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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Test
Rank 612 604 595
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing GoogleTest 15 33 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.060% 0.094%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.18% 0.40% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 30
Median daily rate £318 £280 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.39% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £305 £312
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Median hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London median 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
8363 8199 7456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.66% 14.99% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5627 5510 5131
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 185 118
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.68 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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
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 5 December 2016.

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 4 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 5 December 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 -18 14 £316 +12.94% 2
Hampshire -4 10 £316 +12.94%
South East -10 10 £316 +12.94%
Hook -4 5 £318 +15.45%

GoogleTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 28 (96.55%) Linux
2 27 (93.10%) Unix
3 24 (82.76%) Security Cleared
4 23 (79.31%) C++
5 22 (75.86%) Python
5 22 (75.86%) NUnit
5 22 (75.86%) Integration Testing
5 22 (75.86%) Memory Management
6 21 (72.41%) System Integration Testing
6 21 (72.41%) Derivative
6 21 (72.41%) Software Engineering
6 21 (72.41%) C
6 21 (72.41%) UML
7 19 (65.52%) Multithreading
8 18 (62.07%) CppUnit
8 18 (62.07%) OO
8 18 (62.07%) Ant
8 18 (62.07%) ClearCase
8 18 (62.07%) Configuration Management
8 18 (62.07%) Subversion
9 17 (58.62%) OOD
9 17 (58.62%) SC Cleared
9 17 (58.62%) Unit Testing
10 16 (55.17%) Use Case
10 16 (55.17%) Requirements Analysis
10 16 (55.17%) Project Management
11 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (20.69%) Google
12 6 (20.69%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (20.69%) CMake

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.24%) Apache Qpid
1 5 (17.24%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) AMQP
1 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
1 5 (17.24%) VoIP
1 5 (17.24%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 22 (75.86%) NUnit
2 18 (62.07%) Ant
2 18 (62.07%) ClearCase
2 18 (62.07%) CppUnit
2 18 (62.07%) Subversion
3 6 (20.69%) CMake
4 5 (17.24%) Bitbucket
4 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
4 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
4 5 (17.24%) JIRA
4 5 (17.24%) Valgrind
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Developer
2 13 (44.83%) C Developer
3 11 (37.93%) C++ Developer
4 7 (24.14%) Software Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) C/C++ Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Software Developer
6 3 (10.34%) C/C++ Software Developer
6 3 (10.34%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (6.90%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Linux Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Unix Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Applications Developer
8 1 (3.45%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) C++ Applications Developer
8 1 (3.45%) C++ Programmer
8 1 (3.45%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Programmer
8 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) STL
2 2 (6.90%) Motif
3 1 (3.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 21 (72.41%) Derivative
2 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (20.69%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (17.24%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.45%) CUDA
5 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.45%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 28 (96.55%) Linux
2 27 (93.10%) Unix
3 5 (17.24%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Integration Testing
1 22 (75.86%) Memory Management
2 21 (72.41%) Software Engineering
2 21 (72.41%) System Integration Testing
2 21 (72.41%) UML
3 19 (65.52%) Multithreading
4 18 (62.07%) Configuration Management
4 18 (62.07%) OO
5 17 (58.62%) OOD
5 17 (58.62%) Unit Testing
6 16 (55.17%) Project Management
6 16 (55.17%) Requirements Analysis
6 16 (55.17%) Use Case
7 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (17.24%) Scrum
8 1 (3.45%) Metaprogramming
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) C++
2 22 (75.86%) Python
3 21 (72.41%) C
4 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
4 5 (17.24%) Perl
4 5 (17.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (82.76%) Security Cleared
2 17 (58.62%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) MISRA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Google
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Wenham Carter
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