The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 28 June 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
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 259 250
Rank change year-on-year +26 -9  
Contract jobs citing TestNG 10 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.78% 0.76% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 8
Median daily rate £386 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.48% +15.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £288 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £600 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £348 £350
% change year-on-year +5.03% -0.71%  
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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1280 1321 1211
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 16.57% 14.72% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 801 804 733
Median daily rate £425 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.40% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 40 24
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.85 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £41.50 £37.04
% change year-on-year +4.21% +12.04%  

TestNG
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

TestNG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TestNG in the South East

TestNG
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TestNG in the South East over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TestNG in the South East

TestNG
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TestNG within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
East Sussex - 6 £403 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £348 - 3
Surrey +3 1 £425 -8.10%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £330 -
TestNG
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 South East region with a requirement for TestNG.

1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (93.33%) BDD
3 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (73.33%) Scrum
5 9 (60.00%) TDD
5 9 (60.00%) Maven
5 9 (60.00%) Selenium
5 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
6 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (46.67%) JUnit
7 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
7 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
8 6 (40.00%) Gradle
8 6 (40.00%) Bitbucket
8 6 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (40.00%) Cobertura
8 6 (40.00%) FindBugs
8 6 (40.00%) Spring Integration
8 6 (40.00%) Mercurial
8 6 (40.00%) Confluence
8 6 (40.00%) Mockito
8 6 (40.00%) Varnish
8 6 (40.00%) Spring Boot
8 6 (40.00%) Terraform
8 6 (40.00%) Consul
8 6 (40.00%) Spring Cloud
8 6 (40.00%) Zuul
8 6 (40.00%) Prometheus
8 6 (40.00%) Eclipse
8 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing

TestNG
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (40.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) PuTTY
1 5 (33.33%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Maven
1 9 (60.00%) Selenium
2 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
2 7 (46.67%) JUnit
3 6 (40.00%) Bitbucket
3 6 (40.00%) Checkstyle
3 6 (40.00%) Cobertura
3 6 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 6 (40.00%) FindBugs
3 6 (40.00%) Gradle
3 6 (40.00%) JIRA
3 6 (40.00%) Mercurial
3 6 (40.00%) Mockito
3 6 (40.00%) Subversion
4 5 (33.33%) HP UFT
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 5 (33.33%) SpecFlow
4 5 (33.33%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
1 6 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Automation Tester
3 4 (26.67%) Tester
4 2 (13.33%) QA Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) QA Automation Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
1 6 (40.00%) Spring
1 6 (40.00%) Spring Boot
1 6 (40.00%) Spring Cloud
1 6 (40.00%) Spring Integration
1 6 (40.00%) Spring Security
1 6 (40.00%) Zuul
2 5 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware
4 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
1 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) BDD
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (73.33%) Scrum
4 9 (60.00%) TDD
4 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
6 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (40.00%) Web Development
7 5 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
7 5 (33.33%) Integration Testing
7 5 (33.33%) Regression Testing
7 5 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
8 4 (26.67%) API Testing
8 4 (26.67%) Defect Tracking
8 4 (26.67%) DevOps
8 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Coaching
9 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) F#
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) VBScript
5 2 (13.33%) VB
6 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
2 4 (26.67%) ISEB Practitioner
2 4 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Varnish
2 4 (26.67%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (26.67%) vSphere
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Consul
1 6 (40.00%) Prometheus
1 6 (40.00%) Terraform
2 4 (26.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) HP
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
1 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) SAP