The table below looks at the statistics for GoogleTest skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GoogleTest over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Test
Rank 543 544 555
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing GoogleTest 38 41 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.082% 0.088% 0.035%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.55% 0.65% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 12
Average daily rate £288 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £329 £307
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 £28.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -
GoogleTest
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6912 6298 5434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.87% 13.53% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4653 4295 3498
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 113 120
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £25.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £47.50 £46.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -1.33%

GoogleTest
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GoogleTest across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

GoogleTest Jobs Demand Trend in England

GoogleTest
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GoogleTest across the England region.

GoogleTest Daily Rate Trend in England

GoogleTest
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GoogleTest across the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

GoogleTest Daily Rate Histogram in England

GoogleTest
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GoogleTest across the England region.

GoogleTest Hourly Rate Trend in England

GoogleTest
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GoogleTest within the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +16 37 £288 -8.73% 1
South West -4 1 - -
GoogleTest
UK

GoogleTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing GoogleTest also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GoogleTest.

1 61 (100.00%) C
2 60 (98.36%) Linux
2 60 (98.36%) Software Engineering
3 59 (96.72%) NUnit
3 59 (96.72%) C++
4 55 (90.16%) Python
5 52 (85.25%) Multithreading
5 52 (85.25%) Memory Management
6 49 (80.33%) Unit Testing
7 47 (77.05%) UML
8 46 (75.41%) OOD
8 46 (75.41%) Unix
9 44 (72.13%) Subversion
9 44 (72.13%) Security Cleared
9 44 (72.13%) CppUnit
10 43 (70.49%) ClearCase
10 43 (70.49%) Configuration Management
10 43 (70.49%) Ant
11 40 (65.57%) Integration Testing
12 39 (63.93%) Use Case
12 39 (63.93%) OO
12 39 (63.93%) Project Management
13 38 (62.30%) Derivative
13 38 (62.30%) System Integration Testing
14 36 (59.02%) SC Cleared
15 35 (57.38%) Requirements Analysis
16 30 (49.18%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (13.11%) Motif
18 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
19 6 (9.84%) CruiseControl

GoogleTest
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing GoogleTest also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GoogleTest. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) Ingres
1 6 (9.84%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 59 (96.72%) NUnit
2 44 (72.13%) CppUnit
2 44 (72.13%) Subversion
3 43 (70.49%) Ant
3 43 (70.49%) ClearCase
4 6 (9.84%) ClearQuest
4 6 (9.84%) CruiseControl
5 2 (3.28%) Rational Rose
6 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.64%) JIRA
6 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.28%) Military
2 1 (1.64%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 46 (75.41%) Developer
2 41 (67.21%) C Developer
3 19 (31.15%) C++ Developer
4 17 (27.87%) C/C++ Developer
5 16 (26.23%) Software Engineer
6 13 (21.31%) C Software Engineer
7 12 (19.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 12 (19.67%) C++ Software Engineer
8 9 (14.75%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (9.84%) Software Developer
10 2 (3.28%) C++ Software Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Unix Engineer
11 1 (1.64%) C/C++ Software Developer
11 1 (1.64%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 1 (1.64%) Embedded Engineer
11 1 (1.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 1 (1.64%) Linux Developer
11 1 (1.64%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) Motif
2 6 (9.84%) wxWidgets
2 6 (9.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (62.30%) Derivative
2 30 (49.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 60 (98.36%) Linux
2 46 (75.41%) Unix
3 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (98.36%) Software Engineering
2 52 (85.25%) Memory Management
2 52 (85.25%) Multithreading
3 49 (80.33%) Unit Testing
4 47 (77.05%) UML
5 46 (75.41%) OOD
6 43 (70.49%) Configuration Management
7 40 (65.57%) Integration Testing
8 39 (63.93%) OO
8 39 (63.93%) Project Management
8 39 (63.93%) Use Case
9 38 (62.30%) System Integration Testing
10 35 (57.38%) Requirements Analysis
11 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (3.28%) RUP
12 2 (3.28%) Unified Process
13 1 (1.64%) Agile Software Development
13 1 (1.64%) Embedded Software Development
13 1 (1.64%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) C
2 59 (96.72%) C++
3 55 (90.16%) Python
4 6 (9.84%) SQL
5 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 44 (72.13%) Security Cleared
2 36 (59.02%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) MISRA
1 1 (1.64%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 1 (1.64%) Google