Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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.

Google Test
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 848 821 835
Rank change year-on-year -27 +14 -45
Contract jobs citing GoogleTest 14 34 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.015% 0.035% 0.030%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.079% 0.21% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 23
England median daily rate £340 £313 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.80% +13.64% -8.33%
UK median daily rate £340 £314 £275
% change year-on-year +8.37% +14.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
England median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.12% - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 -
% change year-on-year +1.12% - -

GoogleTest is in the Development Applications category. The following 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.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17789 16192 15056
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.76% 16.60% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12471 10949 10116
England median daily rate £455 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £280
90th Percentile £609 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 234 285
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28.93 £26.18 £23.85
90th Percentile £60.00 £53.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

GoogleTest
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing GoogleTest as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -11 13 - - 1
North of England - 1 £340 -
North East - 1 £340 -
GoogleTest
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) TDD
1 14 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 14 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 14 (100.00%) Yocto
1 14 (100.00%) C++
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 6 (42.86%) OO

GoogleTest
Co-occurring 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:

Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) C++ Developer
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
1 8 (57.14%) Senior C++ Developer
1 8 (57.14%) Senior Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) Yocto
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 14 (100.00%) TDD
1 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 6 (42.86%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C++