Period
to 23 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 23 October 2017 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.

Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 760 817 838
Rank change year-on-year +57 +21 -3
Contract jobs citing GCP 78 38 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.085% 0.039% 0.014%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.68% 0.34% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 21 7
England median daily rate £538 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +17.65% -22.73%
10th Percentile £373 £280 £360
90th Percentile £713 £600 £458
UK median daily rate £538 £500 £425
% change year-on-year +7.50% +17.65% -22.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £34.36 - -
UK median hourly rate £34.36 - -

GCP is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 11387 11064 12299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.36% 11.33% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7551 7220 7996
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £228 £238
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 318 408 423
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.67 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.77% +5.19% +10.51%
10th Percentile £10.56 £10.68 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.68 £47.33 £51.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £22.84 £21.55
% change year-on-year -12.42% +5.96% +10.51%

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing GCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for GCP in England

GCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GCP in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for GCP in England

GCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GCP in England over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GCP in England

GCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing GCP in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for GCP in England

GCP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GCP within the England region over the 6 months to 23 October 2017. 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 +39 54 £538 +13.16% 14
East of England -17 11 £563 +112.26% 1
North of England +67 5 £525 - 4
Yorkshire +24 3 £438 - 1
West Midlands +34 2 £613 -
Midlands +31 2 £613 - 2
South East +1 2 £500 -16.67% 1
South West - 2 £413 -
North West - 2 £625 - 3
GCP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for GCP.

1 67 (85.90%) Google Cloud Platform
2 59 (75.64%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 38 (48.72%) Python
5 36 (46.15%) DevOps
6 27 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (34.62%) Ansible
6 27 (34.62%) Docker
7 26 (33.33%) Google
8 23 (29.49%) Kubernetes
9 22 (28.21%) Linux
10 21 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
11 19 (24.36%) Big Data
12 18 (23.08%) Puppet
12 18 (23.08%) Configuration Management
13 16 (20.51%) MySQL
13 16 (20.51%) Jenkins
14 15 (19.23%) JIRA
15 14 (17.95%) Finance
15 14 (17.95%) Oracle
15 14 (17.95%) Confluence
15 14 (17.95%) AWS CloudFormation
16 13 (16.67%) boto
16 13 (16.67%) HipChat
16 13 (16.67%) Mesos
16 13 (16.67%) Rancher
16 13 (16.67%) Docker Swarm
16 13 (16.67%) Atlassian
16 13 (16.67%) Analytics
16 13 (16.67%) Oracle Database

GCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 14 (17.95%) Confluence
2 13 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 10 (12.82%) OpenStack
4 7 (8.97%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (7.69%) Apache Spark
6 3 (3.85%) Apache
6 3 (3.85%) SAS
7 2 (2.56%) IIS
7 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.28%) Jetty
8 1 (1.28%) Mongrel
8 1 (1.28%) nginx
8 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (16.67%) HipChat
2 2 (2.56%) Chatbot
2 2 (2.56%) S-PLUS
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 67 (85.90%) Google Cloud Platform
2 59 (75.64%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (17.95%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (14.10%) PaaS
6 8 (10.26%) IaaS
7 3 (3.85%) GitHub
7 3 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.56%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (1.28%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (1.28%) G Suite
9 1 (1.28%) Google App Engine
9 1 (1.28%) Office 365
9 1 (1.28%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) HTTP
1 4 (5.13%) HTTPS
2 3 (3.85%) DNS
3 2 (2.56%) BGP
3 2 (2.56%) DHCP
3 2 (2.56%) Firewall
3 2 (2.56%) NAS
3 2 (2.56%) SAN
3 2 (2.56%) VPN
4 1 (1.28%) FTP
4 1 (1.28%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.36%) Big Data
2 16 (20.51%) MySQL
3 13 (16.67%) DB2
3 13 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 13 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 13 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 10 (12.82%) Hadoop
5 6 (7.69%) BigQuery
6 4 (5.13%) Flink
7 3 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.56%) GIS
8 2 (2.56%) MariaDB
8 2 (2.56%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.56%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.28%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (20.51%) Jenkins
2 15 (19.23%) JIRA
3 13 (16.67%) Bitbucket
4 11 (14.10%) Git (software)
5 7 (8.97%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (6.41%) Maven
7 4 (5.13%) ProC
8 3 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (3.85%) IBM UrbanCode
8 3 (3.85%) Selenium
9 2 (2.56%) GitLab
9 2 (2.56%) JUnit
9 2 (2.56%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.56%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.28%) Ant
10 1 (1.28%) Checkstyle
10 1 (1.28%) Mercurial
10 1 (1.28%) RSpec
10 1 (1.28%) Subversion
10 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (17.95%) Finance
2 9 (11.54%) Banking
3 7 (8.97%) Marketing
4 6 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (5.13%) Games
6 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.85%) Retail
7 2 (2.56%) Electronics
7 2 (2.56%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.56%) Legal
7 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.28%) Automotive
8 1 (1.28%) Billing
8 1 (1.28%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (19.23%) Architect
1 15 (19.23%) Developer
2 12 (15.38%) Cloud Architect
3 10 (12.82%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (7.69%) Data Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) Administrator
5 5 (6.41%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) Consultant
6 4 (5.13%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (5.13%) Big Data Architect
6 4 (5.13%) Big Data Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.13%) Java Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Platform Architect
7 3 (3.85%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Cloud Consultant
7 3 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.67%) boto
2 8 (10.26%) Web Services
3 7 (8.97%) Middleware
4 6 (7.69%) Node.js
4 6 (7.69%) Spring
5 5 (6.41%) Hibernate
6 4 (5.13%) AngularJS
6 4 (5.13%) Kafka
7 3 (3.85%) RESTful
8 2 (2.56%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (2.56%) JSON
8 2 (2.56%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (2.56%) React
8 2 (2.56%) Regular Expression
8 2 (2.56%) REST
8 2 (2.56%) XML
9 1 (1.28%) EDI
9 1 (1.28%) JMS
9 1 (1.28%) Pandas
9 1 (1.28%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Public Cloud
2 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.13%) Online Games
3 3 (3.85%) Fintech
3 3 (3.85%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.56%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.56%) NHS
4 2 (2.56%) PMI
4 2 (2.56%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.56%) User Experience
5 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.28%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.28%) Life Science
5 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) Pharmacovigilance
5 1 (1.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.21%) Linux
2 13 (16.67%) Solaris
2 13 (16.67%) Unix
3 3 (3.85%) Windows
4 2 (2.56%) CentOS
4 2 (2.56%) SUSE
5 1 (1.28%) Android
5 1 (1.28%) Debian
5 1 (1.28%) Fedora
5 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (46.15%) DevOps
2 27 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 13 (16.67%) Analytics
4 13 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (15.38%) Scrum
6 9 (11.54%) Data Ingestion
7 8 (10.26%) Kanban
7 8 (10.26%) SDLC
7 8 (10.26%) TDD
8 7 (8.97%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (8.97%) Microservices
8 7 (8.97%) Project Management
9 6 (7.69%) Migration
9 6 (7.69%) Test Automation
10 5 (6.41%) Open Source
10 5 (6.41%) Prototyping
11 4 (5.13%) Data Engineering
11 4 (5.13%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 38 (48.72%) Python
2 12 (15.38%) Java
3 10 (12.82%) Bash Shell
4 7 (8.97%) Ruby
4 7 (8.97%) SQL
5 4 (5.13%) Scala
5 4 (5.13%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.85%) Go
7 2 (2.56%) Groovy
7 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.56%) R
8 1 (1.28%) C
8 1 (1.28%) C++
8 1 (1.28%) Perl
8 1 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.13%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.56%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.28%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (1.28%) CISA
3 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.28%) CISM
3 1 (1.28%) CISSP
3 1 (1.28%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.28%) MBA
3 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) GxP
1 3 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.28%) GAMP
2 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (34.62%) Docker
2 2 (2.56%) KVM
2 2 (2.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.28%) Ceph
3 1 (1.28%) Squid
3 1 (1.28%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (34.62%) Ansible
2 23 (29.49%) Kubernetes
3 21 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (23.08%) Puppet
5 13 (16.67%) Docker Swarm
5 13 (16.67%) Mesos
5 13 (16.67%) Rancher
6 9 (11.54%) Terraform
7 1 (1.28%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.28%) Packer
7 1 (1.28%) Salt
7 1 (1.28%) yum
Vendors
1 26 (33.33%) Google
2 14 (17.95%) Oracle
3 13 (16.67%) Atlassian
4 4 (5.13%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.85%) IBM
5 3 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.85%) SaltStack
5 3 (3.85%) Tableau
6 2 (2.56%) Cisco
6 2 (2.56%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.56%) EMC
6 2 (2.56%) Hortonworks
6 2 (2.56%) HP
6 2 (2.56%) SAP
6 2 (2.56%) Splunk
6 2 (2.56%) Veritas
6 2 (2.56%) WSO2
7 1 (1.28%) Facebook
7 1 (1.28%) Perforce
7 1 (1.28%) VMware