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 12 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TestNG
Rank 234 233 247
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs citing TestNG 6 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.064% 0.080% 0.020%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.60% 0.75% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
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£375 £415 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% -
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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
993 933 1016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.66% 10.62% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 560 497
Average daily rate £360 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 45
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £16.73 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.70%

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 12 September 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 12 September 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
Berkshire +2 3 £375 -21.05%
Hampshire -17 1 £500 +40.84% 1
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
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TestNG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 19 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (68.42%) Hibernate
2 13 (68.42%) Spring
2 13 (68.42%) DbUnit
3 12 (63.16%) Mockito
3 12 (63.16%) Jenkins
3 12 (63.16%) Maven
3 12 (63.16%) GWT
3 12 (63.16%) MVC
4 11 (57.89%) Apache Camel
4 11 (57.89%) Atomikos
4 11 (57.89%) Apache ServiceMix
4 11 (57.89%) Groovy
4 11 (57.89%) Guice
5 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (36.84%) JUnit
7 6 (31.58%) Scrum
7 6 (31.58%) Selenium
7 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
7 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
7 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
7 6 (31.58%) WebDriver
8 5 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (26.32%) Manual Testing
8 5 (26.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (26.32%) Google
8 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
8 5 (26.32%) Ruby
8 5 (26.32%) Test Management
8 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 11 (57.89%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Magento
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (68.42%) DbUnit
2 12 (63.16%) Mockito
2 12 (63.16%) Maven
2 12 (63.16%) Jenkins
3 7 (36.84%) JUnit
4 6 (31.58%) Selenium
4 6 (31.58%) WebDriver
5 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
5 2 (10.53%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (10.53%) Bugzilla
5 2 (10.53%) JIRA
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 12 (63.16%) Java Developer
3 8 (42.11%) Senior Developer
3 8 (42.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) QA Leader
4 3 (15.79%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) Hibernate
1 13 (68.42%) Spring
2 12 (63.16%) GWT
3 11 (57.89%) Guice
3 11 (57.89%) Apache Camel
4 2 (10.53%) Gherkin
5 1 (5.26%) HTML
5 1 (5.26%) J2EE
5 1 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) MVC
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Scrum
3 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
3 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
4 5 (26.32%) Test Management
4 5 (26.32%) Manual Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
4 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 3 (15.79%) TDD
5 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) Time Management
5 3 (15.79%) Kanban
5 3 (15.79%) BDD
6 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.53%) Requirements Management
6 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) Groovy
3 5 (26.32%) Perl
3 5 (26.32%) C#
3 5 (26.32%) Python
3 5 (26.32%) Ruby
4 3 (15.79%) VB
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.26%) HQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) ISEB
1 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
1 5 (26.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Atomikos
2 5 (26.32%) HP
2 5 (26.32%) Google
3 2 (10.53%) hybris
3 2 (10.53%) Demandware
3 2 (10.53%) ATG
4 1 (5.26%) SAP