Period
to 19 November 2019

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 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)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 206 476
Rank change year-on-year +114 +270 +200
Contract jobs citing GCP 1,956 1,301 432
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.56% 1.38% 0.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.57% 5.61% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,399 952 314
England median daily rate £550 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £412 £383 £326
90th Percentile £725 £700 £671
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £500
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 14
England median hourly rate £44.50 £28.72 £27.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.97% +5.73% -
10th Percentile £27.85 £19.43 £25.50
90th Percentile £63.15 £53.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £44.50 £28.72 £27.16
% change year-on-year +54.97% +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 England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 22,824 23,174 16,116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 29.85% 24.54% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,659 16,223 11,273
England median daily rate £500 £485 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £294 £305 £275
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 309 207
England median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -12.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.46 £10.98
90th Percentile £78.75 £60.59 £59.25
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -12.50% +7.85%

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 2019.

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 2019.

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 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 +79 1,419 £575 +4.55% 339
North of England +132 226 £500 -4.76% 97
South East +89 154 £475 -10.59% 37
Yorkshire +102 118 £475 - 23
North West +58 91 £550 +4.76% 64
Midlands +33 53 £500 - 34
East of England +47 50 £450 -16.28% 27
South West +4 50 £550 +15.79% 30
West Midlands +19 36 £500 -6.98% 23
North East +23 18 £638 +6.25% 10
East Midlands +23 17 £470 -21.67% 11
GCP
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for GCP.

1 1,203 (61.50%) AWS
2 1,185 (60.58%) Google
3 942 (48.16%) Azure
4 880 (44.99%) Python
5 778 (39.78%) DevOps
6 625 (31.95%) Kubernetes
7 599 (30.62%) Agile Software Development
8 550 (28.12%) Docker
9 530 (27.10%) Java
10 435 (22.24%) SQL
11 429 (21.93%) Terraform
12 382 (19.53%) Linux
13 377 (19.27%) Finance
14 356 (18.20%) Microservices
15 335 (17.13%) Big Data
16 320 (16.36%) Jenkins
17 305 (15.59%) Ansible
18 296 (15.13%) BigQuery
19 293 (14.98%) Analytics
20 248 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
21 243 (12.42%) JavaScript
22 238 (12.17%) Node.js
23 228 (11.66%) Banking
24 203 (10.38%) Migration
25 192 (9.82%) Software Engineering
26 188 (9.61%) Data Science
27 185 (9.46%) Scrum
28 184 (9.41%) Apache Spark
29 183 (9.36%) Go
30 181 (9.25%) React

