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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TestNG
Rank 197 220 215
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -5
Contract jobs citing TestNG 4 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.069% 0.056% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.51% 0.47% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 13
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£363 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £458 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £534 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
785 854 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.53% 11.94% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 632 539
Average daily rate £438 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £36.25 £55.00 £44.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.09% +23.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £40.72 £42.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £59.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) JUnit
3 4 (66.67%) Spring
3 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 3 (50.00%) Java EE
4 3 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) Internet
5 2 (33.33%) TDD
5 2 (33.33%) Maven
5 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) Checkstyle
5 2 (33.33%) PHP
5 2 (33.33%) J2EE
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) OO
5 2 (33.33%) Kanban
5 2 (33.33%) Selenium
5 2 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (33.33%) BDD
5 2 (33.33%) FindBugs
6 1 (16.67%) HTML
6 1 (16.67%) REST
6 1 (16.67%) CSS3
6 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
6 1 (16.67%) SaaS
6 1 (16.67%) DbUnit

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) GlassFish
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) JUnit
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (33.33%) Maven
4 2 (33.33%) Checkstyle
4 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 2 (33.33%) FindBugs
5 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 1 (16.67%) DbUnit
5 1 (16.67%) Mockito
5 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) Java EE
2 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (33.33%) J2EE
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) JSF
4 1 (16.67%) GWT
4 1 (16.67%) JPA
4 1 (16.67%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (16.67%) EJB
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) JSP
4 1 (16.67%) Servlets
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Kanban
3 2 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss