Period
to 30 March 2020

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 30 March 2020 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
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 50 99 184
Rank change year-on-year +49 +85 +22
Contract jobs citing GCP 177 167 71
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 4.13% 2.45% 0.99%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.33% 8.11% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 134 60
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £419 £454 £409
90th Percentile £713 £713 £725
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £27.09
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - £27.09

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 1,328 2,060 1,648
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 31.02% 30.26% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,031 1,614 1,339
Median daily rate £513 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 17
Median hourly rate £23.47 £18.25 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.60% -10.98% -3.10%
10th Percentile £18.71 £12.21 £11.25
90th Percentile £56.12 £24.88 £50.35
Median hourly rate £20.50 £18.88 £20.50
% change year-on-year +8.58% -7.90% +10.41%

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 30 March 2020.

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 30 March 2020. 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 +25 4 £550 +4.76%
GCP
Central London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2020, 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.

1 101 (57.06%) Google
2 99 (55.93%) AWS
3 83 (46.89%) Python
4 58 (32.77%) Azure
4 58 (32.77%) Kubernetes
5 56 (31.64%) DevOps
6 49 (27.68%) Java
7 39 (22.03%) Docker
8 38 (21.47%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (20.90%) Terraform
10 33 (18.64%) Big Data
11 32 (18.08%) JavaScript
12 29 (16.38%) Jenkins
13 26 (14.69%) SQL
14 25 (14.12%) React
15 24 (13.56%) Linux
16 23 (12.99%) Apache Spark
17 22 (12.43%) BigQuery
17 22 (12.43%) Kafka
18 21 (11.86%) Ansible
18 21 (11.86%) Finance
19 20 (11.30%) TDD
19 20 (11.30%) Data Science
20 19 (10.73%) Microservices
20 19 (10.73%) Microsoft
20 19 (10.73%) Continuous Integration
21 18 (10.17%) Node.js
21 18 (10.17%) C#
22 17 (9.60%) Migration
22 17 (9.60%) Machine Learning

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 23 (12.99%) Apache Spark
2 8 (4.52%) SAS
3 7 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.39%) Apache Airflow
5 5 (2.82%) Confluence
6 4 (2.26%) Apache
6 4 (2.26%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.69%) Ethereum
8 2 (1.13%) DNN
8 2 (1.13%) nginx
9 1 (0.56%) Luigi
9 1 (0.56%) Tornado
Applications
1 4 (2.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.39%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 99 (55.93%) AWS
2 58 (32.77%) Azure
3 10 (5.65%) Serverless
4 8 (4.52%) SaaS
5 7 (3.95%) GitHub
6 6 (3.39%) OpenShift
7 5 (2.82%) Apigee
7 5 (2.82%) Google Compute Engine
8 4 (2.26%) Amazon EKS
8 4 (2.26%) G Suite
9 3 (1.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (1.69%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (1.69%) Google App Engine
9 3 (1.69%) Slack
9 3 (1.69%) Tricentis Tosca
10 2 (1.13%) Amazon S3
10 2 (1.13%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.13%) Firebase
10 2 (1.13%) IaaS
10 2 (1.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.95%) Firewall
2 6 (3.39%) Internet
3 5 (2.82%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (1.13%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.56%) DNS
5 1 (0.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (18.64%) Big Data
2 22 (12.43%) BigQuery
3 14 (7.91%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (7.34%) Hadoop
4 13 (7.34%) NoSQL
5 12 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (4.52%) MySQL
6 8 (4.52%) SQL Server
7 6 (3.39%) Data Lake
8 5 (2.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (2.82%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (2.82%) Apache Hive
8 5 (2.82%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (2.26%) Impala
10 3 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.69%) Blockchain
10 3 (1.69%) Flink
10 3 (1.69%) HBase
11 2 (1.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (16.38%) Jenkins
2 8 (4.52%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.95%) Selenium
4 6 (3.39%) JIRA
5 5 (2.82%) TeamCity
5 5 (2.82%) webpack
6 4 (2.26%) Babel
7 3 (1.69%) Maven
7 3 (1.69%) SonarQube
7 3 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.13%) CircleCI
8 2 (1.13%) GitLab
8 2 (1.13%) Spinnaker
8 2 (1.13%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.56%) Gradle
9 1 (0.56%) Hudson
9 1 (0.56%) IBM UrbanCode
9 1 (0.56%) Protractor
General
1 21 (11.86%) Finance
2 13 (7.34%) Banking
3 11 (6.21%) Marketing
4 5 (2.82%) Front Office
4 5 (2.82%) Public Sector
4 5 (2.82%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.26%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.69%) Retail
7 2 (1.13%) Law
8 1 (0.56%) Electronics
8 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (31.07%) Developer
2 24 (13.56%) Data Engineer
2 24 (13.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (9.60%) Python Developer
4 15 (8.47%) Python Engineer
5 14 (7.91%) Architect
5 14 (7.91%) AWS Engineer
6 13 (7.34%) Java Developer
7 10 (5.65%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (5.08%) AWS DevOps
9 8 (4.52%) AWS Developer
9 8 (4.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 8 (4.52%) Cloud Engineer
9 8 (4.52%) Data Scientist
9 8 (4.52%) React Developer
10 7 (3.95%) Platform Engineer
11 6 (3.39%) Cloud Architect
11 6 (3.39%) Programme Manager
12 5 (2.82%) Penetration Tester
12 5 (2.82%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.12%) React
2 22 (12.43%) Kafka
3 18 (10.17%) Node.js
4 14 (7.91%) Web Services
5 11 (6.21%) CSS
6 10 (5.65%) TensorFlow
7 9 (5.08%) .NET
7 9 (5.08%) AngularJS
7 9 (5.08%) Spring
7 9 (5.08%) Spring Boot
8 8 (4.52%) Pandas
8 8 (4.52%) Vue.js
9 7 (3.95%) HTML
9 7 (3.95%) RESTful
10 6 (3.39%) MLlib
10 6 (3.39%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (3.39%) REST
10 6 (3.39%) SciPy
11 5 (2.82%) React Native
11 5 (2.82%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.78%) Algorithms
3 10 (5.65%) Public Cloud
4 8 (4.52%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.39%) Marketing Technology
6 5 (2.82%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.26%) User Experience
8 3 (1.69%) iPad
8 3 (1.69%) Renewable Energy
8 3 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.13%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.13%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.56%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.56%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.56%) Linux
2 11 (6.21%) Windows
3 5 (2.82%) Android
3 5 (2.82%) Unix
4 4 (2.26%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.13%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.56%) CentOS
6 1 (0.56%) Debian
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (31.64%) DevOps
2 38 (21.47%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (11.30%) Data Science
3 20 (11.30%) TDD
4 19 (10.73%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (10.73%) Microservices
5 17 (9.60%) BDD
5 17 (9.60%) Machine Learning
5 17 (9.60%) Migration
6 16 (9.04%) Analytics
6 16 (9.04%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (8.47%) Artificial Intelligence
7 15 (8.47%) Software Engineering
8 12 (6.78%) Open Source
9 11 (6.21%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (6.21%) ETL
9 11 (6.21%) Test Automation
10 10 (5.65%) Computer Science
10 10 (5.65%) Non-Functional Testing
10 10 (5.65%) OO
Programming Languages
1 83 (46.89%) Python
2 49 (27.68%) Java
3 32 (18.08%) JavaScript
4 26 (14.69%) SQL
5 18 (10.17%) C#
6 16 (9.04%) Go
7 14 (7.91%) Scala
8 13 (7.34%) TypeScript
9 11 (6.21%) Groovy
10 9 (5.08%) ES6
10 9 (5.08%) Ruby
11 6 (3.39%) C
12 4 (2.26%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.69%) Elm
13 3 (1.69%) Solidity
14 2 (1.13%) ANSI SQL
14 2 (1.13%) C++
14 2 (1.13%) Java 8
14 2 (1.13%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (5.65%) Degree
2 6 (3.39%) Master's Degree
2 6 (3.39%) PhD
3 4 (2.26%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.13%) CISSP
5 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.13%) NCSC
1 2 (1.13%) NIST
1 2 (1.13%) SLA
2 1 (0.56%) Basel III
2 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 39 (22.03%) Docker
2 5 (2.82%) HDFS
3 2 (1.13%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.13%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 58 (32.77%) Kubernetes
2 37 (20.90%) Terraform
3 21 (11.86%) Ansible
4 8 (4.52%) Puppet
5 5 (2.82%) Istio
6 4 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.69%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (1.69%) Kubeflow
7 3 (1.69%) logstash
8 1 (0.56%) Grafana
8 1 (0.56%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (0.56%) Kibana
8 1 (0.56%) Mesos
8 1 (0.56%) Packer
8 1 (0.56%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.56%) vRealize
8 1 (0.56%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 101 (57.06%) Google
2 19 (10.73%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.95%) IBM
3 7 (3.95%) Oracle
4 6 (3.39%) Adobe
4 6 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.69%) Cloudera
5 3 (1.69%) Mapbox
5 3 (1.69%) Splunk
6 2 (1.13%) Alteryx
6 2 (1.13%) New Relic
6 2 (1.13%) OutSystems
6 2 (1.13%) Tableau
6 2 (1.13%) Tealium
6 2 (1.13%) Thycotic
7 1 (0.56%) CyberArk
7 1 (0.56%) Facebook
7 1 (0.56%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.56%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.56%) Twitter