Period
to 23 March 2019

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 23 March 2019 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
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 140 183
Rank change year-on-year +69 +43 +32
Contract jobs citing Google 1,484 952 609
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.45% 2.03% 1.51%
As % of the Vendors category 8.57% 5.09% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,012 700 441
London median daily rate £538 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.16% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £338 £210 £205
90th Percentile £700 £625 £588
England median daily rate £513 £450 £405
% change year-on-year +13.89% +11.11% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 14
London median hourly rate £14.00 £27.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.15% +42.11% -4.59%
10th Percentile £9.25 £17.02 £10.25
90th Percentile £30.95 £35.56 £121.50
England median hourly rate £15.85 £26.60 £19.00
% change year-on-year -40.40% +39.97% +15.15%

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 17,307 18,701 17,282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.22% 39.79% 42.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,601 12,689 11,561
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £300 £263 £273
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £455 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 345 257
London median hourly rate £20.33 £21.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.47% +4.88% +2.50%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.81 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.09 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -8.11%

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 23 March 2019.

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 23 March 2019.

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 23 March 2019. 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 +91 335 £525 +5.00% 48
West London +24 50 £450 - 19
East London -28 30 £265 -41.92% 5
South London +15 15 £425 - 8
North London 0 9 £575 - 4
Google
England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, 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.

1 898 (60.51%) Google Cloud Platform
2 661 (44.54%) Amazon AWS
3 457 (30.80%) Agile Software Development
4 425 (28.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 413 (27.83%) Python
6 380 (25.61%) DevOps
7 327 (22.04%) Java
8 309 (20.82%) Finance
9 304 (20.49%) JavaScript
9 304 (20.49%) Docker
10 291 (19.61%) Kubernetes
11 274 (18.46%) Analytics
12 252 (16.98%) Jenkins
13 240 (16.17%) SQL
14 238 (16.04%) Linux
15 216 (14.56%) Continuous Integration
16 209 (14.08%) Microservices
17 187 (12.60%) Big Data
18 180 (12.13%) Node.js
19 178 (11.99%) TDD
20 169 (11.39%) Microsoft
21 162 (10.92%) Git (software)
22 160 (10.78%) Terraform
23 159 (10.71%) Web Services
24 155 (10.44%) Ansible
25 149 (10.04%) Data Science
26 144 (9.70%) Banking
27 143 (9.64%) Scrum
28 135 (9.10%) BigQuery
29 127 (8.56%) Google Analytics

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
1 123 (8.29%) Apache Spark
2 104 (7.01%) Apache
3 54 (3.64%) Confluence
4 50 (3.37%) Apache Airflow
5 48 (3.23%) nginx
6 43 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
7 38 (2.56%) Tomcat
8 32 (2.16%) IIS
9 29 (1.95%) Jetty
9 29 (1.95%) Mongrel
9 29 (1.95%) WebSphere
10 24 (1.62%) CMS
10 24 (1.62%) SharePoint
11 21 (1.42%) SAS
12 16 (1.08%) Apache Solr
13 12 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
13 12 (0.81%) Jupyter
14 11 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 11 (0.74%) Apache Pig
15 9 (0.61%) OpenStack
Applications
1 49 (3.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
5 14 (0.94%) Chatbot
6 6 (0.40%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.34%) InDesign
8 4 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.20%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.20%) InVision
10 2 (0.13%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.13%) SPSS
11 1 (0.067%) Revit
Business Applications
1 9 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.54%) FastStats
2 8 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.40%) Distributed Ledger
4 4 (0.27%) Shopify
5 3 (0.20%) Eikon
6 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.13%) Magento
6 2 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.067%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.067%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.067%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 898 (60.51%) Google Cloud Platform
2 661 (44.54%) Amazon AWS
3 425 (28.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 127 (8.56%) Google Analytics
5 71 (4.78%) GitHub
6 69 (4.65%) Google App Engine
7 64 (4.31%) Cloud Computing
8 57 (3.84%) SaaS
8 57 (3.84%) Stackdriver
9 55 (3.71%) Serverless
10 49 (3.30%) G Suite
11 46 (3.10%) Apigee
11 46 (3.10%) IaaS
12 44 (2.96%) Office 365
12 44 (2.96%) PaaS
13 38 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
14 36 (2.43%) Google Tag Manager
15 33 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
16 31 (2.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 28 (1.89%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 65 (4.38%) Firewall
2 64 (4.31%) DNS
3 55 (3.71%) HTTP
4 54 (3.64%) VPN
5 50 (3.37%) SSL
6 46 (3.10%) TCP/IP
7 37 (2.49%) DHCP
8 33 (2.22%) IPsec
9 31 (2.09%) FTP
10 25 (1.68%) LAN
11 24 (1.62%) Network Security
11 24 (1.62%) WAN
12 17 (1.15%) WLAN
13 16 (1.08%) Internet
14 15 (1.01%) BGP
14 15 (1.01%) OSPF
15 13 (0.88%) DSL
15 13 (0.88%) MPLS
16 8 (0.54%) Skype
17 7 (0.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (12.60%) Big Data
2 135 (9.10%) BigQuery
3 113 (7.61%) Hadoop
4 92 (6.20%) MongoDB
5 80 (5.39%) NoSQL
6 61 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
7 58 (3.91%) Apache Hive
8 57 (3.84%) Relational Database
9 51 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
10 47 (3.17%) MySQL
11 46 (3.10%) SQL Server
12 41 (2.76%) Apache Cassandra
12 41 (2.76%) Redis
13 33 (2.22%) Data Lake
14 30 (2.02%) HBase
15 16 (1.08%) Looker
16 15 (1.01%) Bigtable
16 15 (1.01%) Parquet
17 14 (0.94%) Sqoop
18 13 (0.88%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 252 (16.98%) Jenkins
2 162 (10.92%) Git (software)
3 88 (5.93%) JIRA
4 48 (3.23%) JUnit
5 47 (3.17%) Maven
6 43 (2.90%) Selenium
7 42 (2.83%) Travis CI
8 36 (2.43%) Sonatype Nexus
9 29 (1.95%) Subversion
10 27 (1.82%) TeamCity
11 25 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 25 (1.68%) Cucumber
12 24 (1.62%) gulp
13 23 (1.55%) GitLab
14 18 (1.21%) Bitbucket
14 18 (1.21%) Hudson
14 18 (1.21%) SpecFlow
15 17 (1.15%) CircleCI
15 17 (1.15%) Gradle
16 16 (1.08%) Mockito
General
1 309 (20.82%) Finance
2 144 (9.70%) Banking
3 109 (7.35%) Marketing
4 63 (4.25%) Retail
5 37 (2.49%) Publishing
6 29 (1.95%) Investment Banking
7 26 (1.75%) Advertising
8 24 (1.62%) Front Office
9 18 (1.21%) Financial Institution
10 16 (1.08%) Games
11 15 (1.01%) Telecoms
12 12 (0.81%) Billing
13 11 (0.74%) Automotive
14 10 (0.67%) Manufacturing
15 9 (0.61%) Legal
16 7 (0.47%) Back Office
17 5 (0.34%) Electronics
18 4 (0.27%) Digital Economy
18 4 (0.27%) Retail Banking
19 2 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 404 (27.22%) Developer
2 185 (12.47%) DevOps Engineer
3 158 (10.65%) Architect
4 132 (8.89%) Cloud Engineer
5 126 (8.49%) Analyst
5 126 (8.49%) Data Engineer
6 92 (6.20%) Java Developer
7 81 (5.46%) Cloud Architect
8 78 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 66 (4.45%) Big Data Engineer
10 64 (4.31%) Python Engineer
11 59 (3.98%) Consultant
12 53 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
13 40 (2.70%) JavaScript Developer
14 38 (2.56%) AWS Engineer
15 36 (2.43%) Python Developer
16 35 (2.36%) Project Manager
17 33 (2.22%) Security Engineer
18 32 (2.16%) Data Analyst
19 31 (2.09%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (12.13%) Node.js
2 159 (10.71%) Web Services
3 122 (8.22%) HTML
4 119 (8.02%) RESTful
5 117 (7.88%) Spring
6 116 (7.82%) CSS
7 115 (7.75%) React
8 112 (7.55%) AngularJS
9 109 (7.35%) REST
10 78 (5.26%) Kafka
11 77 (5.19%) .NET
12 55 (3.71%) PySpark
