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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TestNG
Rank 572 525 511
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -14
Contract jobs citing TestNG 37 57 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.10% 0.088%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.52% 0.83% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 47 32
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£380 £406 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.46% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £477 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £413 £325
% change year-on-year
-19.69% +26.92%
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
7175 6873 5366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.83% 12.59% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4590 4401 3397
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £523 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 141 136
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.24 £31.05 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.11% -

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 5 May 2015.

TestNG Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

TestNG
Top 22 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 5 May 2015. 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 -46 27 £388 -6.06% 16
London +18 17 £388 +3.33% 11
South Wales +1 8 £331 -1.85%
Wales -7 8 £331 +1.92%
City of London +15 6 £380 -22.44% 6
Newport -12 6 £331 -1.85%
East of England - 3 £288 - 3
South West -4 2 £413 +26.92%
South East -45 2 - - 1
East Sussex - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
Brighton - 2 - -
Bristol -2 1 - -
Yorkshire -19 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £413 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £288 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Cardiff - 1 £350 -
Doncaster - 1 - - 1
Cheshire - 1 - -
South Coast - 1 - -

TestNG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 68 (89.47%) Java
2 63 (82.89%) JUnit
3 46 (60.53%) Selenium
4 44 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (55.26%) WebDriver
6 37 (48.68%) TDD
7 35 (46.05%) BDD
8 27 (35.53%) Jenkins
9 24 (31.58%) Git (software)
10 21 (27.63%) C#
11 20 (26.32%) Spring
11 20 (26.32%) Cucumber
12 19 (25.00%) JIRA
12 19 (25.00%) Web Services
13 18 (23.68%) HTML
14 17 (22.37%) MVC
14 17 (22.37%) JMeter
14 17 (22.37%) Maven
15 16 (21.05%) QA
15 16 (21.05%) SOAP
15 16 (21.05%) Mockito
16 15 (19.74%) REST
17 14 (18.42%) Scala
17 14 (18.42%) CSS
17 14 (18.42%) Spring MVC
17 14 (18.42%) Subversion
18 13 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (17.11%) SQL
18 13 (17.11%) JavaScript
19 12 (15.79%) Scrum

TestNG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 7 (9.21%) Elasticsearch
1 7 (9.21%) Tomcat
1 7 (9.21%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.89%) Apache
3 5 (6.58%) Mule
4 1 (1.32%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (1.32%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (10.53%) ION MarketView
2 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) Internet
1 3 (3.95%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) MongoDB
2 8 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (7.89%) Redis
3 6 (7.89%) Hadoop
3 6 (7.89%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 63 (82.89%) JUnit
2 46 (60.53%) Selenium
3 42 (55.26%) WebDriver
4 27 (35.53%) Jenkins
5 24 (31.58%) Git (software)
6 20 (26.32%) Cucumber
7 19 (25.00%) JIRA
8 17 (22.37%) JMeter
8 17 (22.37%) Maven
9 16 (21.05%) Mockito
10 14 (18.42%) Subversion
11 10 (13.16%) SoapUI
12 9 (11.84%) Hudson
13 8 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (9.21%) JBehave
14 7 (9.21%) Bugzilla
15 6 (7.89%) WebLOAD
15 6 (7.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (7.89%) Eclipse
15 6 (7.89%) Liquibase
General
1 9 (11.84%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.63%) Games
3 1 (1.32%) Marketing
3 1 (1.32%) Retail
3 1 (1.32%) Electronics
3 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (48.68%) Developer
2 22 (28.95%) Java Developer
3 9 (11.84%) Analyst
3 9 (11.84%) Test Analyst
3 9 (11.84%) Tester
4 8 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 6 (7.89%) QA Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) AWS Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Automation Tester
6 5 (6.58%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (5.26%) WinForms Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) QA Automation Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Integration Specialist
7 4 (5.26%) Test Leader
8 3 (3.95%) Automation Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Java Consultant
8 3 (3.95%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (26.32%) Spring
2 19 (25.00%) Web Services
3 18 (23.68%) HTML
4 16 (21.05%) SOAP
5 15 (19.74%) REST
6 14 (18.42%) CSS
6 14 (18.42%) Spring MVC
7 11 (14.47%) Hibernate
7 11 (14.47%) XML
8 10 (13.16%) .NET
9 9 (11.84%) Guice
9 9 (11.84%) JPA
10 8 (10.53%) .NET Framework
10 8 (10.53%) WinForms
10 8 (10.53%) RESTful
11 7 (9.21%) jQuery
12 6 (7.89%) FreeMarker
12 6 (7.89%) JSP
12 6 (7.89%) CSS3
12 6 (7.89%) Ehcache
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.53%) Fixed Income
2 8 (10.53%) Open Source
3 7 (9.21%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.95%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.95%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.63%) Online Games
6 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.32%) Blog
6 1 (1.32%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.89%) Android
1 6 (7.89%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.63%) Windows
2 2 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (48.68%) TDD
3 35 (46.05%) BDD
4 17 (22.37%) MVC
5 13 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (15.79%) Scrum
6 12 (15.79%) Unit Testing
7 11 (14.47%) Automation Testing
7 11 (14.47%) Test Scripting
8 10 (13.16%) Test Automation
9 9 (11.84%) Test Management
10 8 (10.53%) Multithreading
10 8 (10.53%) Electronic Trading
10 8 (10.53%) Dependency Injection
11 7 (9.21%) Domain-Driven Design
11 7 (9.21%) Web Application Development
11 7 (9.21%) Use Case
11 7 (9.21%) Load Testing
12 6 (7.89%) Automated Testing
12 6 (7.89%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 68 (89.47%) Java
2 21 (27.63%) C#
3 14 (18.42%) Scala
4 13 (17.11%) SQL
4 13 (17.11%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.21%) Groovy
6 2 (2.63%) VBScript
6 2 (2.63%) Ruby
7 1 (1.32%) XPath
7 1 (1.32%) VB
7 1 (1.32%) Perl
7 1 (1.32%) PHP
7 1 (1.32%) Python
7 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (11.84%) Degree
2 7 (9.21%) ISEB
3 6 (7.89%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.58%) ISTQB
5 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Puppet
1 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.32%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (10.53%) Syncfusion
1 8 (10.53%) ION Trading
1 8 (10.53%) TIBCO
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (1.32%) Atomikos
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.32%) Adobe
3 1 (1.32%) HP
3 1 (1.32%) SAP