The table below looks at the statistics for TestNG skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestNG over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TestNG
Rank 550 522 528
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +6
Contract jobs citing TestNG 23 49 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.34% 0.84% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 41 35
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£375 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £308 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £800 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6704 5809 6027
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.86% 12.03% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4483 3838 3416
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 122 207
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.05 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.64 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.70%

TestNG
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

TestNG Jobs Demand Trend in England

TestNG
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

TestNG Daily Rate Trend in England

TestNG
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TestNG across the England region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

TestNG Daily Rate Histogram in England

TestNG
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TestNG within the England region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
London -4 14 £438 -14.63% 1
South East -9 4 £375 -9.63% 1
South West - 2 £338 - 2
East of England - 2 £325 -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North East - - - -
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TestNG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 47 (78.33%) Java
2 36 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (60.00%) Maven
2 36 (60.00%) Selenium
3 30 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 27 (45.00%) JUnit
5 26 (43.33%) Spring
5 26 (43.33%) WebDriver
6 22 (36.67%) Hibernate
7 21 (35.00%) Mockito
7 21 (35.00%) BDD
8 19 (31.67%) DbUnit
8 19 (31.67%) MVC
9 18 (30.00%) GWT
10 17 (28.33%) Test Scripting
10 17 (28.33%) Automated Testing
11 15 (25.00%) TDD
11 15 (25.00%) Groovy
12 14 (23.33%) QA
12 14 (23.33%) Scrum
13 13 (21.67%) Guice
14 12 (20.00%) Test Automation
14 12 (20.00%) Apache Camel
14 12 (20.00%) Atomikos
14 12 (20.00%) Apache ServiceMix
15 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
16 8 (13.33%) JIRA
16 8 (13.33%) Manual Testing
16 8 (13.33%) Kanban
16 8 (13.33%) Continuous Integration

TestNG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 12 (20.00%) Apache ServiceMix
2 4 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.33%) Apache
4 1 (1.67%) Drupal
4 1 (1.67%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Magento
2 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) HTTP
2 2 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) MySQL
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) DB2
3 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 36 (60.00%) Maven
1 36 (60.00%) Selenium
2 30 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 27 (45.00%) JUnit
4 26 (43.33%) WebDriver
5 21 (35.00%) Mockito
6 19 (31.67%) DbUnit
7 8 (13.33%) Cucumber
7 8 (13.33%) JIRA
8 6 (10.00%) Hudson
8 6 (10.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (10.00%) Ant
8 6 (10.00%) Subversion
9 5 (8.33%) JMeter
9 5 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (6.67%) SoapUI
11 3 (5.00%) SpecFlow
11 3 (5.00%) Selenium IDE
11 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Publishing
4 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Electronics
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (50.00%) Developer
2 24 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (16.67%) Tester
4 7 (11.67%) Senior Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Automation Tester
6 5 (8.33%) Test Leader
7 4 (6.67%) Applications Developer
7 4 (6.67%) UAT Tester
7 4 (6.67%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Web Applications Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) QA Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Automation Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) QA Leader
9 2 (3.33%) Build and Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (43.33%) Spring
2 22 (36.67%) Hibernate
3 18 (30.00%) GWT
4 13 (21.67%) Guice
5 12 (20.00%) Apache Camel
6 5 (8.33%) HTML
6 5 (8.33%) J2EE
7 4 (6.67%) CSS
7 4 (6.67%) Web Services
7 4 (6.67%) Java EE
8 3 (5.00%) Gherkin
8 3 (5.00%) REST
9 2 (3.33%) Spring Integration
9 2 (3.33%) SOAP
9 2 (3.33%) LAMP
10 1 (1.67%) XML
10 1 (1.67%) XHTML
10 1 (1.67%) JSP
10 1 (1.67%) Servlets
10 1 (1.67%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Open Source
2 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.67%) DTV
3 1 (1.67%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Linux
2 3 (5.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (1.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (35.00%) BDD
3 19 (31.67%) MVC
4 17 (28.33%) Automated Testing
4 17 (28.33%) Test Scripting
5 15 (25.00%) TDD
6 14 (23.33%) Scrum
7 12 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
9 8 (13.33%) E-Commerce
9 8 (13.33%) Security Testing
9 8 (13.33%) Manual Testing
9 8 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (13.33%) Kanban
10 7 (11.67%) Software Testing
11 5 (8.33%) Test Management
12 4 (6.67%) OO
13 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
13 3 (5.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (78.33%) Java
2 15 (25.00%) Groovy
3 8 (13.33%) C#
4 6 (10.00%) SQL
5 5 (8.33%) Python
5 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.33%) Perl
5 5 (8.33%) Ruby
6 3 (5.00%) VB
7 2 (3.33%) PHP
8 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.67%) Scala
8 1 (1.67%) HQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) ISEB
2 6 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (8.33%) Degree
3 5 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.67%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.33%) Ansible
3 1 (1.67%) Salt
3 1 (1.67%) Puppet
3 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (20.00%) Atomikos
2 6 (10.00%) Google
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle
3 5 (8.33%) HP
4 2 (3.33%) hybris
4 2 (3.33%) Demandware
4 2 (3.33%) ATG
5 1 (1.67%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.67%) SAP
5 1 (1.67%) JBoss