Period
to 24 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Google Cloud Platform skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Google Cloud Platform over the 6 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 152 210
Rank change year-on-year +85 +58 +8
Contract jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 227 103 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.52% 1.49% 0.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.06% 5.77% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 73 15
City of London median daily rate £550 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +20.55%
10th Percentile £455 £425 £340
90th Percentile £700 £725 £720
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £534
% change year-on-year - +3.04% +16.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Google Cloud Platform 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 2,053 1,786 970
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 31.87% 25.75% 15.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,641 1,459 769
City of London median daily rate £525 £505 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £375 £350 £309
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £490
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 14
City of London median hourly rate £21.25 £21.00 £21.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% -0.73% -3.84%
10th Percentile £12.89 £18.52 £13.47
90th Percentile £26.90 £46.73 £29.77
Central London median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £21.16
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.46% -3.84%

Google Cloud Platform
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Google Cloud Platform in the City of London

Google Cloud Platform
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 Google Cloud Platform in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Google Cloud Platform in the City of London

Google Cloud Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google Cloud Platform in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google Cloud Platform in the City of London

Google Cloud Platform
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 Google Cloud Platform within the City of London region over the 6 months to 24 June 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 - 56 £525 -
Moorgate - 10 £575 -
Google Cloud Platform
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 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 Google Cloud Platform.

1 170 (74.89%) Google
2 166 (73.13%) Amazon AWS
3 127 (55.95%) Python
4 113 (49.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 84 (37.00%) Big Data
6 80 (35.24%) Apache Spark
7 77 (33.92%) Data Science
8 71 (31.28%) Finance
9 64 (28.19%) Kubernetes
9 64 (28.19%) DevOps
10 61 (26.87%) PySpark
11 59 (25.99%) Docker
12 58 (25.55%) SQL
13 57 (25.11%) Apache
13 57 (25.11%) Apache Airflow
14 55 (24.23%) Data Engineering
15 52 (22.91%) Mentoring
16 48 (21.15%) Coaching
17 47 (20.70%) Data Cleansing
18 45 (19.82%) Java
19 35 (15.42%) Linux
20 30 (13.22%) Hadoop
21 29 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
21 29 (12.78%) Analytics
21 29 (12.78%) Machine Learning
22 27 (11.89%) Scala
23 26 (11.45%) Kafka
24 25 (11.01%) BigQuery
25 24 (10.57%) Migration
26 23 (10.13%) Banking

Google Cloud Platform
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 80 (35.24%) Apache Spark
2 57 (25.11%) Apache
2 57 (25.11%) Apache Airflow
3 10 (4.41%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.32%) nginx
5 2 (0.88%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.88%) IIS
5 2 (0.88%) Jetty
5 2 (0.88%) Jupyter
5 2 (0.88%) Mongrel
5 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.44%) Confluence
6 1 (0.44%) Drupal
6 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.76%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 166 (73.13%) Amazon AWS
2 113 (49.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.41%) Amazon SageMaker
4 9 (3.96%) Apigee
5 8 (3.52%) GitHub
6 6 (2.64%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (2.20%) IaaS
7 5 (2.20%) Power Platform
8 4 (1.76%) Google Analytics
8 4 (1.76%) PaaS
9 3 (1.32%) G Suite
9 3 (1.32%) Serverless
10 2 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.88%) Firebase
10 2 (0.88%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.88%) Office 365
10 2 (0.88%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.88%) SaaS
11 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.44%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.85%) DNS
2 9 (3.96%) Firewall
3 7 (3.08%) HTTP
4 5 (2.20%) DHCP
4 5 (2.20%) Internet
5 4 (1.76%) Cisco ISE
5 4 (1.76%) Extranet
5 4 (1.76%) LAN
5 4 (1.76%) Network Security
5 4 (1.76%) WAN
5 4 (1.76%) Wireless
6 3 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.88%) SSL
7 2 (0.88%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.44%) AMQP
8 1 (0.44%) FTP
8 1 (0.44%) NAS
8 1 (0.44%) SAN
8 1 (0.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (37.00%) Big Data
2 30 (13.22%) Hadoop
3 25 (11.01%) BigQuery
4 22 (9.69%) Apache Hive
5 18 (7.93%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (7.05%) NoSQL
7 8 (3.52%) HBase
7 8 (3.52%) MySQL
8 7 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.64%) SQL Server
10 5 (2.20%) Impala
10 5 (2.20%) MongoDB
10 5 (2.20%) Power BI
10 5 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.76%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (1.76%) Bigtable
11 4 (1.76%) Blockchain
11 4 (1.76%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.32%) Looker
Development Applications
1 20 (8.81%) Jenkins
2 13 (5.73%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (1.76%) JIRA
5 3 (1.32%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.88%) Ant
6 2 (0.88%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.88%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.88%) GitLab
6 2 (0.88%) Grunt
6 2 (0.88%) gulp
6 2 (0.88%) Maven
6 2 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.88%) Subversion
6 2 (0.88%) Travis CI
6 2 (0.88%) webpack
7 1 (0.44%) Appium
7 1 (0.44%) Babel
7 1 (0.44%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.44%) git-flow
General
1 71 (31.28%) Finance
2 23 (10.13%) Banking
3 8 (3.52%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.20%) Retail
5 4 (1.76%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.76%) Publishing
6 3 (1.32%) Law
6 3 (1.32%) Marketing
7 2 (0.88%) Games
8 1 (0.44%) Back Office
8 1 (0.44%) Front Office
8 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (34.36%) Data Engineer
2 76 (33.48%) Python Engineer
3 50 (22.03%) Big Data Engineer
4 44 (19.38%) Developer
5 37 (16.30%) DevOps Engineer
6 26 (11.45%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 22 (9.69%) Cloud Engineer
8 20 (8.81%) Architect
9 17 (7.49%) Python Developer
10 16 (7.05%) AWS Engineer
11 15 (6.61%) AWS DevOps
11 15 (6.61%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 14 (6.17%) Java Developer
13 12 (5.29%) Azure DevOps
13 12 (5.29%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 12 (5.29%) Azure Engineer
13 12 (5.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 12 (5.29%) Linux Engineer
13 12 (5.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 8 (3.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (26.87%) PySpark
2 26 (11.45%) Kafka
3 18 (7.93%) REST
4 16 (7.05%) React
5 14 (6.17%) scikit-learn
6 11 (4.85%) RabbitMQ
7 10 (4.41%) MLlib
7 10 (4.41%) Play Framework
8 9 (3.96%) Django
8 9 (3.96%) Flask
8 9 (3.96%) Web Services
9 8 (3.52%) Natural Language Processing
9 8 (3.52%) Spring
10 6 (2.64%) Spark Streaming
11 5 (2.20%) Apache NiFi
11 5 (2.20%) JSON
11 5 (2.20%) Node.js
11 5 (2.20%) NumPy
11 5 (2.20%) Pandas
11 5 (2.20%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.17%) Public Cloud
2 13 (5.73%) Algorithms
3 11 (4.85%) Data Structures
3 11 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (2.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (2.20%) Cloud Native
6 4 (1.76%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.76%) PKI
7 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.32%) Tandem
7 3 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.88%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.88%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.44%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Robotics
9 1 (0.44%) SCADA
9 1 (0.44%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 35 (15.42%) Linux
2 3 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (1.32%) Unix
2 3 (1.32%) Windows
3 1 (0.44%) CentOS
3 1 (0.44%) Debian
3 1 (0.44%) Fedora
3 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (33.92%) Data Science
2 64 (28.19%) DevOps
3 55 (24.23%) Data Engineering
4 52 (22.91%) Mentoring
5 48 (21.15%) Coaching
6 47 (20.70%) Data Cleansing
7 29 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (12.78%) Analytics
7 29 (12.78%) Machine Learning
8 24 (10.57%) Migration
9 20 (8.81%) Artificial Intelligence
10 18 (7.93%) Data Modelling
10 18 (7.93%) E-Commerce
10 18 (7.93%) Fintech
11 16 (7.05%) Configuration Management
12 15 (6.61%) TDD
13 14 (6.17%) Microservices
14 12 (5.29%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (4.85%) BDD
15 11 (4.85%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 127 (55.95%) Python
2 58 (25.55%) SQL
3 45 (19.82%) Java
4 27 (11.89%) Scala
5 16 (7.05%) Go
6 12 (5.29%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.20%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.20%) C#
7 5 (2.20%) PHP
7 5 (2.20%) R
8 4 (1.76%) Ruby
8 4 (1.76%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.32%) C++
9 3 (1.32%) Clojure
9 3 (1.32%) Java 8
10 2 (0.88%) Groovy
10 2 (0.88%) Perl
10 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (1.76%) CCIE
1 4 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (1.32%) Degree
3 2 (0.88%) CISSP
3 2 (0.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.88%) GDPR
1 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27005
1 2 (0.88%) PSD2
2 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.44%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.44%) NIST
2 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 59 (25.99%) Docker
2 5 (2.20%) HDFS
3 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.88%) Xen
4 1 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.44%) etcd
4 1 (0.44%) KVM
4 1 (0.44%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 64 (28.19%) Kubernetes
2 18 (7.93%) Terraform
3 15 (6.61%) Ansible
4 11 (4.85%) Istio
5 9 (3.96%) Puppet
6 8 (3.52%) Hadoop YARN
6 8 (3.52%) Mesos
6 8 (3.52%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (2.64%) Marathon
8 4 (1.76%) Grafana
9 3 (1.32%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (1.32%) Kibana
9 3 (1.32%) Kubeflow
10 2 (0.88%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.44%) Consul
11 1 (0.44%) Fluentd
11 1 (0.44%) PingFederate
11 1 (0.44%) Rancher
11 1 (0.44%) rkt
11 1 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 170 (74.89%) Google
2 11 (4.85%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.64%) Tableau
4 4 (1.76%) CheckPoint
4 4 (1.76%) Cisco
4 4 (1.76%) Palo Alto
5 3 (1.32%) VMware
6 2 (0.88%) Databricks
6 2 (0.88%) Datameer
6 2 (0.88%) Kony
6 2 (0.88%) Perforce
6 2 (0.88%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.44%) Alibaba
7 1 (0.44%) CyberArk
7 1 (0.44%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.44%) MapR
7 1 (0.44%) New Relic
7 1 (0.44%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.44%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.44%) Splunk