Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 66 172 413
Rank change year-on-year +106 +241 +93
Contract jobs citing GCP 1,457 771 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.78% 1.71% 0.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.65% 6.58% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,095 578 143
London median daily rate £575 £550 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +6.28% +8.95%
10th Percentile £425 £406 £364
90th Percentile £738 £725 £675
England median daily rate £550 £550 £500
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
London median hourly rate - - £27.16
England median hourly rate £24.00 £52.50 £27.16
% change year-on-year -54.29% +93.30% -

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 12,503 11,714 7,845
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 32.48% 25.95% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,913 8,615 5,783
London median daily rate £525 £510 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £326 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 84 74
London median hourly rate £21.75 £22.25 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.25% +3.49% -8.51%
10th Percentile £17.38 £13.00 £11.48
90th Percentile £67.63 £84.50 £165.00
England median hourly rate £22.93 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +20.68% -9.52% +10.53%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +75 336 £550 +4.76% 114
West London +23 43 £550 +9.95% 42
East London +25 24 £563 -6.25% 22
South London +52 15 £550 +22.22% 10
North London - 3 £585 - 10
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 895 (61.43%) Google
2 876 (60.12%) AWS
3 655 (44.96%) Python
4 628 (43.10%) Azure
5 576 (39.53%) DevOps
6 469 (32.19%) Kubernetes
7 409 (28.07%) Docker
8 391 (26.84%) Agile Software Development
9 364 (24.98%) Java
10 358 (24.57%) SQL
11 349 (23.95%) Big Data
12 333 (22.86%) Terraform
13 296 (20.32%) Finance
14 240 (16.47%) Linux
15 233 (15.99%) Apache Spark
16 224 (15.37%) Microservices
17 222 (15.24%) BigQuery
18 207 (14.21%) Ansible
19 202 (13.86%) Analytics
20 197 (13.52%) Data Science
21 193 (13.25%) Machine Learning
22 189 (12.97%) Jenkins
23 186 (12.77%) Hadoop
24 181 (12.42%) Banking
25 173 (11.87%) Node.js
26 170 (11.67%) JavaScript
27 165 (11.32%) Kafka
28 156 (10.71%) Migration
29 155 (10.64%) Go
30 153 (10.50%) 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
1 233 (15.99%) Apache Spark
2 133 (9.13%) Apache
3 93 (6.38%) Apache Airflow
4 42 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
5 32 (2.20%) Confluence
6 25 (1.72%) SAS
7 21 (1.44%) nginx
8 19 (1.30%) Jupyter
9 14 (0.96%) Apache Solr
10 13 (0.89%) OpenStack
11 9 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
11 9 (0.62%) Oracle Coherence
12 8 (0.55%) Luigi
13 7 (0.48%) IIS
14 6 (0.41%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.34%) Apache Pig
16 3 (0.21%) Drupal
17 2 (0.14%) Jetty
17 2 (0.14%) Mongrel
17 2 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.069%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.069%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.34%) FINCAD Analytics
2 2 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.069%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.069%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.069%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.069%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 876 (60.12%) AWS
2 628 (43.10%) Azure
3 72 (4.94%) Serverless
4 66 (4.53%) PaaS
5 61 (4.19%) SaaS
6 49 (3.36%) IaaS
7 46 (3.16%) GitHub
8 39 (2.68%) AWS CloudFormation
9 38 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
10 28 (1.92%) Google App Engine
11 26 (1.78%) Amazon Kinesis
12 24 (1.65%) Stackdriver
13 23 (1.58%) Amazon S3
13 23 (1.58%) AWS Lambda
13 23 (1.58%) Heroku
14 22 (1.51%) Apigee
14 22 (1.51%) OpenShift
15 18 (1.24%) G Suite
16 16 (1.10%) Office 365
17 15 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (3.91%) Firewall
2 27 (1.85%) HTTP
3 18 (1.24%) TCP/IP
4 15 (1.03%) DNS
4 15 (1.03%) Internet
