Period
to 13 August 2020

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 August 2020 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 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 64 66 112
Rank change year-on-year +2 +46 +61
Contract jobs citing Google 566 1,493 1,173
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 3.79% 3.75% 2.57%
As % of the Vendors category 9.27% 9.29% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 1,109 824
Median daily rate £600 £525 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +1.45% +21.76%
10th Percentile £363 £331 £277
90th Percentile £800 £713 £675
England median daily rate £550 £500 £493
% change year-on-year +10.00% +1.52% +21.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 9
Median hourly rate £37.00 £18.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.56% -16.28% -20.84%
10th Percentile £24.09 £9.25 £11.75
90th Percentile £77.48 £54.95 £34.38
England median hourly rate £24.25 £32.55 £15.85
% change year-on-year -25.50% +105.33% -41.64%

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 6,108 16,069 17,985
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.92% 40.32% 39.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,952 10,754 12,188
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £308 £288 £263
90th Percentile £725 £675 £663
England median daily rate £475 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 283 316
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -1.18% +11.84%
10th Percentile £15.35 £12.04 £13.31
90th Percentile £48.75 £58.75 £50.79
Median hourly rate £24.20 £19.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +25.69% +10.00% +2.94%

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 13 August 2020.

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 13 August 2020.

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 August 2020. 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 -14 72 £513 -2.38% 40
West London +13 16 £556 +23.61% 22
East London +37 5 £546 +4.05% 13
South London +31 2 - - 4
North London +12 1 £425 -21.84% 3
Google
England

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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.

1 445 (78.62%) GCP
2 304 (53.71%) AWS
3 285 (50.35%) Azure
4 267 (47.17%) Python
5 251 (44.35%) Finance
6 248 (43.82%) Java
7 242 (42.76%) Agile Software Development
8 226 (39.93%) DevOps
9 201 (35.51%) Web Services
10 185 (32.69%) Asset Management
11 174 (30.74%) Banking
12 172 (30.39%) Investment Management
13 171 (30.21%) Software Engineering
13 171 (30.21%) Hedge funds
14 165 (29.15%) JavaScript
15 142 (25.09%) Kubernetes
16 129 (22.79%) Microservices
17 124 (21.91%) React
18 120 (21.20%) Derivative
19 119 (21.02%) SQL
19 119 (21.02%) Fixed Income
20 110 (19.43%) Front Office
21 109 (19.26%) Vue.js
22 108 (19.08%) Docker
23 106 (18.73%) Equities
23 106 (18.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 105 (18.55%) AngularJS
25 96 (16.96%) Jenkins
26 88 (15.55%) SQL Server
27 87 (15.37%) 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 71 (12.54%) Apache
2 26 (4.59%) Apache Spark
3 11 (1.94%) CMS
3 11 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (1.77%) Confluence
5 8 (1.41%) Apache Airflow
5 8 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
5 8 (1.41%) nginx
6 6 (1.06%) Tornado
7 5 (0.88%) Drupal
7 5 (0.88%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.35%) Headless CMS
8 2 (0.35%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.35%) WordPress
9 1 (0.18%) CICS
9 1 (0.18%) IIS
9 1 (0.18%) Mule
9 1 (0.18%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.53%) InDesign
4 3 (0.53%) LibreOffice
4 3 (0.53%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.53%) SAP MDM
2 2 (0.35%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.35%) SAP Retail
2 2 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.18%) FastStats
3 1 (0.18%) SessionCam
3 1 (0.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 445 (78.62%) GCP
2 304 (53.71%) AWS
3 285 (50.35%) Azure
4 87 (15.37%) Serverless
5 70 (12.37%) AWS Lambda
6 67 (11.84%) Amazon ECS
7 61 (10.78%) Apigee
8 41 (7.24%) Google Analytics
9 23 (4.06%) GitHub
10 22 (3.89%) PaaS
11 18 (3.18%) G Suite
12 17 (3.00%) IaaS
13 14 (2.47%) Firebase
14 10 (1.77%) Stackdriver
15 9 (1.59%) Adobe Analytics
15 9 (1.59%) Google Drive
15 9 (1.59%) npm
15 9 (1.59%) Office 365
16 8 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
17 7 (1.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.94%) Firewall
2 9 (1.59%) DNS
3 8 (1.41%) Internet
3 8 (1.41%) Skype
4 6 (1.06%) HTTP
5 5 (0.88%) VPN
6 4 (0.71%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.53%) SSL
7 3 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.35%) Broadband
8 2 (0.35%) SSH
8 2 (0.35%) X.509
9 1 (0.18%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.18%) FTP
9 1 (0.18%) Intranet
9 1 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.18%) OpenVPN
9 1 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.18%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (0.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (15.55%) SQL Server
2 87 (15.37%) MySQL
3 79 (13.96%) PostgreSQL
4 77 (13.60%) Amazon Redshift
5 53 (9.36%) Data Warehouse
6 41 (7.24%) BigQuery
7 36 (6.36%) Big Data
8 33 (5.83%) NoSQL
9 12 (2.12%) Hadoop
10 11 (1.94%) MongoDB
11 10 (1.77%) Data Lake
12 9 (1.59%) Snowflake Schema
13 7 (1.24%) Apache Hive
13 7 (1.24%) Power BI
13 7 (1.24%) Relational Database
13 7 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (1.06%) Flink
14 6 (1.06%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 96 (16.96%) Jenkins
2 61 (10.78%) GitLab
3 54 (9.54%) Artifactory
4 52 (9.19%) RStudio
5 34 (6.01%) Git (software)
6 16 (2.83%) JIRA
7 13 (2.30%) CircleCI
8 11 (1.94%) Maven
9 10 (1.77%) Hudson
10 9 (1.59%) Travis CI
11 8 (1.41%) webpack
12 7 (1.24%) Gradle
12 7 (1.24%) gulp
12 7 (1.24%) ProC
13 6 (1.06%) JUnit
13 6 (1.06%) Selenium
13 6 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
14 5 (0.88%) Babel
15 3 (0.53%) Bitbucket
15 3 (0.53%) Cucumber
General
1 251 (44.35%) Finance
2 174 (30.74%) Banking
3 110 (19.43%) Front Office
4 84 (14.84%) Investment Banking
5 34 (6.01%) Back Office
6 28 (4.95%) Marketing
7 13 (2.30%) Public Sector
8 8 (1.41%) Publishing
8 8 (1.41%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.24%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.06%) Retail
11 4 (0.71%) Advertising
12 3 (0.53%) Billing
12 3 (0.53%) Electronics
12 3 (0.53%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.35%) Games
13 2 (0.35%) Law
14 1 (0.18%) Automotive
14 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 216 (38.16%) Developer
2 124 (21.91%) AWS Engineer
3 107 (18.90%) AWS Developer
4 89 (15.72%) Architect
5 71 (12.54%) Software Engineer
6 65 (11.48%) Java Developer
7 62 (10.95%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 58 (10.25%) Java Engineer
9 54 (9.54%) AWS Software Engineer
10 48 (8.48%) Cloud Architect
11 47 (8.30%) JavaScript Developer
12 42 (7.42%) Python Developer
13 39 (6.89%) JavaScript Engineer
14 34 (6.01%) Data Architect
14 34 (6.01%) Data Engineer
15 33 (5.83%) Java Software Developer
15 33 (5.83%) Java Software Engineer
16 31 (5.48%) SQL Developer
17 30 (5.30%) Solutions Architect
18 28 (4.95%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (35.51%) Web Services
2 124 (21.91%) React
3 109 (19.26%) Vue.js
4 105 (18.55%) AngularJS
5 78 (13.78%) Node.js
6 65 (11.48%) gRPC
7 60 (10.60%) Swagger
8 57 (10.07%) OAuth
9 35 (6.18%) .NET
10 29 (5.12%) CSS
10 29 (5.12%) HTML
11 23 (4.06%) J2EE
12 22 (3.89%) .NET Core
13 17 (3.00%) ASP.NET
14 16 (2.83%) ASP.NET Core
14 16 (2.83%) RESTful
15 15 (2.65%) Kafka
16 14 (2.47%) PySpark
17 13 (2.30%) JSON
17 13 (2.30%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 171 (30.21%) Hedge funds
2 120 (21.20%) Derivative
3 119 (21.02%) Fixed Income
4 106 (18.73%) Equities
4 106 (18.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 57 (10.07%) Greenfield Project
6 30 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (3.89%) Public Cloud
8 18 (3.18%) User Experience
9 13 (2.30%) Credit Derivative
10 10 (1.77%) Data Centre
11 9 (1.59%) Algorithms
12 7 (1.24%) Cloud Native
12 7 (1.24%) Credit Risk
12 7 (1.24%) iPad
12 7 (1.24%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
13 5 (0.88%) Social Media
13 5 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (0.88%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 21 (3.71%) Linux
2 20 (3.53%) Android
3 18 (3.18%) Apple iOS
4 17 (3.00%) Windows
5 8 (1.41%) Unix
6 5 (0.88%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.71%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.18%) tvOS
9 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (42.76%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (39.93%) DevOps
3 185 (32.69%) Asset Management
4 172 (30.39%) Investment Management
5 171 (30.21%) Software Engineering
6 129 (22.79%) Microservices
7 80 (14.13%) Decision-Making
8 77 (13.60%) Business Analysis
9 76 (13.43%) Analytics
10 74 (13.07%) Portfolio Management
11 63 (11.13%) Mentoring
11 63 (11.13%) Migration
12 47 (8.30%) Front End Development
13 43 (7.60%) Continuous Integration
14 42 (7.42%) Data Science
15 35 (6.18%) Business Intelligence
15 35 (6.18%) Scrum
16 33 (5.83%) ETL
17 28 (4.95%) Performance Management
17 28 (4.95%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 267 (47.17%) Python
2 248 (43.82%) Java
3 165 (29.15%) JavaScript
4 119 (21.02%) SQL
5 42 (7.42%) C#
6 30 (5.30%) Go
6 30 (5.30%) Scala
7 26 (4.59%) TypeScript
8 22 (3.89%) C
9 21 (3.71%) Ruby
10 20 (3.53%) R
11 18 (3.18%) C++
12 11 (1.94%) Groovy
13 9 (1.59%) Kotlin
14 8 (1.41%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.24%) T-SQL
16 6 (1.06%) Bash Shell
16 6 (1.06%) ES6
17 5 (0.88%) Apple Swift
17 5 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (4.77%) Degree
2 19 (3.36%) Sun Certification
3 14 (2.47%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.41%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.53%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.53%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.53%) PhD
8 2 (0.35%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (0.35%) CISSP
8 2 (0.35%) CLAS
8 2 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.18%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.18%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.18%) CCNA
9 1 (0.18%) CRISC
9 1 (0.18%) SANS
9 1 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.59%) GDPR
1 9 (1.59%) QA
2 5 (0.88%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.71%) P3O
4 3 (0.53%) NIST
4 3 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.35%) Basel III
5 2 (0.35%) ISAE 3402
5 2 (0.35%) WCAG
6 1 (0.18%) COBIT
6 1 (0.18%) GMP
6 1 (0.18%) PMO
6 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 108 (19.08%) Docker
2 12 (2.12%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.35%) HDFS
4 2 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.35%) VMware NSX
4 2 (0.35%) vSphere
5 1 (0.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 142 (25.09%) Kubernetes
2 52 (9.19%) Terraform
3 44 (7.77%) Ansible
4 12 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (2.12%) Puppet
5 11 (1.94%) Argo
6 6 (1.06%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (0.71%) Packer
8 3 (0.53%) Istio
8 3 (0.53%) Kibana
8 3 (0.53%) Salt
9 2 (0.35%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 2 (0.35%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (0.35%) Mesos
10 1 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.18%) Grafana
10 1 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.18%) logstash
10 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.18%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 53 (9.36%) Oracle
2 52 (9.19%) Microsoft
3 18 (3.18%) Adobe
4 14 (2.47%) Tableau
5 9 (1.59%) Facebook
5 9 (1.59%) Splunk
6 8 (1.41%) Hortonworks
6 8 (1.41%) SAP
7 7 (1.24%) Apple
7 7 (1.24%) Cloudera
8 6 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.06%) VMware
9 5 (0.88%) Mapbox
10 4 (0.71%) AppDynamics
10 4 (0.71%) CenturyLink
10 4 (0.71%) Databricks
10 4 (0.71%) Dynatrace
10 4 (0.71%) Informatica
11 3 (0.53%) IBM
11 3 (0.53%) MuleSoft