The table below looks at the statistics for TestNG skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestNG over the 3 months to 3 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TestNG
Rank 195 191 207
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Contract jobs citing TestNG 6 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.052% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.81% 0.40% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 8
Average daily rate
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£384 £490 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.68% +30.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £378 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £498 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.94% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
741 747 793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.70% 12.98% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 582 611
Average daily rate £450 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £562
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

TestNG
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TestNG across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

TestNG Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

TestNG
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TestNG across the City of London region.

TestNG Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

TestNG
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TestNG across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

TestNG Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

TestNG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing TestNG 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 TestNG.

1 9 (90.00%) Java
1 9 (90.00%) JUnit
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Selenium
3 6 (60.00%) JMeter
3 6 (60.00%) XML
3 6 (60.00%) Maven
3 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (50.00%) QA
4 5 (50.00%) WebLOAD
4 5 (50.00%) Subversion
4 5 (50.00%) SOAP
4 5 (50.00%) Web Services
4 5 (50.00%) REST
5 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
5 4 (40.00%) XML-RPC
5 4 (40.00%) Degree
5 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (30.00%) Android
6 3 (30.00%) JIRA
6 3 (30.00%) BDD
6 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
7 2 (20.00%) Hudson
7 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
7 2 (20.00%) TDD

TestNG
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing TestNG 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 TestNG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) JUnit
2 8 (80.00%) Selenium
3 6 (60.00%) Maven
3 6 (60.00%) JMeter
4 5 (50.00%) Subversion
4 5 (50.00%) WebLOAD
5 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
6 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (30.00%) JIRA
7 2 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (20.00%) JBehave
7 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
7 2 (20.00%) Hudson
8 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
8 1 (10.00%) TestLink
8 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
8 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Games
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) AWS Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) XML
2 5 (50.00%) SOAP
2 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (50.00%) REST
3 4 (40.00%) XML-RPC
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Online Games
2 2 (20.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (10.00%) DTV
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Android
1 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (30.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Use Case
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (10.00%) V-Model
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Feature Driven Development
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) Groovy
3 1 (10.00%) Scala
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Control-M
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) HP