Period
to 17 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 226 448 474
Rank change year-on-year +222 +26 +44
Contract jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 550 132 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.23% 0.33% 0.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.20% 2.05% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 88 75
London median daily rate £550 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £425 £300 £389
90th Percentile £725 £654 £600
England median daily rate £525 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +46.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
London median hourly rate £30.77 £27.16 £27.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.29% -0.39% +23.93%
10th Percentile £29.22 £22.10 £25.15
90th Percentile £32.33 £28.89 £29.47
England median hourly rate £47.50 £27.33 £27.27
% change year-on-year +73.80% +0.24% +23.93%

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 10,577 6,426 4,782
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.60% 16.21% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,732 4,683 3,528
London median daily rate £502 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.30% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £318 £305
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £485 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +5.43% +2.22% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 49 53
London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.16 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -15.38% -10.82%
10th Percentile £14.08 £11.25 £12.90
90th Percentile £92.30 £127.75 £46.85
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.11% -12.84%

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 June 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 June 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 +65 138 £550 +3.04% 58
West London +2 35 £525 +3.96% 27
East London - 8 £513 - 14
South London -39 5 £450 - 4
Google Cloud Platform
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 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.

1 408 (74.18%) Google
2 383 (69.64%) Amazon AWS
3 246 (44.73%) Python
4 227 (41.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 224 (40.73%) GCP
6 211 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
7 207 (37.64%) DevOps
8 196 (35.64%) Docker
9 177 (32.18%) Kubernetes
10 161 (29.27%) Java
11 126 (22.91%) SQL
12 123 (22.36%) Jenkins
13 122 (22.18%) Ansible
14 117 (21.27%) Terraform
15 103 (18.73%) BigQuery
16 101 (18.36%) Continuous Integration
17 91 (16.55%) Linux
18 86 (15.64%) Big Data
19 83 (15.09%) Finance
20 80 (14.55%) TDD
21 78 (14.18%) Go
22 77 (14.00%) JavaScript
23 76 (13.82%) Analytics
24 73 (13.27%) Microservices
25 72 (13.09%) Node.js
26 70 (12.73%) NoSQL
27 68 (12.36%) Git (software)
28 66 (12.00%) Puppet
29 64 (11.64%) Web Services
30 63 (11.45%) Machine Learning

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 61 (11.09%) Apache Spark
2 55 (10.00%) Apache
3 43 (7.82%) Elasticsearch
4 30 (5.45%) Apache Airflow
5 29 (5.27%) Cloud Foundry
6 18 (3.27%) nginx
7 17 (3.09%) Tomcat
8 11 (2.00%) OpenStack
9 10 (1.82%) IIS
9 10 (1.82%) WebSphere
10 9 (1.64%) Jetty
11 8 (1.45%) SAS
12 7 (1.27%) Mongrel
13 6 (1.09%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.91%) Confluence
15 3 (0.55%) Ethereum
15 3 (0.55%) NServiceBus
15 3 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
15 3 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
16 2 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (0.91%) SPSS
2 4 (0.73%) HipChat
2 4 (0.73%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.18%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.55%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 2 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.36%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 383 (69.64%) Amazon AWS
2 227 (41.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (8.36%) AWS CloudFormation
4 21 (3.82%) GitHub
4 21 (3.82%) Heroku
4 21 (3.82%) npm
5 18 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (3.27%) Google Analytics
5 18 (3.27%) Google App Engine
6 17 (3.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 15 (2.73%) PaaS
8 14 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (2.36%) Bluemix
9 13 (2.36%) Datadog
9 13 (2.36%) IBM Cloud
9 13 (2.36%) Serverless
10 12 (2.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 10 (1.82%) Amazon EMR
11 10 (1.82%) Amazon S3
11 10 (1.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.09%) DNS
1 17 (3.09%) HTTP
2 8 (1.45%) BGP
2 8 (1.45%) HSRP
2 8 (1.45%) OSPF
3 7 (1.27%) BIG-IP
3 7 (1.27%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (1.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (1.27%) FabricPath
4 5 (0.91%) Cisco Firepower
4 5 (0.91%) Firewall
4 5 (0.91%) SMS
5 4 (0.73%) DHCP
5 4 (0.73%) SSL
5 4 (0.73%) VPN
6 3 (0.55%) Internet
6 3 (0.55%) Kerberos
6 3 (0.55%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.55%) X.509
7 2 (0.36%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (18.73%) BigQuery
2 86 (15.64%) Big Data
3 70 (12.73%) NoSQL
4 53 (9.64%) MySQL
5 52 (9.45%) Hadoop
6 37 (6.73%) Bigtable
6 37 (6.73%) Relational Database
7 34 (6.18%) Data Warehouse
8 30 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
9 22 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 22 (4.00%) Apache Hive
9 22 (4.00%) SQL Server
10 19 (3.45%) Amazon Redshift
10 19 (3.45%) Blockchain
11 18 (3.27%) RDBMS
12 14 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
12 14 (2.55%) MongoDB
12 14 (2.55%) Power BI
13 12 (2.18%) Oracle Database
14 10 (1.82%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 123 (22.36%) Jenkins
2 68 (12.36%) Git (software)
3 42 (7.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 37 (6.73%) Maven
5 27 (4.91%) Sonatype Nexus
6 26 (4.73%) Vagrant
7 24 (4.36%) JIRA
8 23 (4.18%) Ant
8 23 (4.18%) GitLab
9 21 (3.82%) TeamCity
10 19 (3.45%) Travis CI
10 19 (3.45%) webpack
11 18 (3.27%) JUnit
12 16 (2.91%) Babel
12 16 (2.91%) SonarQube
13 15 (2.73%) Gerrit
14 14 (2.55%) Gradle
15 12 (2.18%) Mockito
16 10 (1.82%) Subversion
17 8 (1.45%) Oracle APEX
General
1 83 (15.09%) Finance
2 60 (10.91%) Banking
3 19 (3.45%) Law
4 13 (2.36%) Games
4 13 (2.36%) Marketing
5 12 (2.18%) Retail
6 11 (2.00%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.27%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.09%) Billing
9 5 (0.91%) Advertising
9 5 (0.91%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.73%) German Language
10 4 (0.73%) Publishing
11 3 (0.55%) Turkish Language
12 2 (0.36%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.36%) International Banking
12 2 (0.36%) Legal
13 1 (0.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 169 (30.73%) Developer
2 109 (19.82%) DevOps Engineer
3 68 (12.36%) Architect
4 60 (10.91%) Cloud Engineer
5 53 (9.64%) Data Engineer
6 40 (7.27%) Cloud Architect
7 36 (6.55%) Java Developer
8 35 (6.36%) AWS Engineer
9 32 (5.82%) Senior DevOps
10 31 (5.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 29 (5.27%) AWS DevOps
12 27 (4.91%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 27 (4.91%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 23 (4.18%) Senior Developer
14 21 (3.82%) Big Data Engineer
14 21 (3.82%) Software Engineer
15 20 (3.64%) Analyst
16 19 (3.45%) Consultant
16 19 (3.45%) Data Architect
17 18 (3.27%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (13.09%) Node.js
2 64 (11.64%) Web Services
3 51 (9.27%) Kafka
4 49 (8.91%) RESTful
5 38 (6.91%) AngularJS
5 38 (6.91%) React
6 31 (5.64%) .NET
6 31 (5.64%) REST
7 30 (5.45%) CSS
8 26 (4.73%) Elastic Stack
9 25 (4.55%) JSON
10 24 (4.36%) XML
11 20 (3.64%) Swagger
12 19 (3.45%) Sass
13 17 (3.09%) HTML
14 15 (2.73%) RabbitMQ
14 15 (2.73%) Vue (Vue.js)
15 13 (2.36%) Fusebox
15 13 (2.36%) GraphQL
16 12 (2.18%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.09%) Greenfield Project
2 36 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 28 (5.09%) Algorithms
5 21 (3.82%) Mobile App
6 20 (3.64%) Public Cloud
7 19 (3.45%) Data Structures
8 18 (3.27%) Linux Command Line
9 15 (2.73%) iPad
10 14 (2.55%) Fintech
11 13 (2.36%) User Experience
12 12 (2.18%) Cloud Native
13 9 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
13 9 (1.64%) Private Cloud
14 7 (1.27%) Data Centre
15 4 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.73%) Mobile Games
15 4 (0.73%) Reference Data
16 3 (0.55%) Credit Risk
16 3 (0.55%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 91 (16.55%) Linux
2 44 (8.00%) Unix
3 36 (6.55%) Windows
4 26 (4.73%) Ubuntu
5 25 (4.55%) CentOS
6 20 (3.64%) Windows Server
7 17 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (2.91%) DC/OS
8 16 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (1.82%) Debian
10 5 (0.91%) Fedora
11 3 (0.55%) Solaris
11 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.36%) Android
12 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.18%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.18%) Mesosphere
13 1 (0.18%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (37.64%) DevOps
3 101 (18.36%) Continuous Integration
4 80 (14.55%) TDD
5 76 (13.82%) Analytics
6 73 (13.27%) Microservices
7 63 (11.45%) Machine Learning
8 58 (10.55%) Continuous Delivery
8 58 (10.55%) Scrum
9 55 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 54 (9.82%) E-Commerce
11 52 (9.45%) BDD
12 50 (9.09%) Data Science
12 50 (9.09%) ETL
13 49 (8.91%) Business Intelligence
13 49 (8.91%) Configuration Management
14 46 (8.36%) Migration
15 42 (7.64%) Problem-Solving
16 36 (6.55%) OO
17 33 (6.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 246 (44.73%) Python
2 161 (29.27%) Java
3 126 (22.91%) SQL
4 78 (14.18%) Go
5 77 (14.00%) JavaScript
6 59 (10.73%) Bash Shell
7 49 (8.91%) Scala
8 45 (8.18%) Ruby
9 27 (4.91%) Java 8
10 25 (4.55%) TypeScript
11 23 (4.18%) Groovy
12 22 (4.00%) Perl
13 21 (3.82%) C#
14 20 (3.64%) R
15 18 (3.27%) ES6
16 17 (3.09%) C
16 17 (3.09%) C++
17 15 (2.73%) Shell Script
18 13 (2.36%) PHP
18 13 (2.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (3.82%) Degree
2 18 (3.27%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.91%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.55%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.36%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.36%) ISEB
6 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.36%) PhD
6 2 (0.36%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.18%) Analytics IQ
7 1 (0.18%) MBA
7 1 (0.18%) MCSD
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 224 (40.73%) GCP
2 11 (2.00%) QA
3 9 (1.64%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.45%) GDPR
5 4 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 196 (35.64%) Docker
2 33 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (4.36%) Virtual Machines
4 22 (4.00%) VirtualBox
5 17 (3.09%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.45%) Active Directory
6 8 (1.45%) Xen
7 5 (0.91%) KVM
8 4 (0.73%) HDFS
9 3 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.55%) VMware NSX
9 3 (0.55%) vSphere
10 2 (0.36%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.36%) Ceph
11 1 (0.18%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 177 (32.18%) Kubernetes
2 122 (22.18%) Ansible
3 117 (21.27%) Terraform
4 66 (12.00%) Puppet
5 61 (11.09%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (5.09%) Mesos
7 24 (4.36%) Docker Swarm
8 22 (4.00%) Packer
9 17 (3.09%) Consul
10 16 (2.91%) Hadoop YARN
11 14 (2.55%) Salt
12 12 (2.18%) Kibana
12 12 (2.18%) Oozie
13 11 (2.00%) Nagios
14 8 (1.45%) logstash
15 7 (1.27%) FortiGate
16 6 (1.09%) Grafana
16 6 (1.09%) Graylog
16 6 (1.09%) Prometheus
17 5 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 408 (74.18%) Google
2 42 (7.64%) Microsoft
3 39 (7.09%) Splunk
4 36 (6.55%) VMware
5 32 (5.82%) Oracle
6 29 (5.27%) New Relic
7 23 (4.18%) IBM
8 15 (2.73%) Rackspace
9 13 (2.36%) Talend
10 12 (2.18%) Kony
10 12 (2.18%) Red Hat
11 10 (1.82%) Tableau
12 9 (1.64%) AppDynamics
13 8 (1.45%) Perforce
14 7 (1.27%) Cisco
14 7 (1.27%) F5
14 7 (1.27%) Infoblox
15 6 (1.09%) SaltStack
16 5 (0.91%) Adobe
16 5 (0.91%) CheckPoint