Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 356 493
Rank change year-on-year +237 +137 +17
Contract jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 1,111 309 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.37% 0.65% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.87% 3.41% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 243 95
London median daily rate £563 £518 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +8.95% -5.00%
10th Percentile £400 £387 £375
90th Percentile £725 £661 £610
England median daily rate £550 £500 £460
% change year-on-year +10.00% +8.70% -3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 0
London median hourly rate £18.66 £27.16 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.30% - -
England median hourly rate £22.22 £27.16 -
% change year-on-year -18.21% - -

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 12,530 9,053 6,424
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 26.78% 19.17% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,265 6,783 4,709
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £340 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 86 49
London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.64% -12.00% +17.26%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.63 £13.43
90th Percentile £75.77 £75.00 £98.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -12.20%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +107 215 £550 +6.80% 77
West London +51 50 £550 +7.32% 81
East London -28 6 £575 - 22
South London - 4 £550 - 7
North London -6 2 £569 +8.33% 2
Google Cloud Platform
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 792 (71.29%) Google
2 700 (63.01%) Amazon AWS
3 426 (38.34%) DevOps
4 409 (36.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 381 (34.29%) Python
6 374 (33.66%) Agile Software Development
7 368 (33.12%) Docker
8 324 (29.16%) Kubernetes
9 269 (24.21%) Java
10 256 (23.04%) SQL
11 221 (19.89%) Ansible
12 216 (19.44%) Jenkins
13 215 (19.35%) JavaScript
14 206 (18.54%) Microservices
15 204 (18.36%) Terraform
16 202 (18.18%) Finance
17 201 (18.09%) Linux
18 178 (16.02%) BigQuery
19 176 (15.84%) Continuous Integration
20 156 (14.04%) TDD
21 151 (13.59%) Node.js
22 144 (12.96%) Big Data
23 140 (12.60%) Analytics
23 140 (12.60%) React
24 125 (11.25%) Git (software)
25 117 (10.53%) Software Engineering
26 116 (10.44%) AngularJS
27 115 (10.35%) Puppet
27 115 (10.35%) Banking
28 106 (9.54%) Web Services

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 84 (7.56%) Apache Spark
2 77 (6.93%) Apache
3 63 (5.67%) Elasticsearch
4 39 (3.51%) nginx
5 34 (3.06%) OpenStack
6 30 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
7 24 (2.16%) Confluence
8 22 (1.98%) Apache Airflow
9 21 (1.89%) Tomcat
10 17 (1.53%) WebSphere
11 16 (1.44%) IIS
11 16 (1.44%) Jetty
11 16 (1.44%) Mongrel
12 10 (0.90%) Apache Pig
13 7 (0.63%) Jupyter
14 6 (0.54%) SAS
15 4 (0.36%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.36%) OpenWhisk
16 3 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 3 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.63%) Chatbot
3 6 (0.54%) Fireworks
3 6 (0.54%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.27%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.18%) SPSS
7 1 (0.090%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.090%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 700 (63.01%) Amazon AWS
2 409 (36.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 66 (5.94%) Google App Engine
4 55 (4.95%) AWS CloudFormation
4 55 (4.95%) Serverless
5 52 (4.68%) PaaS
6 40 (3.60%) GitHub
6 40 (3.60%) IaaS
6 40 (3.60%) Stackdriver
7 39 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
8 34 (3.06%) Amazon EC2
9 28 (2.52%) Google Analytics
9 28 (2.52%) SaaS
10 27 (2.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 25 (2.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 24 (2.16%) Heroku
13 23 (2.07%) Amazon S3
14 20 (1.80%) AWS Lambda
15 18 (1.62%) Datadog
15 18 (1.62%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 45 (4.05%) Firewall
