The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for GoogleTest skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GoogleTest over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google Test
UK / England
Rank 558 589 574
Rank change year-on-year +31 -15  
Contract jobs citing GoogleTest 8 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.053% 0.061%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% 0.36% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 17
Median daily rate £450 £283 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +59.29% -5.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £273 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £305 £329
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £283 £300
% change year-on-year +59.29% -5.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £31.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.50 -

GoogleTest is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7240 7179 6439
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.47% 14.63% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4876 4821 4173
Median daily rate £447 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 170 125
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.67% +12.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.50 £28.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £49.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

GoogleTest
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing GoogleTest as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for GoogleTest in England

GoogleTest
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GoogleTest in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for GoogleTest in England

GoogleTest
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GoogleTest in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for GoogleTest in England

GoogleTest
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GoogleTest within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 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
London - 5 £485 - 1
South West +6 3 £450 -
GoogleTest
UK

GoogleTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for GoogleTest.

1 25 (100.00%) Python
2 19 (76.00%) Linux
3 18 (72.00%) C++
3 18 (72.00%) Security Cleared
4 16 (64.00%) Bash Shell
4 16 (64.00%) Google
4 16 (64.00%) Unix
4 16 (64.00%) Jenkins
5 15 (60.00%) Memory Management
5 15 (60.00%) Git (software)
6 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (56.00%) CMake
7 13 (52.00%) Bitbucket
7 13 (52.00%) Docker
7 13 (52.00%) Apache Qpid
7 13 (52.00%) Ruby
7 13 (52.00%) Automated Testing
7 13 (52.00%) JIRA
7 13 (52.00%) Wireshark
7 13 (52.00%) AMQP
7 13 (52.00%) Confluence
7 13 (52.00%) Perl
7 13 (52.00%) VoIP
8 11 (44.00%) Software Engineering
8 11 (44.00%) Valgrind
9 10 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (36.00%) Integration Testing
10 9 (36.00%) NUnit
10 9 (36.00%) Derivative
10 9 (36.00%) System Integration Testing

GoogleTest
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (52.00%) Apache Qpid
1 13 (52.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) AMQP
1 13 (52.00%) VoIP
1 13 (52.00%) Wireshark
2 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (20.00%) dBASE
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 16 (64.00%) Jenkins
2 15 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 14 (56.00%) CMake
4 13 (52.00%) Bitbucket
4 13 (52.00%) JIRA
5 11 (44.00%) Valgrind
6 9 (36.00%) NUnit
7 6 (24.00%) Ant
7 6 (24.00%) ClearCase
7 6 (24.00%) CppUnit
7 6 (24.00%) Subversion
8 3 (12.00%) VTune
9 2 (8.00%) Clang
9 2 (8.00%) GCC
10 1 (4.00%) JUnit
10 1 (4.00%) Mockito
10 1 (4.00%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) C++ Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Applications Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Oracle Applications Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (16.00%) C Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Linux Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Unix Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Build Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) C/C++ Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C++ Applications Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Developer in Test
7 1 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Unix Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) STL
2 6 (24.00%) CSS
2 6 (24.00%) HTML
3 2 (8.00%) LLVM
4 1 (4.00%) PowerMock
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Derivative
2 7 (28.00%) Algorithms
2 7 (28.00%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Linux
2 16 (64.00%) Unix
3 7 (28.00%) CentOS
4 2 (8.00%) Windows
5 1 (4.00%) Android
5 1 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Memory Management
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (52.00%) Automated Testing
4 11 (44.00%) Software Engineering
5 10 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (36.00%) Integration Testing
6 9 (36.00%) System Integration Testing
7 8 (32.00%) Multithreading
7 8 (32.00%) OO
7 8 (32.00%) OOD
7 8 (32.00%) Scrum
7 8 (32.00%) UML
7 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
8 7 (28.00%) Project Management
8 7 (28.00%) Use Case
9 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
9 6 (24.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (20.00%) ETL
11 2 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 2 (8.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Python
2 18 (72.00%) C++
3 16 (64.00%) Bash Shell
4 13 (52.00%) Perl
4 13 (52.00%) Ruby
5 8 (32.00%) C
6 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (24.00%) PL/SQL
7 6 (24.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (72.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (32.00%) DV Cleared
2 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SDET
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Google
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle
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