Period
to 14 May 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 14 May 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
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 43 54 73
Rank change year-on-year +11 +19 +182
Contract jobs citing GCP 1,295 956 1,396
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 5.43% 4.60% 3.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.20% 13.53% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 939 699 1,005
10th Percentile £425 £425 £425
25th Percentile £488 £513 £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £588 £585 £575
Median % change year-on-year +0.43% +1.74% +4.55%
75th Percentile £688 £675 £663
90th Percentile £713 £750 £738
England median daily rate £570 £575 £550
% change year-on-year -0.87% +4.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
10th Percentile £32.37 " £13.91
25th Percentile £45.87 " £17.89
Median hourly rate £68.36 - £18.66
75th Percentile £72.31 " £24.75
90th Percentile £74.67 " £38.40
England median hourly rate £25.00 £65.00 £18.66
% change year-on-year -61.54% +248.34% -32.15%

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 9,118 7,067 12,477
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.20% 34.03% 30.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,718 5,283 9,136
10th Percentile £363 £325 £350
25th Percentile £431 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £625 £625 £606
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 47 66
10th Percentile £15.38 £14.20 £12.88
25th Percentile £21.37 £19.35 £17.92
Median hourly rate £44.75 £25.00 £21.25
Median % change year-on-year +79.00% +17.65% -15.00%
75th Percentile £65.00 £48.31 £34.58
90th Percentile £68.00 £63.30 £63.13
England median hourly rate £21.05 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +5.25% +6.95% -1.58%

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 14 May 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 14 May 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 14 May 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 -10 126 £573 +4.09% 117
West London +15 19 £575 +4.55% 53
East London +7 3 £468 -10.95% 26
South London +26 1 £165 -68.57% 6
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 14 May 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.

1 766 (59.15%) AWS
2 641 (49.50%) Azure
3 504 (38.92%) Google
4 496 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
5 491 (37.92%) Python
6 450 (34.75%) Finance
7 432 (33.36%) Java
8 421 (32.51%) Kubernetes
9 397 (30.66%) DevOps
10 305 (23.55%) Terraform
11 302 (23.32%) Docker
12 293 (22.63%) JavaScript
13 279 (21.54%) Software Engineering
14 231 (17.84%) React
15 215 (16.60%) SQL
15 215 (16.60%) Web Services
16 214 (16.53%) Social Skills
17 210 (16.22%) Microservices
18 191 (14.75%) BigQuery
18 191 (14.75%) Banking
19 184 (14.21%) Node.js
20 171 (13.20%) Asset Management
21 169 (13.05%) Jenkins
22 162 (12.51%) Analytics
23 146 (11.27%) Migration
24 144 (11.12%) Serverless
25 140 (10.81%) Big Data
26 133 (10.27%) Ansible
27 128 (9.88%) Front Office
28 126 (9.73%) Investment Management

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 87 (6.72%) Apache Spark
2 62 (4.79%) Apache
3 58 (4.48%) Confluence
4 49 (3.78%) Apache Airflow
5 28 (2.16%) nginx
6 12 (0.93%) Tomcat
6 12 (0.93%) WebSphere
7 11 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
7 11 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (0.85%) OpenStack
8 10 (0.77%) IIS
8 10 (0.77%) Jupyter
8 10 (0.77%) SharePoint
9 9 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
9 9 (0.69%) SAS
10 8 (0.62%) CMS
10 8 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
11 7 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 7 (0.54%) Jetty
12 6 (0.46%) Mule
Applications
1 9 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.62%) Sentinel
2 6 (0.46%) Cloudability
3 3 (0.23%) Distributed Ledger
3 3 (0.23%) Magento
4 2 (0.15%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.077%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.077%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 766 (59.15%) AWS
2 641 (49.50%) Azure
3 144 (11.12%) Serverless
4 80 (6.18%) GitHub
5 76 (5.87%) IaaS
6 73 (5.64%) PaaS
7 45 (3.47%) SaaS
8 30 (2.32%) Cloud Functions
9 29 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
10 26 (2.01%) npm
10 26 (2.01%) OpenShift
