Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 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)
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 574 587 610
Rank change year-on-year +13 +23 -2
Contract jobs citing GCP 65 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.046% 0.006%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.06% 0.41% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 20 1
London median daily rate £538 £450 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.44% +56.52% -50.85%
10th Percentile £413 £377 £281
90th Percentile £704 £550 £294
England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -22.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £34.36 - -
England 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 London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 6143 5122 5455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.03% 11.32% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4394 3587 3788
London median daily rate £480 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £270 £258
90th Percentile £675 £646 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 67 65
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.98% +13.16%
10th Percentile £12.26 £12.40 £13.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £58.63 £72.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.84 £21.67
% change year-on-year -12.42% +5.40% +11.10%

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for GCP in London

GCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GCP in London

GCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GCP in London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GCP in London

GCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 22 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
Central London +5 9 £450 - 4
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region with a requirement for GCP.

1 58 (89.23%) Google Cloud Platform
2 51 (78.46%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (58.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 33 (50.77%) DevOps
5 29 (44.62%) Python
6 24 (36.92%) Ansible
7 23 (35.38%) Opscode Chef
8 20 (30.77%) Docker
9 19 (29.23%) Big Data
9 19 (29.23%) Linux
9 19 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (29.23%) Google
10 17 (26.15%) Jenkins
10 17 (26.15%) Puppet
10 17 (26.15%) Kubernetes
11 14 (21.54%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (21.54%) AWS CloudFormation
12 13 (20.00%) Finance
13 12 (18.46%) Configuration Management
13 12 (18.46%) Analytics
14 11 (16.92%) Terraform
15 10 (15.38%) Public Cloud
15 10 (15.38%) Java
16 9 (13.85%) TDD
16 9 (13.85%) PaaS
16 9 (13.85%) Data Ingestion
17 8 (12.31%) Bash Shell
17 8 (12.31%) Confluence
17 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
17 8 (12.31%) IaaS

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 8 (12.31%) Cloud Foundry
1 8 (12.31%) Confluence
1 8 (12.31%) OpenStack
2 6 (9.23%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (7.69%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.54%) Apache
5 1 (1.54%) CloudStack
5 1 (1.54%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) HipChat
2 2 (3.08%) Chatbot
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 58 (89.23%) Google Cloud Platform
2 51 (78.46%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (58.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (21.54%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (13.85%) PaaS
6 8 (12.31%) IaaS
7 4 (6.15%) GitHub
8 3 (4.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (3.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (3.08%) OpenShift
10 1 (1.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (1.54%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (1.54%) Amazon S3
10 1 (1.54%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (1.54%) Dialogflow
10 1 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (1.54%) G Suite
10 1 (1.54%) SaaS
10 1 (1.54%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) HTTPS
2 2 (3.08%) BGP
2 2 (3.08%) DHCP
2 2 (3.08%) DNS
2 2 (3.08%) Firewall
2 2 (3.08%) HTTP
2 2 (3.08%) VPN
3 1 (1.54%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (29.23%) Big Data
2 8 (12.31%) MySQL
2 8 (12.31%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (10.77%) DB2
3 7 (10.77%) Hadoop
3 7 (10.77%) Oracle Database
3 7 (10.77%) RDBMS
3 7 (10.77%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.69%) BigQuery
5 4 (6.15%) Flink
6 3 (4.62%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
7 2 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (3.08%) Data Mining
7 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.08%) GIS
7 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.08%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 17 (26.15%) Jenkins
2 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.31%) JIRA
3 7 (10.77%) Bitbucket
4 4 (6.15%) ProC
4 4 (6.15%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (4.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (4.62%) IBM UrbanCode
5 3 (4.62%) Maven
5 3 (4.62%) Selenium
6 2 (3.08%) GitLab
6 2 (3.08%) JUnit
7 1 (1.54%) GoCD
7 1 (1.54%) RSpec
7 1 (1.54%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (20.00%) Finance
2 8 (12.31%) Banking
3 7 (10.77%) Marketing
4 4 (6.15%) Games
5 3 (4.62%) Billing
5 3 (4.62%) Retail
6 2 (3.08%) Legal
7 1 (1.54%) Electronics
7 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.54%) Private Banking
7 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (24.62%) Developer
2 15 (23.08%) Architect
3 12 (18.46%) Cloud Architect
4 11 (16.92%) AWS Engineer
5 9 (13.85%) AWS DevOps
5 9 (13.85%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (12.31%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 7 (10.77%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 7 (10.77%) Data Engineer
8 6 (9.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 6 (9.23%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) Big Data Architect
9 5 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (6.15%) Big Data Engineer
10 4 (6.15%) Data Architect
10 4 (6.15%) Java Engineer
10 4 (6.15%) Platform Architect
11 3 (4.62%) Administrator
11 3 (4.62%) Big Data Developer
11 3 (4.62%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) boto
1 7 (10.77%) Node.js
2 5 (7.69%) Hibernate
2 5 (7.69%) Spring
2 5 (7.69%) Web Services
3 4 (6.15%) AngularJS
3 4 (6.15%) Kafka
4 3 (4.62%) Middleware
4 3 (4.62%) React
4 3 (4.62%) RESTful
5 2 (3.08%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (3.08%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (3.08%) NumPy
5 2 (3.08%) Pandas
5 2 (3.08%) SciPy
6 1 (1.54%) JSON
6 1 (1.54%) Laravel
6 1 (1.54%) REST
6 1 (1.54%) Symfony
6 1 (1.54%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Public Cloud
2 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.15%) Online Games
3 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.08%) Fintech
3 2 (3.08%) NHS
3 2 (3.08%) User Experience
3 2 (3.08%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.54%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.54%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.54%) PMI
4 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.54%) Renewable Energy
4 1 (1.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.23%) Linux
2 7 (10.77%) Solaris
2 7 (10.77%) Unix
3 6 (9.23%) Debian
3 6 (9.23%) Windows
4 5 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (50.77%) DevOps
2 19 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (21.54%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (18.46%) Analytics
4 12 (18.46%) Configuration Management
5 9 (13.85%) Data Ingestion
5 9 (13.85%) TDD
6 7 (10.77%) Scrum
7 6 (9.23%) SDLC
7 6 (9.23%) Software Engineering
8 5 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.69%) Data Engineering
8 5 (7.69%) Microservices
8 5 (7.69%) Prototyping
8 5 (7.69%) Test Automation
9 4 (6.15%) Data Analysis
9 4 (6.15%) Data Architecture
9 4 (6.15%) Low Latency
9 4 (6.15%) Machine Learning
9 4 (6.15%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (44.62%) Python
2 10 (15.38%) Java
3 8 (12.31%) Bash Shell
3 8 (12.31%) SQL
4 6 (9.23%) Ruby
5 5 (7.69%) Scala
6 3 (4.62%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.08%) PHP
8 1 (1.54%) C
8 1 (1.54%) C++
8 1 (1.54%) Go
8 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) AWS Certification
2 2 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.54%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (1.54%) CISA
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.54%) CISM
3 1 (1.54%) CISSP
3 1 (1.54%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.54%) MBA
3 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) GDPR
2 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (30.77%) Docker
2 2 (3.08%) Ceph
3 1 (1.54%) KVM
3 1 (1.54%) PowerDNS
3 1 (1.54%) Squid
Systems Management
1 24 (36.92%) Ansible
2 23 (35.38%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (26.15%) Kubernetes
3 17 (26.15%) Puppet
4 11 (16.92%) Terraform
5 7 (10.77%) Docker Swarm
5 7 (10.77%) Mesos
5 7 (10.77%) Rancher
6 3 (4.62%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.54%) Packer
Vendors
1 19 (29.23%) Google
2 7 (10.77%) Atlassian
2 7 (10.77%) Oracle
3 5 (7.69%) SaltStack
4 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.08%) Cloudera
5 2 (3.08%) Hortonworks
5 2 (3.08%) Splunk
5 2 (3.08%) Tableau
5 2 (3.08%) WSO2
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco
6 1 (1.54%) Dell
6 1 (1.54%) Facebook
6 1 (1.54%) Juniper
6 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.54%) SAP
6 1 (1.54%) Talend