Period
to 17 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 319 498 508
Rank change year-on-year +179 +10 +65
Contract jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 346 109 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.74% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.74% 1.76% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 71 72
London median daily rate £519 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.21% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £400 £375 £363
90th Percentile £650 £638 £600
England median daily rate £500 £464 £475
% change year-on-year +7.76% -2.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 2
London median hourly rate £27.13 - £29.64
England median hourly rate £27.16 - £29.64

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 9,243 6,205 3,729
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.89% 14.75% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,922 4,549 2,761
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £645 £625 £625
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 47 35
London median hourly rate £26.60 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +19.05% -17.65%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.93 £10.20
90th Percentile £58.75 £98.50 £40.40
England median hourly rate £18.56 £19.00 £21.64
% change year-on-year -2.30% -12.20% -3.82%

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 January 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google Cloud Platform in London over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 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 +21 61 £515 +14.44% 44
West London -6 5 £513 +2.50% 24
South London -34 1 - -
North London - 1 £525 -
East London - 1 £575 - 6
Google Cloud Platform
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Google Cloud Platform also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Google Cloud Platform.

1 280 (80.92%) Google
2 234 (67.63%) Amazon AWS
3 153 (44.22%) Python
4 131 (37.86%) DevOps
5 121 (34.97%) Agile Software Development
6 117 (33.82%) Microsoft Azure
7 112 (32.37%) Java
8 111 (32.08%) Docker
9 80 (23.12%) Ansible
10 77 (22.25%) SQL
11 74 (21.39%) Big Data
12 69 (19.94%) GCP
13 67 (19.36%) Linux
14 66 (19.08%) Jenkins
14 66 (19.08%) BigQuery
15 65 (18.79%) JavaScript
16 64 (18.50%) Analytics
17 61 (17.63%) Web Services
17 61 (17.63%) Kubernetes
18 56 (16.18%) Terraform
19 54 (15.61%) Node.js
20 53 (15.32%) Apache Spark
21 51 (14.74%) Opscode Chef
21 51 (14.74%) Puppet
22 47 (13.58%) TDD
23 46 (13.29%) NoSQL
24 45 (13.01%) Hadoop
25 42 (12.14%) Microservices
26 41 (11.85%) Git (software)
26 41 (11.85%) Finance

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 53 (15.32%) Apache Spark
2 39 (11.27%) Apache
3 20 (5.78%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (3.76%) nginx
5 12 (3.47%) OpenStack
5 12 (3.47%) Tomcat
6 11 (3.18%) Apache Airflow
6 11 (3.18%) Cloud Foundry
7 10 (2.89%) WebSphere
8 9 (2.60%) Confluence
9 7 (2.02%) IIS
9 7 (2.02%) Jetty
9 7 (2.02%) Mongrel
10 3 (0.87%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.87%) JBoss
11 2 (0.58%) CloudStack
11 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.58%) Tornado
Applications
1 5 (1.45%) HipChat
2 4 (1.16%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.29%) Gephi
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 234 (67.63%) Amazon AWS
2 117 (33.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (9.54%) AWS CloudFormation
4 26 (7.51%) Google App Engine
5 18 (5.20%) IaaS
6 17 (4.91%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (4.34%) Amazon S3
8 11 (3.18%) Google Analytics
8 11 (3.18%) PaaS
9 10 (2.89%) GitHub
10 9 (2.60%) Amazon EMR
10 9 (2.60%) Amazon Kinesis
11 7 (2.02%) Serverless
12 6 (1.73%) Google Compute Engine
12 6 (1.73%) Google Container Engine
12 6 (1.73%) Trello
13 5 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (1.45%) Google Tag Manager
14 3 (0.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 3 (0.87%) Dialogflow
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.62%) DNS
2 13 (3.76%) DHCP
2 13 (3.76%) TCP/IP
3 11 (3.18%) HTTP
4 8 (2.31%) Firewall
4 8 (2.31%) FTP
4 8 (2.31%) IPsec
5 7 (2.02%) SSL
5 7 (2.02%) VPN
6 6 (1.73%) Internet
7 4 (1.16%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.87%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.87%) LAN
8 3 (0.87%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (0.87%) WAN
9 2 (0.58%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.29%) BGP
10 1 (0.29%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (21.39%) Big Data
2 66 (19.08%) BigQuery
3 46 (13.29%) NoSQL
4 45 (13.01%) Hadoop
5 34 (9.83%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (8.96%) Apache Hive
7 27 (7.80%) PostgreSQL
8 25 (7.23%) MySQL
9 21 (6.07%) HBase
10 20 (5.78%) Relational Database
11 18 (5.20%) MongoDB
12 17 (4.91%) Amazon Redshift
12 17 (4.91%) Bigtable
13 13 (3.76%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (3.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 11 (3.18%) Flink
15 10 (2.89%) Amazon RDS
15 10 (2.89%) RDBMS
16 8 (2.31%) Data Mining
16 8 (2.31%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 66 (19.08%) Jenkins
2 41 (11.85%) Git (software)
3 16 (4.62%) webpack
4 15 (4.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 14 (4.05%) JIRA
6 13 (3.76%) GitLab
7 10 (2.89%) Babel
7 10 (2.89%) Sonatype Nexus
8 9 (2.60%) Grunt
8 9 (2.60%) Selenium
8 9 (2.60%) Travis CI
9 8 (2.31%) gulp
10 7 (2.02%) Maven
10 7 (2.02%) RSpec
11 6 (1.73%) Capybara
11 6 (1.73%) Vagrant
12 5 (1.45%) Bitbucket
12 5 (1.45%) TeamCity
13 4 (1.16%) Cucumber
13 4 (1.16%) Mocha
General
1 41 (11.85%) Finance
2 30 (8.67%) Banking
3 18 (5.20%) Retail
4 17 (4.91%) Marketing
5 8 (2.31%) Games
5 8 (2.31%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.31%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.16%) Advertising
6 4 (1.16%) Billing
6 4 (1.16%) Russian Language
7 3 (0.87%) Electronics
7 3 (0.87%) Italian Language
7 3 (0.87%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.87%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.58%) Legal
8 2 (0.58%) Publishing
9 1 (0.29%) Back Office
9 1 (0.29%) Law
9 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (27.17%) Developer
2 68 (19.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 45 (13.01%) Architect
4 39 (11.27%) Data Engineer
5 33 (9.54%) Java Developer
6 31 (8.96%) AWS Engineer
7 28 (8.09%) AWS DevOps
7 28 (8.09%) Cloud Architect
8 24 (6.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 22 (6.36%) Data Scientist
9 22 (6.36%) Senior Developer
10 21 (6.07%) Data Architect
11 19 (5.49%) Consultant
12 18 (5.20%) Cloud Developer
13 17 (4.91%) Big Data Engineer
13 17 (4.91%) Cloud Engineer
13 17 (4.91%) Full Stack Developer
14 14 (4.05%) Analyst
15 13 (3.76%) Java Engineer
16 12 (3.47%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (17.63%) Web Services
2 54 (15.61%) Node.js
3 36 (10.40%) React
4 28 (8.09%) AngularJS
4 28 (8.09%) Kafka
5 24 (6.94%) CSS
6 23 (6.65%) .NET
6 23 (6.65%) REST
7 22 (6.36%) RESTful
8 20 (5.78%) JSON
9 17 (4.91%) HTML
10 16 (4.62%) HTML5
10 16 (4.62%) Sass
11 15 (4.34%) J2EE
11 15 (4.34%) Swagger
11 15 (4.34%) XML
12 12 (3.47%) Elastic Stack
12 12 (3.47%) Redux
13 11 (3.18%) Vue (Vue.js)
14 10 (2.89%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.91%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (4.62%) Public Cloud
4 15 (4.34%) Algorithms
5 6 (1.73%) Animation
6 5 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.45%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.45%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.16%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.16%) Fintech
7 4 (1.16%) New Media
7 4 (1.16%) Online Games
7 4 (1.16%) User Experience
8 3 (0.87%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.87%) PKI
8 3 (0.87%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.58%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.58%) Music Streaming
Operating Systems
1 67 (19.36%) Linux
2 17 (4.91%) Windows
3 16 (4.62%) Windows Server
4 15 (4.34%) Unix
5 11 (3.18%) Debian
5 11 (3.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.02%) CentOS
8 6 (1.73%) DC/OS
8 6 (1.73%) Solaris
9 4 (1.16%) Android
9 4 (1.16%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.87%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.58%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.58%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.29%) AIX
12 1 (0.29%) Mesosphere
12 1 (0.29%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (37.86%) DevOps
2 121 (34.97%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (18.50%) Analytics
4 47 (13.58%) TDD
5 42 (12.14%) Microservices
6 40 (11.56%) Business Intelligence
7 39 (11.27%) Software Engineering
8 37 (10.69%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (10.69%) Machine Learning
9 35 (10.12%) ETL
10 32 (9.25%) Configuration Management
11 28 (8.09%) Open Source
12 27 (7.80%) BDD
13 23 (6.65%) Continuous Delivery
14 22 (6.36%) Mentoring
15 21 (6.07%) Scrum
16 18 (5.20%) Migration
17 15 (4.34%) Continuous Deployment
17 15 (4.34%) Data Modelling
17 15 (4.34%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 153 (44.22%) Python
2 112 (32.37%) Java
3 77 (22.25%) SQL
4 65 (18.79%) JavaScript
5 32 (9.25%) Ruby
6 30 (8.67%) Go
7 29 (8.38%) Scala
8 27 (7.80%) Bash Shell
9 17 (4.91%) Perl
9 17 (4.91%) R
10 12 (3.47%) ES6
10 12 (3.47%) TypeScript
11 11 (3.18%) C#
12 9 (2.60%) PHP
13 7 (2.02%) C
14 5 (1.45%) Groovy
15 4 (1.16%) C++
15 4 (1.16%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.87%) Erlang
16 3 (0.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (4.62%) Degree
2 9 (2.60%) PhD
2 9 (2.60%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.58%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.58%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.29%) CEH
5 1 (0.29%) CISA
5 1 (0.29%) CISM
5 1 (0.29%) CISSP
5 1 (0.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.29%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.29%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.29%) MCSA
5 1 (0.29%) MCSE
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.29%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (19.94%) GCP
2 10 (2.89%) QA
3 7 (2.02%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.58%) GDPR
5 1 (0.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 111 (32.08%) Docker
2 10 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.31%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.31%) Xen
4 4 (1.16%) vCloud
4 4 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.58%) Ceph
5 2 (0.58%) HDFS
5 2 (0.58%) XenApp
6 1 (0.29%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.29%) KVM
6 1 (0.29%) PowerDNS
6 1 (0.29%) Squid
6 1 (0.29%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 80 (23.12%) Ansible
2 61 (17.63%) Kubernetes
3 56 (16.18%) Terraform
4 51 (14.74%) Opscode Chef
4 51 (14.74%) Puppet
5 11 (3.18%) Packer
6 10 (2.89%) Mesos
7 8 (2.31%) Docker Swarm
7 8 (2.31%) Kibana
8 7 (2.02%) Rancher
9 6 (1.73%) HAProxy
9 6 (1.73%) Nagios
10 5 (1.45%) logstash
10 5 (1.45%) Salt
11 4 (1.16%) Consul
11 4 (1.16%) Oozie
11 4 (1.16%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.87%) Hadoop YARN
12 3 (0.87%) Prometheus
12 3 (0.87%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 280 (80.92%) Google
2 33 (9.54%) Microsoft
3 22 (6.36%) Tableau
4 21 (6.07%) Oracle
5 14 (4.05%) VMware
6 11 (3.18%) Kony
7 9 (2.60%) SaltStack
8 6 (1.73%) Atlassian
8 6 (1.73%) Talend
9 5 (1.45%) Hortonworks
10 4 (1.16%) Capita
10 4 (1.16%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.16%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.16%) Splunk
11 3 (0.87%) Adobe
11 3 (0.87%) CA Agile Central
11 3 (0.87%) IBM
11 3 (0.87%) SAP
11 3 (0.87%) Sybase
12 2 (0.58%) Tealium