Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 25 July 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
England > South East
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 358 348 361
Rank change year-on-year -10 +13 -11
Contract jobs citing GoogleTest 1 38 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.006% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.037% 1.44% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 23 25
South East median daily rate - £290 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.33% +0.17%
England median daily rate £450 £290 £300
% change year-on-year +55.17% -3.33% +0.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £43.25 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year +37.30% - -

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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2694 2640 2463
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 16.78% 14.19% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1617 1686 1486
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £258
90th Percentile £544 £525 £475
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 86 60
South East median hourly rate £44.25 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.67% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £15.00 £29.38 £17.80
90th Percentile £74.34 £59.31 £50.00
England median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.18% +13.33% -0.79%

GoogleTest
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing GoogleTest as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for GoogleTest in the South East

GoogleTest
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GoogleTest in the South East

GoogleTest
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GoogleTest within the South East region over the 6 months to 25 July 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
Surrey - 1 - -
GoogleTest
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 South East region with a requirement for GoogleTest.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Yocto

GoogleTest
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior C++ Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Yocto
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++