The table below looks at the statistics for TestNG skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestNG over the 3 months to 30 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TestNG
Rank 260 261 241
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Contract jobs citing TestNG 3 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.035% 0.15% 0.087%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.22% 1.19% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 6
Median daily rate £400 £394 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £394 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
TestNG
England

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

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1361 1256 1007
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.71% 12.92% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 850 767 583
Median daily rate £415 £375 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £462 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 26 28
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £23.22 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

TestNG
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

TestNG Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

TestNG
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

TestNG Daily Rate Trend in the South East

TestNG
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TestNG within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire 0 2 £400 -17.94%
Hampshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
TestNG
England

TestNG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 South East region with a requirement for TestNG.

1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) Selenium
3 11 (78.57%) Test Automation
3 11 (78.57%) JUnit
4 7 (50.00%) Web Services
4 7 (50.00%) SoapUI
5 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
5 6 (42.86%) Maven
5 6 (42.86%) Java EE
5 6 (42.86%) OOP
5 6 (42.86%) OOA/OOD
5 6 (42.86%) JBoss
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle
6 5 (35.71%) Scrum
6 5 (35.71%) Linux
6 5 (35.71%) Eclipse
6 5 (35.71%) SaaS
7 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
7 4 (28.57%) BDD
7 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (28.57%) JBehave
7 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
7 4 (28.57%) User Stories
7 4 (28.57%) Functional Testing
7 4 (28.57%) VoltDB
7 4 (28.57%) HP
7 4 (28.57%) Finance
7 4 (28.57%) JMeter
7 4 (28.57%) SQL

TestNG
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (42.86%) JBoss
2 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.14%) CMS
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) SaaS
2 2 (14.29%) PaaS
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) VoltDB
2 1 (7.14%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Selenium
2 11 (78.57%) JUnit
3 7 (50.00%) SoapUI
4 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 6 (42.86%) Maven
5 5 (35.71%) Eclipse
6 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
6 4 (28.57%) JBehave
6 4 (28.57%) JIRA
6 4 (28.57%) JMeter
6 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
7 3 (21.43%) Zephyr
8 1 (7.14%) IntelliJ
8 1 (7.14%) NetBeans
8 1 (7.14%) Robot Framework
8 1 (7.14%) Toad
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
1 7 (50.00%) Developer in Test
1 7 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Java Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Test Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Test Automation Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Automation Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Test Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Java Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Web Services
2 6 (42.86%) Java EE
3 4 (28.57%) JSON
3 4 (28.57%) SOAP
3 4 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
1 3 (21.43%) Fintech
2 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) Test Automation
3 6 (42.86%) OOA/OOD
3 6 (42.86%) OOP
4 5 (35.71%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) BDD
5 4 (28.57%) Functional Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Load Testing
5 4 (28.57%) User Stories
6 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 1 (7.14%) Open Source
8 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
8 1 (7.14%) System Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
8 1 (7.14%) Time Management
8 1 (7.14%) V-Model
8 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) T-Plan