The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 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 South East 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TestNG
Rank 227 219 240
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +21
Contract jobs citing TestNG 13 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.18% 0.010%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.33% 1.63% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 0
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£450 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
977 922 856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.94% 10.98% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 495 447
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 39 49
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.00 £30.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.10 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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England

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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
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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
Hampshire -3 7 £475 +33.80% 7
Berkshire - 3 £375 - 2
Surrey -17 1 £550 -
East Sussex - - - - 2
Kent - - - -
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England

TestNG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 36 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (83.33%) Hibernate
2 30 (83.33%) Spring
3 29 (80.56%) DbUnit
4 26 (72.22%) Maven
5 25 (69.44%) MVC
5 25 (69.44%) Mockito
5 25 (69.44%) Jenkins
6 22 (61.11%) GWT
7 21 (58.33%) Apache Camel
7 21 (58.33%) Atomikos
7 21 (58.33%) Apache ServiceMix
7 21 (58.33%) Groovy
7 21 (58.33%) Guice
8 13 (36.11%) Google
9 11 (30.56%) Scrum
10 10 (27.78%) JUnit
11 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
12 6 (16.67%) Software Testing
12 6 (16.67%) Selenium
12 6 (16.67%) Finance
12 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
12 6 (16.67%) Test Scripting
12 6 (16.67%) WebDriver
13 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (13.89%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (13.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (13.89%) HP
13 5 (13.89%) ISEB

TestNG
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 21 (58.33%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Magento
2 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (80.56%) DbUnit
2 26 (72.22%) Maven
3 25 (69.44%) Mockito
3 25 (69.44%) Jenkins
4 10 (27.78%) JUnit
5 6 (16.67%) Selenium
5 6 (16.67%) WebDriver
6 2 (5.56%) JIRA
6 2 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (5.56%) Bugzilla
6 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (83.33%) Developer
2 29 (80.56%) Java Developer
3 15 (41.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 15 (41.67%) Senior Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) QA Leader
5 3 (8.33%) Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Database Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (83.33%) Hibernate
1 30 (83.33%) Spring
2 22 (61.11%) GWT
3 21 (58.33%) Apache Camel
3 21 (58.33%) Guice
4 4 (11.11%) J2EE
5 2 (5.56%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.78%) CSS
6 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) MVC
2 11 (30.56%) Scrum
3 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 6 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 6 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
5 5 (13.89%) Test Management
5 5 (13.89%) Automated Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Time Management
6 3 (8.33%) Kanban
6 3 (8.33%) BDD
6 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.33%) TDD
7 2 (5.56%) Requirements Management
8 1 (2.78%) SOA
8 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.78%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (58.33%) Groovy
3 5 (13.89%) Python
3 5 (13.89%) C#
3 5 (13.89%) Perl
3 5 (13.89%) SQL
3 5 (13.89%) Ruby
4 4 (11.11%) HQL
5 3 (8.33%) VB
6 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 5 (13.89%) ISEB
1 5 (13.89%) ISTQB
2 4 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (58.33%) Atomikos
2 13 (36.11%) Google
3 5 (13.89%) HP
4 2 (5.56%) ATG
4 2 (5.56%) hybris
4 2 (5.56%) Demandware
5 1 (2.78%) JBoss
5 1 (2.78%) SAP
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