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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TestNG
Rank 564 550 537
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -13
Contract jobs citing TestNG 17 35 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.075% 0.075%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.25% 0.56% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 23
Average daily rate £425 £400 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -3.03%
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
6912 6298 5434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.87% 13.53% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4653 4295 3498
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 113 120
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £25.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £47.50 £46.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -1.33%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 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
London -14 8 £500 +29.03% 9
South East +11 7 £400 +23.07% 4
North West -10 1 £340 -2.85%
North East - 1 £325 -
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TestNG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 35 (87.50%) Java
2 20 (50.00%) Selenium
3 19 (47.50%) SQL
3 19 (47.50%) JUnit
4 17 (42.50%) XML
4 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (40.00%) Maven
5 16 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 16 (40.00%) SOAP
6 15 (37.50%) SoapUI
6 15 (37.50%) Jenkins
7 14 (35.00%) SC Cleared
7 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
7 14 (35.00%) Spring
8 13 (32.50%) HP
9 12 (30.00%) Eclipse
9 12 (30.00%) Subversion
9 12 (30.00%) Cucumber
9 12 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
9 12 (30.00%) Mockito
10 11 (27.50%) BDD
10 11 (27.50%) TDD
11 10 (25.00%) PowerShell
11 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 10 (25.00%) Web Services
11 10 (25.00%) XML Messaging
12 9 (22.50%) Hibernate
12 9 (22.50%) VBA
12 9 (22.50%) Test Management
12 9 (22.50%) REST

TestNG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.50%) Apache
3 2 (5.00%) Apache Solr
3 2 (5.00%) JBoss
3 2 (5.00%) Jetty
4 1 (2.50%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (2.50%) CMS
4 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) MySQL
2 6 (15.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (15.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (7.50%) CouchDB
4 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.00%) SQLite
5 2 (5.00%) VoltDB
6 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.50%) HBase
6 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (50.00%) Selenium
2 19 (47.50%) JUnit
3 16 (40.00%) Maven
4 15 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 15 (37.50%) SoapUI
5 12 (30.00%) Cucumber
5 12 (30.00%) Eclipse
5 12 (30.00%) Mockito
5 12 (30.00%) Subversion
6 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 6 (15.00%) Gradle
7 6 (15.00%) JMeter
7 6 (15.00%) WebDriver
8 5 (12.50%) JIRA
9 3 (7.50%) CruiseControl
9 3 (7.50%) EasyMock
9 3 (7.50%) JBehave
9 3 (7.50%) TeamCity
10 2 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (5.00%) Capybara
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Developer
2 19 (47.50%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Automation Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Developer in Test
3 7 (17.50%) Test Automation Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Test Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Senior Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Agile Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Java Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Tester
7 3 (7.50%) Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Development Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) QC Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Agile Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Test Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Test Development Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (42.50%) XML
2 16 (40.00%) SOAP
3 14 (35.00%) Spring
4 10 (25.00%) Web Services
4 10 (25.00%) XML Messaging
5 9 (22.50%) Hibernate
5 9 (22.50%) REST
6 8 (20.00%) HTML
7 6 (15.00%) J2EE
7 6 (15.00%) Java EE
8 5 (12.50%) JPA
8 5 (12.50%) Spring MVC
9 4 (10.00%) JSON
9 4 (10.00%) RESTful
10 3 (7.50%) JMS
10 3 (7.50%) PowerMock
11 2 (5.00%) Apache Camel
11 2 (5.00%) Ehcache
11 2 (5.00%) JDBC
12 1 (2.50%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Unix
2 5 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (27.50%) BDD
3 11 (27.50%) TDD
4 9 (22.50%) Test Management
5 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (17.50%) Scrum
7 6 (15.00%) Functional Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Defect Management
8 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 5 (12.50%) MVC
9 4 (10.00%) Coaching
9 4 (10.00%) Kanban
9 4 (10.00%) Open Source
10 3 (7.50%) Automation Testing
10 3 (7.50%) High Availability
10 3 (7.50%) Load Testing
10 3 (7.50%) OO
10 3 (7.50%) Pair Programming
10 3 (7.50%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (87.50%) Java
2 19 (47.50%) SQL
3 10 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 9 (22.50%) VBA
5 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.00%) Scala
7 3 (7.50%) Groovy
8 1 (2.50%) C#
8 1 (2.50%) C++
8 1 (2.50%) VBScript
8 1 (2.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.50%) Degree
3 3 (7.50%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.00%) ISEB
5 1 (2.50%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Shiro
2 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) HP
2 7 (17.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) Atomikos
3 1 (2.50%) VMware