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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TestNG
Rank 551 563 529
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -34
Contract jobs citing TestNG 44 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.037% 0.056%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.60% 0.32% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 14 22
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£375 £425 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £383 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £564 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £313 £338
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.40%
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
7285 5995 5826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.20% 11.62% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5033 3850 3585
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 144 243
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 19 December 2014.

TestNG Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

TestNG
Top 24 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 19 December 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 -12 37 £375 -11.76% 16
London +31 30 £375 -11.76% 9
City of London +8 7 £345 -17.61% 7
South East -20 4 £375 +20.00% 2
South West - 2 £413 - 4
Hampshire - 2 £375 - 1
Brighton - 1 £275 -
Bristol - 1 £425 - 3
East Sussex - 1 £275 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £400 -
East of England - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Exeter - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - - 1
Winchester - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Devon - - - - 1

TestNG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 69 (84.15%) JUnit
2 67 (81.71%) Java
3 61 (74.39%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (71.95%) Selenium
5 44 (53.66%) TDD
6 43 (52.44%) WebDriver
7 36 (43.90%) BDD
8 29 (35.37%) C#
9 28 (34.15%) Jenkins
10 26 (31.71%) QA
11 23 (28.05%) Test Automation
12 21 (25.61%) Kanban
13 20 (24.39%) JMeter
13 20 (24.39%) Maven
13 20 (24.39%) Automated Testing
14 19 (23.17%) Software Testing
15 18 (21.95%) Spring
15 18 (21.95%) ISTQB
15 18 (21.95%) ISEB
16 17 (20.73%) Mockito
16 17 (20.73%) Cucumber
17 16 (19.51%) Test Scripting
17 16 (19.51%) JIRA
17 16 (19.51%) Scrum
18 15 (18.29%) Hudson
18 15 (18.29%) SoapUI
19 14 (17.07%) HP Quality Center
19 14 (17.07%) HTML
20 13 (15.85%) Finance
20 13 (15.85%) Git (software)

TestNG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (10.98%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.44%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (1.22%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.22%) Drupal
3 1 (1.22%) Node.js
3 1 (1.22%) JBoss
3 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 10 (12.20%) ION MarketView
2 4 (4.88%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) SaaS
1 1 (1.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.54%) ATM
2 3 (3.66%) HTTP
3 1 (1.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) DB2
1 6 (7.32%) MongoDB
1 6 (7.32%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 69 (84.15%) JUnit
2 59 (71.95%) Selenium
3 43 (52.44%) WebDriver
4 28 (34.15%) Jenkins
5 20 (24.39%) JMeter
5 20 (24.39%) Maven
6 17 (20.73%) Mockito
6 17 (20.73%) Cucumber
7 16 (19.51%) JIRA
8 15 (18.29%) Hudson
8 15 (18.29%) SoapUI
9 13 (15.85%) Git (software)
9 13 (15.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (14.63%) Subversion
10 12 (14.63%) Ant
11 10 (12.20%) Bugzilla
12 9 (10.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (10.98%) TortoiseSVN
13 7 (8.54%) JBehave
14 5 (6.10%) Jasmine
General
1 13 (15.85%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Banking
3 2 (2.44%) Publishing
4 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (42.68%) Developer
2 22 (26.83%) Java Developer
3 14 (17.07%) Tester
4 10 (12.20%) QA Engineer
4 10 (12.20%) C# Developer
5 9 (10.98%) Analyst
6 8 (9.76%) Test Analyst
7 7 (8.54%) Automation Tester
8 6 (7.32%) Automation Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (6.10%) WinForms Developer
9 5 (6.10%) Test Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Test Leader
11 3 (3.66%) Agile Tester
11 3 (3.66%) Automation Analyst
11 3 (3.66%) Test Automation Engineer
11 3 (3.66%) QA Automation Engineer
11 3 (3.66%) QA Analyst
12 2 (2.44%) Software Engineer
12 2 (2.44%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.95%) Spring
2 14 (17.07%) HTML
3 13 (15.85%) Guice
4 11 (13.41%) Web Services
5 10 (12.20%) .NET
5 10 (12.20%) CSS
5 10 (12.20%) WinForms
6 8 (9.76%) Hibernate
6 8 (9.76%) .NET Framework
7 7 (8.54%) REST
7 7 (8.54%) SOAP
8 6 (7.32%) Spring Integration
9 5 (6.10%) XML
10 3 (3.66%) RESTful
10 3 (3.66%) JPA
10 3 (3.66%) GWT
10 3 (3.66%) Spring MVC
10 3 (3.66%) JSON
10 3 (3.66%) J2EE
11 2 (2.44%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.63%) Open Source
2 10 (12.20%) Fixed Income
3 8 (9.76%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.88%) iSeries
5 3 (3.66%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.66%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.10%) UNIX
2 4 (4.88%) Linux
3 3 (3.66%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (74.39%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (53.66%) TDD
3 36 (43.90%) BDD
4 23 (28.05%) Test Automation
5 21 (25.61%) Kanban
6 20 (24.39%) Automated Testing
7 19 (23.17%) Software Testing
8 16 (19.51%) Test Scripting
8 16 (19.51%) Scrum
9 13 (15.85%) Multithreading
9 13 (15.85%) Manual Testing
10 12 (14.63%) Test Management
10 12 (14.63%) Test Strategy
11 10 (12.20%) Automation Testing
11 10 (12.20%) Dependency Injection
11 10 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (12.20%) Electronic Trading
11 10 (12.20%) Load Testing
12 8 (9.76%) E-Commerce
12 8 (9.76%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (81.71%) Java
2 29 (35.37%) C#
3 11 (13.41%) SQL
4 10 (12.20%) JavaScript
4 10 (12.20%) Groovy
5 7 (8.54%) Scala
6 5 (6.10%) Ruby
6 5 (6.10%) Python
7 4 (4.88%) Perl
8 2 (2.44%) PHP
8 2 (2.44%) VB
9 1 (1.22%) Golang
Qualifications
1 18 (21.95%) ISTQB
1 18 (21.95%) ISEB
2 12 (14.63%) Security Cleared
3 10 (12.20%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.32%) Degree
4 6 (7.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.22%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (31.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (17.07%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (7.32%) Ansible
3 1 (1.22%) Salt
3 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.22%) Puppet
3 1 (1.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (13.41%) TIBCO
2 10 (12.20%) ION Trading
2 10 (12.20%) Syncfusion
3 6 (7.32%) Oracle
4 4 (4.88%) IBM
5 3 (3.66%) HP
5 3 (3.66%) Informatica
6 2 (2.44%) Atomikos
7 1 (1.22%) hybris
7 1 (1.22%) Demandware
7 1 (1.22%) Google
7 1 (1.22%) ATG
7 1 (1.22%) SAP
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