Period
to 18 April 2019

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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 267 460
Rank change year-on-year +192 +193 +29
Contract jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 1,380 456 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.26% 0.99% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.13% 4.37% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 979 354 80
London median daily rate £575 £525 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +13.51% -2.63%
10th Percentile £425 £413 £298
90th Percentile £725 £684 £606
England median daily rate £550 £518 £450
% change year-on-year +6.28% +15.00% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 2
London median hourly rate £18.66 £27.00 £27.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.89% -2.09% -3.08%
10th Percentile £13.91 £25.50 £26.26
90th Percentile £38.40 £55.90 £28.95
England median hourly rate £20.44 £30.77 £27.65
% change year-on-year -33.58% +11.28% -2.82%

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 12,404 10,426 6,465
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 29.29% 22.60% 16.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,011 7,658 4,790
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%
10th Percentile £353 £325 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £500 £480 £458
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.92% +1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 90 41
London median hourly rate £24.50 £26.78 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.50% +40.92% -26.92%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £72.50 £55.25 £107.50
England median hourly rate £18.76 £20.00 £18.38
% change year-on-year -6.20% +8.84% -9.26%

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 18 April 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google Cloud Platform in London over the 6 months to 18 April 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 April 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 +99 259 £575 +4.55% 59
West London +39 51 £587 +11.81% 12
East London -17 16 £575 +24.32% 7
South London +20 10 £555 -3.48% 11
North London - 7 £650 - 2
Google Cloud Platform
England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2019, 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.

1 933 (67.61%) Google
2 893 (64.71%) Amazon AWS
3 559 (40.51%) DevOps
4 551 (39.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 534 (38.70%) Python
6 405 (29.35%) Kubernetes
7 403 (29.20%) Agile Software Development
8 394 (28.55%) Docker
9 384 (27.83%) Java
10 343 (24.86%) Finance
11 274 (19.86%) Jenkins
12 270 (19.57%) SQL
13 261 (18.91%) Big Data
14 254 (18.41%) Terraform
15 249 (18.04%) Linux
16 230 (16.67%) Microservices
17 217 (15.72%) Ansible
18 211 (15.29%) JavaScript
19 195 (14.13%) Analytics
20 190 (13.77%) Continuous Integration
21 184 (13.33%) Banking
22 183 (13.26%) Puppet
22 183 (13.26%) Data Science
23 171 (12.39%) BigQuery
24 159 (11.52%) Apache Spark
25 156 (11.30%) Web Services
26 155 (11.23%) Node.js
27 153 (11.09%) Machine Learning
28 139 (10.07%) NoSQL
29 135 (9.78%) Software Engineering

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
1 159 (11.52%) Apache Spark
2 116 (8.41%) Apache
3 78 (5.65%) nginx
4 70 (5.07%) Apache Airflow
5 59 (4.28%) Elasticsearch
6 55 (3.99%) Cloud Foundry
7 41 (2.97%) Tomcat
8 38 (2.75%) WebSphere
9 35 (2.54%) OpenStack
10 32 (2.32%) IIS
11 29 (2.10%) Jetty
11 29 (2.10%) Mongrel
12 24 (1.74%) Confluence
13 19 (1.38%) SAS
14 18 (1.30%) Apache Solr
15 14 (1.01%) Jupyter
16 13 (0.94%) Apache Pig
17 11 (0.80%) Luigi
18 4 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
19 3 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.072%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (0.80%) Distributed Ledger
2 9 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.14%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.072%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.072%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 893 (64.71%) Amazon AWS
2 551 (39.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 90 (6.52%) PaaS
4 81 (5.87%) Google App Engine
5 79 (5.72%) Serverless
6 71 (5.14%) Stackdriver
7 62 (4.49%) Cloud Computing
8 54 (3.91%) AWS CloudFormation
9 52 (3.77%) IaaS
10 46 (3.33%) SaaS
11 42 (3.04%) Amazon EC2
12 39 (2.83%) Heroku
13 36 (2.61%) AWS Lambda
14 34 (2.46%) GitHub
15 30 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 29 (2.10%) Google Compute Engine
17 28 (2.03%) Apigee
18 20 (1.45%) Office 365
19 18 (1.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 18 (1.30%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 63 (4.57%) Firewall
2 48 (3.48%) DNS
3 41 (2.97%) VPN
4 35 (2.54%) SSL
5 34 (2.46%) HTTP
6 32 (2.32%) TCP/IP
7 31 (2.25%) DHCP
8 30 (2.17%) FTP
8 30 (2.17%) IPsec
9 19 (1.38%) LAN
9 19 (1.38%) Network Security
9 19 (1.38%) WAN
10 18 (1.30%) BGP
11 17 (1.23%) Internet
12 15 (1.09%) DSL
12 15 (1.09%) OSPF
13 12 (0.87%) MPLS
14 11 (0.80%) WLAN
15 9 (0.65%) AMQP
16 5 (0.36%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (18.91%) Big Data
2 171 (12.39%) BigQuery
3 139 (10.07%) NoSQL
4 132 (9.57%) Hadoop
5 99 (7.17%) MongoDB
6 78 (5.65%) Apache Cassandra
7 72 (5.22%) Apache Hive
8 71 (5.14%) PostgreSQL
9 69 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
10 65 (4.71%) Redis
11 55 (3.99%) MySQL
12 42 (3.04%) Data Lake
13 41 (2.97%) HBase
13 41 (2.97%) Relational Database
14 34 (2.46%) SQL Server
15 27 (1.96%) Blockchain
16 26 (1.88%) Bigtable
17 25 (1.81%) Amazon Redshift
18 19 (1.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 19 (1.38%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 274 (19.86%) Jenkins
2 127 (9.20%) Git (software)
3 50 (3.62%) JIRA
4 44 (3.19%) Travis CI
5 41 (2.97%) TeamCity
6 40 (2.90%) GitLab
7 36 (2.61%) JUnit
7 36 (2.61%) Selenium
8 35 (2.54%) Maven
9 33 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 25 (1.81%) CF BOSH
11 22 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
12 21 (1.52%) SpecFlow
13 20 (1.45%) CircleCI
14 19 (1.38%) Cucumber
15 17 (1.23%) Bitbucket
15 17 (1.23%) Gradle
16 16 (1.16%) SonarQube
17 15 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
18 14 (1.01%) Jasmine
General
1 343 (24.86%) Finance
2 184 (13.33%) Banking
3 51 (3.70%) Marketing
4 42 (3.04%) Retail
5 33 (2.39%) Financial Institution
6 30 (2.17%) Front Office
7 27 (1.96%) Investment Banking
8 26 (1.88%) Games
9 25 (1.81%) Advertising
10 23 (1.67%) Legal
11 16 (1.16%) Billing
11 16 (1.16%) Telecoms
12 9 (0.65%) Publishing
13 8 (0.58%) Back Office
14 5 (0.36%) Law
14 5 (0.36%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.29%) Electronics
15 4 (0.29%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 324 (23.48%) Developer
2 302 (21.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 208 (15.07%) Architect
4 167 (12.10%) Cloud Engineer
5 149 (10.80%) Data Engineer
6 101 (7.32%) Cloud Architect
7 96 (6.96%) Java Developer
8 79 (5.72%) Python Engineer
9 74 (5.36%) Senior Developer
10 72 (5.22%) Big Data Engineer
11 54 (3.91%) AWS Engineer
12 47 (3.41%) Senior DevOps
13 45 (3.26%) Full Stack Developer
14 44 (3.19%) Data Scientist
15 42 (3.04%) AWS DevOps
15 42 (3.04%) Kubernetes Engineer
16 41 (2.97%) Solutions Architect
17 40 (2.90%) Platform Engineer
17 40 (2.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 35 (2.54%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (11.30%) Web Services
2 155 (11.23%) Node.js
3 127 (9.20%) Kafka
4 118 (8.55%) React
5 97 (7.03%) REST
6 96 (6.96%) RESTful
7 88 (6.38%) Spring
8 82 (5.94%) AngularJS
9 73 (5.29%) CSS
10 58 (4.20%) HTML
10 58 (4.20%) RabbitMQ
11 53 (3.84%) .NET
12 51 (3.70%) PySpark
13 44 (3.19%) Natural Language Processing
14 42 (3.04%) J2EE
15 41 (2.97%) Servlets
16 38 (2.75%) GraphQL
17 37 (2.68%) Vue.js
18 33 (2.39%) Spring Boot
19 32 (2.32%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 112 (8.12%) Fintech
2 81 (5.87%) Public Cloud
3 64 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
4 62 (4.49%) Algorithms
5 58 (4.20%) Greenfield Project
6 39 (2.83%) Cloud Native
7 35 (2.54%) Data Structures
8 26 (1.88%) Data Centre
9 25 (1.81%) Hedge funds
10 20 (1.45%) User Experience
11 19 (1.38%) Mobile App
12 18 (1.30%) Management Information System
12 18 (1.30%) Private Cloud
13 16 (1.16%) Enterprise Cloud
14 15 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
15 14 (1.01%) Blog
15 14 (1.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 14 (1.01%) iPad
15 14 (1.01%) PKI
16 12 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 249 (18.04%) Linux
2 77 (5.58%) Windows
3 44 (3.19%) Unix
4 21 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (1.09%) Windows Server
6 14 (1.01%) Android
7 13 (0.94%) Apple iOS
7 13 (0.94%) Ubuntu
8 11 (0.80%) CentOS
9 8 (0.58%) Solaris
10 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.29%) Kali Linux
11 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.22%) Debian
12 3 (0.22%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.14%) DC/OS
13 2 (0.14%) Fedora
13 2 (0.14%) VMS
14 1 (0.072%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 559 (40.51%) DevOps
2 403 (29.20%) Agile Software Development
3 230 (16.67%) Microservices
4 195 (14.13%) Analytics
5 190 (13.77%) Continuous Integration
6 183 (13.26%) Data Science
7 153 (11.09%) Machine Learning
8 135 (9.78%) Software Engineering
9 130 (9.42%) Open Source
10 119 (8.62%) Migration
11 114 (8.26%) TDD
12 112 (8.12%) Scrum
13 99 (7.17%) Configuration Management
14 97 (7.03%) Data Engineering
15 95 (6.88%) Test Automation
16 92 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
17 90 (6.52%) BDD
17 90 (6.52%) Continuous Delivery
18 84 (6.09%) ETL
19 78 (5.65%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 534 (38.70%) Python
2 384 (27.83%) Java
3 270 (19.57%) SQL
4 211 (15.29%) JavaScript
5 115 (8.33%) Go
6 101 (7.32%) Bash Shell
7 100 (7.25%) Scala
8 91 (6.59%) Ruby
9 62 (4.49%) C#
9 62 (4.49%) TypeScript
10 60 (4.35%) R
11 59 (4.28%) C++
12 42 (3.04%) Groovy
13 37 (2.68%) PowerShell
14 29 (2.10%) Perl
14 29 (2.10%) Shell Script
15 27 (1.96%) C
16 26 (1.88%) Java 8
17 21 (1.52%) PHP
18 18 (1.30%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 48 (3.48%) Degree
2 32 (2.32%) CISSP
3 26 (1.88%) PhD
4 23 (1.67%) CISM
4 23 (1.67%) Security Cleared
5 19 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (1.30%) CCIE
7 17 (1.23%) SC Cleared
8 16 (1.16%) CISA
8 16 (1.16%) ISSMP
9 15 (1.09%) GIAC
10 13 (0.94%) GSNA
10 13 (0.94%) SANS
11 10 (0.72%) AWS Certification
11 10 (0.72%) CSSLP
12 9 (0.65%) ISSAP
12 9 (0.65%) Master's Degree
13 8 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
14 7 (0.51%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.26%) QA
2 29 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (1.38%) PCI DSS
4 18 (1.30%) GDPR
5 13 (0.94%) HIPAA
6 10 (0.72%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.72%) FedRAMP
7 9 (0.65%) PSD2
8 5 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.22%) SLA
10 2 (0.14%) FATCA
10 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 2 (0.14%) MiFID
10 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.072%) FISMA
11 1 (0.072%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 394 (28.55%) Docker
2 60 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (2.97%) Xen
4 32 (2.32%) HDFS
5 31 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (1.38%) Apache Flume
7 17 (1.23%) Active Directory
8 12 (0.87%) Hyper-V
9 10 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 7 (0.51%) VirtualBox
11 6 (0.43%) KVM
12 4 (0.29%) vSphere
13 3 (0.22%) vCloud
14 2 (0.14%) Ceph
14 2 (0.14%) NFS
14 2 (0.14%) OpenAM
14 2 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
15 1 (0.072%) etcd
15 1 (0.072%) Squid
15 1 (0.072%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 405 (29.35%) Kubernetes
2 254 (18.41%) Terraform
3 217 (15.72%) Ansible
4 183 (13.26%) Puppet
5 114 (8.26%) Opscode Chef
6 47 (3.41%) Istio
7 33 (2.39%) Hadoop YARN
8 25 (1.81%) Grafana
9 24 (1.74%) Kibana
10 23 (1.67%) Salt
11 22 (1.59%) Prometheus
12 19 (1.38%) Mesos
13 18 (1.30%) Docker Swarm
13 18 (1.30%) Packer
14 15 (1.09%) Consul
15 12 (0.87%) logstash
16 11 (0.80%) rkt
17 9 (0.65%) Knative
18 8 (0.58%) Oozie
19 6 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 933 (67.61%) Google
2 92 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 69 (5.00%) VMware
4 50 (3.62%) New Relic
5 39 (2.83%) Splunk
6 32 (2.32%) Tableau
7 31 (2.25%) Oracle
8 26 (1.88%) F5
9 24 (1.74%) Facebook
10 19 (1.38%) ServiceNow
11 17 (1.23%) Red Hat
12 16 (1.16%) IBM
13 15 (1.09%) Cloudera
14 14 (1.01%) Twitter
15 13 (0.94%) Hortonworks
15 13 (0.94%) NetApp
15 13 (0.94%) Palo Alto
16 12 (0.87%) Adobe
16 12 (0.87%) EMC
17 11 (0.80%) Salesforce.com