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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TestNG
Rank 569 530 511
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -19
Contract jobs citing TestNG 38 52 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.099% 0.081%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.54% 0.77% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 44 26
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£378 £406 £372
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.07% +9.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £483 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-17.18% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50

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
6998 6715 5264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.92% 12.76% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4545 4348 3311
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 152 150
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £31.00 £24.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.53 £52.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TestNG within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 -42 28 £388 -8.82% 11
London -2 17 £388 -13.88% 9
Wales +7 8 £331 +1.92%
South Wales +5 8 £331 -1.85%
City of London +12 6 £380 -22.44% 5
Newport -10 6 £331 -1.85%
South West +1 3 £338 +3.84%
Bristol -9 3 £338 +3.84%
South East -31 3 £450 -1.36% 2
Surrey +2 2 £450 -5.26%
North West - 2 - -
Brighton - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £350 -
Doncaster - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £450 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £288 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £288 -
South Coast - 1 - -

TestNG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 62 (91.18%) Java
2 53 (77.94%) JUnit
3 46 (67.65%) Selenium
4 42 (61.76%) WebDriver
5 38 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (51.47%) BDD
7 32 (47.06%) TDD
8 26 (38.24%) Jenkins
8 26 (38.24%) Git (software)
9 21 (30.88%) JIRA
10 20 (29.41%) Spring
10 20 (29.41%) SOAP
10 20 (29.41%) Web Services
10 20 (29.41%) Cucumber
11 18 (26.47%) Maven
11 18 (26.47%) MVC
12 17 (25.00%) JMeter
12 17 (25.00%) REST
13 16 (23.53%) C#
13 16 (23.53%) Subversion
14 15 (22.06%) QA
14 15 (22.06%) SQL
15 14 (20.59%) Spring MVC
15 14 (20.59%) Scrum
15 14 (20.59%) Scala
16 13 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (19.12%) Test Scripting
16 13 (19.12%) XML
17 12 (17.65%) HTML
17 12 (17.65%) MongoDB

TestNG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (10.29%) Tomcat
1 7 (10.29%) SharePoint
1 7 (10.29%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (8.82%) Apache
3 5 (7.35%) Mule
4 1 (1.47%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (1.47%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) ION MarketView
2 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) Internet
2 1 (1.47%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) MongoDB
2 8 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (8.82%) Hadoop
3 6 (8.82%) Redis
3 6 (8.82%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 53 (77.94%) JUnit
2 46 (67.65%) Selenium
3 42 (61.76%) WebDriver
4 26 (38.24%) Jenkins
4 26 (38.24%) Git (software)
5 21 (30.88%) JIRA
6 20 (29.41%) Cucumber
7 18 (26.47%) Maven
8 17 (25.00%) JMeter
9 16 (23.53%) Subversion
10 12 (17.65%) SoapUI
11 11 (16.18%) Mockito
12 8 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (11.76%) Hudson
12 8 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (11.76%) Eclipse
13 7 (10.29%) Bugzilla
13 7 (10.29%) JBehave
14 6 (8.82%) Liquibase
14 6 (8.82%) WebLOAD
General
1 9 (13.24%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.94%) Games
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Marketing
3 1 (1.47%) Electronics
3 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (42.65%) Developer
2 19 (27.94%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.71%) Analyst
3 10 (14.71%) Test Analyst
4 9 (13.24%) Tester
5 8 (11.76%) Automation Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) AWS Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Test Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) QA Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Automation Tester
8 4 (5.88%) Integration Specialist
8 4 (5.88%) Automation Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) QA Automation Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Java Consultant
9 3 (4.41%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (29.41%) Spring
1 20 (29.41%) SOAP
1 20 (29.41%) Web Services
2 17 (25.00%) REST
3 14 (20.59%) Spring MVC
4 13 (19.12%) XML
5 12 (17.65%) HTML
6 11 (16.18%) Hibernate
7 9 (13.24%) CSS
7 9 (13.24%) RESTful
7 9 (13.24%) JPA
8 8 (11.76%) .NET Framework
8 8 (11.76%) .NET
9 6 (8.82%) Play Framework
9 6 (8.82%) Ehcache
9 6 (8.82%) Memcached
9 6 (8.82%) CSS3
9 6 (8.82%) jQuery
9 6 (8.82%) FreeMarker
9 6 (8.82%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.76%) Open Source
3 7 (10.29%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.41%) Fixed Income
4 3 (4.41%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.94%) Online Games
6 1 (1.47%) Blog
6 1 (1.47%) DTV
6 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) Android
1 6 (8.82%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.41%) Linux
3 2 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (51.47%) BDD
3 32 (47.06%) TDD
4 18 (26.47%) MVC
5 14 (20.59%) Scrum
6 13 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (19.12%) Test Scripting
7 11 (16.18%) Automation Testing
7 11 (16.18%) Test Automation
7 11 (16.18%) Test Management
8 7 (10.29%) E-Commerce
8 7 (10.29%) Load Testing
8 7 (10.29%) Unit Testing
8 7 (10.29%) Use Case
8 7 (10.29%) Web Application Development
8 7 (10.29%) Domain-Driven Design
8 7 (10.29%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (8.82%) V-Model
9 6 (8.82%) Waterfall
9 6 (8.82%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (91.18%) Java
2 16 (23.53%) C#
3 15 (22.06%) SQL
4 14 (20.59%) Scala
5 8 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.29%) Groovy
7 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.94%) VBScript
7 2 (2.94%) Ruby
8 1 (1.47%) XPath
8 1 (1.47%) Python
8 1 (1.47%) VB
8 1 (1.47%) VBA
8 1 (1.47%) Perl
8 1 (1.47%) PHP
8 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) Degree
2 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 7 (10.29%) ISEB
4 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
5 5 (7.35%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.47%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.47%) Puppet
2 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (4.41%) ION Trading
1 3 (4.41%) Syncfusion
1 3 (4.41%) TIBCO
1 3 (4.41%) HP
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle
3 1 (1.47%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.47%) Adobe
3 1 (1.47%) SAP
3 1 (1.47%) Atomikos