Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 357 366 374
Rank change year-on-year +9 +8 -2
Contract jobs citing TestNG 19 15 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.090% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.63% 0.59% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 26
South East median daily rate £425 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -25.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £326 £263 £313
90th Percentile £519 £483 £511
England median daily rate £450 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +6.51% +5.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3002 2528 2575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.83% 15.16% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1838 1543 1571
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £310 £293 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £500
England median daily rate £457 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +7.41% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 77 67
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26.00 £32.50 £25.95
90th Percentile £52.50 £59.31 £50.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

TestNG
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing TestNG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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
Hampshire +25 14 £400 +45.45% 1
East Sussex -3 2 £513 +70.83%
Surrey -11 2 £425 +10.75% 1
Thames Valley -1 1 £330 -21.43% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £330 -
TestNG
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for TestNG.

1 18 (94.74%) Java
2 17 (89.47%) Selenium
3 16 (84.21%) Eclipse
3 16 (84.21%) Test Automation
4 15 (78.95%) SoapUI
4 15 (78.95%) HP
5 14 (73.68%) HP UFT
5 14 (73.68%) .NET
5 14 (73.68%) Oracle
5 14 (73.68%) Ant
5 14 (73.68%) Oracle APEX
5 14 (73.68%) SpecFlow
5 14 (73.68%) F#
5 14 (73.68%) PuTTY
5 14 (73.68%) WinSCP
6 13 (68.42%) System Integration Testing
6 13 (68.42%) API Testing
6 13 (68.42%) SQL Server 2016
6 13 (68.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (68.42%) Oracle Database
6 13 (68.42%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
6 13 (68.42%) Web Services
6 13 (68.42%) Oracle Database 10g
7 12 (63.16%) Software AG
7 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
7 12 (63.16%) Red Hat
7 12 (63.16%) webMethods
7 12 (63.16%) Windows
7 12 (63.16%) Linux

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 2 (10.53%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) PuTTY
1 14 (73.68%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) Oracle Database
1 13 (68.42%) Oracle Database 10g
1 13 (68.42%) Oracle Database 11g
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server 2012
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server 2016
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (89.47%) Selenium
2 16 (84.21%) Eclipse
3 15 (78.95%) SoapUI
4 14 (73.68%) Ant
4 14 (73.68%) HP UFT
4 14 (73.68%) Oracle APEX
4 14 (73.68%) SpecFlow
5 11 (57.89%) LoadRunner
5 11 (57.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (21.05%) JUnit
7 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
7 3 (15.79%) Maven
8 2 (10.53%) Bitbucket
8 2 (10.53%) Cobertura
8 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
8 2 (10.53%) FindBugs
8 2 (10.53%) Gradle
8 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
8 2 (10.53%) Mercurial
8 2 (10.53%) Mockito
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
1 7 (36.84%) Test Analyst
1 7 (36.84%) Test Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Developer
4 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Developer in Test
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Test Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Java Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) .NET
2 13 (68.42%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (10.53%) SOAP
3 2 (10.53%) Spring
3 2 (10.53%) Spring Boot
3 2 (10.53%) Spring Cloud
3 2 (10.53%) Spring Integration
3 2 (10.53%) Spring Security
3 2 (10.53%) Zuul
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware
4 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Linux
1 12 (63.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
1 12 (63.16%) Windows Server
1 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Test Automation
2 13 (68.42%) API Testing
2 13 (68.42%) System Integration Testing
3 11 (57.89%) Defect Tracking
3 11 (57.89%) Performance Testing
4 10 (52.63%) Test Strategy
5 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (31.58%) DevOps
6 6 (31.58%) Scrum
7 4 (21.05%) BDD
7 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (15.79%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (15.79%) Kanban
8 3 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (15.79%) TDD
8 3 (15.79%) Web Testing
9 2 (10.53%) SDET
9 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
9 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) Java
2 14 (73.68%) F#
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared
1 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) ISEB
3 8 (42.11%) ISEB Practitioner
3 8 (42.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) vSphere
2 2 (10.53%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Consul
1 2 (10.53%) Prometheus
1 2 (10.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) HP
2 14 (73.68%) Oracle
3 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 12 (63.16%) Red Hat
3 12 (63.16%) Software AG
3 12 (63.16%) VMware
3 12 (63.16%) webMethods