Period
to 4 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 4 June 2020 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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 49 83 97
Rank change year-on-year +34 +14 +8
Contract jobs citing GCP 11 2 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.25% 0.23% 0.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.64% 0.67% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Median daily rate £588 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.88% -20.00% +29.87%
10th Percentile £504 £400 £483
90th Percentile £684 £400 £518
North East median daily rate £588 £400 £500
% change year-on-year +46.88% -20.00% +19.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
North East median hourly rate £35.00 - -

GCP 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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 195 299 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 39.88% 33.75% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 218 135
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £163 £282
90th Percentile £631 £561 £638
North East median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.75 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.92% +117.50% -70.09%
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £15.20
% change year-on-year +118.75% +5.26% -47.59%

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing GCP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for GCP in Tyne and Wear

GCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing GCP in Tyne and Wear.

Daily rate trend for GCP in Tyne and Wear

GCP
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing GCP in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for GCP in Tyne and Wear

GCP
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GCP within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 4 June 2020. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +34 9 £525 +31.25% 5
Sunderland - 1 £650 -
GCP
North East

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for GCP.

1 11 (100.00%) AWS
2 10 (90.91%) DevOps
3 9 (81.82%) Azure
3 9 (81.82%) Java
4 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (72.73%) Kubernetes
4 8 (72.73%) Docker
5 7 (63.64%) React
5 7 (63.64%) Spring
6 6 (54.55%) Google
6 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
6 6 (54.55%) Migration
6 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
6 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
6 6 (54.55%) iPad
6 6 (54.55%) NoSQL
6 6 (54.55%) OpenShift
7 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
7 5 (45.45%) BDD
7 5 (45.45%) Microservices
7 5 (45.45%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (45.45%) SOLID
7 5 (45.45%) Performance Testing
7 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing
7 5 (45.45%) Domain-Driven Design
7 5 (45.45%) TDD
8 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
8 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
8 4 (36.36%) JavaScript

GCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (18.18%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) Jetty
2 1 (9.09%) Mongrel
2 1 (9.09%) nginx
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 11 (100.00%) AWS
2 9 (81.82%) Azure
3 6 (54.55%) OpenShift
4 2 (18.18%) Amazon EKS
4 2 (18.18%) Amazon S3
5 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (9.09%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (9.09%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (9.09%) Amazon SageMaker
5 1 (9.09%) Apigee
5 1 (9.09%) GitHub
5 1 (9.09%) Google App Engine
5 1 (9.09%) IaaS
5 1 (9.09%) PaaS
5 1 (9.09%) SaaS
5 1 (9.09%) Trello
5 1 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) FTP
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) IPsec
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) NoSQL
2 2 (18.18%) SAP HANA
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon Athena
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (9.09%) Big Data
3 1 (9.09%) BigQuery
3 1 (9.09%) Data Lake
3 1 (9.09%) Data Mart
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) Flink
3 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 4 (36.36%) gulp
2 4 (36.36%) Mocha
2 4 (36.36%) Travis CI
2 4 (36.36%) webpack
3 3 (27.27%) CircleCI
3 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
4 1 (9.09%) Artifactory
4 1 (9.09%) GitLab
4 1 (9.09%) GoCD
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
1 1 (9.09%) Automotive
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Java Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps Specialist
3 3 (27.27%) Engineering Specialist
3 3 (27.27%) Kubernetes Specialist
3 3 (27.27%) Lead DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Core Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Data Architect
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) React
1 7 (63.64%) Spring
2 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) Jest
2 4 (36.36%) Node.js
2 4 (36.36%) REST
2 4 (36.36%) SOAP
2 4 (36.36%) Vue.js
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) Akka
4 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE
4 1 (9.09%) React Native
4 1 (9.09%) RESTful
4 1 (9.09%) Servlets
4 1 (9.09%) Spring Boot
4 1 (9.09%) Vert.x
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) iPad
2 3 (27.27%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (18.18%) Public Cloud
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Native
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) DevOps
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
3 6 (54.55%) Migration
3 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
4 5 (45.45%) BDD
4 5 (45.45%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (45.45%) Domain-Driven Design
4 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Microservices
4 5 (45.45%) Performance Testing
4 5 (45.45%) SOLID
4 5 (45.45%) TDD
5 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
5 4 (36.36%) CQRS
5 4 (36.36%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 4 (36.36%) Interaction Design
5 4 (36.36%) Open Source
5 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) ES6
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) TypeScript
3 3 (27.27%) Groovy
3 3 (27.27%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Docker
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) Kubernetes
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Google
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle