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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TestNG
Rank 608 576 551
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -25
Contract jobs citing TestNG 16 40 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.077% 0.071%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.21% 0.57% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 33 25
Average daily rate £419 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £650 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £413
% change year-on-year
- -6.06%
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
7651 7001 5948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.86% 13.55% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5107 4702 3757
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 127 129
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.40 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.70 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.47 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

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 9 February 2016.

TestNG Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

TestNG
Top 17 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 9 February 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 historical trends)
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 -49 16 £419 +4.68% 15
South East -1 7 £400 +23.07% 4
London -9 7 £475 +18.75% 7
Surrey - 5 £400 -
Leatherhead - 4 £406 -
Brighton +16 1 £300 +9.09% 2
East Sussex +9 1 £300 +9.09% 2
Berkshire +6 1 - - 1
North West -11 1 £340 -2.85%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £325 -
North East - 1 £325 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £325 -
Cheshire - 1 £340 -
Epsom - 1 £375 -
Harrow - 1 £425 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 £340 -

TestNG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 36 (85.71%) Java
2 23 (54.76%) Selenium
3 21 (50.00%) JUnit
4 18 (42.86%) SQL
4 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (40.48%) Test Automation
5 17 (40.48%) XML
6 16 (38.10%) SOAP
7 15 (35.71%) Maven
7 15 (35.71%) SoapUI
7 15 (35.71%) Jenkins
8 14 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 13 (30.95%) Subversion
9 13 (30.95%) Spring
9 13 (30.95%) HP
9 13 (30.95%) Cucumber
10 12 (28.57%) Eclipse
10 12 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (26.19%) Git (software)
11 11 (26.19%) BDD
11 11 (26.19%) Mockito
12 10 (23.81%) PowerShell
12 10 (23.81%) TDD
12 10 (23.81%) Web Services
12 10 (23.81%) XML Messaging
13 9 (21.43%) Hibernate
13 9 (21.43%) VBA
13 9 (21.43%) Test Management
13 9 (21.43%) REST

TestNG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.14%) Apache
3 2 (4.76%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.76%) CMS
3 2 (4.76%) JBoss
3 2 (4.76%) Jetty
4 1 (2.38%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) AdSense
2 1 (2.38%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 6 (14.29%) MySQL
2 5 (11.90%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (11.90%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.76%) CouchDB
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.76%) SQLite
4 2 (4.76%) VoltDB
5 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.38%) HBase
5 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (54.76%) Selenium
2 21 (50.00%) JUnit
3 15 (35.71%) Jenkins
3 15 (35.71%) Maven
3 15 (35.71%) SoapUI
4 13 (30.95%) Cucumber
4 13 (30.95%) Subversion
5 12 (28.57%) Eclipse
6 11 (26.19%) Git (software)
6 11 (26.19%) Mockito
7 8 (19.05%) WebDriver
8 6 (14.29%) JIRA
8 6 (14.29%) JMeter
9 5 (11.90%) Gradle
10 4 (9.52%) JBehave
11 2 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (4.76%) Capybara
11 2 (4.76%) CruiseControl
11 2 (4.76%) EasyMock
11 2 (4.76%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Developer
2 18 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 9 (21.43%) Automation Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) Test Automation Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) Test Engineer
5 7 (16.67%) Developer in Test
6 5 (11.90%) Java Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Senior Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Agile Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Tester
8 3 (7.14%) Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Development Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) QC Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Test Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Test Development Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) UI Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (4.76%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) XML
2 16 (38.10%) SOAP
3 13 (30.95%) Spring
4 10 (23.81%) Web Services
4 10 (23.81%) XML Messaging
5 9 (21.43%) Hibernate
5 9 (21.43%) REST
6 8 (19.05%) HTML
7 6 (14.29%) J2EE
7 6 (14.29%) Java EE
8 5 (11.90%) JPA
8 5 (11.90%) Spring MVC
9 4 (9.52%) JSON
9 4 (9.52%) RESTful
10 3 (7.14%) JMS
11 2 (4.76%) Apache Camel
11 2 (4.76%) Ehcache
11 2 (4.76%) JDBC
11 2 (4.76%) PowerMock
12 1 (2.38%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
3 1 (2.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Unix
2 5 (11.90%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Android
3 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (40.48%) Test Automation
3 11 (26.19%) BDD
4 10 (23.81%) TDD
5 9 (21.43%) Test Management
6 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (14.29%) Scrum
8 5 (11.90%) Defect Management
8 5 (11.90%) Functional Testing
8 5 (11.90%) MVC
9 4 (9.52%) Automation Testing
9 4 (9.52%) Kanban
9 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
10 3 (7.14%) Coaching
10 3 (7.14%) Load Testing
10 3 (7.14%) OO
10 3 (7.14%) Open Source
11 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
11 2 (4.76%) Pair Programming
11 2 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 36 (85.71%) Java
2 18 (42.86%) SQL
3 10 (23.81%) PowerShell
4 9 (21.43%) VBA
5 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.52%) Scala
7 3 (7.14%) Groovy
8 1 (2.38%) C#
8 1 (2.38%) C++
8 1 (2.38%) VBScript
8 1 (2.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.67%) Degree
3 3 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.76%) ISEB
5 1 (2.38%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 12 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.38%) Apache Shiro
2 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) HP
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Atomikos
3 1 (2.38%) VMware
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