Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 215 212
Rank change year-on-year +79 -3 +73
Contract jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 127 31 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.82% 0.45% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.27% 3.03% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 25 15
City of London median daily rate £525 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +22.22% -14.29%
10th Percentile £375 £434 £375
90th Percentile £705 £690 £650
Central London median daily rate £535 £544 £450
% change year-on-year -1.61% +20.83% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £34.36 -
Central London median hourly rate - £34.36 -

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 1,748 1,023 836
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.01% 14.98% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,438 805 701
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 6
City of London median hourly rate £18.85 £17.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.88% -29.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.90 £18.50
90th Percentile £32.08 £30.96 £45.93
Central London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +8.33% -25.00% +9.09%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 87 (68.50%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (63.78%) Google
3 66 (51.97%) Python
4 62 (48.82%) DevOps
5 56 (44.09%) Kubernetes
6 52 (40.94%) Docker
7 47 (37.01%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (33.86%) Jenkins
9 42 (33.07%) SQL
10 40 (31.50%) E-Commerce
11 36 (28.35%) Microsoft Azure
12 33 (25.98%) TDD
13 30 (23.62%) Ruby
13 30 (23.62%) Bash Shell
14 29 (22.83%) Git (software)
15 27 (21.26%) BDD
15 27 (21.26%) Scrum
16 26 (20.47%) Linux
16 26 (20.47%) Terraform
17 25 (19.69%) BigQuery
17 25 (19.69%) Mesos
17 25 (19.69%) Banking
17 25 (19.69%) GitHub
18 24 (18.90%) Node.js
18 24 (18.90%) Java
18 24 (18.90%) IBM
18 24 (18.90%) GitLab
18 24 (18.90%) Ansible
19 23 (18.11%) Cloud Foundry
19 23 (18.11%) Maven

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 23 (18.11%) Cloud Foundry
2 18 (14.17%) Apache Spark
3 13 (10.24%) Apache
4 10 (7.87%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (4.72%) Apache Airflow
6 3 (2.36%) Confluence
7 2 (1.57%) Jetty
7 2 (1.57%) nginx
7 2 (1.57%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.79%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.79%) IIS
8 1 (0.79%) Mongrel
8 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 87 (68.50%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (28.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (19.69%) GitHub
4 19 (14.96%) Heroku
4 19 (14.96%) npm
5 18 (14.17%) IBM Cloud
6 7 (5.51%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (3.94%) Amazon S3
7 5 (3.94%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (2.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (2.36%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (2.36%) Datadog
8 3 (2.36%) Google Analytics
8 3 (2.36%) Google Tag Manager
8 3 (2.36%) IaaS
8 3 (2.36%) Serverless
9 2 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.79%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.79%) PaaS
10 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.15%) Firewall
1 4 (3.15%) VPN
2 2 (1.57%) DHCP
2 2 (1.57%) DNS
2 2 (1.57%) SMS
2 2 (1.57%) SSL
3 1 (0.79%) BGP
3 1 (0.79%) HSRP
3 1 (0.79%) HTTP
3 1 (0.79%) IPsec
3 1 (0.79%) LAN
3 1 (0.79%) Network Security
3 1 (0.79%) OpenVPN
3 1 (0.79%) OSPF
3 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.79%) VLAN
3 1 (0.79%) VXLAN
3 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (19.69%) BigQuery
2 17 (13.39%) Big Data
3 16 (12.60%) Hadoop
4 15 (11.81%) NoSQL
5 12 (9.45%) Looker
6 9 (7.09%) Apache Hive
7 6 (4.72%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (4.72%) HBase
7 6 (4.72%) MongoDB
7 6 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (3.94%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (3.94%) Blockchain
9 4 (3.15%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (3.15%) Cloud Spanner
9 4 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (3.15%) Power BI
9 4 (3.15%) QlikView
10 3 (2.36%) Redis
11 2 (1.57%) CouchDB
11 2 (1.57%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 43 (33.86%) Jenkins
2 29 (22.83%) Git (software)
3 24 (18.90%) GitLab
4 23 (18.11%) Maven
5 21 (16.54%) Ant
5 21 (16.54%) Sonatype Nexus
6 19 (14.96%) Gerrit
6 19 (14.96%) SonarQube
7 8 (6.30%) JIRA
8 4 (3.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (3.15%) CircleCI
9 3 (2.36%) Babel
9 3 (2.36%) Selenium
9 3 (2.36%) Travis CI
9 3 (2.36%) webpack
10 2 (1.57%) ERwin
10 2 (1.57%) Gradle
10 2 (1.57%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.79%) CF BOSH
11 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 25 (19.69%) Banking
2 18 (14.17%) Finance
3 4 (3.15%) Marketing
4 3 (2.36%) Law
4 3 (2.36%) Retail
5 2 (1.57%) Games
5 2 (1.57%) Publishing
6 1 (0.79%) Back Office
6 1 (0.79%) Billing
6 1 (0.79%) Electronics
6 1 (0.79%) German Language
Job Titles
1 47 (37.01%) DevOps Engineer
2 30 (23.62%) Developer
3 26 (20.47%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 20 (15.75%) Senior DevOps
5 19 (14.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 11 (8.66%) Cloud Engineer
7 10 (7.87%) Consultant
7 10 (7.87%) Data Engineer
8 7 (5.51%) Architect
8 7 (5.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 7 (5.51%) Java Developer
9 6 (4.72%) Big Data Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 5 (3.94%) Analyst
10 5 (3.94%) Senior Data Engineer
11 4 (3.15%) Automation Engineer
11 4 (3.15%) Cloud Automation Engineer
11 4 (3.15%) ETL Developer
12 3 (2.36%) Security Engineer
12 3 (2.36%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.90%) Node.js
2 14 (11.02%) Kafka
3 9 (7.09%) REST
4 8 (6.30%) RESTful
5 7 (5.51%) React
6 6 (4.72%) Swagger
7 5 (3.94%) Spark Streaming
8 4 (3.15%) GraphQL
8 4 (3.15%) JSON
8 4 (3.15%) Spring
8 4 (3.15%) Web Services
8 4 (3.15%) XML
9 3 (2.36%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.36%) CSS
9 3 (2.36%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (2.36%) HTML
9 3 (2.36%) jQuery
9 3 (2.36%) Middleware
9 3 (2.36%) React Native
10 2 (1.57%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.54%) iPad
2 9 (7.09%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (3.94%) Fintech
3 5 (3.94%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.15%) Cloud Native
4 4 (3.15%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.36%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (2.36%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.57%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.57%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.79%) Bitcoin
7 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.79%) Media Streaming
7 1 (0.79%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.79%) Social Network
7 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.47%) Linux
2 7 (5.51%) Unix
2 7 (5.51%) Windows
3 5 (3.94%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.36%) CentOS
5 2 (1.57%) Android
5 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.57%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.79%) DC/OS
6 1 (0.79%) Debian
6 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (48.82%) DevOps
2 47 (37.01%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (31.50%) E-Commerce
4 33 (25.98%) TDD
5 27 (21.26%) BDD
5 27 (21.26%) Scrum
6 21 (16.54%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (15.75%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (14.96%) Analytics
9 18 (14.17%) Continuous Delivery
10 15 (11.81%) Data Modelling
11 14 (11.02%) Microservices
12 12 (9.45%) Software Engineering
13 11 (8.66%) ETL
13 11 (8.66%) Test Automation
14 10 (7.87%) Data Science
15 7 (5.51%) Configuration Management
15 7 (5.51%) Machine Learning
15 7 (5.51%) Mentoring
16 6 (4.72%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 66 (51.97%) Python
2 42 (33.07%) SQL
3 30 (23.62%) Bash Shell
3 30 (23.62%) Ruby
4 24 (18.90%) Java
5 23 (18.11%) Groovy
6 13 (10.24%) JavaScript
7 10 (7.87%) Scala
8 7 (5.51%) Go
9 5 (3.94%) Java 8
10 4 (3.15%) TypeScript
11 3 (2.36%) R
11 3 (2.36%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.57%) ES6
12 2 (1.57%) Perl
12 2 (1.57%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.79%) C
13 1 (0.79%) C++
13 1 (0.79%) PHP
13 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.36%) Degree
2 2 (1.57%) CISA
2 2 (1.57%) CISM
2 2 (1.57%) CISMP
2 2 (1.57%) CISSP
2 2 (1.57%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
2 2 (1.57%) ISSMP
3 1 (0.79%) CCIE
3 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.79%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.94%) QA
2 3 (2.36%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (40.94%) Docker
2 6 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.36%) vSphere
4 2 (1.57%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.79%) HDFS
5 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.79%) pfSense
5 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 56 (44.09%) Kubernetes
2 26 (20.47%) Terraform
3 25 (19.69%) Mesos
4 24 (18.90%) Ansible
5 20 (15.75%) Consul
6 10 (7.87%) Puppet
7 8 (6.30%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (6.30%) Prometheus
8 6 (4.72%) Hadoop YARN
8 6 (4.72%) Kibana
9 4 (3.15%) Grafana
10 3 (2.36%) Fluentd
10 3 (2.36%) Nagios
10 3 (2.36%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 2 (1.57%) logstash
11 2 (1.57%) Oozie
11 2 (1.57%) Packer
11 2 (1.57%) rkt
11 2 (1.57%) Salt
12 1 (0.79%) Graylog
Vendors
1 81 (63.78%) Google
2 24 (18.90%) IBM
3 16 (12.60%) Tableau
4 6 (4.72%) VMware
5 5 (3.94%) Splunk
6 4 (3.15%) Kony
7 3 (2.36%) Alteryx
7 3 (2.36%) Hortonworks
7 3 (2.36%) Tealium
7 3 (2.36%) TOWER Software
8 2 (1.57%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.57%) CA
8 2 (1.57%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.57%) MapR
8 2 (1.57%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.57%) New Relic
8 2 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.79%) Apigee
9 1 (0.79%) Meraki
9 1 (0.79%) MuleSoft