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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TestNG
Rank 260 268 230
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -38
Contract jobs citing TestNG 11 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.042% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.85% 0.34% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 16
Median daily rate £463 £425 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £405 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £445 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
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
1292 1162 1081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.18% 12.16% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 712 599
Median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 28 30
Median hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £13.50 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £45.00 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TestNG across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

TestNG Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 May 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
Surrey -2 7 £463 +8.82%
Berkshire - 4 £600 - 2
Middlesex - 2 £600 -
TestNG
England

TestNG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 16 (100.00%) Java
1 16 (100.00%) Selenium
2 12 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (68.75%) JUnit
4 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (56.25%) SoapUI
5 9 (56.25%) Web Services
6 8 (50.00%) Java EE
7 7 (43.75%) XML
8 6 (37.50%) OOP
8 6 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (37.50%) SOAP
8 6 (37.50%) HP
8 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
8 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
8 6 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (31.25%) Functional Testing
9 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
9 5 (31.25%) User Stories
9 5 (31.25%) JBehave
9 5 (31.25%) Oracle
9 5 (31.25%) Load Testing
9 5 (31.25%) Maven
9 5 (31.25%) JSON
9 5 (31.25%) JIRA
9 5 (31.25%) JMeter
9 5 (31.25%) SQL
9 5 (31.25%) JBoss
9 5 (31.25%) Eclipse
9 5 (31.25%) Unix

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 5 (31.25%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 16 (100.00%) Selenium
2 11 (68.75%) JUnit
3 9 (56.25%) SoapUI
4 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
4 5 (31.25%) Eclipse
4 5 (31.25%) JBehave
4 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
4 5 (31.25%) JIRA
4 5 (31.25%) JMeter
4 5 (31.25%) Maven
5 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
6 3 (18.75%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
1 8 (50.00%) Developer in Test
1 8 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Java Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Test Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Test Automation Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Java Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Test Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Test Automation Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Integration Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Enterprise Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) Web Services
2 8 (50.00%) Java EE
3 7 (43.75%) XML
4 6 (37.50%) SOAP
5 5 (31.25%) JSON
6 1 (6.25%) HTML
6 1 (6.25%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
1 3 (18.75%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
1 5 (31.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
3 6 (37.50%) OOP
4 5 (31.25%) BDD
4 5 (31.25%) Functional Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Load Testing
4 5 (31.25%) User Stories
5 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Content Management
7 1 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (6.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) HP
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle