The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the City of London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TestNG
Rank 209 201 215
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Contract jobs citing TestNG 6 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.091% 0.063% 0.074%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.67% 0.52% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 6
Average daily rate £350 £325 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £241 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £403 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £323 £400
% change year-on-year
+31.78% -19.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
898 770 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.55% 12.20% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 610 487
Average daily rate £425 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Average hourly rate £58.75 £56.25 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +52.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £49.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.75 £60.00 £40.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
TestNG
London

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 10 (83.33%) Java
1 10 (83.33%) JUnit
2 9 (75.00%) Selenium
2 9 (75.00%) WebDriver
3 7 (58.33%) TDD
4 5 (41.67%) Web Services
4 5 (41.67%) Banking
4 5 (41.67%) QA
4 5 (41.67%) BDD
5 4 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 4 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
5 4 (33.33%) Calabash
5 4 (33.33%) Robotium
5 4 (33.33%) eggPlant
5 4 (33.33%) Maven
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (33.33%) SOAP
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) UNIX
6 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (25.00%) MVC
6 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (25.00%) Spring
7 2 (16.67%) Marketing
7 2 (16.67%) WebSphere

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) JUnit
2 9 (75.00%) Selenium
2 9 (75.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 4 (33.33%) Calabash
3 4 (33.33%) Robotium
3 4 (33.33%) eggPlant
3 4 (33.33%) Maven
4 2 (16.67%) JMeter
4 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (8.33%) Hudson
5 1 (8.33%) Subclipse
5 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (8.33%) Log4j
5 1 (8.33%) Subversion
5 1 (8.33%) Build Forge
5 1 (8.33%) DbUnit
5 1 (8.33%) Mockito
5 1 (8.33%) EasyMock
General
1 5 (41.67%) Banking
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) Advertising
4 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 4 (33.33%) SOAP
3 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (16.67%) Spring MVC
4 2 (16.67%) Ehcache
5 1 (8.33%) Spring Integration
5 1 (8.33%) RESTful
5 1 (8.33%) JMS
5 1 (8.33%) J2EE
5 1 (8.33%) JDBC
5 1 (8.33%) DHTML
5 1 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) SiteMesh
5 1 (8.33%) Apache Axis
5 1 (8.33%) Tapestry
5 1 (8.33%) FreeMarker
5 1 (8.33%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) TDD
2 5 (41.67%) BDD
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) MVC
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (8.33%) UML
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) AOP
6 1 (8.33%) Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) Content Management
6 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) JBoss
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle