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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TestNG
Rank 192 208 199
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Contract jobs citing TestNG 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.055% 0.079% 0.063%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.43% 0.61% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
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£380 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £413 £325
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +26.92%
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
696 823 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.82% 13.08% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 633 622
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £56.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.37 £47.50 £49.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.60 £47.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) JUnit
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Selenium
3 8 (72.73%) QA
3 8 (72.73%) WebDriver
4 5 (45.45%) JBehave
4 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
4 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
4 5 (45.45%) Use Case
4 5 (45.45%) Degree
4 5 (45.45%) JIRA
4 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) Hudson
4 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
5 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
5 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
5 4 (36.36%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (36.36%) Web Services
5 4 (36.36%) TDD
5 4 (36.36%) ISEB
5 4 (36.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (36.36%) Scala
5 4 (36.36%) Groovy
5 4 (36.36%) V-Model
5 4 (36.36%) BDD
5 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
6 3 (27.27%) Feature Driven Development

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
1 4 (36.36%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) JUnit
2 10 (90.91%) Selenium
3 8 (72.73%) WebDriver
4 5 (45.45%) JBehave
4 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
4 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
4 5 (45.45%) JIRA
4 5 (45.45%) Hudson
4 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
5 4 (36.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (27.27%) WebLOAD
6 3 (27.27%) JMeter
6 3 (27.27%) Subversion
6 3 (27.27%) Maven
7 2 (18.18%) Appium
7 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
8 1 (9.09%) IntelliJ
8 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
8 1 (9.09%) TestLink
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) QA Automation Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) AWS Developer
3 2 (18.18%) QA Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) SOAP
2 3 (27.27%) XML-RPC
2 3 (27.27%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Online Games
2 1 (9.09%) DTV
2 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (45.45%) Use Case
3 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) V-Model
3 4 (36.36%) BDD
3 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
4 3 (27.27%) Feature Driven Development
4 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 3 (27.27%) ATDD
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (9.09%) Test Management
6 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Scala
3 4 (36.36%) Groovy
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) ISEB
3 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
4 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) HP
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) SAP