The first table below looks at the demand for TestNG skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestNG over the 3 months to 1 August 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 West 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TestNG
Rank 138 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TestNG 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.03% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
390 240 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.82% 11.21% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 148 142
Average daily rate £363 £350 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £299 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 30
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £35.30 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.30 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.66%
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TestNG
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TestNG across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

TestNG Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

TestNG
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TestNG across the South West region.

TestNG Daily Rate Trend in the South West

TestNG
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TestNG across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

TestNG Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

TestNG
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Bristol - 3 £294 - 1
Wiltshire - - - - 1
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TestNG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 15 (100.00%) Selenium
1 15 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 13 (86.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (86.67%) Security Testing
2 13 (86.67%) Maven
2 13 (86.67%) Automated Testing
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (73.33%) Test Scripting
4 10 (66.67%) BDD
5 7 (46.67%) JIRA
6 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (20.00%) ISEB
8 2 (13.33%) JUnit
8 2 (13.33%) QA
8 2 (13.33%) BC Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) JMeter
9 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
9 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
9 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
9 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (6.67%) EasyMock
9 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
9 1 (6.67%) Mockito
9 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (6.67%) Groovy
9 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Subversion
9 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu

TestNG
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 15 (100.00%) Selenium
1 15 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 13 (86.67%) Maven
3 7 (46.67%) JIRA
4 2 (13.33%) JUnit
4 2 (13.33%) JMeter
5 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
5 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (6.67%) EasyMock
5 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (6.67%) Mockito
5 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (6.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Tester
2 7 (46.67%) UAT Tester
3 5 (33.33%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
4 1 (6.67%) UAT Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Tester
4 1 (6.67%) UAT Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 13 (86.67%) Security Testing
1 13 (86.67%) Automated Testing
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) Test Scripting
3 10 (66.67%) BDD
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Groovy
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (13.33%) BC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA