The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Google App Engine skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Google App Engine over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google App Engine (GAE)
UK
Rank 549 598 614
Rank change year-on-year +49 +16  
Contract jobs citing Google App Engine 44 46 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.097% 0.086% 0.019%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.77% 1.10% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 33 5
Median daily rate £438 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £432 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £325
% change year-on-year -10.00% +53.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £27.65 £27.27 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.41% +23.93%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.00 - -

Google App Engine is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 5689 4198 2661
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.56% 7.89% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3973 2907 1705
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 76 96
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.55% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.94 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £47.47 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

Google App Engine
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Google App Engine as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Google App Engine in the UK

Google App Engine
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Google App Engine.

Contractor daily rate trend for Google App Engine in the UK

Google App Engine
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google App Engine over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google App Engine in the UK

Google App Engine
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Google App Engine.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Google App Engine in the UK

Google App Engine
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google App Engine over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Google App Engine in the UK

Google App Engine
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google App Engine within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +22 38 £420 -11.57% 6
South East +32 14 £405 +24.61% 1
Oxfordshire - 14 £405 - 1
Oxford - 12 £405 - 1
London +11 11 £325 -31.57% 4
Devon - 5 £550 -
Plymouth - 5 £550 -
South West - 5 £550 -
North West +29 4 £550 +10.00%
Manchester +16 4 £550 +10.00%
Salford - 4 £550 -
City of London +1 3 - -
Cardiff - 3 £425 -
South Wales - 3 £425 -
Wales - 3 £425 -
East of England 0 2 £575 +31.37% 1
Essex -6 2 £575 +31.37%
North East -10 2 £418 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 1 £385 -
Tyne and Wear -12 1 £385 -
Southend-on-Sea -24 1 £575 +31.42%
Durham - 1 £450 -

Google App Engine
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Google App Engine also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Google App Engine.

1 67 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 65 (97.01%) Google
3 59 (88.06%) Java
4 32 (47.76%) Amazon AWS
5 28 (41.79%) DevOps
6 27 (40.30%) Jenkins
6 27 (40.30%) Linux
7 26 (38.81%) Tomcat
7 26 (38.81%) Microsoft
7 26 (38.81%) WebSphere
7 26 (38.81%) Puppet
8 25 (37.31%) Open Source
8 25 (37.31%) nginx
8 25 (37.31%) Amazon EC2
8 25 (37.31%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (37.31%) Jetty
8 25 (37.31%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (37.31%) IPsec
8 25 (37.31%) VMware
8 25 (37.31%) DHCP
8 25 (37.31%) FTP
8 25 (37.31%) HTTP
8 25 (37.31%) TCP/IP
8 25 (37.31%) DNS
8 25 (37.31%) Configuration Management
8 25 (37.31%) J2EE
8 25 (37.31%) IIS
8 25 (37.31%) Servlets
8 25 (37.31%) Travis CI
8 25 (37.31%) Mongrel

Google App Engine
Top Related IT Skills 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 26 (38.81%) Tomcat
1 26 (38.81%) WebSphere
2 25 (37.31%) IIS
2 25 (37.31%) Jetty
2 25 (37.31%) Mongrel
2 25 (37.31%) nginx
3 24 (35.82%) Apache
4 8 (11.94%) JBoss
5 7 (10.45%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (5.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (2.99%) CMS
7 2 (2.99%) SAS
7 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (1.49%) Confluence
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 67 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 32 (47.76%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (37.31%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (19.40%) Google Compute Engine
5 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (4.48%) Amazon S3
6 3 (4.48%) IaaS
6 3 (4.48%) PaaS
7 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.99%) OpenShift
7 2 (2.99%) SaaS
8 1 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (1.49%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.49%) CloudBees
8 1 (1.49%) G Suite
8 1 (1.49%) GitHub
8 1 (1.49%) Heroku
8 1 (1.49%) Route 53
8 1 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (37.31%) DHCP
1 25 (37.31%) DNS
1 25 (37.31%) FTP
1 25 (37.31%) HTTP
1 25 (37.31%) IPsec
1 25 (37.31%) TCP/IP
2 23 (34.33%) SSL
3 3 (4.48%) DSL
4 2 (2.99%) Firewall
4 2 (2.99%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.99%) LAN
4 2 (2.99%) VoIP
4 2 (2.99%) VPN
4 2 (2.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.99%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (2.99%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.49%) Big Data
3 1 (1.49%) BigQuery
3 1 (1.49%) Datomic
3 1 (1.49%) DocumentDB
3 1 (1.49%) HBase
3 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (40.30%) Jenkins
2 25 (37.31%) Travis CI
3 9 (13.43%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.48%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.99%) JUnit
5 2 (2.99%) Selenium
5 2 (2.99%) Subversion
6 1 (1.49%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.49%) Ant
6 1 (1.49%) Capybara
6 1 (1.49%) Gradle
6 1 (1.49%) JIRA
6 1 (1.49%) Maven
6 1 (1.49%) Mocha
6 1 (1.49%) QUnit
6 1 (1.49%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (5.97%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Advertising
2 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (44.78%) Developer
2 21 (31.34%) Java Developer
3 11 (16.42%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Architect
5 5 (7.46%) Cloud Architect
5 5 (7.46%) Cloud Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Technical Architect
6 4 (5.97%) C++ Developer
6 4 (5.97%) C++/Java Developer
6 4 (5.97%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Python Developer
7 3 (4.48%) AWS Architect
7 3 (4.48%) Azure Architect
7 3 (4.48%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.99%) C++ Software Developer
8 2 (2.99%) DevOps Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (37.31%) J2EE
1 25 (37.31%) Servlets
2 24 (35.82%) .NET
3 20 (29.85%) REST
4 14 (20.90%) Web Services
5 6 (8.96%) AngularJS
5 6 (8.96%) Hibernate
5 6 (8.96%) Middleware
6 4 (5.97%) Node.js
6 4 (5.97%) Spring
7 3 (4.48%) HTML
7 3 (4.48%) JSON
7 3 (4.48%) OAuth
7 3 (4.48%) OAuth2
8 2 (2.99%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (2.99%) Ember.js
8 2 (2.99%) gRPC
8 2 (2.99%) OpenID
8 2 (2.99%) React
8 2 (2.99%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
1 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.99%) Algorithms
2 2 (2.99%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (40.30%) Linux
2 9 (13.43%) Unix
3 8 (11.94%) Windows
4 6 (8.96%) Android
4 6 (8.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.48%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.48%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.99%) AIX
6 2 (2.99%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.99%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.79%) DevOps
2 25 (37.31%) Configuration Management
2 25 (37.31%) Continuous Integration
2 25 (37.31%) Open Source
3 15 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.45%) Mentoring
5 6 (8.96%) Microservices
6 5 (7.46%) Scrum
6 5 (7.46%) Software Engineering
7 4 (5.97%) API Design
7 4 (5.97%) Benchmarking
7 4 (5.97%) Integration Testing
7 4 (5.97%) Workflow
8 3 (4.48%) API Development
8 3 (4.48%) User Stories
9 2 (2.99%) Coaching
9 2 (2.99%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (2.99%) High Availability
9 2 (2.99%) Software Delivery
9 2 (2.99%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 59 (88.06%) Java
2 12 (17.91%) JavaScript
2 12 (17.91%) Python
3 8 (11.94%) SQL
4 4 (5.97%) C++
5 2 (2.99%) Perl
5 2 (2.99%) Ruby
5 2 (2.99%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.49%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.49%) C
6 1 (1.49%) Google Apps Script
6 1 (1.49%) Groovy
6 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) CISSP
3 2 (2.99%) SANS
3 2 (2.99%) SSCP
4 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (37.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (35.82%) Xen
3 5 (7.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (38.81%) Puppet
2 4 (5.97%) Ansible
2 4 (5.97%) Kubernetes
2 4 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.48%) Kibana
3 3 (4.48%) Marathon
3 3 (4.48%) Mesos
3 3 (4.48%) Rundeck
3 3 (4.48%) Terraform
4 2 (2.99%) QRadar
5 1 (1.49%) Fluentd
5 1 (1.49%) Grafana
Vendors
1 65 (97.01%) Google
2 26 (38.81%) Microsoft
3 25 (37.31%) VMware
4 10 (14.93%) IBM
5 4 (5.97%) Oracle
6 3 (4.48%) Apple
7 2 (2.99%) HP
7 2 (2.99%) LogRhythm
7 2 (2.99%) Splunk
8 1 (1.49%) Apigee
8 1 (1.49%) CA
8 1 (1.49%) Capita
8 1 (1.49%) Telerik
8 1 (1.49%) WSO2
8 1 (1.49%) Xamarin
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