Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 134 184
Rank change year-on-year -8 +50 -7
Contract jobs citing Google 64 46 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.19% 0.96% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 3.17% 2.53% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 23 4
Scotland median daily rate £396 £400 £291
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.00% +37.34% -19.66%
10th Percentile £244 £157 £160
90th Percentile £484 £600 £327
UK median daily rate £475 £422 £413
% change year-on-year +12.69% +2.18% +7.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 1
Scotland median hourly rate £25.13 £26.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.29% +94.44% -58.37%
10th Percentile £18.76 £19.90 £13.25
90th Percentile £32.19 £33.00 £13.75
UK median hourly rate £15.85 £27.16 £19.61
% change year-on-year -41.64% +38.50% -9.38%

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 2,021 1,817 2,279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.50% 37.81% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,056 990 1,227
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £213 £210 £227
90th Percentile £540 £538 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 65 91
Scotland median hourly rate £17.25 £26.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.65% -27.78% +171.70%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.60 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -5 32 £373 -13.51% 15
Glasgow -8 23 £413 +23.13% 8
West Lothian - 5 £446 - 1
North Lanarkshire +1 1 - - 1
Google
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 23 (35.94%) Analytics
2 20 (31.25%) Google Cloud Platform
2 20 (31.25%) Git (software)
3 19 (29.69%) Google Analytics
4 16 (25.00%) Web Services
5 15 (23.44%) C#
6 14 (21.88%) SQL
6 14 (21.88%) Google Maps API
6 14 (21.88%) SQLite
6 14 (21.88%) Xcode
6 14 (21.88%) Objective-C
6 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (21.88%) RESTful
6 14 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (21.88%) Apple iOS
6 14 (21.88%) iOS SDK
6 14 (21.88%) DevOps
6 14 (21.88%) Apple Swift
6 14 (21.88%) iOS Development
7 13 (20.31%) NoSQL
7 13 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (20.31%) Unix
8 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
8 12 (18.75%) Web Development
8 12 (18.75%) Puppet
9 11 (17.19%) Java
9 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
10 10 (15.63%) Adobe
10 10 (15.63%) JSON
10 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure

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 9 (14.06%) CMS
2 7 (10.94%) Apache
3 4 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (6.25%) IIS
4 3 (4.69%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (4.69%) WordPress
5 2 (3.13%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (3.13%) Drupal
5 2 (3.13%) MODX
5 2 (3.13%) nginx
6 1 (1.56%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.13%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.56%) 3ds Max
3 1 (1.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.56%) Maya
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) WebTrends
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (4.69%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 20 (31.25%) Google Cloud Platform
2 19 (29.69%) Google Analytics
3 14 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (12.50%) Google Tag Manager
6 7 (10.94%) OpenShift
7 5 (7.81%) AdWords
8 4 (6.25%) SaaS
8 4 (6.25%) Tricentis Tosca
9 3 (4.69%) Adobe Analytics
9 3 (4.69%) Akamai
9 3 (4.69%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (4.69%) Datadog
10 2 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (3.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (3.13%) Amazon S3
10 2 (3.13%) IaaS
10 2 (3.13%) Mailgun
10 2 (3.13%) npm
10 2 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) DNS
1 5 (7.81%) Firewall
2 1 (1.56%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.56%) DHCP
2 1 (1.56%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.56%) NFC
2 1 (1.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) SQLite
2 13 (20.31%) NoSQL
3 9 (14.06%) MySQL
4 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
5 6 (9.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (6.25%) Couchbase
6 4 (6.25%) Redis
7 3 (4.69%) Big Data
8 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 14 (21.88%) Xcode
3 9 (14.06%) JIRA
4 8 (12.50%) Bitbucket
4 8 (12.50%) CocoaPods
4 8 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 7 (10.94%) Artifactory
5 7 (10.94%) Cucumber
5 7 (10.94%) Selenium
6 4 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (6.25%) HP UFT
6 4 (6.25%) Maven
6 4 (6.25%) Subversion
6 4 (6.25%) TeamCity
7 3 (4.69%) IBM UrbanCode
7 3 (4.69%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (4.69%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (4.69%) Zephyr
8 1 (1.56%) Android Studio
8 1 (1.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 9 (14.06%) Finance
1 9 (14.06%) Marketing
2 5 (7.81%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (39.06%) Developer
2 14 (21.88%) iOS Developer
3 10 (15.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Mobile Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Digital Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Platform Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (4.69%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Android Developer
9 2 (3.13%) AWS DevOps
9 2 (3.13%) Operations Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.13%) Windows DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Windows Engineer
10 1 (1.56%) GDPR Business Analyst
10 1 (1.56%) Google Analytics Web Analyst
10 1 (1.56%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.00%) Web Services
2 14 (21.88%) Google Maps API
2 14 (21.88%) iOS SDK
2 14 (21.88%) RESTful
3 10 (15.63%) JSON
4 8 (12.50%) CSS
4 8 (12.50%) HTML
5 7 (10.94%) Cocoa
5 7 (10.94%) Cocoa Touch
6 5 (7.81%) REST
6 5 (7.81%) Spring
7 4 (6.25%) .NET
8 3 (4.69%) LAMP
8 3 (4.69%) Node.js
8 3 (4.69%) XML
9 2 (3.13%) Android SDK
9 2 (3.13%) jQuery
9 2 (3.13%) LEMP Stack
9 2 (3.13%) SOAP
9 2 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 7 (10.94%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.69%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.69%) Public Cloud
4 3 (4.69%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.56%) Digital Wallet
6 1 (1.56%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.56%) Social Media
6 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.88%) Apple iOS
2 13 (20.31%) Unix
3 7 (10.94%) Linux
3 7 (10.94%) Windows
4 4 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.25%) Ubuntu
5 3 (4.69%) Android
5 3 (4.69%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) Analytics
2 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (21.88%) DevOps
2 14 (21.88%) iOS Development
3 13 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (18.75%) Web Development
5 8 (12.50%) Content Management
6 7 (10.94%) TDD
7 6 (9.38%) Data Visualisation
7 6 (9.38%) SEO
7 6 (9.38%) Visualisation
8 5 (7.81%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (7.81%) Mobile Development
8 5 (7.81%) Prototyping
8 5 (7.81%) Tag Management
8 5 (7.81%) Web Analytics
9 4 (6.25%) Content Marketing
9 4 (6.25%) Creative Thinking
9 4 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (6.25%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.44%) C#
2 14 (21.88%) Apple Swift
2 14 (21.88%) Objective-C
2 14 (21.88%) SQL
3 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 11 (17.19%) Java
5 9 (14.06%) Python
6 6 (9.38%) PowerShell
7 4 (6.25%) Java 8
8 3 (4.69%) PHP
9 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.13%) Scala
10 1 (1.56%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) AWS Certification
2 2 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) GDPR
2 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.56%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (15.63%) Docker
2 2 (3.13%) Postfix
3 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (18.75%) Puppet
2 10 (15.63%) Ansible
2 10 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (14.06%) Kubernetes
4 4 (6.25%) OpenView
4 4 (6.25%) SCOM
4 4 (6.25%) ZABBIX
5 3 (4.69%) Control-M
5 3 (4.69%) Nagios
6 2 (3.13%) Fail2ban
6 2 (3.13%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.56%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.63%) Adobe
3 9 (14.06%) Apple
4 6 (9.38%) AppDynamics
4 6 (9.38%) Oracle
5 5 (7.81%) Tableau
5 5 (7.81%) Tealium
6 4 (6.25%) HP
6 4 (6.25%) IBM
6 4 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.25%) Splunk
7 3 (4.69%) DoubleClick
7 3 (4.69%) Facebook
7 3 (4.69%) Micro Focus
7 3 (4.69%) New Relic
7 3 (4.69%) Sitecore
7 3 (4.69%) Tealeaf
8 2 (3.13%) Cloudera
8 2 (3.13%) Lets Encrypt
8 2 (3.13%) OpenText