Period
to 19 September 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 19 September 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 124 138 162
Rank change year-on-year +14 +24 +51
Contract jobs citing Google 40 244 255
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.10% 1.69% 1.54%
As % of the Vendors category 2.10% 3.49% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 142 136
Median daily rate £405 £444 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.73% -1.39% +1.12%
10th Percentile £313 £258 £283
90th Percentile £650 £611 £574
England median daily rate £550 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 7
Median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +65.52% -34.09%
10th Percentile £18.90 £10.60 £12.50
90th Percentile £43.95 £34.00 £23.30
England median hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -30.77% +105.05% -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 the South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,909 6,999 7,774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 52.63% 48.37% 46.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,137 4,153 4,499
Median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £256
90th Percentile £638 £609 £585
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 314 352
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.51 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.33% +18.24% -4.69%
10th Percentile £10.73 £10.94 £10.34
90th Percentile £47.28 £63.75 £47.83
Median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +62.50% +14.29% -

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Google as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Google in the South East

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Google in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Google in the South East

Google
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Google in the South East over the 6 months to 19 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Google in the South East

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Google in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Google in the South East

Google
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Google in the South East over the 6 months to 19 September 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Google in the South East

Google
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 September 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
Thames Valley +16 19 £428 -5.00% 15
Hampshire +66 13 £475 +24.59% 17
Berkshire +31 9 £525 +5.00% 7
Oxfordshire +37 7 £400 -11.11% 5
Surrey +70 4 £400 - 5
Kent +31 3 - - 5
Buckinghamshire +24 3 £650 +155.91% 3
West Sussex +37 1 £385 -14.44% 1
Google
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 South East region with a requirement for Google.

1 19 (47.50%) Analytics
2 15 (37.50%) Google Analytics
3 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (25.00%) Marketing
4 10 (25.00%) GCP
5 9 (22.50%) JIRA
5 9 (22.50%) Python
5 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
6 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 8 (20.00%) AWS
6 8 (20.00%) Docker
6 8 (20.00%) DevOps
7 7 (17.50%) Azure
7 7 (17.50%) Kubernetes
7 7 (17.50%) Adobe
7 7 (17.50%) SQL
8 6 (15.00%) Oracle
8 6 (15.00%) SEO
8 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
8 6 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (12.50%) WordPress
9 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
9 5 (12.50%) Pay per click
9 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (12.50%) HTML
9 5 (12.50%) Java
9 5 (12.50%) Google Tag Manager
9 5 (12.50%) Data-Driven Decision Making
9 5 (12.50%) User Experience

Google
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (12.50%) WordPress
2 4 (10.00%) Confluence
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.50%) CMS
3 1 (2.50%) Headless CMS
3 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.50%) InDesign
4 1 (2.50%) InVision
4 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.50%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.50%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (37.50%) Google Analytics
2 10 (25.00%) GCP
3 8 (20.00%) AWS
4 7 (17.50%) Azure
5 5 (12.50%) GitHub
5 5 (12.50%) Google Tag Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Firebase
6 3 (7.50%) IaaS
6 3 (7.50%) Office 365
6 3 (7.50%) SaaS
7 2 (5.00%) Apigee
7 2 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (5.00%) PaaS
7 2 (5.00%) Power Platform
7 2 (5.00%) Serverless
8 1 (2.50%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Skype
1 3 (7.50%) VPN
2 2 (5.00%) Broadband
2 2 (5.00%) DNS
2 2 (5.00%) Firewall
2 2 (5.00%) LAN
2 2 (5.00%) WAN
3 1 (2.50%) 4G
3 1 (2.50%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.50%) MPLS
3 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.50%) VSAN
3 1 (2.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Big Data
1 2 (5.00%) Data Lake
1 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.50%) BigQuery
2 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.50%) HBase
2 1 (2.50%) Looker
2 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.50%) Power BI
2 1 (2.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) JIRA
2 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.50%) Android Studio
3 3 (7.50%) Bitbucket
3 3 (7.50%) Cucumber
3 3 (7.50%) Selenium
4 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.50%) GitLab
5 1 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (25.00%) Marketing
2 4 (10.00%) Public Sector
3 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.00%) Publishing
5 1 (2.50%) Advertising
5 1 (2.50%) Automotive
5 1 (2.50%) Back Office
5 1 (2.50%) Electronics
5 1 (2.50%) Finance
5 1 (2.50%) Games
5 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.50%) Police
5 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Developer
2 5 (12.50%) Web Manager
2 5 (12.50%) WordPress Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Architect
3 4 (10.00%) Development Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (10.00%) Web Development Manager
4 3 (7.50%) SEO Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Data Scientist
5 2 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Development Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Applications Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) IT Trainer
6 1 (2.50%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) HTML
2 4 (10.00%) CSS
2 4 (10.00%) OAuth
2 4 (10.00%) SAML
3 2 (5.00%) JSON
3 2 (5.00%) REST
3 2 (5.00%) Web Services
3 2 (5.00%) XML
4 1 (2.50%) .NET
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Core
4 1 (2.50%) J2EE
4 1 (2.50%) Java SE
4 1 (2.50%) Kafka
4 1 (2.50%) Middleware
4 1 (2.50%) OpenID
4 1 (2.50%) SOAP
4 1 (2.50%) Spring
4 1 (2.50%) Spring Boot
4 1 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Social Media
1 5 (12.50%) User Experience
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) Blog
4 2 (5.00%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.50%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.50%) Industry 4.0
5 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Android
3 2 (5.00%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Analytics
2 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.00%) DevOps
4 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (15.00%) SEO
5 5 (12.50%) Data-Driven Decision Making
5 5 (12.50%) Machine Learning
5 5 (12.50%) Marketing Strategy
5 5 (12.50%) Pay per click
6 4 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (10.00%) Microservices
6 4 (10.00%) Project Management
6 4 (10.00%) Web Development
7 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.50%) TDD
7 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.50%) Test Scripting
7 3 (7.50%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) Python
2 7 (17.50%) SQL
3 5 (12.50%) Java
4 3 (7.50%) Kotlin
4 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.50%) R
5 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.50%) C#
6 1 (2.50%) Google Apps Script
6 1 (2.50%) Java 8
6 1 (2.50%) Perl
6 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) Docker
2 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.50%) HDFS
3 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.00%) Ansible
2 2 (5.00%) Istio
2 2 (5.00%) SCCM
3 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.50%) Packer
3 1 (2.50%) Puppet
3 1 (2.50%) Terraform
3 1 (2.50%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.50%) Adobe
3 6 (15.00%) Oracle
4 3 (7.50%) Apple
5 2 (5.00%) Tableau
5 2 (5.00%) VMware
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco
6 1 (2.50%) Dell
6 1 (2.50%) Facebook
6 1 (2.50%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) SAP
6 1 (2.50%) SGI
6 1 (2.50%) Veeam