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 29 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.

TestNG
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 262 265
Rank change year-on-year +19 +3  
Contract jobs citing TestNG 5 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.064% 0.043% 0.031%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.42% 0.32% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £395 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £375 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £375 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +2.66% +10.29%  
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 1199 1243 1205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 15.24% 13.30% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 801 691
Median daily rate £405 £380 £362
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.57% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 50 38
Median hourly rate £45.87 £44.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.25% +10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £37.50 £21.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £126.25 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

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 29 March 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 29 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
Hampshire - 3 £325 - 1
East Sussex - 2 £398 -
TestNG
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region with a requirement for TestNG.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) Maven
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) JUnit
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) Spring
3 6 (54.55%) Web Development
3 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
4 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
4 5 (45.45%) Selenium
4 5 (45.45%) BDD
4 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
5 4 (36.36%) MVC
5 4 (36.36%) Unix
5 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
5 4 (36.36%) Eclipse
5 4 (36.36%) HP
5 4 (36.36%) Ant
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (36.36%) J2EE
5 4 (36.36%) MySQL
5 4 (36.36%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (36.36%) SQLite
5 4 (36.36%) Spring MVC
5 4 (36.36%) JPA
5 4 (36.36%) Jetty
6 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared

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 4 (36.36%) Jetty
1 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
2 2 (18.18%) Confluence
3 1 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) PuTTY
1 3 (27.27%) WinSCP
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
1 4 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (36.36%) SQLite
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) JUnit
1 7 (63.64%) Maven
2 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
3 5 (45.45%) Selenium
4 4 (36.36%) Ant
4 4 (36.36%) Eclipse
5 3 (27.27%) Bitbucket
5 3 (27.27%) Gradle
5 3 (27.27%) HP UFT
5 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
5 3 (27.27%) SpecFlow
5 3 (27.27%) Subversion
5 3 (27.27%) TeamCity
6 2 (18.18%) Checkstyle
6 2 (18.18%) Cobertura
6 2 (18.18%) FindBugs
6 2 (18.18%) JIRA
6 2 (18.18%) Mockito
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
1 8 (72.73%) Java Developer
2 4 (36.36%) J2EE Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Developer in Test
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Developer
4 1 (9.09%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Spring
2 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
2 4 (36.36%) J2EE
2 4 (36.36%) JPA
2 4 (36.36%) Spring MVC
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (18.18%) Spring Boot
4 2 (18.18%) Spring Cloud
4 2 (18.18%) Spring Integration
4 2 (18.18%) Spring Security
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) XML
5 1 (9.09%) HTML
5 1 (9.09%) JSON
5 1 (9.09%) RESTful
5 1 (9.09%) SOAP
5 1 (9.09%) XML Messaging
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Unix
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Web Development
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) BDD
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
2 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
3 4 (36.36%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (36.36%) MVC
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (27.27%) Exploratory Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
4 3 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) API Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (18.18%) DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) F#
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) VB
4 2 (18.18%) VBScript
5 1 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) Groovy
5 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 1 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby
5 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Varnish
1 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (18.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Consul
1 2 (18.18%) Terraform
1 2 (18.18%) vRealize
2 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) SAP
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