Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 145 167
Rank change year-on-year -8 +22 0
Contract jobs citing Google 37 24 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.75% 0.64% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 2.13% 1.36% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 20
Scotland median daily rate £463 £325 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.31% +36.84% -32.14%
10th Percentile £351 £244 £162
90th Percentile £550 £393 £425
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Scotland median hourly rate £27.50 £13.00 £28.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +111.54% -54.72% +14.85%
10th Percentile £17.87 £12.50 £24.49
90th Percentile £33.75 £13.50 £32.97
UK median hourly rate £26.60 £19.25 £19.92
% change year-on-year +38.16% -3.34% -7.72%

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 1,740 1,764 2,210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 35.42% 46.96% 40.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,003 978 1,144
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £208 £205 £196
90th Percentile £538 £488 £525
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 59 33
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +12.53%
10th Percentile £10.63 £10.50 £10.15
90th Percentile £43.70 £52.17 £42.25
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +9.09%

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 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 2018. 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
Edinburgh -17 21 £488 +50.00% 10
Glasgow +2 11 £425 +251.14% 12
West Lothian - 3 £475 -
North Lanarkshire -2 1 - -
Moray - 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £110 -
Google
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Google.

1 15 (40.54%) Analytics
2 14 (37.84%) Google Analytics
3 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
4 10 (27.03%) Windows
5 9 (24.32%) Web Analytics
6 8 (21.62%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (18.92%) SCCM
7 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
7 7 (18.92%) HTML
7 7 (18.92%) Python
7 7 (18.92%) Cisco
7 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
7 7 (18.92%) Citrix
7 7 (18.92%) Internet
8 6 (16.22%) Java
8 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (16.22%) Finance
8 6 (16.22%) Performance Analysis
8 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (16.22%) XenDesktop
9 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (13.51%) XenApp
9 5 (13.51%) VMware
9 5 (13.51%) Android
9 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
9 5 (13.51%) DNS
10 4 (10.81%) Apple
10 4 (10.81%) DHCP
10 4 (10.81%) CSS
10 4 (10.81%) SCOM

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 3 (8.11%) CMS
1 3 (8.11%) SAS
2 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) JBoss
3 1 (2.70%) JOnAS
3 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.70%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 14 (37.84%) Google Analytics
2 8 (21.62%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (8.11%) AdWords
3 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.11%) G Suite
3 3 (8.11%) Google Drive
4 2 (5.41%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.70%) Basecamp
5 1 (2.70%) Office 365
5 1 (2.70%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.70%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) Internet
2 5 (13.51%) DNS
3 4 (10.81%) DHCP
3 4 (10.81%) Wireless
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (8.11%) VPN
5 2 (5.41%) LAN
5 2 (5.41%) Skype
5 2 (5.41%) Unified Communications
5 2 (5.41%) VLAN
5 2 (5.41%) WAN
6 1 (2.70%) Firewall
6 1 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Base SAS
1 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (8.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) Gradle
2 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.70%) Maven
2 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Marketing
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Architect
3 4 (10.81%) Cloud Architect
3 4 (10.81%) Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Data Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse Architect
4 3 (8.11%) JavaScript Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Analytics Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Android Developer
5 2 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Web Analytics Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Web Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Java Mobile Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Web Content Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) HTML
2 4 (10.81%) CSS
3 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
3 3 (8.11%) React
3 3 (8.11%) RESTful
4 2 (5.41%) Android SDK
5 1 (2.70%) D3.js
5 1 (2.70%) EJB
5 1 (2.70%) Guice
5 1 (2.70%) JDBC
5 1 (2.70%) JMX
5 1 (2.70%) JPA
5 1 (2.70%) jQuery
5 1 (2.70%) JSP
5 1 (2.70%) NumPy
5 1 (2.70%) OC4J
5 1 (2.70%) Pandas
5 1 (2.70%) REST
5 1 (2.70%) Servlets
5 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) EMC VNX
1 3 (8.11%) iPad
1 3 (8.11%) iPhone
1 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
1 3 (8.11%) Smartphone
1 3 (8.11%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (13.51%) Android
4 4 (10.81%) Windows 10
4 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.11%) Linux
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.70%) CentOS
7 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Analytics
2 9 (24.32%) Web Analytics
3 6 (16.22%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (10.81%) DevOps
4 4 (10.81%) Scrum
4 4 (10.81%) Visualisation
5 3 (8.11%) Asset Management
5 3 (8.11%) Content Management
5 3 (8.11%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 3 (8.11%) Cross-Browser Development
5 3 (8.11%) Customer Insight
5 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis
5 3 (8.11%) Data Architecture
5 3 (8.11%) Open Source
5 3 (8.11%) Product Management
5 3 (8.11%) Progressive Enhancement
5 3 (8.11%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
1 7 (18.92%) Python
2 6 (16.22%) Java
3 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.11%) PHP
4 3 (8.11%) SQL
5 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.70%) C#
5 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) CCNA
1 3 (8.11%) CCNP
1 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.70%) GCP
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.22%) XenDesktop
3 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.51%) XenApp
4 4 (10.81%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (8.11%) Docker
5 3 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.41%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) SCCM
2 4 (10.81%) SCOM
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (5.41%) Ansible
4 2 (5.41%) AppDNA
4 2 (5.41%) Kubernetes
4 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.41%) Puppet
5 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.70%) Packer
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) Cisco
2 7 (18.92%) Citrix
3 5 (13.51%) VMware
4 4 (10.81%) Apple
4 4 (10.81%) Riverbed
4 4 (10.81%) SolarWinds
5 3 (8.11%) Adobe
5 3 (8.11%) CA
5 3 (8.11%) Netezza
5 3 (8.11%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (8.11%) Tableau
6 1 (2.70%) Coremetrics
6 1 (2.70%) Dell
6 1 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) Juniper
6 1 (2.70%) Omniture
6 1 (2.70%) OpenText
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle
6 1 (2.70%) Veritas