%) LAN
10 17 (1.20%) WAN
11 15 (1.05%) FTP
12 14 (0.98%) Network Security
13 13 (0.91%) WLAN
14 9 (0.63%) AMQP
14 9 (0.63%) DSL
14 9 (0.63%) Ethernet
14 9 (0.63%) ICMP
14 9 (0.63%) Kerberos
15 8 (0.56%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (10.76%) BigQuery
2 114 (8.02%) Big Data
3 92 (6.47%) Hadoop
4 77 (5.41%) MongoDB
5 68 (4.78%) Relational Database
6 67 (4.71%) NoSQL
7 63 (4.43%) SQL Server
8 56 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
9 53 (3.73%) MySQL
10 36 (2.53%) Apache Hive
11 34 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
12 27 (1.90%) Redis
13 25 (1.76%) Looker
14 24 (1.69%) Power BI
15 23 (1.62%) Data Lake
15 23 (1.62%) HBase
16 22 (1.55%) Amazon Redshift
17 18 (1.27%) Presto
18 16 (1.13%) Bigtable
18 16 (1.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 235 (16.53%) Jenkins
2 156 (10.97%) Git (software)
3 120 (8.44%) JIRA
4 49 (3.45%) JUnit
5 43 (3.02%) Maven
5 43 (3.02%) Selenium
6 34 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 33 (2.32%) Subversion
7 33 (2.32%) Travis CI
8 30 (2.11%) webpack
9 27 (1.90%) Hudson
10 26 (1.83%) Cucumber
11 25 (1.76%) Bitbucket
12 22 (1.55%) Babel
13 21 (1.48%) Sonatype Nexus
14 20 (1.41%) GitLab
15 19 (1.34%) TeamCity
16 16 (1.13%) GoCD
16 16 (1.13%) Gradle
17 15 (1.05%) Vagrant
General
1 244 (17.16%) Finance
2 140 (9.85%) Banking
3 123 (8.65%) Marketing
4 55 (3.87%) Retail
5 43 (3.02%) Publishing
6 33 (2.32%) Advertising
7 30 (2.11%) Games
8 22 (1.55%) Telecoms
9 17 (1.20%) Front Office
10 16 (1.13%) Investment Banking
11 14 (0.98%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.63%) Legal
13 8 (0.56%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.49%) Back Office
15 5 (0.35%) Automotive
15 5 (0.35%) Billing
15 5 (0.35%) Electronics
15 5 (0.35%) French Language
15 5 (0.35%) Law
15 5 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 440 (30.94%) Developer
2 172 (12.10%) DevOps Engineer
3 140 (9.85%) Architect
4 127 (8.93%) Analyst
5 118 (8.30%) Cloud Engineer
6 93 (6.54%) Java Developer
7 75 (5.27%) Data Engineer
8 71 (4.99%) Cloud Architect
8 71 (4.99%) Senior Developer
9 69 (4.85%) Consultant
10 48 (3.38%) Full Stack Developer
11 47 (3.31%) React Developer
12 43 (3.02%) Business Analyst
13 40 (2.81%) Big Data Engineer
14 39 (2.74%) JavaScript Developer
15 35 (2.46%) Python Developer
16 34 (2.39%) Project Manager
17 33 (2.32%) Android Developer
18 30 (2.11%) Scala Developer
19 28 (1.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (11.46%) Node.js
2 145 (10.20%) HTML
3 134 (9.42%) CSS
4 128 (9.00%) Web Services
5 117 (8.23%) React
6 115 (8.09%) AngularJS
7 113 (7.95%) Spring
8 112 (7.88%) RESTful
9 95 (6.68%) REST
10 82 (5.77%) Kafka
11 80 (5.63%) .NET
12 65 (4.57%) JSON
13 59 (4.15%) HTML5
14 50 (3.52%) Spring Boot
15 48 (3.38%) Django
15 48 (3.38%) Sass
16 44 (3.09%) Elastic Stack
17 43 (3.02%) Vue.js
18 37 (2.60%) XML
19 35 (2.46%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 114 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (7.52%) User Experience
3 56 (3.94%) Algorithms
4 54 (3.80%) Mobile App
4 54 (3.80%) Public Cloud
5 52 (3.66%) Fintech
6 49 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
7 40 (2.81%) Data Structures
7 40 (2.81%) Device Driver
8 34 (2.39%) Data Centre
9 26 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
10 25 (1.76%) Social Media
11 20 (1.41%) Blog
12 18 (1.27%) Hedge funds
13 17 (1.20%) Management Information System
14 16 (1.13%) Cloud Native
14 16 (1.13%) Embedded Systems
15 15 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
16 13 (0.91%) Biotechnology
16 13 (0.91%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 267 (18.78%) Linux
2 128 (9.00%) Windows
3 72 (5.06%) Unix
4 71 (4.99%) Android
5 45 (3.16%) Ubuntu
6 41 (2.88%) CentOS
7 37 (2.60%) Apple iOS
8 30 (2.11%) Windows Server
9 26 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (1.27%) Mac OS X
11 12 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (0.70%) Windows 10
12 10 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (0.63%) Mac OS
13 9 (0.63%) Solaris
14 7 (0.49%) DC/OS
14 7 (0.49%) Mesosphere
15 6 (0.42%) Windows 7
15 6 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (0.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 479 (33.68%) Agile Software Development
2 344 (24.19%) DevOps
3 301 (21.17%) Analytics
4 212 (14.91%) Continuous Integration
5 188 (13.22%) Microservices
6 182 (12.80%) TDD
7 145 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
8 143 (10.06%) Scrum
9 124 (8.72%) E-Commerce
10 119 (8.37%) Migration
11 114 (8.02%) Open Source
12 106 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
13 102 (7.17%) Test Automation
14 100 (7.03%) Software Engineering
15 90 (6.33%) BDD
15 90 (6.33%) Configuration Management
16 84 (5.91%) Data Science
17 78 (5.49%) Data Modelling
18 75 (5.27%) Computer Science
18 75 (5.27%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 343 (24.12%) Python
2 325 (22.86%) JavaScript
3 303 (21.31%) SQL
4 288 (20.25%) Java
5 96 (6.75%) Scala
6 88 (6.19%) Go
7 84 (5.91%) Bash Shell
8 61 (4.29%) Ruby
9 60 (4.22%) C#
10 49 (3.45%) Java 8
11 46 (3.23%) ES6
12 45 (3.16%) PowerShell
13 44 (3.09%) TypeScript
14 35 (2.46%) R
15 34 (2.39%) PHP
16 33 (2.32%) C++
17 25 (1.76%) C
18 21 (1.48%) Shell Script
19 20 (1.41%) Kotlin
19 20 (1.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 95 (6.68%) Degree
2 47 (3.31%) Security Cleared
3 38 (2.67%) SC Cleared
4 32 (2.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 30 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
6 23 (1.62%) PhD
7 20 (1.41%) Master's Degree
8 17 (1.20%) CISSP
9 14 (0.98%) ISSMP
9 14 (0.98%) RHCE
10 13 (0.91%) CISA
10 13 (0.91%) CISM
11 12 (0.84%) CSSLP
12 11 (0.77%) ISSAP
13 10 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (0.56%) AWS Certification
16 7 (0.49%) MCSE
16 7 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 6 (0.42%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (2.74%) QA
2 13 (0.91%) GDPR
2 13 (0.91%) HIPAA
3 12 (0.84%) FedRAMP
4 11 (0.77%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.70%) PSD2
6 8 (0.56%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.49%) Actionable Recommendations
8 5 (0.35%) PMO
9 4 (0.28%) SLA
10 3 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.070%) OASIS TOSCA
11 1 (0.070%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 297 (20.89%) Docker
2 49 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (2.67%) Active Directory
4 21 (1.48%) Hyper-V
5 19 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
6 18 (1.27%) Xen
7 15 (1.05%) HDFS
7 15 (1.05%) VirtualBox
8 12 (0.84%) vSphere
9 7 (0.49%) OpenAM
10 6 (0.42%) vCloud
11 5 (0.35%) Slurm Workload Manager
12 4 (0.28%) Apache Flume
12 4 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.21%) LXC
13 3 (0.21%) Shibboleth
14 2 (0.14%) KVM
14 2 (0.14%) NFS
14 2 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 252 (17.72%) Kubernetes
2 195 (13.71%) Ansible
3 157 (11.04%) Terraform
4 95 (6.68%) Opscode Chef
5 89 (6.26%) Puppet
6 36 (2.53%) Prometheus
7 33 (2.32%) Nagios
8 30 (2.11%) Grafana
9 29 (2.04%) Kibana
10 23 (1.62%) Packer
11 20 (1.41%) Icinga
11 20 (1.41%) Istio
11 20 (1.41%) logstash
12 18 (1.27%) Hadoop YARN
13 17 (1.20%) Mesos
13 17 (1.20%) Single Sign-On
14 13 (0.91%) Salt
15 10 (0.70%) Docker Swarm
16 8 (0.56%) NetBackup
17 7 (0.49%) Oozie
Vendors
1 142 (9.99%) Microsoft
2 80 (5.63%) Oracle
3 78 (5.49%) Adobe
4 74 (5.20%) VMware
5 73 (5.13%) Tableau
6 52 (3.66%) Splunk
7 42 (2.95%) Red Hat
8 36 (2.53%) New Relic
9 34 (2.39%) IBM
10 30 (2.11%) Apple
10 30 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
11 28 (1.97%) Atlassian
12 22 (1.55%) Facebook
12 22 (1.55%) Twitter
13 16 (1.13%) Citrix
13 16 (1.13%) SAP
14 14 (0.98%) Cisco
15 13 (0.91%) Okta
15 13 (0.91%) ServiceNow
15 13 (0.91%) Tealium