Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 138 158
Rank change year-on-year +2 +20 +17
Contract jobs citing Google 60 49 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.15% 0.99% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 3.04% 2.70% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 26 7
Scotland median daily rate £375 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +30.77% +18.18%
10th Percentile £162 £213 £218
90th Percentile £463 £582 £410
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +11.11% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 2
Scotland median hourly rate £25.13 £26.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.29% +101.92% -59.91%
10th Percentile £18.76 £19.90 £12.50
90th Percentile £32.19 £33.00 £13.50
UK median hourly rate £15.85 £27.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year -41.30% +40.26% -8.33%

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 1,972 1,818 1,908
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.81% 36.65% 46.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,028 1,036 1,055
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% -0.71%
10th Percentile £223 £208 £219
90th Percentile £550 £538 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 55 59
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +32.35% +17.20%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.89 £10.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.50 £46.28
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -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 17 December 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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -6 25 £325 -35.00% 15
Glasgow -19 24 £413 +0.61% 11
West Lothian - 5 £446 - 2
North Lanarkshire -3 1 - -
Google
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 24 (40.00%) Analytics
2 21 (35.00%) Google Analytics
3 18 (30.00%) Web Services
4 16 (26.67%) C#
4 16 (26.67%) Git (software)
5 15 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 14 (23.33%) Apple Swift
6 14 (23.33%) iOS Development
6 14 (23.33%) Apple iOS
6 14 (23.33%) iOS SDK
6 14 (23.33%) RESTful
6 14 (23.33%) SQLite
6 14 (23.33%) Google Maps API
6 14 (23.33%) Xcode
6 14 (23.33%) Objective-C
7 12 (20.00%) SQL
7 12 (20.00%) Unix
8 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
8 11 (18.33%) JIRA
8 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (16.67%) Marketing
9 10 (16.67%) JSON
9 10 (16.67%) Java
9 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 10 (16.67%) Finance
9 10 (16.67%) Apple
10 9 (15.00%) CMS
10 9 (15.00%) Web Development
10 9 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (15.00%) Amazon AWS

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 (15.00%) CMS
2 5 (8.33%) Apache
3 4 (6.67%) IIS
3 4 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (5.00%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (1.67%) Drupal
5 1 (1.67%) MODX
5 1 (1.67%) nginx
5 1 (1.67%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) WebTrends
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (5.00%) SessionCam
3 1 (1.67%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 21 (35.00%) Google Analytics
2 15 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (10.00%) AdWords
5 6 (10.00%) Google Tag Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Datadog
6 4 (6.67%) SaaS
7 3 (5.00%) OpenShift
8 2 (3.33%) IaaS
8 2 (3.33%) PaaS
9 1 (1.67%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (1.67%) Akamai
9 1 (1.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (1.67%) Firebase
9 1 (1.67%) Mailgun
9 1 (1.67%) npm
9 1 (1.67%) Office 365
9 1 (1.67%) Samsung Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) Firewall
2 2 (3.33%) DNS
3 1 (1.67%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.67%) DHCP
3 1 (1.67%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) SQLite
2 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 8 (13.33%) NoSQL
4 6 (10.00%) MySQL
5 3 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 14 (23.33%) Xcode
3 11 (18.33%) JIRA
4 9 (15.00%) CocoaPods
5 5 (8.33%) Jenkins
6 4 (6.67%) Bitbucket
7 3 (5.00%) Artifactory
7 3 (5.00%) Cucumber
7 3 (5.00%) IBM UrbanCode
7 3 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (5.00%) Selenium
7 3 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (5.00%) TeamCity
7 3 (5.00%) Zephyr
8 1 (1.67%) Android Studio
8 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.67%) Travis CI
8 1 (1.67%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (16.67%) Finance
1 10 (16.67%) Marketing
2 6 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (43.33%) Developer
2 14 (23.33%) iOS Developer
3 8 (13.33%) Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Mobile Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Digital Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Android Developer
7 2 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Content Designer
7 2 (3.33%) Designer
7 2 (3.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (3.33%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Python Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) User Researcher
7 2 (3.33%) Windows DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.00%) Web Services
2 14 (23.33%) Google Maps API
2 14 (23.33%) iOS SDK
2 14 (23.33%) RESTful
3 10 (16.67%) JSON
4 8 (13.33%) Cocoa
4 8 (13.33%) Cocoa Touch
5 6 (10.00%) HTML
5 6 (10.00%) REST
6 5 (8.33%) .NET
6 5 (8.33%) CSS
6 5 (8.33%) Spring
7 2 (3.33%) .NET Core
7 2 (3.33%) Android SDK
7 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.33%) jQuery
7 2 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.33%) XML
8 1 (1.67%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.67%) Digital Wallet
6 1 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.33%) Apple iOS
2 12 (20.00%) Unix
3 8 (13.33%) Windows
4 7 (11.67%) Linux
5 5 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (8.33%) Ubuntu
6 4 (6.67%) Windows Server
7 3 (5.00%) Android
8 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.67%) CentOS
9 1 (1.67%) DC/OS
9 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.00%) Analytics
2 14 (23.33%) iOS Development
3 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (15.00%) Web Development
5 8 (13.33%) Content Management
5 8 (13.33%) DevOps
6 7 (11.67%) Mobile Development
6 7 (11.67%) SEO
7 5 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (8.33%) ITIL
7 5 (8.33%) Open Source
7 5 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (8.33%) Tag Management
7 5 (8.33%) Web Analytics
8 4 (6.67%) Content Marketing
8 4 (6.67%) Creative Thinking
8 4 (6.67%) Kanban
8 4 (6.67%) Prototyping
8 4 (6.67%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.67%) C#
2 14 (23.33%) Apple Swift
2 14 (23.33%) Objective-C
3 12 (20.00%) SQL
4 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
5 10 (16.67%) Java
6 6 (10.00%) Python
7 4 (6.67%) Java 8
8 3 (5.00%) Scala
9 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Docker
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.67%) Postfix
3 1 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.67%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Ansible
1 5 (8.33%) Puppet
2 4 (6.67%) Control-M
2 4 (6.67%) Kubernetes
3 3 (5.00%) Nagios
4 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.67%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (1.67%) Fail2ban
5 1 (1.67%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.67%) Packer
5 1 (1.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Apple
2 8 (13.33%) Oracle
3 6 (10.00%) Adobe
3 6 (10.00%) AppDynamics
4 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.33%) Tealium
5 4 (6.67%) IBM
5 4 (6.67%) New Relic
5 4 (6.67%) Sitecore
5 4 (6.67%) Splunk
5 4 (6.67%) Tableau
6 3 (5.00%) DoubleClick
6 3 (5.00%) Facebook
6 3 (5.00%) Micro Focus
6 3 (5.00%) Tealeaf
7 2 (3.33%) Cloudera
7 2 (3.33%) OpenText
7 2 (3.33%) VMware
8 1 (1.67%) Citrix
8 1 (1.67%) Samsung