Period
to 31 October 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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 55 97 124
Rank change year-on-year +42 +27 -
Contract jobs citing GCP 10 18 16
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.53% 0.97% 0.58%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.24% 3.81% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 26
Median daily rate £476 £460 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.48% -23.33% -
England median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £28.72
% change year-on-year +45.83% -16.42% +5.73%

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 191 473 557
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 29.20% 25.58% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 280 380
Median daily rate £366 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.82% +6.18% +0.06%
10th Percentile £174 £177 £231
90th Percentile £520 £575 £550
England median daily rate £500 £500 £480
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +2.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 6
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +28.00% +18.09%
10th Percentile £13.25 £10.48 £10.50
90th Percentile £58.30 £20.69 £32.50
Median hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% +28.57% -12.50%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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
Northamptonshire +15 7 £488 -
Leicestershire +24 3 £308 -25.90% 1
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 5 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 5 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 5 (50.00%) Service Management
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Google
2 5 (50.00%) Open Source
2 5 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (50.00%) REST
2 5 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 5 (50.00%) CQRS
2 5 (50.00%) Android
2 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (50.00%) Azure
2 5 (50.00%) AWS
2 5 (50.00%) JIRA
2 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (50.00%) Docker
2 5 (50.00%) DevOps
2 5 (50.00%) Microservices
2 5 (50.00%) BigQuery
2 5 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 5 (50.00%) API Design
2 5 (50.00%) Grafana
2 5 (50.00%) GraphQL

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 5 (50.00%) AWS
1 5 (50.00%) Azure
2 2 (20.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (50.00%) BigQuery
1 5 (50.00%) Data Lake
1 5 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (30.00%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
1 5 (50.00%) AWS Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Google Analytics Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Data Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Google Analytics Web Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Web Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Web Analytics Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) GraphQL
1 5 (50.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Android
1 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) API Design
1 5 (50.00%) CQRS
1 5 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 5 (50.00%) DevOps
1 5 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 5 (50.00%) Microservices
1 5 (50.00%) Open Source
1 5 (50.00%) Service Management
1 5 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) TOGAF Certification
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Grafana
1 5 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (50.00%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Google
1 5 (50.00%) Salesforce.com