Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Google Cloud Platform skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Google Cloud Platform over the 6 months to 20 August 2018 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 433 483
Rank change year-on-year +254 +50 +23
Contract jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 713 173 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.57% 0.40% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.37% 2.39% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 120 89
London median daily rate £550 £518 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.28% +8.95% +5.56%
10th Percentile £405 £350 £375
90th Percentile £725 £675 £607
England median daily rate £550 £475 £456
% change year-on-year +15.79% +4.11% +17.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
London median hourly rate - £27.16 £27.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -0.39% -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £27.16 £27.27
% change year-on-year +84.09% -0.39% -

Google Cloud Platform 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 11,192 7,236 5,691
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.58% 16.93% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,201 5,246 4,188
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £305
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £484 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +2.98% +4.44% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 61 54
London median hourly rate £22.00 £21.16 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.99% -3.84% -15.08%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.25 £14.18
90th Percentile £93.45 £58.75 £48.11
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.25 £19.61
% change year-on-year -6.17% +3.26% -14.74%

Google Cloud Platform
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Google Cloud Platform as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Google Cloud Platform in London

Google Cloud Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Google Cloud Platform in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Google Cloud Platform in London

Google Cloud Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google Cloud Platform in London over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google Cloud Platform in London

Google Cloud Platform
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google Cloud Platform in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Google Cloud Platform in London

Google Cloud Platform
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 Google Cloud Platform within the London region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. 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 +109 186 £545 -0.91% 58
West London -4 38 £525 +3.96% 43
East London - 9 £600 - 16
South London - 4 £450 - 2
Google Cloud Platform
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 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 Google Cloud Platform.

1 526 (73.77%) Google
2 450 (63.11%) Amazon AWS
3 307 (43.06%) Python
4 285 (39.97%) GCP
5 281 (39.41%) DevOps
6 265 (37.17%) Microsoft Azure
7 258 (36.19%) Agile Software Development
8 255 (35.76%) Docker
9 238 (33.38%) Kubernetes
10 185 (25.95%) SQL
11 173 (24.26%) Java
12 151 (21.18%) Jenkins
13 141 (19.78%) Ansible
14 138 (19.35%) Terraform
15 137 (19.21%) BigQuery
15 137 (19.21%) Linux
15 137 (19.21%) Continuous Integration
16 121 (16.97%) TDD
17 118 (16.55%) Finance
18 110 (15.43%) JavaScript
19 107 (15.01%) Big Data
20 101 (14.17%) Node.js
21 99 (13.88%) Analytics
22 97 (13.60%) Scrum
23 95 (13.32%) Git (software)
24 86 (12.06%) E-Commerce
25 85 (11.92%) Apache Spark
26 84 (11.78%) Microservices
26 84 (11.78%) Business Intelligence
27 79 (11.08%) Go

