The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google
Rank 124 121 105
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Contract jobs citing Google 12 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.37% 0.37% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 1.03% 0.84% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Average daily rate
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£363 £394 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.93% +29.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.43 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £15.85 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+79.81% -46.27%
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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 Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1169 1192 985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.64% 43.52% 40.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 593 483
Average daily rate £354 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 26 23
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.95 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £38.80 £30.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

Google
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Google Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Google
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Google Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Google
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Google across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Google Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Google
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Google across the Scotland region.

Google Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Google
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -12 5 £363 +72.61% 4
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Glasgow -3 1 £275 -33.33% 6
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 £363 -
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Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 12 (66.67%) Google Analytics
1 12 (66.67%) Analytics
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) User Experience
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) Android
4 5 (27.78%) Degree
4 5 (27.78%) Apple iOS
5 4 (22.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (22.22%) Social Media
5 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (22.22%) Marketing
5 4 (22.22%) CMS
5 4 (22.22%) Content Management
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (22.22%) Adobe
5 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
5 4 (22.22%) SEO
5 4 (22.22%) Finance
6 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 3 (16.67%) C#
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 3 (16.67%) Data Management
6 3 (16.67%) Scrum
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (22.22%) CMS
1 4 (22.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (11.11%) nginx
2 2 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) ArcGIS
3 1 (5.56%) Smallworld
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
2 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (66.67%) Google Analytics
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Google Compute Engine
2 2 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) HTTP
1 2 (11.11%) SSL
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
1 2 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (5.56%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (16.67%) Axure RP
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) Xcode
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
1 4 (22.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Content Editor
3 3 (16.67%) UX Designer
3 3 (16.67%) Designer
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Programmer
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) iOS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Android Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) OAuth
1 2 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) User Experience
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Social Media
3 3 (16.67%) Data Integration
4 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Android
1 5 (27.78%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Analytics
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Content Management
3 4 (22.22%) SEO
4 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (16.67%) Usability Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) Master Data Management
4 3 (16.67%) Time Management
4 3 (16.67%) Data Management
5 2 (11.11%) Android Development
5 2 (11.11%) iOS Development
5 2 (11.11%) Mobile Development
5 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) OOP
5 2 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C#
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) Objective-C
3 1 (5.56%) Apple Swift
3 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.56%) VBA
3 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Varnish
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Adobe
3 3 (16.67%) Tableau
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Mapinfo