The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TestNG
Rank 537 525 526
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing TestNG 43 44 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.086% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.63% 0.75% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 40
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £800 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6877 5878 6055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.77% 11.53% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4412 3685 3568
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 142 215
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £24.75 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -26 32 £431 +7.81% 19
London -11 14 £450 -2.70% 5
South East -7 13 £450 +38.46% 7
Hampshire -12 7 £475 +33.80% 3
Aldershot -5 4 £450 -
South West - 4 £325 - 3
City of London +26 3 £375 -6.25% 2
Berkshire - 3 £375 - 2
Bristol - 3 £294 - 2
Basingstoke - 2 £500 -
Surrey -10 1 £550 -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 3
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 2
Essex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Westminster - - - -
East of England - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Brighton - - - - 1
Banbury - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Guildford - - - -

TestNG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 86 (80.37%) Java
2 75 (70.09%) Maven
3 62 (57.94%) Selenium
4 58 (54.21%) Jenkins
5 54 (50.47%) WebDriver
6 50 (46.73%) JUnit
7 45 (42.06%) Spring
8 43 (40.19%) Hibernate
9 38 (35.51%) DbUnit
9 38 (35.51%) Test Scripting
10 37 (34.58%) BDD
10 37 (34.58%) MVC
11 36 (33.64%) Mockito
12 34 (31.78%) Scrum
13 31 (28.97%) GWT
14 29 (27.10%) TDD
15 28 (26.17%) C#
15 28 (26.17%) Groovy
16 27 (25.23%) JIRA
17 26 (24.30%) Guice
18 25 (23.36%) Apache Camel
18 25 (23.36%) Atomikos
18 25 (23.36%) Apache ServiceMix
18 25 (23.36%) ISEB
18 25 (23.36%) Automated Testing
18 25 (23.36%) JMeter
19 24 (22.43%) Software Testing
19 24 (22.43%) Agile Software Development
20 23 (21.50%) ISTQB
21 22 (20.56%) Subversion

TestNG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 25 (23.36%) Apache ServiceMix
2 16 (14.95%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.67%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.74%) Apache
5 2 (1.87%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.87%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.87%) Jetty
6 1 (0.93%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Mingle
2 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.87%) Magento
3 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) ATM
1 2 (1.87%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.74%) MySQL
3 2 (1.87%) JasperReports
4 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 75 (70.09%) Maven
2 62 (57.94%) Selenium
3 58 (54.21%) Jenkins
4 54 (50.47%) WebDriver
5 50 (46.73%) JUnit
6 38 (35.51%) DbUnit
7 36 (33.64%) Mockito
8 27 (25.23%) JIRA
9 25 (23.36%) JMeter
10 22 (20.56%) Subversion
11 21 (19.63%) Ant
12 20 (18.69%) Team Foundation Server
13 18 (16.82%) Bugzilla
14 16 (14.95%) TortoiseSVN
15 11 (10.28%) SoapUI
16 7 (6.54%) Hudson
17 5 (4.67%) Cucumber
18 4 (3.74%) Git (software)
18 4 (3.74%) SpecFlow
18 4 (3.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (12.15%) Finance
2 6 (5.61%) Banking
3 3 (2.80%) Advertising
3 3 (2.80%) Marketing
4 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Electronics
4 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (44.86%) Developer
2 40 (37.38%) Java Developer
3 24 (22.43%) Tester
4 17 (15.89%) Senior Developer
5 15 (14.02%) Senior Java Developer
6 13 (12.15%) Analyst
7 11 (10.28%) Test Analyst
8 7 (6.54%) UAT Tester
8 7 (6.54%) Automation Tester
9 6 (5.61%) Test Leader
9 6 (5.61%) Software Engineer
10 5 (4.67%) Automation Test Analyst
10 5 (4.67%) Java Software Engineer
10 5 (4.67%) Automation Analyst
11 4 (3.74%) Web Applications Developer
11 4 (3.74%) QA Engineer
11 4 (3.74%) Web Developer
11 4 (3.74%) Applications Developer
11 4 (3.74%) Test Engineer
11 4 (3.74%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (42.06%) Spring
2 43 (40.19%) Hibernate
3 31 (28.97%) GWT
4 26 (24.30%) Guice
5 25 (23.36%) Apache Camel
6 16 (14.95%) .NET Framework
6 16 (14.95%) .NET
7 9 (8.41%) J2EE
8 5 (4.67%) Web Services
9 3 (2.80%) CSS
9 3 (2.80%) HTML
9 3 (2.80%) Java EE
9 3 (2.80%) Spring MVC
9 3 (2.80%) Gherkin
10 2 (1.87%) REST
10 2 (1.87%) Ehcache
10 2 (1.87%) RESTful
10 2 (1.87%) FreeMarker
10 2 (1.87%) Tapestry
10 2 (1.87%) SiteMesh
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.63%) Open Source
2 16 (14.95%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.74%) iSeries
4 3 (2.80%) AS400
5 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.93%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.93%) DTV
6 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.74%) UNIX
1 4 (3.74%) Linux
2 3 (2.80%) Windows
3 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (35.51%) Test Scripting
2 37 (34.58%) MVC
2 37 (34.58%) BDD
3 34 (31.78%) Scrum
4 29 (27.10%) TDD
5 25 (23.36%) Automated Testing
6 24 (22.43%) Software Testing
6 24 (22.43%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (19.63%) Test Management
7 21 (19.63%) Kanban
8 19 (17.76%) Test Automation
9 18 (16.82%) Automation Testing
10 17 (15.89%) Load Testing
11 14 (13.08%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (13.08%) Software Engineering
12 13 (12.15%) Security Testing
13 11 (10.28%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (9.35%) E-Commerce
15 7 (6.54%) Performance Testing
15 7 (6.54%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 86 (80.37%) Java
2 28 (26.17%) C#
2 28 (26.17%) Groovy
3 13 (12.15%) SQL
4 6 (5.61%) Ruby
5 5 (4.67%) Python
5 5 (4.67%) Perl
6 4 (3.74%) VB
6 4 (3.74%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.74%) HQL
7 2 (1.87%) PHP
8 1 (0.93%) C++
8 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.93%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (23.36%) ISEB
2 23 (21.50%) ISTQB
3 19 (17.76%) Security Cleared
4 14 (13.08%) SC Cleared
5 6 (5.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (4.67%) Degree
7 2 (1.87%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (1.87%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (18.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 22 (20.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (23.36%) Atomikos
2 17 (15.89%) Google
3 10 (9.35%) Oracle
4 5 (4.67%) HP
5 4 (3.74%) JBoss
5 4 (3.74%) IBM
6 3 (2.80%) Informatica
7 2 (1.87%) hybris
7 2 (1.87%) Demandware
7 2 (1.87%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.87%) ATG
8 1 (0.93%) SAP
8 1 (0.93%) TIBCO
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