Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 750 822 851
Rank change year-on-year +72 +29 -9
Contract jobs citing GCP 92 42 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.099% 0.043% 0.010%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.78% 0.38% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 23 3
England median daily rate £519 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.28% +5.88% -22.73%
10th Percentile £375 £302 £308
90th Percentile £711 £590 £478
UK median daily rate £519 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +15.28% +5.88% -22.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
England median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 11787 10991 12346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.64% 11.29% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7761 7234 7959
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 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 326 386 429
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.67 £21.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.77% +4.75% +10.97%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.94 £11.45
90th Percentile £49.04 £47.25 £51.25
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £22.84 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.42% +1.49% +18.42%

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 19 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing GCP in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 November 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 +17 65 £538 +19.44% 8
East of England -7 8 £563 +112.26% 1
South East +3 7 £333 -44.58% 1
North of England +62 6 £550 - 2
Yorkshire +25 5 £550 - 2
Midlands - 3 £450 - 2
West Midlands - 3 £450 -
North West - 1 £725 -
South West - 1 £450 - 1
GCP
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 82 (89.13%) Google Cloud Platform
2 73 (79.35%) Amazon AWS
3 58 (63.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 46 (50.00%) DevOps
5 41 (44.57%) Python
6 37 (40.22%) Docker
7 35 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (36.96%) Ansible
9 29 (31.52%) Opscode Chef
10 28 (30.43%) Kubernetes
10 28 (30.43%) Linux
11 25 (27.17%) Google
12 24 (26.09%) Puppet
13 22 (23.91%) Jenkins
14 21 (22.83%) Configuration Management
14 21 (22.83%) Cloud Foundry
15 20 (21.74%) Big Data
16 19 (20.65%) AWS CloudFormation
17 18 (19.57%) Java
17 18 (19.57%) DB2
18 17 (18.48%) Finance
19 16 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
19 16 (17.39%) Public Cloud
20 15 (16.30%) SQL
20 15 (16.30%) MySQL
20 15 (16.30%) PostgreSQL
20 15 (16.30%) JIRA
21 14 (15.22%) Analytics
21 14 (15.22%) Confluence
21 14 (15.22%) TDD

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 21 (22.83%) Cloud Foundry
2 14 (15.22%) Confluence
3 13 (14.13%) OpenStack
4 7 (7.61%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (6.52%) Apache Spark
6 4 (4.35%) IBM Domino
7 3 (3.26%) Apache
7 3 (3.26%) CloudStack
7 3 (3.26%) SAS
8 2 (2.17%) IIS
8 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.09%) Jetty
9 1 (1.09%) Mongrel
9 1 (1.09%) nginx
9 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (14.13%) HipChat
2 2 (2.17%) Chatbot
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.17%) S-PLUS
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 82 (89.13%) Google Cloud Platform
2 73 (79.35%) Amazon AWS
3 58 (63.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (20.65%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (11.96%) PaaS
6 8 (8.70%) IaaS
7 3 (3.26%) GitHub
7 3 (3.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (2.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.17%) OpenShift
8 2 (2.17%) SaaS
9 1 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (1.09%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (1.09%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.09%) G Suite
9 1 (1.09%) Google App Engine
9 1 (1.09%) Office 365
9 1 (1.09%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) HTTP
1 4 (4.35%) HTTPS
2 3 (3.26%) DNS
2 3 (3.26%) VPN
3 2 (2.17%) BGP
3 2 (2.17%) DHCP
3 2 (2.17%) Firewall
3 2 (2.17%) NAS
3 2 (2.17%) SAN
4 1 (1.09%) FTP
4 1 (1.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.74%) Big Data
2 18 (19.57%) DB2
3 15 (16.30%) MySQL
3 15 (16.30%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (14.13%) Oracle Database
4 13 (14.13%) RDBMS
4 13 (14.13%) Relational Database
5 10 (10.87%) Hadoop
6 8 (8.70%) MongoDB
6 8 (8.70%) SQL Server
7 7 (7.61%) NoSQL
8 6 (6.52%) BigQuery
9 4 (4.35%) Flink
10 2 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (2.17%) Data Mining
10 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.17%) GIS
10 2 (2.17%) Qlik Sense
11 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (1.09%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 22 (23.91%) Jenkins
2 15 (16.30%) JIRA
3 13 (14.13%) Bitbucket
3 13 (14.13%) Git (software)
4 7 (7.61%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (6.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (5.43%) Maven
7 4 (4.35%) ProC
8 3 (3.26%) IBM UrbanCode
8 3 (3.26%) Selenium
9 2 (2.17%) GitLab
9 2 (2.17%) JUnit
9 2 (2.17%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.09%) Ant
10 1 (1.09%) Checkstyle
10 1 (1.09%) Mercurial
10 1 (1.09%) MSBuild
10 1 (1.09%) Subversion
10 1 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (18.48%) Finance
2 9 (9.78%) Banking
2 9 (9.78%) Marketing
3 4 (4.35%) Games
3 4 (4.35%) Retail
4 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.17%) Billing
5 2 (2.17%) Electronics
5 2 (2.17%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.17%) Legal
5 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.09%) Automotive
6 1 (1.09%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (22.83%) Developer
2 18 (19.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (18.48%) Architect
4 13 (14.13%) Cloud Architect
5 12 (13.04%) AWS Engineer
6 10 (10.87%) AWS DevOps
7 9 (9.78%) Java Developer
8 8 (8.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 8 (8.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 7 (7.61%) Data Engineer
10 6 (6.52%) Administrator
10 6 (6.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 6 (6.52%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (5.43%) Big Data Architect
11 5 (5.43%) Cloud Engineer
12 4 (4.35%) Big Data Engineer
12 4 (4.35%) Consultant
12 4 (4.35%) Java Engineer
12 4 (4.35%) Platform Architect
12 4 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.13%) boto
2 11 (11.96%) Spring
2 11 (11.96%) Web Services
3 9 (9.78%) AngularJS
4 8 (8.70%) React
5 7 (7.61%) Middleware
5 7 (7.61%) Node.js
5 7 (7.61%) RESTful
6 6 (6.52%) REST
7 5 (5.43%) CSS
7 5 (5.43%) Hibernate
7 5 (5.43%) HTML
7 5 (5.43%) HTML5
7 5 (5.43%) JDBC
8 4 (4.35%) Java EE
8 4 (4.35%) JPA
8 4 (4.35%) Kafka
8 4 (4.35%) Spring Boot
8 4 (4.35%) Spring Cloud
9 2 (2.17%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.39%) Public Cloud
2 9 (9.78%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.35%) Online Games
4 4 (4.35%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.26%) Fintech
5 3 (3.26%) NHS
5 3 (3.26%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.17%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.17%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.17%) PMI
6 2 (2.17%) User Experience
7 1 (1.09%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.09%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.09%) Life Science
7 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.09%) Pharmacovigilance
7 1 (1.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (30.43%) Linux
2 13 (14.13%) Solaris
2 13 (14.13%) Unix
3 7 (7.61%) Windows
4 6 (6.52%) Debian
5 5 (5.43%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.17%) CentOS
7 2 (2.17%) SUSE
8 1 (1.09%) Android
8 1 (1.09%) Fedora
8 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (50.00%) DevOps
2 35 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (22.83%) Configuration Management
4 16 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (15.22%) Analytics
5 14 (15.22%) TDD
6 12 (13.04%) Scrum
7 10 (10.87%) Migration
8 9 (9.78%) Data Ingestion
8 9 (9.78%) SDLC
9 8 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (8.70%) Kanban
10 7 (7.61%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (7.61%) Microservices
11 6 (6.52%) Software Engineering
11 6 (6.52%) Test Automation
12 5 (5.43%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (5.43%) Data Analysis
12 5 (5.43%) Data Engineering
12 5 (5.43%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 41 (44.57%) Python
2 18 (19.57%) Java
3 15 (16.30%) SQL
4 12 (13.04%) Bash Shell
5 10 (10.87%) Ruby
6 6 (6.52%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.43%) Scala
8 4 (4.35%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.17%) Go
9 2 (2.17%) Groovy
9 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.17%) R
10 1 (1.09%) C
10 1 (1.09%) C++
10 1 (1.09%) Perl
10 1 (1.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (8.70%) Degree
2 3 (3.26%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.17%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.09%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (1.09%) CISA
4 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.09%) CISM
4 1 (1.09%) CISSP
4 1 (1.09%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.09%) MBA
4 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.09%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.09%) GAMP
3 1 (1.09%) GDPR
3 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (40.22%) Docker
2 2 (2.17%) KVM
2 2 (2.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.09%) Ceph
3 1 (1.09%) PowerDNS
3 1 (1.09%) Squid
3 1 (1.09%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (36.96%) Ansible
2 29 (31.52%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (30.43%) Kubernetes
4 24 (26.09%) Puppet
5 13 (14.13%) Docker Swarm
5 13 (14.13%) Mesos
5 13 (14.13%) Rancher
5 13 (14.13%) Terraform
6 2 (2.17%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.09%) Packer
7 1 (1.09%) Salt
7 1 (1.09%) yum
Vendors
1 25 (27.17%) Google
2 14 (15.22%) Oracle
3 13 (14.13%) Atlassian
4 7 (7.61%) SaltStack
5 5 (5.43%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.26%) Cisco
7 3 (3.26%) IBM
7 3 (3.26%) Tableau
8 2 (2.17%) Cloudera
8 2 (2.17%) EMC
8 2 (2.17%) Hortonworks
8 2 (2.17%) HP
8 2 (2.17%) SAP
8 2 (2.17%) Splunk
8 2 (2.17%) Veritas
8 2 (2.17%) WSO2
9 1 (1.09%) Juniper
9 1 (1.09%) New Relic
9 1 (1.09%) Sonatype