The table below looks at the statistics for TestNG skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestNG over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TestNG
Rank 135 129 141
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs citing TestNG 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.032% 0.034% 0.030%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.28% 0.29% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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 North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
360 346 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.39% 11.88% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 180 179
Average daily rate £325 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 15
Average hourly rate £31.25 £31.56 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.96% -15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.04 £25.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.90 £44.00 £37.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

TestNG
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

TestNG Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

TestNG Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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Top 9 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA