Period
to 26 October 2020

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 26 October 2020 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
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 40 59 145
Rank change year-on-year +19 +86 +263
Contract jobs citing GCP 797 1,448 891
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 5.58% 3.97% 1.93%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.94% 12.09% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 1,114 667
Median daily rate £585 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.74% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £412 £425 £388
90th Percentile £800 £725 £725
England median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £28.72
% change year-on-year +45.83% -16.42% +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 London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 5,001 11,978 12,313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 35.04% 32.86% 26.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,493 8,663 9,121
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £325
90th Percentile £713 £688 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £480
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 100 81
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% +7.50% -6.54%
10th Percentile £22.43 £17.71 £12.50
90th Percentile £40.48 £53.93 £77.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +55.56% +28.57% -12.50%

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 26 October 2020.

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
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 26 October 2020. 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 +2 89 £525 -4.55% 80
West London +23 9 £630 +14.55% 24
South London +33 7 £525 +3.45% 2
East London +31 1 £555 -1.33% 23
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 26 October 2020, 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.

1 546 (68.51%) AWS
2 478 (59.97%) Azure
3 454 (56.96%) Google
4 403 (50.56%) Python
5 381 (47.80%) Java
6 379 (47.55%) Agile Software Development
7 375 (47.05%) Finance
8 320 (40.15%) DevOps
9 288 (36.14%) Kubernetes
10 275 (34.50%) Web Services
11 251 (31.49%) Software Engineering
12 246 (30.87%) Banking
13 232 (29.11%) Microservices
14 231 (28.98%) Asset Management
15 228 (28.61%) Investment Management
16 218 (27.35%) Docker
17 213 (26.73%) JavaScript
18 210 (26.35%) Hedge funds
19 174 (21.83%) SQL
20 169 (21.20%) Derivative
21 168 (21.08%) Fixed Income
22 161 (20.20%) React
23 154 (19.32%) AngularJS
24 152 (19.07%) Front Office
25 145 (18.19%) Equities
26 144 (18.07%) Jenkins
27 119 (14.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
28 116 (14.55%) Terraform
29 112 (14.05%) Serverless
30 111 (13.93%) Node.js

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 92 (11.54%) Apache
2 50 (6.27%) Apache Spark
3 26 (3.26%) Confluence
4 15 (1.88%) Apache Airflow
5 13 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (1.63%) nginx
6 10 (1.25%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (0.75%) Jupyter
8 5 (0.63%) IIS
8 5 (0.63%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.63%) Tornado
9 4 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.50%) CMS
9 4 (0.50%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.38%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.25%) CICS
11 2 (0.25%) Ethereum
11 2 (0.25%) Jetty
11 2 (0.25%) Mongrel
11 2 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (0.63%) Chatbot
2 3 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.38%) Adobe Premiere
2 3 (0.38%) Sketch
3 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Magento
1 1 (0.13%) SAP Retail
1 1 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 546 (68.51%) AWS
2 478 (59.97%) Azure
3 112 (14.05%) Serverless
4 85 (10.66%) AWS Lambda
5 84 (10.54%) Amazon ECS
6 75 (9.41%) Apigee
7 54 (6.78%) PaaS
8 40 (5.02%) IaaS
9 30 (3.76%) Cloud Computing
10 26 (3.26%) GitHub
11 19 (2.38%) SaaS
12 14 (1.76%) OpenShift
13 11 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
13 11 (1.38%) npm
14 10 (1.25%) Google Analytics
15 9 (1.13%) Power Platform
15 9 (1.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 6 (0.75%) Google App Engine
16 6 (0.75%) Stackdriver
17 5 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.76%) SSL
2 20 (2.51%) TCP/IP
3 16 (2.01%) DNS
3 16 (2.01%) Firewall
4 14 (1.76%) HTTPS
5 12 (1.51%) Network Security
6 10 (1.25%) Kerberos
7 9 (1.13%) HTTP
8 8 (1.00%) Internet
8 8 (1.00%) LAN
8 8 (1.00%) WAN
9 7 (0.88%) VPN
10 4 (0.50%) DHCP
10 4 (0.50%) Multicast
10 4 (0.50%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (0.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 3 (0.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (0.38%) Wireless
11 3 (0.38%) WLAN
12 2 (0.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (13.17%) SQL Server
2 95 (11.92%) PostgreSQL
3 91 (11.42%) MySQL
4 90 (11.29%) Amazon Redshift
5 76 (9.54%) NoSQL
6 69 (8.66%) BigQuery
6 69 (8.66%) Data Warehouse
7 50 (6.27%) Big Data
8 30 (3.76%) Hadoop
9 26 (3.26%) MongoDB
10 15 (1.88%) Relational Database
11 13 (1.63%) Apache Hive
12 12 (1.51%) Tableau
13 11 (1.38%) Bigtable
14 10 (1.25%) Cloud Spanner
15 9 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (1.13%) Power BI
16 7 (0.88%) Cosmos DB
16 7 (0.88%) Snowflake Schema
17 6 (0.75%) Presto
Development Applications
1 144 (18.07%) Jenkins
2 86 (10.79%) GitLab
3 78 (9.79%) Artifactory
4 57 (7.15%) Git (software)
5 43 (5.40%) RStudio
6 41 (5.14%) JIRA
7 20 (2.51%) CircleCI
7 20 (2.51%) Maven
8 12 (1.51%) Jasmine
9 11 (1.38%) Travis CI
10 10 (1.25%) Cucumber
10 10 (1.25%) Gradle
11 9 (1.13%) Subversion
12 8 (1.00%) gulp
13 7 (0.88%) JUnit
13 7 (0.88%) Karma Test Runner
13 7 (0.88%) Selenium
13 7 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
14 6 (0.75%) ProC
15 5 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 375 (47.05%) Finance
2 246 (30.87%) Banking
3 152 (19.07%) Front Office
4 93 (11.67%) Investment Banking
5 36 (4.52%) Back Office
6 15 (1.88%) Retail
7 13 (1.63%) Marketing
8 11 (1.38%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.00%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.75%) Billing
10 6 (0.75%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.63%) Public Sector
12 4 (0.50%) Law
12 4 (0.50%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.38%) Games
14 2 (0.25%) Automotive
14 2 (0.25%) French Language
14 2 (0.25%) International Banking
14 2 (0.25%) Military
15 1 (0.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 329 (41.28%) Developer
2 148 (18.57%) Architect
3 124 (15.56%) AWS Engineer
4 119 (14.93%) Java Developer
5 110 (13.80%) AWS Developer
6 92 (11.54%) Software Engineer
7 88 (11.04%) JavaScript Developer
8 79 (9.91%) Cloud Architect
8 79 (9.91%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 76 (9.54%) Java Engineer
10 68 (8.53%) DevOps Engineer
11 67 (8.41%) Python Developer
12 66 (8.28%) AWS Software Engineer
13 61 (7.65%) Front Office Developer
14 55 (6.90%) Data Engineer
15 47 (5.90%) Java Software Developer
15 47 (5.90%) Java Software Engineer
16 42 (5.27%) SQL Developer
17 40 (5.02%) Solutions Architect
18 39 (4.89%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (34.50%) Web Services
2 161 (20.20%) React
3 154 (19.32%) AngularJS
4 111 (13.93%) Node.js
5 108 (13.55%) Vue.js
6 78 (9.79%) gRPC
7 75 (9.41%) OAuth
8 71 (8.91%) Swagger
9 67 (8.41%) .NET
10 52 (6.52%) Spring
11 51 (6.40%) Kafka
12 36 (4.52%) CSS
13 33 (4.14%) .NET Core
13 33 (4.14%) RESTful
14 32 (4.02%) HTML
15 28 (3.51%) Spring Boot
16 25 (3.14%) REST
17 21 (2.63%) ASP.NET
17 21 (2.63%) Shiny
18 19 (2.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 210 (26.35%) Hedge funds
2 169 (21.20%) Derivative
3 168 (21.08%) Fixed Income
4 145 (18.19%) Equities
5 119 (14.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 85 (10.66%) Greenfield Project
7 42 (5.27%) Blog
8 35 (4.39%) Public Cloud
9 31 (3.89%) Cloud Native
10 21 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (2.63%) Credit Derivative
11 18 (2.26%) Credit Risk
11 18 (2.26%) Hybrid Cloud
12 12 (1.51%) iPad
12 12 (1.51%) Virtual Team
13 11 (1.38%) Data Centre
14 10 (1.25%) Private Cloud
15 9 (1.13%) Equity Derivative
15 9 (1.13%) User Experience
16 8 (1.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 68 (8.53%) Linux
2 23 (2.89%) Windows
3 16 (2.01%) Unix
4 14 (1.76%) Android
5 13 (1.63%) Windows Server
6 12 (1.51%) Apple iOS
7 9 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.13%) Windows Server 2016
8 7 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.88%) Windows Server 2019
9 4 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.38%) CentOS
10 3 (0.38%) Fedora
10 3 (0.38%) Solaris
11 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.13%) Mesosphere
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (47.55%) Agile Software Development
2 320 (40.15%) DevOps
3 251 (31.49%) Software Engineering
4 232 (29.11%) Microservices
5 231 (28.98%) Asset Management
6 228 (28.61%) Investment Management
7 107 (13.43%) Analytics
8 85 (10.66%) Migration
9 81 (10.16%) Scrum
10 72 (9.03%) Decision-Making
11 68 (8.53%) Portfolio Management
12 65 (8.16%) Mentoring
12 65 (8.16%) Open Source
13 62 (7.78%) Business Analysis
14 56 (7.03%) Machine Learning
15 48 (6.02%) ETL
15 48 (6.02%) TDD
16 42 (5.27%) Continuous Integration
16 42 (5.27%) Data Science
17 40 (5.02%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 403 (50.56%) Python
2 381 (47.80%) Java
3 213 (26.73%) JavaScript
4 174 (21.83%) SQL
5 66 (8.28%) R
6 50 (6.27%) C#
7 46 (5.77%) Go
8 42 (5.27%) Scala
9 34 (4.27%) Java 8
10 31 (3.89%) TypeScript
11 28 (3.51%) C
12 27 (3.39%) Kotlin
13 23 (2.89%) C++
14 21 (2.63%) Bash Shell
15 20 (2.51%) Ruby
16 16 (2.01%) Shell Script
17 12 (1.51%) PowerShell
18 10 (1.25%) ES6
19 9 (1.13%) PHP
20 8 (1.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (3.14%) Sun Certification
2 24 (3.01%) Degree
3 22 (2.76%) SC Cleared
3 22 (2.76%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.75%) AWS Certification
4 6 (0.75%) CISSP
4 6 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (0.50%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.38%) CCIE
6 3 (0.38%) CISA
7 2 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.25%) CCNP
7 2 (0.25%) CISM
7 2 (0.25%) CSSLP
7 2 (0.25%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.13%) CGEIT
8 1 (0.13%) GPEN
8 1 (0.13%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.51%) QA
2 7 (0.88%) NIST
3 6 (0.75%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.63%) GDPR
5 4 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.38%) Basel III
7 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.13%) COBIT
8 1 (0.13%) PSD2
8 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 218 (27.35%) Docker
2 19 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (1.63%) Active Directory
5 10 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.75%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.63%) Xen
8 4 (0.50%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 4 (0.50%) HDFS
9 3 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.38%) KVM
9 3 (0.38%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.25%) XenApp
11 1 (0.13%) Ceph
11 1 (0.13%) PowerDNS
11 1 (0.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 288 (36.14%) Kubernetes
2 116 (14.55%) Terraform
3 79 (9.91%) Ansible
4 25 (3.14%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (2.89%) Prometheus
5 23 (2.89%) Puppet
6 14 (1.76%) Argo
7 12 (1.51%) Zipkin
8 7 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (0.63%) Grafana
9 5 (0.63%) Icinga
9 5 (0.63%) Nagios
9 5 (0.63%) Salt
10 4 (0.50%) HP SIM
10 4 (0.50%) Opsview
10 4 (0.50%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (0.38%) Demisto
11 3 (0.38%) Mesos
11 3 (0.38%) Packer
11 3 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 454 (56.96%) Google
2 69 (8.66%) Oracle
3 40 (5.02%) Microsoft
4 24 (3.01%) VMware
5 13 (1.63%) Red Hat
5 13 (1.63%) SAP
6 12 (1.51%) AppDynamics
6 12 (1.51%) MuleSoft
6 12 (1.51%) Splunk
7 11 (1.38%) Cloudera
8 9 (1.13%) F5
8 9 (1.13%) Hortonworks
8 9 (1.13%) IBM
9 7 (0.88%) SaltStack
10 6 (0.75%) Cisco
10 6 (0.75%) HP
11 5 (0.63%) Dynatrace
12 4 (0.50%) CenturyLink
12 4 (0.50%) Confluent
12 4 (0.50%) Meraki