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
1 184 (9.41%) Apache Spark
2 150 (7.67%) Apache
3 73 (3.73%) Apache Airflow
4 60 (3.07%) Confluence
5 56 (2.86%) nginx
6 44 (2.25%) OpenStack
7 43 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
8 41 (2.10%) Tomcat
9 31 (1.58%) WebSphere
10 28 (1.43%) IIS
11 27 (1.38%) SAS
12 26 (1.33%) Jupyter
13 20 (1.02%) Jetty
13 20 (1.02%) Mongrel
14 16 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
15 10 (0.51%) JBoss
16 9 (0.46%) Apache Solr
17 8 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
18 7 (0.36%) Luigi
19 6 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.10%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.051%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 34 (1.74%) FINCAD Analytics
2 3 (0.15%) CA PPM
2 3 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.10%) Magento
4 1 (0.051%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.051%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.051%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.051%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.051%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 1,203 (61.50%) AWS
2 942 (48.16%) Azure
3 88 (4.50%) PaaS
4 81 (4.14%) GitHub
4 81 (4.14%) Serverless
5 74 (3.78%) IaaS
6 72 (3.68%) SaaS
7 70 (3.58%) AWS CloudFormation
8 60 (3.07%) Cloud Computing
9 58 (2.97%) Google App Engine
10 40 (2.04%) OpenShift
11 37 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
12 35 (1.79%) AWS Step Functions
13 34 (1.74%) Apigee
14 28 (1.43%) Office 365
15 27 (1.38%) G Suite
16 24 (1.23%) AWS Lambda
17 23 (1.18%) Heroku
18 22 (1.12%) Amazon S3
18 22 (1.12%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 67 (3.43%) Firewall
2 56 (2.86%) HTTP
3 52 (2.66%) DNS
4 50 (2.56%) TCP/IP
5 31 (1.58%) DHCP
6 23 (1.18%) FTP
6 23 (1.18%) IPsec
6 23 (1.18%) SSL
7 21 (1.07%) Network Security
8 18 (0.92%) Internet
9 16 (0.82%) WAN
10 13 (0.66%) LAN
11 12 (0.61%) Broadband
11 12 (0.61%) SAN
12 8 (0.41%) VPN
13 6 (0.31%) HTTPS
13 6 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (0.31%) Multicast
14 5 (0.26%) NetScaler
14 5 (0.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 335 (17.13%) Big Data
2 296 (15.13%) BigQuery
3 173 (8.84%) Hadoop
4 166 (8.49%) NoSQL
5 154 (7.87%) PostgreSQL
6 123 (6.29%) MySQL
7 116 (5.93%) Relational Database
8 109 (5.57%) Data Warehouse
9 106 (5.42%) SQL Server
10 96 (4.91%) MongoDB
11 74 (3.78%) Apache Cassandra
12 68 (3.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 61 (3.12%) RDBMS
14 54 (2.76%) Amazon Redshift
14 54 (2.76%) Apache Hive
15 46 (2.35%) Redis
16 44 (2.25%) Data Lake
17 43 (2.20%) Neo4j
18 38 (1.94%) Amazon Athena
19 36 (1.84%) HBase
Development Applications
1 320 (16.36%) Jenkins
2 176 (9.00%) Git (software)
3 169 (8.64%) JIRA
4 53 (2.71%) GitLab
5 50 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
6 45 (2.30%) Selenium
7 43 (2.20%) Artifactory
8 42 (2.15%) CircleCI
9 33 (1.69%) Bitbucket
9 33 (1.69%) Travis CI
10 30 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 29 (1.48%) TeamCity
12 27 (1.38%) Gradle
13 25 (1.28%) webpack
14 24 (1.23%) Cucumber
15 23 (1.18%) Maven
16 15 (0.77%) Visual Studio Team System
17 13 (0.66%) Mocha
17 13 (0.66%) Spinnaker
17 13 (0.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 377 (19.27%) Finance
2 228 (11.66%) Banking
3 67 (3.43%) Front Office
4 60 (3.07%) Retail
5 54 (2.76%) Public Sector
6 44 (2.25%) Telecoms
7 39 (1.99%) Investment Banking
8 32 (1.64%) Legal
9 29 (1.48%) Financial Institution
9 29 (1.48%) Marketing
10 20 (1.02%) Games
11 19 (0.97%) Billing
12 17 (0.87%) Law
13 15 (0.77%) Advertising
14 12 (0.61%) Retail Banking
15 11 (0.56%) Manufacturing
15 11 (0.56%) Publishing
16 9 (0.46%) Automotive
17 6 (0.31%) Aerospace
18 5 (0.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 489 (25.00%) Developer
2 358 (18.30%) DevOps Engineer
3 262 (13.39%) Architect
4 231 (11.81%) Data Engineer
5 203 (10.38%) Cloud Engineer
6 145 (7.41%) Python Engineer
7 122 (6.24%) Python Developer
8 118 (6.03%) Cloud Architect
9 108 (5.52%) AWS Engineer
10 94 (4.81%) Senior Developer
11 83 (4.24%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 78 (3.99%) Java Developer
13 72 (3.68%) Full Stack Developer
14 63 (3.22%) Senior DevOps
15 62 (3.17%) AWS DevOps
16 60 (3.07%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 59 (3.02%) React Developer
18 58 (2.97%) Analyst
19 56 (2.86%) Azure Engineer
20 55 (2.81%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (12.17%) Node.js
2 181 (9.25%) React
3 173 (8.84%) Web Services
4 150 (7.67%) Kafka
5 125 (6.39%) REST
6 124 (6.34%) .NET
7 113 (5.78%) AngularJS
8 102 (5.21%) CSS
9 93 (4.75%) RESTful
10 73 (3.73%) Spring
11 68 (3.48%) Apache Beam
11 68 (3.48%) HTML
12 60 (3.07%) J2EE
13 53 (2.71%) JSON
14 52 (2.66%) Redux
15 48 (2.45%) GraphQL
16 47 (2.40%) Vue.js
17 35 (1.79%) Pandas
18 34 (1.74%) PySpark
19 33 (1.69%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 175 (8.95%) Public Cloud
2 139 (7.11%) Greenfield Project
3 70 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (3.58%) Cloud Native
4 58 (2.97%) Derivative
5 55 (2.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 54 (2.76%) Algorithms
7 53 (2.71%) Fixed Income
8 43 (2.20%) Data Structures
9 42 (2.15%) Hedge funds
10 41 (2.10%) Hybrid Cloud
11 40 (2.04%) User Experience
12 35 (1.79%) Data Centre
12 35 (1.79%) Equities
12 35 (1.79%) Equity Derivative
13 33 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
14 30 (1.53%) Mobile App
15 29 (1.48%) Clustering
16 25 (1.28%) Virtual Team
17 24 (1.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 382 (19.53%) Linux
2 150 (7.67%) Windows
3 59 (3.02%) Unix
4 52 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 51 (2.61%) CentOS
6 40 (2.04%) Windows Server
7 33 (1.69%) Ubuntu
8 25 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (0.87%) Android
10 13 (0.66%) CoreOS
11 10 (0.51%) Apple iOS
12 9 (0.46%) VMS
13 7 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (0.31%) AIX
15 5 (0.26%) Debian
16 3 (0.15%) zOS
17 2 (0.10%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.10%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
18 1 (0.051%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 778 (39.78%) DevOps
2 599 (30.62%) Agile Software Development
3 356 (18.20%) Microservices
4 293 (14.98%) Analytics
5 248 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
6 203 (10.38%) Migration
7 192 (9.82%) Software Engineering
8 188 (9.61%) Data Science
9 185 (9.46%) Scrum
10 178 (9.10%) Machine Learning
11 175 (8.95%) ETL
12 165 (8.44%) TDD
13 155 (7.92%) Infrastructure as Code
14 154 (7.87%) Configuration Management
15 147 (7.52%) Continuous Delivery
16 145 (7.41%) Open Source
17 128 (6.54%) Test Automation
18 113 (5.78%) Problem-Solving
19 109 (5.57%) Data Modelling
20 104 (5.32%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 880 (44.99%) Python
2 530 (27.10%) Java
3 435 (22.24%) SQL
4 243 (12.42%) JavaScript
5 183 (9.36%) Go
6 168 (8.59%) Scala
7 140 (7.16%) C#
8 112 (5.73%) Bash Shell
9 85 (4.35%) Ruby
9 85 (4.35%) TypeScript
10 76 (3.89%) C++
11 68 (3.48%) PowerShell
12 58 (2.97%) R
13 48 (2.45%) ES6
14 45 (2.30%) PHP
15 39 (1.99%) Perl
16 37 (1.89%) Kotlin
17 29 (1.48%) C
18 25 (1.28%) Java 8
19 24 (1.23%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 88 (4.50%) Degree
2 78 (3.99%) Security Cleared
3 43 (2.20%) SC Cleared
4 34 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 23 (1.18%) Master's Degree
6 21 (1.07%) CISSP
7 13 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
8 12 (0.61%) AWS Certification
8 12 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (0.56%) PhD
10 10 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (0.51%) MCSA
11 8 (0.41%) CISM
12 7 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
13 6 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.31%) RHCE
14 5 (0.26%) PMI Certification
14 5 (0.26%) PMP
15 4 (0.20%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 4 (0.20%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 41 (2.10%) QA
2 23 (1.18%) Data Quality
3 18 (0.92%) GDPR
3 18 (0.92%) SLA
4 14 (0.72%) NIST
5 13 (0.66%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.46%) NIST 800
8 4 (0.20%) PMO
9 3 (0.15%) COBIT
9 3 (0.15%) NCSC
10 2 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.10%) PSD2
11 1 (0.051%) ISAE 3402
11 1 (0.051%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 1 (0.051%) ITGC
System Software
1 550 (28.12%) Docker
2 64 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (1.84%) Active Directory
4 25 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
5 24 (1.23%) vSphere
6 21 (1.07%) Xen
7 13 (0.66%) Hyper-V
7 13 (0.66%) VMware NSX
8 11 (0.56%) HDFS
9 8 (0.41%) Apache Flume
10 7 (0.36%) VirtualBox
11 6 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.31%) OpenAM
11 6 (0.31%) OpenDJ
12 5 (0.26%) Ceph
12 5 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (0.26%) XenApp
12 5 (0.26%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.20%) KVM
13 4 (0.20%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 625 (31.95%) Kubernetes
2 429 (21.93%) Terraform
3 305 (15.59%) Ansible
4 158 (8.08%) Opscode Chef
5 155 (7.92%) Puppet
6 59 (3.02%) Prometheus
7 45 (2.30%) Grafana
8 31 (1.58%) Istio
9 26 (1.33%) Nagios
9 26 (1.33%) Salt
10 23 (1.18%) Packer
11 20 (1.02%) Kibana
12 12 (0.61%) Kubeflow
13 11 (0.56%) SCCM
14 10 (0.51%) Mesos
15 9 (0.46%) Hadoop YARN
15 9 (0.46%) logstash
16 8 (0.41%) linkerd
16 8 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
16 8 (0.41%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1,185 (60.58%) Google
2 174 (8.90%) Microsoft
3 102 (5.21%) Oracle
4 83 (4.24%) VMware
5 49 (2.51%) Red Hat
6 33 (1.69%) Tableau
7 29 (1.48%) Splunk
8 28 (1.43%) Cisco
9 26 (1.33%) Veracode
10 24 (1.23%) Sybase
11 20 (1.02%) IBM
11 20 (1.02%) NetApp
12 17 (0.87%) Databricks
12 17 (0.87%) ForgeRock
13 16 (0.82%) EMC
14 15 (0.77%) Alibaba
15 14 (0.72%) Confluent
16 13 (0.66%) Teradata
17 12 (0.61%) Cloudera
17 12 (0.61%) MapR