Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for TestNG skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TestNG over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

TestNG
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 768 752 813
Rank change year-on-year -16 +61 -43
Contract jobs citing TestNG 94 103 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.099% 0.11% 0.051%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.53% 0.64% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 73 42
England median daily rate £444 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.41% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £311 £275 £313
90th Percentile £579 £518 £514
UK median daily rate £444 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.41% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

TestNG is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17789 16192 15056
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.76% 16.60% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12471 10949 10116
England median daily rate £455 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £280
90th Percentile £609 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 234 285
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28.93 £26.18 £23.85
90th Percentile £60.00 £53.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

TestNG
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing TestNG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for TestNG in England

TestNG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TestNG in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for TestNG in England

TestNG
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TestNG in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TestNG in England

TestNG
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TestNG within the England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 59 £444 -1.39% 12
South East +8 19 £425 +41.67% 5
East of England -7 7 £450 -8.16% 1
North of England +39 5 £313 -9.42% 3
North West +23 3 £313 -21.38% 1
Midlands +25 2 £438 +9.38%
Yorkshire +14 2 £380 +10.14% 2
South West -1 2 £300 -26.83% 1
East Midlands - 2 £438 -
TestNG
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for TestNG.

1 89 (94.68%) Java
2 70 (74.47%) JUnit
3 60 (63.83%) Selenium
4 58 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (58.51%) Test Automation
6 37 (39.36%) Web Services
6 37 (39.36%) TDD
7 33 (35.11%) Cucumber
8 31 (32.98%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (31.91%) WebDriver
9 30 (31.91%) Jenkins
9 30 (31.91%) Ant
10 29 (30.85%) E-Commerce
11 28 (29.79%) BDD
11 28 (29.79%) SoapUI
12 27 (28.72%) REST
12 27 (28.72%) Performance Testing
13 26 (27.66%) SpecFlow
14 24 (25.53%) QA
14 24 (25.53%) Maven
15 23 (24.47%) JIRA
16 22 (23.40%) Dependency Injection
16 22 (23.40%) MVC
16 22 (23.40%) Linux
16 22 (23.40%) C#
17 21 (22.34%) Eclipse
17 21 (22.34%) Security Cleared
17 21 (22.34%) API Testing
18 20 (21.28%) HP UFT
18 20 (21.28%) Software Engineering

TestNG
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 16 (17.02%) Tomcat
2 13 (13.83%) Confluence
3 7 (7.45%) Apache
4 2 (2.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (2.13%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (2.13%) CMS
5 1 (1.06%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.06%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.09%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.32%) GitHub
4 4 (4.26%) BrowserStack
5 3 (3.19%) Sauce Labs
6 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.06%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.06%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.06%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.02%) PuTTY
1 16 (17.02%) WinSCP
2 2 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.09%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.96%) Oracle Database
2 15 (15.96%) Oracle Database 10g
2 15 (15.96%) Oracle Database 11g
2 15 (15.96%) SQL Server 2012
2 15 (15.96%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (7.45%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.45%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (6.38%) Couchbase
4 6 (6.38%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 70 (74.47%) JUnit
2 60 (63.83%) Selenium
3 33 (35.11%) Cucumber
4 30 (31.91%) Ant
4 30 (31.91%) Jenkins
4 30 (31.91%) WebDriver
5 28 (29.79%) SoapUI
6 26 (27.66%) SpecFlow
7 24 (25.53%) Maven
8 23 (24.47%) JIRA
9 21 (22.34%) Eclipse
10 20 (21.28%) HP UFT
11 17 (18.09%) TeamCity
12 16 (17.02%) Oracle APEX
13 15 (15.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 15 (15.96%) Git (software)
14 14 (14.89%) JBehave
15 13 (13.83%) LoadRunner
15 13 (13.83%) Team Foundation Server
16 11 (11.70%) Subversion
General
1 10 (10.64%) Banking
1 10 (10.64%) Finance
2 6 (6.38%) Advertising
2 6 (6.38%) Investment Banking
2 6 (6.38%) Retail
3 3 (3.19%) Automotive
3 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.06%) Back Office
4 1 (1.06%) Marketing
4 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (40.43%) Developer
2 28 (29.79%) Java Developer
3 22 (23.40%) Test Engineer
4 17 (18.09%) Test Automation Engineer
5 14 (14.89%) Analyst
6 12 (12.77%) Developer in Test
6 12 (12.77%) Java Engineer
6 12 (12.77%) Test Analyst
7 10 (10.64%) Software Engineer
8 9 (9.57%) Tester
9 8 (8.51%) E-Commerce Developer
9 8 (8.51%) Java E-Commerce Developer
10 7 (7.45%) Cloud Developer
10 7 (7.45%) E-Commerce Web Developer
10 7 (7.45%) Java Web Developer
10 7 (7.45%) Web Developer
11 6 (6.38%) Software Developer
12 5 (5.32%) C# Developer
12 5 (5.32%) Software Test Engineer
12 5 (5.32%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (39.36%) Web Services
2 27 (28.72%) REST
3 18 (19.15%) Spring
4 17 (18.09%) SOAP
5 16 (17.02%) .NET
5 16 (17.02%) Dropwizard
6 14 (14.89%) RESTful
7 10 (10.64%) Hibernate
8 8 (8.51%) Middleware
9 7 (7.45%) Spring MVC
10 6 (6.38%) Gherkin
11 5 (5.32%) Guice
11 5 (5.32%) Node.js
11 5 (5.32%) WinForms
11 5 (5.32%) WPF
12 4 (4.26%) HTML
12 4 (4.26%) J2EE
13 3 (3.19%) CSS
13 3 (3.19%) JDBC
13 3 (3.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.70%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.51%) Algorithms
3 8 (8.51%) Data Structures
4 6 (6.38%) RIA
5 4 (4.26%) User Experience
6 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.13%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.13%) Market Risk
6 2 (2.13%) PlayStation
7 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.40%) Linux
2 18 (19.15%) Windows
3 14 (14.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (14.89%) Windows Server
3 14 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (12.77%) Unix
5 4 (4.26%) Android
5 4 (4.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (58.51%) Test Automation
3 37 (39.36%) TDD
4 31 (32.98%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (30.85%) E-Commerce
6 28 (29.79%) BDD
7 27 (28.72%) Performance Testing
8 22 (23.40%) Dependency Injection
8 22 (23.40%) MVC
9 21 (22.34%) API Testing
10 20 (21.28%) Software Engineering
11 19 (20.21%) OO
11 19 (20.21%) Test Strategy
12 16 (17.02%) OOP
13 15 (15.96%) SDLC
13 15 (15.96%) System Integration Testing
14 14 (14.89%) DevOps
14 14 (14.89%) Scrum
15 13 (13.83%) Defect Tracking
15 13 (13.83%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 89 (94.68%) Java
2 22 (23.40%) C#
3 16 (17.02%) F#
4 13 (13.83%) Python
5 12 (12.77%) JavaScript
5 12 (12.77%) SQL
6 10 (10.64%) Ruby
7 8 (8.51%) Perl
8 4 (4.26%) PHP
9 2 (2.13%) Groovy
10 1 (1.06%) Scala
10 1 (1.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (22.34%) Security Cleared
2 19 (20.21%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.64%) ISEB
4 9 (9.57%) ISEB Practitioner
4 9 (9.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (4.26%) Degree
6 2 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.06%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (25.53%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.06%) EMIR
2 1 (1.06%) MiFID
2 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (14.89%) vSphere
2 7 (7.45%) Docker
3 2 (2.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) Puppet
2 2 (2.13%) Consul
2 2 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.13%) Prometheus
2 2 (2.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (18.09%) HP
1 17 (18.09%) Oracle
2 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.89%) Red Hat
2 14 (14.89%) Software AG
2 14 (14.89%) VMware
2 14 (14.89%) webMethods
3 7 (7.45%) Atlassian
4 5 (5.32%) ION Trading
5 3 (3.19%) DevExpress
5 3 (3.19%) IBM
5 3 (3.19%) Syncfusion
5 3 (3.19%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.13%) Capita
7 1 (1.06%) Charles River