The table below looks at the statistics for GoogleTest skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GoogleTest over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Test
Rank 134 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GoogleTest 13 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.40% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.56% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £306 £283
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +8.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.50 - -
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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
507 259 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.54% 10.89% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 165 158
Average daily rate £400 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £428 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 15 39
Average hourly rate £47.50 £31.90 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.90% -20.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £20.15 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

GoogleTest
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

GoogleTest Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

GoogleTest
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

GoogleTest Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

GoogleTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 11 (84.62%) SQL
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
1 11 (84.62%) Python
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (84.62%) Google
2 10 (76.92%) Test Scripting
2 10 (76.92%) Test Automation
3 8 (61.54%) Electronics
4 7 (53.85%) Automotive
4 7 (53.85%) Automation Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
6 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
6 4 (30.77%) OpenGL
6 4 (30.77%) SQLite
6 4 (30.77%) Multithreading
6 4 (30.77%) Qt
6 4 (30.77%) QML
7 3 (23.08%) CORBA
7 3 (23.08%) Progress
7 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
7 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
8 2 (15.38%) C++
8 2 (15.38%) Embedded C++
8 2 (15.38%) TDD
8 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
9 1 (7.69%) OOP
9 1 (7.69%) OOD
9 1 (7.69%) Internet
9 1 (7.69%) JTAG

GoogleTest
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
2 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) CppUnit
General
1 8 (61.54%) Electronics
2 7 (53.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineer
1 8 (61.54%) Test Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Software Test Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Software Tester
2 7 (53.85%) Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) OpenGL
1 4 (30.77%) Qt
1 4 (30.77%) QML
2 3 (23.08%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Test Scripting
2 10 (76.92%) Test Automation
3 7 (53.85%) Automation Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) Multithreading
6 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
7 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
7 2 (15.38%) TDD
8 1 (7.69%) OOP
8 1 (7.69%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
1 11 (84.62%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) Embedded C++
2 2 (15.38%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) JTAG
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Google
2 3 (23.08%) Progress
3 1 (7.69%) Atmel