Period
to

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 21 May 2022 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
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 48 44 55
Rank change year-on-year -4 +11 +17
Contract jobs citing GCP 1,873 1,318 936
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 4.82% 5.41% 4.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.58% 13.96% 13.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,438 952 691
10th Percentile £475 £425 £425
25th Percentile £538 £488 £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £625 £593 £575
Median % change year-on-year +5.49% +3.04% -
75th Percentile £725 £694 £675
90th Percentile £800 £713 £750
England median daily rate £600 £575 £575
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
10th Percentile £36.01 £32.37 -
25th Percentile £59.88 £45.87 -
Median hourly rate £76.62 £68.36 -
Median % change year-on-year +12.09% - -
75th Percentile £79.69 £72.31 -
90th Percentile £81.38 £74.67 -
England median hourly rate £65.00 £25.00 £62.50
% change year-on-year +160.00% -60.00% +234.94%

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 14,888 9,439 6,866
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.28% 38.71% 34.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,140 6,932 5,148
10th Percentile £390 £363 £325
25th Percentile £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
75th Percentile £688 £625 £625
90th Percentile £775 £700 £700
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 43 43
10th Percentile £19.75 £15.25 £13.40
25th Percentile £23.17 £21.99 £18.60
Median hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £24.00
Median % change year-on-year +19.40% +39.58% +11.63%
75th Percentile £64.81 £64.38 £45.73
90th Percentile £79.13 £68.00 £60.30
England median hourly rate £21.50 £21.05 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.14% +5.25% +2.56%

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 21 May 2022.

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 21 May 2022.

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 21 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -14 139 £600 +4.58% 95
West London -8 16 £500 -14.89% 16
East London -5 5 £580 +24.06% 17
South London -11 3 £625 +278.79% 3
North London - 3 £675 - 4
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, 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 1,209 (64.55%) AWS
2 1,075 (57.39%) Azure
3 871 (46.50%) Python
4 759 (40.52%) Agile
5 717 (38.28%) Finance
6 680 (36.31%) Google
7 612 (32.67%) DevOps
8 578 (30.86%) Kubernetes
9 565 (30.17%) CI/CD
10 522 (27.87%) Java
11 448 (23.92%) Terraform
12 432 (23.06%) Docker
13 428 (22.85%) Software Engineering
14 421 (22.48%) SQL
15 395 (21.09%) Microservices
16 359 (19.17%) Analytics
17 335 (17.89%) React
18 320 (17.08%) JavaScript
19 277 (14.79%) Jenkins
20 273 (14.58%) TypeScript
21 272 (14.52%) Asset Management
22 271 (14.47%) Investment Management
22 271 (14.47%) Social Skills
23 239 (12.76%) Banking
24 231 (12.33%) Full Stack Development
25 223 (11.91%) Ansible
26 220 (11.75%) Linux
27 213 (11.37%) Front Office
28 198 (10.57%) Equities
29 196 (10.46%) BigQuery

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
1 112 (5.98%) Apache Spark
2 87 (4.64%) Confluence
3 79 (4.22%) Apache
4 68 (3.63%) Apache Airflow
5 36 (1.92%) OpenStack
6 34 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
7 31 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
8 19 (1.01%) nginx
8 19 (1.01%) SAS
9 12 (0.64%) Apache Pulsar
9 12 (0.64%) Traefik
10 11 (0.59%) WebSphere
11 9 (0.48%) SharePoint
12 6 (0.32%) Apache Pig
12 6 (0.32%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.27%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.27%) Luigi
13 5 (0.27%) OpenEdge
14 4 (0.21%) CMS
14 4 (0.21%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 16 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.16%) SPSS
6 2 (0.11%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (0.32%) thinkFolio
2 3 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (0.16%) Shopify
3 2 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.11%) Magento
3 2 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.11%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.053%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1,209 (64.55%) AWS
2 1,075 (57.39%) Azure
3 136 (7.26%) GitHub
4 87 (4.64%) Serverless
5 84 (4.48%) PaaS
6 73 (3.90%) IaaS
7 72 (3.84%) SaaS
8 69 (3.68%) npm
9 60 (3.20%) Snowflake
10 59 (3.15%) AWS CloudFormation
11 58 (3.10%) Amazon EC2
12 47 (2.51%) Amazon S3
12 47 (2.51%) OpenShift
13 43 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
14 40 (2.14%) Google Analytics
15 39 (2.08%) AWS Lambda
16 38 (2.03%) Google Data Studio
17 36 (1.92%) GitHub Actions
18 33 (1.76%) Power Platform
19 29 (1.55%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (4.43%) Firewall
2 66 (3.52%) Network Security
3 52 (2.78%) DNS
4 36 (1.92%) VPN
5 31 (1.66%) Internet
6 29 (1.55%) TCP/IP
7 27 (1.44%) MQTT
7 27 (1.44%) SSL
8 19 (1.01%) WAN
9 18 (0.96%) HTTP
10 17 (0.91%) IPsec
11 16 (0.85%) SD-WAN
12 14 (0.75%) IPv6
13 11 (0.59%) BGP
14 10 (0.53%) Kerberos
15 8 (0.43%) IKE
15 8 (0.43%) SAN
16 7 (0.37%) Broadband
16 7 (0.37%) LAN
16 7 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (10.46%) BigQuery
2 110 (5.87%) Big Data
3 102 (5.45%) NoSQL
4 100 (5.34%) MongoDB
5 91 (4.86%) PostgreSQL
6 75 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
7 70 (3.74%) Hadoop
8 61 (3.26%) MySQL
9 59 (3.15%) SQL Server
10 57 (3.04%) Tableau
11 50 (2.67%) Relational Database
12 34 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
12 34 (1.82%) Apache Hive
13 31 (1.66%) Looker
14 30 (1.60%) Flink
15 29 (1.55%) Amazon Redshift
15 29 (1.55%) Data Lake
16 27 (1.44%) Power BI
17 24 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
17 24 (1.28%) Redis
Development Applications
1 277 (14.79%) Jenkins
2 175 (9.34%) Git (software)
3 129 (6.89%) JIRA
4 122 (6.51%) Maven
5 107 (5.71%) Gradle
6 86 (4.59%) CircleCI
6 86 (4.59%) GitLab
7 46 (2.46%) gulp
7 46 (2.46%) Travis CI
8 30 (1.60%) Bitbucket
9 29 (1.55%) JUnit
10 28 (1.49%) TeamCity
11 18 (0.96%) Mockito
12 15 (0.80%) Selenium
12 15 (0.80%) SonarQube
13 14 (0.75%) Subversion
14 13 (0.69%) Cucumber
15 12 (0.64%) webpack
16 11 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 9 (0.48%) MLflow
General
1 717 (38.28%) Finance
2 271 (14.47%) Social Skills
3 239 (12.76%) Banking
4 213 (11.37%) Front Office
5 122 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
6 70 (3.74%) Retail
7 67 (3.58%) Telecoms
8 61 (3.26%) Influencing Skills
9 55 (2.94%) Presentation Skills
9 55 (2.94%) Public Sector
10 48 (2.56%) Investment Banking
10 48 (2.56%) Marketing
11 26 (1.39%) Financial Institution
12 24 (1.28%) Manufacturing
13 19 (1.01%) Legal
14 17 (0.91%) Electronics
14 17 (0.91%) Games
15 12 (0.64%) Billing
16 11 (0.59%) Retail Banking
17 10 (0.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 555 (29.63%) Developer
2 368 (19.65%) Architect
3 220 (11.75%) AWS Engineer
4 203 (10.84%) DevOps Engineer
5 202 (10.78%) Software Engineer
6 197 (10.52%) Java Developer
7 176 (9.40%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 171 (9.13%) AWS Developer
9 157 (8.38%) Python Developer
10 149 (7.96%) Python Engineer
11 147 (7.85%) Cloud Architect
12 145 (7.74%) Data Engineer
13 130 (6.94%) Java Engineer
14 122 (6.51%) Cloud Engineer
15 111 (5.93%) Java Software Engineer
16 102 (5.45%) Java Software Developer
16 102 (5.45%) Senior Developer
17 101 (5.39%) AWS Software Engineer
18 94 (5.02%) Security Architect
19 91 (4.86%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 335 (17.89%) React
2 192 (10.25%) Kafka
3 147 (7.85%) Node.js
4 103 (5.50%) Spring
5 95 (5.07%) RESTful
6 87 (4.64%) .NET
7 80 (4.27%) Spring Boot
8 76 (4.06%) REST
9 57 (3.04%) HTML
10 56 (2.99%) Flask
10 56 (2.99%) gRPC
11 54 (2.88%) AngularJS
12 52 (2.78%) CSS
13 50 (2.67%) Protocol Buffers
14 47 (2.51%) Django
15 43 (2.30%) PySpark
16 42 (2.24%) .NET Core
16 42 (2.24%) GraphQL
17 38 (2.03%) Vue.js
18 36 (1.92%) FastAPI
Miscellaneous
1 198 (10.57%) Equities
2 151 (8.06%) Public Cloud
3 135 (7.21%) Hedge funds
4 121 (6.46%) Fixed Income
5 120 (6.41%) Derivative
6 119 (6.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 113 (6.03%) Cloud Native
8 87 (4.64%) Greenfield Project
9 47 (2.51%) Management Information System
10 44 (2.35%) Data Centre
10 44 (2.35%) IoT
10 44 (2.35%) Private Cloud
11 43 (2.30%) User Experience
12 39 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
13 36 (1.92%) Blockchain
14 35 (1.87%) iPad
15 31 (1.66%) Data Protection Act
16 29 (1.55%) PKI
17 27 (1.44%) Self-Motivation
18 23 (1.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 220 (11.75%) Linux
2 94 (5.02%) Windows
3 51 (2.72%) Unix
4 29 (1.55%) Windows Server
5 27 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (0.91%) CentOS
7 7 (0.37%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.27%) Android
8 5 (0.27%) Solaris
8 5 (0.27%) VMS
9 4 (0.21%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.16%) Data ONTAP
10 3 (0.16%) SUSE
10 3 (0.16%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (0.11%) Alpine Linux
11 2 (0.11%) Debian
11 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 759 (40.52%) Agile
2 612 (32.67%) DevOps
3 565 (30.17%) CI/CD
4 428 (22.85%) Software Engineering
5 395 (21.09%) Microservices
6 359 (19.17%) Analytics
7 272 (14.52%) Asset Management
8 271 (14.47%) Investment Management
9 231 (12.33%) Full Stack Development
10 156 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 156 (8.33%) Scrum
11 150 (8.01%) TDD
12 146 (7.79%) Problem-Solving
13 144 (7.69%) Migration
14 122 (6.51%) Test Automation
15 119 (6.35%) Infrastructure as Code
16 115 (6.14%) Continuous Integration
17 112 (5.98%) Data Modelling
18 110 (5.87%) Stakeholder Management
19 106 (5.66%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 871 (46.50%) Python
2 522 (27.87%) Java
3 421 (22.48%) SQL
4 320 (17.08%) JavaScript
5 273 (14.58%) TypeScript
6 135 (7.21%) Go
7 119 (6.35%) Scala
8 108 (5.77%) Bash
9 99 (5.29%) C#
10 78 (4.16%) PowerShell
11 66 (3.52%) Ruby
12 62 (3.31%) Groovy
13 55 (2.94%) R
14 46 (2.46%) Kotlin
15 30 (1.60%) Shell Script
16 28 (1.49%) C++
17 27 (1.44%) C
18 25 (1.33%) PHP
19 18 (0.96%) PL/SQL
20 17 (0.91%) Perl
Qualifications
1 64 (3.42%) Security Cleared
2 62 (3.31%) Degree
3 60 (3.20%) SC Cleared
4 18 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (0.69%) AWS Certification
6 11 (0.59%) CISSP
7 10 (0.53%) SANS
7 10 (0.53%) TOGAF Certification
8 9 (0.48%) CCIE
8 9 (0.48%) PhD
9 8 (0.43%) CCIE Security
10 7 (0.37%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.37%) JNCIS
11 6 (0.32%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 5 (0.27%) Master's Degree
13 4 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (0.21%) CSSLP
13 4 (0.21%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.21%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (5.18%) QA
2 31 (1.66%) GDPR
3 21 (1.12%) Data Quality
4 20 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (1.01%) NIST
6 14 (0.75%) NCSC
7 13 (0.69%) COBIT
8 11 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.43%) SLA
10 6 (0.32%) Accessibility
11 3 (0.16%) Basel III
11 3 (0.16%) GRC
11 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.16%) PSD2
12 2 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (0.11%) FedRAMP
13 1 (0.053%) Cyber Essentials
13 1 (0.053%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.053%) IFRS
System Software
1 432 (23.06%) Docker
2 52 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (1.82%) Active Directory
4 17 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (0.69%) HDFS
6 8 (0.43%) vCloud
6 8 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (0.27%) NFS
8 4 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.21%) VMware NSX
8 4 (0.21%) vSphere
9 3 (0.16%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 3 (0.16%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.11%) OpenAM
10 2 (0.11%) Veritas File System
10 2 (0.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.053%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 578 (30.86%) Kubernetes
2 448 (23.92%) Terraform
3 223 (11.91%) Ansible
4 91 (4.86%) Opscode Chef
5 88 (4.70%) Prometheus
6 72 (3.84%) Puppet
7 66 (3.52%) Grafana
8 30 (1.60%) Istio
9 23 (1.23%) Packer
10 18 (0.96%) Kibana
11 16 (0.85%) Docker Swarm
12 15 (0.80%) ZABBIX
13 12 (0.64%) Consul
13 12 (0.64%) Graphite
13 12 (0.64%) HAProxy
13 12 (0.64%) Kubeflow
13 12 (0.64%) Podman
14 11 (0.59%) linkerd
14 11 (0.59%) QRadar
15 10 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 680 (36.31%) Google
2 161 (8.60%) Microsoft
3 96 (5.13%) Oracle
4 79 (4.22%) VMware
5 59 (3.15%) Splunk
6 31 (1.66%) IBM
7 29 (1.55%) Red Hat
8 26 (1.39%) SAP
9 24 (1.28%) Cisco
9 24 (1.28%) Databricks
10 19 (1.01%) F5
11 18 (0.96%) Talend
11 18 (0.96%) Teradata
12 15 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
13 14 (0.75%) Adobe
14 12 (0.64%) Dell
15 11 (0.59%) Infoblox
15 11 (0.59%) PagerDuty
15 11 (0.59%) Palo Alto
15 11 (0.59%) StreamSets