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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Test
Rank 571 583 517
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -66
Contract jobs citing GoogleTest 25 12 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.023% 0.078%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.36% 0.18% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 27
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.18% +4.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £306 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
-8.18% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £39.50 -
UK excluding London average 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
6890 6741 5310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.92% 12.73% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4517 4356 3337
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 152 151
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.68 £31.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +0.80%

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
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 5 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 May 2015. 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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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
Hampshire +16 25 £275 -8.18%
South East +13 25 £275 -8.18%
England -9 25 £275 -8.18%
Basingstoke - 7 £250 -
Hook -9 5 £310 +3.50%

GoogleTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 60 (98.36%) C
2 57 (93.44%) Linux
2 57 (93.44%) UNIX
3 50 (81.97%) UML
4 49 (80.33%) NUnit
5 48 (78.69%) Software Engineering
6 47 (77.05%) Subversion
6 47 (77.05%) ClearCase
7 46 (75.41%) CppUnit
8 45 (73.77%) OOD
8 45 (73.77%) C++
9 44 (72.13%) Configuration Management
10 43 (70.49%) Security Cleared
11 41 (67.21%) Analytical Skills
11 41 (67.21%) OO
12 38 (62.30%) Ant
12 38 (62.30%) SC Cleared
13 29 (47.54%) Memory Management
13 29 (47.54%) Multithreading
13 29 (47.54%) Integration Testing
14 28 (45.90%) Use Case
15 27 (44.26%) System Integration Testing
16 25 (40.98%) Derivative
17 23 (37.70%) Motif
18 21 (34.43%) Project Management
19 20 (32.79%) Unit Testing
20 17 (27.87%) Unified Process
20 17 (27.87%) Rational Rose
20 17 (27.87%) RUP
21 16 (26.23%) Python

GoogleTest
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 7 (11.48%) Doxygen
2 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) Bluetooth
1 7 (11.48%) GSM
2 1 (1.64%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) Ingres
1 8 (13.11%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 49 (80.33%) NUnit
2 47 (77.05%) Subversion
2 47 (77.05%) ClearCase
3 46 (75.41%) CppUnit
4 38 (62.30%) Ant
5 17 (27.87%) Rational Rose
6 14 (22.95%) CruiseControl
7 8 (13.11%) ClearQuest
8 7 (11.48%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.64%) CodeRush
9 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (1.64%) Military
1 1 (1.64%) Banking
1 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (47.54%) Developer
2 20 (32.79%) Software Engineer
3 17 (27.87%) C Developer
4 11 (18.03%) C++ Developer
5 8 (13.11%) Software Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.28%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (3.28%) AWS Developer
8 1 (1.64%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (1.64%) Senior C++ Developer
8 1 (1.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (1.64%) Release Engineer
8 1 (1.64%) C Software Engineer
8 1 (1.64%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.64%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (37.70%) Motif
2 9 (14.75%) XML
3 8 (13.11%) wxWidgets
4 7 (11.48%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.64%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.64%) ATL
5 1 (1.64%) COM+
5 1 (1.64%) DCOM
5 1 (1.64%) STL
5 1 (1.64%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 41 (67.21%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (40.98%) Derivative
3 5 (8.20%) Raspberry Pi
3 5 (8.20%) BeagleBone
4 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.28%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 57 (93.44%) Linux
1 57 (93.44%) UNIX
2 7 (11.48%) Windows
3 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (81.97%) UML
2 48 (78.69%) Software Engineering
3 45 (73.77%) OOD
4 44 (72.13%) Configuration Management
5 41 (67.21%) OO
6 29 (47.54%) Memory Management
6 29 (47.54%) Multithreading
6 29 (47.54%) Integration Testing
7 28 (45.90%) Use Case
8 27 (44.26%) System Integration Testing
9 21 (34.43%) Project Management
10 20 (32.79%) Unit Testing
11 17 (27.87%) Unified Process
11 17 (27.87%) RUP
12 15 (24.59%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (11.48%) Requirements Analysis
14 4 (6.56%) Reverse Engineering
14 4 (6.56%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
14 4 (6.56%) Refactoring
15 3 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (98.36%) C
2 45 (73.77%) C++
3 16 (26.23%) Python
4 9 (14.75%) SQL
5 6 (9.84%) Java
6 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (70.49%) Security Cleared
2 38 (62.30%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
1 8 (13.11%) Google
2 1 (1.64%) Red Hat