The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google
Rank 81 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Google 3 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.20% - 0.88%
As % of the Vendors category 0.70% - 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.77 £17.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+63.33% -26.48%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
428 415 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.00% 33.09% 41.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 210 110
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £10.00 £42.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -76.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.00 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £80.10 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

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 31 March 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
2 4 (50.00%) JSON
2 4 (50.00%) Android
2 4 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (50.00%) Android Development
3 3 (37.50%) Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) REST
3 3 (37.50%) Mercurial
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) J2EE
4 2 (25.00%) JBoss
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Java EE
4 2 (25.00%) KML
4 2 (25.00%) Google Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Google Maps API
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Spring

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 2 (25.00%) JBoss
1 2 (25.00%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
2 3 (37.50%) Mercurial
2 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (12.50%) Xcode
3 1 (12.50%) Android Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Android Developer
3 2 (25.00%) GIS Developer
3 2 (25.00%) SEO Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) JSON
3 3 (37.50%) REST
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (37.50%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) Ajax
4 2 (25.00%) Java EE
4 2 (25.00%) J2EE
4 2 (25.00%) Leaflet
4 2 (25.00%) KML
4 2 (25.00%) Google Maps API
5 1 (12.50%) RESTful
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (12.50%) CSS3
5 1 (12.50%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (25.00%) GIS
3 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Android
1 4 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Android Development
2 3 (37.50%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
3 2 (25.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) SEO
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Apple