The table below looks at the statistics for GoogleTest skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GoogleTest over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Test
Rank 586 - 581
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GoogleTest 27 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% - 0.013%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.36% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 4
Average daily rate
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£300 - £301
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 - £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 - £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - £301
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 - -

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

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7439 6195 6084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.75% 11.81% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5001 4023 3446
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 146 234
Average hourly rate £38.50 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.50 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

GoogleTest
Jobs Demand Trend

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

GoogleTest Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GoogleTest
Daily Rate Trend

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

GoogleTest Daily Rate Trend in the UK

GoogleTest
Hourly Rate Trend

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

GoogleTest Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

GoogleTest
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GoogleTest within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
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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
England - 22 £300 - 4
Hampshire - 16 £300 - 1
South East - 16 £300 - 1
Hook - 12 £300 - 1
London - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -

GoogleTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 29 (74.36%) Linux
1 29 (74.36%) CppUnit
2 24 (61.54%) SQL
3 23 (58.97%) UML
3 23 (58.97%) OOD
3 23 (58.97%) Software Engineering
4 22 (56.41%) NUnit
4 22 (56.41%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (56.41%) C
4 22 (56.41%) C++
4 22 (56.41%) Configuration Management
5 21 (53.85%) Motif
5 21 (53.85%) Ant
5 21 (53.85%) UNIX
5 21 (53.85%) ClearCase
5 21 (53.85%) Subversion
6 20 (51.28%) Security Cleared
7 19 (48.72%) Multithreading
8 18 (46.15%) XML
9 17 (43.59%) Project Management
9 17 (43.59%) SC Cleared
9 17 (43.59%) Use Case
10 16 (41.03%) Google
10 16 (41.03%) Python
11 15 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (35.90%) Unified Process
12 14 (35.90%) RUP
13 13 (33.33%) Rational Rose
14 12 (30.77%) Integration Testing
15 11 (28.21%) Memory Management

GoogleTest
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) HTTP
2 3 (7.69%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) Ingres
1 10 (25.64%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.26%) RDBMS
4 3 (7.69%) SQLite
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (74.36%) CppUnit
2 22 (56.41%) NUnit
3 21 (53.85%) Ant
3 21 (53.85%) ClearCase
3 21 (53.85%) Subversion
4 13 (33.33%) Rational Rose
5 10 (25.64%) CruiseControl
5 10 (25.64%) ClearQuest
6 9 (23.08%) Visual Studio
7 3 (7.69%) Eclipse
7 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.56%) ReSharper
8 1 (2.56%) Valgrind
8 1 (2.56%) Gerrit
8 1 (2.56%) CodeRush
8 1 (2.56%) CMake
8 1 (2.56%) LabVIEW
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Electronics
3 3 (7.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Developer
2 16 (41.03%) Software Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) C Developer
4 7 (17.95%) C++ Developer
5 6 (15.38%) Software Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Lead Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Test Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Team Leader
8 2 (5.13%) Development Team Leader
8 2 (5.13%) Software Tester
8 2 (5.13%) Tester
9 1 (2.56%) Consultant
9 1 (2.56%) Applications Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Programmer
9 1 (2.56%) C++ Programmer
9 1 (2.56%) Senior C++ Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (53.85%) Motif
2 18 (46.15%) XML
3 10 (25.64%) wxWidgets
3 10 (25.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 10 (25.64%) STL
4 6 (15.38%) COM+
4 6 (15.38%) DCOM
4 6 (15.38%) ATL
5 4 (10.26%) Qt
6 3 (7.69%) QML
6 3 (7.69%) OpenGL
7 2 (5.13%) CORBA
7 2 (5.13%) OLE DB
7 2 (5.13%) .NET
8 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.56%) COM
8 1 (2.56%) Web Services
8 1 (2.56%) POSIX
8 1 (2.56%) WinRT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (56.41%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (25.64%) Derivative
3 1 (2.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 29 (74.36%) Linux
2 21 (53.85%) UNIX
3 7 (17.95%) Windows
4 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.56%) Android
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) UML
1 23 (58.97%) OOD
1 23 (58.97%) Software Engineering
2 22 (56.41%) Configuration Management
3 19 (48.72%) Multithreading
4 17 (43.59%) Project Management
4 17 (43.59%) Use Case
5 15 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (35.90%) Unified Process
6 14 (35.90%) RUP
7 12 (30.77%) Integration Testing
8 11 (28.21%) Memory Management
8 11 (28.21%) OO
9 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (23.08%) TDD
10 9 (23.08%) Automated Testing
11 6 (15.38%) Unit Testing
12 5 (12.82%) Reverse Engineering
12 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
12 5 (12.82%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) SQL
2 22 (56.41%) C
2 22 (56.41%) C++
3 16 (41.03%) Python
4 8 (20.51%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.56%) C#
5 1 (2.56%) Embedded C++
5 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (51.28%) Security Cleared
2 17 (43.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
1 1 (2.56%) JTAG
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Google
2 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.13%) Progress
5 1 (2.56%) Apple
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Softweb Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £25 to £32 per hour Rate DOE, 6 Months + Extension, Home work 3 d
Posted: 2 days ago
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LA International
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago