Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 103 154 136
Rank change year-on-year +51 -18 +60
Contract jobs citing Google 69 53 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.67% 0.98% 1.07%
As % of the Vendors category 4.34% 2.58% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 23
Scotland median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% - +37.93%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £172
90th Percentile £550 £539 £600
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 11
Scotland median hourly rate £17.90 £25.13 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.76% +0.50% +78.57%
10th Percentile £14.91 £18.76 £14.49
90th Percentile £35.00 £32.19 £32.50
UK median hourly rate £31.50 £15.85 £27.16
% change year-on-year +98.74% -41.64% +50.89%

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 1,589 2,056 1,848
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 38.40% 38.20% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 872 1,106 1,002
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £206 £213 £210
90th Percentile £575 £538 £530
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.77% +4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 65 65
Scotland median hourly rate £17.90 £16.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.15% -35.00% -30.56%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.64 £11.28
90th Percentile £43.75 £35.00 £45.60
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

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 22 September 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 September 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 September 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 +44 48 £513 +24.24% 16
Edinburgh +13 12 £450 +13.92% 19
North Lanarkshire 0 3 - -
West Lothian +7 1 - -
Moray - 1 £275 -
Google
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 34 (49.28%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (44.93%) Java
3 26 (37.68%) AWS
4 24 (34.78%) Git (software)
5 22 (31.88%) REST
6 21 (30.43%) Azure
7 20 (28.99%) GCP
7 20 (28.99%) Spring
8 19 (27.54%) JIRA
8 19 (27.54%) Confluence
8 19 (27.54%) SC Cleared
8 19 (27.54%) Security Cleared
8 19 (27.54%) Skype
8 19 (27.54%) Slack
8 19 (27.54%) Google Docs
9 18 (26.09%) JavaScript
10 17 (24.64%) Terraform
11 16 (23.19%) TDD
11 16 (23.19%) JSON
11 16 (23.19%) Microservices
12 15 (21.74%) Finance
12 15 (21.74%) Scrum
12 15 (21.74%) SQL
13 14 (20.29%) SOA
13 14 (20.29%) Banking
13 14 (20.29%) DevOps
14 13 (18.84%) Analytics
14 13 (18.84%) Public Cloud
14 13 (18.84%) Spring Boot
15 12 (17.39%) Kubernetes

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 19 (27.54%) Confluence
2 7 (10.14%) Anypoint
3 6 (8.70%) Alfresco
4 3 (4.35%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.90%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (2.90%) CMS
5 2 (2.90%) SAS
6 1 (1.45%) Apache
6 1 (1.45%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.45%) IIS
6 1 (1.45%) Jupyter
6 1 (1.45%) nginx
6 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.90%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.45%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 26 (37.68%) AWS
2 21 (30.43%) Azure
3 20 (28.99%) GCP
4 19 (27.54%) Google Docs
4 19 (27.54%) Slack
5 9 (13.04%) AWS Lambda
5 9 (13.04%) OpenShift
5 9 (13.04%) Serverless
6 8 (11.59%) Apigee
6 8 (11.59%) Google Analytics
6 8 (11.59%) SaaS
7 7 (10.14%) Google Pay
7 7 (10.14%) Samsung Pay
8 6 (8.70%) Office 365
9 1 (1.45%) Datadog
9 1 (1.45%) Google Play
9 1 (1.45%) IaaS
9 1 (1.45%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (1.45%) Kong
9 1 (1.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.54%) Skype
2 7 (10.14%) Bluetooth
2 7 (10.14%) NFC
3 6 (8.70%) DHCP
3 6 (8.70%) DNS
4 2 (2.90%) Internet
5 1 (1.45%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.45%) Firewall
5 1 (1.45%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) MySQL
2 9 (13.04%) NoSQL
3 6 (8.70%) MariaDB
4 5 (7.25%) RDBMS
4 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.80%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.35%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.90%) Big Data
7 2 (2.90%) BigQuery
7 2 (2.90%) Bigtable
7 2 (2.90%) Data Lake
7 2 (2.90%) Redis
8 1 (1.45%) Aerospike
8 1 (1.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.45%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.45%) Hazelcast
8 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.45%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (1.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 24 (34.78%) Git (software)
2 19 (27.54%) JIRA
3 10 (14.49%) Jenkins
4 9 (13.04%) Eclipse
5 8 (11.59%) TeamCity
6 7 (10.14%) Android Studio
7 6 (8.70%) Gradle
7 6 (8.70%) JUnit
8 3 (4.35%) Subversion
9 2 (2.90%) Maven
9 2 (2.90%) PostCSS
10 1 (1.45%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.45%) Balsamiq
10 1 (1.45%) CF BOSH
10 1 (1.45%) IBM UrbanCode
10 1 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (1.45%) Selenium
10 1 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (1.45%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.45%) Zephyr
General
1 15 (21.74%) Finance
2 14 (20.29%) Banking
3 8 (11.59%) Public Sector
4 4 (5.80%) Retail
5 2 (2.90%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.90%) Law
5 2 (2.90%) Publishing
6 1 (1.45%) Electronics
6 1 (1.45%) Games
6 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.45%) Marketing
6 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.45%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (59.42%) Developer
2 15 (21.74%) Java Developer
3 8 (11.59%) Android Developer
3 8 (11.59%) Senior Developer
4 7 (10.14%) Lead Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (8.70%) MuleSoft Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Architect
6 5 (7.25%) Senior Android Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Senior DevOps
7 4 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.80%) Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Active Directory Support
8 3 (4.35%) AWS Developer
8 3 (4.35%) MuleSoft Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Server Support
9 2 (2.90%) Angular Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Cloud Developer
9 2 (2.90%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Hadoop Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (31.88%) REST
2 20 (28.99%) Spring
3 16 (23.19%) JSON
4 13 (18.84%) Spring Boot
5 11 (15.94%) Web Services
6 9 (13.04%) Node.js
7 8 (11.59%) Android SDK
7 8 (11.59%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (10.14%) ActiveMQ
8 7 (10.14%) Apache Camel
8 7 (10.14%) RAML
8 7 (10.14%) SOAP
8 7 (10.14%) Swagger
8 7 (10.14%) XML
9 5 (7.25%) CSS
9 5 (7.25%) HTML
10 3 (4.35%) .NET
10 3 (4.35%) AngularJS
10 3 (4.35%) React
10 3 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) Public Cloud
2 7 (10.14%) Digital Wallet
2 7 (10.14%) Mobile App
2 7 (10.14%) User Experience
3 6 (8.70%) Client/Server
4 5 (7.25%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.90%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (2.90%) NHS
5 2 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.94%) Linux
2 8 (11.59%) Android
3 7 (10.14%) Windows
4 6 (8.70%) Windows 10
4 6 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 6 (8.70%) Windows 8
4 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.25%) CentOS
6 2 (2.90%) Unix
6 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (49.28%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (23.19%) Microservices
2 16 (23.19%) TDD
3 15 (21.74%) Scrum
4 14 (20.29%) DevOps
4 14 (20.29%) SOA
5 13 (18.84%) Analytics
6 12 (17.39%) Technical Leadership
7 10 (14.49%) Mentoring
7 10 (14.49%) Software Engineering
8 9 (13.04%) Unit Testing
9 8 (11.59%) Android Development
9 8 (11.59%) Configuration Management
9 8 (11.59%) Continuous Deployment
9 8 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (11.59%) Kanban
9 8 (11.59%) MVC
9 8 (11.59%) Waterfall
10 7 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (10.14%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (44.93%) Java
2 18 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 15 (21.74%) SQL
4 11 (15.94%) Java 8
4 11 (15.94%) Python
5 6 (8.70%) Groovy
5 6 (8.70%) Shell Script
5 6 (8.70%) TypeScript
6 3 (4.35%) Ruby
7 2 (2.90%) ES6
7 2 (2.90%) Go
8 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.45%) C#
8 1 (1.45%) C++
8 1 (1.45%) Perl
8 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.45%) R
8 1 (1.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (27.54%) SC Cleared
1 19 (27.54%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (17.39%) Docker
2 6 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (24.64%) Terraform
2 12 (17.39%) Kubernetes
3 8 (11.59%) Ansible
4 2 (2.90%) Oozie
5 1 (1.45%) Ambari
5 1 (1.45%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.45%) Consul
5 1 (1.45%) Control-M
5 1 (1.45%) Nagios
5 1 (1.45%) Puppet
5 1 (1.45%) Rancher
5 1 (1.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.59%) SAP
3 7 (10.14%) Apple
3 7 (10.14%) Citrix
3 7 (10.14%) MuleSoft
3 7 (10.14%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (10.14%) Samsung
3 7 (10.14%) WSO2
4 6 (8.70%) VMware
5 2 (2.90%) Ab Initio
5 2 (2.90%) Adobe
5 2 (2.90%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.90%) Facebook
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle
6 1 (1.45%) CA
6 1 (1.45%) F5
6 1 (1.45%) IBM
6 1 (1.45%) Splunk
6 1 (1.45%) Twitter
6 1 (1.45%) Xamarin