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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 74 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Google 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.25% 0.54% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% 1.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£210 £305 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
- +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £29.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
-45.08% +27.56%
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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
447 363 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.22% 32.94% 32.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 143 123
Average daily rate £400 £400 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £275 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 18
Average hourly rate £12.25 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.94% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.72 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £32.40 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Mercurial
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Phone
2 2 (66.67%) Android Development
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) COM
3 1 (33.33%) STL
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) POSIX
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) WinRT
3 1 (33.33%) GoogleTest

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) Mercurial
2 1 (33.33%) Valgrind
2 1 (33.33%) Gerrit
2 1 (33.33%) GoogleTest
2 1 (33.33%) CMake
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Android Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) WinRT
3 1 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (33.33%) COM
3 1 (33.33%) STL
3 1 (33.33%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Phone
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) Android Development
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Apple