Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 190 431
Rank change year-on-year +120 +241 +62
Contract jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 1,423 704 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.60% 1.55% 0.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.20% 6.07% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,076 521 120
London median daily rate £565 £550 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% +6.28% +8.95%
10th Percentile £423 £405 £350
90th Percentile £738 £725 £675
England median daily rate £550 £550 £475
% change year-on-year - +15.79% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
London median hourly rate £11.50 - £27.16
10th Percentile £11.25 - £22.76
90th Percentile £11.75 - £31.67
England median hourly rate £17.75 £50.00 £27.41
% change year-on-year -64.50% +82.45% +0.51%

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 12,709 11,592 7,559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 32.12% 25.46% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,143 8,496 5,498
London median daily rate £525 £505 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £639
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 80 66
London median hourly rate £22.25 £22.25 £21.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.82% -3.51%
10th Percentile £15.13 £14.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £70.00 £90.58 £58.75
England median hourly rate £23.22 £19.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +20.60% -8.33% +7.09%

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 August 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
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 August 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 +68 323 £550 - 124
West London +24 44 £550 +4.76% 51
East London +25 25 £563 -6.25% 26
South London +44 18 £553 +22.78% 12
North London - 4 £550 - 2
Google Cloud Platform
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 901 (63.32%) Google
2 852 (59.87%) Amazon AWS
3 624 (43.85%) Python
4 615 (43.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 580 (40.76%) DevOps
6 440 (30.92%) Kubernetes
7 422 (29.66%) Docker
8 377 (26.49%) Agile Software Development
9 366 (25.72%) Big Data
10 356 (25.02%) Java
11 348 (24.46%) SQL
12 301 (21.15%) Finance
12 301 (21.15%) Terraform
13 250 (17.57%) Linux
14 248 (17.43%) Apache Spark
15 216 (15.18%) Ansible
16 213 (14.97%) BigQuery
17 212 (14.90%) Microservices
18 209 (14.69%) Jenkins
19 201 (14.13%) Data Science
20 200 (14.05%) Machine Learning
21 189 (13.28%) Analytics
22 184 (12.93%) Hadoop
23 169 (11.88%) Banking
24 167 (11.74%) Kafka
25 164 (11.52%) JavaScript
26 159 (11.17%) Node.js
27 158 (11.10%) Migration
28 150 (10.54%) Scala
29 148 (10.40%) Apache

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
1 248 (17.43%) Apache Spark
2 148 (10.40%) Apache
3 89 (6.25%) Apache Airflow
4 42 (2.95%) Elasticsearch
5 32 (2.25%) Confluence
6 29 (2.04%) nginx
7 25 (1.76%) SAS
8 19 (1.34%) Cloud Foundry
9 18 (1.26%) Apache Solr
10 14 (0.98%) OpenStack
11 13 (0.91%) Jupyter
11 13 (0.91%) Tomcat
12 12 (0.84%) IIS
13 10 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
14 9 (0.63%) WebSphere
15 7 (0.49%) Jetty
15 7 (0.49%) Mongrel
16 6 (0.42%) Luigi
17 5 (0.35%) Apache Pig
18 3 (0.21%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.070%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.49%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.070%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.070%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.070%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.070%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 852 (59.87%) Amazon AWS
2 615 (43.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (5.34%) PaaS
4 75 (5.27%) Serverless
5 67 (4.71%) SaaS
6 51 (3.58%) IaaS
7 44 (3.09%) AWS CloudFormation
8 43 (3.02%) Cloud Computing
9 40 (2.81%) GitHub
9 40 (2.81%) Google App Engine
10 29 (2.04%) Heroku
11 26 (1.83%) Apigee
12 24 (1.69%) Amazon Kinesis
13 23 (1.62%) Amazon S3
13 23 (1.62%) AWS Lambda
14 22 (1.55%) G Suite
15 21 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
15 21 (1.48%) OpenShift
