Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 219 224
Rank change year-on-year +88 +5 +43
Contract jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 126 36 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.82% 0.51% 0.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.99% 2.95% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 33 22
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £375 £286 £375
90th Percentile £691 £695 £649
Central London median daily rate £550 £518 £450
% change year-on-year +6.28% +15.00% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
City of London median hourly rate - £30.73 -
Central London median hourly rate - £30.73 -

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 1,803 1,222 896
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.98% 17.25% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,485 982 746
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £344 £313 £320
90th Percentile £673 £650 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +12.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 3
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -51.43% +38.48%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £20.61
90th Percentile £23.75 £26.39 £52.49
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £44.62
% change year-on-year +3.89% -59.66% +84.16%

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 18 November 2018.

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 18 November 2018. 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 - 1 £500 -
Google Cloud Platform
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 90 (71.43%) Google
2 85 (67.46%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (48.41%) Python
4 54 (42.86%) DevOps
5 47 (37.30%) Docker
5 47 (37.30%) SQL
6 43 (34.13%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (34.13%) Kubernetes
7 42 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 33 (26.19%) E-Commerce
9 32 (25.40%) Jenkins
10 29 (23.02%) Terraform
11 27 (21.43%) BigQuery
11 27 (21.43%) TDD
12 26 (20.63%) Ansible
13 25 (19.84%) Linux
14 24 (19.05%) Java
15 21 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
15 21 (16.67%) Git (software)
15 21 (16.67%) Bash Shell
15 21 (16.67%) Ruby
16 20 (15.87%) BDD
17 19 (15.08%) Tableau
17 19 (15.08%) Continuous Integration
18 18 (14.29%) Data Modelling
18 18 (14.29%) Banking
18 18 (14.29%) Scrum
18 18 (14.29%) Finance
19 17 (13.49%) Node.js
19 17 (13.49%) GitLab

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 16 (12.70%) Apache Spark
2 13 (10.32%) Cloud Foundry
3 11 (8.73%) Apache
4 9 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (4.76%) Apache Airflow
6 3 (2.38%) Confluence
7 1 (0.79%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.79%) nginx
7 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 85 (67.46%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (11.90%) GitHub
4 11 (8.73%) Heroku
5 10 (7.94%) IBM Cloud
5 10 (7.94%) npm
6 6 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (3.97%) Amazon S3
8 4 (3.17%) Serverless
9 3 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (2.38%) IaaS
10 2 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.59%) Datadog
10 2 (1.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.79%) BrowserStack
11 1 (0.79%) PaaS
11 1 (0.79%) SaaS
11 1 (0.79%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.35%) Firewall
1 8 (6.35%) VPN
2 5 (3.97%) DNS
2 5 (3.97%) LAN
3 4 (3.17%) BGP
3 4 (3.17%) DHCP
3 4 (3.17%) OSPF
3 4 (3.17%) WAN
4 3 (2.38%) IPsec
4 3 (2.38%) SSL
4 3 (2.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.59%) Extranet
5 2 (1.59%) Intranet
5 2 (1.59%) Network Security
5 2 (1.59%) VoIP
5 2 (1.59%) Wireless
5 2 (1.59%) WLAN
6 1 (0.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.43%) BigQuery
2 16 (12.70%) Looker
3 15 (11.90%) NoSQL
4 14 (11.11%) Big Data
5 12 (9.52%) Hadoop
6 8 (6.35%) Apache Hive
6 8 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (4.76%) HBase
8 5 (3.97%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (3.97%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (3.97%) Blockchain
8 5 (3.97%) Cloud Spanner
8 5 (3.97%) MongoDB
8 5 (3.97%) Redis
9 4 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (3.17%) Power BI
9 4 (3.17%) QlikView
10 3 (2.38%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.38%) SQL Server
11 2 (1.59%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 32 (25.40%) Jenkins
2 21 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 17 (13.49%) GitLab
4 15 (11.90%) Sonatype Nexus
5 11 (8.73%) Maven
6 10 (7.94%) Ant
6 10 (7.94%) Gerrit
6 10 (7.94%) SonarQube
7 7 (5.56%) JIRA
8 3 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (2.38%) Babel
8 3 (2.38%) CircleCI
8 3 (2.38%) Selenium
8 3 (2.38%) webpack
9 2 (1.59%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.79%) CF BOSH
10 1 (0.79%) RSpec
10 1 (0.79%) RStudio
10 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (14.29%) Banking
1 18 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (2.38%) Games
2 3 (2.38%) Retail
3 2 (1.59%) Law
3 2 (1.59%) Publishing
4 1 (0.79%) Advertising
4 1 (0.79%) Automotive
4 1 (0.79%) Back Office
4 1 (0.79%) Electronics
4 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (29.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (24.60%) Developer
3 17 (13.49%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 14 (11.11%) Consultant
5 13 (10.32%) Cloud Engineer
6 11 (8.73%) Senior DevOps
7 10 (7.94%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 10 (7.94%) Data Engineer
7 10 (7.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 9 (7.14%) Java Developer
9 7 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 7 (5.56%) Security Engineer
10 5 (3.97%) Architect
10 5 (3.97%) Big Data Engineer
11 4 (3.17%) Automation Engineer
11 4 (3.17%) Cloud Automation Engineer
11 4 (3.17%) Java Engineer
11 4 (3.17%) Network Engineer
11 4 (3.17%) React Developer
11 4 (3.17%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.49%) Node.js
2 15 (11.90%) Kafka
3 12 (9.52%) REST
4 8 (6.35%) React
4 8 (6.35%) Swagger
4 8 (6.35%) Web Services
5 6 (4.76%) JSON
6 5 (3.97%) RESTful
6 5 (3.97%) Spark Streaming
6 5 (3.97%) Spring
6 5 (3.97%) XML
7 4 (3.17%) CSS
7 4 (3.17%) GraphQL
7 4 (3.17%) React Native
7 4 (3.17%) scikit-learn
8 3 (2.38%) HTML
8 3 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (2.38%) Redux
9 2 (1.59%) TensorFlow
9 2 (1.59%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.52%) iPad
2 8 (6.35%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.97%) Cloud Native
4 4 (3.17%) Fintech
4 4 (3.17%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.38%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.38%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.38%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.59%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.59%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.79%) Bitcoin
7 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.79%) Online Games
7 1 (0.79%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.84%) Linux
2 9 (7.14%) Unix
2 9 (7.14%) Windows
3 2 (1.59%) Android
3 2 (1.59%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.59%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.79%) CentOS
4 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (42.86%) DevOps
2 43 (34.13%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (26.19%) E-Commerce
4 27 (21.43%) TDD
5 21 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (15.87%) BDD
7 19 (15.08%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (14.29%) Data Modelling
8 18 (14.29%) Scrum
9 17 (13.49%) Continuous Delivery
10 16 (12.70%) Analytics
10 16 (12.70%) Microservices
11 13 (10.32%) Software Engineering
12 11 (8.73%) Data Science
12 11 (8.73%) Test Automation
13 10 (7.94%) ETL
14 8 (6.35%) Machine Learning
15 6 (4.76%) SDLC
15 6 (4.76%) Software Delivery
16 5 (3.97%) Auto-Scaling
Programming Languages
1 61 (48.41%) Python
2 47 (37.30%) SQL
3 24 (19.05%) Java
4 21 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 21 (16.67%) Ruby
5 13 (10.32%) Groovy
6 12 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 12 (9.52%) Scala
7 8 (6.35%) Java 8
8 7 (5.56%) Go
8 7 (5.56%) PowerShell
9 6 (4.76%) TypeScript
10 4 (3.17%) Perl
10 4 (3.17%) R
11 3 (2.38%) ES6
11 3 (2.38%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.59%) PHP
13 1 (0.79%) C
13 1 (0.79%) C#
13 1 (0.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (3.97%) Degree
2 4 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (3.17%) ISSMP
3 3 (2.38%) CISA
3 3 (2.38%) CISM
3 3 (2.38%) CISSP
4 2 (1.59%) CCIE
4 2 (1.59%) CISMP
4 2 (1.59%) CSSLP
4 2 (1.59%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
4 2 (1.59%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.59%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.79%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) HIPAA
2 2 (1.59%) FedRAMP
2 2 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.79%) FISMA
3 1 (0.79%) GDPR
3 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.79%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (37.30%) Docker
2 5 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.17%) vSphere
4 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.79%) HDFS
4 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.79%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 43 (34.13%) Kubernetes
2 29 (23.02%) Terraform
3 26 (20.63%) Ansible
4 15 (11.90%) Mesos
5 11 (8.73%) Consul
6 8 (6.35%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (6.35%) Prometheus
6 8 (6.35%) Puppet
7 5 (3.97%) Hadoop YARN
7 5 (3.97%) Kibana
8 4 (3.17%) Grafana
9 3 (2.38%) Fluentd
9 3 (2.38%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 2 (1.59%) logstash
10 2 (1.59%) Nagios
10 2 (1.59%) Oozie
10 2 (1.59%) rkt
10 2 (1.59%) Rundeck
11 1 (0.79%) SCCM
11 1 (0.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 90 (71.43%) Google
2 19 (15.08%) Tableau
3 12 (9.52%) IBM
4 5 (3.97%) Kony
4 5 (3.97%) VMware
5 3 (2.38%) Cisco
5 3 (2.38%) Hortonworks
5 3 (2.38%) Meraki
5 3 (2.38%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.38%) TOWER Software
6 2 (1.59%) Arista
6 2 (1.59%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.59%) F5
6 2 (1.59%) MapR
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle
6 2 (1.59%) Palo Alto
6 2 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.59%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.59%) Splunk
7 1 (0.79%) CyberArk