Period
to 16 February 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 16 February 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
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 57 89 301
Rank change year-on-year +32 +212 +188
Contract jobs citing GCP 1,198 1,239 392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 4.23% 2.83% 0.84%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.31% 9.83% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 851 876 309
London median daily rate £575 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.52% +10.53%
10th Percentile £438 £425 £400
90th Percentile £750 £722 £675
England median daily rate £550 £550 £500
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 10
London median hourly rate - £21.58 £27.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.44% -1.36%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £27.16
% change year-on-year +42.86% -9.79% -1.24%

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 9,731 12,599 10,072
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.37% 28.80% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,019 9,215 7,523
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £340 £313
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 88 89
London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £26.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -17.83% +7.10%
10th Percentile £17.50 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £78.75 £59.13 £65.25
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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 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 +56 260 £575 +2.68% 193
West London +11 26 £550 -2.44% 61
East London +58 11 £544 -7.45% 27
South London +35 10 £425 -26.09% 10
North London +16 5 £525 -7.69% 6
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 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.

1 681 (56.84%) AWS
2 674 (56.26%) Google
3 558 (46.58%) Python
4 544 (45.41%) Azure
5 398 (33.22%) DevOps
6 392 (32.72%) Kubernetes
7 371 (30.97%) Java
8 333 (27.80%) Agile Software Development
9 320 (26.71%) Docker
10 293 (24.46%) Terraform
11 286 (23.87%) Finance
12 253 (21.12%) SQL
13 220 (18.36%) Microservices
14 210 (17.53%) Node.js
15 208 (17.36%) JavaScript
16 196 (16.36%) Software Engineering
17 190 (15.86%) Analytics
18 183 (15.28%) Banking
19 175 (14.61%) Web Services
20 171 (14.27%) Linux
21 165 (13.77%) Big Data
22 159 (13.27%) React
23 158 (13.19%) Jenkins
24 156 (13.02%) BigQuery
25 152 (12.69%) NoSQL
26 151 (12.60%) Ansible
27 141 (11.77%) Machine Learning
28 128 (10.68%) Data Science
29 127 (10.60%) Front Office
29 127 (10.60%) Migration

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 94 (7.85%) Apache Spark
2 52 (4.34%) Apache Airflow
3 42 (3.51%) Apache
4 32 (2.67%) Confluence
5 27 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (1.09%) nginx
7 10 (0.83%) SAS
8 8 (0.67%) Jupyter
9 7 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (0.58%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.50%) DNN
10 6 (0.50%) IIS
10 6 (0.50%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.42%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.25%) Ethereum
13 3 (0.25%) Luigi
14 2 (0.17%) Drupal
14 2 (0.17%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.083%) Jetty
Applications
1 11 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.083%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 42 (3.51%) FINCAD Analytics
2 6 (0.50%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.17%) Workfront
4 1 (0.083%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.083%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.083%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.083%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 681 (56.84%) AWS
2 544 (45.41%) Azure
3 46 (3.84%) GitHub
4 42 (3.51%) AWS Step Functions
4 42 (3.51%) OpenShift
5 39 (3.26%) Serverless
6 36 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
6 36 (3.01%) IaaS
7 33 (2.75%) AWS CloudFormation
8 29 (2.42%) Stackdriver
9 27 (2.25%) Amazon SQS
9 27 (2.25%) SaaS
10 25 (2.09%) Amazon ECS
10 25 (2.09%) PaaS
11 17 (1.42%) Google App Engine
12 16 (1.34%) Heroku
13 12 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
13 12 (1.00%) Firebase
14 11 (0.92%) Apigee
15 10 (0.83%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.84%) Firewall
2 21 (1.75%) HTTP
3 8 (0.67%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.58%) Internet
4 7 (0.58%) Network Security
5 6 (0.50%) Broadband
5 6 (0.50%) DNS
6 5 (0.42%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (0.33%) DHCP
7 4 (0.33%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.33%) NAS
8 3 (0.25%) Skype
8 3 (0.25%) SMTP
8 3 (0.25%) SSL
9 2 (0.17%) AMQP
9 2 (0.17%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.17%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.17%) LAN
9 2 (0.17%) Multicast
9 2 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (13.77%) Big Data
2 156 (13.02%) BigQuery
3 152 (12.69%) NoSQL
4 113 (9.43%) PostgreSQL
5 88 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
6 81 (6.76%) Hadoop
7 66 (5.51%) Relational Database
8 65 (5.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 64 (5.34%) MongoDB
9 64 (5.34%) SQL Server
10 59 (4.92%) Apache Cassandra
11 53 (4.42%) MySQL
12 50 (4.17%) Amazon Redshift
13 46 (3.84%) Amazon Athena
14 45 (3.76%) Redis
15 43 (3.59%) RDBMS
16 39 (3.26%) HBase
17 38 (3.17%) Data Lake
17 38 (3.17%) Neo4j
18 36 (3.01%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 158 (13.19%) Jenkins
2 63 (5.26%) JIRA
3 56 (4.67%) Git (software)
4 33 (2.75%) Artifactory
5 28 (2.34%) GitLab
6 26 (2.17%) CircleCI
7 24 (2.00%) webpack
8 22 (1.84%) Sonatype Nexus
9 19 (1.59%) Maven
9 19 (1.59%) TeamCity
10 15 (1.25%) Gradle
10 15 (1.25%) Selenium
11 14 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (1.00%) Bitbucket
13 11 (0.92%) GoCD
13 11 (0.92%) Spinnaker
14 8 (0.67%) Babel
14 8 (0.67%) Travis CI
15 7 (0.58%) Cucumber
15 7 (0.58%) ERwin
General
1 286 (23.87%) Finance
2 183 (15.28%) Banking
3 127 (10.60%) Front Office
4 53 (4.42%) Investment Banking
5 26 (2.17%) Public Sector
6 25 (2.09%) Marketing
7 23 (1.92%) Telecoms
8 20 (1.67%) Retail
9 14 (1.17%) Billing
10 11 (0.92%) Law
11 8 (0.67%) Advertising
11 8 (0.67%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.58%) Aerospace
12 7 (0.58%) Publishing
13 6 (0.50%) Games
14 5 (0.42%) Legal
14 5 (0.42%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.25%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.083%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 344 (28.71%) Developer
2 169 (14.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 164 (13.69%) Architect
4 136 (11.35%) Data Engineer
5 111 (9.27%) Cloud Engineer
6 84 (7.01%) Python Engineer
7 78 (6.51%) AWS Engineer
8 74 (6.18%) Python Developer
9 71 (5.93%) Java Developer
10 68 (5.68%) Senior Developer
11 63 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
12 61 (5.09%) AWS Developer
13 52 (4.34%) JavaScript Developer
14 49 (4.09%) Analyst
15 43 (3.59%) Full Stack Developer
16 40 (3.34%) Node.js Developer
16 40 (3.34%) Platform Engineer
16 40 (3.34%) React Developer
17 39 (3.26%) Data Scientist
18 38 (3.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (17.53%) Node.js
2 175 (14.61%) Web Services
3 159 (13.27%) React
4 105 (8.76%) AngularJS
5 88 (7.35%) Kafka
6 60 (5.01%) .NET
7 59 (4.92%) REST
8 58 (4.84%) CSS
9 56 (4.67%) Vue.js
10 54 (4.51%) J2EE
11 50 (4.17%) Redux
12 46 (3.84%) TensorFlow
13 42 (3.51%) Spring
14 40 (3.34%) RESTful
15 38 (3.17%) JSON
16 33 (2.75%) GraphQL
17 30 (2.50%) HTML
18 29 (2.42%) Apache Beam
18 29 (2.42%) scikit-learn
19 25 (2.09%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 122 (10.18%) Greenfield Project
2 116 (9.68%) Public Cloud
3 111 (9.27%) Derivative
3 111 (9.27%) Fixed Income
4 99 (8.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 93 (7.76%) Hedge funds
6 83 (6.93%) Equities
7 71 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
8 65 (5.43%) Algorithms
9 57 (4.76%) Equity Derivative
10 56 (4.67%) Blog
11 40 (3.34%) Data Structures
12 29 (2.42%) User Experience
13 23 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
14 22 (1.84%) Market Risk
15 18 (1.50%) Cloud Native
15 18 (1.50%) Data Centre
16 16 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
17 13 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
17 13 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 171 (14.27%) Linux
2 57 (4.76%) Windows
3 25 (2.09%) Unix
4 18 (1.50%) CentOS
5 16 (1.34%) Windows Server
6 12 (1.00%) Android
6 12 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.75%) Apple iOS
7 9 (0.75%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.50%) CoreOS
9 4 (0.33%) Debian
10 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.17%) Solaris
12 1 (0.083%) AIX
12 1 (0.083%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.083%) Fedora
12 1 (0.083%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (33.22%) DevOps
2 333 (27.80%) Agile Software Development
3 220 (18.36%) Microservices
4 196 (16.36%) Software Engineering
5 190 (15.86%) Analytics
6 141 (11.77%) Machine Learning
7 128 (10.68%) Data Science
8 127 (10.60%) Migration
9 111 (9.27%) Asset Management
10 109 (9.10%) Continuous Integration
11 98 (8.18%) Open Source
12 91 (7.60%) Investment Management
13 88 (7.35%) ETL
14 86 (7.18%) Data Engineering
15 82 (6.84%) Continuous Delivery
16 77 (6.43%) Artificial Intelligence
17 76 (6.34%) Infrastructure as Code
18 74 (6.18%) TDD
19 72 (6.01%) Scrum
20 70 (5.84%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 558 (46.58%) Python
2 371 (30.97%) Java
3 253 (21.12%) SQL
4 208 (17.36%) JavaScript
5 119 (9.93%) Go
6 110 (9.18%) C#
7 104 (8.68%) Scala
8 59 (4.92%) C++
9 57 (4.76%) Kotlin
10 54 (4.51%) Ruby
11 48 (4.01%) TypeScript
12 43 (3.59%) R
13 32 (2.67%) ES6
13 32 (2.67%) Groovy
14 30 (2.50%) PowerShell
15 29 (2.42%) Bash Shell
16 22 (1.84%) PHP
17 17 (1.42%) Perl
18 11 (0.92%) Java 8
19 7 (0.58%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (5.18%) Degree
2 34 (2.84%) Security Cleared
3 23 (1.92%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (1.34%) Master's Degree
5 10 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (0.83%) CISSP
6 9 (0.75%) PhD
7 8 (0.67%) CCNA
7 8 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
8 7 (0.58%) MCSA
9 5 (0.42%) SANS
10 4 (0.33%) CESG Certified Professional
11 3 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.25%) CLAS
11 3 (0.25%) ISEB
12 2 (0.17%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.17%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.083%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (1.92%) QA
2 20 (1.67%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.42%) NIST
6 4 (0.33%) PMO
7 3 (0.25%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (0.17%) COBIT
8 2 (0.17%) ISO 20022
8 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.17%) NCSC
8 2 (0.17%) NIST 800
8 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.17%) SLA
9 1 (0.083%) Basel III
9 1 (0.083%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.083%) GDPR
9 1 (0.083%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.083%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 320 (26.71%) Docker
2 17 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.09%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.09%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.00%) vSphere
5 10 (0.83%) HDFS
6 9 (0.75%) VMware NSX
7 4 (0.33%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.33%) XenApp
8 3 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.17%) KVM
9 2 (0.17%) SRDF
9 2 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.083%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.083%) OpenDJ
10 1 (0.083%) OpenIDM
10 1 (0.083%) oVirt
10 1 (0.083%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.083%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.083%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 392 (32.72%) Kubernetes
2 293 (24.46%) Terraform
3 151 (12.60%) Ansible
4 62 (5.18%) Puppet
5 60 (5.01%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (1.92%) Istio
7 18 (1.50%) Prometheus
8 15 (1.25%) Kubeflow
9 11 (0.92%) Grafana
9 11 (0.92%) Packer
10 9 (0.75%) logstash
11 8 (0.67%) Mesos
11 8 (0.67%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 7 (0.58%) Kibana
12 7 (0.58%) linkerd
13 6 (0.50%) Salt
13 6 (0.50%) SCCM
14 5 (0.42%) Nagios
14 5 (0.42%) Nessus
14 5 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 674 (56.26%) Google
2 88 (7.35%) Microsoft
3 52 (4.34%) Oracle
4 28 (2.34%) Sybase
5 26 (2.17%) Splunk
6 25 (2.09%) VMware
7 22 (1.84%) Tableau
8 21 (1.75%) Red Hat
9 14 (1.17%) Confluent
10 11 (0.92%) IBM
11 10 (0.83%) TOWER Software
12 9 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (0.75%) SAP
12 9 (0.75%) Veracode
13 8 (0.67%) Adobe
13 8 (0.67%) Informatica
14 7 (0.58%) Cisco
14 7 (0.58%) Dell
14 7 (0.58%) HP
14 7 (0.58%) New Relic