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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TestNG
Rank 254 224 235
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +11
Contract jobs citing TestNG 4 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.041% 0.047% 0.048%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.33% 0.44% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
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£375 £313 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +6.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £313 £293
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1209 908 890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.29% 10.64% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 507 491
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £439 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 57
Average hourly rate £35.25 £37.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.41 £17.96 £22.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £42.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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
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 24 December 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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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 - 2 £375 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £275 - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
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England

TestNG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) JUnit
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
3 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
4 4 (57.14%) HTML
5 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (42.86%) TDD
5 3 (42.86%) Data Management
5 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
5 3 (42.86%) BDD
5 3 (42.86%) Hudson
5 3 (42.86%) Web Development
6 2 (28.57%) Ruby
6 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
6 2 (28.57%) Test Management
6 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Time Management
6 2 (28.57%) Kanban
6 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
6 2 (28.57%) QA
6 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (28.57%) TestLink
6 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
6 2 (28.57%) Spring
6 2 (28.57%) Hibernate

TestNG
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (14.29%) Apache ServiceMix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
1 6 (85.71%) JUnit
2 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
3 3 (42.86%) Hudson
4 2 (28.57%) TestLink
4 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
5 1 (14.29%) DbUnit
5 1 (14.29%) Mockito
5 1 (14.29%) Maven
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Test Leader
1 2 (28.57%) QA Leader
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
2 2 (28.57%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) GWT
3 1 (14.29%) JPA
3 1 (14.29%) Guice
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Camel
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) BDD
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Data Management
2 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 2 (28.57%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) VB
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Groovy
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Atomikos
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