Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 21 July 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.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 546 683 726
Rank change year-on-year +137 +43 +96
Contract jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 303 219 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.32% 2.09% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 145 111
UK median daily rate £463 £463 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +32.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £275 £375 £225
90th Percentile £618 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £415 £300
% change year-on-year -2.41% +38.33% -22.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 1
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £26.13 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.23% +18.78% -
10th Percentile £24.75 £25.07 £21.00
90th Percentile £38.80 £28.40 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 - -

Google Cloud Platform 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 13062 10478 6532
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.62% 9.52% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8929 7302 4239
UK median daily rate £455 £450 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.11% +11.11% +1.25%
10th Percentile £270 £288 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 166 161
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.56% +32.35%
10th Percentile £10.96 £11.66 £11.25
90th Percentile £60.40 £46.94 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -20.00% +33.33%

Google Cloud Platform
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Google Cloud Platform in the UK

Google Cloud Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google Cloud Platform in the UK

Google Cloud Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google Cloud Platform over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google Cloud Platform in the UK

Google Cloud Platform
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Google Cloud Platform in the UK

Google Cloud Platform
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google Cloud Platform over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Google Cloud Platform in the UK

Google Cloud Platform
Top 14 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. 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
England +132 295 £463 -2.12% 93
London +23 154 £510 +7.37% 60
UK excluding London +130 143 £405 -2.41% 39
South East +59 42 £405 +1.25% 11
South West +30 31 £413 -5.71% 4
North of England +66 27 £550 +3.19% 11
West Midlands +43 25 £300 -27.71% 2
Midlands +32 25 £300 -27.71% 2
East of England +4 13 £469 +7.14% 5
North West +34 12 £550 +10.00% 4
Yorkshire +24 11 £430 -20.59% 5
North East +52 4 £418 -22.69% 2
Wales +1 3 £425 -2.86%
Scotland +39 2 - - 4

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, 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 with a requirement for Google Cloud Platform.

1 276 (91.09%) Google
2 178 (58.75%) Amazon AWS
3 125 (41.25%) Java
4 114 (37.62%) DevOps
5 96 (31.68%) Python
6 94 (31.02%) Linux
7 92 (30.36%) Microsoft Azure
8 88 (29.04%) Agile Software Development
9 76 (25.08%) Docker
10 75 (24.75%) Jenkins
11 63 (20.79%) Google App Engine
12 62 (20.46%) Puppet
13 60 (19.80%) JavaScript
14 55 (18.15%) Configuration Management
14 55 (18.15%) Continuous Integration
15 54 (17.82%) SQL
16 53 (17.49%) .NET
17 52 (17.16%) Web Services
18 48 (15.84%) Apache
18 48 (15.84%) Ansible
19 47 (15.51%) Open Source
20 45 (14.85%) Big Data
20 45 (14.85%) Kubernetes
21 42 (13.86%) BigQuery
21 42 (13.86%) HTML
21 42 (13.86%) Microsoft
22 41 (13.53%) Finance
22 41 (13.53%) Analytics
23 40 (13.20%) VMware
24 38 (12.54%) DNS

Google Cloud Platform
Co-occurring 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 48 (15.84%) Apache
2 34 (11.22%) IIS
3 30 (9.90%) nginx
4 29 (9.57%) WebSphere
5 28 (9.24%) Tomcat
6 27 (8.91%) Apache Spark
7 26 (8.58%) Jetty
7 26 (8.58%) Mongrel
8 16 (5.28%) OpenStack
9 10 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (2.97%) JBoss
11 8 (2.64%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (1.98%) Confluence
13 4 (1.32%) SharePoint
14 3 (0.99%) Apache Pig
14 3 (0.99%) DataSynapse
14 3 (0.99%) Oracle Coherence
14 3 (0.99%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.66%) Hubot
15 2 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (1.32%) HipChat
2 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.33%) Odoo
1 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.33%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 178 (58.75%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (30.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (20.79%) Google App Engine
4 33 (10.89%) Amazon EC2
5 31 (10.23%) Google Compute Engine
6 24 (7.92%) PaaS
7 20 (6.60%) IaaS
8 18 (5.94%) AWS CloudFormation
9 15 (4.95%) Google Analytics
10 14 (4.62%) Amazon S3
11 12 (3.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 10 (3.30%) OpenShift
13 9 (2.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 7 (2.31%) Amazon ELB
14 7 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
15 6 (1.98%) Amazon Kinesis
16 5 (1.65%) IBM Cloud
16 5 (1.65%) SaaS
17 4 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
17 4 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 38 (12.54%) DNS
2 30 (9.90%) HTTP
3 29 (9.57%) DHCP
4 27 (8.91%) IPsec
4 27 (8.91%) SSL
5 26 (8.58%) FTP
5 26 (8.58%) TCP/IP
6 14 (4.62%) Firewall
7 9 (2.97%) WAN
8 8 (2.64%) LAN
9 7 (2.31%) VPN
10 4 (1.32%) Internet
10 4 (1.32%) LDAP
10 4 (1.32%) Network Security
11 3 (0.99%) BGP
11 3 (0.99%) DSL
11 3 (0.99%) Software-Defined Networking
12 2 (0.66%) Broadband
12 2 (0.66%) Wireless
12 2 (0.66%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (14.85%) Big Data
2 42 (13.86%) BigQuery
3 34 (11.22%) Hadoop
4 31 (10.23%) SQL Server
5 26 (8.58%) MySQL
6 23 (7.59%) NoSQL
7 17 (5.61%) Relational Database
7 17 (5.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (4.62%) MongoDB
9 13 (4.29%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (3.96%) Apache Hive
11 9 (2.97%) Looker
12 8 (2.64%) Amazon Redshift
12 8 (2.64%) HBase
12 8 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (2.31%) RDBMS
14 6 (1.98%) Data Lake
15 5 (1.65%) Bigtable
15 5 (1.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 75 (24.75%) Jenkins
2 34 (11.22%) Git (software)
3 28 (9.24%) Travis CI
4 21 (6.93%) JIRA
5 15 (4.95%) Maven
6 9 (2.97%) Talend Open Studio
7 7 (2.31%) Vagrant
7 7 (2.31%) Visual Studio
8 6 (1.98%) Bitbucket
8 6 (1.98%) Subversion
8 6 (1.98%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.65%) GitLab
9 5 (1.65%) Hudson
9 5 (1.65%) JIRA Agile
9 5 (1.65%) SpecFlow
10 4 (1.32%) Gradle
10 4 (1.32%) Grunt
10 4 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (13.53%) Finance
2 27 (8.91%) Marketing
3 19 (6.27%) Banking
4 16 (5.28%) Retail
5 11 (3.63%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.97%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.64%) Electronics
8 7 (2.31%) French Language
9 6 (1.98%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.99%) Automotive
10 3 (0.99%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.99%) Front Office
10 3 (0.99%) Legal
11 2 (0.66%) Advertising
11 2 (0.66%) Games
11 2 (0.66%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 84 (27.72%) Developer
2 62 (20.46%) DevOps Engineer
3 40 (13.20%) Java Developer
4 35 (11.55%) Architect
5 21 (6.93%) Analyst
5 21 (6.93%) Consultant
6 19 (6.27%) .NET Developer
7 16 (5.28%) Cloud Architect
8 15 (4.95%) Cloud Engineer
9 13 (4.29%) Cloud Consultant
9 13 (4.29%) Data Engineer
10 12 (3.96%) Data Architect
10 12 (3.96%) Data Scientist
11 11 (3.63%) Technical Architect
12 10 (3.30%) AWS DevOps
12 10 (3.30%) AWS Engineer
12 10 (3.30%) Full Stack Developer
12 10 (3.30%) QA Analyst
13 8 (2.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 8 (2.64%) Big Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (17.49%) .NET
2 52 (17.16%) Web Services
3 42 (13.86%) HTML
4 38 (12.54%) AngularJS
5 37 (12.21%) Node.js
6 36 (11.88%) CSS
7 31 (10.23%) REST
8 29 (9.57%) J2EE
9 25 (8.25%) Servlets
10 19 (6.27%) HTML5
10 19 (6.27%) React
11 18 (5.94%) ASP.NET
12 15 (4.95%) CSS3
12 15 (4.95%) Elastic Stack
13 14 (4.62%) Middleware
14 13 (4.29%) Angular 2
14 13 (4.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (3.96%) Spring
16 11 (3.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 11 (3.63%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.60%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.95%) Algorithms
4 12 (3.96%) Public Cloud
5 10 (3.30%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (2.64%) User Experience
7 6 (1.98%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.98%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.65%) Fintech
9 4 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.99%) Clustering
10 3 (0.99%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.99%) NHS
11 2 (0.66%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.66%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.66%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.66%) PMI
11 2 (0.66%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.66%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 94 (31.02%) Linux
2 27 (8.91%) Windows
3 21 (6.93%) Unix
4 15 (4.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (2.64%) CentOS
5 8 (2.64%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.31%) Android
7 5 (1.65%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.32%) Solaris
9 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.33%) Debian
9 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (37.62%) DevOps
2 88 (29.04%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (18.15%) Configuration Management
3 55 (18.15%) Continuous Integration
4 47 (15.51%) Open Source
5 41 (13.53%) Analytics
6 36 (11.88%) Test Automation
7 33 (10.89%) Business Intelligence
8 29 (9.57%) TDD
9 21 (6.93%) MVC
10 19 (6.27%) ETL
10 19 (6.27%) SDLC
11 18 (5.94%) Continuous Delivery
11 18 (5.94%) Migration
12 17 (5.61%) Machine Learning
13 16 (5.28%) E-Commerce
14 14 (4.62%) Project Management
14 14 (4.62%) Scrum
15 13 (4.29%) Software Engineering
16 12 (3.96%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 125 (41.25%) Java
2 96 (31.68%) Python
3 60 (19.80%) JavaScript
4 54 (17.82%) SQL
5 30 (9.90%) Ruby
6 28 (9.24%) C#
7 24 (7.92%) Bash Shell
7 24 (7.92%) Scala
8 19 (6.27%) Go
9 14 (4.62%) C++
10 9 (2.97%) Perl
10 9 (2.97%) PHP
11 7 (2.31%) C
11 7 (2.31%) R
11 7 (2.31%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.98%) Apple Swift
12 6 (1.98%) Clojure
12 6 (1.98%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.65%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.32%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 16 (5.28%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.29%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.96%) Degree
4 6 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.65%) CISSP
5 5 (1.65%) PhD
6 4 (1.32%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.32%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.99%) CISA
7 3 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.99%) CISM
8 2 (0.66%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (0.66%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.66%) SANS
8 2 (0.66%) SSCP
9 1 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.33%) CRISC
9 1 (0.33%) MBA
9 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.59%) GCP
2 16 (5.28%) QA
3 3 (0.99%) SLA
4 2 (0.66%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.33%) COBIT
5 1 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.33%) MiFID
5 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 76 (25.08%) Docker
2 29 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (9.24%) Xen
4 9 (2.97%) Active Directory
5 8 (2.64%) HDFS
6 6 (1.98%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.65%) vSphere
8 4 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.99%) vCloud
9 3 (0.99%) XenServer
10 2 (0.66%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.66%) KVM
10 2 (0.66%) XenApp
11 1 (0.33%) Ceph
11 1 (0.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 62 (20.46%) Puppet
2 48 (15.84%) Ansible
3 45 (14.85%) Kubernetes
4 33 (10.89%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (8.25%) Terraform
6 11 (3.63%) Mesos
7 10 (3.30%) Docker Swarm
8 6 (1.98%) Packer
8 6 (1.98%) Prometheus
8 6 (1.98%) Salt
8 6 (1.98%) SCCM
9 5 (1.65%) Kibana
10 4 (1.32%) Nagios
10 4 (1.32%) Rancher
10 4 (1.32%) Rundeck
10 4 (1.32%) Tivoli
10 4 (1.32%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.99%) CloudForms
11 3 (0.99%) Consul
11 3 (0.99%) Marathon
Vendors
1 276 (91.09%) Google
2 42 (13.86%) Microsoft
3 40 (13.20%) VMware
4 24 (7.92%) Oracle
5 21 (6.93%) Tableau
6 18 (5.94%) IBM
7 12 (3.96%) Hortonworks
8 11 (3.63%) Red Hat
9 10 (3.30%) SAP
10 9 (2.97%) SaltStack
10 9 (2.97%) SnapLogic
10 9 (2.97%) Talend
11 7 (2.31%) Cloudera
12 6 (1.98%) HP
12 6 (1.98%) Splunk
13 5 (1.65%) Atlassian
13 5 (1.65%) Rackspace
14 4 (1.32%) TIBCO
15 3 (0.99%) EMC
15 3 (0.99%) WSO2
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