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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GoogleTest over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google Test
England / South East
Rank - 226 244
Contract jobs citing GoogleTest 0 31 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.36% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category - 2.59% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 22 15
Median daily rate - £275 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+63.63% -8.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.50 -

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
1141 1199 1228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.80% 13.81% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 760 689
Median daily rate £413 £375 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 52 42
Median hourly rate £45.87 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £39.00 £22.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

GoogleTest
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing GoogleTest as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GoogleTest 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 South East region with a requirement for GoogleTest.

1 10 (100.00%) C++
1 10 (100.00%) Unix
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Python
2 9 (90.00%) Derivative
2 9 (90.00%) NUnit
2 9 (90.00%) Integration Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Memory Management
2 9 (90.00%) System Integration Testing
3 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (80.00%) Multithreading
3 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (80.00%) OOD
3 8 (80.00%) C
3 8 (80.00%) UML
3 8 (80.00%) OO
4 7 (70.00%) Project Management
4 7 (70.00%) Use Case
5 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (60.00%) Subversion
5 6 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (60.00%) ClearCase
5 6 (60.00%) Ant
5 6 (60.00%) CppUnit
6 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (10.00%) CMake
8 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket

GoogleTest
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (10.00%) Apache Qpid
1 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) AMQP
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
1 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) NUnit
2 6 (60.00%) Ant
2 6 (60.00%) ClearCase
2 6 (60.00%) CppUnit
2 6 (60.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (10.00%) CMake
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Valgrind
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) C Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) C++ Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Linux Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Unix Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) C/C++ Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C++ Applications Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Derivative
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Integration Testing
1 9 (90.00%) Memory Management
1 9 (90.00%) System Integration Testing
2 8 (80.00%) Multithreading
2 8 (80.00%) OO
2 8 (80.00%) OOD
2 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (80.00%) UML
3 7 (70.00%) Project Management
3 7 (70.00%) Use Case
4 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C++
1 10 (100.00%) Python
2 8 (80.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Google