5 11 (0.75%) Network Security
6 8 (0.55%) AMQP
7 7 (0.48%) WAN
8 6 (0.41%) SAN
9 5 (0.34%) DHCP
9 5 (0.34%) NetScaler
9 5 (0.34%) Wireless
10 4 (0.27%) Cisco ISE
10 4 (0.27%) DKIM
10 4 (0.27%) Extranet
10 4 (0.27%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (0.27%) LAN
10 4 (0.27%) NAS
10 4 (0.27%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (0.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 349 (23.95%) Big Data
2 222 (15.24%) BigQuery
3 186 (12.77%) Hadoop
4 150 (10.30%) NoSQL
5 112 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
6 100 (6.86%) Data Warehouse
7 90 (6.18%) MongoDB
8 73 (5.01%) MySQL
9 70 (4.80%) Apache Hive
10 65 (4.46%) Apache Cassandra
11 59 (4.05%) Relational Database
12 56 (3.84%) SQL Server
13 49 (3.36%) Amazon Redshift
14 45 (3.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 41 (2.81%) Data Lake
16 31 (2.13%) Redis
17 29 (1.99%) RDBMS
18 28 (1.92%) Neo4j
19 23 (1.58%) HBase
20 22 (1.51%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 189 (12.97%) Jenkins
2 106 (7.28%) Git (software)
3 73 (5.01%) JIRA
4 40 (2.75%) CircleCI
4 40 (2.75%) GitLab
5 38 (2.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 27 (1.85%) TeamCity
7 21 (1.44%) Bitbucket
7 21 (1.44%) Selenium
8 20 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
9 19 (1.30%) Artifactory
10 17 (1.17%) Maven
11 14 (0.96%) Travis CI
12 13 (0.89%) JUnit
13 12 (0.82%) Gradle
14 11 (0.75%) SonarQube
15 10 (0.69%) ProC
15 10 (0.69%) Spinnaker
15 10 (0.69%) Visual Studio
16 9 (0.62%) webpack
General
1 296 (20.32%) Finance
2 181 (12.42%) Banking
3 34 (2.33%) Investment Banking
4 30 (2.06%) Legal
5 28 (1.92%) Front Office
5 28 (1.92%) Retail
6 26 (1.78%) Advertising
6 26 (1.78%) Telecoms
7 23 (1.58%) Marketing
8 22 (1.51%) Financial Institution
9 16 (1.10%) Public Sector
10 15 (1.03%) Law
10 15 (1.03%) Retail Banking
11 11 (0.75%) Games
12 10 (0.69%) Billing
13 9 (0.62%) Publishing
14 7 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.21%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.14%) Manufacturing
17 1 (0.069%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 313 (21.48%) Developer
2 271 (18.60%) DevOps Engineer
3 233 (15.99%) Data Engineer
4 215 (14.76%) Architect
5 183 (12.56%) Cloud Engineer
6 155 (10.64%) Python Engineer
7 114 (7.82%) Cloud Architect
8 80 (5.49%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 78 (5.35%) AWS Engineer
10 73 (5.01%) Senior Developer
11 72 (4.94%) Big Data Engineer
12 69 (4.74%) Python Developer
13 61 (4.19%) React Developer
14 56 (3.84%) Java Developer
15 54 (3.71%) Full Stack Developer
16 47 (3.23%) AWS DevOps
17 44 (3.02%) Platform Engineer
18 43 (2.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
18 43 (2.95%) Node.js Developer
18 43 (2.95%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (11.87%) Node.js
2 165 (11.32%) Kafka
3 131 (8.99%) React
4 90 (6.18%) Web Services
5 78 (5.35%) RESTful
6 75 (5.15%) CSS
6 75 (5.15%) REST
7 58 (3.98%) Apache Beam
8 57 (3.91%) AngularJS
9 56 (3.84%) Spring
10 51 (3.50%) PySpark
11 46 (3.16%) HTML
12 42 (2.88%) GraphQL
12 42 (2.88%) Natural Language Processing
13 40 (2.75%) .NET
14 38 (2.61%) JSON
15 35 (2.40%) Flask
16 33 (2.26%) RabbitMQ
17 31 (2.13%) Redux
18 29 (1.99%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 107 (7.34%) Public Cloud
2 105 (7.21%) Greenfield Project
3 52 (3.57%) Algorithms
4 50 (3.43%) Cloud Native
5 43 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
6 41 (2.81%) Data Structures
7 38 (2.61%) Hybrid Cloud
8 28 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
9 23 (1.58%) Data Centre
10 21 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
11 20 (1.37%) User Experience
12 16 (1.10%) Hedge funds
12 16 (1.10%) Private Cloud
13 15 (1.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 15 (1.03%) Enterprise Cloud
14 14 (0.96%) Derivative
14 14 (0.96%) Mobile App
15 13 (0.89%) Grid Computing
15 13 (0.89%) Market Risk
15 13 (0.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 240 (16.47%) Linux
2 69 (4.74%) Windows
3 31 (2.13%) Unix
