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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TestNG
Rank 544 515 533
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +18
Contract jobs citing TestNG 44 48 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.094% 0.097%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.63% 0.81% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 30 35
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £323 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £800 £490
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
7039 5902 6101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.88% 11.54% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4526 3695 3573
Average daily rate £388 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £547 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 143 219
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 £25.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £47.50 £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 30 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 30 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 -48 30 £375 -6.25% 20
London -3 13 £413 -8.33% 8
South East -15 12 £450 +38.46% 4
Hampshire -5 6 £500 +40.84% 2
South West - 4 £325 - 3
Aldershot -6 3 £431 -
Bristol - 3 £294 - 2
Berkshire - 3 £375 -
City of London +11 2 £363 -9.37% 3
Basingstoke - 2 £500 -
Surrey -8 1 £550 -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 3
North East - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - - 2
Essex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 2
Brighton - - - - 1
Banbury - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Colchester - - - -
Gateshead - - - -
Guildford - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -

TestNG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 85 (80.95%) Java
2 73 (69.52%) Maven
3 62 (59.05%) Selenium
4 57 (54.29%) Jenkins
5 52 (49.52%) WebDriver
6 48 (45.71%) JUnit
7 44 (41.90%) Spring
8 41 (39.05%) Hibernate
9 39 (37.14%) Test Scripting
9 39 (37.14%) BDD
10 36 (34.29%) DbUnit
10 36 (34.29%) MVC
11 35 (33.33%) Mockito
12 34 (32.38%) Scrum
13 31 (29.52%) TDD
14 30 (28.57%) C#
15 29 (27.62%) GWT
16 28 (26.67%) JIRA
16 28 (26.67%) Automated Testing
17 26 (24.76%) ISEB
17 26 (24.76%) Groovy
18 25 (23.81%) Software Testing
19 24 (22.86%) ISTQB
19 24 (22.86%) HP Quality Center
19 24 (22.86%) Guice
19 24 (22.86%) Subversion
19 24 (22.86%) JMeter
20 23 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
20 23 (21.90%) Kanban
20 23 (21.90%) Apache Camel

TestNG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 23 (21.90%) Apache ServiceMix
2 17 (16.19%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.81%) Apache
5 2 (1.90%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.90%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.90%) Jetty
6 1 (0.95%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Mingle
2 1 (0.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.90%) Magento
3 1 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) HTTP
2 1 (0.95%) Internet
2 1 (0.95%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.81%) MySQL
3 2 (1.90%) JasperReports
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.95%) DB2
Development Applications
1 73 (69.52%) Maven
2 62 (59.05%) Selenium
3 57 (54.29%) Jenkins
4 52 (49.52%) WebDriver
5 48 (45.71%) JUnit
6 36 (34.29%) DbUnit
7 35 (33.33%) Mockito
8 28 (26.67%) JIRA
9 24 (22.86%) Subversion
9 24 (22.86%) JMeter
10 22 (20.95%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (20.00%) Ant
12 19 (18.10%) Bugzilla
13 17 (16.19%) TortoiseSVN
14 8 (7.62%) SoapUI
15 7 (6.67%) Cucumber
16 6 (5.71%) Hudson
17 5 (4.76%) Git (software)
17 5 (4.76%) Visual Studio
18 4 (3.81%) SpecFlow
General
1 15 (14.29%) Finance
2 6 (5.71%) Banking
3 3 (2.86%) Marketing
3 3 (2.86%) Advertising
4 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.95%) Publishing
4 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.95%) Electronics
4 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (45.71%) Developer
2 39 (37.14%) Java Developer
3 24 (22.86%) Tester
4 16 (15.24%) Senior Developer
5 14 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 12 (11.43%) Analyst
7 11 (10.48%) Test Analyst
8 7 (6.67%) Automation Tester
8 7 (6.67%) UAT Tester
9 6 (5.71%) Test Leader
10 5 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
10 5 (4.76%) Automation Analyst
10 5 (4.76%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.81%) Web Developer
11 4 (3.81%) Applications Developer
11 4 (3.81%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (3.81%) Web Applications Developer
11 4 (3.81%) QA Engineer
11 4 (3.81%) Java Software Engineer
12 3 (2.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (41.90%) Spring
2 41 (39.05%) Hibernate
3 29 (27.62%) GWT
4 24 (22.86%) Guice
5 23 (21.90%) Apache Camel
6 17 (16.19%) .NET Framework
6 17 (16.19%) .NET
7 9 (8.57%) J2EE
8 7 (6.67%) Web Services
9 4 (3.81%) REST
10 3 (2.86%) Java EE
10 3 (2.86%) Spring MVC
10 3 (2.86%) Gherkin
10 3 (2.86%) HTML
10 3 (2.86%) CSS
10 3 (2.86%) SOAP
11 2 (1.90%) LAMP
11 2 (1.90%) SiteMesh
11 2 (1.90%) Tapestry
11 2 (1.90%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.00%) Open Source
2 16 (15.24%) Client/Server
3 5 (4.76%) iSeries
4 4 (3.81%) AS400
5 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.95%) DTV
6 1 (0.95%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.76%) UNIX
1 5 (4.76%) Linux
2 3 (2.86%) Windows
3 2 (1.90%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (37.14%) Test Scripting
1 39 (37.14%) BDD
2 36 (34.29%) MVC
3 34 (32.38%) Scrum
4 31 (29.52%) TDD
5 28 (26.67%) Automated Testing
6 25 (23.81%) Software Testing
7 23 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (21.90%) Kanban
8 22 (20.95%) Test Management
9 19 (18.10%) Automation Testing
10 18 (17.14%) Load Testing
11 17 (16.19%) Test Automation
12 14 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (12.38%) Security Testing
13 13 (12.38%) Software Engineering
14 11 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (7.62%) E-Commerce
16 6 (5.71%) Performance Testing
17 5 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (80.95%) Java
2 30 (28.57%) C#
3 26 (24.76%) Groovy
4 13 (12.38%) SQL
5 6 (5.71%) Ruby
6 5 (4.76%) Perl
6 5 (4.76%) Python
7 4 (3.81%) VB
7 4 (3.81%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.81%) HQL
8 2 (1.90%) PHP
9 1 (0.95%) Scala
9 1 (0.95%) C++
9 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (24.76%) ISEB
2 24 (22.86%) ISTQB
3 21 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 16 (15.24%) SC Cleared
5 6 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (4.76%) Degree
7 2 (1.90%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (1.90%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.19%) QA
Systems Management
1 24 (22.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.95%) Ansible
2 1 (0.95%) Salt
2 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.95%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (21.90%) Atomikos
2 16 (15.24%) Google
3 11 (10.48%) Oracle
4 5 (4.76%) IBM
4 5 (4.76%) HP
5 4 (3.81%) Informatica
5 4 (3.81%) JBoss
6 2 (1.90%) ATG
6 2 (1.90%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.90%) hybris
6 2 (1.90%) Demandware
7 1 (0.95%) SAP
7 1 (0.95%) TIBCO
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