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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Test
Rank 581 562 564
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +2
Contract jobs citing GoogleTest 2 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.006% 0.013%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.030% 0.052% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
6674 5761 5953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.04% 11.97% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4342 3772 3435
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 123 208
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.75 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) UML
1 14 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 13 (92.86%) Software Engineering
3 11 (78.57%) NUnit
3 11 (78.57%) Subversion
3 11 (78.57%) Motif
3 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
3 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
3 11 (78.57%) CppUnit
3 11 (78.57%) UNIX
3 11 (78.57%) Linux
3 11 (78.57%) C
3 11 (78.57%) Ant
3 11 (78.57%) OOD
4 10 (71.43%) ClearCase
4 10 (71.43%) Use Case
5 9 (64.29%) Project Management
6 8 (57.14%) Unified Process
6 8 (57.14%) RUP
6 8 (57.14%) Rational Rose
7 7 (50.00%) OO
7 7 (50.00%) Multithreading
7 7 (50.00%) Memory Management
8 6 (42.86%) Integration Testing
8 6 (42.86%) Derivative
9 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
9 3 (21.43%) Google
9 3 (21.43%) Qt
9 3 (21.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing

GoogleTest
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) NUnit
1 11 (78.57%) Subversion
1 11 (78.57%) CppUnit
1 11 (78.57%) Ant
2 10 (71.43%) ClearCase
3 8 (57.14%) Rational Rose
4 3 (21.43%) LabVIEW
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Software Programmer
2 3 (21.43%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) C++ Programmer
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) Motif
2 3 (21.43%) Qt
2 3 (21.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (21.43%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) UNIX
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) UML
1 14 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 13 (92.86%) Software Engineering
3 11 (78.57%) OOD
4 10 (71.43%) Use Case
5 9 (64.29%) Project Management
6 8 (57.14%) Unified Process
6 8 (57.14%) RUP
7 7 (50.00%) OO
7 7 (50.00%) Multithreading
7 7 (50.00%) Memory Management
8 6 (42.86%) Integration Testing
9 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
9 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
9 3 (21.43%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) C
2 3 (21.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
1 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Google