Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 117 208 212
Rank change year-on-year +91 +4 +7
Contract jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 128 42 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.88% 0.59% 0.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.15% 3.16% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 38 14
City of London median daily rate £550 £518 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.28% +15.00% -5.26%
10th Percentile £375 £291 £375
90th Percentile £704 £658 £646
Central London median daily rate £550 £508 £500
% change year-on-year +8.37% +1.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £27.09 -
Central London median hourly rate - £27.09 -

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 1,789 1,330 844
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 26.23% 18.80% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,419 1,075 703
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.73%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £350
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 2
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £37.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -52.81% +53.04%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £20.48
90th Percentile £23.75 £32.73 £53.46
Central London median hourly rate £18.76 £18.00 £19.92
% change year-on-year +4.19% -9.64% -13.82%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 - 9 £525 -
Google Cloud Platform
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 98 (76.56%) Google
2 87 (67.97%) Amazon AWS
3 58 (45.31%) Python
4 51 (39.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 45 (35.16%) SQL
6 41 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (30.47%) DevOps
8 38 (29.69%) Docker
9 34 (26.56%) Kubernetes
10 33 (25.78%) Finance
11 28 (21.88%) Terraform
12 26 (20.31%) Data Science
13 25 (19.53%) Java
14 23 (17.97%) E-Commerce
15 22 (17.19%) Jenkins
15 22 (17.19%) Apache Spark
15 22 (17.19%) BigQuery
16 20 (15.63%) Ansible
16 20 (15.63%) Big Data
16 20 (15.63%) TDD
17 18 (14.06%) Linux
17 18 (14.06%) Git (software)
18 17 (13.28%) JavaScript
18 17 (13.28%) Business Intelligence
19 16 (12.50%) Data Modelling
19 16 (12.50%) Tableau
20 15 (11.72%) React
20 15 (11.72%) Apache
21 14 (10.94%) Scala
22 13 (10.16%) Data Engineering

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 22 (17.19%) Apache Spark
2 15 (11.72%) Apache
3 11 (8.59%) Apache Airflow
4 8 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.91%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (3.13%) Confluence
7 3 (2.34%) nginx
8 2 (1.56%) IIS
8 2 (1.56%) Jetty
8 2 (1.56%) Mongrel
8 2 (1.56%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.56%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.78%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.78%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 87 (67.97%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (39.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.69%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (3.91%) Serverless
5 4 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (3.13%) Apigee
5 4 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (3.13%) GitHub
5 4 (3.13%) IBM Cloud
5 4 (3.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (2.34%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.34%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (2.34%) Google App Engine
6 3 (2.34%) IaaS
7 2 (1.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (1.56%) Datadog
7 2 (1.56%) Heroku
7 2 (1.56%) SaaS
7 2 (1.56%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.25%) DNS
1 8 (6.25%) VPN
2 5 (3.91%) Firewall
3 4 (3.13%) BGP
3 4 (3.13%) DHCP
3 4 (3.13%) HTTP
3 4 (3.13%) IPsec
3 4 (3.13%) LAN
3 4 (3.13%) OSPF
3 4 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.13%) WAN
4 3 (2.34%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (2.34%) SSL
5 2 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.56%) Extranet
5 2 (1.56%) FTP
5 2 (1.56%) Intranet
5 2 (1.56%) VoIP
5 2 (1.56%) Wireless
5 2 (1.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.19%) BigQuery
2 20 (15.63%) Big Data
3 13 (10.16%) Looker
3 13 (10.16%) NoSQL
4 11 (8.59%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (7.81%) Hadoop
6 9 (7.03%) Redis
7 6 (4.69%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (4.69%) Blockchain
8 4 (3.13%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (3.13%) Apache Hive
8 4 (3.13%) Cloud Spanner
8 4 (3.13%) MongoDB
8 4 (3.13%) SQL Server
9 3 (2.34%) Power BI
9 3 (2.34%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.56%) HBase
10 2 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (17.19%) Jenkins
2 18 (14.06%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.03%) GitLab
4 7 (5.47%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (4.69%) JIRA
6 3 (2.34%) CircleCI
7 2 (1.56%) Babel
7 2 (1.56%) Gradle
7 2 (1.56%) Maven
7 2 (1.56%) Travis CI
7 2 (1.56%) webpack
8 1 (0.78%) Ant
8 1 (0.78%) CF BOSH
8 1 (0.78%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.78%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.78%) Mocha
8 1 (0.78%) RSpec
8 1 (0.78%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.78%) Subversion
General
1 33 (25.78%) Finance
2 13 (10.16%) Banking
3 5 (3.91%) Retail
4 3 (2.34%) Games
5 2 (1.56%) Advertising
5 2 (1.56%) Publishing
6 1 (0.78%) Automotive
6 1 (0.78%) Back Office
6 1 (0.78%) Electronics
6 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.78%) Front Office
6 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (25.00%) Developer
2 23 (17.97%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (17.19%) Data Engineer
4 16 (12.50%) Consultant
5 14 (10.94%) Big Data Engineer
6 13 (10.16%) Java Developer
7 10 (7.81%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 9 (7.03%) Python Engineer
8 9 (7.03%) Security Engineer
9 6 (4.69%) Data Scientist
10 5 (3.91%) Architect
10 5 (3.91%) Cloud Engineer
10 5 (3.91%) React Developer
10 5 (3.91%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.91%) Senior DevOps
11 4 (3.13%) Java Developer - Fintech
11 4 (3.13%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 4 (3.13%) Network Engineer
11 4 (3.13%) Senior Data Engineer
11 4 (3.13%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.72%) React
2 12 (9.38%) REST
3 11 (8.59%) Kafka
4 10 (7.81%) scikit-learn
5 9 (7.03%) Node.js
5 9 (7.03%) PySpark
6 8 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (6.25%) Swagger
7 7 (5.47%) RESTful
7 7 (5.47%) Web Services
8 6 (4.69%) CSS
8 6 (4.69%) HTML
8 6 (4.69%) JSON
9 5 (3.91%) Celery
9 5 (3.91%) NumPy
9 5 (3.91%) Pandas
9 5 (3.91%) Spring
9 5 (3.91%) XML
10 4 (3.13%) Natural Language Processing
10 4 (3.13%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.81%) Fintech
2 5 (3.91%) Algorithms
3 4 (3.13%) iPad
3 4 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.34%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.34%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.56%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.56%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.56%) User Experience
5 2 (1.56%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.78%) Bitcoin
6 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.78%) Online Games
6 1 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.06%) Linux
2 7 (5.47%) Unix
2 7 (5.47%) Windows
3 2 (1.56%) Android
3 2 (1.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (30.47%) DevOps
3 26 (20.31%) Data Science
4 23 (17.97%) E-Commerce
5 20 (15.63%) TDD
6 17 (13.28%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (12.50%) Data Modelling
8 13 (10.16%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (10.16%) Data Engineering
9 12 (9.38%) Microservices
10 11 (8.59%) BDD
10 11 (8.59%) Machine Learning
11 10 (7.81%) Configuration Management
11 10 (7.81%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (7.03%) Mentoring
12 9 (7.03%) Scrum
12 9 (7.03%) Software Engineering
13 8 (6.25%) Analytics
13 8 (6.25%) Coaching
13 8 (6.25%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 58 (45.31%) Python
2 45 (35.16%) SQL
3 25 (19.53%) Java
4 17 (13.28%) JavaScript
5 14 (10.94%) Scala
6 11 (8.59%) Bash Shell
7 9 (7.03%) Ruby
8 8 (6.25%) Java 8
9 7 (5.47%) Go
10 6 (4.69%) PowerShell
10 6 (4.69%) TypeScript
11 5 (3.91%) Groovy
12 4 (3.13%) ES6
12 4 (3.13%) Perl
13 3 (2.34%) PHP
14 2 (1.56%) C#
14 2 (1.56%) ES7
14 2 (1.56%) Kotlin
14 2 (1.56%) R
14 2 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (5.47%) Degree
2 4 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (3.13%) ISSMP
3 3 (2.34%) CISA
3 3 (2.34%) CISM
3 3 (2.34%) CISSP
3 3 (2.34%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.56%) CCIE
4 2 (1.56%) CISMP
4 2 (1.56%) CSSLP
4 2 (1.56%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
4 2 (1.56%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.78%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.13%) HIPAA
2 2 (1.56%) FedRAMP
2 2 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.78%) FATCA
3 1 (0.78%) FISMA
3 1 (0.78%) GDPR
3 1 (0.78%) MiFID
3 1 (0.78%) PSD2
System Software
1 38 (29.69%) Docker
2 3 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.56%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.56%) Xen
4 1 (0.78%) HDFS
4 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (26.56%) Kubernetes
2 28 (21.88%) Terraform
3 20 (15.63%) Ansible
4 7 (5.47%) Puppet
5 5 (3.91%) Istio
5 5 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (3.91%) Prometheus
6 4 (3.13%) Kibana
6 4 (3.13%) Mesos
7 3 (2.34%) Fluentd
7 3 (2.34%) Grafana
8 2 (1.56%) Consul
8 2 (1.56%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (1.56%) Nagios
8 2 (1.56%) Rundeck
8 2 (1.56%) Salt
9 1 (0.78%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.78%) logstash
9 1 (0.78%) SCCM
9 1 (0.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 98 (76.56%) Google
2 16 (12.50%) Tableau
3 6 (4.69%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.13%) IBM
4 4 (3.13%) Kony
5 3 (2.34%) Cisco
5 3 (2.34%) F5
5 3 (2.34%) Splunk
5 3 (2.34%) VMware
6 2 (1.56%) Arista
6 2 (1.56%) CyberArk
6 2 (1.56%) Meraki
6 2 (1.56%) Oracle
6 2 (1.56%) Palo Alto
6 2 (1.56%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.78%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.78%) Infoblox
7 1 (0.78%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.78%) New Relic
7 1 (0.78%) SaltStack