Period
to 4 August 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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 51 59 134
Rank change year-on-year +8 +75 +79
Contract jobs citing GCP 102 253 126
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 4.45% 3.88% 1.79%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.62% 11.61% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 214 89
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £413 £433 £375
90th Percentile £675 £700 £725
Central London median daily rate £538 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -2.27% - +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 749 2,180 1,881
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 32.65% 33.46% 26.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 1,732 1,535
Median daily rate £513 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £328 £368 £357
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £513
% change year-on-year -2.38% +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 12
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £19.00 £18.55 £16.48
90th Percentile £58.25 £47.25 £33.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +64.71% +6.25% +5.26%

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 4 August 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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 64 (62.75%) AWS
2 44 (43.14%) Azure
2 44 (43.14%) Google
3 42 (41.18%) Kubernetes
4 40 (39.22%) Python
5 39 (38.24%) Java
6 38 (37.25%) DevOps
7 35 (34.31%) Docker
8 28 (27.45%) Finance
8 28 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (25.49%) Microservices
10 24 (23.53%) Ansible
11 22 (21.57%) Terraform
12 21 (20.59%) Jenkins
12 21 (20.59%) Apache Spark
12 21 (20.59%) SQL
12 21 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (18.63%) Big Data
14 16 (15.69%) RESTful
15 15 (14.71%) Banking
15 15 (14.71%) JavaScript
15 15 (14.71%) NoSQL
16 14 (13.73%) Kafka
16 14 (13.73%) Test Automation
17 13 (12.75%) Node.js
17 13 (12.75%) Scala
17 13 (12.75%) Microsoft
17 13 (12.75%) Spring
18 11 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
18 11 (10.78%) C#

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 21 (20.59%) Apache Spark
2 6 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.92%) Tornado
4 3 (2.94%) Confluence
5 2 (1.96%) Apache
5 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.98%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.98%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.98%) CICS
6 1 (0.98%) IIS
6 1 (0.98%) nginx
6 1 (0.98%) SAS
6 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 64 (62.75%) AWS
2 44 (43.14%) Azure
3 11 (10.78%) SaaS
4 10 (9.80%) Serverless
5 9 (8.82%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (7.84%) GitHub
7 5 (4.90%) Amazon EKS
7 5 (4.90%) IaaS
7 5 (4.90%) OpenShift
7 5 (4.90%) PaaS
8 4 (3.92%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (3.92%) G Suite
9 3 (2.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.96%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (1.96%) Apigee
10 2 (1.96%) Power Platform
11 1 (0.98%) Amazon ECS
11 1 (0.98%) AWS Step Functions
11 1 (0.98%) SonarCloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.84%) HTTPS
1 8 (7.84%) SSL
2 5 (4.90%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.94%) Internet
3 3 (2.94%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.96%) DNS
4 2 (1.96%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.63%) Big Data
2 15 (14.71%) NoSQL
3 10 (9.80%) Hadoop
4 8 (7.84%) BigQuery
5 7 (6.86%) Apache Hive
6 5 (4.90%) Data Lake
6 5 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.94%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.94%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.94%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.96%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.96%) DB2
8 2 (1.96%) Impala
8 2 (1.96%) MySQL
8 2 (1.96%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.96%) OLAP
8 2 (1.96%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 21 (20.59%) Jenkins
2 8 (7.84%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.84%) GitLab
3 4 (3.92%) Hudson
3 4 (3.92%) JIRA
3 4 (3.92%) ProC
3 4 (3.92%) Selenium
3 4 (3.92%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.94%) Subversion
5 2 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.96%) CircleCI
5 2 (1.96%) Maven
5 2 (1.96%) SonarQube
5 2 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.96%) Spinnaker
5 2 (1.96%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.98%) Codeship
6 1 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.98%) Snyk
6 1 (0.98%) Terragrunt
General
1 28 (27.45%) Finance
2 15 (14.71%) Banking
3 8 (7.84%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.88%) Public Sector
5 5 (4.90%) Marketing
6 3 (2.94%) Law
6 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.96%) Electronics
7 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.96%) Retail
8 1 (0.98%) Advertising
8 1 (0.98%) Front Office
