Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 389 510
Rank change year-on-year +240 +121 -8
Contract jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 867 242 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.88% 0.54% 0.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.40% 3.05% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 182 85
London median daily rate £550 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £406 £385 £375
90th Percentile £725 £675 £650
England median daily rate £550 £500 £468
% change year-on-year +10.00% +6.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
London median hourly rate - £27.16 -
England median hourly rate £28.72 £27.16 -
% change year-on-year +5.73% - -

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 11,717 7,941 6,137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 25.41% 17.63% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,638 5,888 4,499
London median daily rate £520 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £488 £471 £450
% change year-on-year +3.61% +4.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 72 51
London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% -
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £14.50
90th Percentile £85.50 £165.00 £97.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.55
% change year-on-year -12.50% +7.85% -19.37%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +97 191 £550 +3.53% 79
West London +34 43 £525 +14.75% 71
East London - 8 £600 - 23
South London - 3 £450 - 2
Google Cloud Platform
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 632 (72.90%) Google
2 534 (61.59%) Amazon AWS
3 331 (38.18%) DevOps
4 317 (36.56%) Python
5 316 (36.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 301 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
7 293 (33.79%) Docker
8 269 (31.03%) Kubernetes
9 212 (24.45%) SQL
10 185 (21.34%) Java
11 184 (21.22%) Ansible
12 168 (19.38%) Terraform
13 162 (18.69%) Linux
14 156 (17.99%) Jenkins
15 150 (17.30%) JavaScript
16 149 (17.19%) Finance
17 146 (16.84%) Continuous Integration
18 143 (16.49%) BigQuery
19 141 (16.26%) TDD
20 140 (16.15%) Microservices
21 127 (14.65%) Node.js
22 109 (12.57%) Big Data
23 107 (12.34%) Git (software)
23 107 (12.34%) React
24 100 (11.53%) Scrum
25 99 (11.42%) Analytics
26 95 (10.96%) Go
27 85 (9.80%) AngularJS
27 85 (9.80%) E-Commerce
28 84 (9.69%) Business Intelligence

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 81 (9.34%) Apache Spark
2 66 (7.61%) Apache
3 55 (6.34%) Elasticsearch
4 36 (4.15%) Cloud Foundry
5 22 (2.54%) Apache Airflow
6 21 (2.42%) Confluence
7 19 (2.19%) OpenStack
8 10 (1.15%) nginx
9 8 (0.92%) SAS
10 6 (0.69%) IIS
10 6 (0.69%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.58%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.46%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.46%) Jetty
12 4 (0.46%) Mongrel
13 3 (0.35%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.12%) JBoss
15 1 (0.12%) SharePoint
15 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (0.81%) Chatbot
2 6 (0.69%) Fireworks
2 6 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.69%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.46%) HipChat
3 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.35%) SPSS
5 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 534 (61.59%) Amazon AWS
2 316 (36.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (6.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 42 (4.84%) GitHub
5 40 (4.61%) Serverless
6 34 (3.92%) Google App Engine
7 32 (3.69%) PaaS
8 28 (3.23%) Google Analytics
9 26 (3.00%) npm
10 25 (2.88%) IaaS
11 22 (2.54%) Heroku
12 21 (2.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 19 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
13 19 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
13 19 (2.19%) OpenShift
14 18 (2.08%) Amazon S3
15 17 (1.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 16 (1.85%) IBM Cloud
17 14 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
18 13 (1.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.15%) Firewall
2 21 (2.42%) VPN
3 17 (1.96%) HTTP
4 16 (1.85%) SSL
5 13 (1.50%) DNS
5 13 (1.50%) TCP/IP
6 11 (1.27%) Internet
7 10 (1.15%) Network Security
8 9 (1.04%) BGP
8 9 (1.04%) LAN
8 9 (1.04%) OSPF
9 8 (0.92%) MPLS
9 8 (0.92%) WAN
10 6 (0.69%) DHCP
10 6 (0.69%) IPsec
10 6 (0.69%) VLAN
10 6 (0.69%) WLAN
11 5 (0.58%) SMS
11 5 (0.58%) SSH
12 4 (0.46%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (16.49%) BigQuery
2 109 (12.57%) Big Data
3 81 (9.34%) Hadoop
4 66 (7.61%) NoSQL
5 54 (6.23%) SQL Server
6 51 (5.88%) Relational Database
7 34 (3.92%) Apache Hive
8 30 (3.46%) Amazon Redshift
9 29 (3.34%) MySQL
10 26 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
11 25 (2.88%) HBase
12 24 (2.77%) MongoDB
13 22 (2.54%) Bigtable
14 18 (2.08%) Looker
14 18 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
14 18 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
15 15 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
15 15 (1.73%) Power BI
16 14 (1.61%) Presto
16 14 (1.61%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 156 (17.99%) Jenkins
2 107 (12.34%) Git (software)
3 48 (5.54%) JIRA
4 42 (4.84%) Maven
5 36 (4.15%) GitLab
5 36 (4.15%) Selenium
6 31 (3.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 28 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
8 24 (2.77%) webpack
9 22 (2.54%) Travis CI
9 22 (2.54%) Vagrant
10 21 (2.42%) Visual Studio Team System
11 20 (2.31%) Ant
12 19 (2.19%) Babel
12 19 (2.19%) Octopus Deploy
12 19 (2.19%) Visual Studio
13 18 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (1.85%) SpecFlow
15 15 (1.73%) Gerrit
15 15 (1.73%) SonarQube
General
1 149 (17.19%) Finance
2 79 (9.11%) Banking
3 30 (3.46%) Retail
4 27 (3.11%) Marketing
5 21 (2.42%) Games
6 14 (1.61%) Publishing
7 13 (1.50%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.15%) Advertising
8 10 (1.15%) Law
9 7 (0.81%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.58%) Electronics
10 5 (0.58%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.58%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.58%) Legal
11 3 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.35%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.23%) Turkish Language
13 1 (0.12%) Back Office
13 1 (0.12%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 270 (31.14%) Developer
2 170 (19.61%) DevOps Engineer
3 108 (12.46%) Architect
4 81 (9.34%) Data Engineer
5 80 (9.23%) Cloud Engineer
6 62 (7.15%) Cloud Architect
7 42 (4.84%) Analyst
8 41 (4.73%) Big Data Engineer
9 39 (4.50%) Java Developer
10 38 (4.38%) Senior DevOps
11 37 (4.27%) .NET Developer
11 37 (4.27%) Senior Developer
12 36 (4.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 34 (3.92%) C# Developer
14 31 (3.58%) C# .NET Developer
14 31 (3.58%) Kubernetes Engineer
15 29 (3.34%) Full Stack Developer
16 28 (3.23%) React Developer
17 27 (3.11%) Consultant
17 27 (3.11%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (14.65%) Node.js
2 107 (12.34%) React
3 85 (9.80%) AngularJS
4 70 (8.07%) Web Services
5 66 (7.61%) .NET
6 63 (7.27%) CSS
7 57 (6.57%) Kafka
8 54 (6.23%) HTML
9 47 (5.42%) RESTful
10 45 (5.19%) REST
11 42 (4.84%) Spring
12 33 (3.81%) Vue.js
13 29 (3.34%) HTML5
13 29 (3.34%) Sass
14 26 (3.00%) .NET Core
15 25 (2.88%) ASP.NET Web API
16 24 (2.77%) Elastic Stack
17 20 (2.31%) CSS3
18 19 (2.19%) GraphQL
18 19 (2.19%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 67 (7.73%) Greenfield Project
2 58 (6.69%) Computer Science
3 45 (5.19%) Fintech
4 38 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (4.15%) Algorithms
6 34 (3.92%) Data Structures
7 33 (3.81%) Public Cloud
7 33 (3.81%) User Experience
8 27 (3.11%) Mobile App
9 20 (2.31%) Cloud Native
10 19 (2.19%) Data Centre
11 17 (1.96%) Device Driver
11 17 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
11 17 (1.96%) iPad
12 16 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
13 13 (1.50%) Linux Command Line
14 10 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (1.04%) Biotechnology
16 6 (0.69%) Clustering
16 6 (0.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 162 (18.69%) Linux
2 67 (7.73%) Unix
3 65 (7.50%) Windows
4 26 (3.00%) Ubuntu
5 17 (1.96%) CentOS
6 15 (1.73%) Windows Server
7 14 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (1.15%) DC/OS
9 8 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.81%) Android
10 7 (0.81%) Mesosphere
10 7 (0.81%) Solaris
11 5 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.46%) Debian
12 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.35%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.23%) Amazon Linux
14 2 (0.23%) Fedora
15 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (38.18%) DevOps
2 301 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (16.84%) Continuous Integration
4 141 (16.26%) TDD
5 140 (16.15%) Microservices
6 100 (11.53%) Scrum
7 99 (11.42%) Analytics
8 85 (9.80%) E-Commerce
9 84 (9.69%) Business Intelligence
10 80 (9.23%) BDD
11 78 (9.00%) Software Engineering
12 74 (8.54%) Problem-Solving
13 72 (8.30%) Machine Learning
14 69 (7.96%) ETL
15 68 (7.84%) Migration
16 67 (7.73%) Continuous Delivery
17 66 (7.61%) Data Science
18 63 (7.27%) Test Automation
19 61 (7.04%) Configuration Management
20 60 (6.92%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 317 (36.56%) Python
2 212 (24.45%) SQL
3 185 (21.34%) Java
4 150 (17.30%) JavaScript
5 95 (10.96%) Go
6 75 (8.65%) Bash Shell
7 66 (7.61%) Scala
8 60 (6.92%) C#
9 58 (6.69%) Ruby
10 35 (4.04%) TypeScript
11 34 (3.92%) Java 8
12 32 (3.69%) ES6
13 30 (3.46%) PowerShell
14 25 (2.88%) Groovy
15 24 (2.77%) R
16 18 (2.08%) Shell Script
17 17 (1.96%) C++
17 17 (1.96%) Perl
17 17 (1.96%) PHP
18 15 (1.73%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (4.96%) Degree
2 26 (3.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (2.65%) Security Cleared
4 19 (2.19%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (1.38%) CISSP
6 9 (1.04%) RHCE
7 8 (0.92%) AWS Certification
7 8 (0.92%) CCIE
7 8 (0.92%) CISA
7 8 (0.92%) CISM
7 8 (0.92%) ISSMP
7 8 (0.92%) PhD
8 6 (0.69%) CSSLP
8 6 (0.69%) ISSAP
9 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.46%) MCITP
10 4 (0.46%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.85%) QA
2 6 (0.69%) FedRAMP
2 6 (0.69%) HIPAA
2 6 (0.69%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.35%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.23%) GDPR
5 2 (0.23%) PMO
5 2 (0.23%) PSD2
6 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 293 (33.79%) Docker
2 36 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.19%) Hyper-V
4 18 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (1.61%) VirtualBox
6 11 (1.27%) HDFS
7 10 (1.15%) vSphere
8 9 (1.04%) Active Directory
9 8 (0.92%) Xen
10 5 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (0.46%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.46%) NFS
11 4 (0.46%) vCloud
12 3 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.12%) Ceph
13 1 (0.12%) KVM
13 1 (0.12%) LXC
13 1 (0.12%) pfSense
13 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 269 (31.03%) Kubernetes
2 184 (21.22%) Ansible
3 168 (19.38%) Terraform
4 83 (9.57%) Puppet
5 79 (9.11%) Opscode Chef
6 43 (4.96%) Mesos
7 26 (3.00%) Packer
8 25 (2.88%) Prometheus
9 24 (2.77%) Kibana
10 22 (2.54%) Docker Swarm
11 19 (2.19%) Hadoop YARN
12 17 (1.96%) Salt
13 16 (1.85%) Consul
14 15 (1.73%) Grafana
15 14 (1.61%) logstash
16 12 (1.38%) Nagios
17 10 (1.15%) Istio
18 6 (0.69%) Fluentd
19 5 (0.58%) Oozie
20 4 (0.46%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 632 (72.90%) Google
2 51 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 50 (5.77%) Splunk
4 43 (4.96%) Tableau
5 42 (4.84%) VMware
6 26 (3.00%) IBM
7 23 (2.65%) Oracle
8 19 (2.19%) Atlassian
9 17 (1.96%) New Relic
10 16 (1.85%) Red Hat
11 13 (1.50%) Adobe
12 11 (1.27%) Talend
13 9 (1.04%) Rackspace
14 8 (0.92%) AppDynamics
15 7 (0.81%) Hortonworks
15 7 (0.81%) Informatica
15 7 (0.81%) SaltStack
15 7 (0.81%) SAP
16 6 (0.69%) Cisco
16 6 (0.69%) CyberArk