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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TestNG
Rank 251 250 227
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -23
Contract jobs citing TestNG 7 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.082% 0.042% 0.094%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.57% 0.34% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 7
Average daily rate £400 £325 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £393 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £413
% change year-on-year
- -6.06%
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
1228 1193 940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.41% 12.59% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 660 520
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 37 34
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £52.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

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 9 February 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 9 February 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
Surrey - 5 £400 -
East Sussex +9 1 £300 +9.09% 2
Berkshire +6 1 - - 1
TestNG
England

TestNG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 18 (94.74%) Java
2 15 (78.95%) XML
3 14 (73.68%) SC Cleared
3 14 (73.68%) Security Cleared
4 13 (68.42%) Selenium
4 13 (68.42%) HP
4 13 (68.42%) SOAP
4 13 (68.42%) SoapUI
5 12 (63.16%) Test Automation
5 12 (63.16%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (63.16%) SQL
5 12 (63.16%) Eclipse
6 10 (52.63%) XML Messaging
6 10 (52.63%) Subversion
6 10 (52.63%) PowerShell
7 9 (47.37%) Test Management
7 9 (47.37%) VBA
8 6 (31.58%) Maven
8 6 (31.58%) Unix
9 5 (26.32%) JUnit
9 5 (26.32%) Defect Management
10 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
10 4 (21.05%) TDD
10 4 (21.05%) Oracle
10 4 (21.05%) Web Services
10 4 (21.05%) Linux
10 4 (21.05%) HTML
11 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
11 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (10.53%) VoltDB

TestNG
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 2 (10.53%) JBoss
1 2 (10.53%) Jetty
1 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
1 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (10.53%) SQLite
1 2 (10.53%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 13 (68.42%) Selenium
1 13 (68.42%) SoapUI
2 12 (63.16%) Eclipse
3 10 (52.63%) Subversion
4 6 (31.58%) Maven
5 5 (26.32%) JUnit
6 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
7 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
7 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
7 2 (10.53%) JBehave
7 2 (10.53%) JIRA
7 2 (10.53%) JMeter
8 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
1 8 (42.11%) Java Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Automation Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Java Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Test Automation Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Test Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Developer in Test
4 3 (15.79%) Development Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) QC Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Test Development Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Tester
4 3 (15.79%) UI Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) XML Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) XML Developer
5 2 (10.53%) XML Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) XML
2 13 (68.42%) SOAP
3 10 (52.63%) XML Messaging
4 4 (21.05%) HTML
4 4 (21.05%) Web Services
5 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
5 2 (10.53%) J2EE
5 2 (10.53%) Java EE
5 2 (10.53%) JPA
5 2 (10.53%) JSON
5 2 (10.53%) Spring
5 2 (10.53%) Spring MVC
6 1 (5.26%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Unix
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Test Automation
2 9 (47.37%) Test Management
3 5 (26.32%) Defect Management
4 4 (21.05%) TDD
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.53%) BDD
6 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Load Testing
6 2 (10.53%) MVC
6 2 (10.53%) User Stories
7 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Content Management
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.26%) OOP
7 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.26%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.26%) UML
7 1 (5.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) Java
2 12 (63.16%) SQL
3 10 (52.63%) PowerShell
4 9 (47.37%) VBA
5 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.26%) C#
6 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) SC Cleared
1 14 (73.68%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (63.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) HP
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle