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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TestNG
Rank 564 531 536
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +5
Contract jobs citing TestNG 42 48 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.091% 0.095%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.58% 0.78% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 36 35
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£350 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £308 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £800 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -5.38%
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
7292 6185 6391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.89% 11.74% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4675 3967 3639
Average daily rate £388 £388 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 132 223
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 £23.72 £20.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -40 26 £375 -21.05% 9
London -3 14 £375 -21.05% 4
South East -18 8 £438 +34.61% 1
City of London +16 4 £363 -23.68% 3
Hampshire -16 3 £500 +40.84% 1
South West - 3 £338 - 1
Berkshire - 3 £375 -
Basingstoke - 2 £500 -
Bristol - 2 £350 - 1
Cambridge - - - - 1
Colchester - - - -
Gateshead - - - -
Guildford - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Brighton - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Banbury - - - -
Luton - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
North Shields - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - - 1
Sittingbourne - - - -
South Shields - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Winchester - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -

TestNG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 72 (79.12%) Java
2 60 (65.93%) Maven
2 60 (65.93%) Selenium
3 49 (53.85%) WebDriver
3 49 (53.85%) Jenkins
4 45 (49.45%) JUnit
5 41 (45.05%) BDD
6 37 (40.66%) Test Scripting
7 34 (37.36%) Spring
8 31 (34.07%) Scrum
8 31 (34.07%) TDD
9 29 (31.87%) Hibernate
9 29 (31.87%) Automated Testing
10 28 (30.77%) JIRA
10 28 (30.77%) C#
11 26 (28.57%) Kanban
11 26 (28.57%) DbUnit
12 25 (27.47%) Mockito
12 25 (27.47%) MVC
12 25 (27.47%) ISEB
12 25 (27.47%) Software Testing
13 24 (26.37%) ISTQB
13 24 (26.37%) HP Quality Center
14 23 (25.27%) JMeter
14 23 (25.27%) Subversion
15 22 (24.18%) GWT
15 22 (24.18%) Test Management
16 21 (23.08%) Security Cleared
16 21 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (23.08%) Ant

TestNG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 17 (18.68%) SharePoint
2 16 (17.58%) Apache ServiceMix
3 4 (4.40%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.20%) Apache
5 1 (1.10%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.10%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.20%) Magento
3 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) HTTP
2 2 (2.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) MySQL
3 2 (2.20%) DB2
3 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 60 (65.93%) Maven
1 60 (65.93%) Selenium
2 49 (53.85%) WebDriver
2 49 (53.85%) Jenkins
3 45 (49.45%) JUnit
4 28 (30.77%) JIRA
5 26 (28.57%) DbUnit
6 25 (27.47%) Mockito
7 23 (25.27%) JMeter
7 23 (25.27%) Subversion
8 21 (23.08%) Ant
9 20 (21.98%) Team Foundation Server
10 19 (20.88%) Bugzilla
11 17 (18.68%) TortoiseSVN
12 8 (8.79%) Cucumber
13 6 (6.59%) Git (software)
14 5 (5.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (5.49%) SoapUI
15 4 (4.40%) Hudson
16 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (13.19%) Finance
2 3 (3.30%) Banking
3 2 (2.20%) Publishing
4 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Marketing
4 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.10%) Advertising
4 1 (1.10%) Electronics
4 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (42.86%) Developer
2 31 (34.07%) Java Developer
3 24 (26.37%) Tester
4 11 (12.09%) Senior Developer
4 11 (12.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (10.99%) Analyst
6 9 (9.89%) Test Analyst
7 7 (7.69%) UAT Tester
7 7 (7.69%) Automation Tester
8 6 (6.59%) Test Leader
9 5 (5.49%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Software Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Automation Analyst
10 4 (4.40%) Web Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Applications Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (4.40%) Java Software Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) Web Applications Developer
11 3 (3.30%) QA Engineer
11 3 (3.30%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (37.36%) Spring
2 29 (31.87%) Hibernate
3 22 (24.18%) GWT
4 17 (18.68%) Guice
4 17 (18.68%) .NET Framework
4 17 (18.68%) .NET
5 16 (17.58%) Apache Camel
6 7 (7.69%) J2EE
7 6 (6.59%) Web Services
7 6 (6.59%) REST
8 4 (4.40%) Java EE
8 4 (4.40%) SOAP
9 3 (3.30%) HTML
9 3 (3.30%) CSS
9 3 (3.30%) Gherkin
10 2 (2.20%) Spring MVC
10 2 (2.20%) XML
10 2 (2.20%) LAMP
10 2 (2.20%) Scalatra
10 2 (2.20%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.88%) Open Source
2 16 (17.58%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.49%) iSeries
4 4 (4.40%) AS400
5 1 (1.10%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.10%) DTV
5 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.59%) Linux
2 5 (5.49%) UNIX
3 3 (3.30%) Windows
3 3 (3.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (45.05%) BDD
2 37 (40.66%) Test Scripting
3 31 (34.07%) Scrum
3 31 (34.07%) TDD
4 29 (31.87%) Automated Testing
5 26 (28.57%) Kanban
6 25 (27.47%) Software Testing
6 25 (27.47%) MVC
7 22 (24.18%) Test Management
8 21 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (20.88%) Automation Testing
10 18 (19.78%) Load Testing
11 14 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (15.38%) Test Automation
12 13 (14.29%) Security Testing
13 9 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (9.89%) Software Engineering
14 8 (8.79%) E-Commerce
15 4 (4.40%) OO
15 4 (4.40%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (79.12%) Java
2 28 (30.77%) C#
3 19 (20.88%) Groovy
4 9 (9.89%) SQL
5 6 (6.59%) Ruby
6 5 (5.49%) Python
6 5 (5.49%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.49%) Perl
7 4 (4.40%) HQL
8 3 (3.30%) PHP
8 3 (3.30%) VB
9 2 (2.20%) Scala
10 1 (1.10%) Golang
10 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (27.47%) ISEB
2 24 (26.37%) ISTQB
3 21 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 16 (17.58%) SC Cleared
5 6 (6.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (4.40%) Degree
7 2 (2.20%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (2.20%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 24 (26.37%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.20%) Ansible
3 1 (1.10%) Salt
3 1 (1.10%) Puppet
3 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (17.58%) Atomikos
2 10 (10.99%) Oracle
2 10 (10.99%) Google
3 5 (5.49%) IBM
3 5 (5.49%) HP
4 4 (4.40%) Informatica
5 2 (2.20%) hybris
5 2 (2.20%) Demandware
5 2 (2.20%) ATG
6 1 (1.10%) SAP
6 1 (1.10%) JBoss
6 1 (1.10%) TIBCO
London
Roc Search
Rate: £400 - £405 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 per day - initial 6 month contract
Posted: 3 days ago