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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
TestNG
UK
Rank 558 606 597
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -9
Contract jobs citing TestNG 44 21 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.040% 0.057%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.58% 0.28% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 18 23
Median daily rate £450 £428 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £340 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £550 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
7645 7570 7077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.08% 14.56% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5139 4997 4681
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 203 135
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.70 £28.50 £27.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

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 25 February 2017.

TestNG Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

TestNG
Top 23 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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +54 37 £450 +4.65% 19
London +30 20 £500 - 12
Yorkshire - 6 £375 -
East of England - 4 £388 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £388 -
North West +24 3 £275 -19.11%
Sheffield - 3 £375 -
Leeds - 3 £348 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £348 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £375 -
Luton - 3 - -
Manchester - 3 £275 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £450 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £450 - 1
South East +16 1 £395 -1.25% 5
Fife - 1 £300 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £260 -
Scotland - 1 £300 -
East Sussex - 1 £395 - 1
Hove - 1 £395 -
Dunfermline - 1 £300 -
County Antrim - 1 £260 -
Belfast - 1 £260 -

TestNG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 61 (77.22%) Java
2 48 (60.76%) JUnit
3 42 (53.16%) Selenium
4 41 (51.90%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (45.57%) WebDriver
6 35 (44.30%) Jenkins
7 27 (34.18%) TDD
7 27 (34.18%) JIRA
8 26 (32.91%) Test Automation
8 26 (32.91%) JavaScript
9 25 (31.65%) Spring
9 25 (31.65%) Git (software)
10 24 (30.38%) Cucumber
10 24 (30.38%) PostgreSQL
11 22 (27.85%) C#
12 21 (26.58%) BDD
12 21 (26.58%) QA
13 20 (25.32%) Hibernate
14 19 (24.05%) Continuous Delivery
15 18 (22.78%) Maven
15 18 (22.78%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (21.52%) Scrum
17 16 (20.25%) E-Commerce
17 16 (20.25%) JBehave
18 15 (18.99%) Redis
18 15 (18.99%) Regression Testing
19 14 (17.72%) Puppet
19 14 (17.72%) Mockito
20 13 (16.46%) SoapUI
20 13 (16.46%) 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 8 (10.13%) Tomcat
2 7 (8.86%) CMS
3 6 (7.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (7.59%) Jetty
4 4 (5.06%) Apache
5 2 (2.53%) JBoss
5 2 (2.53%) WildFly
6 1 (1.27%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.27%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.27%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.27%) Confluence
6 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.27%) Liferay
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 8 (10.13%) ION MarketView
2 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.39%) Basecamp
2 2 (2.53%) GitHub
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.27%) IaaS
3 1 (1.27%) PaaS
3 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) Internet
2 2 (2.53%) HTTP
2 2 (2.53%) LDAP
2 2 (2.53%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.38%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (18.99%) Redis
3 8 (10.13%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.59%) MySQL
4 6 (7.59%) SQLite
5 2 (2.53%) HeidiSQL
5 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.27%) HBase
6 1 (1.27%) MarkLogic
6 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.27%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.27%) SimpleDB
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 48 (60.76%) JUnit
2 42 (53.16%) Selenium
3 36 (45.57%) WebDriver
4 35 (44.30%) Jenkins
5 27 (34.18%) JIRA
6 25 (31.65%) Git (software)
7 24 (30.38%) Cucumber
8 18 (22.78%) Maven
9 16 (20.25%) JBehave
10 14 (17.72%) Mockito
11 13 (16.46%) SoapUI
12 11 (13.92%) Subversion
13 10 (12.66%) TeamCity
14 9 (11.39%) Bugzilla
15 8 (10.13%) Ant
16 7 (8.86%) SpecFlow
17 6 (7.59%) IntelliJ
17 6 (7.59%) JMeter
18 5 (6.33%) Bitbucket
18 5 (6.33%) TestDirector
General
1 13 (16.46%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Games
3 3 (3.80%) Retail
4 2 (2.53%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.27%) Advertising
5 1 (1.27%) Electronics
5 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (50.63%) Developer
2 35 (44.30%) Java Developer
3 10 (12.66%) Analyst
3 10 (12.66%) QA Engineer
3 10 (12.66%) Test Analyst
3 10 (12.66%) Test Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) GUI Developer
5 8 (10.13%) C# Developer
5 8 (10.13%) C# GUI Developer
5 8 (10.13%) Java GUI Developer
5 8 (10.13%) Test Automation Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Automation Test Analyst
6 7 (8.86%) Developer in Test
7 6 (7.59%) J2EE Developer
7 6 (7.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 6 (7.59%) WinForms Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Senior Test Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (31.65%) Spring
2 20 (25.32%) Hibernate
3 11 (13.92%) Web Services
4 10 (12.66%) J2EE
5 9 (11.39%) HTML
5 9 (11.39%) XML
6 8 (10.13%) WPF
7 7 (8.86%) REST
7 7 (8.86%) WinForms
8 6 (7.59%) Flash
8 6 (7.59%) Guice
8 6 (7.59%) JPA
8 6 (7.59%) Spring MVC
9 4 (5.06%) SOAP
10 3 (3.80%) Gherkin
10 3 (3.80%) jQuery
10 3 (3.80%) Node.js
10 3 (3.80%) RESTful
11 2 (2.53%) HTML5
11 2 (2.53%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (6.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.80%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.27%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.66%) Linux
2 9 (11.39%) Unix
3 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.53%) Windows
4 1 (1.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (51.90%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (34.18%) TDD
3 26 (32.91%) Test Automation
4 21 (26.58%) BDD
5 19 (24.05%) Continuous Delivery
6 18 (22.78%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (21.52%) Scrum
8 16 (20.25%) E-Commerce
9 15 (18.99%) Regression Testing
10 13 (16.46%) Automated Testing
10 13 (16.46%) Defect Management
11 10 (12.66%) Kanban
11 10 (12.66%) SDLC
12 9 (11.39%) Electronic Trading
13 8 (10.13%) ATDD
13 8 (10.13%) Feature Driven Development
13 8 (10.13%) System Testing
13 8 (10.13%) Test Strategy
14 7 (8.86%) Multithreading
14 7 (8.86%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 61 (77.22%) Java
2 26 (32.91%) JavaScript
3 22 (27.85%) C#
4 12 (15.19%) Python
5 11 (13.92%) Ruby
6 9 (11.39%) Perl
7 4 (5.06%) SQL
8 3 (3.80%) PHP
9 2 (2.53%) C++
9 2 (2.53%) Groovy
10 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.27%) VB
10 1 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (6.33%) Degree
2 4 (5.06%) ISEB
2 4 (5.06%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (26.58%) QA
2 11 (13.92%) SDET
3 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Varnish
1 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (17.72%) Puppet
2 6 (7.59%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.53%) Terraform
4 1 (1.27%) Ansible
4 1 (1.27%) Consul
Vendors
1 9 (11.39%) TIBCO
2 8 (10.13%) ION Trading
2 8 (10.13%) Oracle
3 6 (7.59%) Syncfusion
4 5 (6.33%) DevExpress
5 2 (2.53%) Charles River
5 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.53%) T-Plan
6 1 (1.27%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.27%) HP
6 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.27%) SAP
6 1 (1.27%) Sonatype
6 1 (1.27%) VMware
6 1 (1.27%) Zuora
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