13 50 (3.37%) J2EE
14 46 (3.10%) HTML5
14 46 (3.10%) Servlets
15 45 (3.03%) GraphQL
15 45 (3.03%) JSON
16 38 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
17 37 (2.49%) Spring Boot
18 36 (2.43%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 121 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (6.60%) User Experience
3 78 (5.26%) Fintech
4 62 (4.18%) Public Cloud
5 51 (3.44%) Mobile App
6 49 (3.30%) Algorithms
6 49 (3.30%) Greenfield Project
7 29 (1.95%) Data Centre
8 28 (1.89%) Data Structures
9 25 (1.68%) Hedge funds
10 23 (1.55%) Blog
10 23 (1.55%) iPad
11 22 (1.48%) Device Driver
12 19 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 19 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
13 18 (1.21%) Cloud Native
14 16 (1.08%) Private Cloud
15 13 (0.88%) Enterprise Cloud
15 13 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
15 13 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 238 (16.04%) Linux
2 106 (7.14%) Windows
3 65 (4.38%) Android
4 62 (4.18%) Unix
5 40 (2.70%) Apple iOS
6 37 (2.49%) Ubuntu
7 27 (1.82%) CentOS
8 23 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (1.28%) Windows Server
10 11 (0.74%) Mac OS X
11 10 (0.67%) Windows 10
11 10 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (0.61%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.27%) Debian
14 4 (0.27%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.27%) Solaris
15 2 (0.13%) DC/OS
15 2 (0.13%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 457 (30.80%) Agile Software Development
2 380 (25.61%) DevOps
3 274 (18.46%) Analytics
4 216 (14.56%) Continuous Integration
5 209 (14.08%) Microservices
6 178 (11.99%) TDD
7 149 (10.04%) Data Science
8 143 (9.64%) Scrum
9 125 (8.42%) Problem-Solving
10 121 (8.15%) Open Source
11 120 (8.09%) E-Commerce
12 119 (8.02%) Configuration Management
13 107 (7.21%) Migration
14 105 (7.08%) Software Engineering
15 102 (6.87%) Test Automation
16 100 (6.74%) BDD
17 93 (6.27%) Kanban
18 92 (6.20%) Machine Learning
19 75 (5.05%) Continuous Delivery
20 74 (4.99%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 413 (27.83%) Python
2 327 (22.04%) Java
3 304 (20.49%) JavaScript
4 240 (16.17%) SQL
5 99 (6.67%) Scala
6 82 (5.53%) Go
7 80 (5.39%) C#
8 72 (4.85%) Bash Shell
9 64 (4.31%) Ruby
10 55 (3.71%) TypeScript
11 41 (2.76%) PowerShell
12 40 (2.70%) R
13 31 (2.09%) Groovy
13 31 (2.09%) Java 8
14 28 (1.89%) C++
14 28 (1.89%) Perl
15 26 (1.75%) Kotlin
16 24 (1.62%) PHP
17 23 (1.55%) ES6
18 22 (1.48%) C
Qualifications
1 90 (6.06%) Degree
2 40 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (2.02%) Security Cleared
4 26 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
4 26 (1.75%) PhD
5 24 (1.62%) CISSP
6 23 (1.55%) SC Cleared
7 22 (1.48%) CISM
7 22 (1.48%) ISSMP
8 21 (1.42%) CISA
8 21 (1.42%) Master's Degree
9 16 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (1.08%) CSSLP
10 15 (1.01%) ISSAP
11 14 (0.94%) CCIE
12 9 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (0.54%) RHCE
14 7 (0.47%) CISMP
14 7 (0.47%) MCSE
15 6 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.37%) QA
2 18 (1.21%) PCI DSS
3 17 (1.15%) GDPR
3 17 (1.15%) HIPAA
4 15 (1.01%) FedRAMP
5 12 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.74%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.47%) PSD2
8 6 (0.40%) SLA
9 5 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
10 4 (0.27%) Actionable Recommendations
11 3 (0.20%) PMO
12 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 2 (0.13%) MiFID
12 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.067%) OASIS TOSCA
13 1 (0.067%) SEPA
System Software
1 304 (20.49%) Docker
2 54 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (2.29%) Active Directory
4 31 (2.09%) HDFS
5 30 (2.02%) Xen
6 14 (0.94%) Hyper-V
7 13 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (0.74%) Apache Flume
9 10 (0.67%) vSphere
10 9 (0.61%) VirtualBox
11 6 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 6 (0.40%) vCloud
12 3 (0.20%) KVM
12 3 (0.20%) Shibboleth
13 2 (0.13%) etcd
13 2 (0.13%) LXC
13 2 (0.13%) OpenAM
14 1 (0.067%) Ceph
14 1 (0.067%) iptables
14 1 (0.067%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 291 (19.61%) Kubernetes
2 160 (10.78%) Terraform
3 155 (10.44%) Ansible
4 120 (8.09%) Puppet
5 100 (6.74%) Opscode Chef
6 42 (2.83%) Istio
7 32 (2.16%) Grafana
8 26 (1.75%) Hadoop YARN
9 22 (1.48%) Prometheus
10 21 (1.42%) Nagios
11 20 (1.35%) Packer
12 18 (1.21%) Icinga
13 17 (1.15%) Kibana
14 16 (1.08%) Salt
15 12 (0.81%) Docker Swarm
15 12 (0.81%) Mesos
16 11 (0.74%) rkt
17 9 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
18 8 (0.54%) Rancher
19 6 (0.40%) Oozie
Vendors
1 169 (11.39%) Microsoft
2 72 (4.85%) VMware
3 62 (4.18%) Adobe
4 60 (4.04%) Oracle
5 53 (3.57%) Tableau
6 38 (2.56%) Splunk
7 37 (2.49%) New Relic
8 32 (2.16%) Red Hat
9 25 (1.68%) IBM
10 24 (1.62%) ServiceNow
11 23 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
12 22 (1.48%) Facebook
13 19 (1.28%) Cisco
13 19 (1.28%) Twitter
14 18 (1.21%) Apple
15 16 (1.08%) SAP
15 16 (1.08%) Talend
16 15 (1.01%) CyberArk
16 15 (1.01%) Databricks
17 12 (0.81%) Atlassian