Period
to 20 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 20 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 132 216
Rank change year-on-year +83 +84 +7
Contract jobs citing GCP 249 129 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.24% 1.83% 0.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.49% 6.67% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 100 33
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £425 £375 £286
90th Percentile £721 £689 £695
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £518
% change year-on-year - +6.28% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
City of London median hourly rate - - £30.73
Central London median hourly rate - - £30.73

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 the City of London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,993 1,933 1,274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.90% 27.39% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,562 1,589 1,026
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £325 £337 £313
90th Percentile £667 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £520 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -0.95% +5.00% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 23
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -2.78% -45.86%
10th Percentile £18.66 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £31.90 £23.75 £25.14
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year +12.30% -1.58% -45.71%

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for GCP in the City of London

GCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GCP in the City of London

GCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GCP in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GCP in the City of London

GCP
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 20 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
London Bridge +45 15 £588 +17.50%
Moorgate - 3 £575 -
GCP
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 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 City of London region with a requirement for GCP.

1 154 (61.85%) AWS
2 149 (59.84%) Google
3 117 (46.99%) Python
4 90 (36.14%) Azure
5 89 (35.74%) Kubernetes
6 86 (34.54%) DevOps
7 78 (31.33%) Docker
8 63 (25.30%) Java
9 56 (22.49%) Agile Software Development
10 55 (22.09%) SQL
11 49 (19.68%) Terraform
12 46 (18.47%) Jenkins
13 45 (18.07%) Linux
14 43 (17.27%) BigQuery
15 41 (16.47%) Analytics
16 39 (15.66%) Ansible
17 37 (14.86%) JavaScript
18 35 (14.06%) Big Data
18 35 (14.06%) Kafka
19 33 (13.25%) Go
19 33 (13.25%) Data Science
20 32 (12.85%) Machine Learning
20 32 (12.85%) React
21 30 (12.05%) PostgreSQL
22 29 (11.65%) Apache Spark
23 28 (11.24%) Banking
24 27 (10.84%) Migration
24 27 (10.84%) Microservices
24 27 (10.84%) Continuous Delivery
25 26 (10.44%) Finance

GCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 29 (11.65%) Apache Spark
2 18 (7.23%) Apache Airflow
3 13 (5.22%) Apache
4 11 (4.42%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.01%) SAS
6 4 (1.61%) Confluence
7 3 (1.20%) Ethereum
8 2 (0.80%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.80%) Luigi
8 2 (0.80%) nginx
8 2 (0.80%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.40%) DNN
9 1 (0.40%) JBoss
9 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.40%) WildFly
9 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 154 (61.85%) AWS
2 90 (36.14%) Azure
3 11 (4.42%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (3.21%) GitHub
5 7 (2.81%) Serverless
5 7 (2.81%) Tricentis Tosca
6 5 (2.01%) Apigee
6 5 (2.01%) Google Compute Engine
6 5 (2.01%) SaaS
7 4 (1.61%) Google Analytics
7 4 (1.61%) Google App Engine
7 4 (1.61%) PaaS
7 4 (1.61%) Stackdriver
7 4 (1.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (1.20%) Amazon ECS
8 3 (1.20%) Amazon SageMaker
8 3 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.20%) IaaS
9 2 (0.80%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.80%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.21%) Firewall
2 6 (2.41%) Internet
3 5 (2.01%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (1.20%) HTTP
5 2 (0.80%) DNS
5 2 (0.80%) Network Security
5 2 (0.80%) Wireless
6 1 (0.40%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (0.40%) DHCP
6 1 (0.40%) Extranet
6 1 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.40%) LAN
6 1 (0.40%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.40%) WAN
6 1 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (17.27%) BigQuery
2 35 (14.06%) Big Data
3 30 (12.05%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (9.64%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (8.03%) Hadoop
6 19 (7.63%) MySQL
7 16 (6.43%) SQL Server
8 15 (6.02%) NoSQL
9 12 (4.82%) Amazon Redshift
10 10 (4.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (3.61%) Relational Database
12 7 (2.81%) Apache Hive
13 5 (2.01%) MongoDB
14 4 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (1.20%) Blockchain
15 3 (1.20%) HBase
15 3 (1.20%) Looker
16 2 (0.80%) Power BI
16 2 (0.80%) RDBMS
16 2 (0.80%) Redis
Development Applications
1 46 (18.47%) Jenkins
2 10 (4.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (3.61%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.21%) JIRA
4 8 (3.21%) Selenium
4 8 (3.21%) webpack
5 6 (2.41%) Babel
6 5 (2.01%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.61%) CircleCI
7 4 (1.61%) Maven
7 4 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (1.20%) Artifactory
8 3 (1.20%) SonarQube
9 2 (0.80%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.80%) GitLab
10 1 (0.40%) Gradle
10 1 (0.40%) Grunt
10 1 (0.40%) Liquibase
10 1 (0.40%) Mockito
10 1 (0.40%) Spock
General
1 28 (11.24%) Banking
2 26 (10.44%) Finance
3 7 (2.81%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.41%) Law
5 5 (2.01%) Marketing
6 4 (1.61%) Publishing
7 2 (0.80%) Retail
7 2 (0.80%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.40%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Billing
8 1 (0.40%) Front Office
8 1 (0.40%) Games
8 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 72 (28.92%) Developer
2 43 (17.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 38 (15.26%) Architect
3 38 (15.26%) Data Engineer
4 29 (11.65%) Python Developer
5 28 (11.24%) Python Engineer
6 20 (8.03%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 19 (7.63%) Cloud Architect
8 17 (6.83%) AWS Engineer
8 17 (6.83%) Cloud Engineer
9 15 (6.02%) AWS DevOps
9 15 (6.02%) Java Developer
10 14 (5.62%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 13 (5.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 13 (5.22%) React Developer
12 11 (4.42%) Azure DevOps
12 11 (4.42%) Linux Engineer
12 11 (4.42%) Senior DevOps
13 10 (4.02%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 10 (4.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (14.06%) Kafka
2 32 (12.85%) React
3 22 (8.84%) Node.js
4 18 (7.23%) Web Services
5 13 (5.22%) REST
6 12 (4.82%) Django
6 12 (4.82%) Redux
7 11 (4.42%) React Native
7 11 (4.42%) Spring
8 10 (4.02%) AngularJS
8 10 (4.02%) CSS
9 9 (3.61%) Pandas
9 9 (3.61%) scikit-learn
9 9 (3.61%) Vue.js
10 8 (3.21%) PySpark
10 8 (3.21%) RabbitMQ
11 7 (2.81%) Flask
12 6 (2.41%) Apache Beam
12 6 (2.41%) NumPy
12 6 (2.41%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.04%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (5.22%) Public Cloud
3 10 (4.02%) Algorithms
4 9 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.81%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.01%) Cloud Native
6 5 (2.01%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (2.01%) Renewable Energy
7 3 (1.20%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.80%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (0.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.80%) Robotics
8 2 (0.80%) User Experience
9 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.40%) Replication
9 1 (0.40%) Social Media
9 1 (0.40%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 45 (18.07%) Linux
2 15 (6.02%) Windows
3 6 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (2.41%) Unix
4 3 (1.20%) CentOS
5 2 (0.80%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.40%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.40%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (34.54%) DevOps
2 56 (22.49%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (16.47%) Analytics
4 33 (13.25%) Data Science
5 32 (12.85%) Machine Learning
6 27 (10.84%) Continuous Delivery
6 27 (10.84%) Microservices
6 27 (10.84%) Migration
7 24 (9.64%) ETL
8 22 (8.84%) Data Modelling
9 20 (8.03%) Artificial Intelligence
10 19 (7.63%) Software Engineering
10 19 (7.63%) TDD
11 18 (7.23%) Open Source
12 17 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (6.83%) Infrastructure as Code
13 16 (6.43%) Data Engineering
13 16 (6.43%) Fintech
14 15 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (5.22%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 117 (46.99%) Python
2 63 (25.30%) Java
3 55 (22.09%) SQL
4 37 (14.86%) JavaScript
5 33 (13.25%) Go
6 24 (9.64%) Scala
7 15 (6.02%) ES6
8 12 (4.82%) TypeScript
9 9 (3.61%) C#
9 9 (3.61%) Ruby
10 8 (3.21%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.41%) Groovy
11 6 (2.41%) Perl
12 5 (2.01%) Java 8
13 4 (1.61%) ANSI SQL
13 4 (1.61%) C++
14 3 (1.20%) PHP
14 3 (1.20%) R
14 3 (1.20%) Solidity
15 2 (0.80%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (5.22%) Degree
2 6 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (2.41%) Master's Degree
3 4 (1.61%) CISSP
4 3 (1.20%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.80%) PhD
5 2 (0.80%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.80%) PMP
6 1 (0.40%) CAPM
6 1 (0.40%) CCIE
6 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.40%) ISEB
6 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.40%) Project+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.61%) NIST
2 2 (0.80%) GDPR
2 2 (0.80%) NCSC
2 2 (0.80%) NIST 800
2 2 (0.80%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.80%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 78 (31.33%) Docker
2 3 (1.20%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.80%) HDFS
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.40%) vSphere
4 1 (0.40%) XenApp
4 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 89 (35.74%) Kubernetes
2 49 (19.68%) Terraform
3 39 (15.66%) Ansible
4 11 (4.42%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (4.42%) Puppet
5 6 (2.41%) Istio
5 6 (2.41%) Prometheus
6 5 (2.01%) Mesos
7 4 (1.61%) Grafana
7 4 (1.61%) Marathon
8 2 (0.80%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.80%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.80%) logstash
8 2 (0.80%) Packer
9 1 (0.40%) Consul
9 1 (0.40%) Kibana
9 1 (0.40%) Kubeflow
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.40%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 149 (59.84%) Google
2 16 (6.43%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.21%) Red Hat
4 5 (2.01%) Oracle
4 5 (2.01%) Tableau
5 4 (1.61%) New Relic
6 2 (0.80%) ForgeRock
6 2 (0.80%) MuleSoft
6 2 (0.80%) Palo Alto
6 2 (0.80%) Veracode
7 1 (0.40%) Alibaba
7 1 (0.40%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.40%) Cisco
7 1 (0.40%) Cognos
7 1 (0.40%) Confluent
7 1 (0.40%) Facebook
7 1 (0.40%) OneLogin
7 1 (0.40%) Tealium
7 1 (0.40%) Thycotic
7 1 (0.40%) Twitter