Quotas and limits

This document contains current request quotas for Cloud Talent Solution, as well as new quota changes that will take place after January 4, 2021.

Current quotas and limits: Until January 4, 2021

Request Limits

The current API usage limits for Cloud Talent Solution - Job Search are as follows (averaged over a 100s time interval and are subject to change):

Type of Limit Usage limit
Requests per 100 seconds for UserfacingGroup QPS (search, histogram and GET API calls) 500*
Requests per 100 seconds for PeriodicTaskGroup QPS (searchForAlerts API call) 10*
Requests per 100 seconds for defaultGroup QPS (indexing and List API calls) 500*
Requests per day Unlimited
Maximum number of companies at any time* 500,000*
Maximum number of open jobs at any given time* 500,000*

* Quotas are projected up to the specified caps. It doesn't guarantee the availability of the quotas displayed above. For more information on requesting additional quota, contact support.

Increasing Limits

To increase QPS limits associated with Job Search API Create, Update, and Delete (CUD) usage, customers can send a written request to the Cloud Talent Solution Support team. Requests are granted up to the limits defined below, subject to availability and the validation of customers' Job Search API integration by the Cloud Talent Solution Support Team.

Customers will be eligible for an increase in CUD QPS based on the table below:

Monthly Spend Tiers CUD Queries per 100 seconds limit
$ - $ 1,000 500
$ 1,001 $ 10,000 2000
$ 10,001 $ 50,000 10000
$ 50,001+ 20000

Cloud Talent Solution is committed to responding to QPS increase requests within 60 days of the initial request.

Quotas and limits after January 4, 2021

Request Limits

Job Search

The API usage limits for Cloud Talent Solution - Job Search will be as follows (averaged over a 100s time interval and are subject to change):

Type of Limit Usage limit
Requests per 60 seconds for UserfacingGroup QPS (search, histogram and GET API calls) 3000*
Requests per 60 seconds for PeriodicTaskGroup QPS (searchForAlerts API call) 4000*
Requests per 60 seconds for defaultGroup QPS (indexing and List API calls) 300*
Maximum number of jobs/companies at any time* 4,000,000*

* Quotas are projected up to the specified caps. It doesn't guarantee the availability of the quotas displayed above. For more information on requesting additional quota, contact support.

Increasing Limits

To increase quota limits associated with Job Search job/company create, updates, and deletes, or stored jobs/companies, submit quota increase requests from the Google Cloud Console Quotas page. Requests are granted up to the limits defined below, subject to availability and the validation of Cloud Talent Solution integration.

Cloud Talent Solution is committed to responding to quota increase requests within 5 business days.

Monthly Spend Tiers CUD Queries per 100 seconds limit
$ - $ 1,000 500
$ 1,001 $ 10,000 2000
$ 10,001 $ 50,000 10000
$ 50,001+ 20000

Field Limits

The Cloud Talent Solution has many types of fields and thus has variations in the number of characters that can be included in each field. Fields typically support between 160-10,000 characters, depending on the field. See more information in the description of each field in the reference documentation.

Expired jobs

Cloud Talent Solution stores a number of expired jobs in the system. By default, the retention period of these expired jobs is 60 days.

Sending Batch requests

Cloud Talent Solution allows you to batch up to 25 requests in a single call using the Google Cloud API batch functionality. Any batch call that includes more than 25 requests will be rejected/inconsistently processed. It is up to the API consumer to ensure that the maximum batch size does not exceed the limit specified.