Google Cloud Platform
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 85 (11.92%) Apache Spark
2 70 (9.82%) Apache
3 59 (8.27%) Elasticsearch
4 37 (5.19%) Apache Airflow
5 34 (4.77%) Cloud Foundry
6 18 (2.52%) OpenStack
7 15 (2.10%) nginx
8 14 (1.96%) Confluence
9 11 (1.54%) IIS
9 11 (1.54%) Tomcat
10 10 (1.40%) Jetty
10 10 (1.40%) SAS
11 8 (1.12%) Mongrel
11 8 (1.12%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.56%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.42%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.42%) Ethereum
14 2 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.28%) CMS
14 2 (0.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (0.98%) Chatbot
2 6 (0.84%) Fireworks
2 6 (0.84%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.70%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.70%) SPSS
4 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.42%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.42%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 2 (0.28%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 450 (63.11%) Amazon AWS
2 265 (37.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (6.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 44 (6.17%) GitHub
5 34 (4.77%) Google App Engine
6 32 (4.49%) npm
7 31 (4.35%) Google Analytics
8 29 (4.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 26 (3.65%) Heroku
9 26 (3.65%) Serverless
10 21 (2.95%) Amazon EC2
10 21 (2.95%) IBM Cloud
11 20 (2.81%) Cloud Computing
12 17 (2.38%) Amazon S3
12 17 (2.38%) Datadog
12 17 (2.38%) PaaS
13 16 (2.24%) Amazon EMR
14 11 (1.54%) OpenShift
15 10 (1.40%) AWS Lambda
15 10 (1.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.51%) HTTP
2 10 (1.40%) DNS
3 9 (1.26%) Internet
3 9 (1.26%) SSL
4 8 (1.12%) Firewall
5 6 (0.84%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.70%) SMS
6 5 (0.70%) SNA
6 5 (0.70%) VPN
7 4 (0.56%) DHCP
8 3 (0.42%) IPsec
8 3 (0.42%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.42%) VLAN
8 3 (0.42%) X.509
9 2 (0.28%) BGP
9 2 (0.28%) MPLS
9 2 (0.28%) OSPF
9 2 (0.28%) SSH
10 1 (0.14%) IPv4
10 1 (0.14%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (19.21%) BigQuery
2 107 (15.01%) Big Data
3 74 (10.38%) Hadoop
4 70 (9.82%) NoSQL
5 41 (5.75%) Relational Database
6 40 (5.61%) SQL Server
7 36 (5.05%) MySQL
8 35 (4.91%) Apache Hive
9 31 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
10 28 (3.93%) Amazon Redshift
11 25 (3.51%) Bigtable
11 25 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
12 22 (3.09%) Power BI
13 21 (2.95%) HBase
13 21 (2.95%) MongoDB
14 19 (2.66%) Blockchain
15 17 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
16 16 (2.24%) Spark SQL
17 15 (2.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 13 (1.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 151 (21.18%) Jenkins
2 95 (13.32%) Git (software)
3 47 (6.59%) Maven
4 46 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 45 (6.31%) JIRA
6 30 (4.21%) Ant
6 30 (4.21%) GitLab
6 30 (4.21%) Vagrant
7 28 (3.93%) webpack
8 27 (3.79%) Sonatype Nexus
9 24 (3.37%) Selenium
10 23 (3.23%) Travis CI
11 21 (2.95%) Babel
11 21 (2.95%) SonarQube
12 20 (2.81%) Gerrit
13 18 (2.52%) TeamCity
14 17 (2.38%) Gradle
15 12 (1.68%) Octopus Deploy
15 12 (1.68%) Visual Studio Team System
16 10 (1.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 118 (16.55%) Finance
2 69 (9.68%) Banking
3 23 (3.23%) Marketing
4 20 (2.81%) Law
4 20 (2.81%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.10%) Games
6 14 (1.96%) Retail
7 12 (1.68%) Publishing
8 6 (0.84%) Billing
8 6 (0.84%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.70%) Electronics
10 4 (0.56%) Advertising
10 4 (0.56%) German Language
10 4 (0.56%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.56%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.42%) Legal
11 3 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.42%) Turkish Language
12 2 (0.28%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.28%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 218 (30.58%) Developer
2 149 (20.90%) DevOps Engineer
3 79 (11.08%) Architect
4 77 (10.80%) Data Engineer
5 66 (9.26%) Cloud Engineer
6 45 (6.31%) Cloud Architect
7 40 (5.61%) Senior DevOps
8 39 (5.47%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 38 (5.33%) Analyst
9 38 (5.33%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 37 (5.19%) Big Data Engineer
11 29 (4.07%) Python Developer
12 27 (3.79%) AWS Engineer
12 27 (3.79%) Consultant
13 25 (3.51%) Senior Data Engineer
13 25 (3.51%) Senior Developer
14 24 (3.37%) AWS DevOps
15 23 (3.23%) Java Developer
15 23 (3.23%) React Developer
16 21 (2.95%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (14.17%) Node.js
2 70 (9.82%) React
3 62 (8.70%) Kafka
4 59 (8.27%) Web Services
5 56 (7.85%) AngularJS
6 54 (7.57%) RESTful
7 52 (7.29%) CSS
8 49 (6.87%) .NET
9 38 (5.33%) HTML
10 34 (4.77%) REST
11 32 (4.49%) Elastic Stack
12 31 (4.35%) Sass
13 25 (3.51%) HTML5
13 25 (3.51%) Vue.js
14 20 (2.81%) Spark Streaming
15 17 (2.38%) .NET Core
15 17 (2.38%) Fusebox
16 16 (2.24%) JSON
16 16 (2.24%) Spring
16 16 (2.24%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (6.87%) Greenfield Project
3 38 (5.33%) Computer Science
4 30 (4.21%) Algorithms
5 28 (3.93%) Fintech
5 28 (3.93%) Mobile App
6 27 (3.79%) User Experience
7 25 (3.51%) Linux Command Line
8 24 (3.37%) Data Structures
9 22 (3.09%) iPad
9 22 (3.09%) Public Cloud
10 18 (2.52%) Cloud Native
11 12 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
12 7 (0.98%) Data Centre
13 6 (0.84%) Private Cloud
13 6 (0.84%) Social Network
14 5 (0.70%) Clustering
14 5 (0.70%) Device Driver
14 5 (0.70%) Virtual Team
15 4 (0.56%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 137 (19.21%) Linux
2 63 (8.84%) Unix
3 55 (7.71%) Windows
4 38 (5.33%) Ubuntu
5 29 (4.07%) CentOS
6 24 (3.37%) Windows Server
7 22 (3.09%) DC/OS
8 20 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (1.12%) Debian
10 8 (1.12%) Mesosphere
11 6 (0.84%) Fedora
12 4 (0.56%) Android
12 4 (0.56%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.28%) Solaris
14 1 (0.14%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.14%) MVS
14 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (39.41%) DevOps
2 258 (36.19%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (19.21%) Continuous Integration
4 121 (16.97%) TDD
5 99 (13.88%) Analytics
6 97 (13.60%) Scrum
7 86 (12.06%) E-Commerce
8 84 (11.78%) Business Intelligence
8 84 (11.78%) Microservices
9 75 (10.52%) BDD
10 71 (9.96%) ETL
11 68 (9.54%) Continuous Delivery
12 60 (8.42%) Machine Learning
12 60 (8.42%) Problem-Solving
13 59 (8.27%) Software Engineering
14 58 (8.13%) Configuration Management
14 58 (8.13%) Migration
15 52 (7.29%) Data Science
16 51 (7.15%) SDLC
17 45 (6.31%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 307 (43.06%) Python
2 185 (25.95%) SQL
3 173 (24.26%) Java
4 110 (15.43%) JavaScript
5 79 (11.08%) Go
6 71 (9.96%) Bash Shell
7 65 (9.12%) Scala
8 59 (8.27%) Ruby
9 35 (4.91%) C#
10 34 (4.77%) TypeScript
11 29 (4.07%) Groovy
12 28 (3.93%) ES6
13 27 (3.79%) R
14 25 (3.51%) Shell Script
15 21 (2.95%) C++
16 20 (2.81%) Perl
17 19 (2.66%) Java 8
17 19 (2.66%) PowerShell
18 18 (2.52%) PHP
19 17 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (3.23%) Degree
2 22 (3.09%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.95%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (0.84%) AWS Certification
5 6 (0.84%) CISSP
6 4 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.56%) CRISC
6 4 (0.56%) PhD
6 4 (0.56%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.28%) CISA
7 2 (0.28%) CISM
7 2 (0.28%) CISMP
7 2 (0.28%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 2 (0.28%) ISSMP
7 2 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.28%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.14%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 285 (39.97%) GCP
2 16 (2.24%) QA
3 6 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.70%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.56%) GDPR
6 2 (0.28%) PMO
7 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 255 (35.76%) Docker
2 39 (5.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (3.93%) Virtual Machines
4 26 (3.65%) VirtualBox
5 21 (2.95%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.40%) Xen
7 9 (1.26%) HDFS
8 5 (0.70%) Active Directory
8 5 (0.70%) Apache Flume
8 5 (0.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.70%) KVM
8 5 (0.70%) vSphere
9 3 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.28%) NFS
11 1 (0.14%) Ceph
11 1 (0.14%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 238 (33.38%) Kubernetes
2 141 (19.78%) Ansible
3 138 (19.35%) Terraform
4 76 (10.66%) Puppet
5 68 (9.54%) Opscode Chef
6 39 (5.47%) Mesos
7 30 (4.21%) Docker Swarm
7 30 (4.21%) Packer
8 22 (3.09%) Kibana
9 21 (2.95%) Consul
9 21 (2.95%) Hadoop YARN
10 15 (2.10%) logstash
11 14 (1.96%) Nagios
11 14 (1.96%) Oozie
11 14 (1.96%) Prometheus
11 14 (1.96%) Salt
12 10 (1.40%) Grafana
13 7 (0.98%) Graylog
14 6 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
15 5 (0.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 526 (73.77%) Google
2 49 (6.87%) Microsoft
3 46 (6.45%) VMware
4 40 (5.61%) Splunk
5 31 (4.35%) IBM
6 30 (4.21%) New Relic
7 28 (3.93%) Oracle
7 28 (3.93%) Tableau
8 16 (2.24%) Rackspace
9 15 (2.10%) Red Hat
10 13 (1.82%) Adobe
11 12 (1.68%) Atlassian
12 11 (1.54%) AppDynamics
12 11 (1.54%) Talend
13 7 (0.98%) Hortonworks
13 7 (0.98%) SAP
14 6 (0.84%) Perforce
15 5 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
15 5 (0.70%) Teradata
15 5 (0.70%) TOWER Software