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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TestNG
Rank 574 545 555
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +10
Contract jobs citing TestNG 38 41 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.078% 0.085%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.52% 0.65% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 33 33
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£350 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £311 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £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
7337 6269 6306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.74% 11.88% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4848 4049 3517
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 £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 131 216
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.10 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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 19 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 19 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 -27 23 £375 -21.05% 7
London 0 14 £425 -15.00% 2
City of London +28 4 £363 -27.50%
South East +2 4 £375 -9.63% 1
Berkshire +9 2 £375 -21.05%
South West - 2 £338 - 3
East of England - 2 £325 -
Hampshire -14 1 £500 +40.84% 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £325 -
Bristol - 1 £350 - 1
Cambridge - 1 £325 -
Colchester - - - -
Exeter - - - - 1
Gateshead - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Luton - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
North Shields - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - - 1
Sittingbourne - - - -
South Shields - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Winchester - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -

TestNG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 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 75 (86.21%) Java
2 64 (73.56%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (72.41%) Selenium
4 55 (63.22%) Maven
5 52 (59.77%) JUnit
6 51 (58.62%) Jenkins
7 49 (56.32%) WebDriver
8 46 (52.87%) BDD
9 40 (45.98%) TDD
10 38 (43.68%) Scrum
11 37 (42.53%) Test Scripting
12 35 (40.23%) Kanban
13 34 (39.08%) C#
14 31 (35.63%) Software Testing
14 31 (35.63%) ISTQB
15 30 (34.48%) JIRA
15 30 (34.48%) Spring
15 30 (34.48%) ISEB
15 30 (34.48%) HP Quality Center
16 29 (33.33%) Subversion
16 29 (33.33%) JMeter
17 28 (32.18%) Automated Testing
17 28 (32.18%) Ant
17 28 (32.18%) Test Management
18 27 (31.03%) Team Foundation Server
19 26 (29.89%) Security Cleared
19 26 (29.89%) Open Source
20 25 (28.74%) Bugzilla
20 25 (28.74%) Automation Testing
21 24 (27.59%) Load Testing

TestNG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 23 (26.44%) SharePoint
2 12 (13.79%) Apache ServiceMix
3 4 (4.60%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.30%) Apache
5 1 (1.15%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.15%) Drupal
5 1 (1.15%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.30%) Magento
3 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.90%) SaaS
2 1 (1.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) HTTP
2 2 (2.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.60%) DB2
3 2 (2.30%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.30%) MySQL
4 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 63 (72.41%) Selenium
2 55 (63.22%) Maven
3 52 (59.77%) JUnit
4 51 (58.62%) Jenkins
5 49 (56.32%) WebDriver
6 30 (34.48%) JIRA
7 29 (33.33%) Subversion
7 29 (33.33%) JMeter
8 28 (32.18%) Ant
9 27 (31.03%) Team Foundation Server
10 25 (28.74%) Bugzilla
11 23 (26.44%) TortoiseSVN
12 21 (24.14%) Mockito
13 19 (21.84%) DbUnit
14 10 (11.49%) Cucumber
15 7 (8.05%) Git (software)
15 7 (8.05%) Hudson
16 5 (5.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 4 (4.60%) SoapUI
17 4 (4.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (18.39%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Banking
3 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.30%) Publishing
4 1 (1.15%) Advertising
4 1 (1.15%) Electronics
4 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (40.23%) Developer
2 26 (29.89%) Java Developer
3 20 (22.99%) Tester
4 14 (16.09%) Analyst
5 13 (14.94%) Test Analyst
6 8 (9.20%) Senior Developer
7 7 (8.05%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (8.05%) Automation Tester
8 6 (6.90%) Automation Analyst
9 5 (5.75%) Software Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) Web Developer
9 5 (5.75%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (5.75%) Test Leader
10 4 (4.60%) Web Applications Developer
10 4 (4.60%) Java Software Engineer
10 4 (4.60%) Applications Developer
10 4 (4.60%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (3.45%) Test Engineer
11 3 (3.45%) Senior Test Analyst
11 3 (3.45%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (34.48%) Spring
2 22 (25.29%) Hibernate
3 21 (24.14%) .NET Framework
3 21 (24.14%) .NET
4 18 (20.69%) GWT
5 13 (14.94%) Guice
6 12 (13.79%) Apache Camel
7 7 (8.05%) Web Services
7 7 (8.05%) REST
8 6 (6.90%) J2EE
9 5 (5.75%) HTML
9 5 (5.75%) SOAP
10 4 (4.60%) Spring Integration
10 4 (4.60%) Java EE
10 4 (4.60%) CSS
10 4 (4.60%) XML
11 3 (3.45%) Gherkin
12 2 (2.30%) Scalatra
12 2 (2.30%) Akka
12 2 (2.30%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (29.89%) Open Source
2 20 (22.99%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.75%) iSeries
4 4 (4.60%) AS400
5 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.15%) DTV
5 1 (1.15%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.90%) UNIX
2 4 (4.60%) Linux
3 3 (3.45%) Windows
3 3 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (73.56%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (52.87%) BDD
3 40 (45.98%) TDD
4 38 (43.68%) Scrum
5 37 (42.53%) Test Scripting
6 35 (40.23%) Kanban
7 31 (35.63%) Software Testing
8 28 (32.18%) Automated Testing
8 28 (32.18%) Test Management
9 25 (28.74%) Automation Testing
10 24 (27.59%) Load Testing
11 22 (25.29%) MVC
12 15 (17.24%) Test Automation
13 9 (10.34%) Software Engineering
14 7 (8.05%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (8.05%) Manual Testing
15 6 (6.90%) Security Testing
15 6 (6.90%) Project Management
15 6 (6.90%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 75 (86.21%) Java
2 34 (39.08%) C#
3 14 (16.09%) Groovy
4 6 (6.90%) Ruby
4 6 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.75%) Perl
5 5 (5.75%) SQL
5 5 (5.75%) Python
6 3 (3.45%) VB
6 3 (3.45%) PHP
7 2 (2.30%) Scala
8 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.15%) Golang
8 1 (1.15%) HQL
Qualifications
1 31 (35.63%) ISTQB
2 30 (34.48%) ISEB
3 26 (29.89%) Security Cleared
4 21 (24.14%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.75%) Degree
5 5 (5.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.30%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.15%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 30 (34.48%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.60%) Ansible
3 1 (1.15%) Puppet
3 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.15%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (13.79%) Atomikos
2 8 (9.20%) Oracle
3 6 (6.90%) Google
4 5 (5.75%) IBM
4 5 (5.75%) HP
5 4 (4.60%) Informatica
6 2 (2.30%) Demandware
6 2 (2.30%) hybris
6 2 (2.30%) ATG
6 2 (2.30%) SAP
7 1 (1.15%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.15%) JBoss
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