16 18 (1.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 16 (1.12%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 59 (4.15%) Firewall
2 31 (2.18%) HTTP
3 20 (1.41%) DNS
4 19 (1.34%) TCP/IP
5 17 (1.19%) Internet
6 14 (0.98%) Network Security
7 11 (0.77%) AMQP
8 9 (0.63%) DHCP
8 9 (0.63%) WAN
9 6 (0.42%) DKIM
9 6 (0.42%) DMARC
9 6 (0.42%) LAN
9 6 (0.42%) SAN
9 6 (0.42%) SSL
9 6 (0.42%) VPN
9 6 (0.42%) Wireless
10 5 (0.35%) Cisco ISE
10 5 (0.35%) Extranet
10 5 (0.35%) FTP
10 5 (0.35%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 366 (25.72%) Big Data
2 213 (14.97%) BigQuery
3 184 (12.93%) Hadoop
4 138 (9.70%) NoSQL
5 97 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
6 89 (6.25%) MongoDB
7 83 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
8 71 (4.99%) Apache Hive
9 69 (4.85%) Apache Cassandra
9 69 (4.85%) MySQL
10 51 (3.58%) Relational Database
11 46 (3.23%) SQL Server
12 41 (2.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 37 (2.60%) Amazon Redshift
14 35 (2.46%) Data Lake
15 34 (2.39%) Redis
16 29 (2.04%) RDBMS
17 27 (1.90%) HBase
18 26 (1.83%) Neo4j
19 24 (1.69%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 209 (14.69%) Jenkins
2 117 (8.22%) Git (software)
3 66 (4.64%) JIRA
4 43 (3.02%) TeamCity
5 42 (2.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 37 (2.60%) CircleCI
7 31 (2.18%) GitLab
8 28 (1.97%) Selenium
9 26 (1.83%) Maven
10 21 (1.48%) Sonatype Nexus
11 20 (1.41%) JUnit
12 19 (1.34%) Bitbucket
12 19 (1.34%) Travis CI
13 18 (1.26%) Artifactory
14 17 (1.19%) SonarQube
15 12 (0.84%) SpecFlow
15 12 (0.84%) Visual Studio
16 11 (0.77%) Gradle
17 10 (0.70%) Jasmine
17 10 (0.70%) Subversion
General
1 301 (21.15%) Finance
2 169 (11.88%) Banking
3 36 (2.53%) Legal
4 34 (2.39%) Marketing
5 32 (2.25%) Investment Banking
5 32 (2.25%) Retail
6 30 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 28 (1.97%) Advertising
8 21 (1.48%) Front Office
9 20 (1.41%) Financial Institution
10 19 (1.34%) Public Sector
11 12 (0.84%) Games
11 12 (0.84%) Law
11 12 (0.84%) Retail Banking
12 9 (0.63%) Publishing
13 7 (0.49%) Billing
14 6 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.35%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.28%) Electronics
17 3 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 294 (20.66%) Developer
2 283 (19.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 222 (15.60%) Data Engineer
4 200 (14.05%) Architect
5 178 (12.51%) Cloud Engineer
6 143 (10.05%) Python Engineer
7 116 (8.15%) Cloud Architect
8 85 (5.97%) AWS Engineer
9 81 (5.69%) Big Data Engineer
9 81 (5.69%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 72 (5.06%) Senior Developer
11 57 (4.01%) AWS DevOps
11 57 (4.01%) Java Developer
11 57 (4.01%) Python Developer
12 55 (3.87%) React Developer
13 54 (3.79%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 50 (3.51%) Data Scientist
14 50 (3.51%) Full Stack Developer
15 43 (3.02%) Platform Engineer
16 42 (2.95%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (11.74%) Kafka
2 159 (11.17%) Node.js
3 128 (9.00%) React
4 93 (6.54%) Web Services
5 92 (6.47%) RESTful
6 79 (5.55%) REST
7 70 (4.92%) CSS
8 62 (4.36%) AngularJS
8 62 (4.36%) PySpark
9 55 (3.87%) Spring
10 54 (3.79%) Apache Beam
11 51 (3.58%) Natural Language Processing
12 44 (3.09%) .NET
13 42 (2.95%) HTML
14 38 (2.67%) GraphQL
15 35 (2.46%) RabbitMQ
16 32 (2.25%) JSON
16 32 (2.25%) Redux
17 31 (2.18%) TensorFlow
18 30 (2.11%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 88 (6.18%) Greenfield Project
2 83 (5.83%) Public Cloud
3 63 (4.43%) Algorithms
4 47 (3.30%) Cloud Native
5 44 (3.09%) Data Structures
6 41 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (2.11%) Data Protection Act
8 29 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
9 23 (1.62%) Self-Motivation
10 21 (1.48%) Data Centre
10 21 (1.48%) User Experience
11 20 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
12 16 (1.12%) Enterprise Cloud
12 16 (1.12%) Market Risk
12 16 (1.12%) Mobile App
13 15 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 14 (0.98%) Grid Computing
15 13 (0.91%) Private Cloud
16 12 (0.84%) Hedge funds
17 11 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 250 (17.57%) Linux
2 78 (5.48%) Windows
3 36 (2.53%) Unix
4 28 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (1.48%) CentOS
6 13 (0.91%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.77%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.49%) VMS
9 6 (0.42%) Android
9 6 (0.42%) Solaris
10 5 (0.35%) CoreOS
11 4 (0.28%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.28%) Debian
11 4 (0.28%) Fedora
11 4 (0.28%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.070%) Mesosphere
12 1 (0.070%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.070%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 580 (40.76%) DevOps
2 377 (26.49%) Agile Software Development
3 212 (14.90%) Microservices
4 201 (14.13%) Data Science
5 200 (14.05%) Machine Learning
6 189 (13.28%) Analytics
7 158 (11.10%) Migration
8 142 (9.98%) ETL
9 129 (9.07%) TDD
10 124 (8.71%) Infrastructure as Code
11 120 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
12 114 (8.01%) Data Engineering
13 111 (7.80%) Scrum
14 101 (7.10%) Continuous Delivery
15 97 (6.82%) Open Source
16 94 (6.61%) Problem-Solving
16 94 (6.61%) Software Engineering
17 93 (6.54%) Data Modelling
18 92 (6.47%) Configuration Management
18 92 (6.47%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 624 (43.85%) Python
2 356 (25.02%) Java
3 348 (24.46%) SQL
4 164 (11.52%) JavaScript
5 150 (10.54%) Scala
6 139 (9.77%) Go
7 92 (6.47%) Bash Shell
8 72 (5.06%) TypeScript
9 62 (4.36%) Ruby
10 57 (4.01%) C#
11 51 (3.58%) PowerShell
12 50 (3.51%) C++
13 43 (3.02%) R
14 32 (2.25%) ES6
15 29 (2.04%) C
16 28 (1.97%) Perl
17 23 (1.62%) MATLAB
18 20 (1.41%) Shell Script
19 19 (1.34%) Java 8
20 17 (1.19%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 55 (3.87%) Degree
2 31 (2.18%) Security Cleared
3 26 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (1.76%) PhD
5 21 (1.48%) SC Cleared
6 17 (1.19%) Master's Degree
7 14 (0.98%) AWS Certification
7 14 (0.98%) CISSP
8 12 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (0.56%) CISM
10 7 (0.49%) CCIE
11 5 (0.35%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 5 (0.35%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.35%) PMP
12 4 (0.28%) CEH
12 4 (0.28%) GIAC
12 4 (0.28%) ISEB
12 4 (0.28%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.21%) CISA
13 3 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (2.74%) QA
2 23 (1.62%) GDPR
3 20 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.12%) Data Quality
5 14 (0.98%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.70%) SLA
7 7 (0.49%) NIST
8 5 (0.35%) NIST 800
9 3 (0.21%) PMO
9 3 (0.21%) PSD2
10 1 (0.070%) COBIT
10 1 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (0.070%) ITGC
10 1 (0.070%) NCSC
System Software
1 422 (29.66%) Docker
2 23 (1.62%) Apache Flume
3 22 (1.55%) Active Directory
4 20 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (1.34%) HDFS
6 10 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.56%) OpenAM
7 8 (0.56%) Xen
8 6 (0.42%) KVM
8 6 (0.42%) OpenDJ
9 5 (0.35%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.28%) OpenIDM
10 4 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (0.28%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.28%) XenApp
10 4 (0.28%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.14%) oVirt
11 2 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.070%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 440 (30.92%) Kubernetes
2 301 (21.15%) Terraform
3 216 (15.18%) Ansible
4 112 (7.87%) Puppet
5 98 (6.89%) Opscode Chef
6 33 (2.32%) Prometheus
7 31 (2.18%) Grafana
8 27 (1.90%) Salt
9 25 (1.76%) Hadoop YARN
10 23 (1.62%) Istio
11 20 (1.41%) Packer
12 16 (1.12%) Mesos
13 15 (1.05%) Consul
14 10 (0.70%) Kibana
15 9 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
15 9 (0.63%) Marathon
16 6 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
16 6 (0.42%) Sysdig
17 5 (0.35%) logstash
17 5 (0.35%) Oozie
Vendors
1 901 (63.32%) Google
2 90 (6.32%) Microsoft
3 49 (3.44%) Oracle
4 38 (2.67%) Red Hat
5 31 (2.18%) Splunk
6 29 (2.04%) Tableau
7 27 (1.90%) VMware
8 19 (1.34%) Atlassian
9 18 (1.26%) New Relic
10 15 (1.05%) Databricks
11 14 (0.98%) Cloudera
11 14 (0.98%) Facebook
12 13 (0.91%) IBM
13 12 (0.84%) ForgeRock
13 12 (0.84%) NetApp
13 12 (0.84%) Sybase
14 11 (0.77%) EMC
14 11 (0.77%) Twitter
15 10 (0.70%) MapR
15 10 (0.70%) MuleSoft