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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Test
Rank 613 608 616
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing GoogleTest 29 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.045% 0.018%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.35% 0.33% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 5
Median daily rate £320 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -16.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £308 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+23.00% -16.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
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
8227 7465 6951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.51% 13.33% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5670 4922 4446
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 £313 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 126 156
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £22.18 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

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 June 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 June 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 +3 29 £320 +28.00% 4
South East +4 24 £308 +23.00%
Hampshire +2 24 £308 +23.00%
Hook +11 12 £290 -6.45%
London - 5 £525 - 4
Southampton - 1 £400 -
City of London - 1 £525 - 1

GoogleTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 54 (98.18%) Linux
2 52 (94.55%) C
3 49 (89.09%) Unix
4 48 (87.27%) Software Engineering
5 46 (83.64%) NUnit
6 44 (80.00%) UML
7 43 (78.18%) Security Cleared
8 42 (76.36%) C++
9 41 (74.55%) Multithreading
10 40 (72.73%) Integration Testing
10 40 (72.73%) Subversion
10 40 (72.73%) SC Cleared
11 39 (70.91%) CppUnit
11 39 (70.91%) OOD
12 38 (69.09%) ClearCase
12 38 (69.09%) Configuration Management
12 38 (69.09%) Ant
13 37 (67.27%) Memory Management
14 36 (65.45%) System Integration Testing
14 36 (65.45%) Derivative
15 35 (63.64%) OO
16 34 (61.82%) Use Case
17 33 (60.00%) Unit Testing
17 33 (60.00%) Project Management
18 32 (58.18%) Python
19 28 (50.91%) Requirements Analysis
20 26 (47.27%) Analytical Skills
21 10 (18.18%) Motif
22 5 (9.09%) Unified Process
22 5 (9.09%) Finance

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) Ingres
1 3 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (83.64%) NUnit
2 40 (72.73%) Subversion
3 39 (70.91%) CppUnit
4 38 (69.09%) Ant
4 38 (69.09%) ClearCase
5 5 (9.09%) Rational Rose
6 3 (5.45%) ClearQuest
6 3 (5.45%) CruiseControl
7 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 5 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 41 (74.55%) Developer
2 34 (61.82%) C Developer
3 17 (30.91%) C++ Developer
4 15 (27.27%) Software Engineer
5 14 (25.45%) C/C++ Developer
6 8 (14.55%) C Software Engineer
6 8 (14.55%) Software Developer
7 7 (12.73%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (12.73%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (10.91%) C/C++ Software Developer
8 6 (10.91%) C++ Software Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) Developer in Test
10 2 (3.64%) Unix Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Unix Engineer
11 1 (1.82%) .NET Software Engineer
11 1 (1.82%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 1 (1.82%) Embedded Engineer
11 1 (1.82%) Linux Developer
11 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) Motif
2 3 (5.45%) wxWidgets
2 3 (5.45%) XML
3 1 (1.82%) .NET
3 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.82%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 36 (65.45%) Derivative
2 26 (47.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 54 (98.18%) Linux
2 49 (89.09%) Unix
3 2 (3.64%) Windows
4 1 (1.82%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (87.27%) Software Engineering
2 44 (80.00%) UML
3 41 (74.55%) Multithreading
4 40 (72.73%) Integration Testing
5 39 (70.91%) OOD
6 38 (69.09%) Configuration Management
7 37 (67.27%) Memory Management
8 36 (65.45%) System Integration Testing
9 35 (63.64%) OO
10 34 (61.82%) Use Case
11 33 (60.00%) Project Management
11 33 (60.00%) Unit Testing
12 28 (50.91%) Requirements Analysis
13 5 (9.09%) RUP
13 5 (9.09%) Unified Process
14 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
15 3 (5.45%) Test Automation
16 2 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
17 1 (1.82%) Scrum
17 1 (1.82%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (94.55%) C
2 42 (76.36%) C++
3 32 (58.18%) Python
4 4 (7.27%) SQL
5 1 (1.82%) C#
5 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.82%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 43 (78.18%) Security Cleared
2 40 (72.73%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) MISRA
1 1 (1.82%) MISRA C
1 1 (1.82%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (1.82%) Google
1 1 (1.82%) Red Hat