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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TestNG
Rank 245 239 220
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -19
Contract jobs citing TestNG 16 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.32% 1.22% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 3
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£400 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.05% +38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1214 987 908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.73% 10.73% 10.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 550 493
Average daily rate £375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 33
Average hourly rate £38.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £35.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £59.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
Surrey +3 6 £400 -27.27%
Berkshire +7 5 £488 +30.00% 1
East Sussex - 4 £325 -
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TestNG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 12 (66.67%) Selenium
3 11 (61.11%) Eclipse
4 10 (55.56%) SOAP
4 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (55.56%) Test Automation
5 9 (50.00%) IntelliJ
5 9 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 8 (44.44%) WebDriver
7 7 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (38.89%) Test Management
7 7 (38.89%) HP
8 6 (33.33%) Scrum
8 6 (33.33%) XML
8 6 (33.33%) HTML
8 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
8 6 (33.33%) Cucumber
8 6 (33.33%) Subversion
8 6 (33.33%) Maven
8 6 (33.33%) SoapUI
9 5 (27.78%) TDD
9 5 (27.78%) JUnit
9 5 (27.78%) Finance
9 5 (27.78%) XML Messaging
10 4 (22.22%) HP UFT
10 4 (22.22%) CSS
10 4 (22.22%) SOA

TestNG
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 4 (22.22%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (5.56%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
1 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) Selenium
2 11 (61.11%) Eclipse
3 9 (50.00%) IntelliJ
3 9 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (44.44%) WebDriver
5 6 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 6 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 6 (33.33%) Subversion
5 6 (33.33%) Maven
6 5 (27.78%) JUnit
7 4 (22.22%) Jasmine
7 4 (22.22%) TeamCity
7 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
7 4 (22.22%) JIRA
7 4 (22.22%) HP UFT
7 4 (22.22%) Grunt
8 3 (16.67%) Firebug
9 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
10 1 (5.56%) JMeter
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Test Engineer
1 5 (27.78%) Automation Engineer
1 5 (27.78%) Test Automation Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Technical Design Authority
2 4 (22.22%) Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Automation Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) SOAP
2 6 (33.33%) XML
2 6 (33.33%) HTML
3 5 (27.78%) XML Messaging
4 4 (22.22%) REST
4 4 (22.22%) Sass
4 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 4 (22.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (55.56%) Test Automation
2 7 (38.89%) Test Management
3 6 (33.33%) Scrum
4 5 (27.78%) TDD
5 4 (22.22%) SOA
5 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 4 (22.22%) Software Delivery
6 3 (16.67%) Automation Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.56%) BDD
7 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.56%) ITSM
7 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
7 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
7 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Release Management
7 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 4 (22.22%) Scala
4 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 4 (22.22%) VBA
4 4 (22.22%) Groovy
5 2 (11.11%) VB
6 1 (5.56%) C#
6 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (11.11%) ISEB
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) BMC
2 1 (5.56%) Remedy