Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 85 87
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 +9
Contract jobs citing Google 26 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.53% 0.90% 0.089%
As % of the Vendors category 3.61% 2.19% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 0
Glasgow median daily rate £413 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% - -
Scotland median daily rate £398 £413 £295
% change year-on-year -3.52% +39.83% -18.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £25.13 £26.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year -4.29% +101.92% -59.91%

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 721 547 526
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 42.31% 41.25% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 268 248
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £218 £198 £220
90th Percentile £550 £525 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 17
Glasgow median hourly rate £15.75 £20.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.25% +81.82% -42.11%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £44.85 £33.75 £44.10
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -31.37% +34.21% +30.99%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in Glasgow over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 14 November 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 17 (65.38%) Web Services
2 16 (61.54%) C#
2 16 (61.54%) Xcode
2 16 (61.54%) Objective-C
2 16 (61.54%) SQLite
2 16 (61.54%) Google Maps API
2 16 (61.54%) RESTful
2 16 (61.54%) Apple iOS
2 16 (61.54%) iOS SDK
2 16 (61.54%) iOS Development
2 16 (61.54%) Apple Swift
3 14 (53.85%) Git (software)
4 11 (42.31%) JSON
5 10 (38.46%) JIRA
5 10 (38.46%) Web Development
5 10 (38.46%) Apple
5 10 (38.46%) CocoaPods
5 10 (38.46%) Mobile App
6 9 (34.62%) Cocoa
6 9 (34.62%) Cocoa Touch
6 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
6 9 (34.62%) MySQL
7 7 (26.92%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (26.92%) Mobile Development
8 6 (23.08%) NoSQL
9 5 (19.23%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (19.23%) Java
10 4 (15.38%) Spring
10 4 (15.38%) Analytics

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 (11.54%) WordPress
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
2 2 (7.69%) CMS
2 2 (7.69%) Drupal
2 2 (7.69%) MODX
2 2 (7.69%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (11.54%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (11.54%) Akamai
2 3 (11.54%) Google Analytics
2 3 (11.54%) Google Tag Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Mailgun
3 2 (7.69%) npm
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.85%) Datadog
4 1 (3.85%) Firebase
4 1 (3.85%) Google Pay
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.85%) Samsung Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) DNS
1 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) Bluetooth
2 1 (3.85%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) SQLite
2 9 (34.62%) MySQL
2 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
3 6 (23.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (61.54%) Xcode
2 14 (53.85%) Git (software)
3 10 (38.46%) CocoaPods
3 10 (38.46%) JIRA
4 1 (3.85%) Android Studio
4 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.85%) Travis CI
4 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (3.85%) Banking
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Developer
2 16 (61.54%) iOS Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Java Developer
5 3 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Android Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Java Android Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) Web Services
2 16 (61.54%) Google Maps API
2 16 (61.54%) iOS SDK
2 16 (61.54%) RESTful
3 11 (42.31%) JSON
4 9 (34.62%) Cocoa
4 9 (34.62%) Cocoa Touch
5 4 (15.38%) REST
5 4 (15.38%) Spring
6 3 (11.54%) CSS
6 3 (11.54%) HTML
6 3 (11.54%) LAMP
7 2 (7.69%) Android SDK
7 2 (7.69%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (7.69%) Node.js
7 2 (7.69%) XML
8 1 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Mobile App
2 7 (26.92%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (11.54%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (11.54%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Digital Wallet
4 1 (3.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Apple iOS
2 3 (11.54%) Android
2 3 (11.54%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Unix
4 1 (3.85%) CentOS
4 1 (3.85%) DC/OS
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.85%) Windows
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) iOS Development
2 10 (38.46%) Web Development
3 7 (26.92%) Mobile Development
4 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (15.38%) Analytics
6 3 (11.54%) Android Development
6 3 (11.54%) DevOps
6 3 (11.54%) Open Source
7 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
7 2 (7.69%) Microservices
7 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.85%) Benchmarking
8 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.85%) ETL
8 1 (3.85%) MVC
8 1 (3.85%) SDLC
8 1 (3.85%) TDD
8 1 (3.85%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) Apple Swift
1 16 (61.54%) C#
1 16 (61.54%) Objective-C
2 5 (19.23%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) Java 8
4 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.54%) PHP
4 3 (11.54%) SQL
5 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Postfix
2 1 (3.85%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.85%) VirtualBox
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Ansible
1 3 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (11.54%) Puppet
2 2 (7.69%) Fail2ban
2 2 (7.69%) HAProxy
3 1 (3.85%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.85%) Packer
3 1 (3.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Apple
2 3 (11.54%) Adobe
3 2 (7.69%) Lets Encrypt
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) New Relic
4 1 (3.85%) Samsung
4 1 (3.85%) Splunk
4 1 (3.85%) VMware