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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google Test
UK
Rank 576 589 555
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -34
Contract jobs citing GoogleTest 11 41 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.082% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.15% 0.55% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 25 32
Median daily rate £399 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.86% -4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £308 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
+38.86% -4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
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
7389 7507 6902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.47% 15.02% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4926 5013 4694
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 202 123
Median hourly rate £41.50 £41.85 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% +13.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.80 £24.46 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.78 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £41.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +12.97%

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 23 January 2017.

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 7 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 23 January 2017. 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 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 0 10 £324 +12.52% 1
South East -19 3 £324 +12.52%
Hampshire -28 3 £324 +12.52%
Hook -11 2 £324 +9.66%
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

GoogleTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 18 (94.74%) C++
1 18 (94.74%) Linux
1 18 (94.74%) Python
2 16 (84.21%) Unix
3 15 (78.95%) Memory Management
4 13 (68.42%) Security Cleared
5 10 (52.63%) Multithreading
5 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
6 9 (47.37%) NUnit
6 9 (47.37%) OO
6 9 (47.37%) Google
6 9 (47.37%) Derivative
6 9 (47.37%) Integration Testing
6 9 (47.37%) System Integration Testing
7 8 (42.11%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (42.11%) CMake
7 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
7 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (42.11%) Bash Shell
7 8 (42.11%) UML
7 8 (42.11%) OOD
7 8 (42.11%) C
7 8 (42.11%) Scrum
8 7 (36.84%) Project Management
8 7 (36.84%) STL
8 7 (36.84%) Perl
8 7 (36.84%) VoIP
8 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
8 7 (36.84%) Confluence

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 7 (36.84%) Apache Qpid
1 7 (36.84%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) AMQP
1 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
1 7 (36.84%) VoIP
1 7 (36.84%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) NUnit
2 8 (42.11%) CMake
2 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
3 7 (36.84%) Bitbucket
3 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
3 7 (36.84%) JIRA
3 7 (36.84%) Valgrind
4 6 (31.58%) Ant
4 6 (31.58%) ClearCase
4 6 (31.58%) CppUnit
4 6 (31.58%) Subversion
5 1 (5.26%) JUnit
5 1 (5.26%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) C++ Developer
3 4 (21.05%) C Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Linux Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Unix Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) C/C++ Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C++ Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C++ Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Developer in Test
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) STL
2 1 (5.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (5.26%) PowerMock
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Derivative
2 8 (42.11%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (36.84%) Algorithms
4 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.26%) CUDA
5 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
5 1 (5.26%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Linux
2 16 (84.21%) Unix
3 7 (36.84%) CentOS
4 1 (5.26%) Android
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Memory Management
2 10 (52.63%) Multithreading
2 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
3 9 (47.37%) Integration Testing
3 9 (47.37%) OO
3 9 (47.37%) System Integration Testing
4 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (42.11%) OOD
4 8 (42.11%) Scrum
4 8 (42.11%) UML
5 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
5 7 (36.84%) Project Management
5 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
5 7 (36.84%) Use Case
6 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
6 6 (31.58%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Metaprogramming
7 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) C++
1 18 (94.74%) Python
2 8 (42.11%) Bash Shell
2 8 (42.11%) C
3 7 (36.84%) Perl
3 7 (36.84%) Ruby
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) DV Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) MISRA
1 1 (5.26%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Google