Period
to 3 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 3 March 2021 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 > London
6 months to
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 43 55 86
Rank change year-on-year +12 +31 +211
Contract jobs citing GCP 1,071 1,211 1,268
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 5.36% 4.36% 2.94%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.21% 12.72% 10.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,023 887 917
Median daily rate £550 £575 £587
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% -2.04% +11.81%
10th Percentile £413 £431 £425
90th Percentile £713 £740 £717
England median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Median hourly rate £68.36 - £21.58
10th Percentile £32.37 - £17.89
90th Percentile £74.67 - £40.68
England median hourly rate £34.58 £65.00 £22.43
% change year-on-year -46.81% +189.79% -17.42%

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 London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 7,535 9,520 12,613
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.70% 34.26% 29.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,498 7,058 9,366
Median daily rate £515 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £340
90th Percentile £688 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 70 64
Median hourly rate £26.00 £22.72 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.46% +19.55% -17.21%
10th Percentile £20.00 £16.51 £12.50
90th Percentile £68.07 £78.75 £43.63
Median hourly rate £21.05 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.25% +14.29% -2.78%

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing GCP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for GCP in London

GCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing GCP in London.

Daily rate trend for GCP in London

GCP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing GCP in London over the 6 months to 3 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for GCP in London

GCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing GCP in London.

Hourly rate trend for GCP in London

GCP
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing GCP in London over the 6 months to 3 March 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for GCP in London

GCP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GCP within the London region over the 6 months to 3 March 2021. 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
Central London +3 112 £525 -6.25% 126
West London +26 15 £613 +11.36% 34
South London +41 4 £513 +20.59% 3
North London +4 1 £488 -2.50% 4
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 3 March 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for GCP.

1 672 (62.75%) AWS
2 586 (54.72%) Azure
3 436 (40.71%) Python
3 436 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
4 423 (39.50%) Google
5 406 (37.91%) Finance
6 378 (35.29%) Kubernetes
7 370 (34.55%) Java
8 334 (31.19%) DevOps
9 294 (27.45%) Software Engineering
10 282 (26.33%) JavaScript
11 268 (25.02%) Docker
12 249 (23.25%) Terraform
13 232 (21.66%) React
14 224 (20.92%) Web Services
15 209 (19.51%) Microservices
16 196 (18.30%) Banking
17 182 (16.99%) Asset Management
18 178 (16.62%) SQL
19 172 (16.06%) Node.js
20 146 (13.63%) Jenkins
21 137 (12.79%) BigQuery
21 137 (12.79%) Investment Management
22 136 (12.70%) Analytics
23 135 (12.61%) Serverless
24 124 (11.58%) .NET
25 122 (11.39%) Front Office
26 121 (11.30%) Open Source
27 120 (11.20%) AngularJS
28 106 (9.90%) Degree

GCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 46 (4.30%) Apache Spark
2 43 (4.01%) Apache
3 38 (3.55%) Confluence
4 28 (2.61%) Apache Airflow
5 18 (1.68%) nginx
6 13 (1.21%) Jupyter
7 11 (1.03%) WebSphere
8 10 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
9 8 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (0.65%) SharePoint
10 7 (0.65%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (0.47%) SAS
12 4 (0.37%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.37%) CMS
12 4 (0.37%) Ethereum
12 4 (0.37%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.28%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.37%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (0.19%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 5 (0.47%) Sentinel
2 4 (0.37%) Magento
3 3 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.093%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 672 (62.75%) AWS
2 586 (54.72%) Azure
3 135 (12.61%) Serverless
4 76 (7.10%) PaaS
5 71 (6.63%) IaaS
6 63 (5.88%) GitHub
7 36 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
8 30 (2.80%) Apigee
9 29 (2.71%) SaaS
10 26 (2.43%) Amazon ECS
10 26 (2.43%) AWS Lambda
11 20 (1.87%) npm
12 18 (1.68%) Cloud Functions
13 13 (1.21%) Power Platform
14 12 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
15 8 (0.75%) Amazon EKS
15 8 (0.75%) Heroku
15 8 (0.75%) Stackdriver
16 7 (0.65%) Google Analytics
16 7 (0.65%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.96%) Network Security
2 16 (1.49%) DNS
2 16 (1.49%) WAN
3 14 (1.31%) LAN
3 14 (1.31%) Multicast
4 13 (1.21%) Firewall
5 12 (1.12%) SAN
6 11 (1.03%) NAS
6 11 (1.03%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.84%) SSL
8 8 (0.75%) VPN
9 6 (0.56%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (0.47%) HTTP
10 5 (0.47%) Internet
10 5 (0.47%) Kerberos
10 5 (0.47%) SSH
11 4 (0.37%) DHCP
11 4 (0.37%) FCoE
11 4 (0.37%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (12.79%) BigQuery
2 83 (7.75%) Big Data
3 73 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
4 61 (5.70%) NoSQL
5 41 (3.83%) PostgreSQL
5 41 (3.83%) SQL Server
6 40 (3.73%) Hadoop
7 38 (3.55%) MySQL
8 35 (3.27%) Cloud Spanner
8 35 (3.27%) MongoDB
9 32 (2.99%) Bigtable
10 29 (2.71%) Amazon Redshift
11 25 (2.33%) Relational Database
12 19 (1.77%) Tableau
13 17 (1.59%) Apache Hive
14 13 (1.21%) HBase
14 13 (1.21%) Power BI
15 12 (1.12%) Data Lake
16 10 (0.93%) Data Mart
16 10 (0.93%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 146 (13.63%) Jenkins
2 78 (7.28%) Git (software)
3 76 (7.10%) JIRA
4 47 (4.39%) GitLab
5 43 (4.01%) Maven
6 28 (2.61%) CircleCI
7 23 (2.15%) Gradle
8 20 (1.87%) Artifactory
9 17 (1.59%) webpack
10 16 (1.49%) Travis CI
11 13 (1.21%) Sonatype Nexus
12 12 (1.12%) Cucumber
12 12 (1.12%) JUnit
12 12 (1.12%) TeamCity
13 11 (1.03%) Bitbucket
13 11 (1.03%) gulp
13 11 (1.03%) Jasmine
14 10 (0.93%) git-flow
15 8 (0.75%) Selenium
16 7 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 406 (37.91%) Finance
2 196 (18.30%) Banking
3 122 (11.39%) Front Office
4 30 (2.80%) Investment Banking
5 28 (2.61%) Retail
6 18 (1.68%) Marketing
7 13 (1.21%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.12%) Public Sector
9 10 (0.93%) Billing
10 9 (0.84%) Retail Banking
11 8 (0.75%) Law
12 7 (0.65%) Automotive
12 7 (0.65%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.65%) Legal
13 6 (0.56%) Back Office
14 4 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.28%) Advertising
15 3 (0.28%) German Language
15 3 (0.28%) International Banking
15 3 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 383 (35.76%) Developer
2 183 (17.09%) Architect
3 159 (14.85%) React Developer
4 110 (10.27%) DevOps Engineer
5 107 (9.99%) Software Engineer
6 91 (8.50%) Cloud Engineer
6 91 (8.50%) Data Engineer
7 85 (7.94%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 82 (7.66%) Cloud Architect
9 77 (7.19%) Java Developer
10 59 (5.51%) Designer
11 58 (5.42%) JavaScript Developer
11 58 (5.42%) UI Designer
11 58 (5.42%) UI Developer
11 58 (5.42%) UI Engineer
11 58 (5.42%) UI/UX Designer
11 58 (5.42%) UI/UX Developer
11 58 (5.42%) UX Designer
11 58 (5.42%) UX Developer
11 58 (5.42%) UX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (21.66%) React
2 224 (20.92%) Web Services
3 172 (16.06%) Node.js
4 124 (11.58%) .NET
5 120 (11.20%) AngularJS
6 83 (7.75%) React Native
7 61 (5.70%) Spring
8 56 (5.23%) Kafka
9 44 (4.11%) Spring Boot
10 43 (4.01%) CSS
10 43 (4.01%) GraphQL
10 43 (4.01%) Vue.js
11 42 (3.92%) REST
12 41 (3.83%) RESTful
13 38 (3.55%) HTML
14 33 (3.08%) OAuth
15 26 (2.43%) Shiny
16 25 (2.33%) Swagger
17 24 (2.24%) .NET Core
18 23 (2.15%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 80 (7.47%) Blog
2 79 (7.38%) User Experience
3 77 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
4 68 (6.35%) Public Cloud
5 61 (5.70%) Cloud Native
5 61 (5.70%) Derivative
5 61 (5.70%) Fixed Income
6 58 (5.42%) Equities
7 55 (5.14%) Hedge funds
8 34 (3.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 32 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
10 25 (2.33%) Credit Risk
10 25 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
11 20 (1.87%) Data Centre
12 19 (1.77%) iPad
13 16 (1.49%) Algorithms
13 16 (1.49%) Private Cloud
14 14 (1.31%) Management Information System
15 13 (1.21%) Data Structures
15 13 (1.21%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 95 (8.87%) Linux
2 44 (4.11%) Windows
3 17 (1.59%) Unix
4 11 (1.03%) Android
5 9 (0.84%) Apple iOS
5 9 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (0.75%) Solaris
7 7 (0.65%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.28%) CentOS
8 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.19%) HPUX
9 2 (0.19%) SUSE
9 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.093%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.093%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.093%) Mesosphere
10 1 (0.093%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 436 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
2 334 (31.19%) DevOps
3 294 (27.45%) Software Engineering
4 209 (19.51%) Microservices
5 182 (16.99%) Asset Management
6 137 (12.79%) Investment Management
7 136 (12.70%) Analytics
8 121 (11.30%) Open Source
9 98 (9.15%) Migration
10 85 (7.94%) TDD
11 80 (7.47%) ETL
12 71 (6.63%) Progressive Web App
12 71 (6.63%) Web Application Development
13 65 (6.07%) Portfolio Management
14 64 (5.98%) Release Management
14 64 (5.98%) Scrum
15 60 (5.60%) BDD
15 60 (5.60%) Wireframes
16 59 (5.51%) Problem-Solving
17 58 (5.42%) Release Automation
Programming Languages
1 436 (40.71%) Python
2 370 (34.55%) Java
3 282 (26.33%) JavaScript
4 178 (16.62%) SQL
5 81 (7.56%) Kotlin
6 69 (6.44%) Scala
7 61 (5.70%) Go
8 52 (4.86%) C#
9 41 (3.83%) Java 8
9 41 (3.83%) R
9 41 (3.83%) TypeScript
10 34 (3.17%) Bash Shell
11 24 (2.24%) C++
12 21 (1.96%) PowerShell
12 21 (1.96%) Ruby
13 18 (1.68%) Groovy
14 15 (1.40%) ES6
15 13 (1.21%) Perl
15 13 (1.21%) Shell Script
16 10 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 106 (9.90%) Degree
2 23 (2.15%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.05%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (0.84%) AWS Certification
5 9 (0.84%) CISSP
6 6 (0.56%) CISM
6 6 (0.56%) Sun Certification
7 5 (0.47%) SAFe Agilist
8 4 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.37%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.37%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.28%) CCNA
9 3 (0.28%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.19%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.19%) MCSE
10 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.19%) PhD
11 1 (0.093%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.73%) QA
2 12 (1.12%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.93%) GDPR
4 9 (0.84%) NIST
5 8 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.75%) NCSC
6 7 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (0.37%) Basel III
8 4 (0.37%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.37%) SLA
9 3 (0.28%) Actionable Recommendations
9 3 (0.28%) PMO
10 1 (0.093%) FedRAMP
10 1 (0.093%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.093%) PSD2
System Software
1 268 (25.02%) Docker
2 39 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (1.21%) Hyper-V
4 13 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (1.12%) Active Directory
5 12 (1.12%) Xen
6 9 (0.84%) KVM
6 9 (0.84%) NFS
7 7 (0.65%) vSphere
8 6 (0.56%) HDFS
9 5 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.37%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
10 4 (0.37%) SRDF
11 3 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.19%) Veritas File System
12 2 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.19%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.093%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.093%) IAG
Systems Management
1 378 (35.29%) Kubernetes
2 249 (23.25%) Terraform
3 96 (8.96%) Ansible
4 41 (3.83%) Opscode Chef
5 35 (3.27%) Puppet
6 24 (2.24%) Prometheus
7 19 (1.77%) Istio
8 17 (1.59%) Argo
9 10 (0.93%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 9 (0.84%) Packer
10 9 (0.84%) Salt
10 9 (0.84%) Tivoli
11 8 (0.75%) Grafana
11 8 (0.75%) vRealize
11 8 (0.75%) Zipkin
12 7 (0.65%) Icinga
13 5 (0.47%) Nagios
14 4 (0.37%) Control-M
14 4 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
14 4 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 423 (39.50%) Google
2 56 (5.23%) Microsoft
3 49 (4.58%) VMware
4 47 (4.39%) Oracle
5 20 (1.87%) MuleSoft
5 20 (1.87%) Splunk
6 17 (1.59%) IBM
7 15 (1.40%) Red Hat
7 15 (1.40%) SAP
8 13 (1.21%) EMC
9 11 (1.03%) Cisco
9 11 (1.03%) Confluent
10 10 (0.93%) HP
10 10 (0.93%) NetApp
11 8 (0.75%) BMC
11 8 (0.75%) Cloudera
12 7 (0.65%) CyberArk
13 6 (0.56%) AppDynamics
13 6 (0.56%) Talend
13 6 (0.56%) Veracode