Period
to 24 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for GCP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GCP over the 6 months to 24 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.

Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 130 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 - -
Contract jobs citing GCP 15 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.49% 0.037% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.66% 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 0
Manchester median daily rate £600 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
North West median daily rate £600 £525 -
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

GCP is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 322 244 392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.46% 9.06% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 166 200
Manchester median daily rate £425 £364 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.84% -3.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £275 £206 £250
90th Percentile £620 £563 £540
North West median daily rate £401 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.80% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 4
Manchester median hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.86% -56.79% +184.21%
10th Percentile £11.92 £11.45 £21.45
90th Percentile £31.50 £22.11 £46.58
North West median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +86.67% -60.00% +120.59%

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing GCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for GCP in Manchester

GCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GCP in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for GCP in Manchester

GCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GCP in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GCP in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing GCP 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 Manchester region with a requirement for GCP.

1 15 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 12 (80.00%) Kubernetes
2 12 (80.00%) Python
3 11 (73.33%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (66.67%) Big Data
4 10 (66.67%) Ansible
4 10 (66.67%) DevOps
5 9 (60.00%) Machine Learning
5 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (53.33%) Marketing
7 7 (46.67%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (46.67%) Programme Management
7 7 (46.67%) Electronics
7 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
7 7 (46.67%) Finance
7 7 (46.67%) Manufacturing
7 7 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (46.67%) SAP
7 7 (46.67%) Docker
7 7 (46.67%) Open Source
7 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
7 7 (46.67%) Google
7 7 (46.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (40.00%) Linux
8 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (40.00%) Go
8 6 (40.00%) Java
8 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development

GCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 15 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 11 (73.33%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (13.33%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (13.33%) Serverless
5 1 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
5 1 (6.67%) CloudFront
5 1 (6.67%) GitHub
5 1 (6.67%) IaaS
5 1 (6.67%) PaaS
5 1 (6.67%) Route 53
5 1 (6.67%) SaaS
5 1 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) git-flow
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 8 (53.33%) Marketing
2 7 (46.67%) Electronics
2 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Manufacturing
2 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 9 (60.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
2 9 (60.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
2 9 (60.00%) Software Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) AWS Software Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior DevOps
4 3 (20.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Node.js
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Native
3 1 (6.67%) Fintech
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Unix
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) DevOps
2 9 (60.00%) Machine Learning
2 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (46.67%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (46.67%) Open Source
3 7 (46.67%) Programme Management
3 7 (46.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) BDD
5 4 (26.67%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) Android Development
6 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
6 1 (6.67%) Microservices
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Python
2 6 (40.00%) Go
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) Scala
4 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (80.00%) Kubernetes
2 10 (66.67%) Ansible
3 2 (13.33%) Puppet
3 2 (13.33%) Terraform
4 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (6.67%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Google
1 7 (46.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Xamarin