Period
to 27 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Google Cloud Platform skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Google Cloud Platform over the 6 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 104 271 544
Rank change year-on-year +167 +273 +161
Contract jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 1,969 895 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.37% 0.97% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.27% 4.44% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,392 645 197
England median daily rate £550 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £413 £388 £262
90th Percentile £713 £700 £613
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £450
% change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
England median hourly rate £24.50 £47.50 £27.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.42% +74.89% -0.39%
10th Percentile £13.85 £21.74 £23.42
90th Percentile £42.95 £53.75 £38.99
UK median hourly rate £24.50 £47.50 £27.16
% change year-on-year -48.42% +74.89% -0.39%

Google Cloud Platform 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 23,819 20,135 12,303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 28.61% 21.81% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,458 13,839 8,484
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £308 £275
90th Percentile £660 £638 £619
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 274 177
England median hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +5.26% -3.11%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £64.00 £57.13 £62.10
UK median hourly rate £23.08 £18.95 £19.00
% change year-on-year +21.80% -0.29% -3.11%

Google Cloud Platform
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Google Cloud Platform as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Google Cloud Platform in England

Google Cloud Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google Cloud Platform in England

Google Cloud Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google Cloud Platform in England over the 6 months to 27 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google Cloud Platform in England

Google Cloud Platform
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Google Cloud Platform in England

Google Cloud Platform
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google Cloud Platform in England over the 6 months to 27 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Google Cloud Platform in England

Google Cloud Platform
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 Google Cloud Platform within the England region over the 6 months to 27 June 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 +138 1,416 £575 +4.55% 151
North of England +119 192 £500 -4.76% 34
South East +82 174 £475 +5.56% 16
Yorkshire +92 143 £500 +8.11% 9
South West +20 74 £500 +3.90% 21
Midlands +16 74 £500 +5.26% 12
West Midlands -17 50 £550 +18.85% 7
North West +43 46 £550 -8.33% 25
East of England +25 37 £475 +16.92% 15
East Midlands +35 22 £420 -16.00% 5
North East +21 3 £400 -20.00%
Google Cloud Platform
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 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 Google Cloud Platform.

1 1,302 (66.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1,262 (64.09%) Google
3 919 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 865 (43.93%) DevOps
5 836 (42.46%) Python
6 602 (30.57%) Agile Software Development
7 583 (29.61%) Kubernetes
8 568 (28.85%) Docker
9 521 (26.46%) Java
10 425 (21.58%) Linux
10 425 (21.58%) Terraform
11 424 (21.53%) Big Data
12 420 (21.33%) SQL
13 407 (20.67%) Finance
14 390 (19.81%) Jenkins
15 378 (19.20%) Ansible
16 309 (15.69%) Microservices
17 293 (14.88%) Continuous Integration
18 291 (14.78%) Analytics
19 284 (14.42%) Data Science
20 279 (14.17%) Apache Spark
21 264 (13.41%) Puppet
22 236 (11.99%) BigQuery
23 232 (11.78%) JavaScript
24 231 (11.73%) Machine Learning
25 227 (11.53%) Hadoop
26 218 (11.07%) Opscode Chef
27 211 (10.72%) Kafka
28 204 (10.36%) Configuration Management
29 201 (10.21%) NoSQL

Google Cloud Platform
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
1 279 (14.17%) Apache Spark
2 180 (9.14%) Apache
3 112 (5.69%) Apache Airflow
4 67 (3.40%) nginx
5 62 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
6 55 (2.79%) Confluence
7 54 (2.74%) Cloud Foundry
7 54 (2.74%) WebSphere
8 48 (2.44%) Tomcat
9 42 (2.13%) IIS
10 36 (1.83%) Apache Solr
11 35 (1.78%) SAS
12 32 (1.63%) Jetty
12 32 (1.63%) Mongrel
12 32 (1.63%) OpenStack
13 21 (1.07%) Jupyter
14 12 (0.61%) Luigi
15 10 (0.51%) Apache Pig
15 10 (0.51%) Oracle Coherence
16 8 (0.41%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.051%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (0.66%) Distributed Ledger
2 7 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.30%) Magento
4 4 (0.20%) Fredhopper
4 4 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.051%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.051%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.051%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.051%) Oracle Utilities
5 1 (0.051%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1,302 (66.12%) Amazon AWS
2 919 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 126 (6.40%) PaaS
4 108 (5.49%) AWS CloudFormation
5 107 (5.43%) Serverless
6 86 (4.37%) Google App Engine
7 80 (4.06%) IaaS
8 77 (3.91%) Cloud Computing
9 73 (3.71%) SaaS
10 59 (3.00%) GitHub
11 53 (2.69%) Amazon EC2
12 50 (2.54%) OpenShift
13 39 (1.98%) AWS Lambda
14 37 (1.88%) Amazon S3
14 37 (1.88%) Stackdriver
15 34 (1.73%) Apigee
16 33 (1.68%) G Suite
17 32 (1.63%) Amazon ECS
18 30 (1.52%) Heroku
19 27 (1.37%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (4.77%) Firewall
2 80 (4.06%) DNS
3 65 (3.30%) HTTP
4 57 (2.89%) TCP/IP
5 43 (2.18%) DHCP
6 41 (2.08%) FTP
7 40 (2.03%) IPsec
8 39 (1.98%) VPN
9 38 (1.93%) SSL
10 26 (1.32%) Internet
11 25 (1.27%) WAN
12 23 (1.17%) LAN
13 21 (1.07%) Network Security
14 15 (0.76%) SAN
15 14 (0.71%) AMQP
16 13 (0.66%) WLAN
17 12 (0.61%) BGP
18 9 (0.46%) OSPF
18 9 (0.46%) Skype
19 7 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 424 (21.53%) Big Data
2 236 (11.99%) BigQuery
3 227 (11.53%) Hadoop
4 201 (10.21%) NoSQL
5 117 (5.94%) MongoDB
6 105 (5.33%) Apache Hive
7 103 (5.23%) Data Warehouse
8 100 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
9 91 (4.62%) MySQL
10 77 (3.91%) Apache Cassandra
11 59 (3.00%) SQL Server
12 57 (2.89%) Relational Database
13 49 (2.49%) Data Lake
14 44 (2.23%) Redis
15 42 (2.13%) Amazon Redshift
16 39 (1.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 39 (1.98%) HBase
17 35 (1.78%) Impala
18 33 (1.68%) Bigtable
19 29 (1.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 390 (19.81%) Jenkins
2 189 (9.60%) Git (software)
3 159 (8.08%) JIRA
4 56 (2.84%) TeamCity
5 55 (2.79%) CircleCI
5 55 (2.79%) Sonatype Nexus
6 54 (2.74%) Selenium
7 50 (2.54%) Travis CI
8 47 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 43 (2.18%) Artifactory
10 37 (1.88%) Maven
11 36 (1.83%) GitLab
12 34 (1.73%) Cucumber
13 33 (1.68%) JUnit
14 31 (1.57%) Visual Studio Team System
15 30 (1.52%) Bitbucket
16 29 (1.47%) SonarQube
16 29 (1.47%) SpecFlow
17 28 (1.42%) Gradle
18 20 (1.02%) git-flow
General
1 407 (20.67%) Finance
2 192 (9.75%) Banking
3 94 (4.77%) Retail
4 51 (2.59%) Marketing
5 44 (2.23%) Financial Institution
5 44 (2.23%) Telecoms
6 40 (2.03%) Investment Banking
7 34 (1.73%) Legal
8 30 (1.52%) Advertising
9 26 (1.32%) Games
10 25 (1.27%) Front Office
11 13 (0.66%) Billing
12 12 (0.61%) Law
12 12 (0.61%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.51%) Publishing
15 7 (0.36%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.30%) Social Science
17 5 (0.25%) Back Office
17 5 (0.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 436 (22.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 398 (20.21%) Developer
3 288 (14.63%) Architect
4 236 (11.99%) Cloud Engineer
5 228 (11.58%) Data Engineer
6 162 (8.23%) Python Engineer
7 160 (8.13%) Cloud Architect
8 106 (5.38%) AWS Engineer
9 99 (5.03%) Big Data Engineer
9 99 (5.03%) Java Developer
10 95 (4.82%) Senior Developer
11 85 (4.32%) Python Developer
12 79 (4.01%) AWS DevOps
12 79 (4.01%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 74 (3.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 71 (3.61%) Security Architect
15 60 (3.05%) Data Scientist
16 58 (2.95%) Platform Engineer
17 55 (2.79%) Azure Engineer
17 55 (2.79%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (10.72%) Kafka
2 198 (10.06%) Node.js
3 182 (9.24%) Web Services
4 132 (6.70%) REST
5 131 (6.65%) RESTful
6 130 (6.60%) React
7 125 (6.35%) .NET
8 86 (4.37%) PySpark
9 84 (4.27%) AngularJS
10 80 (4.06%) Spring
11 60 (3.05%) CSS
11 60 (3.05%) Natural Language Processing
12 56 (2.84%) Servlets
13 46 (2.34%) GraphQL
14 43 (2.18%) JSON
14 43 (2.18%) Spring Boot
15 42 (2.13%) OAuth
16 41 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
17 40 (2.03%) HTML
18 37 (1.88%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 160 (8.13%) Public Cloud
2 87 (4.42%) Cloud Native
3 84 (4.27%) Greenfield Project
4 83 (4.22%) Algorithms
5 64 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
6 58 (2.95%) Data Structures
7 52 (2.64%) Data Centre
8 31 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
9 28 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
10 27 (1.37%) Management Information System
11 25 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
12 24 (1.22%) Private Cloud
12 24 (1.22%) User Experience
13 21 (1.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 20 (1.02%) Enterprise Cloud
14 20 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
15 18 (0.91%) Mobile App
16 17 (0.86%) Market Risk
16 17 (0.86%) PKI
16 17 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 425 (21.58%) Linux
2 139 (7.06%) Windows
3 84 (4.27%) Unix
4 54 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 41 (2.08%) CentOS
6 31 (1.57%) Windows Server
7 30 (1.52%) Android
8 21 (1.07%) CoreOS
9 20 (1.02%) Apple iOS
10 18 (0.91%) Ubuntu
11 14 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (0.56%) Solaris
13 6 (0.30%) Debian
14 5 (0.25%) Fedora
14 5 (0.25%) Kali Linux
14 5 (0.25%) VMS
15 3 (0.15%) Mesosphere
16 2 (0.10%) SUSE
16 2 (0.10%) zOS
17 1 (0.051%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 865 (43.93%) DevOps
2 602 (30.57%) Agile Software Development
3 309 (15.69%) Microservices
4 293 (14.88%) Continuous Integration
5 291 (14.78%) Analytics
6 284 (14.42%) Data Science
7 231 (11.73%) Machine Learning
8 204 (10.36%) Configuration Management
9 180 (9.14%) Migration
10 176 (8.94%) Open Source
11 175 (8.89%) Infrastructure as Code
12 160 (8.13%) Scrum
13 155 (7.87%) Software Engineering
14 151 (7.67%) Test Automation
15 149 (7.57%) Continuous Delivery
16 144 (7.31%) Problem-Solving
17 140 (7.11%) TDD
18 135 (6.86%) Data Engineering
19 134 (6.81%) ETL
20 115 (5.84%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 836 (42.46%) Python
2 521 (26.46%) Java
3 420 (21.33%) SQL
4 232 (11.78%) JavaScript
5 188 (9.55%) Go
6 158 (8.02%) Bash Shell
7 154 (7.82%) Scala
8 128 (6.50%) Ruby
9 98 (4.98%) R
10 96 (4.88%) PowerShell
11 87 (4.42%) C#
12 86 (4.37%) C++
13 84 (4.27%) TypeScript
14 46 (2.34%) C
15 40 (2.03%) Shell Script
16 36 (1.83%) Java 8
16 36 (1.83%) PHP
17 35 (1.78%) Perl
18 29 (1.47%) Groovy
18 29 (1.47%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 85 (4.32%) Degree
2 48 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 42 (2.13%) CISSP
4 33 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 30 (1.52%) PhD
6 28 (1.42%) SC Cleared
7 26 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (1.32%) CISM
8 20 (1.02%) Master's Degree
9 16 (0.81%) AWS Certification
9 16 (0.81%) CCIE
9 16 (0.81%) GIAC
10 15 (0.76%) CISA
11 14 (0.71%) SANS
12 10 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
12 10 (0.51%) GSNA
13 9 (0.46%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 8 (0.41%) ISSMP
15 5 (0.25%) CISMP
15 5 (0.25%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (2.84%) QA
2 49 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 41 (2.08%) GDPR
4 27 (1.37%) NIST
4 27 (1.37%) PCI DSS
5 21 (1.07%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.41%) NCSC
6 8 (0.41%) NIST 800
7 7 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 7 (0.36%) PSD2
8 6 (0.30%) HIPAA
8 6 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.30%) SLA
9 5 (0.25%) ISO 22301
10 4 (0.20%) FedRAMP
10 4 (0.20%) ISAE 3402
10 4 (0.20%) ISO 31000
10 4 (0.20%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 568 (28.85%) Docker
2 58 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (1.93%) Active Directory
4 36 (1.83%) Xen
5 33 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
6 29 (1.47%) Apache Flume
7 25 (1.27%) HDFS
8 11 (0.56%) Hyper-V
9 7 (0.36%) OpenAM
10 6 (0.30%) VirtualBox
11 5 (0.25%) OpenDJ
12 4 (0.20%) ISA Server
12 4 (0.20%) KVM
12 4 (0.20%) Slurm Workload Manager
12 4 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.15%) Ceph
13 3 (0.15%) LXC
13 3 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 2 (0.10%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 583 (29.61%) Kubernetes
2 425 (21.58%) Terraform
3 378 (19.20%) Ansible
4 264 (13.41%) Puppet
5 218 (11.07%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (2.08%) Grafana
6 41 (2.08%) Prometheus
7 39 (1.98%) Salt
8 30 (1.52%) Hadoop YARN
9 29 (1.47%) Consul
9 29 (1.47%) Istio
10 27 (1.37%) Packer
11 21 (1.07%) Mesos
12 19 (0.96%) Docker Swarm
13 15 (0.76%) Kibana
14 12 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
15 11 (0.56%) Marathon
16 10 (0.51%) Nessus
17 9 (0.46%) Nagios
18 8 (0.41%) logstash
Vendors
1 1,262 (64.09%) Google
2 148 (7.52%) Microsoft
3 79 (4.01%) VMware
4 63 (3.20%) Oracle
5 50 (2.54%) Splunk
6 48 (2.44%) Red Hat
7 46 (2.34%) Tableau
8 28 (1.42%) NetApp
9 26 (1.32%) Atlassian
9 26 (1.32%) Facebook
9 26 (1.32%) New Relic
10 25 (1.27%) EMC
11 22 (1.12%) Cisco
11 22 (1.12%) TOWER Software
11 22 (1.12%) Veracode
12 20 (1.02%) Cloudera
12 20 (1.02%) ForgeRock
12 20 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
12 20 (1.02%) SAP
13 19 (0.96%) MuleSoft