Period
to 19 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 April 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 78 92 -
Rank change year-on-year +14 - -
Contract jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 24 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.58% 0.078% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.88% 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 0
Reading median daily rate £473 - -
Berkshire median daily rate £470 £409 -
% change year-on-year +14.98% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Reading with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 492 282 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 32.35% 21.86% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 183 99
Reading median daily rate £500 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £370 £321 £197
90th Percentile £638 £630 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
Reading median hourly rate £33.25 £18.11 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.65% +20.70% -31.03%
10th Percentile £20.34 £12.85 £11.56
90th Percentile £52.50 £22.41 £16.34
Berkshire median hourly rate £36.25 £18.11 £15.00
% change year-on-year +100.17% +20.73% -37.50%

Google Cloud Platform
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Google Cloud Platform as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Google Cloud Platform in Reading

Google Cloud Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Google Cloud Platform in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for Google Cloud Platform in Reading

Google Cloud Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google Cloud Platform in Reading over the 6 months to 19 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google Cloud Platform in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 Reading region with a requirement for Google Cloud Platform.

1 23 (95.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (70.83%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (66.67%) Linux
3 16 (66.67%) Google
4 15 (62.50%) Ansible
4 15 (62.50%) DevOps
5 14 (58.33%) Kubernetes
6 13 (54.17%) Docker
7 12 (50.00%) Python
8 8 (33.33%) OpenShift
8 8 (33.33%) Terraform
9 7 (29.17%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (29.17%) Windows
9 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
9 7 (29.17%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
10 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
10 6 (25.00%) PaaS
10 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
10 6 (25.00%) TDD
10 6 (25.00%) Analytics
10 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
10 6 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (20.83%) IaaS
11 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 5 (20.83%) Ruby
11 5 (20.83%) C
11 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell

Google Cloud Platform
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (8.33%) Apache Spark
1 2 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 23 (95.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (70.83%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (33.33%) OpenShift
4 7 (29.17%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (25.00%) PaaS
6 5 (20.83%) IaaS
7 2 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (8.33%) Datadog
7 2 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) H.323
1 4 (16.67%) Skype
2 2 (8.33%) HTTP
3 1 (4.17%) 5G
3 1 (4.17%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Big Data
1 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (12.50%) GitLab
3 2 (8.33%) Vagrant
4 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Azure DevOps
2 6 (25.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Account Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (4.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Account Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (16.67%) Kafka
2 4 (16.67%) WebRTC
3 3 (12.50%) REST
3 3 (12.50%) Web Services
4 2 (8.33%) .NET
4 2 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (8.33%) Express
4 2 (8.33%) Node.js
4 2 (8.33%) NumPy
4 2 (8.33%) Pandas
4 2 (8.33%) React
5 1 (4.17%) gRPC
5 1 (4.17%) Protocol Buffers
5 1 (4.17%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (8.33%) Linked Data
2 2 (8.33%) Semantic Web
3 1 (4.17%) Cloud Native
3 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (16.67%) Android
4 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) DevOps
2 6 (25.00%) Analytics
2 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (25.00%) TDD
3 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) Android Development
4 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 4 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (16.67%) High Availability
4 4 (16.67%) iOS Development
4 4 (16.67%) OO
4 4 (16.67%) OOP
4 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 4 (16.67%) Web Development
5 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.33%) B2B
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Python
2 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
4 5 (20.83%) C
4 5 (20.83%) Ruby
5 4 (16.67%) C#
5 4 (16.67%) TypeScript
6 3 (12.50%) Java
7 1 (4.17%) Go
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) Docker
2 7 (29.17%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.33%) LXC
3 2 (8.33%) VirtualBox
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (62.50%) Ansible
2 14 (58.33%) Kubernetes
3 8 (33.33%) Terraform
4 5 (20.83%) Puppet
5 4 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (8.33%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (8.33%) Packer
6 2 (8.33%) Salt
7 1 (4.17%) confd
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Google
2 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) New Relic
4 2 (8.33%) SaltStack
4 2 (8.33%) Splunk
4 2 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco