Period
to 26 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 26 July 2017 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
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 191 236 279
Rank change year-on-year +45 +43 +56
Contract jobs citing Google 1309 1182 942
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.37% 1.08% 0.83%
As % of the Vendors category 3.14% 2.41% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 869 802 612
UK median daily rate £405 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.22% +17.14% -5.02%
10th Percentile £199 £206 £176
90th Percentile £575 £575 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £310
% change year-on-year - +29.03% -4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 24 42
UK median hourly rate £24.89 £17.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.23% -23.08% +33.82%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.55 £12.50
90th Percentile £53.88 £29.18 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £26.85
% change year-on-year -4.29% -34.81% +57.91%

Google is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 41709 49023 50321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.80% 44.62% 44.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 25535 30083 29030
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £250 £245 £219
90th Percentile £600 £581 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1426 1623 2179
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.00 £43.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.45 £17.00
% change year-on-year -5.44% +2.65% +3.03%

Google
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Google as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Google in the UK

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Google.

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in the UK

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google in the UK

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Google in the UK

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Google in the UK

Google
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the UK over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. 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
England +54 1238 £405 -1.82% 444
London +17 693 £425 +0.53% 187
UK excluding London +87 573 £400 - 267
South East +51 170 £411 +2.81% 42
North of England +105 150 £385 -9.41% 108
Midlands +22 107 £300 -25.00% 50
West Midlands +13 79 £300 -25.00% 24
Yorkshire +48 64 £400 -5.88% 43
South West +26 59 £400 +6.67% 32
East of England +8 49 £378 +0.67% 25
North West +40 45 £375 -11.76% 60
North East +89 41 £385 +10.00% 5
Scotland +46 29 £400 +100.00% 7
East Midlands -3 28 £315 -44.00% 25
Northern Ireland - 6 £413 - 1
Wales -6 3 £425 -2.86% 2

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Google also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Google.

1 415 (31.70%) Agile Software Development
2 364 (27.81%) Analytics
3 327 (24.98%) Java
4 319 (24.37%) HTML
5 293 (22.38%) Google Analytics
6 291 (22.23%) CSS
7 285 (21.77%) Amazon AWS
8 268 (20.47%) Google Cloud Platform
9 262 (20.02%) Linux
10 261 (19.94%) JavaScript
11 253 (19.33%) Python
12 214 (16.35%) Git (software)
13 209 (15.97%) Jenkins
14 204 (15.58%) Open Source
15 202 (15.43%) Test Automation
16 198 (15.13%) JIRA
17 192 (14.67%) SQL
17 192 (14.67%) HTML5
18 191 (14.59%) Continuous Integration
19 178 (13.60%) CSS3
20 177 (13.52%) Marketing
21 173 (13.22%) Ruby
21 173 (13.22%) REST
22 171 (13.06%) DevOps
23 164 (12.53%) Finance
24 161 (12.30%) JSON
25 160 (12.22%) Spring
26 159 (12.15%) Windows
27 147 (11.23%) Microsoft Azure
28 146 (11.15%) Microsoft

Google
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 122 (9.32%) Confluence
2 85 (6.49%) Apache
3 62 (4.74%) CMS
4 54 (4.13%) Tomcat
5 51 (3.90%) Apache Spark
6 39 (2.98%) IIS
7 38 (2.90%) nginx
8 31 (2.37%) WebSphere
9 28 (2.14%) SharePoint
10 26 (1.99%) Drupal
11 20 (1.53%) WordPress
12 19 (1.45%) Jetty
12 19 (1.45%) Mongrel
12 19 (1.45%) OpenStack
13 16 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
14 15 (1.15%) JBoss
14 15 (1.15%) WebLogic
15 14 (1.07%) SAS
16 9 (0.69%) MS Exchange
16 9 (0.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 72 (5.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 44 (3.36%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (1.53%) Photoshop
5 18 (1.38%) Spreadsheet
6 16 (1.22%) MS Visio
7 13 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 13 (0.99%) InVision
8 11 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
9 10 (0.76%) InDesign
10 7 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
11 5 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
12 4 (0.31%) Adobe Premiere
12 4 (0.31%) UserZoom
13 3 (0.23%) SOLIDWORKS
13 3 (0.23%) SPSS
14 1 (0.076%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.076%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.076%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.076%) Stata
Business Applications
1 12 (0.92%) NetSuite
2 10 (0.76%) SessionCam
3 6 (0.46%) WebTrends
4 5 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.23%) Eloqua
5 3 (0.23%) Magento
5 3 (0.23%) Revive Adserver
6 2 (0.15%) Data Workbench
6 2 (0.15%) FastStats
6 2 (0.15%) FastStats PeopleStage
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.076%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.076%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.076%) Odoo
7 1 (0.076%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.076%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.076%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 293 (22.38%) Google Analytics
2 285 (21.77%) Amazon AWS
3 268 (20.47%) Google Cloud Platform
4 147 (11.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 125 (9.55%) G Suite
6 55 (4.20%) Google App Engine
7 45 (3.44%) GitHub
7 45 (3.44%) Google Play
8 33 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
8 33 (2.52%) Office 365
9 31 (2.37%) Google Compute Engine
9 31 (2.37%) PaaS
10 27 (2.06%) Google Tag Manager
11 26 (1.99%) Adobe Analytics
11 26 (1.99%) IaaS
12 25 (1.91%) AdWords
13 24 (1.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 21 (1.60%) AWS CloudFormation
14 21 (1.60%) Google Drive
15 19 (1.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 140 (10.70%) HTTP
2 48 (3.67%) TCP/IP
3 43 (3.28%) Firewall
4 40 (3.06%) DNS
5 37 (2.83%) SSL
6 27 (2.06%) DHCP
7 26 (1.99%) Internet
8 24 (1.83%) VPN
9 20 (1.53%) IPsec
9 20 (1.53%) Kerberos
10 18 (1.38%) FTP
10 18 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (1.15%) LAN
11 15 (1.15%) SAN
12 12 (0.92%) VoIP
12 12 (0.92%) WAN
13 10 (0.76%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (0.76%) LDAP
13 10 (0.76%) NAS
14 9 (0.69%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (7.79%) Relational Database
2 79 (6.04%) Big Data
3 66 (5.04%) MySQL
4 64 (4.89%) SQL Server
5 55 (4.20%) Hadoop
6 45 (3.44%) NoSQL
7 41 (3.13%) MongoDB
8 31 (2.37%) BigQuery
9 30 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
10 25 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
10 25 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
11 23 (1.76%) Apache Hive
12 22 (1.68%) HBase
13 13 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
13 13 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
14 12 (0.92%) InterSystems Cache
15 11 (0.84%) Data Lake
16 10 (0.76%) Looker
17 8 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
17 8 (0.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 214 (16.35%) Git (software)
2 209 (15.97%) Jenkins
3 198 (15.13%) JIRA
4 114 (8.71%) JUnit
5 113 (8.63%) Subversion
6 41 (3.13%) Maven
7 35 (2.67%) Cucumber
7 35 (2.67%) Selenium
8 27 (2.06%) Grunt
8 27 (2.06%) gulp
9 25 (1.91%) Gradle
10 23 (1.76%) Axure RP
11 22 (1.68%) Visual Studio
12 21 (1.60%) Travis CI
13 20 (1.53%) Android Studio
13 20 (1.53%) Bitbucket
14 19 (1.45%) TeamCity
15 17 (1.30%) Ant
16 15 (1.15%) webpack
17 14 (1.07%) Eclipse
General
1 177 (13.52%) Marketing
2 164 (12.53%) Finance
3 70 (5.35%) Retail
4 69 (5.27%) Banking
5 45 (3.44%) Telecoms
6 34 (2.60%) Manufacturing
7 29 (2.22%) Advertising
7 29 (2.22%) Electronics
8 28 (2.14%) Publishing
9 23 (1.76%) Investment Banking
10 18 (1.38%) Automotive
11 17 (1.30%) Games
12 15 (1.15%) Legal
13 12 (0.92%) Front Office
14 9 (0.69%) Spanish Language
15 7 (0.53%) French Language
16 5 (0.38%) German Language
16 5 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.31%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 464 (35.45%) Developer
2 198 (15.13%) Analyst
3 109 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 87 (6.65%) Scala Developer
5 80 (6.11%) Architect
5 80 (6.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 79 (6.04%) Consultant
7 65 (4.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 54 (4.13%) Senior Developer
9 45 (3.44%) Android Developer
10 44 (3.36%) Web Analyst
11 39 (2.98%) Business Analyst
12 35 (2.67%) Digital Analyst
12 35 (2.67%) JavaScript Developer
13 33 (2.52%) Designer
14 30 (2.29%) Support Analyst
15 27 (2.06%) Administrator
15 27 (2.06%) Project Manager
16 26 (1.99%) AWS Engineer
17 25 (1.91%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 319 (24.37%) HTML
2 291 (22.23%) CSS
3 192 (14.67%) HTML5
4 178 (13.60%) CSS3
5 173 (13.22%) REST
6 161 (12.30%) JSON
7 160 (12.22%) Spring
8 122 (9.32%) Ajax
9 117 (8.94%) Web Services
10 113 (8.63%) Guice
11 109 (8.33%) Django
11 109 (8.33%) Play Framework
12 108 (8.25%) Ruby on Rails
13 107 (8.17%) AngularJS
14 99 (7.56%) RESTful
15 90 (6.88%) .NET
16 88 (6.72%) Node.js
17 85 (6.49%) Spring MVC
18 59 (4.51%) React
19 57 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 122 (9.32%) User Experience
2 95 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (3.06%) Mobile App
4 37 (2.83%) Greenfield Project
5 34 (2.60%) Public Cloud
5 34 (2.60%) Social Media
6 31 (2.37%) Computer Science
7 27 (2.06%) Smartphone
8 26 (1.99%) Data Centre
9 17 (1.30%) Private Cloud
10 16 (1.22%) Management Information System
11 14 (1.07%) Fintech
11 14 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
12 13 (0.99%) Cloud Native
12 13 (0.99%) Digital Media
13 12 (0.92%) Algorithms
14 10 (0.76%) Blog
15 9 (0.69%) Virtual Team
16 7 (0.53%) Fixed Income
16 7 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 262 (20.02%) Linux
2 159 (12.15%) Windows
3 125 (9.55%) Android
4 84 (6.42%) Apple iOS
5 80 (6.11%) Unix
6 26 (1.99%) Windows Server
7 22 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (1.53%) Ubuntu
9 18 (1.38%) Windows 7
10 13 (0.99%) Mac OS X
10 13 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (0.84%) Windows 10
12 10 (0.76%) CentOS
13 9 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
15 5 (0.38%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.23%) Solaris
16 3 (0.23%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.15%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 415 (31.70%) Agile Software Development
2 364 (27.81%) Analytics
3 204 (15.58%) Open Source
4 202 (15.43%) Test Automation
5 191 (14.59%) Continuous Integration
6 171 (13.06%) DevOps
7 139 (10.62%) Configuration Management
8 136 (10.39%) Responsive Web Design
9 128 (9.78%) Web Design
10 125 (9.55%) MVC
11 105 (8.02%) Scrum
12 101 (7.72%) E-Commerce
13 98 (7.49%) TDD
14 91 (6.95%) Migration
14 91 (6.95%) OWASP
15 88 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
16 85 (6.49%) Web Development
17 71 (5.42%) Digital Marketing
18 70 (5.35%) Front End Development
19 67 (5.12%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 327 (24.98%) Java
2 261 (19.94%) JavaScript
3 253 (19.33%) Python
4 192 (14.67%) SQL
5 173 (13.22%) Ruby
6 145 (11.08%) C#
7 136 (10.39%) Scala
8 55 (4.20%) PHP
9 43 (3.28%) Perl
10 39 (2.98%) Bash Shell
11 34 (2.60%) R
12 31 (2.37%) C++
13 29 (2.22%) Go
14 20 (1.53%) C
15 19 (1.45%) PowerShell
16 16 (1.22%) Groovy
17 14 (1.07%) Objective-C
18 12 (0.92%) Apple Swift
19 11 (0.84%) ES6
19 11 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 79 (6.04%) Security Cleared
2 62 (4.74%) SC Cleared
3 52 (3.97%) Degree
4 19 (1.45%) CTC Cleared
5 16 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
6 13 (0.99%) CESG Certified Professional
7 10 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.53%) CISSP
10 6 (0.46%) MCSE
10 6 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (0.31%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.31%) ISEB
11 4 (0.31%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.31%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.31%) MCITP
11 4 (0.31%) MCSA
11 4 (0.31%) PhD
11 4 (0.31%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (2.67%) QA
2 13 (0.99%) GCP
3 10 (0.76%) SLA
4 9 (0.69%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (0.69%) HL7
5 5 (0.38%) Actionable Recommendations
5 5 (0.38%) PMO
6 4 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.31%) MiFID
6 4 (0.31%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.23%) GDPR
8 2 (0.15%) COBIT
8 2 (0.15%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.076%) FATCA
9 1 (0.076%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 124 (9.47%) Docker
2 58 (4.43%) Active Directory
3 35 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (1.68%) Xen
5 15 (1.15%) HDFS
6 13 (0.99%) vSphere
7 11 (0.84%) Hyper-V
8 10 (0.76%) LXC
9 8 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (0.46%) GPFS
10 6 (0.46%) vCloud
10 6 (0.46%) XenApp
11 4 (0.31%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.23%) XenServer
13 2 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.15%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.15%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 97 (7.41%) Puppet
2 80 (6.11%) Kubernetes
3 68 (5.19%) Ansible
4 60 (4.58%) Opscode Chef
5 37 (2.83%) Terraform
6 22 (1.68%) SCCM
7 18 (1.38%) Kibana
8 14 (1.07%) ZABBIX
9 13 (0.99%) Grafana
10 8 (0.61%) Mesos
11 7 (0.53%) Packer
11 7 (0.53%) Salt
12 6 (0.46%) Docker Swarm
12 6 (0.46%) logstash
12 6 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
12 6 (0.46%) Prometheus
13 5 (0.38%) AirWatch
13 5 (0.38%) Jamf Pro
13 5 (0.38%) Tivoli
14 4 (0.31%) Nagios
Vendors
1 146 (11.15%) Microsoft
2 85 (6.49%) Adobe
3 73 (5.58%) Apple
4 65 (4.97%) VMware
5 57 (4.35%) Tableau
6 51 (3.90%) Oracle
7 46 (3.51%) Twitter
8 38 (2.90%) IBM
9 35 (2.67%) SAP
10 29 (2.22%) Citrix
11 28 (2.14%) Facebook
12 25 (1.91%) Red Hat
13 23 (1.76%) Cisco
13 23 (1.76%) HP
13 23 (1.76%) Splunk
14 19 (1.45%) Omniture
15 15 (1.15%) ServiceNow
16 14 (1.07%) Coremetrics
17 12 (0.92%) Hortonworks
18 11 (0.84%) Talend
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day for 6 months (rolling)
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Talent International
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Rate: £220 - £280 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Searchability
Rate: £300 - £365 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £500 to £550 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £535 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
LA International
Rate: £300 - £390 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
People Source
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Costello & Reyes Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Searchability
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Leicestershire
Searchability
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum 12 month fixed term contract
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £425 - £455 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Southbank Centre
Posted: Yesterday
London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £550 per annum 6 months
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Explore Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE)
Rate: From £24,780 to £34,983 per annum pro rata
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £500 to £550 p/day
Posted: 8 days ago
Peterborough
Searchability
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £449 to £599 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Edinburgh
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Halifax
Searchability
Rate: £180 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago