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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
TestNG
UK / England
Rank 538 590 570
Rank change year-on-year +52 -20  
Contract jobs citing TestNG 45 27 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.055% 0.069%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.61% 0.38% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 21 26
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £550 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £358 £400
% change year-on-year +7.69% -10.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

TestNG is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7326 7155 6300
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.53% 14.64% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4937 4791 4097
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 171 123
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.67% +11.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.50 £28.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

TestNG
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing TestNG as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 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
London +32 24 £500 +8.10% 11
South West - 6 £438 - 5
South East +28 5 £395 +5.33% 2
East of England - 4 - -
Yorkshire +14 3 £350 -
East Midlands - 2 £450 -
North West +28 1 £275 -19.11% 1
TestNG
UK

TestNG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 57 (78.08%) Java
2 42 (57.53%) JUnit
3 39 (53.42%) Selenium
4 35 (47.95%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (43.84%) Jenkins
6 28 (38.36%) TDD
7 26 (35.62%) WebDriver
8 25 (34.25%) BDD
9 24 (32.88%) Test Automation
10 22 (30.14%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (30.14%) C#
11 21 (28.77%) Spring
12 20 (27.40%) Regression Testing
12 20 (27.40%) JIRA
12 20 (27.40%) Git (software)
13 19 (26.03%) Mockito
13 19 (26.03%) Cucumber
14 18 (24.66%) QA
14 18 (24.66%) PostgreSQL
14 18 (24.66%) JavaScript
15 16 (21.92%) Linux
15 16 (21.92%) Scrum
16 15 (20.55%) Maven
16 15 (20.55%) SoapUI
17 14 (19.18%) Test Strategy
17 14 (19.18%) TeamCity
17 14 (19.18%) Hibernate
17 14 (19.18%) Ant
17 14 (19.18%) Continuous Delivery
17 14 (19.18%) Exploratory Testing

TestNG
Top Related 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 7 (9.59%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.85%) CMS
2 5 (6.85%) Jetty
3 4 (5.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (4.11%) Apache
5 2 (2.74%) Confluence
6 1 (1.37%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.37%) JBoss
6 1 (1.37%) Liferay
6 1 (1.37%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (9.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 12 (16.44%) ION MarketView
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (2.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.96%) Basecamp
2 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.96%) PuTTY
1 8 (10.96%) WinSCP
2 3 (4.11%) Internet
3 2 (2.74%) LDAP
3 2 (2.74%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (1.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.66%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (16.44%) Redis
3 8 (10.96%) Oracle Database
3 8 (10.96%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (10.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (9.59%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
4 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (6.85%) MySQL
5 5 (6.85%) SQLite
6 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.74%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 42 (57.53%) JUnit
2 39 (53.42%) Selenium
3 32 (43.84%) Jenkins
4 26 (35.62%) WebDriver
5 20 (27.40%) Git (software)
5 20 (27.40%) JIRA
6 19 (26.03%) Cucumber
6 19 (26.03%) Mockito
7 15 (20.55%) Maven
7 15 (20.55%) SoapUI
8 14 (19.18%) Ant
8 14 (19.18%) TeamCity
9 12 (16.44%) JBehave
9 12 (16.44%) SpecFlow
10 11 (15.07%) Subversion
11 10 (13.70%) HP UFT
12 9 (12.33%) Eclipse
13 8 (10.96%) Bugzilla
13 8 (10.96%) Oracle APEX
14 7 (9.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (5.48%) Finance
1 4 (5.48%) Games
2 3 (4.11%) Banking
2 3 (4.11%) Retail
3 2 (2.74%) Electronics
3 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.74%) Marketing
3 2 (2.74%) Retail Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.37%) Advertising
4 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (50.68%) Developer
2 32 (43.84%) Java Developer
3 13 (17.81%) GUI Developer
4 12 (16.44%) C# Developer
4 12 (16.44%) C# GUI Developer
4 12 (16.44%) Tester
5 11 (15.07%) Java GUI Developer
6 10 (13.70%) WinForms Developer
7 9 (12.33%) QA Engineer
8 8 (10.96%) Automation Tester
9 7 (9.59%) Test Engineer
10 6 (8.22%) Analyst
11 5 (6.85%) Automation Engineer
11 5 (6.85%) Developer in Test
11 5 (6.85%) J2EE Developer
11 5 (6.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 5 (6.85%) QA Automation Engineer
11 5 (6.85%) Software Developer
11 5 (6.85%) Test Analyst
11 5 (6.85%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.77%) Spring
2 14 (19.18%) Hibernate
3 12 (16.44%) Web Services
3 12 (16.44%) WPF
4 11 (15.07%) WinForms
5 10 (13.70%) Guice
6 8 (10.96%) .NET
7 7 (9.59%) XML
8 6 (8.22%) HTML
8 6 (8.22%) J2EE
8 6 (8.22%) REST
9 5 (6.85%) JPA
9 5 (6.85%) Spring MVC
10 4 (5.48%) Flash
11 3 (4.11%) Gherkin
11 3 (4.11%) jQuery
11 3 (4.11%) SOAP
11 3 (4.11%) Spring Boot
12 2 (2.74%) LAPP Stack
12 2 (2.74%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
1 3 (4.11%) Fixed Income
2 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.92%) Linux
2 10 (13.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (12.33%) Windows
4 7 (9.59%) Windows Server
4 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (8.22%) Unix
6 1 (1.37%) Android
6 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (47.95%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (38.36%) TDD
3 25 (34.25%) BDD
4 24 (32.88%) Test Automation
5 22 (30.14%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (27.40%) Regression Testing
7 16 (21.92%) Scrum
8 14 (19.18%) Continuous Delivery
8 14 (19.18%) Exploratory Testing
8 14 (19.18%) Test Strategy
9 13 (17.81%) API Testing
9 13 (17.81%) Electronic Trading
10 12 (16.44%) Automated Testing
10 12 (16.44%) E-Commerce
10 12 (16.44%) SDLC
10 12 (16.44%) Test Scripting
11 11 (15.07%) Multithreaded Programming
11 11 (15.07%) Multithreading
11 11 (15.07%) Performance Testing
12 10 (13.70%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (78.08%) Java
2 22 (30.14%) C#
3 18 (24.66%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.33%) SQL
5 8 (10.96%) F#
5 8 (10.96%) Python
6 7 (9.59%) Ruby
7 6 (8.22%) Perl
8 4 (5.48%) VB
8 4 (5.48%) VBScript
9 3 (4.11%) PHP
10 1 (1.37%) C++
10 1 (1.37%) Groovy
10 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.37%) Scala
10 1 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (13.70%) ISEB
2 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
2 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.22%) ISEB Practitioner
3 6 (8.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (5.48%) ISTQB
5 3 (4.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (24.66%) QA
2 9 (12.33%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (9.59%) Virtual Machines
1 7 (9.59%) vSphere
2 2 (2.74%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (12.33%) Puppet
2 7 (9.59%) vRealize
3 3 (4.11%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.74%) Consul
4 2 (2.74%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (17.81%) Oracle
1 13 (17.81%) TIBCO
2 12 (16.44%) ION Trading
3 10 (13.70%) Red Hat
3 10 (13.70%) Syncfusion
4 9 (12.33%) DevExpress
4 9 (12.33%) HP
5 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
5 7 (9.59%) VMware
6 3 (4.11%) Charles River
7 2 (2.74%) SAP
8 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.37%) Zuora
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