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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Test
Rank 626 606 597
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -9
Contract jobs citing GoogleTest 4 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.018% 0.004%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.049% 0.14% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
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£250 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +25.00%
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
8126 7216 6261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.92% 12.76% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5362 4640 4009
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 134 137
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £30.00 £23.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £71.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

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 4 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 3 September 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 0 4 £250 -16.52% 2
England -8 4 £250 -16.52% 2
South East -9 4 £250 -16.52% 2
Basingstoke - 4 £250 - 1

GoogleTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 30 (100.00%) C
2 27 (90.00%) Linux
3 26 (86.67%) UML
3 26 (86.67%) OOD
4 25 (83.33%) UNIX
5 24 (80.00%) NUnit
5 24 (80.00%) Software Engineering
6 23 (76.67%) C++
7 22 (73.33%) Security Cleared
8 21 (70.00%) Subversion
8 21 (70.00%) ClearCase
9 18 (60.00%) Configuration Management
10 17 (56.67%) Ant
10 17 (56.67%) CppUnit
10 17 (56.67%) SC Cleared
10 17 (56.67%) Integration Testing
11 16 (53.33%) Unit Testing
11 16 (53.33%) OO
12 15 (50.00%) Multithreading
12 15 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
12 15 (50.00%) Memory Management
13 14 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (43.33%) Derivative
15 12 (40.00%) Use Case
16 10 (33.33%) Project Management
17 9 (30.00%) Python
18 7 (23.33%) Motif
18 7 (23.33%) Rational Rose
18 7 (23.33%) RUP
18 7 (23.33%) Unified Process

GoogleTest
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Ingres
1 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (80.00%) NUnit
2 21 (70.00%) ClearCase
2 21 (70.00%) Subversion
3 17 (56.67%) CppUnit
3 17 (56.67%) Ant
4 7 (23.33%) Rational Rose
5 1 (3.33%) ClearQuest
5 1 (3.33%) CruiseControl
General
1 1 (3.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Developer
2 15 (50.00%) C Developer
3 10 (33.33%) C++ Developer
4 7 (23.33%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) AWS Developer
6 1 (3.33%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Release Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) Motif
2 1 (3.33%) wxWidgets
2 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (43.33%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 27 (90.00%) Linux
2 25 (83.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) OOD
1 26 (86.67%) UML
2 24 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 18 (60.00%) Configuration Management
4 17 (56.67%) Integration Testing
5 16 (53.33%) Unit Testing
5 16 (53.33%) OO
6 15 (50.00%) Multithreading
6 15 (50.00%) Memory Management
6 15 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
7 12 (40.00%) Use Case
8 10 (33.33%) Project Management
9 7 (23.33%) Unified Process
9 7 (23.33%) RUP
10 5 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
11 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (3.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) C
2 23 (76.67%) C++
3 9 (30.00%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 17 (56.67%) SC Cleared