Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 161 174
Rank change year-on-year +15 +13 -4
Contract jobs citing Google 41 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.82% 0.46% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 2.18% 1.01% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 10
Scotland median daily rate £419 £295 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.95% -18.62% +3.57%
10th Percentile £125 £213 £271
90th Percentile £616 £410 £500
UK median daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 3
Scotland median hourly rate £26.25 £13.00 £32.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +101.92% -59.91% -
10th Percentile £19.90 £12.50 £25.23
90th Percentile £33.00 £13.50 £33.71
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £20.00 £19.37
% change year-on-year +35.00% +3.28% -0.69%

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 1878 1978 2331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.37% 45.88% 37.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1045 1087 1131
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -0.28% +0.29%
10th Percentile £202 £225 £213
90th Percentile £538 £488 £501
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 64 76
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £16.50 £14.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.45% +13.75% -8.69%
10th Percentile £11.19 £9.56 £8.38
90th Percentile £46.30 £44.63 £41.88
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +14 28 £500 +42.86% 4
Glasgow -1 11 £355 - 4
North Lanarkshire +1 4 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £110 -
Google
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Google also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Google.

1 21 (51.22%) Analytics
2 20 (48.78%) Google Analytics
3 16 (39.02%) HTML
3 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
4 14 (34.15%) Linux
5 12 (29.27%) CSS
6 11 (26.83%) Python
6 11 (26.83%) CMS
6 11 (26.83%) AngularJS
7 10 (24.39%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (24.39%) PHP
8 9 (21.95%) Marketing
8 9 (21.95%) DevOps
8 9 (21.95%) Facebook
9 8 (19.51%) Twitter
9 8 (19.51%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (19.51%) CSS3
9 8 (19.51%) Sass
9 8 (19.51%) HTML5
9 8 (19.51%) Web Analytics
9 8 (19.51%) Web Design
9 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
9 8 (19.51%) Finance
10 7 (17.07%) Web Services
10 7 (17.07%) XML
10 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (17.07%) Symfony
10 7 (17.07%) Drupal
10 7 (17.07%) JSON

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 11 (26.83%) CMS
2 7 (17.07%) Drupal
2 7 (17.07%) nginx
3 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.88%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (4.88%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.44%) Apache
5 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 20 (48.78%) Google Analytics
2 5 (12.20%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (9.76%) AdWords
3 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (9.76%) Office 365
4 3 (7.32%) OpenShift
5 2 (4.88%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (4.88%) Basecamp
5 2 (4.88%) Google Play
5 2 (4.88%) Trello
6 1 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.44%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) SAN
1 4 (9.76%) Wireless
2 3 (7.32%) Firewall
3 2 (4.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.32%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.32%) Gradle
3 3 (7.32%) Maven
3 3 (7.32%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (21.95%) Marketing
2 8 (19.51%) Finance
3 5 (12.20%) Electronics
3 5 (12.20%) Manufacturing
3 5 (12.20%) Publishing
3 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Developer
2 7 (17.07%) Drupal Developer
3 6 (14.63%) HTML Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Agile Developer
4 5 (12.20%) PHP Developer
4 5 (12.20%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 5 (12.20%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 5 (12.20%) PostgreSQL Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Senior Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Symfony Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.32%) Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Digital Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) JavaScript Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Digital Performance Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Drupal Developer
7 2 (4.88%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (39.02%) HTML
2 12 (29.27%) CSS
3 11 (26.83%) AngularJS
4 8 (19.51%) CSS3
4 8 (19.51%) HTML5
4 8 (19.51%) Sass
5 7 (17.07%) Google Maps API
5 7 (17.07%) JSON
5 7 (17.07%) Open Graph
5 7 (17.07%) Symfony
5 7 (17.07%) Twig
5 7 (17.07%) Web Services
5 7 (17.07%) XML
6 4 (9.76%) React
7 3 (7.32%) D3.js
7 3 (7.32%) NumPy
7 3 (7.32%) Pandas
7 3 (7.32%) RESTful
8 2 (4.88%) Android SDK
8 2 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.44%) NHS
2 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.44%) Social Media
2 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Linux
2 4 (9.76%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) CentOS
3 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (7.32%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.88%) Android
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Analytics
2 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.95%) DevOps
4 8 (19.51%) Responsive Web Design
4 8 (19.51%) Web Analytics
4 8 (19.51%) Web Design
5 6 (14.63%) Content Management
5 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (14.63%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (12.20%) Programme Management
6 5 (12.20%) Visualisation
7 4 (9.76%) Database Tuning
7 4 (9.76%) ETL
7 4 (9.76%) Project Management
7 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.32%) Biometrics
8 3 (7.32%) Scrum
8 3 (7.32%) SEO
8 3 (7.32%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
2 11 (26.83%) Python
3 10 (24.39%) PHP
4 5 (12.20%) SQL
5 4 (9.76%) Java
6 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
6 3 (7.32%) Ruby
7 1 (2.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.20%) BC Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) ACSA
3 3 (7.32%) CCNA
3 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.32%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (7.32%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (7.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.88%) A+ Certification
4 2 (4.88%) CCENT
4 2 (4.88%) MCITP
4 2 (4.88%) MCSA
4 2 (4.88%) MCSE
4 2 (4.88%) MCTS
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
2 3 (7.32%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Docker
1 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.32%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (7.32%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) Ansible
2 4 (9.76%) Backup Exec
2 4 (9.76%) Kubernetes
2 4 (9.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (9.76%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (9.76%) Puppet
2 4 (9.76%) SCCM
3 3 (7.32%) Packer
4 1 (2.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Facebook
2 8 (19.51%) Twitter
3 7 (17.07%) VMware
4 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
5 5 (12.20%) SAP
6 4 (9.76%) Apple
6 4 (9.76%) Citrix
6 4 (9.76%) Dell
6 4 (9.76%) HP
6 4 (9.76%) Juniper
6 4 (9.76%) Sophos
6 4 (9.76%) Symantec
6 4 (9.76%) Veeam
6 4 (9.76%) Veritas
7 3 (7.32%) Adobe
7 3 (7.32%) Cisco
7 3 (7.32%) Meru Networks
7 3 (7.32%) Pega
8 2 (4.88%) Sitecore
8 2 (4.88%) Tableau