Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 66 117 169
Rank change year-on-year +51 +52 +9
Contract jobs citing Google 1,541 1,132 675
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.75% 2.43% 1.61%
As % of the Vendors category 9.22% 6.21% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,116 794 481
London median daily rate £525 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% +0.47%
10th Percentile £350 £252 £203
90th Percentile £700 £675 £588
England median daily rate £523 £475 £405
% change year-on-year +10.00% +17.28% -1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 16
London median hourly rate £12.75 £27.16 £27.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.06% - +55.20%
10th Percentile £9.25 £12.10 £16.25
90th Percentile £49.94 £35.50 £157.50
England median hourly rate £31.50 £15.85 £27.16
% change year-on-year +98.74% -41.64% +42.95%

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 16,707 18,222 17,471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.63% 39.19% 41.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,157 12,345 11,756
London median daily rate £500 £490 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £275
90th Percentile £675 £660 £650
England median daily rate £463 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 328 240
London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.33% +11.69% +7.63%
10th Percentile £12.04 £12.85 £12.25
90th Percentile £52.12 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -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 20 July 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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +39 369 £525 - 152
West London +27 60 £463 -6.09% 66
South London +24 19 £438 -20.45% 15
East London -1 16 £500 -2.44% 26
North London -3 4 £588 +38.24% 5
Google
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 929 (60.29%) Google Cloud Platform
2 686 (44.52%) Amazon AWS
3 508 (32.97%) Python
4 485 (31.47%) Agile Software Development
5 456 (29.59%) Microsoft Azure
6 393 (25.50%) DevOps
7 354 (22.97%) Analytics
8 326 (21.16%) Finance
9 298 (19.34%) Docker
10 296 (19.21%) Java
11 287 (18.62%) Big Data
12 273 (17.72%) SQL
13 262 (17.00%) Kubernetes
14 226 (14.67%) JavaScript
15 215 (13.95%) Apache Spark
16 208 (13.50%) Data Science
17 176 (11.42%) Google Analytics
18 175 (11.36%) Scrum
19 173 (11.23%) Linux
20 170 (11.03%) Terraform
21 165 (10.71%) Machine Learning
22 164 (10.64%) ETL
23 161 (10.45%) BigQuery
24 158 (10.25%) Microsoft
25 156 (10.12%) Jenkins
25 156 (10.12%) Hadoop
26 152 (9.86%) TDD
27 146 (9.47%) Microservices
28 145 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
29 144 (9.34%) Node.js

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
1 215 (13.95%) Apache Spark
2 136 (8.83%) Apache
3 96 (6.23%) Apache Airflow
4 59 (3.83%) Confluence
5 47 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
6 45 (2.92%) CMS
7 22 (1.43%) Tomcat
8 21 (1.36%) Apache Solr
9 17 (1.10%) nginx
9 17 (1.10%) WordPress
10 16 (1.04%) IIS
10 16 (1.04%) WebSphere
11 14 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 14 (0.91%) Pachyderm
12 13 (0.84%) Jetty
12 13 (0.84%) Mongrel
13 10 (0.65%) Jupyter
13 10 (0.65%) SAS
14 8 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
14 8 (0.52%) Luigi
Applications
1 54 (3.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (1.88%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
4 19 (1.23%) Photoshop
5 13 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
5 13 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 12 (0.78%) Sketch
7 9 (0.58%) Chatbot
8 4 (0.26%) InDesign
9 3 (0.19%) InVision
10 2 (0.13%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.13%) Figma
11 1 (0.065%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.065%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.065%) SketchUp
11 1 (0.065%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 11 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.52%) Distributed Ledger
3 5 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.26%) Eikon
4 4 (0.26%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 3 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.19%) Shopify
6 2 (0.13%) Magento
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.13%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.065%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.065%) FastStats
7 1 (0.065%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.065%) Oracle Utilities
7 1 (0.065%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 929 (60.29%) Google Cloud Platform
2 686 (44.52%) Amazon AWS
3 456 (29.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 176 (11.42%) Google Analytics
5 80 (5.19%) Google Sheets
6 74 (4.80%) GitHub
7 65 (4.22%) Cloud Computing
8 62 (4.02%) Serverless
9 53 (3.44%) G Suite
10 50 (3.24%) SaaS
11 46 (2.99%) PaaS
12 39 (2.53%) Google App Engine
13 34 (2.21%) Adobe Analytics
14 33 (2.14%) Apigee
14 33 (2.14%) IaaS
14 33 (2.14%) Office 365
15 31 (2.01%) Google Docs
16 30 (1.95%) AWS Lambda
17 29 (1.88%) AWS CloudFormation
17 29 (1.88%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 47 (3.05%) DNS
2 36 (2.34%) Firewall
3 33 (2.14%) Internet
4 30 (1.95%) DHCP
5 23 (1.49%) HTTP
6 22 (1.43%) TCP/IP
7 20 (1.30%) SSL
8 17 (1.10%) VPN
9 16 (1.04%) Network Security
10 15 (0.97%) FTP
11 14 (0.91%) IPsec
12 10 (0.65%) SMTP
13 9 (0.58%) Wireless
14 8 (0.52%) Skype
14 8 (0.52%) VoIP
14 8 (0.52%) WAN
15 7 (0.45%) LAN
16 6 (0.39%) DKIM
16 6 (0.39%) DMARC
17 5 (0.32%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 287 (18.62%) Big Data
2 161 (10.45%) BigQuery
3 156 (10.12%) Hadoop
4 91 (5.91%) Data Warehouse
5 90 (5.84%) MongoDB
6 87 (5.65%) NoSQL
7 85 (5.52%) PostgreSQL
8 70 (4.54%) Apache Hive
9 55 (3.57%) MySQL
10 54 (3.50%) Apache Cassandra
11 47 (3.05%) Relational Database
12 43 (2.79%) SQL Server
13 32 (2.08%) Data Lake
14 31 (2.01%) HBase
15 28 (1.82%) Neo4j
16 25 (1.62%) Amazon Redshift
17 22 (1.43%) Impala
17 22 (1.43%) Power BI
18 21 (1.36%) Redis
19 20 (1.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 156 (10.12%) Jenkins
2 116 (7.53%) JIRA
3 114 (7.40%) Git (software)
4 34 (2.21%) Maven
5 31 (2.01%) Travis CI
6 28 (1.82%) TeamCity
7 25 (1.62%) CircleCI
8 23 (1.49%) JUnit
9 21 (1.36%) Selenium
10 19 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 18 (1.17%) Bitbucket
11 18 (1.17%) Mockito
11 18 (1.17%) Subversion
11 18 (1.17%) webpack
12 17 (1.10%) GitLab
13 14 (0.91%) SpecFlow
14 13 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
15 12 (0.78%) gulp
16 11 (0.71%) Artifactory
17 9 (0.58%) Grunt
General
1 326 (21.16%) Finance
2 137 (8.89%) Banking
3 107 (6.94%) Marketing
4 65 (4.22%) Retail
5 42 (2.73%) Publishing
6 38 (2.47%) Telecoms
7 32 (2.08%) Investment Banking
8 28 (1.82%) Advertising
9 24 (1.56%) Legal
10 23 (1.49%) Front Office
11 12 (0.78%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.65%) Games
13 9 (0.58%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.58%) Retail Banking
14 8 (0.52%) Billing
15 5 (0.32%) Automotive
15 5 (0.32%) Electronics
15 5 (0.32%) Military
15 5 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 338 (21.93%) Developer
2 234 (15.18%) Data Engineer
3 175 (11.36%) DevOps Engineer
4 172 (11.16%) Architect
5 149 (9.67%) Python Engineer
6 147 (9.54%) Analyst
7 139 (9.02%) Cloud Engineer
8 96 (6.23%) Cloud Architect
9 91 (5.91%) Big Data Engineer
10 62 (4.02%) Senior Developer
11 56 (3.63%) Java Developer
12 53 (3.44%) Business Analyst
13 51 (3.31%) Python Developer
14 46 (2.99%) AWS Engineer
14 46 (2.99%) React Developer
15 45 (2.92%) Full Stack Developer
16 44 (2.86%) Consultant
17 37 (2.40%) Project Manager
18 36 (2.34%) Kubernetes Engineer
18 36 (2.34%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (9.34%) Node.js
2 118 (7.66%) React
3 116 (7.53%) Web Services
4 113 (7.33%) CSS
5 112 (7.27%) RESTful
6 106 (6.88%) Kafka
7 102 (6.62%) REST
8 95 (6.16%) HTML
9 93 (6.04%) PySpark
10 62 (4.02%) GraphQL
11 57 (3.70%) AngularJS
12 56 (3.63%) Spring
13 48 (3.11%) .NET
14 46 (2.99%) Natural Language Processing
15 44 (2.86%) jQuery
16 43 (2.79%) Apache Beam
17 38 (2.47%) HTML5
17 38 (2.47%) JSON
18 36 (2.34%) Sass
19 34 (2.21%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 96 (6.23%) User Experience
2 82 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (3.83%) Greenfield Project
4 58 (3.76%) Public Cloud
5 51 (3.31%) Algorithms
6 50 (3.24%) Mobile App
7 30 (1.95%) Data Structures
8 28 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
9 24 (1.56%) Social Media
10 21 (1.36%) Cloud Native
10 21 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
11 18 (1.17%) Data Centre
12 15 (0.97%) Animation
12 15 (0.97%) Enterprise Cloud
13 13 (0.84%) PKI
13 13 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
14 12 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
14 12 (0.78%) Device Driver
14 12 (0.78%) Robotics
14 12 (0.78%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 173 (11.23%) Linux
2 80 (5.19%) Windows
3 57 (3.70%) Android
4 40 (2.60%) Unix
5 32 (2.08%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.17%) CentOS
6 18 (1.17%) Ubuntu
7 13 (0.84%) Windows 10
8 10 (0.65%) Windows Server
9 9 (0.58%) Windows 7
10 8 (0.52%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.26%) Debian
12 4 (0.26%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.26%) VMS
12 4 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.19%) Fedora
13 3 (0.19%) Solaris
13 3 (0.19%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 485 (31.47%) Agile Software Development
2 393 (25.50%) DevOps
3 354 (22.97%) Analytics
4 208 (13.50%) Data Science
5 175 (11.36%) Scrum
6 165 (10.71%) Machine Learning
7 164 (10.64%) ETL
8 152 (9.86%) TDD
9 146 (9.47%) Microservices
10 145 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
11 134 (8.70%) Data Engineering
12 117 (7.59%) Migration
13 103 (6.68%) E-Commerce
14 91 (5.91%) Kanban
15 89 (5.78%) Continuous Delivery
16 87 (5.65%) Software Engineering
17 85 (5.52%) Open Source
18 82 (5.32%) Problem-Solving
19 81 (5.26%) Artificial Intelligence
19 81 (5.26%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 508 (32.97%) Python
2 296 (19.21%) Java
3 273 (17.72%) SQL
4 226 (14.67%) JavaScript
5 113 (7.33%) Scala
6 88 (5.71%) Go
7 63 (4.09%) TypeScript
8 58 (3.76%) Bash Shell
9 51 (3.31%) Ruby
10 39 (2.53%) R
11 37 (2.40%) C#
12 29 (1.88%) Kotlin
12 29 (1.88%) PHP
13 28 (1.82%) C++
14 26 (1.69%) PowerShell
15 24 (1.56%) Perl
16 21 (1.36%) C
17 17 (1.10%) ES6
18 15 (0.97%) Java 8
18 15 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 76 (4.93%) Degree
2 30 (1.95%) Security Cleared
3 28 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 23 (1.49%) SC Cleared
5 21 (1.36%) Master's Degree
6 14 (0.91%) CISSP
7 10 (0.65%) AWS Certification
7 10 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (0.65%) CISM
7 10 (0.65%) FFIEC
7 10 (0.65%) PhD
8 9 (0.58%) CCIE
9 7 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (0.39%) CISA
10 6 (0.39%) ISEB
10 6 (0.39%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.32%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.26%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.19%) CSSLP
13 3 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (3.44%) QA
2 27 (1.75%) GDPR
3 25 (1.62%) Data Quality
4 19 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.71%) PMO
7 8 (0.52%) SLA
8 7 (0.45%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.45%) PSD2
9 4 (0.26%) ISO 14001
9 4 (0.26%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 2 (0.13%) MiFID
12 1 (0.065%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.065%) COBIT
12 1 (0.065%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.065%) SEPA
System Software
1 298 (19.34%) Docker
2 54 (3.50%) Active Directory
3 23 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (1.23%) HDFS
5 17 (1.10%) Apache Flume
6 14 (0.91%) Xen
7 9 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.26%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.26%) vSphere
9 3 (0.19%) KVM
9 3 (0.19%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.13%) Ceph
11 1 (0.065%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.065%) etcd
11 1 (0.065%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.065%) OpenDJ
11 1 (0.065%) OpenIDM
11 1 (0.065%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.065%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 262 (17.00%) Kubernetes
2 170 (11.03%) Terraform
3 126 (8.18%) Ansible
4 72 (4.67%) Puppet
5 69 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
6 33 (2.14%) Grafana
7 24 (1.56%) Hadoop YARN
8 22 (1.43%) Istio
8 22 (1.43%) Prometheus
9 18 (1.17%) Single Sign-On
10 17 (1.10%) Kubeflow
11 15 (0.97%) Kibana
11 15 (0.97%) Nagios
12 14 (0.91%) Salt
13 13 (0.84%) Mesos
14 11 (0.71%) Consul
14 11 (0.71%) Icinga
14 11 (0.71%) Packer
15 8 (0.52%) Marathon
16 7 (0.45%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 158 (10.25%) Microsoft
2 72 (4.67%) Adobe
3 53 (3.44%) Tableau
4 52 (3.37%) Oracle
5 36 (2.34%) Databricks
6 33 (2.14%) VMware
7 32 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
8 26 (1.69%) SAP
9 22 (1.43%) Informatica
9 22 (1.43%) Splunk
10 20 (1.30%) Talend
11 19 (1.23%) Facebook
11 19 (1.23%) Red Hat
12 18 (1.17%) Alteryx
12 18 (1.17%) ServiceNow
12 18 (1.17%) Twitter
13 17 (1.10%) IBM
14 16 (1.04%) Apple
15 13 (0.84%) New Relic
15 13 (0.84%) Okta