8 1 (0.98%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (30.39%) Developer
2 23 (22.55%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (15.69%) Java Developer
4 11 (10.78%) Architect
5 10 (9.80%) Data Engineer
6 9 (8.82%) AWS Engineer
7 7 (6.86%) AWS DevOps
7 7 (6.86%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) Cloud Architect
8 5 (4.90%) Web Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Junior
9 4 (3.92%) Junior Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Junior Web Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Python Engineer
10 3 (2.94%) Azure Developer
10 3 (2.94%) Chief Architect
10 3 (2.94%) Cloud Engineer
10 3 (2.94%) Security Architect
10 3 (2.94%) Security Engineer
10 3 (2.94%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.69%) RESTful
2 14 (13.73%) Kafka
3 13 (12.75%) Node.js
3 13 (12.75%) Spring
4 9 (8.82%) React
5 8 (7.84%) Guice
5 8 (7.84%) JAAS
5 8 (7.84%) Spring Security
6 7 (6.86%) CSS
6 7 (6.86%) HTML
7 6 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
7 6 (5.88%) PySpark
8 5 (4.90%) LDAP
9 4 (3.92%) .NET
9 4 (3.92%) Anaconda
9 4 (3.92%) CSS3
9 4 (3.92%) Google Maps API
9 4 (3.92%) HTML5
9 4 (3.92%) Twisted
9 4 (3.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.92%) User Experience
3 4 (3.92%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.94%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.94%) Clustering
4 3 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.96%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.96%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.96%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.96%) iPad
5 2 (1.96%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.96%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.98%) AS400
6 1 (0.98%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.98%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.98%) Replication
6 1 (0.98%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.78%) Linux
2 5 (4.90%) Android
2 5 (4.90%) Windows
3 4 (3.92%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.94%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.96%) Unix
5 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (0.98%) Debian
6 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.98%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (37.25%) DevOps
2 28 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (25.49%) Microservices
4 21 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (13.73%) Test Automation
6 11 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (10.78%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (9.80%) Dependency Injection
7 10 (9.80%) Infrastructure as Code
7 10 (9.80%) Open Source
8 9 (8.82%) Computer Science
8 9 (8.82%) Configuration Management
8 9 (8.82%) Data Modelling
8 9 (8.82%) Migration
8 9 (8.82%) Software Engineering
9 8 (7.84%) AOP
9 8 (7.84%) Artificial Intelligence
9 8 (7.84%) BDD
9 8 (7.84%) SDLC
9 8 (7.84%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 40 (39.22%) Python
2 39 (38.24%) Java
3 21 (20.59%) SQL
4 15 (14.71%) JavaScript
5 13 (12.75%) Scala
6 11 (10.78%) C#
7 8 (7.84%) C
7 8 (7.84%) Go
8 7 (6.86%) Ruby
9 5 (4.90%) TypeScript
10 4 (3.92%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.92%) C++
10 4 (3.92%) Groovy
10 4 (3.92%) Kotlin
11 3 (2.94%) Java 8
11 3 (2.94%) PHP
11 3 (2.94%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.98%) JCL
13 1 (0.98%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 7 (6.86%) Degree
2 4 (3.92%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.96%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.96%) PhD
3 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) SLA
2 1 (0.98%) Basel III
2 1 (0.98%) GDPR
2 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (34.31%) Docker
2 5 (4.90%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.92%) HDFS
3 4 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.96%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 42 (41.18%) Kubernetes
2 24 (23.53%) Ansible
3 22 (21.57%) Terraform
4 9 (8.82%) Puppet
5 5 (4.90%) Prometheus
6 4 (3.92%) Grafana
6 4 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.94%) Zipkin
8 2 (1.96%) Istio
8 2 (1.96%) logstash
8 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (1.96%) Packer
9 1 (0.98%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.98%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (0.98%) Icinga
9 1 (0.98%) Kibana
9 1 (0.98%) Kubeflow
9 1 (0.98%) QRadar
9 1 (0.98%) vRealize
9 1 (0.98%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 44 (43.14%) Google
2 13 (12.75%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.82%) Oracle
4 6 (5.88%) Cloudera
5 4 (3.92%) Hortonworks
5 4 (3.92%) IBM
5 4 (3.92%) Mapbox
5 4 (3.92%) Splunk
5 4 (3.92%) VMware
6 3 (2.94%) CyberArk
6 3 (2.94%) SaltStack
6 3 (2.94%) Tableau
7 2 (1.96%) CA
7 2 (1.96%) New Relic
7 2 (1.96%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.96%) SAP
7 2 (1.96%) Thycotic
8 1 (0.98%) EMC
8 1 (0.98%) HP
8 1 (0.98%) Sybase