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 29 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Test
Rank 534 556 547
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -9
Contract jobs citing GoogleTest 57 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.016% 0.016%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.79% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 5 4
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£300 £307 £291
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £299 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £307 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £307 £291
% change year-on-year
-2.28% +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Average hourly rate £28.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 - £35.00

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
7186 5965 5730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.32% 11.65% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4940 3815 3553
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 149 226
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £20.40 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GoogleTest within the UK over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

GoogleTest Daily Rate Histogram 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 12 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 29 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +31 55 £300 -2.28% 3
Hampshire +14 41 £300 -2.28% 2
South East +10 41 £300 -2.28% 2
Hook +3 27 £300 -2.28%
East of England - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
London - - - - 1
Warwick - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -

GoogleTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 55 (85.94%) Linux
2 48 (75.00%) CppUnit
3 42 (65.63%) C
4 41 (64.06%) UML
4 41 (64.06%) UNIX
4 41 (64.06%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (64.06%) NUnit
5 40 (62.50%) SQL
6 39 (60.94%) ClearCase
6 39 (60.94%) Configuration Management
6 39 (60.94%) Subversion
6 39 (60.94%) Software Engineering
7 38 (59.38%) C++
8 36 (56.25%) OOD
9 35 (54.69%) Security Cleared
10 34 (53.13%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (53.13%) Motif
11 33 (51.56%) Python
11 33 (51.56%) Ant
12 31 (48.44%) SC Cleared
13 28 (43.75%) Multithreading
13 28 (43.75%) XML
14 27 (42.19%) Use Case
14 27 (42.19%) CruiseControl
15 23 (35.94%) Project Management
16 22 (34.38%) OO
17 21 (32.81%) Ingres
17 21 (32.81%) PostgreSQL
17 21 (32.81%) wxWidgets
17 21 (32.81%) Google

GoogleTest
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) Ethernet
1 4 (6.25%) HTTP
2 2 (3.13%) Internet
3 1 (1.56%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.56%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (32.81%) Ingres
1 21 (32.81%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (10.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.25%) SQLite
4 3 (4.69%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 48 (75.00%) CppUnit
2 41 (64.06%) NUnit
3 39 (60.94%) Subversion
3 39 (60.94%) ClearCase
4 33 (51.56%) Ant
5 27 (42.19%) CruiseControl
6 20 (31.25%) ClearQuest
7 13 (20.31%) Rational Rose
8 11 (17.19%) Jenkins
9 8 (12.50%) Visual Studio
10 4 (6.25%) Eclipse
11 2 (3.13%) CodeRush
12 1 (1.56%) CMake
12 1 (1.56%) Clang
12 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
12 1 (1.56%) Valgrind
12 1 (1.56%) Gerrit
12 1 (1.56%) ReSharper
General
1 9 (14.06%) Electronics
2 8 (12.50%) Automotive
3 5 (7.81%) Finance
4 4 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (54.69%) Developer
2 20 (31.25%) Software Engineer
3 15 (23.44%) Software Developer
4 13 (20.31%) C Developer
5 9 (14.06%) C++ Developer
6 8 (12.50%) Test Engineer
7 7 (10.94%) Software Test Engineer
7 7 (10.94%) Tester
7 7 (10.94%) Software Tester
8 5 (7.81%) Technical Leader
9 4 (6.25%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Lead Developer
11 2 (3.13%) Consultant
11 2 (3.13%) C++ Software Engineer
11 2 (3.13%) Senior C++ Developer
11 2 (3.13%) Software Consultant
12 1 (1.56%) Team Leader
12 1 (1.56%) Development Team Leader
12 1 (1.56%) C++ Software Developer
12 1 (1.56%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (53.13%) Motif
2 28 (43.75%) XML
3 21 (32.81%) wxWidgets
4 8 (12.50%) STL
4 8 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 7 (10.94%) FIX Protocol
6 6 (9.38%) COM+
6 6 (9.38%) DCOM
6 6 (9.38%) ATL
7 4 (6.25%) Qt
7 4 (6.25%) QML
7 4 (6.25%) OpenGL
8 3 (4.69%) CORBA
8 3 (4.69%) OLE DB
9 2 (3.13%) .NET
10 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.56%) COM
10 1 (1.56%) Web Services
10 1 (1.56%) POSIX
10 1 (1.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 41 (64.06%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (21.88%) Derivative
3 5 (7.81%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) Open Source
4 1 (1.56%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 55 (85.94%) Linux
2 41 (64.06%) UNIX
3 16 (25.00%) Windows
4 8 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.56%) Android
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (64.06%) UML
2 39 (60.94%) Configuration Management
2 39 (60.94%) Software Engineering
3 36 (56.25%) OOD
4 34 (53.13%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (43.75%) Multithreading
6 27 (42.19%) Use Case
7 23 (35.94%) Project Management
8 22 (34.38%) OO
9 20 (31.25%) Memory Management
10 19 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (25.00%) Integration Testing
12 14 (21.88%) RUP
12 14 (21.88%) Unified Process
13 12 (18.75%) Unit Testing
13 12 (18.75%) Refactoring
13 12 (18.75%) Reverse Engineering
14 11 (17.19%) Test Automation
14 11 (17.19%) Test Scripting
15 9 (14.06%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 42 (65.63%) C
2 40 (62.50%) SQL
3 38 (59.38%) C++
4 33 (51.56%) Python
5 7 (10.94%) T-SQL
6 6 (9.38%) Java
7 2 (3.13%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 35 (54.69%) Security Cleared
2 31 (48.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
1 1 (1.56%) JTAG
Vendors
1 21 (32.81%) Google
2 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.69%) Progress
5 1 (1.56%) Apple
5 1 (1.56%) Atmel
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