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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Test
Rank 630 622 598
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -24
Contract jobs citing GoogleTest 31 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.035% 0.022%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.36% 0.26% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 8
Median daily rate £316 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -8.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £325 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.90% -8.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £39.50

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
8613 7568 6874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.94% 13.29% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5888 4986 4410
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 127 146
Median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.12 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £51.30 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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
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 25 July 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 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 25 July 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 +7 31 £316 +15.00% 7
South East +8 26 £305 +10.90%
Hampshire +7 26 £305 +10.90%
Hook +14 13 £290 -6.45%
London - 5 £525 - 6
City of London - 1 £525 - 1
Southampton - 1 £400 -

GoogleTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 43 (97.73%) Linux
2 41 (93.18%) C
3 39 (88.64%) Unix
4 37 (84.09%) Software Engineering
5 36 (81.82%) Security Cleared
6 35 (79.55%) NUnit
7 34 (77.27%) SC Cleared
8 33 (75.00%) UML
9 32 (72.73%) Multithreading
9 32 (72.73%) Integration Testing
10 31 (70.45%) C++
11 30 (68.18%) Subversion
12 29 (65.91%) Derivative
12 29 (65.91%) CppUnit
12 29 (65.91%) System Integration Testing
13 28 (63.64%) Memory Management
13 28 (63.64%) Unit Testing
13 28 (63.64%) Ant
13 28 (63.64%) ClearCase
13 28 (63.64%) Configuration Management
14 27 (61.36%) OOD
15 26 (59.09%) OO
16 25 (56.82%) Use Case
17 24 (54.55%) Project Management
17 24 (54.55%) Python
18 23 (52.27%) Requirements Analysis
19 16 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
20 5 (11.36%) Motif
20 5 (11.36%) Finance
21 3 (6.82%) 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 35 (79.55%) NUnit
2 30 (68.18%) Subversion
3 29 (65.91%) CppUnit
4 28 (63.64%) Ant
4 28 (63.64%) ClearCase
5 3 (6.82%) Rational Rose
6 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 35 (79.55%) Developer
2 31 (70.45%) C Developer
3 16 (36.36%) C++ Developer
4 14 (31.82%) C/C++ Developer
5 9 (20.45%) Software Engineer
6 6 (13.64%) C/C++ Software Developer
6 6 (13.64%) C++ Software Developer
6 6 (13.64%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.82%) C Software Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Developer in Test
8 2 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Unix Developer
9 1 (2.27%) .NET Software Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) C# Software Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) Linux Developer
9 1 (2.27%) QA Tester
9 1 (2.27%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) Motif
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.27%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 29 (65.91%) Derivative
2 16 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 43 (97.73%) Linux
2 39 (88.64%) Unix
3 2 (4.55%) Windows
4 1 (2.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (84.09%) Software Engineering
2 33 (75.00%) UML
3 32 (72.73%) Integration Testing
3 32 (72.73%) Multithreading
4 29 (65.91%) System Integration Testing
5 28 (63.64%) Configuration Management
5 28 (63.64%) Memory Management
5 28 (63.64%) Unit Testing
6 27 (61.36%) OOD
7 26 (59.09%) OO
8 25 (56.82%) Use Case
9 24 (54.55%) Project Management
10 23 (52.27%) Requirements Analysis
11 3 (6.82%) RUP
11 3 (6.82%) Test Automation
11 3 (6.82%) Unified Process
12 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
13 1 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
13 1 (2.27%) Scrum
13 1 (2.27%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (93.18%) C
2 31 (70.45%) C++
3 24 (54.55%) Python
4 1 (2.27%) C#
4 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.27%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 34 (77.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) MISRA
1 1 (2.27%) MISRA C
1 1 (2.27%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.27%) Google
1 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
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