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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TestNG
Rank 596 571 528
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -43
Contract jobs citing TestNG 32 44 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.080% 0.094%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.42% 0.63% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 37 31
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£394 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £321 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.69%
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
7586 6995 5859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.30% 12.79% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5005 4482 3666
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 153 144
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.88 £30.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £71.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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 2015.

TestNG Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

TestNG
Top 14 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 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 -27 32 £394 -4.54% 11
South East -10 16 £400 -11.05% 1
London 0 12 £390 -13.33% 7
Surrey +1 6 £400 -27.27%
Berkshire +8 5 £488 +30.00% 1
Leatherhead - 5 £400 -
Slough - 5 £488 -
City of London -5 4 £390 +7.58% 3
East Sussex - 4 £325 -
Brighton - 4 £325 -
Bristol -4 2 £338 +14.89%
South West -5 2 £338 +3.84%
North West -19 1 - - 1
Manchester - 1 - -

TestNG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 62 (93.94%) Java
2 43 (65.15%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (63.64%) Selenium
4 40 (60.61%) JUnit
5 39 (59.09%) WebDriver
6 27 (40.91%) Jenkins
7 24 (36.36%) BDD
8 23 (34.85%) Git (software)
8 23 (34.85%) TDD
9 21 (31.82%) JIRA
9 21 (31.82%) SOAP
10 20 (30.30%) Scrum
10 20 (30.30%) Maven
11 19 (28.79%) Subversion
11 19 (28.79%) Cucumber
12 18 (27.27%) Test Automation
12 18 (27.27%) Spring
12 18 (27.27%) XML
13 17 (25.76%) JMeter
14 16 (24.24%) Eclipse
14 16 (24.24%) SQL
14 16 (24.24%) REST
15 15 (22.73%) Scala
15 15 (22.73%) Finance
16 14 (21.21%) MVC
16 14 (21.21%) Test Management
16 14 (21.21%) Test Scripting
16 14 (21.21%) MongoDB
17 12 (18.18%) Spring MVC
17 12 (18.18%) C#

TestNG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 11 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 10 (15.15%) Apache
2 10 (15.15%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (10.61%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.06%) Node.js
5 2 (3.03%) Mule
6 1 (1.52%) Mule ESB
6 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.52%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) GitHub
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (1.52%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.21%) MongoDB
2 11 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (13.64%) Redis
4 6 (9.09%) Hadoop
5 5 (7.58%) MySQL
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 42 (63.64%) Selenium
2 40 (60.61%) JUnit
3 39 (59.09%) WebDriver
4 27 (40.91%) Jenkins
5 23 (34.85%) Git (software)
6 21 (31.82%) JIRA
7 20 (30.30%) Maven
8 19 (28.79%) Subversion
8 19 (28.79%) Cucumber
9 17 (25.76%) JMeter
10 16 (24.24%) Eclipse
11 10 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (15.15%) Mockito
11 10 (15.15%) SoapUI
12 9 (13.64%) Liquibase
12 9 (13.64%) IntelliJ
13 7 (10.61%) Bugzilla
14 6 (9.09%) HP UFT
14 6 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (9.09%) WebLOAD
General
1 15 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Games
3 1 (1.52%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Marketing
3 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (39.39%) Developer
2 19 (28.79%) Java Developer
3 11 (16.67%) Analyst
3 11 (16.67%) Tester
3 11 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 6 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) AWS Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Automation Tester
5 5 (7.58%) Automation Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Test Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Technical Design Authority
7 3 (4.55%) Test Leader
7 3 (4.55%) QA Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 1 (1.52%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.82%) SOAP
2 18 (27.27%) XML
2 18 (27.27%) Spring
3 16 (24.24%) REST
4 12 (18.18%) Spring MVC
5 11 (16.67%) Web Services
5 11 (16.67%) HTML
6 10 (15.15%) RESTful
7 9 (13.64%) Memcached
7 9 (13.64%) Ehcache
7 9 (13.64%) FreeMarker
7 9 (13.64%) jQuery
7 9 (13.64%) Play Framework
8 8 (12.12%) .NET Framework
8 8 (12.12%) .NET
9 6 (9.09%) CSS
9 6 (9.09%) JSP
9 6 (9.09%) Sass
10 5 (7.58%) XML Messaging
10 5 (7.58%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Client/Server
2 4 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.55%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.03%) Equities
4 2 (3.03%) Online Games
5 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.52%) Blog
5 1 (1.52%) Equity Risk
5 1 (1.52%) Derivative
5 1 (1.52%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.61%) Android
1 7 (10.61%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.06%) Linux
3 3 (4.55%) UNIX
4 2 (3.03%) Windows
5 1 (1.52%) Solaris
5 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (65.15%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (36.36%) BDD
3 23 (34.85%) TDD
4 20 (30.30%) Scrum
5 18 (27.27%) Test Automation
6 14 (21.21%) Test Management
6 14 (21.21%) Test Scripting
6 14 (21.21%) MVC
7 11 (16.67%) Automation Testing
8 10 (15.15%) Domain-Driven Design
9 9 (13.64%) Unit Testing
10 8 (12.12%) Open Source
11 7 (10.61%) Load Testing
12 6 (9.09%) SMACSS
13 5 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (7.58%) Software Engineering
13 5 (7.58%) E-Commerce
13 5 (7.58%) SOA
14 4 (6.06%) Software Delivery
15 2 (3.03%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 62 (93.94%) Java
2 16 (24.24%) SQL
3 15 (22.73%) Scala
4 12 (18.18%) C#
5 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 6 (9.09%) PowerShell
7 4 (6.06%) Groovy
7 4 (6.06%) VBA
8 2 (3.03%) VBScript
8 2 (3.03%) VB
9 1 (1.52%) PHP
9 1 (1.52%) Ruby
9 1 (1.52%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.58%) Degree
4 4 (6.06%) ISTQB
5 3 (4.55%) ISEB
6 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) Apache Shiro
2 7 (10.61%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (4.55%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (10.61%) HP
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.52%) Adobe
3 1 (1.52%) BMC
3 1 (1.52%) Remedy
3 1 (1.52%) Atlassian