Period
to 20 April 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 20 April 2019 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 143 173 141
Rank change year-on-year +30 -32 +33
Contract jobs citing Google 41 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.91% 0.52% 0.66%
As % of the Vendors category 2.48% 1.41% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 7
Scotland median daily rate £356 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +46.15% +62.50%
10th Percentile £219 £403 £134
90th Percentile £475 £588 £347
UK median daily rate £513 £475 £405
% change year-on-year +7.89% +17.28% +1.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Scotland median hourly rate £17.90 - £13.75
UK median hourly rate £16.43 £24.05 £15.64
% change year-on-year -31.70% +53.76% -5.21%

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 Scotland.

All Vendors
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,655 1,842 1,608
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 36.68% 36.92% 44.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 1,106 873
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £213 £209 £200
90th Percentile £563 £535 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 37 48
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £16.76 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.42% -12.94% -46.53%
10th Percentile £11.80 £10.50 £11.32
90th Percentile £31.83 £45.50 £52.17
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94% -10.53%

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Google in Scotland

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in Scotland

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google in Scotland

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Google in Scotland

Google
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +9 19 £406 -4.41% 3
Edinburgh +14 18 £275 -45.00% 3
Moray -2 1 £275 -
Google
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 2019, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Google.

1 23 (56.10%) Analytics
2 20 (48.78%) Google Analytics
3 15 (36.59%) Web Services
4 13 (31.71%) C#
5 12 (29.27%) JSON
6 11 (26.83%) Git (software)
6 11 (26.83%) REST
7 10 (24.39%) Apple
8 9 (21.95%) SQL
8 9 (21.95%) Objective-C
8 9 (21.95%) SQLite
8 9 (21.95%) Google Maps API
8 9 (21.95%) Banking
8 9 (21.95%) Apple iOS
8 9 (21.95%) iOS SDK
8 9 (21.95%) iOS Development
8 9 (21.95%) Apple Swift
8 9 (21.95%) CocoaPods
9 8 (19.51%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (19.51%) XML
10 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
10 7 (17.07%) Cocoa
10 7 (17.07%) JIRA
10 7 (17.07%) Mobile App
10 7 (17.07%) Mobile Development
11 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (14.63%) Android
11 6 (14.63%) Usability Testing

Google
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 6 (14.63%) CMS
2 2 (4.88%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.88%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Eloqua
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 20 (48.78%) Google Analytics
2 8 (19.51%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (12.20%) Firebase
5 3 (7.32%) Google Pay
5 3 (7.32%) Samsung Pay
6 2 (4.88%) Datadog
7 1 (2.44%) AdWords
7 1 (2.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (2.44%) IaaS
7 1 (2.44%) Office 365
7 1 (2.44%) OpenShift
7 1 (2.44%) PaaS
7 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Bluetooth
1 3 (7.32%) NFC
2 2 (4.88%) DHCP
2 2 (4.88%) DNS
3 1 (2.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) SQLite
2 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.88%) Apache Hive
4 2 (4.88%) Big Data
4 2 (4.88%) BigQuery
4 2 (4.88%) Bigtable
4 2 (4.88%) Data Lake
4 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) Git (software)
2 9 (21.95%) CocoaPods
3 7 (17.07%) JIRA
4 6 (14.63%) Xcode
5 5 (12.20%) Eclipse
6 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
7 3 (7.32%) Android Studio
7 3 (7.32%) Bitbucket
8 2 (4.88%) Maven
8 2 (4.88%) Subversion
9 1 (2.44%) Artifactory
9 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (2.44%) CF BOSH
9 1 (2.44%) IBM UrbanCode
9 1 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (2.44%) Selenium
9 1 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (2.44%) Travis CI
9 1 (2.44%) Vagrant
9 1 (2.44%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (21.95%) Banking
2 6 (14.63%) Finance
3 4 (9.76%) Investment Banking
3 4 (9.76%) Publishing
4 3 (7.32%) Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Developer
2 9 (21.95%) iOS Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Content Designer
3 7 (17.07%) Designer
4 4 (9.76%) .NET Developer
4 4 (9.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (9.76%) C# Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Android Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Architect
6 2 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Hadoop Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Android Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.88%) User Researcher
7 1 (2.44%) Active Directory Support
7 1 (2.44%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Data Business Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (36.59%) Web Services
2 12 (29.27%) JSON
3 11 (26.83%) REST
4 9 (21.95%) Google Maps API
4 9 (21.95%) iOS SDK
5 8 (19.51%) XML
6 7 (17.07%) Cocoa
7 5 (12.20%) .NET
7 5 (12.20%) SOAP
8 4 (9.76%) Cocoa Touch
8 4 (9.76%) RESTful
9 3 (7.32%) Android SDK
9 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
10 2 (4.88%) .NET Core
10 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (2.44%) Elastic Stack
11 1 (2.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Mobile App
2 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.32%) Digital Wallet
3 3 (7.32%) Smartphone
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.88%) User Experience
5 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.44%) Replication
5 1 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.44%) Social Media
5 1 (2.44%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Apple iOS
2 6 (14.63%) Android
3 4 (9.76%) Windows
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.88%) Linux
5 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
5 2 (4.88%) Unix
5 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.44%) CentOS
6 1 (2.44%) DC/OS
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Analytics
2 9 (21.95%) iOS Development
3 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.07%) Mobile Development
5 6 (14.63%) MVC
5 6 (14.63%) SEO
5 6 (14.63%) Usability Testing
6 5 (12.20%) Information Architecture
6 5 (12.20%) TDD
6 5 (12.20%) Unit Testing
6 5 (12.20%) Web Development
7 4 (9.76%) Content Management
7 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.76%) Open Source
7 4 (9.76%) Workflow
8 3 (7.32%) DevOps
8 3 (7.32%) Kanban
8 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.32%) MVVM
8 3 (7.32%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) C#
2 9 (21.95%) Apple Swift
2 9 (21.95%) Objective-C
2 9 (21.95%) SQL
3 6 (14.63%) Java
4 5 (12.20%) Python
5 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.44%) PMO
1 1 (2.44%) QA
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.88%) Docker
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.44%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.88%) Ansible
2 2 (4.88%) Oozie
2 2 (4.88%) Puppet
3 1 (2.44%) Control-M
3 1 (2.44%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (2.44%) Nagios
3 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.44%) Packer
3 1 (2.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Apple
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) Samsung
4 2 (4.88%) Ab Initio
4 2 (4.88%) Cloudera
4 2 (4.88%) New Relic
4 2 (4.88%) Sitecore
4 2 (4.88%) Splunk
4 2 (4.88%) VMware
5 1 (2.44%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.44%) Citrix
5 1 (2.44%) Facebook
5 1 (2.44%) IBM
5 1 (2.44%) Micro Focus
5 1 (2.44%) Twitter
5 1 (2.44%) Xamarin