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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TestNG
Rank 194 208 203
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs citing TestNG 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.049% 0.062%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.92% 0.37% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Average daily rate
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£380 £490 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.44% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £378 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £498 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +9.23%
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
653 809 820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.76% 13.21% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 639 633
Average daily rate £432 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.52% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +13.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%

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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 28 May 2015.

TestNG Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 12 (100.00%) JUnit
2 11 (91.67%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) Selenium
3 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (66.67%) QA
5 7 (58.33%) WebDriver
6 6 (50.00%) Degree
6 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
6 6 (50.00%) Web Services
6 6 (50.00%) JMeter
7 5 (41.67%) SOAP
7 5 (41.67%) XML
7 5 (41.67%) SQL
7 5 (41.67%) JIRA
7 5 (41.67%) WebLOAD
7 5 (41.67%) Use Case
7 5 (41.67%) Subversion
7 5 (41.67%) Maven
7 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
7 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
7 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (41.67%) JBehave
7 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
7 5 (41.67%) BDD
7 5 (41.67%) Hudson
7 5 (41.67%) REST
7 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
8 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
8 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
8 4 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 4 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) JUnit
2 11 (91.67%) Selenium
3 7 (58.33%) WebDriver
4 6 (50.00%) JMeter
5 5 (41.67%) JIRA
5 5 (41.67%) WebLOAD
5 5 (41.67%) Subversion
5 5 (41.67%) Maven
5 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
5 5 (41.67%) JBehave
5 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
5 5 (41.67%) Hudson
5 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
6 4 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (25.00%) SoapUI
8 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
8 1 (8.33%) IntelliJ
8 1 (8.33%) TestLink
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Games
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Electronics
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) AWS Developer
3 3 (25.00%) QA Automation Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Automation Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) QA Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (41.67%) SOAP
2 5 (41.67%) XML
2 5 (41.67%) REST
3 4 (33.33%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Online Games
2 2 (16.67%) N-Tier
3 1 (8.33%) DTV
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Android
1 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Use Case
2 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (41.67%) BDD
3 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 4 (33.33%) V-Model
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) Feature Driven Development
4 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (25.00%) ATDD
5 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) Groovy
3 4 (33.33%) Scala
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) ISEB
3 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) HP
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) SAP