Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 139 166
Rank change year-on-year -20 +27 +15
Contract jobs citing Google 32 23 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.61% 0.64% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 1.62% 1.49% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 21
Scotland median daily rate £475 £325 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.15% +62.50% -23.08%
10th Percentile £363 £145 £156
90th Percentile £588 £425 £417
UK median daily rate £475 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +18.75% - +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Scotland median hourly rate - £14.49 £14.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.60% -43.51%
UK median hourly rate £15.85 £18.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year -11.94% +4.35% -31.00%

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 1,974 1,539 2,448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.72% 42.51% 44.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,176 809 1,290
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £213 £200 £223
90th Percentile £525 £511 £514
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 53 62
Scotland median hourly rate £15.81 £25.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.78% -33.33% +117.39%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.60 £13.53
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.17 £47.35
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%

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 25 May 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
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 25 May 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 -12 20 £500 +35.14% 10
Glasgow -24 8 £425 +47.83% 10
West Lothian - 3 £475 -
Moray - 1 - -
Google
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (34.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (28.13%) PowerShell
3 9 (28.13%) Windows
4 7 (21.88%) Cisco
4 7 (21.88%) DNS
5 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
5 6 (18.75%) Citrix
5 6 (18.75%) Internet
5 6 (18.75%) Finance
5 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.75%) SCCM
5 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (18.75%) Visualisation
5 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (18.75%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (15.63%) DevOps
6 5 (15.63%) Analytics
6 5 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (15.63%) XenApp
6 5 (15.63%) XenDesktop
6 5 (15.63%) Android
6 5 (15.63%) Google Analytics
6 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (15.63%) SAS
6 5 (15.63%) Java
6 5 (15.63%) SQL
7 4 (12.50%) GCP
7 4 (12.50%) DHCP
7 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management

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 5 (15.63%) SAS
2 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.13%) CMS
3 1 (3.13%) JBoss
3 1 (3.13%) JOnAS
3 1 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.25%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.13%) 3ds Max
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.13%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 11 (34.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (15.63%) Google Analytics
3 3 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (9.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (9.38%) Amazon S3
3 3 (9.38%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (9.38%) G Suite
3 3 (9.38%) Google Drive
4 1 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) GitHub
4 1 (3.13%) Lucidchart
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) DNS
2 6 (18.75%) Internet
3 4 (12.50%) DHCP
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (9.38%) VPN
4 3 (9.38%) Wireless
5 2 (6.25%) LAN
5 2 (6.25%) Skype
5 2 (6.25%) Unified Communications
5 2 (6.25%) VLAN
5 2 (6.25%) WAN
6 1 (3.13%) HTTPS
6 1 (3.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 3 (9.38%) Base SAS
1 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
1 3 (9.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (6.25%) MySQL
2 2 (6.25%) SQLite
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) QlikView
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.25%) Xcode
3 1 (3.13%) Axure RP
3 1 (3.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (3.13%) CocoaPods
3 1 (3.13%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Private Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Android Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Data Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse Architect
4 2 (6.25%) iOS Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Content Editor
5 1 (3.13%) DBA
5 1 (3.13%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Web Content Editor
5 1 (3.13%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) RESTful
2 2 (6.25%) Android SDK
2 2 (6.25%) Google Maps API
2 2 (6.25%) iOS SDK
2 2 (6.25%) JSON
2 2 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.13%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) DHTML
3 1 (3.13%) EJB
3 1 (3.13%) Flash
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) JDBC
3 1 (3.13%) JMX
3 1 (3.13%) SAML
3 1 (3.13%) Servlets
3 1 (3.13%) SOAP
3 1 (3.13%) XHTML
3 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.38%) EMC VNX
2 3 (9.38%) iPad
2 3 (9.38%) iPhone
2 3 (9.38%) Smartphone
2 3 (9.38%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.13%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Social Media
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (15.63%) Android
4 4 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (18.75%) Performance Analysis
1 6 (18.75%) Visualisation
2 5 (15.63%) Analytics
2 5 (15.63%) DevOps
3 4 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 4 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 4 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (9.38%) Customer Insight
4 3 (9.38%) High Availability
4 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
4 3 (9.38%) Microservices
4 3 (9.38%) Open Source
4 3 (9.38%) Web Analytics
4 3 (9.38%) Wireframes
5 2 (6.25%) Android Development
5 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.25%) Data Architecture
5 2 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) PowerShell
2 5 (15.63%) Java
2 5 (15.63%) SQL
3 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
3 3 (9.38%) C#
3 3 (9.38%) Python
4 2 (6.25%) Apple Swift
4 2 (6.25%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.13%) R
5 1 (3.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) AWS Certification
1 3 (9.38%) CCNA
1 3 (9.38%) CCNP
1 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) GCP
2 2 (6.25%) GDPR
3 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) XenApp
2 5 (15.63%) XenDesktop
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (9.38%) Docker
4 3 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (6.25%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) SCCM
2 5 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (12.50%) Puppet
3 4 (12.50%) SCOM
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (9.38%) Kubernetes
5 2 (6.25%) AppDNA
6 1 (3.13%) Ambari
6 1 (3.13%) Ansible
6 1 (3.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) Cisco
3 6 (18.75%) Citrix
4 4 (12.50%) Apple
4 4 (12.50%) Riverbed
4 4 (12.50%) SolarWinds
4 4 (12.50%) Tableau
5 3 (9.38%) CA
5 3 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (9.38%) VMware
6 2 (6.25%) Adobe
6 2 (6.25%) Netezza
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle
7 1 (3.13%) Intel
7 1 (3.13%) MapR
7 1 (3.13%) Rackspace
7 1 (3.13%) SAP
7 1 (3.13%) Sitecore
7 1 (3.13%) Splunk
7 1 (3.13%) Workday