The table below looks at the statistics for TestNG skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestNG over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TestNG
Rank 269 262 228
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -34
Contract jobs citing TestNG 9 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.093% 0.020% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.72% 0.17% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 19
Average daily rate £463 - £456
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 - £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 £338 £413
% change year-on-year
+35.18% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
TestNG
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1248 1187 1095
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.95% 11.93% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 698 644
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 35 26
Average hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £30.00 £38.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

TestNG
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

TestNG Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

TestNG
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

TestNG Daily Rate Trend in the South East

TestNG
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TestNG across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

TestNG Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

TestNG
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TestNG within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 6 £600 - 2
Surrey - 3 £463 -
Middlesex - 2 £600 -
TestNG
England

TestNG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 16 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (75.00%) Selenium
2 12 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (68.75%) JUnit
4 8 (50.00%) XML
5 7 (43.75%) Unix
5 7 (43.75%) HP
5 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
5 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
5 7 (43.75%) Maven
5 7 (43.75%) SoapUI
6 6 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (37.50%) Java EE
6 6 (37.50%) Eclipse
6 6 (37.50%) SOAP
6 6 (37.50%) OOP
6 6 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
6 6 (37.50%) SQL
7 5 (31.25%) Oracle
7 5 (31.25%) Linux
7 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
8 4 (25.00%) Web Services
9 3 (18.75%) JBoss
9 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
9 3 (18.75%) XML Messaging
9 3 (18.75%) Subversion
9 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
9 3 (18.75%) JMeter
9 3 (18.75%) JSON

TestNG
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 3 (18.75%) JBoss
2 2 (12.50%) Jetty
2 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) VoltDB
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Selenium
2 11 (68.75%) JUnit
3 7 (43.75%) Maven
3 7 (43.75%) SoapUI
4 6 (37.50%) Eclipse
5 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
6 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
6 3 (18.75%) JBehave
6 3 (18.75%) JIRA
6 3 (18.75%) JMeter
6 3 (18.75%) Subversion
7 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
8 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
1 7 (43.75%) Java Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Test Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Developer in Test
3 4 (25.00%) Test Automation Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Java Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Test Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Test Automation Architect
5 2 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Java Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Enterprise Architect
6 1 (6.25%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) XML
2 6 (37.50%) Java EE
2 6 (37.50%) SOAP
3 4 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (18.75%) JSON
4 3 (18.75%) XML Messaging
5 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
5 2 (12.50%) J2EE
5 2 (12.50%) JPA
5 2 (12.50%) Spring
5 2 (12.50%) Spring MVC
6 1 (6.25%) HTML
6 1 (6.25%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Unix
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
2 6 (37.50%) OOP
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) BDD
4 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Load Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 3 (18.75%) User Stories
5 2 (12.50%) Defect Management
5 2 (12.50%) MVC
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) Test Management
5 2 (12.50%) Web Development
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Content Management
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
4 2 (12.50%) VBA
5 1 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) HP
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle