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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google
UK / Scotland
Rank 104 111 124
Rank change year-on-year +7 +13  
Contract jobs citing Google 4 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.23% 0.73% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 1.80% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 0
Median daily rate £313 £200 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.25% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £300
% change year-on-year +3.89% +28.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year -9.09% -42.48%  

Google is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 760 1056 1081
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 43.35% 40.74% 36.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 583 585
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £484 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 37
Median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.23% +168.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.64 £13.80 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Google as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Aberdeen - 2 £325 -
Edinburgh +15 1 £300 -27.27% 4
Glasgow -14 1 - - 1
Google
UK

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 17 (77.27%) Google Analytics
1 17 (77.27%) Analytics
2 10 (45.45%) HTML
3 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 9 (40.91%) CSS
4 8 (36.36%) CMS
5 6 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (27.27%) jQuery
5 6 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (27.27%) Content Management
5 6 (27.27%) Web Design
6 5 (22.73%) Finance
6 5 (22.73%) Linux
6 5 (22.73%) Apache
7 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
7 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
7 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (18.18%) OpenText
7 4 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (18.18%) Digital Analytics
8 3 (13.64%) Google Tag Manager
8 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
8 3 (13.64%) User Experience
8 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (13.64%) Marketing
8 3 (13.64%) Web Development
8 3 (13.64%) Axure RP
9 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (9.09%) PowerShell

Google
Top Related 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 8 (36.36%) CMS
2 5 (22.73%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (77.27%) Google Analytics
2 3 (13.64%) Google Tag Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (9.09%) G Suite
3 2 (9.09%) Office 365
4 1 (4.55%) AdWords
4 1 (4.55%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) OLAP
1 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Axure RP
2 1 (4.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Web Manager
2 7 (31.82%) Production Manager
2 7 (31.82%) Web Production Manager
3 5 (22.73%) Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Analytics Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Digital Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Digital Analytics Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) UI Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Web Analytics Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Android Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Designer
7 1 (4.55%) HTML Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Python Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) HTML
2 9 (40.91%) CSS
3 6 (27.27%) jQuery
3 6 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (4.55%) Android SDK
4 1 (4.55%) Celery
4 1 (4.55%) Flask
4 1 (4.55%) HTML5
4 1 (4.55%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 3 (13.64%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Social Media
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Analytics
2 6 (27.27%) Content Management
2 6 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (27.27%) Web Design
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) Digital Analytics
3 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.64%) Web Development
5 2 (9.09%) IT Strategy
5 2 (9.09%) SEO
5 2 (9.09%) Software Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) Statistics
5 2 (9.09%) Web Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Actionable Insight
6 1 (4.55%) Android Development
6 1 (4.55%) Prototyping
6 1 (4.55%) Social Media Management
6 1 (4.55%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
1 2 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 4 (18.18%) OpenText
2 2 (9.09%) Adobe
2 2 (9.09%) Omniture
2 2 (9.09%) Sitecore
2 2 (9.09%) Symantec
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com