Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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 West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 203 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 - +211
Contract jobs citing TestNG 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.035% 0.018% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.22% 0.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
South West median daily rate £300 £410 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.83% - -
England median daily rate £444 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.41% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West 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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 928 968 959
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.38% 17.02% 14.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 669 673
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £300 £275 £300
90th Percentile £519 £531 £500
England median daily rate £455 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +7.06% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 39 56
South West median hourly rate £41.83 £42.00 £41.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.42% +1.51% +13.67%
10th Percentile £32.65 £24.44 £30.25
90th Percentile £56.20 £51.71 £44.50
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 West

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

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
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 6 months to 24 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
Bristol - 2 £300 -
TestNG
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 West region with a requirement for TestNG.

1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) API Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) F#
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) BrowserStack
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) PuTTY
2 1 (50.00%) WinSCP
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) BrowserStack
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) PuTTY
1 1 (50.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) Fiddler
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) API Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) F#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Software AG
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) webMethods