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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TestNG
Rank 557 517 517
Rank change year-on-year
-40 0
Contract jobs citing TestNG 26 48 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.100% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.39% 0.83% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 36 34
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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 £325 £308 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £800 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -5.38%
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
6674 5761 5953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.04% 11.97% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4342 3772 3435
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 £280 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 123 208
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.75 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -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 29 August 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 29 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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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 -3 14 £375 -21.05% 4
South East -18 8 £438 +34.61% 1
South West - 3 £338 - 1
East of England - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 2
North East - - - -
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TestNG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 49 (73.13%) Java
2 44 (65.67%) Maven
3 36 (53.73%) Selenium
4 33 (49.25%) Jenkins
5 31 (46.27%) Spring
6 29 (43.28%) Hibernate
6 29 (43.28%) WebDriver
7 27 (40.30%) JUnit
8 26 (38.81%) DbUnit
9 25 (37.31%) Mockito
10 23 (34.33%) MVC
11 22 (32.84%) GWT
12 21 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (31.34%) BDD
13 19 (28.36%) Test Scripting
13 19 (28.36%) Groovy
14 18 (26.87%) Automated Testing
15 17 (25.37%) Guice
16 16 (23.88%) Apache Camel
16 16 (23.88%) Atomikos
16 16 (23.88%) Apache ServiceMix
17 14 (20.90%) Scrum
18 13 (19.40%) User Acceptance Testing
18 13 (19.40%) Security Testing
18 13 (19.40%) QA
19 11 (16.42%) JIRA
19 11 (16.42%) TDD
20 10 (14.93%) Google
20 10 (14.93%) Test Automation
21 9 (13.43%) Software Engineering

TestNG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 16 (23.88%) Apache ServiceMix
2 4 (5.97%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.99%) Apache
4 1 (1.49%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Magento
2 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) HTTP
2 2 (2.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) MySQL
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 44 (65.67%) Maven
2 36 (53.73%) Selenium
3 33 (49.25%) Jenkins
4 29 (43.28%) WebDriver
5 27 (40.30%) JUnit
6 26 (38.81%) DbUnit
7 25 (37.31%) Mockito
8 11 (16.42%) JIRA
9 6 (8.96%) Git (software)
9 6 (8.96%) Cucumber
9 6 (8.96%) Subversion
10 5 (7.46%) Ant
10 5 (7.46%) JMeter
10 5 (7.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (5.97%) Hudson
11 4 (5.97%) SoapUI
12 2 (2.99%) FindBugs
12 2 (2.99%) SpecFlow
12 2 (2.99%) Bugzilla
12 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (7.46%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Publishing
4 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.49%) Advertising
4 1 (1.49%) Electronics
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (52.24%) Developer
2 29 (43.28%) Java Developer
3 13 (19.40%) Tester
4 11 (16.42%) Senior Developer
4 11 (16.42%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (10.45%) UAT Tester
6 6 (8.96%) Test Leader
7 5 (7.46%) Software Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Applications Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Web Applications Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Automation Tester
9 3 (4.48%) QA Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) QA Leader
10 2 (2.99%) Build and Release Manager
10 2 (2.99%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (46.27%) Spring
2 29 (43.28%) Hibernate
3 22 (32.84%) GWT
4 17 (25.37%) Guice
5 16 (23.88%) Apache Camel
6 6 (8.96%) J2EE
7 4 (5.97%) Web Services
7 4 (5.97%) Java EE
8 3 (4.48%) HTML
8 3 (4.48%) CSS
8 3 (4.48%) Gherkin
8 3 (4.48%) REST
9 2 (2.99%) SOAP
9 2 (2.99%) LAMP
10 1 (1.49%) JSF
10 1 (1.49%) Java SE
10 1 (1.49%) Spring MVC
10 1 (1.49%) JPA
10 1 (1.49%) EJB 3.0
10 1 (1.49%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.99%) Open Source
2 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.49%) DTV
2 1 (1.49%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.46%) Linux
2 3 (4.48%) Ubuntu
2 3 (4.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.33%) MVC
2 21 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.34%) BDD
3 19 (28.36%) Test Scripting
4 18 (26.87%) Automated Testing
5 14 (20.90%) Scrum
6 13 (19.40%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (19.40%) Security Testing
7 11 (16.42%) TDD
8 10 (14.93%) Test Automation
9 9 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (13.43%) Software Engineering
10 8 (11.94%) E-Commerce
11 7 (10.45%) Software Testing
12 6 (8.96%) Kanban
13 5 (7.46%) Test Management
14 4 (5.97%) OO
14 4 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
15 3 (4.48%) Service Delivery
15 3 (4.48%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (73.13%) Java
2 19 (28.36%) Groovy
3 8 (11.94%) C#
3 8 (11.94%) SQL
4 5 (7.46%) Python
4 5 (7.46%) Perl
4 5 (7.46%) Ruby
5 4 (5.97%) HQL
5 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.48%) VB
7 2 (2.99%) PHP
8 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) ISEB
2 6 (8.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (7.46%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.97%) Degree
5 2 (2.99%) BC Cleared
5 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.99%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.40%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.49%) Puppet
2 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.49%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (23.88%) Atomikos
2 10 (14.93%) Google
3 5 (7.46%) Oracle
3 5 (7.46%) HP
4 2 (2.99%) hybris
4 2 (2.99%) Demandware
4 2 (2.99%) ATG
5 1 (1.49%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.49%) SAP
5 1 (1.49%) JBoss
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Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 per day - initial 6 month contract
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