2 33 (2.97%) VPN
3 29 (2.61%) SSL
4 27 (2.43%) DNS
4 27 (2.43%) TCP/IP
5 25 (2.25%) HTTP
6 18 (1.62%) DHCP
6 18 (1.62%) IPsec
7 17 (1.53%) Internet
8 16 (1.44%) LAN
9 15 (1.35%) Network Security
9 15 (1.35%) WAN
10 14 (1.26%) BGP
10 14 (1.26%) FTP
10 14 (1.26%) OSPF
11 13 (1.17%) MPLS
12 12 (1.08%) WLAN
13 9 (0.81%) DSL
14 8 (0.72%) VLAN
15 6 (0.54%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (16.02%) BigQuery
2 144 (12.96%) Big Data
3 98 (8.82%) Hadoop
4 92 (8.28%) NoSQL
5 60 (5.40%) MongoDB
5 60 (5.40%) SQL Server
6 48 (4.32%) Relational Database
7 46 (4.14%) Apache Hive
8 43 (3.87%) Apache Cassandra
9 42 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
10 40 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
11 36 (3.24%) Redis
12 34 (3.06%) Amazon Redshift
13 33 (2.97%) MySQL
14 31 (2.79%) HBase
15 30 (2.70%) Data Lake
16 26 (2.34%) Looker
17 24 (2.16%) Bigtable
18 20 (1.80%) SQL Server 2016
19 18 (1.62%) Cloud Spanner
Development Applications
1 216 (19.44%) Jenkins
2 125 (11.25%) Git (software)
3 56 (5.04%) JIRA
4 48 (4.32%) GitLab
5 45 (4.05%) Selenium
6 37 (3.33%) Maven
7 36 (3.24%) Travis CI
8 34 (3.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 27 (2.43%) Visual Studio Team System
10 24 (2.16%) webpack
11 22 (1.98%) Vagrant
11 22 (1.98%) Visual Studio
12 21 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
12 21 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
13 20 (1.80%) Babel
13 20 (1.80%) SpecFlow
13 20 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
14 18 (1.62%) JUnit
15 13 (1.17%) CircleCI
15 13 (1.17%) Cucumber
General
1 202 (18.18%) Finance
2 115 (10.35%) Banking
3 33 (2.97%) Marketing
4 32 (2.88%) Retail
5 29 (2.61%) Games
6 17 (1.53%) Advertising
7 16 (1.44%) Publishing
8 14 (1.26%) Telecoms
9 13 (1.17%) Front Office
10 11 (0.99%) Legal
11 8 (0.72%) Back Office
11 8 (0.72%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.63%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.63%) Law
12 7 (0.63%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.45%) Electronics
14 4 (0.36%) Billing
14 4 (0.36%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.27%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 353 (31.77%) Developer
2 219 (19.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 135 (12.15%) Architect
4 112 (10.08%) Cloud Engineer
5 99 (8.91%) Data Engineer
6 74 (6.66%) Java Developer
7 66 (5.94%) Cloud Architect
8 52 (4.68%) Senior Developer
9 49 (4.41%) Big Data Engineer
10 45 (4.05%) Full Stack Developer
11 41 (3.69%) Analyst
12 38 (3.42%) Consultant
13 37 (3.33%) .NET Developer
13 37 (3.33%) C# Developer
13 37 (3.33%) React Developer
14 35 (3.15%) Senior DevOps
15 33 (2.97%) Python Developer
16 32 (2.88%) C# .NET Developer
17 31 (2.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 29 (2.61%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (13.59%) Node.js
2 140 (12.60%) React
3 116 (10.44%) AngularJS
4 106 (9.54%) Web Services
5 84 (7.56%) CSS
6 83 (7.47%) .NET
7 81 (7.29%) Kafka
8 76 (6.84%) HTML
8 76 (6.84%) Spring
9 65 (5.85%) RESTful
10 64 (5.76%) REST
11 47 (4.23%) Vue.js
12 37 (3.33%) Spring Boot
13 35 (3.15%) HTML5
13 35 (3.15%) RabbitMQ
14 32 (2.88%) Elastic Stack
15 29 (2.61%) ASP.NET Web API
15 29 (2.61%) JSON
16 28 (2.52%) .NET Core
16 28 (2.52%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 82 (7.38%) Fintech
2 76 (6.84%) Greenfield Project
3 51 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (3.42%) Algorithms
4 38 (3.42%) Public Cloud
5 35 (3.15%) User Experience
6 31 (2.79%) Cloud Native
7 30 (2.70%) Data Structures
8 23 (2.07%) Data Centre
9 21 (1.89%) Mobile App
10 17 (1.53%) Device Driver
11 16 (1.44%) Embedded Systems
12 14 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
13 13 (1.17%) Biotechnology
13 13 (1.17%) Hedge funds
14 11 (0.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 10 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (0.90%) iPad
15 10 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
16 9 (0.81%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 201 (18.09%) Linux
2 73 (6.57%) Windows
3 53 (4.77%) Unix
4 25 (2.25%) Ubuntu
5 24 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (1.71%) Windows Server
7 18 (1.62%) CentOS
8 11 (0.99%) Android
8 11 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.72%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.72%) DC/OS
9 8 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.63%) Mesosphere
10 7 (0.63%) Solaris
11 6 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.36%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.27%) Debian
14 2 (0.18%) Fedora
15 1 (0.090%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 426 (38.34%) DevOps
2 374 (33.66%) Agile Software Development
3 206 (18.54%) Microservices
4 176 (15.84%) Continuous Integration
5 156 (14.04%) TDD
6 140 (12.60%) Analytics
7 117 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 101 (9.09%) Scrum
9 98 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
10 97 (8.73%) Data Science
11 94 (8.46%) Machine Learning
12 89 (8.01%) BDD
12 89 (8.01%) Problem-Solving
13 84 (7.56%) Test Automation
14 83 (7.47%) Configuration Management
15 82 (7.38%) Migration
16 81 (7.29%) ETL
17 78 (7.02%) Data Modelling
18 74 (6.66%) E-Commerce
19 71 (6.39%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 381 (34.29%) Python
2 269 (24.21%) Java
3 256 (23.04%) SQL
4 215 (19.35%) JavaScript
5 93 (8.37%) Go
6 88 (7.92%) Bash Shell
7 85 (7.65%) Scala
8 78 (7.02%) C#
9 48 (4.32%) Ruby
10 41 (3.69%) Java 8
10 41 (3.69%) TypeScript
11 39 (3.51%) R
12 36 (3.24%) ES6
13 35 (3.15%) PowerShell
14 28 (2.52%) Groovy
15 23 (2.07%) Perl
16 21 (1.89%) C++
17 20 (1.80%) C
17 20 (1.80%) PHP
18 19 (1.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 54 (4.86%) Degree
2 32 (2.88%) Security Cleared
3 29 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 26 (2.34%) SC Cleared
5 18 (1.62%) CISSP
6 17 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (1.26%) ISSMP
8 13 (1.17%) CCIE
8 13 (1.17%) CISA
8 13 (1.17%) CISM
8 13 (1.17%) PhD
9 12 (1.08%) CSSLP
10 11 (0.99%) AWS Certification
10 11 (0.99%) ISSAP
10 11 (0.99%) RHCE
11 8 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
11 8 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (0.63%) MCSE
12 7 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (0.54%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.16%) QA
2 13 (1.17%) HIPAA
3 12 (1.08%) FedRAMP
4 11 (0.99%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.36%) PSD2
7 3 (0.27%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.27%) GDPR
8 2 (0.18%) FATCA
8 2 (0.18%) MiFID
8 2 (0.18%) PMO
9 1 (0.090%) FISMA
9 1 (0.090%) SLA
System Software
1 368 (33.12%) Docker
2 55 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (2.43%) Xen
4 22 (1.98%) Hyper-V
5 20 (1.80%) HDFS
6 19 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (1.26%) VirtualBox
8 10 (0.90%) Active Directory
8 10 (0.90%) vSphere
9 9 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 7 (0.63%) Apache Flume
11 6 (0.54%) vCloud
12 5 (0.45%) NFS
13 4 (0.36%) KVM
14 3 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
15 2 (0.18%) Ceph
16 1 (0.090%) LXC
16 1 (0.090%) Oracle RAC
16 1 (0.090%) Squid
16 1 (0.090%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 324 (29.16%) Kubernetes
2 221 (19.89%) Ansible
3 204 (18.36%) Terraform
4 115 (10.35%) Puppet
5 92 (8.28%) Opscode Chef
6 32 (2.88%) Kibana
7 30 (2.70%) Istio
7 30 (2.70%) Packer
8 29 (2.61%) Mesos
9 25 (2.25%) Prometheus
10 22 (1.98%) Hadoop YARN
10 22 (1.98%) Salt
11 18 (1.62%) Docker Swarm
12 17 (1.53%) Grafana
12 17 (1.53%) logstash
13 9 (0.81%) Nagios
14 8 (0.72%) Consul
15 6 (0.54%) Fluentd
16 5 (0.45%) Icinga
16 5 (0.45%) Oozie
Vendors
1 792 (71.29%) Google
2 65 (5.85%) Microsoft
3 62 (5.58%) VMware
4 57 (5.13%) Tableau
5 55 (4.95%) Splunk
6 37 (3.33%) New Relic
7 27 (2.43%) Oracle
8 18 (1.62%) Atlassian
9 17 (1.53%) IBM
9 17 (1.53%) Red Hat
10 15 (1.35%) Adobe
11 14 (1.26%) F5
12 13 (1.17%) Hortonworks
13 12 (1.08%) Talend
14 11 (0.99%) CyberArk
15 9 (0.81%) Citrix
15 9 (0.81%) Cloudera
15 9 (0.81%) SAP
16 8 (0.72%) Cisco
16 8 (0.72%) ServiceNow