11 22 (1.70%) Power Platform
12 21 (1.62%) AWS CloudFormation
12 21 (1.62%) Google Compute Engine
13 17 (1.31%) Google App Engine
14 16 (1.24%) Amazon EKS
14 16 (1.24%) AWS Lambda
15 15 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
15 15 (1.16%) Amazon S3
15 15 (1.16%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.01%) DNS
2 24 (1.85%) Network Security
3 23 (1.78%) Firewall
4 19 (1.47%) SAN
4 19 (1.47%) TCP/IP
5 18 (1.39%) NAS
6 16 (1.24%) WAN
7 15 (1.16%) SSL
8 14 (1.08%) LAN
9 12 (0.93%) HTTP
10 11 (0.85%) Kerberos
10 11 (0.85%) Multicast
11 10 (0.77%) DHCP
12 9 (0.69%) VPN
13 7 (0.54%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (0.54%) FTP
13 7 (0.54%) Internet
14 6 (0.46%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (0.46%) IPsec
15 5 (0.39%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (14.75%) BigQuery
2 140 (10.81%) Big Data
3 81 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 68 (5.25%) Hadoop
5 62 (4.79%) NoSQL
6 52 (4.02%) MongoDB
7 49 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
8 38 (2.93%) Apache Hive
9 36 (2.78%) MySQL
9 36 (2.78%) Relational Database
10 32 (2.47%) SQL Server
11 31 (2.39%) Tableau
12 30 (2.32%) Cloud Spanner
13 28 (2.16%) Looker
14 25 (1.93%) Amazon Redshift
15 24 (1.85%) Bigtable
16 22 (1.70%) Power BI
17 19 (1.47%) Snowflake Schema
18 17 (1.31%) Data Lake
19 15 (1.16%) HBase
Development Applications
1 169 (13.05%) Jenkins
2 117 (9.03%) Git (software)
3 110 (8.49%) JIRA
4 52 (4.02%) Maven
5 35 (2.70%) GitLab
6 27 (2.08%) Gradle
7 26 (2.01%) CircleCI
8 22 (1.70%) JUnit
8 22 (1.70%) Sonatype Nexus
8 22 (1.70%) Travis CI
9 21 (1.62%) TeamCity
10 19 (1.47%) webpack
11 16 (1.24%) Bitbucket
11 16 (1.24%) Cucumber
12 15 (1.16%) gulp
13 14 (1.08%) git-flow
14 12 (0.93%) Selenium
15 9 (0.69%) Mockito
16 7 (0.54%) Spinnaker
17 6 (0.46%) Gerrit
General
1 450 (34.75%) Finance
2 214 (16.53%) Social Skills
3 191 (14.75%) Banking
4 128 (9.88%) Front Office
5 86 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
6 37 (2.86%) Influencing Skills
7 28 (2.16%) Presentation Skills
8 25 (1.93%) Public Sector
9 24 (1.85%) Investment Banking
9 24 (1.85%) Retail
9 24 (1.85%) Telecoms
10 18 (1.39%) Marketing
11 12 (0.93%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.93%) Retail Banking
12 10 (0.77%) Legal
13 8 (0.62%) Automotive
13 8 (0.62%) Documentation Skills
13 8 (0.62%) Law
14 7 (0.54%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.46%) Billing
Job Titles
1 379 (29.27%) Developer
2 269 (20.77%) Architect
3 166 (12.82%) React Developer
4 136 (10.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 112 (8.65%) Cloud Architect
6 107 (8.26%) Data Engineer
7 101 (7.80%) Cloud Engineer
8 92 (7.10%) Software Engineer
9 75 (5.79%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 73 (5.64%) Java Developer
11 71 (5.48%) Designer
12 70 (5.41%) UI Developer
13 69 (5.33%) UI Designer
13 69 (5.33%) UI Engineer
13 69 (5.33%) UI/UX Designer
13 69 (5.33%) UI/UX Developer
13 69 (5.33%) UX Designer
13 69 (5.33%) UX Developer
13 69 (5.33%) UX Engineer
14 62 (4.79%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (17.84%) React
2 215 (16.60%) Web Services
3 184 (14.21%) Node.js
4 123 (9.50%) .NET
5 85 (6.56%) AngularJS
6 84 (6.49%) Spring
7 78 (6.02%) React Native
8 76 (5.87%) Kafka
9 60 (4.63%) Spring Boot
10 56 (4.32%) REST
11 44 (3.40%) RESTful
12 42 (3.24%) GraphQL
13 38 (2.93%) JSON
14 34 (2.63%) Vue.js
15 32 (2.47%) CSS
16 27 (2.08%) HTML
17 25 (1.93%) Shiny
18 22 (1.70%) Django
19 21 (1.62%) Middleware
20 20 (1.54%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 94 (7.26%) User Experience
2 87 (6.72%) Public Cloud
3 77 (5.95%) Cloud Native
4 57 (4.40%) Derivative
5 56 (4.32%) Equities
6 53 (4.09%) Fixed Income
7 45 (3.47%) Blog
8 38 (2.93%) Hybrid Cloud
9 34 (2.63%) Data Centre
10 32 (2.47%) Hedge funds
11 30 (2.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 21 (1.62%) Data Structures
13 20 (1.54%) Algorithms
13 20 (1.54%) Credit Risk
13 20 (1.54%) Private Cloud
14 18 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
15 16 (1.24%) Management Information System
16 15 (1.16%) Virtual Team
17 14 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
17 14 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 113 (8.73%) Linux
2 60 (4.63%) Windows
3 25 (1.93%) Unix
4 15 (1.16%) CentOS
5 13 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (0.85%) Solaris
7 9 (0.69%) Windows Server
8 7 (0.54%) VMS
8 7 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.31%) CoreOS
10 4 (0.31%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.31%) Windows Server 2016
11 3 (0.23%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (0.23%) Debian
12 2 (0.15%) Android
12 2 (0.15%) HPUX
12 2 (0.15%) SUSE
13 1 (0.077%) MVS
13 1 (0.077%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 496 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
2 397 (30.66%) DevOps
3 279 (21.54%) Software Engineering
4 210 (16.22%) Microservices
5 171 (13.20%) Asset Management
6 162 (12.51%) Analytics
7 146 (11.27%) Migration
8 126 (9.73%) Investment Management
9 114 (8.80%) Open Source
10 98 (7.57%) TDD
11 86 (6.64%) ETL
12 82 (6.33%) Scrum
13 77 (5.95%) Data Pipeline
14 76 (5.87%) Web Application Development
15 75 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
16 74 (5.71%) Release Management
17 73 (5.64%) Data Modelling
17 73 (5.64%) Progressive Web App
18 71 (5.48%) Infrastructure as Code
18 71 (5.48%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 491 (37.92%) Python
2 432 (33.36%) Java
3 293 (22.63%) JavaScript
4 215 (16.60%) SQL
5 123 (9.50%) Scala
6 108 (8.34%) Kotlin
7 71 (5.48%) Go
8 65 (5.02%) C#
9 48 (3.71%) C++
10 38 (2.93%) Bash Shell
11 37 (2.86%) TypeScript
12 36 (2.78%) PowerShell
13 35 (2.70%) Ruby
14 34 (2.63%) R
15 29 (2.24%) Java 8
16 23 (1.78%) Groovy
17 14 (1.08%) ES6
17 14 (1.08%) PL/SQL
17 14 (1.08%) Shell Script
18 13 (1.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 125 (9.65%) Degree
2 35 (2.70%) CISSP
3 31 (2.39%) Security Cleared
4 28 (2.16%) SC Cleared
5 26 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
6 24 (1.85%) CISM
7 11 (0.85%) AWS Certification
7 11 (0.85%) PhD
8 9 (0.69%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.54%) CRISC
10 6 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.46%) SAFe Agilist
11 5 (0.39%) CCNA
12 4 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
13 3 (0.23%) GIAC
13 3 (0.23%) Master's Degree
13 3 (0.23%) SSCP
13 3 (0.23%) TOGAF Certification
14 2 (0.15%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.24%) QA
2 22 (1.70%) NIST
3 19 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (1.39%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.85%) NCSC
6 10 (0.77%) GDPR
6 10 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 7 (0.54%) SLA
9 6 (0.46%) NIST 800
10 5 (0.39%) HIPAA
10 5 (0.39%) PCI DSS
11 4 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.31%) GRC
12 3 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
12 3 (0.23%) PMO
13 2 (0.15%) COBIT
14 1 (0.077%) Basel III
14 1 (0.077%) FedRAMP
14 1 (0.077%) PMBOK
System Software
1 302 (23.32%) Docker
2 51 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
4 20 (1.54%) Active Directory
5 16 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (1.08%) NFS
6 14 (1.08%) Xen
7 13 (1.00%) KVM
8 11 (0.85%) Hyper-V
9 10 (0.77%) HDFS
10 8 (0.62%) vSphere
11 5 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (0.39%) SRDF
12 4 (0.31%) Veritas File System
13 2 (0.15%) OpenAM
13 2 (0.15%) Squid
13 2 (0.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 2 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.15%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.077%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 421 (32.51%) Kubernetes
2 305 (23.55%) Terraform
3 133 (10.27%) Ansible
4 54 (4.17%) Puppet
5 48 (3.71%) Opscode Chef
6 33 (2.55%) Istio
7 22 (1.70%) Prometheus
8 18 (1.39%) Argo
9 15 (1.16%) Packer
9 15 (1.16%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 12 (0.93%) Tivoli
11 11 (0.85%) Grafana
11 11 (0.85%) vRealize
12 8 (0.62%) Salt
12 8 (0.62%) ZABBIX
13 7 (0.54%) QRadar
13 7 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 7 (0.54%) Zipkin
14 6 (0.46%) Control-M
14 6 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 504 (38.92%) Google
2 85 (6.56%) Oracle
3 82 (6.33%) Microsoft
4 62 (4.79%) VMware
5 33 (2.55%) Splunk
6 26 (2.01%) IBM
7 17 (1.31%) EMC
7 17 (1.31%) Red Hat
8 16 (1.24%) NetApp
9 15 (1.16%) SAP
9 15 (1.16%) ServiceNow
10 14 (1.08%) Databricks
11 13 (1.00%) Cisco
12 11 (0.85%) Alteryx
12 11 (0.85%) BMC
12 11 (0.85%) Confluent
12 11 (0.85%) MuleSoft
13 9 (0.69%) Alibaba
13 9 (0.69%) Sybase
13 9 (0.69%) Veracode