Period
to 26 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Google Cloud Platform skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Google Cloud Platform over the 6 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 164 226
Rank change year-on-year +90 +62 +23
Contract jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 292 142 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 3.46% 1.56% 0.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.49% 5.84% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 96 18
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £528
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.27% +15.62%
10th Percentile £424 £425 £351
90th Percentile £723 £725 £698
London median daily rate £575 £550 £500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £24.50 £30.77 £27.16
% change year-on-year -20.38% +13.29% -0.39%

Google Cloud Platform 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 2,783 2,433 1,226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 32.93% 26.67% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,201 1,916 959
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.52% +3.68%
10th Percentile £369 £325 £300
90th Percentile £673 £663 £625
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 15
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £21.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.46% -3.84%
10th Percentile £16.45 £16.25 £13.07
90th Percentile £40.15 £40.63 £29.77
London median hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £21.16
% change year-on-year -2.00% +18.18% -15.38%

Google Cloud Platform
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Google Cloud Platform as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Google Cloud Platform in Central London

Google Cloud Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google Cloud Platform in Central London

Google Cloud Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google Cloud Platform in Central London over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google Cloud Platform in Central London

Google Cloud Platform
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 Google Cloud Platform within the Central London region over the 6 months to 26 June 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 +80 228 £550 -2.22% 39
Southwark +4 56 £525 +10.53%
West End of London -4 8 £550 +5.77%
City of Westminster -25 4 £500 -13.04%
Google Cloud Platform
London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 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 Google Cloud Platform.

1 218 (74.66%) Google
2 210 (71.92%) Amazon AWS
3 152 (52.05%) Python
4 144 (49.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 102 (34.93%) DevOps
6 98 (33.56%) Big Data
7 89 (30.48%) Apache Spark
8 85 (29.11%) Kubernetes
9 83 (28.42%) Data Science
10 75 (25.68%) Docker
10 75 (25.68%) Finance
11 73 (25.00%) SQL
12 71 (24.32%) Java
13 61 (20.89%) Apache
13 61 (20.89%) PySpark
14 57 (19.52%) Apache Airflow
14 57 (19.52%) Data Engineering
15 54 (18.49%) Mentoring
15 54 (18.49%) Agile Software Development
16 49 (16.78%) Coaching
17 47 (16.10%) Data Cleansing
18 46 (15.75%) Linux
19 40 (13.70%) Hadoop
19 40 (13.70%) Machine Learning
20 36 (12.33%) Kafka
20 36 (12.33%) Analytics
21 32 (10.96%) BigQuery
22 31 (10.62%) JavaScript
22 31 (10.62%) E-Commerce
23 30 (10.27%) Scala

Google Cloud Platform
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 89 (30.48%) Apache Spark
2 61 (20.89%) Apache
3 57 (19.52%) Apache Airflow
4 10 (3.42%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.71%) Confluence
5 5 (1.71%) nginx
6 4 (1.37%) IIS
6 4 (1.37%) Jetty
6 4 (1.37%) Mongrel
6 4 (1.37%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.37%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.03%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.68%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.68%) SAS
9 1 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.34%) Drupal
9 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 210 (71.92%) Amazon AWS
2 144 (49.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.45%) GitHub
4 10 (3.42%) Amazon SageMaker
4 10 (3.42%) Apigee
5 9 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (2.74%) PaaS
7 7 (2.40%) IaaS
8 5 (1.71%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (1.71%) G Suite
9 4 (1.37%) Google Analytics
9 4 (1.37%) Google App Engine
9 4 (1.37%) Google Tag Manager
9 4 (1.37%) Heroku
9 4 (1.37%) Power Platform
10 3 (1.03%) Adobe Analytics
10 3 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (1.03%) Serverless
11 2 (0.68%) Amazon ECS
11 2 (0.68%) Google Sheets
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.45%) DNS
2 11 (3.77%) Firewall
3 8 (2.74%) HTTP
4 7 (2.40%) DHCP
5 5 (1.71%) Internet
6 4 (1.37%) Cisco ISE
6 4 (1.37%) Extranet
6 4 (1.37%) LAN
6 4 (1.37%) Network Security
6 4 (1.37%) SSL
6 4 (1.37%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.37%) WAN
6 4 (1.37%) Wireless
7 3 (1.03%) FTP
7 3 (1.03%) IPsec
7 3 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.68%) VPN
9 1 (0.34%) AMQP
9 1 (0.34%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (33.56%) Big Data
2 40 (13.70%) Hadoop
3 32 (10.96%) BigQuery
4 23 (7.88%) Apache Hive
4 23 (7.88%) NoSQL
5 21 (7.19%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (3.08%) HBase
7 9 (3.08%) MongoDB
8 8 (2.74%) Amazon Redshift
8 8 (2.74%) MySQL
9 7 (2.40%) Relational Database
10 6 (2.05%) Impala
11 5 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.71%) Data Lake
11 5 (1.71%) Snowflake Schema
11 5 (1.71%) SQL Server
11 5 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.37%) Amazon QuickSight
12 4 (1.37%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 29 (9.93%) Jenkins
2 23 (7.88%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.08%) JIRA
4 6 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (2.05%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (1.71%) Travis CI
6 4 (1.37%) Gerrit
6 4 (1.37%) Maven
7 3 (1.03%) Artifactory
7 3 (1.03%) GitLab
7 3 (1.03%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.68%) Ant
8 2 (0.68%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.68%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.68%) Grunt
8 2 (0.68%) gulp
8 2 (0.68%) JUnit
8 2 (0.68%) Spinnaker
8 2 (0.68%) Subversion
8 2 (0.68%) webpack
General
1 75 (25.68%) Finance
2 29 (9.93%) Banking
3 8 (2.74%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.40%) Marketing
5 5 (1.71%) Retail
6 4 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.37%) Publishing
7 3 (1.03%) Games
7 3 (1.03%) Law
8 2 (0.68%) Front Office
8 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.34%) Back Office
9 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (30.48%) Data Engineer
2 83 (28.42%) Python Engineer
3 57 (19.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 54 (18.49%) Big Data Engineer
4 54 (18.49%) Developer
5 31 (10.62%) Cloud Engineer
6 29 (9.93%) Architect
6 29 (9.93%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 22 (7.53%) AWS Engineer
8 19 (6.51%) Python Developer
9 17 (5.82%) AWS DevOps
9 17 (5.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 15 (5.14%) Azure DevOps
10 15 (5.14%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 15 (5.14%) Azure Engineer
10 15 (5.14%) Java Developer
11 14 (4.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 14 (4.79%) Linux Engineer
11 14 (4.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 11 (3.77%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (20.89%) PySpark
2 36 (12.33%) Kafka
3 27 (9.25%) REST
4 25 (8.56%) React
5 19 (6.51%) Spring
6 18 (6.16%) Node.js
7 16 (5.48%) Web Services
8 15 (5.14%) RabbitMQ
9 14 (4.79%) scikit-learn
10 10 (3.42%) MLlib
10 10 (3.42%) Play Framework
11 9 (3.08%) Django
11 9 (3.08%) Flask
11 9 (3.08%) Spark Streaming
12 8 (2.74%) Natural Language Processing
13 7 (2.40%) Spring Boot
14 6 (2.05%) GraphQL
15 5 (1.71%) Apache NiFi
15 5 (1.71%) React Native
15 5 (1.71%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.19%) Algorithms
2 18 (6.16%) Public Cloud
3 15 (5.14%) Data Structures
4 14 (4.79%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (3.08%) iPad
6 8 (2.74%) Cloud Native
7 6 (2.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (1.71%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.37%) Life Science
9 4 (1.37%) PKI
9 4 (1.37%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.03%) Tandem
10 3 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.68%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 46 (15.75%) Linux
2 7 (2.40%) Windows
3 5 (1.71%) Unix
4 3 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.34%) CentOS
5 1 (0.34%) Debian
5 1 (0.34%) Fedora
5 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (34.93%) DevOps
2 83 (28.42%) Data Science
3 57 (19.52%) Data Engineering
4 54 (18.49%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (18.49%) Mentoring
5 49 (16.78%) Coaching
6 47 (16.10%) Data Cleansing
7 40 (13.70%) Machine Learning
8 36 (12.33%) Analytics
9 31 (10.62%) E-Commerce
10 29 (9.93%) Microservices
11 26 (8.90%) Artificial Intelligence
11 26 (8.90%) Migration
11 26 (8.90%) TDD
12 24 (8.22%) Data Modelling
13 23 (7.88%) Scrum
14 22 (7.53%) Configuration Management
15 20 (6.85%) Fintech
16 18 (6.16%) Infrastructure as Code
17 17 (5.82%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 152 (52.05%) Python
2 73 (25.00%) SQL
3 71 (24.32%) Java
4 31 (10.62%) JavaScript
5 30 (10.27%) Scala
6 21 (7.19%) Go
7 9 (3.08%) Bash Shell
8 7 (2.40%) Java 8
8 7 (2.40%) PHP
8 7 (2.40%) R
9 6 (2.05%) Groovy
9 6 (2.05%) Ruby
10 5 (1.71%) C++
10 5 (1.71%) Clojure
10 5 (1.71%) Java 9
10 5 (1.71%) Kotlin
10 5 (1.71%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.37%) C#
12 3 (1.03%) C
12 3 (1.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (3.08%) Degree
2 4 (1.37%) CCIE
2 4 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (1.37%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.37%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.03%) CISSP
3 3 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.68%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.68%) PMP
5 1 (0.34%) CAPM
5 1 (0.34%) CISM
5 1 (0.34%) CISMP
5 1 (0.34%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.34%) Project+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.05%) GDPR
2 5 (1.71%) QA
3 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (0.68%) PSD2
4 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.34%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.34%) NIST
4 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 75 (25.68%) Docker
2 5 (1.71%) HDFS
3 4 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.37%) Xen
4 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.34%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.34%) etcd
4 1 (0.34%) KVM
4 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.34%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 85 (29.11%) Kubernetes
2 27 (9.25%) Terraform
3 20 (6.85%) Ansible
4 15 (5.14%) Puppet
5 14 (4.79%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (3.77%) Istio
7 9 (3.08%) Hadoop YARN
7 9 (3.08%) Mesos
8 6 (2.05%) Marathon
9 4 (1.37%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (1.37%) Grafana
10 3 (1.03%) Kibana
10 3 (1.03%) Kubeflow
11 2 (0.68%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.34%) Consul
12 1 (0.34%) Fluentd
12 1 (0.34%) PingFederate
12 1 (0.34%) Rancher
12 1 (0.34%) rkt
12 1 (0.34%) Salt
Vendors
1 218 (74.66%) Google
2 14 (4.79%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.42%) Tableau
4 7 (2.40%) Splunk
5 6 (2.05%) AppDynamics
5 6 (2.05%) Dynatrace
5 6 (2.05%) VMware
6 4 (1.37%) CheckPoint
6 4 (1.37%) Cisco
6 4 (1.37%) Cloudera
6 4 (1.37%) Palo Alto
7 3 (1.03%) Adobe
7 3 (1.03%) Oracle
7 3 (1.03%) Tealium
8 2 (0.68%) Alteryx
8 2 (0.68%) Databricks
8 2 (0.68%) Datameer
8 2 (0.68%) ForgeRock
8 2 (0.68%) Kony
8 2 (0.68%) SaltStack