The table below looks at the statistics for TestNG skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestNG over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TestNG
Rank 567 550 551
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Contract jobs citing TestNG 37 37 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.070% 0.083%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.50% 0.59% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 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 £323 £308 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £603 £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 - - -

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

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7375 6260 6373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.71% 11.86% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4906 4055 3538
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 125 239
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.05 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.78 £37.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +3.47%

TestNG
Jobs Demand Trend

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

TestNG Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

TestNG
Daily Rate Trend

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

TestNG Daily Rate Trend in the UK

TestNG
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TestNG within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

TestNG Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

TestNG
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TestNG within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
England -38 22 £375 -21.05% 16
London +3 15 £375 -25.00% 6
City of London +30 4 £363 -30.95% 2
South East -14 3 £375 -21.05% 2
Berkshire +7 2 £375 -21.05%
East of England - 2 £325 - 2
Hampshire -18 1 £500 - 2
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £325 - 2
Bristol - 1 £350 - 1
Cambridge - 1 £325 - 2
South West - 1 £350 - 3
Tyne and Wear - - - -
North East - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Exeter - - - - 1
Gateshead - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Luton - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
North Shields - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - - 1

TestNG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 73 (82.95%) Java
2 67 (76.14%) Selenium
3 66 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (62.50%) JUnit
5 54 (61.36%) Maven
6 53 (60.23%) WebDriver
7 49 (55.68%) Jenkins
8 46 (52.27%) BDD
9 40 (45.45%) TDD
10 38 (43.18%) Scrum
10 38 (43.18%) Test Scripting
11 36 (40.91%) Kanban
12 35 (39.77%) C#
13 33 (37.50%) JMeter
14 32 (36.36%) Software Testing
14 32 (36.36%) ISTQB
15 31 (35.23%) ISEB
15 31 (35.23%) JIRA
15 31 (35.23%) HP Quality Center
16 30 (34.09%) Subversion
17 29 (32.95%) Ant
17 29 (32.95%) Test Management
18 28 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
18 28 (31.82%) Spring
18 28 (31.82%) Automated Testing
19 27 (30.68%) Open Source
19 27 (30.68%) Security Cleared
20 26 (29.55%) Automation Testing
20 26 (29.55%) Bugzilla
21 25 (28.41%) Load Testing

TestNG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 24 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 10 (11.36%) Apache ServiceMix
3 4 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.27%) Apache
5 1 (1.14%) Drupal
5 1 (1.14%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.27%) Magento
3 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) SaaS
2 1 (1.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) HTTP
2 2 (2.27%) Internet
2 2 (2.27%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.55%) DB2
3 2 (2.27%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.27%) MySQL
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 67 (76.14%) Selenium
2 55 (62.50%) JUnit
3 54 (61.36%) Maven
4 53 (60.23%) WebDriver
5 49 (55.68%) Jenkins
6 33 (37.50%) JMeter
7 31 (35.23%) JIRA
8 30 (34.09%) Subversion
9 29 (32.95%) Ant
10 28 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
11 26 (29.55%) Bugzilla
12 24 (27.27%) TortoiseSVN
13 19 (21.59%) Mockito
14 17 (19.32%) DbUnit
15 10 (11.36%) Cucumber
16 7 (7.95%) Hudson
16 7 (7.95%) SoapUI
16 7 (7.95%) Git (software)
17 5 (5.68%) TestLink
18 4 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 16 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (4.55%) Banking
3 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.27%) Publishing
4 1 (1.14%) Electronics
4 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (36.36%) Developer
2 23 (26.14%) Java Developer
3 21 (23.86%) Tester
4 16 (18.18%) Analyst
5 15 (17.05%) Test Analyst
6 8 (9.09%) Automation Tester
7 7 (7.95%) Automation Analyst
7 7 (7.95%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.82%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (6.82%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (5.68%) Test Leader
9 5 (5.68%) QA Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Web Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) Test Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) Applications Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) Web Applications Developer
11 3 (3.41%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (31.82%) Spring
2 22 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 22 (25.00%) .NET
3 20 (22.73%) Hibernate
4 16 (18.18%) GWT
5 11 (12.50%) Guice
6 10 (11.36%) Apache Camel
7 7 (7.95%) REST
7 7 (7.95%) Web Services
8 6 (6.82%) J2EE
9 5 (5.68%) HTML
9 5 (5.68%) SOAP
10 4 (4.55%) CSS
10 4 (4.55%) XML
10 4 (4.55%) Spring Integration
11 3 (3.41%) Gherkin
11 3 (3.41%) Java EE
12 2 (2.27%) JSON
12 2 (2.27%) Spring MVC
12 2 (2.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 27 (30.68%) Open Source
2 21 (23.86%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.68%) iSeries
4 4 (4.55%) AS400
5 1 (1.14%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.14%) DTV
5 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.82%) UNIX
2 4 (4.55%) Linux
3 3 (3.41%) Ubuntu
3 3 (3.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (52.27%) BDD
3 40 (45.45%) TDD
4 38 (43.18%) Scrum
4 38 (43.18%) Test Scripting
5 36 (40.91%) Kanban
6 32 (36.36%) Software Testing
7 29 (32.95%) Test Management
8 28 (31.82%) Automated Testing
9 26 (29.55%) Automation Testing
10 25 (28.41%) Load Testing
11 20 (22.73%) MVC
12 18 (20.45%) Test Automation
13 9 (10.23%) Manual Testing
14 8 (9.09%) Software Engineering
15 7 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (7.95%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (7.95%) Project Management
16 6 (6.82%) E-Commerce
16 6 (6.82%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (82.95%) Java
2 35 (39.77%) C#
3 12 (13.64%) Groovy
4 6 (6.82%) Ruby
4 6 (6.82%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.68%) Perl
5 5 (5.68%) SQL
5 5 (5.68%) Python
6 3 (3.41%) VB
6 3 (3.41%) PHP
7 2 (2.27%) Scala
8 1 (1.14%) HQL
8 1 (1.14%) Golang
8 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (36.36%) ISTQB
2 31 (35.23%) ISEB
3 27 (30.68%) Security Cleared
4 22 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (5.68%) Degree
6 2 (2.27%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.14%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 31 (35.23%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.55%) Ansible
3 1 (1.14%) Salt
3 1 (1.14%) Puppet
3 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (11.36%) Atomikos
2 8 (9.09%) Oracle
3 6 (6.82%) Google
4 5 (5.68%) IBM
4 5 (5.68%) HP
5 4 (4.55%) Informatica
6 2 (2.27%) hybris
6 2 (2.27%) Demandware
6 2 (2.27%) SAP
6 2 (2.27%) ATG
7 1 (1.14%) JBoss
7 1 (1.14%) TIBCO
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Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
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Rate: £200 - 325 per day
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