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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TestNG
Rank 583 542 504
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -38
Contract jobs citing TestNG 30 50 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.094% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.41% 0.74% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 40 35
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£400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.94% +6.15%
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
7392 6751 5555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.24% 12.76% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4881 4278 3448
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 £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 150 151
Average hourly rate £37.74 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.15% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.71 £32.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +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 3 July 2015.

TestNG Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

TestNG
Top 18 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 3 July 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 -37 28 £400 -3.03% 13
South East -13 12 £401 -11.00% 7
London -15 11 £394 -19.64% 6
City of London -4 6 £384 -21.68% 2
Surrey -3 4 £403 -26.81% 2
Brighton - 4 £325 -
East Sussex - 4 £325 -
Berkshire +15 3 £488 +30.00% 4
Bristol -3 3 £338 +3.84%
South West -12 3 £338 +3.84%
Leatherhead - 3 £403 - 2
Slough - 3 £488 -
Wales -8 1 £350 +7.69%
South Wales -15 1 £350 +3.70%
Newport -20 1 £350 -
Manchester - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
South Coast - 1 - -

TestNG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 67 (93.06%) Java
2 46 (63.89%) JUnit
2 46 (63.89%) Selenium
3 42 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (56.94%) WebDriver
5 30 (41.67%) Jenkins
6 29 (40.28%) BDD
7 28 (38.89%) Git (software)
8 27 (37.50%) TDD
9 24 (33.33%) Maven
9 24 (33.33%) JIRA
10 23 (31.94%) SOAP
11 22 (30.56%) Spring
12 19 (26.39%) Scrum
12 19 (26.39%) Cucumber
12 19 (26.39%) REST
13 18 (25.00%) Subversion
13 18 (25.00%) SQL
14 17 (23.61%) Web Services
14 17 (23.61%) XML
14 17 (23.61%) MVC
14 17 (23.61%) Finance
14 17 (23.61%) Test Automation
15 16 (22.22%) JMeter
16 15 (20.83%) Test Scripting
17 14 (19.44%) Eclipse
18 13 (18.06%) C#
18 13 (18.06%) HTML
18 13 (18.06%) Spring MVC
18 13 (18.06%) Test Management

TestNG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 7 (9.72%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.72%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (8.33%) Apache
4 5 (6.94%) Mule
5 3 (4.17%) Node.js
6 1 (1.39%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.39%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) GitHub
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (1.39%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 8 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 6 (8.33%) Redis
4 4 (5.56%) MySQL
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 46 (63.89%) JUnit
1 46 (63.89%) Selenium
2 41 (56.94%) WebDriver
3 30 (41.67%) Jenkins
4 28 (38.89%) Git (software)
5 24 (33.33%) Maven
5 24 (33.33%) JIRA
6 19 (26.39%) Cucumber
7 18 (25.00%) Subversion
8 16 (22.22%) JMeter
9 14 (19.44%) Eclipse
10 10 (13.89%) SoapUI
10 10 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (12.50%) IntelliJ
12 8 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (11.11%) Mockito
13 7 (9.72%) HP UFT
13 7 (9.72%) Bugzilla
14 6 (8.33%) WebLOAD
14 6 (8.33%) Liquibase
General
1 17 (23.61%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.78%) Games
3 1 (1.39%) Banking
3 1 (1.39%) Retail
3 1 (1.39%) Marketing
3 1 (1.39%) Electronics
3 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (38.89%) Developer
2 20 (27.78%) Java Developer
3 12 (16.67%) Analyst
3 12 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 10 (13.89%) Tester
5 7 (9.72%) Test Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Automation Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) AWS Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) Automation Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Automation Tester
8 4 (5.56%) Integration Specialist
8 4 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) QA Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Technical Design Authority
9 3 (4.17%) Test Leader
10 2 (2.78%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.94%) SOAP
2 22 (30.56%) Spring
3 19 (26.39%) REST
4 17 (23.61%) Web Services
4 17 (23.61%) XML
5 13 (18.06%) HTML
5 13 (18.06%) Spring MVC
6 10 (13.89%) Hibernate
7 9 (12.50%) CSS
8 8 (11.11%) .NET
8 8 (11.11%) .NET Framework
8 8 (11.11%) RESTful
9 7 (9.72%) JPA
10 6 (8.33%) FreeMarker
10 6 (8.33%) Memcached
10 6 (8.33%) jQuery
10 6 (8.33%) Ehcache
10 6 (8.33%) Play Framework
10 6 (8.33%) JSP
11 5 (6.94%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Client/Server
2 6 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.17%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.78%) Online Games
4 2 (2.78%) Equities
5 1 (1.39%) Derivative
5 1 (1.39%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.39%) DTV
5 1 (1.39%) Blog
5 1 (1.39%) Equity Risk
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.33%) Android
1 6 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 5 (6.94%) Linux
3 3 (4.17%) UNIX
3 3 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (40.28%) BDD
3 27 (37.50%) TDD
4 19 (26.39%) Scrum
5 17 (23.61%) MVC
5 17 (23.61%) Test Automation
6 15 (20.83%) Test Scripting
7 13 (18.06%) Test Management
8 12 (16.67%) Automation Testing
9 9 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 9 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (11.11%) Open Source
11 7 (9.72%) Domain-Driven Design
11 7 (9.72%) Load Testing
12 6 (8.33%) E-Commerce
12 6 (8.33%) Web Application Development
12 6 (8.33%) SMACSS
13 5 (6.94%) Automated Testing
14 4 (5.56%) Software Engineering
14 4 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 67 (93.06%) Java
2 18 (25.00%) SQL
3 13 (18.06%) C#
3 13 (18.06%) Scala
4 10 (13.89%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.33%) Groovy
6 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.17%) VBScript
7 3 (4.17%) VB
8 2 (2.78%) VBA
8 2 (2.78%) Ruby
9 1 (1.39%) XPath
9 1 (1.39%) C
9 1 (1.39%) Python
9 1 (1.39%) Perl
9 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.33%) Degree
4 5 (6.94%) ISEB
5 4 (5.56%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) Apache Shiro
2 5 (6.94%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (4.17%) Control-M
4 1 (1.39%) Puppet
4 1 (1.39%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (8.33%) Oracle
2 5 (6.94%) HP
3 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.39%) Atomikos
3 1 (1.39%) SAP
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.39%) Adobe
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