Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 137 219
Rank change year-on-year +88 +82 -1
Contract jobs citing GCP 234 130 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.12% 1.83% 0.52%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.04% 6.67% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 98 34
City of London median daily rate £550 £550 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.28% +15.00%
10th Percentile £425 £375 £275
90th Percentile £711 £691 £650
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £515
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +14.44%
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 1,944 1,948 1,324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.25% 27.47% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,514 1,584 1,058
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £660 £666 £638
Central London median daily rate £520 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -0.95% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 24
City of London median hourly rate £20.92 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.51% -2.78% -45.86%
10th Percentile £18.50 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £28.95 £23.75 £30.26
Central London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.76 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.03% -1.26% -42.86%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +51 13 £575 +15.00%
Moorgate - 2 £575 -
GCP
Central London

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 141 (60.26%) AWS
2 139 (59.40%) Google
3 111 (47.44%) Python
4 85 (36.32%) Kubernetes
5 84 (35.90%) Azure
6 82 (35.04%) DevOps
7 68 (29.06%) Docker
8 59 (25.21%) Java
9 54 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
10 50 (21.37%) SQL
10 50 (21.37%) Terraform
11 46 (19.66%) Jenkins
12 41 (17.52%) Linux
13 39 (16.67%) Ansible
14 38 (16.24%) JavaScript
15 37 (15.81%) BigQuery
16 35 (14.96%) Data Science
17 33 (14.10%) React
18 32 (13.68%) Analytics
18 32 (13.68%) Kafka
19 30 (12.82%) Big Data
19 30 (12.82%) Go
20 29 (12.39%) Machine Learning
21 27 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
21 27 (11.54%) Apache Spark
22 26 (11.11%) Microservices
23 25 (10.68%) Banking
24 24 (10.26%) Finance
24 24 (10.26%) Migration
24 24 (10.26%) PostgreSQL

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 27 (11.54%) Apache Spark
2 14 (5.98%) Apache Airflow
3 10 (4.27%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (3.42%) Apache
5 5 (2.14%) SAS
6 4 (1.71%) Confluence
7 3 (1.28%) Ethereum
7 3 (1.28%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.85%) DNN
8 2 (0.85%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.85%) Luigi
8 2 (0.85%) nginx
9 1 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.43%) JBoss
9 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.43%) WildFly
9 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 141 (60.26%) AWS
2 84 (35.90%) Azure
3 9 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (3.42%) Serverless
5 7 (2.99%) GitHub
5 7 (2.99%) Tricentis Tosca
6 6 (2.56%) SaaS
7 5 (2.14%) Apigee
7 5 (2.14%) Google Compute Engine
7 5 (2.14%) PaaS
8 4 (1.71%) Google App Engine
8 4 (1.71%) IaaS
8 4 (1.71%) Stackdriver
8 4 (1.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (1.28%) Amazon ECS
9 3 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.28%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.85%) Amazon EKS
10 2 (0.85%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.85%) Amazon SageMaker
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.99%) Firewall
2 5 (2.14%) Internet
2 5 (2.14%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (0.85%) HTTP
4 1 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.43%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.43%) Network Security
4 1 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (15.81%) BigQuery
2 30 (12.82%) Big Data
3 24 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (9.40%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (6.41%) Hadoop
5 15 (6.41%) MySQL
5 15 (6.41%) SQL Server
6 13 (5.56%) NoSQL
7 10 (4.27%) Amazon Redshift
8 8 (3.42%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (2.14%) Apache Hive
10 5 (2.14%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.28%) Blockchain
11 3 (1.28%) Data Lake
11 3 (1.28%) HBase
12 2 (0.85%) Flink
12 2 (0.85%) Looker
12 2 (0.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 46 (19.66%) Jenkins
2 10 (4.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.42%) JIRA
4 8 (3.42%) Selenium
4 8 (3.42%) webpack
5 7 (2.99%) Babel
6 6 (2.56%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.14%) Maven
8 4 (1.71%) CircleCI
8 4 (1.71%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (1.28%) Artifactory
9 3 (1.28%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.85%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.43%) GitLab
11 1 (0.43%) Gradle
11 1 (0.43%) IBM UrbanCode
11 1 (0.43%) Liquibase
11 1 (0.43%) Snyk
11 1 (0.43%) Spinnaker
General
1 25 (10.68%) Banking
2 24 (10.26%) Finance
3 6 (2.56%) Law
4 5 (2.14%) Marketing
5 3 (1.28%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.28%) Retail
5 3 (1.28%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.85%) Front Office
6 2 (0.85%) Publishing
7 1 (0.43%) Advertising
7 1 (0.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 70 (29.91%) Developer
2 39 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 35 (14.96%) Data Engineer
4 33 (14.10%) Architect
5 27 (11.54%) Python Developer
6 24 (10.26%) Python Engineer
7 18 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
8 15 (6.41%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 14 (5.98%) AWS Engineer
9 14 (5.98%) Java Developer
9 14 (5.98%) React Developer
10 13 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
11 12 (5.13%) AWS DevOps
12 11 (4.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 10 (4.27%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 10 (4.27%) Senior DevOps
14 9 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
14 9 (3.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 8 (3.42%) AWS Developer
15 8 (3.42%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (14.10%) React
2 32 (13.68%) Kafka
3 24 (10.26%) Node.js
4 21 (8.97%) Web Services
5 12 (5.13%) CSS
5 12 (5.13%) Redux
6 11 (4.70%) AngularJS
6 11 (4.70%) React Native
6 11 (4.70%) REST
6 11 (4.70%) Spring
7 10 (4.27%) Pandas
7 10 (4.27%) Vue.js
8 9 (3.85%) Django
9 8 (3.42%) scikit-learn
10 7 (2.99%) Fusebox
10 7 (2.99%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (2.99%) Sass
10 7 (2.99%) SciPy
10 7 (2.99%) Spring Boot
11 6 (2.56%) MLlib
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.40%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (5.56%) Public Cloud
3 11 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.27%) Algorithms
5 7 (2.99%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.14%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (2.14%) Renewable Energy
7 4 (1.71%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.85%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.85%) Robotics
8 2 (0.85%) User Experience
9 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.43%) iPad
9 1 (0.43%) iSeries
9 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.43%) Replication
9 1 (0.43%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 41 (17.52%) Linux
2 16 (6.84%) Windows
3 7 (2.99%) Unix
4 5 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.28%) CentOS
6 2 (0.85%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.43%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.43%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (35.04%) DevOps
2 54 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (14.96%) Data Science
4 32 (13.68%) Analytics
5 29 (12.39%) Machine Learning
6 27 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
7 26 (11.11%) Microservices
8 24 (10.26%) Migration
9 22 (9.40%) ETL
10 20 (8.55%) Software Engineering
11 19 (8.12%) Artificial Intelligence
11 19 (8.12%) Data Modelling
11 19 (8.12%) TDD
12 18 (7.69%) Open Source
13 17 (7.26%) Infrastructure as Code
14 16 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (6.41%) Data Engineering
16 14 (5.98%) Computer Science
16 14 (5.98%) Fintech
16 14 (5.98%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 111 (47.44%) Python
2 59 (25.21%) Java
3 50 (21.37%) SQL
4 38 (16.24%) JavaScript
5 30 (12.82%) Go
6 23 (9.83%) Scala
7 17 (7.26%) ES6
8 14 (5.98%) TypeScript
9 11 (4.70%) Ruby
10 10 (4.27%) C#
11 8 (3.42%) Bash Shell
11 8 (3.42%) Groovy
12 6 (2.56%) Perl
13 5 (2.14%) Java 8
14 4 (1.71%) ANSI SQL
14 4 (1.71%) C++
15 3 (1.28%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.28%) Solidity
16 2 (0.85%) PHP
16 2 (0.85%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (5.98%) Degree
2 8 (3.42%) Master's Degree
3 6 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.71%) CISSP
4 4 (1.71%) PhD
5 3 (1.28%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.85%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.85%) PMP
7 1 (0.43%) CAPM
7 1 (0.43%) ISEB
7 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.43%) Project+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.71%) NIST
2 2 (0.85%) GDPR
2 2 (0.85%) NCSC
2 2 (0.85%) NIST 800
2 2 (0.85%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.85%) QA
3 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 68 (29.06%) Docker
2 3 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.85%) HDFS
4 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.43%) vSphere
4 1 (0.43%) XenApp
4 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 85 (36.32%) Kubernetes
2 50 (21.37%) Terraform
3 39 (16.67%) Ansible
4 12 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (4.70%) Puppet
6 6 (2.56%) Istio
7 5 (2.14%) Prometheus
8 4 (1.71%) Mesos
9 3 (1.28%) logstash
9 3 (1.28%) Marathon
10 2 (0.85%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.85%) Grafana
10 2 (0.85%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.85%) Packer
11 1 (0.43%) Consul
11 1 (0.43%) Kubeflow
11 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.43%) SCCM
11 1 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.43%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 139 (59.40%) Google
2 16 (6.84%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.99%) Red Hat
4 6 (2.56%) Oracle
5 4 (1.71%) New Relic
6 3 (1.28%) ForgeRock
7 2 (0.85%) MuleSoft
7 2 (0.85%) Tableau
7 2 (0.85%) Tealium
7 2 (0.85%) Veracode
7 2 (0.85%) VMware
8 1 (0.43%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.43%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.43%) Cognos
8 1 (0.43%) Facebook
8 1 (0.43%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.43%) Ivanti
8 1 (0.43%) Splunk
8 1 (0.43%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.43%) Twitter