The table below looks at the statistics for TestNG skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestNG over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TestNG
Rank 586 629 590
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -39
Contract jobs citing TestNG 67 29 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.050% 0.080%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.76% 0.36% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 19 38
Median daily rate £450 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £490 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £349 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.81% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
8866 8048 7303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.39% 13.78% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5973 5274 4663
Median daily rate £428 £400 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 161 134
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £23.75 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

TestNG
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing TestNG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 August 2016.

TestNG Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

TestNG
Top 27 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TestNG within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
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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
England +40 66 £450 +12.50% 20
London +15 35 £475 +15.15% 15
Yorkshire - 9 £345 -
Leeds - 9 £345 -
West Yorkshire - 9 £345 -
Luton - 8 £480 -
Bedfordshire - 8 £480 -
East of England - 8 £480 -
North West +20 6 £398 - 1
City of London +29 5 £450 -5.26% 3
Manchester +1 5 £345 - 1
South East +4 4 £344 -14.06% 2
West Midlands - 4 £450 -
Shropshire - 4 £450 -
Telford - 4 £450 -
Clapham - 3 £450 -
Berkshire 0 2 £400 -17.94%
Surrey +4 1 £288 -26.98% 1
Cardiff - 1 £300 -
South Wales - 1 £300 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £400 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Preston - 1 £450 -
Lancashire - 1 £450 -
Wales - 1 £300 -

TestNG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 with a requirement for TestNG.

1 106 (95.50%) Java
2 86 (77.48%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (70.27%) JUnit
4 65 (58.56%) Jenkins
5 53 (47.75%) TDD
6 45 (40.54%) Selenium
7 41 (36.94%) Spring
8 39 (35.14%) BDD
9 38 (34.23%) Scrum
10 36 (32.43%) Hibernate
11 35 (31.53%) JavaScript
11 35 (31.53%) Cucumber
12 34 (30.63%) Git (software)
13 33 (29.73%) SQL
13 33 (29.73%) Software Engineering
14 32 (28.83%) PostgreSQL
15 31 (27.93%) WebDriver
16 30 (27.03%) Redis
17 29 (26.13%) Mockito
17 29 (26.13%) Test Automation
17 29 (26.13%) Continuous Integration
18 28 (25.23%) Maven
18 28 (25.23%) Elasticsearch
19 24 (21.62%) Hadoop
19 24 (21.62%) MongoDB
20 23 (20.72%) Scala
20 23 (20.72%) QA
20 23 (20.72%) Web Services
20 23 (20.72%) Linux
21 22 (19.82%) Finance

TestNG
Top Related IT Skills 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 28 (25.23%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (10.81%) Tomcat
3 9 (8.11%) Apache Spark
4 7 (6.31%) JBoss
5 4 (3.60%) Apache Solr
6 3 (2.70%) Apache
6 3 (2.70%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.80%) Confluence
7 2 (1.80%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.90%) CMS
8 1 (0.90%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.90%) Jetty
8 1 (0.90%) Liferay
8 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (3.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.70%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.31%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.50%) SaaS
3 2 (1.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.91%) Internet
2 1 (0.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (28.83%) PostgreSQL
2 30 (27.03%) Redis
3 24 (21.62%) Hadoop
3 24 (21.62%) MongoDB
4 18 (16.22%) NoSQL
5 15 (13.51%) Relational Database
6 11 (9.91%) SQL Server
7 9 (8.11%) HBase
8 6 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (3.60%) MarkLogic
9 4 (3.60%) Neo4j
9 4 (3.60%) SimpleDB
9 4 (3.60%) VoltDB
10 3 (2.70%) MySQL
11 2 (1.80%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.90%) DB2
Development Applications
1 78 (70.27%) JUnit
2 65 (58.56%) Jenkins
3 45 (40.54%) Selenium
4 35 (31.53%) Cucumber
5 34 (30.63%) Git (software)
6 31 (27.93%) WebDriver
7 29 (26.13%) Mockito
8 28 (25.23%) Maven
9 19 (17.12%) Gradle
10 18 (16.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 15 (13.51%) JIRA
11 15 (13.51%) SoapUI
12 14 (12.61%) IntelliJ
13 13 (11.71%) JBehave
14 9 (8.11%) TeamCity
15 8 (7.21%) Ant
15 8 (7.21%) SpecFlow
16 7 (6.31%) Capybara
16 7 (6.31%) Spock
17 6 (5.41%) Eclipse
General
1 22 (19.82%) Finance
2 7 (6.31%) Advertising
2 7 (6.31%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.50%) Marketing
4 4 (3.60%) Electronics
4 4 (3.60%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.90%) Banking
5 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 72 (64.86%) Developer
2 58 (52.25%) Java Developer
3 16 (14.41%) Agile Developer
3 16 (14.41%) Agile Java Developer
3 16 (14.41%) Senior Developer
4 13 (11.71%) Developer in Test
4 13 (11.71%) Test Engineer
5 11 (9.91%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (8.11%) Architect
6 9 (8.11%) Software Engineer
6 9 (8.11%) Test Automation Engineer
7 7 (6.31%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.31%) Tester
8 6 (5.41%) Java Engineer
8 6 (5.41%) Software Developer
8 6 (5.41%) SQL Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Automation Tester
9 5 (4.50%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Senior Java Software Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (36.94%) Spring
2 36 (32.43%) Hibernate
3 23 (20.72%) Web Services
4 19 (17.12%) HTML
5 17 (15.32%) RESTful
6 15 (13.51%) Sass
7 14 (12.61%) HTML5
8 13 (11.71%) Memcached
8 13 (11.71%) Node.js
9 12 (10.81%) SOAP
10 11 (9.91%) CSS
10 11 (9.91%) React
11 10 (9.01%) Akka
11 10 (9.01%) Play Framework
11 10 (9.01%) XML
12 8 (7.21%) CSS3
12 8 (7.21%) Dropwizard
12 8 (7.21%) JDBC
12 8 (7.21%) Kafka
12 8 (7.21%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.01%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (8.11%) Algorithms
2 9 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.11%) Data Structures
3 6 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.60%) Fintech
5 2 (1.80%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.80%) User Experience
6 1 (0.90%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.72%) Linux
2 15 (13.51%) Windows
3 12 (10.81%) Unix
4 3 (2.70%) VMS
5 1 (0.90%) Solaris
5 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (77.48%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (47.75%) TDD
3 39 (35.14%) BDD
4 38 (34.23%) Scrum
5 33 (29.73%) Software Engineering
6 29 (26.13%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (26.13%) Test Automation
7 17 (15.32%) E-Commerce
8 15 (13.51%) Mentoring
8 15 (13.51%) OO
9 14 (12.61%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (10.81%) Front End Development
10 12 (10.81%) Open Source
10 12 (10.81%) User Stories
11 10 (9.01%) Automated Testing
11 10 (9.01%) DevOps
11 10 (9.01%) Domain-Driven Design
11 10 (9.01%) Microservices
12 9 (8.11%) Defect Management
12 9 (8.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 106 (95.50%) Java
2 35 (31.53%) JavaScript
3 33 (29.73%) SQL
4 23 (20.72%) Scala
5 13 (11.71%) C#
5 13 (11.71%) Ruby
6 11 (9.91%) Groovy
6 11 (9.91%) PL/SQL
7 10 (9.01%) T-SQL
8 9 (8.11%) Haskell
9 8 (7.21%) C++
9 8 (7.21%) Perl
9 8 (7.21%) Python
10 5 (4.50%) ES6
11 2 (1.80%) XPath
12 1 (0.90%) PHP
12 1 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (6.31%) Degree
2 6 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.50%) ISEB
3 5 (4.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.80%) CISA
5 2 (1.80%) CISM
5 2 (1.80%) CISSP
6 1 (0.90%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (20.72%) QA
2 11 (9.91%) SDET
3 6 (5.41%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (7.21%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (18.92%) Puppet
2 10 (9.01%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.50%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.90%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (18.92%) Oracle
2 5 (4.50%) HP
3 4 (3.60%) SAP
4 3 (2.70%) ION Trading
4 3 (2.70%) ServiceNow
4 3 (2.70%) Syncfusion
4 3 (2.70%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.90%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.90%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.90%) Perforce
5 1 (0.90%) T-Plan
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum Competitive
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