Period
to 15 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for GCP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GCP over the 6 months to 15 August 2020 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
15 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 53 103 135
Rank change year-on-year +50 +32 -
Contract jobs citing GCP 9 22 14
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.30% 1.07% 0.49%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.81% 4.37% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 22
Median daily rate £593 £420 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.07% -30.00% -
England median daily rate £575 £550 £540
% change year-on-year +4.55% +1.85% +13.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £17.75 £50.00
% change year-on-year +97.18% -64.50% +81.82%

GCP 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 East Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 187 504 508
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 26.98% 24.41% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 314 344
Median daily rate £393 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.65% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £167 £188 £266
90th Percentile £575 £554 £554
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 5
Median hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.81% +28.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £11.96 £12.85 £10.38
90th Percentile £51.58 £21.36 £15.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £19.13
% change year-on-year +55.56% +17.65% -8.93%

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing GCP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for GCP in the East Midlands

GCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing GCP in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for GCP in the East Midlands

GCP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing GCP in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 15 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for GCP in the East Midlands

GCP
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GCP within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 August 2020. 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
Nottinghamshire +36 8 £593 +52.90% 1
Derbyshire +14 1 - -
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing GCP 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for GCP.

1 8 (88.89%) AWS
2 6 (66.67%) Docker
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) Migration
2 6 (66.67%) Google
2 6 (66.67%) DevOps
2 6 (66.67%) Microservices
2 6 (66.67%) Kubernetes
2 6 (66.67%) Terraform
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) PKI
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Google Compute Engine
4 4 (44.44%) Spring
4 4 (44.44%) REST
4 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
4 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
4 4 (44.44%) Cloud Native
4 4 (44.44%) Architecture Governance
4 4 (44.44%) Public Cloud
4 4 (44.44%) Spring Boot
5 3 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
6 2 (22.22%) Project Delivery
6 2 (22.22%) Serverless
6 2 (22.22%) Istio
6 2 (22.22%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS

GCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) AWS
2 4 (44.44%) Google Compute Engine
3 3 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (22.22%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (22.22%) Serverless
5 1 (11.11%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Cloud Architect
2 3 (33.33%) AWS Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Software Product Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) REST
2 4 (44.44%) Spring
2 4 (44.44%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Cloud Native
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
1 4 (44.44%) PKI
1 4 (44.44%) Public Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) DevOps
1 6 (66.67%) Microservices
1 6 (66.67%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Architecture Governance
2 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Project Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Kubernetes
1 6 (66.67%) Terraform
2 2 (22.22%) Istio
3 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Google