The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 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 West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 - 143
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing TestNG 7 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.27% - 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.35% - 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
Median daily rate £406 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 - £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 - £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £358 £340
% change year-on-year +7.69% +5.14%  
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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 520 402 456
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 20.23% 13.80% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 243 289
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £320 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 41 30
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +9.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £31.50 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.20 £47.00
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 West

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

TestNG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TestNG in the South West

TestNG
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for TestNG in the South West

TestNG
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Bristol - 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £350 -
TestNG
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 West region with a requirement for TestNG.

1 8 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (87.50%) BDD
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Selenium
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle APEX
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (75.00%) Integration Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) F#
3 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (75.00%) TeamCity
3 6 (75.00%) Regression Testing
3 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) .NET
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (75.00%) Ant
3 6 (75.00%) Web Services
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (75.00%) Eclipse
3 6 (75.00%) Toad
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft

TestNG
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (12.50%) Alfresco
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) Liferay
1 1 (12.50%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) PuTTY
1 6 (75.00%) WinSCP
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Reports
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (12.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (87.50%) Selenium
3 6 (75.00%) Ant
3 6 (75.00%) Eclipse
3 6 (75.00%) HP UFT
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle APEX
3 6 (75.00%) SoapUI
3 6 (75.00%) SpecFlow
3 6 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (75.00%) TeamCity
3 6 (75.00%) Toad
4 5 (62.50%) LoadRunner
5 2 (25.00%) JUnit
6 1 (12.50%) Bower
6 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
6 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 1 (12.50%) Grunt
6 1 (12.50%) Mockito
6 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Applications Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Quality Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Test Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (12.50%) Akka
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) Memcached
2 1 (12.50%) Modernizr
2 1 (12.50%) Play Framework
2 1 (12.50%) RESTEasy
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) BDD
2 6 (75.00%) API Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (75.00%) Defect Tracking
2 6 (75.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 6 (75.00%) System Integration Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (75.00%) Test Strategy
3 5 (62.50%) DevOps
3 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
6 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
6 1 (12.50%) Document Management
6 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) F#
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) VBScript
4 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISEB
1 5 (62.50%) ISEB Practitioner
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Virtual Machines
1 6 (75.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) HP
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
1 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (75.00%) VMware