The table below looks at the statistics for TestNG skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestNG over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TestNG
Rank 593 609 574
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -35
Contract jobs citing TestNG 50 32 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.057% 0.091%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.61% 0.43% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 23 38
Median daily rate £450 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £441 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £349 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
8225 7474 6954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.50% 13.37% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5669 4938 4431
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 128 156
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £22.18 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

TestNG
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing TestNG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TestNG within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +33 49 £450 +17.26% 24
London +29 22 £506 +31.92% 14
Yorkshire +8 12 £345 - 2
Leeds - 12 £345 - 1
West Yorkshire - 12 £345 - 1
South East +7 10 £463 +15.55% 3
Surrey 0 7 £463 +14.90% 1
Telford - 5 £450 -
Shropshire - 5 £450 -
West Midlands - 5 £450 -
City of London +41 4 £460 +21.05% 2
Leatherhead +3 4 £463 +14.90%
Berkshire -7 3 £600 +31.79%
Middlesex - 2 £600 -
Wales +16 1 £300 -9.43%
South Wales +14 1 £300 -9.43%
Cardiff +6 1 £300 -14.28%
Croydon - 1 £400 -

TestNG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TestNG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for TestNG.

1 74 (94.87%) Java
2 58 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (70.51%) JUnit
4 45 (57.69%) Jenkins
5 35 (44.87%) TDD
6 34 (43.59%) BDD
7 32 (41.03%) Selenium
8 31 (39.74%) Hibernate
9 29 (37.18%) Spring
9 29 (37.18%) Mockito
10 28 (35.90%) Scrum
11 27 (34.62%) SQL
12 26 (33.33%) Cucumber
13 25 (32.05%) Software Engineering
14 22 (28.21%) JavaScript
14 22 (28.21%) Web Services
15 21 (26.92%) Maven
15 21 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (25.64%) Redis
17 19 (24.36%) Mentoring
17 19 (24.36%) WebDriver
17 19 (24.36%) PostgreSQL
18 17 (21.79%) Test Automation
19 16 (20.51%) Git (software)
19 16 (20.51%) QA
20 15 (19.23%) HTML
21 14 (17.95%) OO
21 14 (17.95%) Gradle
21 14 (17.95%) Open Source
22 13 (16.67%) Puppet

TestNG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (14.10%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.41%) JBoss
4 4 (5.13%) Apache
5 1 (1.28%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.28%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.28%) CMS
5 1 (1.28%) Confluence
5 1 (1.28%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.28%) Jetty
5 1 (1.28%) Liferay
5 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) ION MarketView
2 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.97%) Internet
2 2 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.64%) Redis
2 19 (24.36%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (14.10%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (14.10%) Hadoop
4 9 (11.54%) MongoDB
5 8 (10.26%) CouchDB
6 7 (8.97%) MySQL
7 6 (7.69%) HBase
7 6 (7.69%) NoSQL
8 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
8 4 (5.13%) VoltDB
9 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (2.56%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
10 1 (1.28%) MarkLogic
10 1 (1.28%) Neo4j
10 1 (1.28%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 55 (70.51%) JUnit
2 45 (57.69%) Jenkins
3 32 (41.03%) Selenium
4 29 (37.18%) Mockito
5 26 (33.33%) Cucumber
6 21 (26.92%) Maven
7 19 (24.36%) WebDriver
8 16 (20.51%) Git (software)
9 14 (17.95%) Gradle
10 10 (12.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (8.97%) EasyMock
11 7 (8.97%) SoapUI
12 6 (7.69%) CruiseControl
12 6 (7.69%) JBehave
12 6 (7.69%) JIRA
12 6 (7.69%) JMeter
12 6 (7.69%) TeamCity
13 5 (6.41%) Capybara
13 5 (6.41%) Spock
14 4 (5.13%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (12.82%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.85%) Advertising
4 2 (2.56%) Marketing
5 1 (1.28%) Electronics
5 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.28%) Publishing
5 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (64.10%) Developer
2 44 (56.41%) Java Developer
3 14 (17.95%) Agile Developer
3 14 (17.95%) Agile Java Developer
4 12 (15.38%) Architect
5 9 (11.54%) Senior Agile Developer
5 9 (11.54%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 9 (11.54%) Senior Developer
5 9 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Developer in Test
6 7 (8.97%) Java Architect
6 7 (8.97%) Tester
7 6 (7.69%) Test Architect
8 5 (6.41%) Software Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Technical Architect
8 5 (6.41%) Test Automation Architect
9 4 (5.13%) Lead Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Lead Java Developer
10 3 (3.85%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (39.74%) Hibernate
2 29 (37.18%) Spring
3 22 (28.21%) Web Services
4 15 (19.23%) HTML
5 12 (15.38%) SOAP
6 11 (14.10%) REST
7 10 (12.82%) Memcached
7 10 (12.82%) RESTful
7 10 (12.82%) Sass
8 9 (11.54%) CSS
8 9 (11.54%) Java EE
9 8 (10.26%) Dropwizard
9 8 (10.26%) JDBC
9 8 (10.26%) Kafka
9 8 (10.26%) Node.js
9 8 (10.26%) XML
10 7 (8.97%) HTML5
10 7 (8.97%) JMS
11 6 (7.69%) Ehcache
11 6 (7.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Algorithms
1 9 (11.54%) Data Structures
2 8 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.85%) Fintech
5 2 (2.56%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.56%) User Experience
6 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.38%) Linux
1 12 (15.38%) Unix
2 4 (5.13%) Windows
3 3 (3.85%) VMS
4 1 (1.28%) Solaris
4 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (44.87%) TDD
3 34 (43.59%) BDD
4 28 (35.90%) Scrum
5 25 (32.05%) Software Engineering
6 21 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (24.36%) Mentoring
8 17 (21.79%) Test Automation
9 14 (17.95%) OO
9 14 (17.95%) Open Source
10 10 (12.82%) Functional Testing
10 10 (12.82%) User Stories
11 9 (11.54%) Information Security
11 9 (11.54%) Kanban
12 8 (10.26%) Dependency Injection
12 8 (10.26%) Garbage Collection
12 8 (10.26%) OOA/OOD
12 8 (10.26%) Pair Programming
13 7 (8.97%) OOP
13 7 (8.97%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 74 (94.87%) Java
2 27 (34.62%) SQL
3 22 (28.21%) JavaScript
4 11 (14.10%) Scala
5 6 (7.69%) C++
5 6 (7.69%) Groovy
6 4 (5.13%) C#
7 3 (3.85%) Ruby
8 2 (2.56%) XPath
9 1 (1.28%) PHP
9 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.28%) Python
9 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (6.41%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.56%) CISA
4 2 (2.56%) CISM
4 2 (2.56%) CISSP
5 1 (1.28%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.28%) ISEB
5 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.51%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.28%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (10.26%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 13 (16.67%) Puppet
2 9 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.28%) Ansible
4 1 (1.28%) Apache Shiro
Vendors
1 9 (11.54%) Oracle
2 6 (7.69%) HP
3 3 (3.85%) ION Trading
3 3 (3.85%) Syncfusion
3 3 (3.85%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.28%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.28%) Perforce
4 1 (1.28%) SAP
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £340 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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People Source Consulting
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
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