Period
to 14 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for GCP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GCP over the 6 months to 14 November 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.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
London > Central London
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 126 232
Rank change year-on-year +77 +106 +9
Contract jobs citing GCP 322 206 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 4.31% 2.24% 0.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.53% 7.79% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 156 43
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.28% +15.00%
10th Percentile £425 £375 £386
90th Percentile £713 £694 £670
London median daily rate £575 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Central London median hourly rate - - £30.73
London median hourly rate - - £27.16

GCP is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,570 2,643 1,624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 34.38% 28.69% 19.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,002 2,127 1,285
Central London median daily rate £520 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.95% +5.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £310
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 27
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.10 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.02% -4.74% -45.71%
10th Percentile £18.04 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £23.75 £29.11
London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +15.79% -11.63% -11.34%

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing GCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for GCP in Central London

GCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GCP in Central London

GCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GCP in Central London over the 6 months to 14 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GCP in Central London

GCP
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GCP within the Central London region over the 6 months to 14 November 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
City of London +84 252 £550 +4.76% 119
Southwark +40 16 £575 +15.00%
City of Westminster -6 6 £550 -8.33%
West End of London +7 4 £575 +9.52%
GCP
London

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing GCP 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 Central London region with a requirement for GCP.

1 202 (62.73%) AWS
2 190 (59.01%) Google
3 149 (46.27%) Python
4 117 (36.34%) Azure
5 114 (35.40%) DevOps
6 110 (34.16%) Kubernetes
7 93 (28.88%) Docker
8 83 (25.78%) Agile Software Development
9 77 (23.91%) SQL
10 67 (20.81%) Terraform
11 65 (20.19%) Java
12 57 (17.70%) JavaScript
13 54 (16.77%) Big Data
14 53 (16.46%) Linux
15 52 (16.15%) Jenkins
16 51 (15.84%) BigQuery
17 49 (15.22%) React
17 49 (15.22%) Analytics
17 49 (15.22%) Node.js
18 47 (14.60%) Ansible
19 45 (13.98%) Kafka
20 42 (13.04%) Microservices
21 41 (12.73%) Go
22 38 (11.80%) Greenfield Project
23 37 (11.49%) Finance
24 35 (10.87%) TDD
24 35 (10.87%) Data Science
25 34 (10.56%) Apache Spark
26 33 (10.25%) Machine Learning
26 33 (10.25%) PostgreSQL

GCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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 34 (10.56%) Apache Spark
2 23 (7.14%) Apache Airflow
3 21 (6.52%) Apache
4 11 (3.42%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.55%) SAS
6 4 (1.24%) Confluence
7 3 (0.93%) Ethereum
7 3 (0.93%) nginx
8 2 (0.62%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.62%) Luigi
8 2 (0.62%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.31%) JBoss
9 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.31%) WildFly
9 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.31%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 202 (62.73%) AWS
2 117 (36.34%) Azure
3 14 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (3.42%) GitHub
5 9 (2.80%) Serverless
6 7 (2.17%) Apigee
6 7 (2.17%) Tricentis Tosca
7 6 (1.86%) Heroku
8 5 (1.55%) Amazon SageMaker
8 5 (1.55%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (1.55%) Google Analytics
8 5 (1.55%) Google App Engine
8 5 (1.55%) Google Compute Engine
8 5 (1.55%) SaaS
9 4 (1.24%) Amazon S3
9 4 (1.24%) Firebase
9 4 (1.24%) PaaS
9 4 (1.24%) Stackdriver
9 4 (1.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.93%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.35%) Firewall
2 8 (2.48%) DNS
3 7 (2.17%) Internet
4 5 (1.55%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (0.93%) DHCP
5 3 (0.93%) HTTP
5 3 (0.93%) Network Security
5 3 (0.93%) Wireless
6 2 (0.62%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (0.62%) Extranet
6 2 (0.62%) LAN
6 2 (0.62%) WAN
6 2 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.31%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (16.77%) Big Data
2 51 (15.84%) BigQuery
3 33 (10.25%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (9.32%) Hadoop
5 29 (9.01%) NoSQL
6 27 (8.39%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (5.90%) MySQL
8 17 (5.28%) SQL Server
9 12 (3.73%) Amazon Redshift
9 12 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (3.42%) Relational Database
11 10 (3.11%) Apache Hive
12 7 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (1.86%) MongoDB
14 5 (1.55%) Blockchain
15 4 (1.24%) Data Lake
15 4 (1.24%) RDBMS
15 4 (1.24%) Redis
16 3 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 3 (0.93%) HBase
Development Applications
1 52 (16.15%) Jenkins
2 13 (4.04%) webpack
3 12 (3.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 12 (3.73%) Git (software)
4 10 (3.11%) JIRA
5 8 (2.48%) Selenium
6 6 (1.86%) Babel
7 5 (1.55%) CircleCI
7 5 (1.55%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (1.55%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.24%) Maven
9 3 (0.93%) Artifactory
9 3 (0.93%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.93%) GitLab
9 3 (0.93%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.31%) ER Studio
10 1 (0.31%) GoCD
10 1 (0.31%) gulp
10 1 (0.31%) Spinnaker
10 1 (0.31%) Travis CI
General
1 37 (11.49%) Finance
2 31 (9.63%) Banking
3 8 (2.48%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.17%) Law
5 6 (1.86%) Marketing
6 4 (1.24%) Publishing
7 3 (0.93%) Retail
8 2 (0.62%) Public Sector
8 2 (0.62%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.31%) Advertising
9 1 (0.31%) Automotive
9 1 (0.31%) Billing
9 1 (0.31%) Front Office
9 1 (0.31%) Games
9 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 98 (30.43%) Developer
2 53 (16.46%) Data Engineer
3 49 (15.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 40 (12.42%) Architect
5 38 (11.80%) Python Engineer
6 33 (10.25%) Python Developer
7 24 (7.45%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 22 (6.83%) Cloud Engineer
9 21 (6.52%) AWS Engineer
10 20 (6.21%) Cloud Architect
11 19 (5.90%) AWS DevOps
12 18 (5.59%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 18 (5.59%) React Developer
13 16 (4.97%) Full Stack Developer
14 15 (4.66%) Big Data Engineer
14 15 (4.66%) Senior Developer
15 14 (4.35%) Java Developer
15 14 (4.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 13 (4.04%) Senior DevOps
17 12 (3.73%) Azure DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (15.22%) Node.js
1 49 (15.22%) React
2 45 (13.98%) Kafka
3 25 (7.76%) CSS
4 18 (5.59%) Web Services
5 17 (5.28%) Redux
5 17 (5.28%) REST
6 14 (4.35%) AngularJS
6 14 (4.35%) Django
7 13 (4.04%) GraphQL
8 12 (3.73%) PySpark
8 12 (3.73%) Spring
9 11 (3.42%) Apache Beam
9 11 (3.42%) HTML
9 11 (3.42%) React Native
9 11 (3.42%) scikit-learn
9 11 (3.42%) Vue.js
10 9 (2.80%) Flask
10 9 (2.80%) RESTful
11 8 (2.48%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.80%) Greenfield Project
2 23 (7.14%) Public Cloud
3 15 (4.66%) Algorithms
3 15 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.66%) Data Structures
4 9 (2.80%) User Experience
5 7 (2.17%) Cloud Native
6 6 (1.86%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (1.55%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.55%) Renewable Energy
8 3 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (0.93%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.62%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.62%) Replication
9 2 (0.62%) Robotics
9 2 (0.62%) Tandem
9 2 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.31%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 53 (16.46%) Linux
2 16 (4.97%) Windows
3 7 (2.17%) Unix
4 6 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.24%) CentOS
6 3 (0.93%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.31%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.31%) Debian
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (35.40%) DevOps
2 83 (25.78%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (15.22%) Analytics
4 42 (13.04%) Microservices
5 35 (10.87%) Data Science
5 35 (10.87%) TDD
6 33 (10.25%) Machine Learning
7 32 (9.94%) ETL
8 30 (9.32%) Migration
9 28 (8.70%) Data Modelling
9 28 (8.70%) Scrum
10 27 (8.39%) Continuous Delivery
11 26 (8.07%) Infrastructure as Code
12 25 (7.76%) Software Engineering
13 21 (6.52%) Artificial Intelligence
13 21 (6.52%) Fintech
13 21 (6.52%) Problem-Solving
14 20 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (5.59%) Data Engineering
15 18 (5.59%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 149 (46.27%) Python
2 77 (23.91%) SQL
3 65 (20.19%) Java
4 57 (17.70%) JavaScript
5 41 (12.73%) Go
6 29 (9.01%) Scala
7 21 (6.52%) TypeScript
8 20 (6.21%) ES6
9 11 (3.42%) C#
10 10 (3.11%) Bash Shell
10 10 (3.11%) Ruby
11 6 (1.86%) Groovy
11 6 (1.86%) Perl
12 5 (1.55%) Java 8
13 4 (1.24%) C++
14 3 (0.93%) ANSI SQL
14 3 (0.93%) PHP
14 3 (0.93%) R
14 3 (0.93%) Solidity
15 2 (0.62%) Rust
Qualifications
1 11 (3.42%) Degree
2 6 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.55%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.24%) CISSP
4 4 (1.24%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.93%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.93%) PMP
6 2 (0.62%) CCIE
6 2 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.62%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.31%) CAPM
7 1 (0.31%) ISEB
7 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.31%) Project+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.55%) QA
2 4 (1.24%) NIST
3 2 (0.62%) GDPR
3 2 (0.62%) NCSC
3 2 (0.62%) NIST 800
3 2 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 93 (28.88%) Docker
2 4 (1.24%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.93%) HDFS
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.31%) vSphere
4 1 (0.31%) XenApp
4 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 110 (34.16%) Kubernetes
2 67 (20.81%) Terraform
3 47 (14.60%) Ansible
4 18 (5.59%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (4.04%) Puppet
6 9 (2.80%) Prometheus
7 6 (1.86%) Istio
8 5 (1.55%) Grafana
8 5 (1.55%) Mesos
9 4 (1.24%) Marathon
10 2 (0.62%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.62%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.62%) Kibana
10 2 (0.62%) logstash
10 2 (0.62%) Packer
11 1 (0.31%) Consul
11 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.31%) Nagios
11 1 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.31%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 190 (59.01%) Google
2 18 (5.59%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.48%) Red Hat
4 7 (2.17%) Tableau
5 5 (1.55%) Alteryx
5 5 (1.55%) Cloudera
5 5 (1.55%) New Relic
5 5 (1.55%) Oracle
6 4 (1.24%) Palo Alto
7 2 (0.62%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.62%) Cisco
7 2 (0.62%) Confluent
7 2 (0.62%) ForgeRock
7 2 (0.62%) MuleSoft
7 2 (0.62%) Twitter
7 2 (0.62%) Veracode
8 1 (0.31%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.31%) Teradata
8 1 (0.31%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.31%) VMware