The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Edinburgh region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Google.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank - 55 67
Contract jobs citing Google 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.25% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.71% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.52 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.19% +6.15%
Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
444 283 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.18% 36.01% 33.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 103 176
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £194 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 9
Average hourly rate £32.00 £70.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +344.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Google
Scotland

Google
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Google across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Google Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Google
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Google across the Edinburgh region.

Google Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Google
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Google Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Google also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Google.

1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Struts
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Sun Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) JSF
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (50.00%) Google Maps API

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Google also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Google. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (50.00%) Facebook Platform
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Struts
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) JSF
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Facebook
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter