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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Test
Rank 591 572 599
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +27
Contract jobs citing GoogleTest 10 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.006% 0.007%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.14% 0.048% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Average daily rate
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£337 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £337 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.41% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
7115 6222 6354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.84% 11.70% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4549 3972 3651
Average daily rate £388 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 130 221
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £24.00 £21.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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
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 20 August 2014.

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 18 (81.82%) CppUnit
2 15 (68.18%) UML
2 15 (68.18%) Configuration Management
2 15 (68.18%) Software Engineering
3 13 (59.09%) Linux
4 12 (54.55%) UNIX
4 12 (54.55%) OOD
4 12 (54.55%) C
4 12 (54.55%) Ant
4 12 (54.55%) NUnit
4 12 (54.55%) Subversion
4 12 (54.55%) Motif
4 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
4 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
5 11 (50.00%) Multithreading
5 11 (50.00%) Use Case
5 11 (50.00%) ClearCase
6 10 (45.45%) C++
6 10 (45.45%) STL
6 10 (45.45%) Google
6 10 (45.45%) Project Management
6 10 (45.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 9 (40.91%) Integration Testing
7 9 (40.91%) Unified Process
7 9 (40.91%) Automated Testing
7 9 (40.91%) RUP
7 9 (40.91%) Rational Rose
8 8 (36.36%) OO
8 8 (36.36%) Memory Management
9 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio

GoogleTest
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (81.82%) CppUnit
2 12 (54.55%) Ant
2 12 (54.55%) NUnit
2 12 (54.55%) Subversion
3 11 (50.00%) ClearCase
4 9 (40.91%) Rational Rose
5 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
6 3 (13.64%) LabVIEW
7 1 (4.55%) Valgrind
7 1 (4.55%) Gerrit
7 1 (4.55%) CodeRush
7 1 (4.55%) CMake
7 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
7 1 (4.55%) ReSharper
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Software Engineer
2 9 (40.91%) Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Lead Developer
4 4 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) C++ Programmer
5 3 (13.64%) Programmer
5 3 (13.64%) Software Programmer
6 2 (9.09%) C Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
6 2 (9.09%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (9.09%) C++ Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior C++ Developer
7 1 (4.55%) C++ Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) Motif
2 10 (45.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 10 (45.45%) STL
3 6 (27.27%) XML
4 4 (18.18%) COM+
4 4 (18.18%) DCOM
4 4 (18.18%) ATL
5 3 (13.64%) Qt
6 2 (9.09%) OLE DB
6 2 (9.09%) .NET
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.55%) COM
7 1 (4.55%) Web Services
7 1 (4.55%) POSIX
7 1 (4.55%) WinRT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Derivative
2 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Linux
2 12 (54.55%) UNIX
3 2 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.55%) Android
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) UML
1 15 (68.18%) Configuration Management
1 15 (68.18%) Software Engineering
2 12 (54.55%) OOD
3 11 (50.00%) Use Case
3 11 (50.00%) Multithreading
4 10 (45.45%) Project Management
5 9 (40.91%) Unified Process
5 9 (40.91%) RUP
5 9 (40.91%) Integration Testing
5 9 (40.91%) Automated Testing
6 8 (36.36%) Memory Management
6 8 (36.36%) OO
7 6 (27.27%) TDD
8 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Validation
10 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) C
2 10 (45.45%) C++
3 6 (27.27%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
1 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Google
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Apple