Period
to 17 August 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Google over the 6 months to 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Google
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 92 83
Rank change year-on-year -16 -9 +20
Contract jobs citing Google 15 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.84% 0.68% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 1.92% 1.59% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 8
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £335 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.87% +67.50% -18.37%
10th Percentile £363 £287 £138
90th Percentile £443 £409 £259
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £200
% change year-on-year +6.25% +100.00% -37.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £32.50 £14.49 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +124.29% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £25.13 £20.37 £14.12
% change year-on-year +23.34% +44.24% -50.81%

Google is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Glasgow.

All Vendors
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 782 567 612
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 43.57% 42.73% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 284 308
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £216 £195 £206
90th Percentile £550 £525 £475
Scotland median daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 8
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.50 £14.49 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.83% +26.00% -58.93%
10th Percentile £10.44 £10.40 £9.25
90th Percentile £25.75 £28.20 £28.65
Scotland median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -40.00% -23.61% +125.00%

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Google as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Google in Glasgow

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in Glasgow

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Google in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Google also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Google.

1 9 (60.00%) Web Services
1 9 (60.00%) C#
1 9 (60.00%) Xcode
1 9 (60.00%) Objective-C
1 9 (60.00%) SQLite
1 9 (60.00%) Google Maps API
1 9 (60.00%) RESTful
1 9 (60.00%) Apple iOS
1 9 (60.00%) iOS SDK
1 9 (60.00%) iOS Development
1 9 (60.00%) Apple Swift
2 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (46.67%) Web Development
2 7 (46.67%) MySQL
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (33.33%) Apple
3 5 (33.33%) JSON
3 5 (33.33%) JIRA
3 5 (33.33%) Cocoa
3 5 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 5 (33.33%) Cocoa Touch
3 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 5 (33.33%) CocoaPods
4 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (20.00%) Google Tag Manager
5 3 (20.00%) Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) WordPress
5 3 (20.00%) Akamai
5 3 (20.00%) LAMP

Google
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) WordPress
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) CMS
2 2 (13.33%) Drupal
2 2 (13.33%) MODX
2 2 (13.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Adobe Analytics
1 3 (20.00%) Akamai
1 3 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (20.00%) Google Tag Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Google Analytics
2 2 (13.33%) Mailgun
2 2 (13.33%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQLite
2 7 (46.67%) MySQL
3 5 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Xcode
2 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
3 5 (33.33%) CocoaPods
3 5 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) iOS Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) Google Maps API
1 9 (60.00%) iOS SDK
1 9 (60.00%) RESTful
1 9 (60.00%) Web Services
2 5 (33.33%) Cocoa
2 5 (33.33%) Cocoa Touch
2 5 (33.33%) JSON
3 3 (20.00%) CSS
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (20.00%) LAMP
3 3 (20.00%) Spring
4 2 (13.33%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (13.33%) Node.js
5 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) iOS Development
2 7 (46.67%) Web Development
3 3 (20.00%) Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) Mobile Development
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (6.67%) Data Science
5 1 (6.67%) Machine Learning
5 1 (6.67%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Apple Swift
1 9 (60.00%) C#
1 9 (60.00%) Objective-C
2 3 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) Java 8
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) PHP
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Ansible
1 2 (13.33%) Fail2ban
1 2 (13.33%) HAProxy
1 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Apple
2 3 (20.00%) Adobe
3 2 (13.33%) Lets Encrypt
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle