Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 2019 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
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 58 126 366
Rank change year-on-year +68 +240 +133
Contract jobs citing GCP 1,380 1,077 310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 4.04% 2.29% 0.65%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.01% 8.28% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,002 794 246
London median daily rate £575 £555 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.60% +7.25% +10.70%
10th Percentile £425 £400 £389
90th Percentile £725 £725 £659
England median daily rate £550 £550 £500
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 10
London median hourly rate - £18.66 £27.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -31.21% -
England median hourly rate £44.50 £22.22 £27.16
% change year-on-year +100.32% -18.21% -

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 11,494 13,006 9,323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.66% 27.61% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,225 9,644 7,014
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £330 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £492 £475
% change year-on-year +1.60% +3.61% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 77 85
London median hourly rate £22.72 £19.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.55% -11.63% -14.00%
10th Percentile £16.71 £12.50 £11.55
90th Percentile £78.75 £75.77 £58.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +22.86% -12.50% +5.26%

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 11 December 2019.

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 11 December 2019. 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 +75 306 £550 - 161
West London +12 32 £550 - 57
East London +46 14 £563 -6.25% 29
South London +58 11 £425 -22.73% 2
North London +13 6 £500 +2.56% 6
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, 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.

1 826 (59.86%) Google
2 787 (57.03%) AWS
3 629 (45.58%) Python
4 615 (44.57%) Azure
5 490 (35.51%) DevOps
6 434 (31.45%) Kubernetes
7 371 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
8 361 (26.16%) Docker
9 360 (26.09%) Java
10 307 (22.25%) SQL
11 299 (21.67%) Terraform
12 297 (21.52%) Finance
13 229 (16.59%) Big Data
14 217 (15.72%) Microservices
15 213 (15.43%) Node.js
16 206 (14.93%) JavaScript
17 200 (14.49%) Analytics
18 196 (14.20%) BigQuery
19 193 (13.99%) Banking
20 191 (13.84%) Linux
21 177 (12.83%) Ansible
22 173 (12.54%) Jenkins
23 170 (12.32%) React
24 165 (11.96%) Software Engineering
25 153 (11.09%) Data Science
26 146 (10.58%) Migration
27 144 (10.43%) Machine Learning
28 143 (10.36%) ETL
29 141 (10.22%) Web Services
30 136 (9.86%) Scala

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
1 124 (8.99%) Apache Spark
2 82 (5.94%) Apache
3 55 (3.99%) Apache Airflow
4 34 (2.46%) Confluence
4 34 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
5 23 (1.67%) nginx
6 14 (1.01%) Jupyter
7 12 (0.87%) SAS
8 11 (0.80%) OpenStack
9 9 (0.65%) IIS
10 8 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
10 8 (0.58%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.36%) DNN
12 4 (0.29%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.29%) Luigi
12 4 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.22%) Drupal
13 3 (0.22%) Ethereum
14 2 (0.14%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.072%) Jetty
Applications
1 10 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 35 (2.54%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.072%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.072%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 787 (57.03%) AWS
2 615 (44.57%) Azure
3 52 (3.77%) Serverless
4 47 (3.41%) PaaS
5 46 (3.33%) GitHub
6 45 (3.26%) SaaS
7 39 (2.83%) IaaS
8 37 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
9 35 (2.54%) AWS Step Functions
10 31 (2.25%) AWS CloudFormation
11 27 (1.96%) OpenShift
12 26 (1.88%) Heroku
13 21 (1.52%) Google App Engine
14 20 (1.45%) Stackdriver
15 17 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
16 15 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
16 15 (1.09%) G Suite
16 15 (1.09%) Office 365
17 14 (1.01%) Firebase
18 13 (0.94%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.54%) Firewall
2 22 (1.59%) HTTP
3 10 (0.72%) Internet
4 9 (0.65%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.58%) Network Security
6 7 (0.51%) DNS
7 6 (0.43%) Broadband
8 5 (0.36%) Multicast
8 5 (0.36%) NetScaler
8 5 (0.36%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (0.29%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (0.29%) SAN
9 4 (0.29%) WAN
10 3 (0.22%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (0.22%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (0.22%) VPN
11 2 (0.14%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.14%) DHCP
11 2 (0.14%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (0.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (16.59%) Big Data
2 196 (14.20%) BigQuery
3 134 (9.71%) NoSQL
4 124 (8.99%) PostgreSQL
5 107 (7.75%) Hadoop
6 96 (6.96%) Data Warehouse
7 77 (5.58%) MongoDB
8 74 (5.36%) Relational Database
9 70 (5.07%) SQL Server
10 68 (4.93%) Apache Cassandra
11 67 (4.86%) MySQL
12 64 (4.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 48 (3.48%) RDBMS
14 46 (3.33%) Redis
15 45 (3.26%) Amazon Redshift
16 39 (2.83%) Amazon Athena
16 39 (2.83%) Data Lake
17 36 (2.61%) HBase
18 35 (2.54%) Neo4j
19 32 (2.32%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 173 (12.54%) Jenkins
2 81 (5.87%) Git (software)
3 74 (5.36%) JIRA
4 28 (2.03%) CircleCI
5 25 (1.81%) GitLab
5 25 (1.81%) webpack
6 22 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 22 (1.59%) TeamCity
7 19 (1.38%) Sonatype Nexus
8 18 (1.30%) Selenium
9 16 (1.16%) Bitbucket
9 16 (1.16%) Gradle
9 16 (1.16%) Maven
10 13 (0.94%) Artifactory
10 13 (0.94%) Spinnaker
11 11 (0.80%) Travis CI
12 9 (0.65%) Babel
13 8 (0.58%) gulp
13 8 (0.58%) ProC
13 8 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 297 (21.52%) Finance
2 193 (13.99%) Banking
3 82 (5.94%) Front Office
4 34 (2.46%) Investment Banking
5 27 (1.96%) Retail
6 25 (1.81%) Public Sector
7 22 (1.59%) Telecoms
8 20 (1.45%) Legal
9 16 (1.16%) Marketing
10 13 (0.94%) Billing
10 13 (0.94%) Law
10 13 (0.94%) Retail Banking
11 10 (0.72%) Advertising
11 10 (0.72%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.65%) Aerospace
13 8 (0.58%) Publishing
14 7 (0.51%) Games
15 5 (0.36%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 365 (26.45%) Developer
2 217 (15.72%) DevOps Engineer
3 191 (13.84%) Architect
4 186 (13.48%) Data Engineer
5 143 (10.36%) Cloud Engineer
6 111 (8.04%) Python Engineer
7 86 (6.23%) AWS Engineer
7 86 (6.23%) Python Developer
8 79 (5.72%) Cloud Architect
9 72 (5.22%) Senior Developer
10 62 (4.49%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 59 (4.28%) Full Stack Developer
12 54 (3.91%) Java Developer
13 53 (3.84%) React Developer
14 50 (3.62%) Analyst
15 49 (3.55%) JavaScript Developer
16 48 (3.48%) Node.js Developer
17 46 (3.33%) AWS Developer
18 40 (2.90%) AWS DevOps
19 37 (2.68%) Big Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (15.43%) Node.js
2 170 (12.32%) React
3 141 (10.22%) Web Services
4 101 (7.32%) Kafka
5 92 (6.67%) AngularJS
6 84 (6.09%) CSS
7 72 (5.22%) REST
8 61 (4.42%) Apache Beam
9 59 (4.28%) Vue.js
10 51 (3.70%) RESTful
11 48 (3.48%) HTML
11 48 (3.48%) Redux
12 45 (3.26%) Spring
13 42 (3.04%) GraphQL
14 41 (2.97%) .NET
15 40 (2.90%) J2EE
16 39 (2.83%) JSON
17 29 (2.10%) Pandas
18 26 (1.88%) TensorFlow
19 24 (1.74%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 132 (9.57%) Greenfield Project
2 108 (7.83%) Public Cloud
3 74 (5.36%) Derivative
4 73 (5.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 71 (5.14%) Fixed Income
6 65 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
7 58 (4.20%) Hedge funds
8 51 (3.70%) Equities
9 50 (3.62%) Algorithms
10 36 (2.61%) Equity Derivative
11 34 (2.46%) Data Structures
12 31 (2.25%) Hybrid Cloud
12 31 (2.25%) User Experience
13 30 (2.17%) Blog
14 25 (1.81%) Cloud Native
14 25 (1.81%) Self-Motivation
15 20 (1.45%) Market Risk
16 19 (1.38%) Replication
17 16 (1.16%) Data Centre
18 15 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 191 (13.84%) Linux
2 68 (4.93%) Windows
3 34 (2.46%) Unix
4 17 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (1.16%) CentOS
5 16 (1.16%) Windows Server
6 11 (0.80%) Ubuntu
7 8 (0.58%) Android
8 6 (0.43%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.43%) VMS
9 4 (0.29%) CoreOS
10 2 (0.14%) Debian
10 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.072%) Fedora
11 1 (0.072%) Solaris
11 1 (0.072%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.072%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 490 (35.51%) DevOps
2 371 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
3 217 (15.72%) Microservices
4 200 (14.49%) Analytics
5 165 (11.96%) Software Engineering
6 153 (11.09%) Data Science
7 146 (10.58%) Migration
8 144 (10.43%) Machine Learning
9 143 (10.36%) ETL
10 115 (8.33%) TDD
11 114 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
12 102 (7.39%) Continuous Delivery
13 99 (7.17%) Infrastructure as Code
14 91 (6.59%) Data Engineering
14 91 (6.59%) Scrum
15 84 (6.09%) Open Source
16 82 (5.94%) Data Modelling
17 80 (5.80%) Test Automation
18 75 (5.43%) Artificial Intelligence
18 75 (5.43%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 629 (45.58%) Python
2 360 (26.09%) Java
3 307 (22.25%) SQL
4 206 (14.93%) JavaScript
5 136 (9.86%) Scala
6 135 (9.78%) Go
7 108 (7.83%) C#
8 66 (4.78%) TypeScript
9 54 (3.91%) Ruby
10 53 (3.84%) C++
11 46 (3.33%) Bash Shell
11 46 (3.33%) ES6
12 40 (2.90%) Kotlin
13 32 (2.32%) R
14 28 (2.03%) PowerShell
15 26 (1.88%) Perl
16 24 (1.74%) Groovy
17 22 (1.59%) PHP
18 12 (0.87%) Java 8
19 11 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 70 (5.07%) Degree
2 37 (2.68%) Security Cleared
3 29 (2.10%) Master's Degree
4 25 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (1.81%) SC Cleared
5 13 (0.94%) CISSP
6 12 (0.87%) PhD
7 9 (0.65%) AWS Certification
8 8 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
9 7 (0.51%) MCSA
10 5 (0.36%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.36%) PMP
11 4 (0.29%) CCNA
11 4 (0.29%) CISM
12 3 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.22%) ISEB
13 2 (0.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 2 (0.14%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (1.96%) QA
2 21 (1.52%) Data Quality
3 16 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.58%) SLA
6 7 (0.51%) GDPR
7 6 (0.43%) NIST
8 3 (0.22%) COBIT
8 3 (0.22%) NIST 800
8 3 (0.22%) PMO
9 2 (0.14%) ISAE 3402
9 2 (0.14%) NCSC
9 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.072%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.072%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.072%) ITGC
10 1 (0.072%) PSD2
System Software
1 361 (26.16%) Docker
2 18 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.09%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.80%) HDFS
5 10 (0.72%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.58%) vSphere
7 6 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (0.43%) XenApp
8 5 (0.36%) Apache Flume
8 5 (0.36%) OpenAM
8 5 (0.36%) OpenDJ
8 5 (0.36%) OpenIDM
8 5 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (0.36%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.29%) KVM
9 4 (0.29%) VMware NSX
10 3 (0.22%) oVirt
10 3 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.072%) SRDF
11 1 (0.072%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 434 (31.45%) Kubernetes
2 299 (21.67%) Terraform
3 177 (12.83%) Ansible
4 84 (6.09%) Opscode Chef
5 79 (5.72%) Puppet
6 31 (2.25%) Istio
7 26 (1.88%) Prometheus
8 16 (1.16%) Grafana
9 15 (1.09%) Packer
9 15 (1.09%) Salt
10 14 (1.01%) Kubeflow
11 9 (0.65%) linkerd
12 8 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
13 6 (0.43%) logstash
13 6 (0.43%) Mesos
13 6 (0.43%) SCCM
13 6 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
14 5 (0.36%) Kibana
14 5 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
14 5 (0.36%) Nessus
Vendors
1 826 (59.86%) Google
2 100 (7.25%) Microsoft
3 60 (4.35%) Oracle
4 28 (2.03%) VMware
5 25 (1.81%) Splunk
6 23 (1.67%) Sybase
7 22 (1.59%) Red Hat
8 19 (1.38%) Tableau
9 13 (0.94%) ForgeRock
10 12 (0.87%) Databricks
11 10 (0.72%) Cisco
12 9 (0.65%) IBM
12 9 (0.65%) NetApp
12 9 (0.65%) Teradata
12 9 (0.65%) Veracode
13 8 (0.58%) Citrix
13 8 (0.58%) EMC
14 7 (0.51%) LogRhythm
14 7 (0.51%) SAP
14 7 (0.51%) TOWER Software