Period
to 23 June 2018

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 23 June 2018 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 205 219
Rank change year-on-year +53 +14 +67
Contract jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 103 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.49% 0.40% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.07% 2.73% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 15 16
City of London median daily rate £575 £550 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +20.55% +180.77%
10th Percentile £425 £340 £425
90th Percentile £725 £720 £569
Central London median daily rate £550 £534 £456
% change year-on-year +3.04% +16.99% +180.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £29.64
Central London median hourly rate - - £29.64

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 1,696 916 666
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.45% 14.66% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,385 724 555
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +9.20%
10th Percentile £359 £313 £309
90th Percentile £669 £638 £635
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +9.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 10
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.08 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.11% +0.37% -18.45%
10th Percentile £18.16 £13.40 £18.50
90th Percentile £49.18 £29.77 £31.38
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% - -23.12%

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 23 June 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, 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 78 (75.73%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (57.28%) GCP
3 57 (55.34%) Google
4 44 (42.72%) Docker
5 43 (41.75%) Python
6 42 (40.78%) Kubernetes
7 41 (39.81%) DevOps
7 41 (39.81%) Jenkins
8 40 (38.83%) Microsoft Azure
9 34 (33.01%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (29.13%) Banking
11 27 (26.21%) Java
12 26 (25.24%) TDD
12 26 (25.24%) Node.js
13 25 (24.27%) Scrum
14 24 (23.30%) Microservices
15 23 (22.33%) Git (software)
16 22 (21.36%) Ruby
16 22 (21.36%) GitHub
16 22 (21.36%) SQL
17 21 (20.39%) E-Commerce
17 21 (20.39%) Mesos
18 20 (19.42%) Maven
19 19 (18.45%) Ant
19 19 (18.45%) IBM
19 19 (18.45%) Bash Shell
19 19 (18.45%) Ansible
19 19 (18.45%) Terraform
20 18 (17.48%) GitLab
20 18 (17.48%) BDD

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 17 (16.50%) Cloud Foundry
2 11 (10.68%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (9.71%) Apache Spark
4 7 (6.80%) Apache
5 3 (2.91%) Ethereum
5 3 (2.91%) Jetty
5 3 (2.91%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.97%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.97%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.97%) IIS
7 1 (0.97%) Mongrel
7 1 (0.97%) nginx
7 1 (0.97%) SAS
7 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.97%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) PeopleSoft HCM
1 2 (1.94%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 78 (75.73%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (38.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (21.36%) GitHub
4 16 (15.53%) Heroku
4 16 (15.53%) npm
5 13 (12.62%) IBM Cloud
6 8 (7.77%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (2.91%) Amazon S3
7 3 (2.91%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.91%) Google Analytics
7 3 (2.91%) Google Tag Manager
8 2 (1.94%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.94%) Google App Engine
8 2 (1.94%) Serverless
9 1 (0.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.97%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.97%) Datadog
9 1 (0.97%) Sumo Logic
9 1 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.83%) DNS
2 4 (3.88%) HTTP
3 3 (2.91%) X.509
4 2 (1.94%) BGP
4 2 (1.94%) HSRP
4 2 (1.94%) OSPF
4 2 (1.94%) SMS
4 2 (1.94%) SSL
5 1 (0.97%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.97%) DHCP
5 1 (0.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.97%) FabricPath
5 1 (0.97%) Firewall
5 1 (0.97%) IPsec
5 1 (0.97%) Network Security
5 1 (0.97%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.97%) VLAN
5 1 (0.97%) VPN
5 1 (0.97%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.53%) Blockchain
2 12 (11.65%) Big Data
2 12 (11.65%) Hadoop
3 9 (8.74%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (8.74%) BigQuery
3 9 (8.74%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.80%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (6.80%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.80%) SQL Server
5 6 (5.83%) Apache Hive
5 6 (5.83%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (3.88%) CouchDB
6 4 (3.88%) HBase
7 3 (2.91%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (2.91%) Bigtable
7 3 (2.91%) Power BI
7 3 (2.91%) Redis
7 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.94%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 41 (39.81%) Jenkins
2 23 (22.33%) Git (software)
3 20 (19.42%) Maven
4 19 (18.45%) Ant
5 18 (17.48%) GitLab
6 17 (16.50%) Sonatype Nexus
7 16 (15.53%) Gerrit
7 16 (15.53%) SonarQube
8 7 (6.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (5.83%) CircleCI
10 4 (3.88%) Babel
10 4 (3.88%) webpack
11 3 (2.91%) Gradle
11 3 (2.91%) JIRA
11 3 (2.91%) Mocha
11 3 (2.91%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.94%) ERwin
12 2 (1.94%) Jasmine
12 2 (1.94%) JUnit
12 2 (1.94%) PeopleTools
General
1 30 (29.13%) Banking
2 10 (9.71%) Finance
2 10 (9.71%) Law
3 4 (3.88%) Marketing
4 3 (2.91%) Advertising
4 3 (2.91%) Billing
4 3 (2.91%) German Language
5 2 (1.94%) International Banking
5 2 (1.94%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.94%) Retail
6 1 (0.97%) Front Office
6 1 (0.97%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (32.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 29 (28.16%) Developer
3 19 (18.45%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 17 (16.50%) Senior DevOps
4 17 (16.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 7 (6.80%) Architect
5 7 (6.80%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (6.80%) Data Engineer
6 6 (5.83%) AWS DevOps
6 6 (5.83%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 6 (5.83%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (5.83%) Big Data Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Analyst
7 5 (4.85%) Consultant
7 5 (4.85%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Blockchain Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Data Architect
8 4 (3.88%) Java Developer
9 3 (2.91%) Blockchain Engineer
9 3 (2.91%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (25.24%) Node.js
2 14 (13.59%) Kafka
3 11 (10.68%) RESTful
3 11 (10.68%) Web Services
4 9 (8.74%) REST
5 7 (6.80%) JSON
5 7 (6.80%) Swagger
6 6 (5.83%) AngularJS
6 6 (5.83%) React
7 5 (4.85%) .NET
7 5 (4.85%) Redux
8 4 (3.88%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (3.88%) OAuth
8 4 (3.88%) Spring
8 4 (3.88%) XML
9 3 (2.91%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.91%) jQuery
9 3 (2.91%) LINQ
9 3 (2.91%) Lucene
9 3 (2.91%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.53%) iPad
2 6 (5.83%) Fintech
3 5 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (4.85%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.88%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.91%) Reference Data
5 3 (2.91%) User Experience
6 2 (1.94%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.94%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.97%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.97%) Media Streaming
7 1 (0.97%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.97%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.50%) Linux
2 6 (5.83%) Windows
3 5 (4.85%) Ubuntu
4 4 (3.88%) CentOS
5 3 (2.91%) Debian
5 3 (2.91%) Unix
5 3 (2.91%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.97%) Android
6 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.97%) DC/OS
6 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (39.81%) DevOps
2 34 (33.01%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (25.24%) TDD
4 25 (24.27%) Scrum
5 24 (23.30%) Microservices
6 21 (20.39%) E-Commerce
7 18 (17.48%) BDD
7 18 (17.48%) Software Engineering
8 15 (14.56%) Analytics
9 13 (12.62%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (12.62%) ETL
10 11 (10.68%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (6.80%) Machine Learning
12 7 (6.80%) SOA
12 7 (6.80%) Test Automation
12 7 (6.80%) Translating Business Requirements
13 6 (5.83%) Project Management
14 5 (4.85%) Data Modelling
14 5 (4.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 43 (41.75%) Python
2 27 (26.21%) Java
3 22 (21.36%) Ruby
3 22 (21.36%) SQL
4 19 (18.45%) Bash Shell
5 18 (17.48%) Groovy
6 15 (14.56%) Go
7 11 (10.68%) JavaScript
8 6 (5.83%) C#
8 6 (5.83%) Scala
9 4 (3.88%) Java 8
9 4 (3.88%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.91%) PHP
10 3 (2.91%) Solidity
10 3 (2.91%) XPath
11 2 (1.94%) ES6
11 2 (1.94%) SQR
12 1 (0.97%) C
12 1 (0.97%) C++
12 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (0.97%) Degree
1 1 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (0.97%) Master's Degree
1 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
1 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (57.28%) GCP
2 4 (3.88%) QA
3 3 (2.91%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.91%) GDPR
3 3 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (42.72%) Docker
2 6 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.91%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.94%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.94%) vSphere
5 1 (0.97%) HDFS
5 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.97%) pfSense
5 1 (0.97%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.97%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (40.78%) Kubernetes
2 21 (20.39%) Mesos
3 19 (18.45%) Ansible
3 19 (18.45%) Terraform
4 16 (15.53%) Consul
5 11 (10.68%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (10.68%) Puppet
6 5 (4.85%) Hadoop YARN
6 5 (4.85%) Kibana
7 4 (3.88%) Prometheus
8 3 (2.91%) Grafana
8 3 (2.91%) logstash
8 3 (2.91%) Salt
8 3 (2.91%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (1.94%) rkt
9 2 (1.94%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 1 (0.97%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.97%) Graylog
10 1 (0.97%) Oozie
10 1 (0.97%) Packer
Vendors
1 57 (55.34%) Google
2 19 (18.45%) IBM
3 6 (5.83%) Splunk
3 6 (5.83%) VMware
4 3 (2.91%) Alteryx
4 3 (2.91%) Oracle
4 3 (2.91%) Tealium
5 2 (1.94%) AppDynamics
5 2 (1.94%) CA
5 2 (1.94%) Hortonworks
5 2 (1.94%) New Relic
5 2 (1.94%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (1.94%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.97%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.97%) F5
6 1 (0.97%) Infoblox
6 1 (0.97%) Perforce
6 1 (0.97%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.97%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.97%) Tableau