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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 68 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Google 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.80% 0.15% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.66% 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£413 - -
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 £15.85 £29.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
-46.27% +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 Glasgow region.

Vendors Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
421 275 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 48.39% 41.67% 40.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 143 164
Average daily rate £360 £330 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £165 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £447 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 14
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 £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 August 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 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 7 (100.00%) STL
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (100.00%) CppUnit
1 7 (100.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 7 (100.00%) GoogleTest
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) ATL
3 5 (71.43%) COM+
3 5 (71.43%) DCOM
4 4 (57.14%) HTTP
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
5 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
5 3 (42.86%) Banking
5 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
6 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 2 (28.57%) OLE DB
6 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
7 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
2 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 7 (100.00%) CppUnit
1 7 (100.00%) GoogleTest
2 1 (14.29%) CodeRush
2 1 (14.29%) ReSharper
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Lead Developer
3 3 (42.86%) C++ Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Team Leader
4 2 (28.57%) Development Team Leader
4 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (14.29%) C++ Team Leader
5 1 (14.29%) C++ Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) STL
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (71.43%) ATL
2 5 (71.43%) COM+
2 5 (71.43%) DCOM
3 2 (28.57%) OLE DB
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
4 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft