The table below looks at the statistics for GoogleTest skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GoogleTest over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Test
Rank 630 654 634
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -20
Contract jobs citing GoogleTest 17 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.009% 0.018%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.19% 0.063% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 5
Median daily rate £290 £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £286 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £250 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 - -

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
8884 7984 7205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.43% 13.88% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5980 5244 4595
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 160 132
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £23.75 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

GoogleTest
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing GoogleTest as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GoogleTest within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +17 17 £290 +16.00% 5
South East +24 16 £290 +16.00%
Hampshire +13 16 £290 +16.00%
Hook +5 9 £290 -6.45%
East of England - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

GoogleTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 with a requirement for GoogleTest.

1 35 (97.22%) Linux
2 34 (94.44%) Unix
3 32 (88.89%) C
4 29 (80.56%) NUnit
4 29 (80.56%) Software Engineering
4 29 (80.56%) Integration Testing
5 28 (77.78%) Security Cleared
6 27 (75.00%) UML
6 27 (75.00%) Multithreading
6 27 (75.00%) SC Cleared
7 26 (72.22%) System Integration Testing
7 26 (72.22%) Derivative
7 26 (72.22%) Subversion
8 25 (69.44%) CppUnit
8 25 (69.44%) ClearCase
8 25 (69.44%) Ant
8 25 (69.44%) Configuration Management
9 24 (66.67%) C++
10 23 (63.89%) OO
11 22 (61.11%) OOD
11 22 (61.11%) Use Case
11 22 (61.11%) Memory Management
12 21 (58.33%) Unit Testing
12 21 (58.33%) Project Management
13 20 (55.56%) Requirements Analysis
14 19 (52.78%) Python
15 13 (36.11%) Analytical Skills
16 5 (13.89%) Motif
16 5 (13.89%) Finance
17 3 (8.33%) Unified Process

GoogleTest
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Development Applications
1 29 (80.56%) NUnit
2 26 (72.22%) Subversion
3 25 (69.44%) Ant
3 25 (69.44%) ClearCase
3 25 (69.44%) CppUnit
4 3 (8.33%) Rational Rose
5 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Developer
2 24 (66.67%) C Developer
3 11 (30.56%) C++ Developer
4 9 (25.00%) C/C++ Developer
5 7 (19.44%) Software Engineer
6 6 (16.67%) C/C++ Software Developer
6 6 (16.67%) C++ Software Developer
6 6 (16.67%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Developer in Test
7 2 (5.56%) Unix Developer
8 1 (2.78%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Linux Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) QA Tester
8 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) Motif
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.78%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 26 (72.22%) Derivative
2 13 (36.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 35 (97.22%) Linux
2 34 (94.44%) Unix
3 1 (2.78%) CentOS
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (80.56%) Integration Testing
1 29 (80.56%) Software Engineering
2 27 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 27 (75.00%) UML
3 26 (72.22%) System Integration Testing
4 25 (69.44%) Configuration Management
5 23 (63.89%) OO
6 22 (61.11%) Memory Management
6 22 (61.11%) OOD
6 22 (61.11%) Use Case
7 21 (58.33%) Project Management
7 21 (58.33%) Unit Testing
8 20 (55.56%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (8.33%) RUP
9 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 3 (8.33%) Unified Process
10 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (2.78%) SDLC
10 1 (2.78%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (88.89%) C
2 24 (66.67%) C++
3 19 (52.78%) Python
4 1 (2.78%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 27 (75.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) MISRA
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Google
1 1 (2.78%) Red Hat