The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 62 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Google 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.14% - 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% - 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £208
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+47.54% -7.57%
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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 Glasgow region.

Vendors Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
270 270 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 37.04% 44.12% 44.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 123 178
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 10
Average hourly rate £15.77 £9.50 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.00% -39.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £9.25 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.31 £11.96 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Google
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Google Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Google
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Google Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 10 (71.43%) SQL
1 10 (71.43%) XML
1 10 (71.43%) TDD
2 9 (64.29%) Finance
3 8 (57.14%) C++
3 8 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 8 (57.14%) Visual Studio
3 8 (57.14%) STL
3 8 (57.14%) Automated Testing
3 8 (57.14%) FIX Protocol
3 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (57.14%) CppUnit
3 8 (57.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 8 (57.14%) GoogleTest
4 6 (42.86%) ATL
4 6 (42.86%) COM+
4 6 (42.86%) DCOM
4 6 (42.86%) RDBMS
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
5 4 (28.57%) HTTP
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) Banking
5 4 (28.57%) Google Analytics
5 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Multithreading
5 4 (28.57%) Analytics
5 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
6 3 (21.43%) Web Services

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 2 (14.29%) JBoss
1 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
1 2 (14.29%) WebLogic Integration
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Process Server
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 2 (14.29%) GlassFish
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Google Analytics
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (42.86%) RDBMS
2 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Visual Studio
1 8 (57.14%) CppUnit
1 8 (57.14%) GoogleTest
2 1 (7.14%) CodeRush
2 1 (7.14%) ReSharper
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Lead Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C++ Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Team Leader
5 2 (14.29%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior C++ Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C++ Team Leader
6 1 (7.14%) C++ Applications Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) XML
2 8 (57.14%) FIX Protocol
2 8 (57.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 8 (57.14%) STL
3 6 (42.86%) ATL
3 6 (42.86%) COM+
3 6 (42.86%) DCOM
4 3 (21.43%) Web Services
5 2 (14.29%) Struts
5 2 (14.29%) EJB
5 2 (14.29%) CSS
5 2 (14.29%) JSP
5 2 (14.29%) Servlets
5 2 (14.29%) SOAP
5 2 (14.29%) JMS
5 2 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (14.29%) Middleware
5 2 (14.29%) OLE DB
5 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 2 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
1 2 (14.29%) DataPower
1 2 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) TDD
2 8 (57.14%) Automated Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Multithreading
4 4 (28.57%) Analytics
4 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) AOP
6 2 (14.29%) BPEL
6 2 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (14.29%) BDD
6 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 2 (14.29%) MVC
6 2 (14.29%) UML
6 2 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (14.29%) OO
6 2 (14.29%) SOA
7 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) T-SQL
2 8 (57.14%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.14%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Yahoo!
2 2 (14.29%) Kony
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) IBM