The table below looks at the statistics for GoogleTest skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GoogleTest over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Test
Rank 214 223 208
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Contract jobs citing GoogleTest 35 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.95% 1.44% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 8
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£305 £306 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.37% +6.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £295 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £308 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £306 £288
% change year-on-year
-2.12% +6.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 - £35.00
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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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1185 905 838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.92% 10.74% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 492 457
Average daily rate £375 £348 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 60
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £34.13 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £44.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

GoogleTest
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

GoogleTest Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

GoogleTest
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

GoogleTest Daily Rate Trend in the South East

GoogleTest
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GoogleTest across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

GoogleTest Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

GoogleTest
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

GoogleTest Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

GoogleTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 51 (100.00%) C
1 51 (100.00%) Linux
1 51 (100.00%) UML
1 51 (100.00%) NUnit
1 51 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (98.04%) CppUnit
2 50 (98.04%) UNIX
3 49 (96.08%) ClearCase
3 49 (96.08%) Configuration Management
3 49 (96.08%) Subversion
4 45 (88.24%) Security Cleared
5 43 (84.31%) Software Engineering
6 41 (80.39%) SC Cleared
6 41 (80.39%) OOD
7 40 (78.43%) Motif
8 39 (76.47%) Ant
9 36 (70.59%) C++
10 34 (66.67%) CruiseControl
10 34 (66.67%) Use Case
10 34 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (56.86%) OO
12 27 (52.94%) Project Management
12 27 (52.94%) Multithreading
12 27 (52.94%) Memory Management
13 24 (47.06%) wxWidgets
13 24 (47.06%) PostgreSQL
13 24 (47.06%) SQL
13 24 (47.06%) XML
13 24 (47.06%) Ingres
13 24 (47.06%) Python

GoogleTest
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 11 (21.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (47.06%) PostgreSQL
1 24 (47.06%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 51 (100.00%) NUnit
2 50 (98.04%) CppUnit
3 49 (96.08%) ClearCase
3 49 (96.08%) Subversion
4 39 (76.47%) Ant
5 34 (66.67%) CruiseControl
6 23 (45.10%) ClearQuest
7 16 (31.37%) Rational Rose
8 10 (19.61%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 27 (52.94%) Developer
2 13 (25.49%) C Developer
2 13 (25.49%) Software Developer
2 13 (25.49%) Software Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) Technical Leader
4 4 (7.84%) C++ Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Software Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) Consultant
6 1 (1.96%) Senior Developer
6 1 (1.96%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Senior C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (78.43%) Motif
2 24 (47.06%) wxWidgets
2 24 (47.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (35.29%) Derivative
3 7 (13.73%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Linux
2 50 (98.04%) UNIX
3 19 (37.25%) Windows
4 9 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (100.00%) UML
2 49 (96.08%) Configuration Management
3 43 (84.31%) Software Engineering
4 41 (80.39%) OOD
5 34 (66.67%) Use Case
5 34 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (56.86%) OO
7 27 (52.94%) Project Management
7 27 (52.94%) Multithreading
7 27 (52.94%) Memory Management
8 18 (35.29%) Integration Testing
9 17 (33.33%) RUP
9 17 (33.33%) Unified Process
10 15 (29.41%) Refactoring
10 15 (29.41%) Reverse Engineering
11 10 (19.61%) Unit Testing
12 8 (15.69%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
13 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
14 3 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) C
2 36 (70.59%) C++
3 24 (47.06%) SQL
3 24 (47.06%) Python
4 10 (19.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 45 (88.24%) Security Cleared
2 41 (80.39%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.65%) Red Hat
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