Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 23 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
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 843 844 840
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 +4
Contract jobs citing GoogleTest 10 44 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.040% 0.037%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.059% 0.26% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 28 26
UK median daily rate £450 £290 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.17% -3.33% +0.17%
10th Percentile £420 £263 £225
90th Percentile £504 £538 £327
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £290 £300
% change year-on-year +55.17% -3.33% +0.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
UK median hourly rate £43.25 £31.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.30% - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 16861 16873 14884
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.73% 15.33% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11497 11471 9662
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £306 £298 £269
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 328 293 263
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -0.79%
10th Percentile £28.75 £26.25 £21.90
90th Percentile £57.88 £52.50 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -

GoogleTest
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for GoogleTest in the UK

GoogleTest
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GoogleTest in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GoogleTest in the UK

GoogleTest
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GoogleTest within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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
England +26 10 £450 +55.17% 4
UK excluding London +31 5 £450 +55.17% 1
London +16 5 £485 -7.62% 3
South West +7 3 £450 -
East of England - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 23 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 with a requirement for GoogleTest.

1 10 (100.00%) Python
1 10 (100.00%) Google
2 8 (80.00%) JIRA
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (70.00%) CMake
3 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (60.00%) Confluence
4 6 (60.00%) AMQP
4 6 (60.00%) Bitbucket
4 6 (60.00%) Apache Qpid
4 6 (60.00%) Docker
4 6 (60.00%) HTML
4 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (60.00%) Perl
4 6 (60.00%) PL/SQL
4 6 (60.00%) Oracle
4 6 (60.00%) CSS
4 6 (60.00%) VoIP
4 6 (60.00%) Ruby
4 6 (60.00%) Wireshark
5 5 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (50.00%) ETL
5 5 (50.00%) dBASE
5 5 (50.00%) Oracle ODI

GoogleTest
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (60.00%) Apache Qpid
1 6 (60.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) AMQP
1 6 (60.00%) VoIP
1 6 (60.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (50.00%) dBASE
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (80.00%) JIRA
2 7 (70.00%) CMake
3 6 (60.00%) Bitbucket
4 4 (40.00%) Valgrind
5 3 (30.00%) VTune
6 2 (20.00%) Clang
6 2 (20.00%) GCC
6 2 (20.00%) MSTest
6 2 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Applications Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle Applications Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) CSS
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) LLVM
2 2 (20.00%) WCF
2 2 (20.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (50.00%) ETL
3 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Data Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Python
2 8 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) Perl
3 6 (60.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (60.00%) Ruby
4 4 (40.00%) C++
5 2 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) ISEB
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Google
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
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