The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 Glasgow 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 66 63 61
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Google 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.74% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 1.70% 0.30% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £285
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +14.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £23.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.81% -33.92%
Vendors Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
353 331 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 43.42% 42.01% 38.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 137 153
Average daily rate £325 £350 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 15
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +52.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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 29 July 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 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) CppUnit
3 6 (66.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 6 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 6 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 6 (66.67%) C++
3 6 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 6 (66.67%) STL
3 6 (66.67%) XML
3 6 (66.67%) GoogleTest
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) Finance
5 4 (44.44%) HTTP
5 4 (44.44%) ATL
5 4 (44.44%) COM+
5 4 (44.44%) DCOM
6 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 3 (33.33%) Web Services
7 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
7 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
7 2 (22.22%) OLE DB
7 2 (22.22%) MVC
7 2 (22.22%) JSP
7 2 (22.22%) Struts
7 2 (22.22%) Java
7 2 (22.22%) JUnit

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (11.11%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 6 (66.67%) CppUnit
1 6 (66.67%) GoogleTest
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
2 2 (22.22%) Subversion
2 2 (22.22%) Maven
2 2 (22.22%) JUnit
3 1 (11.11%) ReSharper
3 1 (11.11%) Mockito
3 1 (11.11%) CodeRush
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Lead Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C++ Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
3 2 (22.22%) Development Team Leader
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior C++ Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Editor
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Web Content Editor
4 1 (11.11%) Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) STL
1 6 (66.67%) XML
1 6 (66.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (44.44%) ATL
2 4 (44.44%) COM+
2 4 (44.44%) DCOM
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) JSP
4 2 (22.22%) Struts
4 2 (22.22%) OLE DB
4 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
4 2 (22.22%) Spring
4 2 (22.22%) Tapestry
4 2 (22.22%) Ajax
4 2 (22.22%) Spring MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Spring Web Flow
4 2 (22.22%) GWT
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) TDD
1 6 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 6 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 6 (66.67%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe