Period
to 3 March 2021

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 3 March 2021 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
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 54 48 117
Rank change year-on-year -6 +69 +90
Contract jobs citing GCP 84 194 149
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 3.71% 4.21% 2.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.13% 13.17% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 164 120
Median daily rate £525 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% - -
10th Percentile £413 £425 £423
90th Percentile £688 £713 £713
Central London median daily rate £525 £560 £575
% change year-on-year -6.25% -2.61% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 755 1,473 1,939
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.38% 31.98% 28.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 1,170 1,533
Median daily rate £525 £513 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% -2.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £357 £313 £350
90th Percentile £650 £660 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £512 £525
% change year-on-year +2.54% -2.48% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 12
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +17.14% -16.12%
10th Percentile £15.05 £18.70 £12.25
90th Percentile £24.64 £57.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate £22.98 £20.00 £18.76
% change year-on-year +14.88% +6.61% -10.08%

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing GCP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing GCP in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for GCP in the City of London

GCP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing GCP in the City of London over the 6 months to 3 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for GCP in the City of London

GCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing GCP in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend 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 3 March 2021. 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 +5 1 £600 +9.09%
GCP
Central London

For the 6 months to 3 March 2021, 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 47 (55.95%) AWS
2 40 (47.62%) Azure
3 32 (38.10%) DevOps
4 27 (32.14%) Python
5 24 (28.57%) Banking
6 23 (27.38%) Google
6 23 (27.38%) Kubernetes
7 22 (26.19%) Microservices
8 21 (25.00%) Java
9 17 (20.24%) Finance
10 16 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (19.05%) SQL
10 16 (19.05%) Docker
11 15 (17.86%) BigQuery
11 15 (17.86%) Terraform
12 13 (15.48%) Node.js
12 13 (15.48%) Jenkins
13 12 (14.29%) Go
14 11 (13.10%) JavaScript
15 9 (10.71%) TDD
15 9 (10.71%) Scrum
15 9 (10.71%) VMware
15 9 (10.71%) Migration
15 9 (10.71%) Scala
15 9 (10.71%) Git (software)
15 9 (10.71%) Cloud Native
16 8 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
16 8 (9.52%) Ansible
16 8 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
16 8 (9.52%) Analytics

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 3 (3.57%) Jupyter
1 3 (3.57%) Mule
1 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.38%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.38%) Confluence
2 2 (2.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.19%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.19%) Apache
3 1 (1.19%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (1.19%) CMS
3 1 (1.19%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Chatbot
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 47 (55.95%) AWS
2 40 (47.62%) Azure
3 7 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (8.33%) IaaS
3 7 (8.33%) Serverless
4 6 (7.14%) GitHub
4 6 (7.14%) PaaS
5 4 (4.76%) Amazon ECS
5 4 (4.76%) Apigee
5 4 (4.76%) npm
5 4 (4.76%) Power Platform
6 3 (3.57%) Datadog
6 3 (3.57%) SaaS
6 3 (3.57%) Yarn
7 2 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (2.38%) Cloud Functions
7 2 (2.38%) Microsoft 365
8 1 (1.19%) Amazon Cognito
8 1 (1.19%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (1.19%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) Network Security
2 2 (2.38%) Kerberos
2 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.19%) BGP
3 1 (1.19%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.19%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (1.19%) InfiniBand
3 1 (1.19%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.19%) Multicast
3 1 (1.19%) OSPF
3 1 (1.19%) SMTP
3 1 (1.19%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.19%) VPN
3 1 (1.19%) WAN
3 1 (1.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.86%) BigQuery
2 8 (9.52%) Big Data
3 5 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.95%) Snowflake Schema
3 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.76%) Power BI
5 3 (3.57%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.57%) Tableau
6 2 (2.38%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (2.38%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.38%) Cloud Spanner
6 2 (2.38%) Looker
6 2 (2.38%) MySQL
6 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.38%) Sisense
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2017
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 13 (15.48%) Jenkins
2 9 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.14%) JIRA
4 4 (4.76%) Gerrit
4 4 (4.76%) GitLab
5 3 (3.57%) Bitbucket
5 3 (3.57%) CircleCI
5 3 (3.57%) Gradle
5 3 (3.57%) Maven
5 3 (3.57%) Mocha
5 3 (3.57%) webpack
6 2 (2.38%) Babel
6 2 (2.38%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.38%) Gatling
6 2 (2.38%) JMeter
6 2 (2.38%) JUnit
6 2 (2.38%) PyUnit
7 1 (1.19%) Robot Framework
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.19%) Travis CI
General
1 24 (28.57%) Banking
2 17 (20.24%) Finance
3 2 (2.38%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.38%) Law
3 2 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (1.19%) Advertising
4 1 (1.19%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.19%) Automotive
4 1 (1.19%) International Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.19%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (19.05%) Developer
2 12 (14.29%) Data Engineer
3 11 (13.10%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (9.52%) Scala Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) Architect
6 6 (7.14%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Azure DevOps
8 3 (3.57%) Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (3.57%) Engagement Manager
8 3 (3.57%) Node.js Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.57%) VMware Engineer
9 2 (2.38%) DBA
9 2 (2.38%) Migration Engineer
9 2 (2.38%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (2.38%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.48%) Node.js
2 6 (7.14%) React
3 5 (5.95%) GraphQL
3 5 (5.95%) Kafka
3 5 (5.95%) Spring
3 5 (5.95%) Spring Boot
4 4 (4.76%) .NET
4 4 (4.76%) HTML
5 3 (3.57%) CSS
5 3 (3.57%) React Native
6 2 (2.38%) Django
6 2 (2.38%) HTML5
6 2 (2.38%) koa
6 2 (2.38%) LDAP
6 2 (2.38%) REST
6 2 (2.38%) SciPy
6 2 (2.38%) Swagger
6 2 (2.38%) TensorFlow
6 2 (2.38%) Web Services
6 2 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) Cloud Native
2 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.14%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.38%) Reinsurance
4 2 (2.38%) Renewable Energy
4 2 (2.38%) User Experience
5 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.19%) Blog
5 1 (1.19%) Clustering
5 1 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.19%) LIMS
5 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.19%) Replication
5 1 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.52%) Windows
2 6 (7.14%) Linux
3 4 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (38.10%) DevOps
2 22 (26.19%) Microservices
3 16 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (10.71%) Migration
4 9 (10.71%) Scrum
4 9 (10.71%) TDD
5 8 (9.52%) Analytics
5 8 (9.52%) Software Engineering
6 7 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 7 (8.33%) ETL
6 7 (8.33%) Infrastructure as Code
7 6 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 6 (7.14%) High Availability
7 6 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
8 5 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (5.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (5.95%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (32.14%) Python
2 21 (25.00%) Java
3 16 (19.05%) SQL
4 12 (14.29%) Go
5 11 (13.10%) JavaScript
6 9 (10.71%) Scala
7 6 (7.14%) PowerShell
8 5 (5.95%) TypeScript
9 4 (4.76%) C#
9 4 (4.76%) Ruby
10 3 (3.57%) Java 8
11 2 (2.38%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.38%) C++
11 2 (2.38%) Groovy
11 2 (2.38%) Perl
11 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.19%) Kotlin
12 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.19%) R
12 1 (1.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (7.14%) Degree
2 4 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.57%) CCNA
3 3 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.57%) SAFe Agilist
4 2 (2.38%) MCSE
4 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.19%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.19%) CCIE
5 1 (1.19%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) SLA
3 1 (1.19%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (1.19%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (19.05%) Docker
2 8 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.95%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (4.76%) Active Directory
5 3 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.19%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 23 (27.38%) Kubernetes
2 15 (17.86%) Terraform
3 8 (9.52%) Ansible
3 8 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (7.14%) Puppet
5 4 (4.76%) Salt
6 3 (3.57%) Grafana
6 3 (3.57%) Prometheus
6 3 (3.57%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 2 (2.38%) Istio
7 2 (2.38%) SCOM
8 1 (1.19%) Control-M
8 1 (1.19%) Data Guard
8 1 (1.19%) Demisto
8 1 (1.19%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (1.19%) Kubeflow
8 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.19%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (27.38%) Google
2 9 (10.71%) VMware
3 6 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.95%) Splunk
5 4 (4.76%) EMC
6 3 (3.57%) NetApp
6 3 (3.57%) Oracle
7 2 (2.38%) Axway
7 2 (2.38%) Confluent
7 2 (2.38%) IBM
8 1 (1.19%) Adobe
8 1 (1.19%) BMC
8 1 (1.19%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.19%) CyberArk
8 1 (1.19%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.19%) Nokia
8 1 (1.19%) Qualys
8 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.19%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.19%) UiPath