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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TestNG
Rank 611 589 567
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -22
Contract jobs citing TestNG 45 38 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.070% 0.091%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.54% 0.53% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 30 41
Median daily rate £460 £378 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.85% +6.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £428 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £331 £353
% change year-on-year
+20.75% -6.02%
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
8306 7103 6755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.23% 13.05% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5707 4635 4377
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 131 150
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% -1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.18 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £45.28 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -1.62%

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 27 May 2016.

TestNG Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

TestNG
Top 14 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 27 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
England -6 45 £460 +18.70% 21
London 0 24 £473 +21.93% 12
South East -7 10 £463 +2.77% 4
Yorkshire +16 8 £345 - 1
Leeds - 7 £345 - 1
West Yorkshire - 7 £345 - 1
Surrey -3 6 £463 +2.77%
City of London +35 5 £460 +21.05% 6
Leatherhead -13 4 £463 +2.77%
Berkshire - 4 £600 - 2
Shropshire - 3 £450 -
West Midlands - 3 £450 -
Telford - 3 £450 -
Middlesex - 2 £600 -

TestNG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 with a requirement for TestNG.

1 63 (95.45%) Java
2 50 (75.76%) JUnit
3 46 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (62.12%) Jenkins
5 32 (48.48%) BDD
6 30 (45.45%) Mockito
7 27 (40.91%) TDD
8 26 (39.39%) Scrum
8 26 (39.39%) Spring
9 25 (37.88%) Selenium
9 25 (37.88%) Cucumber
10 24 (36.36%) Maven
11 23 (34.85%) SQL
11 23 (34.85%) Web Services
12 21 (31.82%) Hibernate
13 20 (30.30%) Software Engineering
13 20 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (28.79%) Test Automation
15 17 (25.76%) WebDriver
15 17 (25.76%) QA
16 15 (22.73%) SOAP
16 15 (22.73%) Gradle
16 15 (22.73%) Redis
17 13 (19.70%) REST
17 13 (19.70%) Mentoring
17 13 (19.70%) Linux
17 13 (19.70%) Unix
17 13 (19.70%) PostgreSQL
18 12 (18.18%) Degree
18 12 (18.18%) OO

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 11 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
1 11 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 6 (9.09%) JBoss
3 4 (6.06%) Apache
4 1 (1.52%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.52%) CMS
4 1 (1.52%) Confluence
4 1 (1.52%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.52%) Jetty
4 1 (1.52%) Liferay
4 1 (1.52%) Node.js
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) ION MarketView
2 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.03%) SaaS
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) Internet
2 2 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.73%) Redis
2 13 (19.70%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 9 (13.64%) MongoDB
5 8 (12.12%) CouchDB
6 7 (10.61%) MySQL
7 5 (7.58%) HBase
7 5 (7.58%) NoSQL
7 5 (7.58%) VoltDB
8 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
9 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
9 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
9 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 50 (75.76%) JUnit
2 41 (62.12%) Jenkins
3 30 (45.45%) Mockito
4 25 (37.88%) Cucumber
4 25 (37.88%) Selenium
5 24 (36.36%) Maven
6 17 (25.76%) WebDriver
7 15 (22.73%) Gradle
8 12 (18.18%) Git (software)
9 11 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (12.12%) JBehave
10 8 (12.12%) JIRA
10 8 (12.12%) JMeter
10 8 (12.12%) SoapUI
11 7 (10.61%) EasyMock
12 6 (9.09%) CruiseControl
12 6 (9.09%) TeamCity
13 5 (7.58%) Eclipse
14 3 (4.55%) Spock
14 3 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 7 (10.61%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Advertising
2 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Electronics
4 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.52%) Publishing
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (66.67%) Developer
2 37 (56.06%) Java Developer
3 13 (19.70%) Agile Developer
3 13 (19.70%) Agile Java Developer
4 10 (15.15%) Senior Developer
5 9 (13.64%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (12.12%) Developer in Test
6 8 (12.12%) Senior Agile Developer
6 8 (12.12%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 7 (10.61%) Architect
8 6 (9.09%) Test Architect
8 6 (9.09%) Tester
9 5 (7.58%) Java Architect
9 5 (7.58%) Software Engineer
9 5 (7.58%) Test Automation Architect
10 3 (4.55%) C# Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) Lead Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Lead Java Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (39.39%) Spring
2 23 (34.85%) Web Services
3 21 (31.82%) Hibernate
4 15 (22.73%) SOAP
5 13 (19.70%) REST
6 11 (16.67%) Java EE
6 11 (16.67%) XML
7 10 (15.15%) HTML
7 10 (15.15%) Memcached
8 8 (12.12%) Dropwizard
8 8 (12.12%) JDBC
8 8 (12.12%) JSON
8 8 (12.12%) Kafka
9 6 (9.09%) Ehcache
9 6 (9.09%) jQuery
9 6 (9.09%) Play Framework
9 6 (9.09%) PowerMock
9 6 (9.09%) RequireJS
10 5 (7.58%) Akka
10 5 (7.58%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Algorithms
1 9 (13.64%) Data Structures
2 8 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (7.58%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.03%) Fintech
4 2 (3.03%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.03%) User Experience
5 1 (1.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.70%) Linux
1 13 (19.70%) Unix
2 4 (6.06%) Windows
3 1 (1.52%) Solaris
3 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (48.48%) BDD
3 27 (40.91%) TDD
4 26 (39.39%) Scrum
5 20 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (30.30%) Software Engineering
6 19 (28.79%) Test Automation
7 13 (19.70%) Mentoring
8 12 (18.18%) Functional Testing
8 12 (18.18%) OO
9 9 (13.64%) Information Security
9 9 (13.64%) User Stories
10 8 (12.12%) Garbage Collection
10 8 (12.12%) Kanban
10 8 (12.12%) OOA/OOD
10 8 (12.12%) Open Source
10 8 (12.12%) Pair Programming
11 7 (10.61%) OOP
11 7 (10.61%) Refactoring
12 6 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 63 (95.45%) Java
2 23 (34.85%) SQL
3 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 10 (15.15%) Scala
5 6 (9.09%) C++
6 4 (6.06%) C#
7 3 (4.55%) Groovy
8 2 (3.03%) Ruby
8 2 (3.03%) XPath
9 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.52%) Python
9 1 (1.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (18.18%) Degree
2 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) CISA
3 2 (3.03%) CISM
3 2 (3.03%) CISSP
4 1 (1.52%) ISEB
4 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (25.76%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (12.12%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (10.61%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (10.61%) Puppet
3 1 (1.52%) Apache Shiro
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) Oracle
2 7 (10.61%) HP
3 3 (4.55%) ION Trading
3 3 (4.55%) Syncfusion
3 3 (4.55%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.52%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.52%) Perforce
4 1 (1.52%) SAP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £340 to £350 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago