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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google
Rank 129 128 111
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Contract jobs citing Google 7 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% 0.63% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £341
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £16.75 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+43.28% -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 Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1137 1117 989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.53% 40.22% 40.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 537 446
Average daily rate £350 £347 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 27 31
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.50 £23.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 July 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 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 2 £369 +75.59% 5
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Glasgow -1 1 £275 -33.33% 2
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Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (68.75%) Google Analytics
1 11 (68.75%) Analytics
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) User Experience
4 5 (31.25%) Social Media
4 5 (31.25%) SEO
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) CMS
4 5 (31.25%) Content Management
4 5 (31.25%) Android
5 4 (25.00%) Marketing
5 4 (25.00%) Degree
5 4 (25.00%) TDD
5 4 (25.00%) Adobe
5 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (18.75%) Tableau
6 3 (18.75%) Master Data Management
6 3 (18.75%) Axure RP
6 3 (18.75%) Time Management
6 3 (18.75%) Data Integration
6 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
6 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) ArcGIS

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (31.25%) CMS
2 4 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (18.75%) ArcGIS
4 2 (12.50%) JBoss
5 1 (6.25%) Smallworld
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (68.75%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
1 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (18.75%) Axure RP
2 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 2 (12.50%) Subversion
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 4 (25.00%) Marketing
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Content Editor
3 3 (18.75%) UX Designer
3 3 (18.75%) Designer
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Developer
4 2 (12.50%) GIS Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Android Developer
5 1 (6.25%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
1 2 (12.50%) J2EE
1 2 (12.50%) CSS
1 2 (12.50%) XML
1 2 (12.50%) Spring
1 2 (12.50%) Ajax
1 2 (12.50%) Java EE
1 2 (12.50%) KML
1 2 (12.50%) Google Maps API
1 2 (12.50%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) User Experience
2 5 (31.25%) Social Media
3 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (18.75%) Data Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (12.50%) GIS
5 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Android
2 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Analytics
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) SEO
3 5 (31.25%) Content Management
4 4 (25.00%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) Data Management
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
5 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (18.75%) Usability Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Time Management
5 3 (18.75%) Master Data Management
6 2 (12.50%) Android Development
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (12.50%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 2 (12.50%) Mobile Development
6 2 (12.50%) Software Architecture
6 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Adobe
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Tableau
3 1 (6.25%) Mapinfo
3 1 (6.25%) Omniture