The table below looks at the statistics for TestNG skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestNG over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TestNG
Rank 168 187 207
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +20
Contract jobs citing TestNG 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.022% 0.068%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.65% 0.14% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Median daily rate £475 £475 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
TestNG
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
619 699 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.10% 15.17% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 575 649
Median daily rate £473 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £357
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

TestNG
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing TestNG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

TestNG Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

TestNG
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

TestNG Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

TestNG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TestNG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for TestNG.

1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) JUnit
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
3 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) RESTful
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) IntelliJ
4 3 (37.50%) QA
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (37.50%) Build Automation
4 3 (37.50%) QA Automation
4 3 (37.50%) SDET
4 3 (37.50%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Microservices
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) Finagle
5 2 (25.00%) Apache Thrift
5 2 (25.00%) Ratpack
5 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) MarkLogic
5 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (25.00%) HBase

TestNG
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Solr
1 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) HBase
1 2 (25.00%) MarkLogic
1 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (25.00%) Neo4j
1 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (25.00%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) JUnit
2 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
3 3 (37.50%) IntelliJ
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) Mockito
5 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (12.50%) NUnit
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer in Test
2 2 (25.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Node.js Developer
2 2 (25.00%) NoSQL Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Agile Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Agile Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) RESTful
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Thrift
2 2 (25.00%) Finagle
2 2 (25.00%) Node.js
2 2 (25.00%) Ratpack
2 2 (25.00%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Build Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Exploratory Testing
3 3 (37.50%) QA Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Information Security
4 2 (25.00%) Kanban
4 2 (25.00%) Microservices
4 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) OOD
4 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Groovy
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CISA
1 2 (25.00%) CISM
1 2 (25.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
1 3 (37.50%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle