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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TestNG
Rank 532 532 506
Rank change year-on-year
0 -26
Contract jobs citing TestNG 46 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.051% 0.065%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.67% 0.43% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 17 22
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£375 £413 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +19.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £290 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £285
% change year-on-year
- +31.57%
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
6844 5801 5277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.49% 11.91% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4631 3690 3277
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 £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 137 204
Average hourly rate £37.25 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.90 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -8 41 £400 -3.03% 20
London +9 26 £400 -4.47% 16
City of London +12 8 £365 -8.75% 11
South East -21 6 £375 -9.09% 3
South West - 6 £413 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £400 -
Scotland - 5 £350 - 2
Hampshire -19 3 £375 -17.80% 1
East Sussex - 2 £275 - 1
Brighton - 2 £275 - 1
Aldershot -1 1 £400 -12.32% 1
Bristol - 1 £425 -
Cambridge - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 2
Guildford - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - - 1
Watford - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
East of England - - - -

TestNG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 68 (86.08%) JUnit
2 66 (83.54%) Java
3 54 (68.35%) Selenium
4 52 (65.82%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (58.23%) TDD
6 38 (48.10%) WebDriver
7 37 (46.84%) BDD
8 30 (37.97%) Jenkins
9 25 (31.65%) QA
10 22 (27.85%) C#
10 22 (27.85%) Git (software)
11 20 (25.32%) Spring
11 20 (25.32%) Maven
12 19 (24.05%) JIRA
12 19 (24.05%) HTML
12 19 (24.05%) Cucumber
13 18 (22.78%) Hudson
13 18 (22.78%) Test Automation
13 18 (22.78%) Automated Testing
14 17 (21.52%) ISEB
14 17 (21.52%) Kanban
15 16 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (18.99%) JMeter
16 15 (18.99%) SQL
16 15 (18.99%) Web Services
16 15 (18.99%) Software Testing
17 14 (17.72%) ISTQB
17 14 (17.72%) CSS
17 14 (17.72%) SoapUI
18 13 (16.46%) Mockito

TestNG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 8 (10.13%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.80%) Mule
3 1 (1.27%) Node.js
3 1 (1.27%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (1.27%) Drupal
3 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (12.66%) ION MarketView
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.86%) ATM
2 1 (1.27%) HTTP
2 1 (1.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.39%) MongoDB
1 9 (11.39%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (7.59%) DB2
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 68 (86.08%) JUnit
2 54 (68.35%) Selenium
3 38 (48.10%) WebDriver
4 30 (37.97%) Jenkins
5 22 (27.85%) Git (software)
6 20 (25.32%) Maven
7 19 (24.05%) JIRA
7 19 (24.05%) Cucumber
8 18 (22.78%) Hudson
9 15 (18.99%) JMeter
10 14 (17.72%) SoapUI
11 13 (16.46%) Mockito
12 12 (15.19%) Subversion
13 11 (13.92%) Ant
13 11 (13.92%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (13.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 11 (13.92%) JBehave
14 8 (10.13%) TortoiseSVN
14 8 (10.13%) Bugzilla
15 5 (6.33%) Jasmine
General
1 11 (13.92%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.53%) Publishing
3 1 (1.27%) Banking
3 1 (1.27%) Marketing
3 1 (1.27%) Electronics
3 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (44.30%) Developer
2 22 (27.85%) Java Developer
3 10 (12.66%) C# Developer
4 9 (11.39%) Analyst
4 9 (11.39%) QA Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) Test Analyst
6 7 (8.86%) Tester
6 7 (8.86%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Test Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) WinForms Developer
7 5 (6.33%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Automation Tester
8 4 (5.06%) QA Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Automation Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Integration Specialist
9 3 (3.80%) Test Leader
9 3 (3.80%) Integration Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) QA Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Consultant
10 2 (2.53%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.32%) Spring
2 19 (24.05%) HTML
3 15 (18.99%) Web Services
4 14 (17.72%) CSS
5 11 (13.92%) SOAP
5 11 (13.92%) Guice
6 10 (12.66%) REST
6 10 (12.66%) Hibernate
6 10 (12.66%) WinForms
7 8 (10.13%) .NET
8 7 (8.86%) Spring MVC
8 7 (8.86%) JPA
9 6 (7.59%) .NET Framework
9 6 (7.59%) Spring Integration
9 6 (7.59%) XML
10 5 (6.33%) CSS3
11 4 (5.06%) RESTful
12 3 (3.80%) JSON
13 2 (2.53%) Backbone.js
13 2 (2.53%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Open Source
2 9 (11.39%) Fixed Income
3 7 (8.86%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.59%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.27%) DTV
6 1 (1.27%) AS400
6 1 (1.27%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.06%) Linux
2 2 (2.53%) Ubuntu
2 2 (2.53%) UNIX
2 2 (2.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (65.82%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (58.23%) TDD
3 37 (46.84%) BDD
4 18 (22.78%) Test Automation
4 18 (22.78%) Automated Testing
5 17 (21.52%) Kanban
6 16 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (18.99%) Software Testing
8 12 (15.19%) Multithreading
8 12 (15.19%) Test Scripting
8 12 (15.19%) Test Strategy
9 11 (13.92%) Automation Testing
9 11 (13.92%) Manual Testing
9 11 (13.92%) MVC
9 11 (13.92%) Scrum
10 10 (12.66%) Use Case
10 10 (12.66%) Test Management
10 10 (12.66%) Dependency Injection
11 9 (11.39%) Waterfall
11 9 (11.39%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 66 (83.54%) Java
2 22 (27.85%) C#
3 15 (18.99%) SQL
4 12 (15.19%) JavaScript
5 11 (13.92%) Groovy
6 10 (12.66%) Scala
7 3 (3.80%) Python
8 2 (2.53%) Ruby
8 2 (2.53%) Perl
9 1 (1.27%) PHP
9 1 (1.27%) VBScript
9 1 (1.27%) VB
9 1 (1.27%) C
9 1 (1.27%) XPath
9 1 (1.27%) Golang
Qualifications
1 17 (21.52%) ISEB
2 14 (17.72%) ISTQB
3 10 (12.66%) Security Cleared
4 8 (10.13%) Degree
4 8 (10.13%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (31.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (12.66%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (7.59%) Ansible
3 2 (2.53%) Puppet
3 2 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.27%) Nagios
4 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (12.66%) TIBCO
1 10 (12.66%) ION Trading
1 10 (12.66%) Syncfusion
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle
3 2 (2.53%) SAP
4 1 (1.27%) IBM
4 1 (1.27%) HP
4 1 (1.27%) Informatica
4 1 (1.27%) Atomikos
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