4 29 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (1.51%) CentOS
6 12 (0.82%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.75%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.48%) VMS
9 6 (0.41%) CoreOS
10 4 (0.27%) Solaris
11 3 (0.21%) Android
11 3 (0.21%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.21%) Debian
12 2 (0.14%) Fedora
12 2 (0.14%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.069%) Mesosphere
13 1 (0.069%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 576 (39.53%) DevOps
2 391 (26.84%) Agile Software Development
3 224 (15.37%) Microservices
4 202 (13.86%) Analytics
5 197 (13.52%) Data Science
6 193 (13.25%) Machine Learning
7 156 (10.71%) Migration
8 151 (10.36%) ETL
9 134 (9.20%) Infrastructure as Code
10 126 (8.65%) TDD
11 116 (7.96%) Continuous Integration
12 115 (7.89%) Data Engineering
13 108 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
14 102 (7.00%) Data Modelling
15 95 (6.52%) Problem-Solving
16 94 (6.45%) Software Engineering
17 92 (6.31%) Artificial Intelligence
17 92 (6.31%) Scrum
18 90 (6.18%) Configuration Management
19 85 (5.83%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 655 (44.96%) Python
2 364 (24.98%) Java
3 358 (24.57%) SQL
4 170 (11.67%) JavaScript
5 155 (10.64%) Go
6 153 (10.50%) Scala
7 82 (5.63%) Bash Shell
8 69 (4.74%) TypeScript
9 65 (4.46%) Ruby
10 57 (3.91%) C#
11 44 (3.02%) C++
12 38 (2.61%) R
13 37 (2.54%) PowerShell
14 35 (2.40%) ES6
15 27 (1.85%) C
16 26 (1.78%) Perl
17 22 (1.51%) MATLAB
18 20 (1.37%) Groovy
18 20 (1.37%) Kotlin
19 18 (1.24%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 61 (4.19%) Degree
2 29 (1.99%) Security Cleared
3 27 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (1.37%) PhD
4 20 (1.37%) SC Cleared
5 17 (1.17%) CISSP
5 17 (1.17%) Master's Degree
6 12 (0.82%) AWS Certification
7 11 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (0.55%) CISM
9 6 (0.41%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.41%) PMP
10 5 (0.34%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 5 (0.34%) CCIE
11 3 (0.21%) CISA
11 3 (0.21%) ISEB
11 3 (0.21%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.21%) SANS
12 2 (0.14%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (2.47%) QA
2 23 (1.58%) GDPR
3 21 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (1.37%) Data Quality
5 14 (0.96%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.69%) SLA
7 8 (0.55%) NIST
8 7 (0.48%) NIST 800
9 4 (0.27%) PMO
10 2 (0.14%) PSD2
11 1 (0.069%) COBIT
11 1 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 1 (0.069%) ITGC
System Software
1 409 (28.07%) Docker
2 21 (1.44%) Active Directory
2 21 (1.44%) Apache Flume
3 17 (1.17%) HDFS
4 15 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (0.41%) OpenAM
6 6 (0.41%) OpenDJ
7 5 (0.34%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (0.34%) XenApp
7 5 (0.34%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.27%) KVM
8 4 (0.27%) OpenIDM
8 4 (0.27%) vSphere
9 3 (0.21%) oVirt
10 2 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.069%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 469 (32.19%) Kubernetes
2 333 (22.86%) Terraform
3 207 (14.21%) Ansible
4 96 (6.59%) Puppet
5 89 (6.11%) Opscode Chef
6 36 (2.47%) Prometheus
7 30 (2.06%) Grafana
8 27 (1.85%) Istio
9 22 (1.51%) Salt
10 18 (1.24%) Hadoop YARN
10 18 (1.24%) Packer
11 13 (0.89%) Mesos
12 10 (0.69%) Consul
13 9 (0.62%) Kibana
14 8 (0.55%) Marathon
15 7 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
16 5 (0.34%) logstash
16 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
16 5 (0.34%) Oozie
16 5 (0.34%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 895 (61.43%) Google
2 106 (7.28%) Microsoft
3 45 (3.09%) Oracle
4 38 (2.61%) Red Hat
5 32 (2.20%) Splunk
6 30 (2.06%) Tableau
7 22 (1.51%) VMware
8 17 (1.17%) Atlassian
8 17 (1.17%) New Relic
9 13 (0.89%) Cloudera
9 13 (0.89%) Databricks
9 13 (0.89%) ForgeRock
10 12 (0.82%) NetApp
10 12 (0.82%) Sybase
11 11 (0.75%) EMC
11 11 (0.75%) MuleSoft
11 11 (0.75%) Veracode
12 10 (0.69%) Cisco
12 10 (0.69%) MapR
12 10 (0.69%) Twitter