Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 19 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
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 770 787 840
Rank change year-on-year +17 +53 -65
Contract jobs citing TestNG 105 109 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.10% 0.045%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.55% 0.63% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 79 40
UK median daily rate £444 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.41% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £313
90th Percentile £588 £519 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £348 £400
% change year-on-year +22.30% -13.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 18966 17312 16348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.70% 16.51% 14.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13201 11665 10881
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 250 340
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £24.00 £24.23
90th Percentile £60.70 £53.88 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

TestNG
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing TestNG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for TestNG in the UK

TestNG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TestNG in the UK

TestNG
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TestNG over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TestNG in the UK

TestNG
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TestNG within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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
England +13 98 £438 +2.94% 10
London -10 61 £475 +5.56% 6
UK excluding London +2 42 £425 +22.30% 5
South East +10 20 £425 +41.67% 1
East of England -21 6 £450 -8.16%
North of England +39 5 £313 -9.42% 1
Scotland - 5 £425 -
South West +10 4 £330 -19.51% 2
North West +18 3 £313 -21.38%
Midlands +23 2 £438 +9.38%
Yorkshire +9 2 £380 +10.14% 1
East Midlands - 2 £438 -

For the 6 months to 19 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 with a requirement for TestNG.

1 98 (93.33%) Java
2 78 (74.29%) JUnit
3 66 (62.86%) Test Automation
4 63 (60.00%) Selenium
5 60 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (39.05%) TDD
7 40 (38.10%) Web Services
8 39 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (34.29%) Jenkins
10 33 (31.43%) Performance Testing
10 33 (31.43%) Cucumber
11 32 (30.48%) BDD
11 32 (30.48%) Ant
12 31 (29.52%) SoapUI
13 29 (27.62%) REST
13 29 (27.62%) WebDriver
13 29 (27.62%) API Testing
14 28 (26.67%) Test Strategy
14 28 (26.67%) SpecFlow
15 27 (25.71%) Linux
15 27 (25.71%) E-Commerce
16 24 (22.86%) Eclipse
16 24 (22.86%) QA
17 23 (21.90%) Dependency Injection
17 23 (21.90%) HP UFT
18 22 (20.95%) MVC
18 22 (20.95%) Maven
18 22 (20.95%) JIRA
18 22 (20.95%) Security Cleared
19 21 (20.00%) TeamCity

TestNG
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 16 (15.24%) Tomcat
2 12 (11.43%) Confluence
3 6 (5.71%) Apache
4 2 (1.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.90%) CMS
5 1 (0.95%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.95%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.95%) JBoss
5 1 (0.95%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 6 (5.71%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (16.19%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.76%) GitHub
4 3 (2.86%) BrowserStack
5 2 (1.90%) Sauce Labs
6 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.95%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.95%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.95%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.10%) PuTTY
1 19 (18.10%) WinSCP
2 2 (1.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 18 (17.14%) Oracle Database
2 18 (17.14%) Oracle Database 10g
2 18 (17.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 18 (17.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 10 (9.52%) MongoDB
4 10 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 10 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (6.67%) Couchbase
6 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.95%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.95%) HBase
8 1 (0.95%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.95%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 78 (74.29%) JUnit
2 63 (60.00%) Selenium
3 36 (34.29%) Jenkins
4 33 (31.43%) Cucumber
5 32 (30.48%) Ant
6 31 (29.52%) SoapUI
7 29 (27.62%) WebDriver
8 28 (26.67%) SpecFlow
9 24 (22.86%) Eclipse
10 23 (21.90%) HP UFT
11 22 (20.95%) JIRA
11 22 (20.95%) Maven
12 21 (20.00%) TeamCity
13 19 (18.10%) Oracle APEX
14 17 (16.19%) LoadRunner
14 17 (16.19%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (15.24%) Git (software)
16 14 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 14 (13.33%) Protractor
17 13 (12.38%) JMeter
General
1 11 (10.48%) Banking
2 10 (9.52%) Finance
3 7 (6.67%) Advertising
4 5 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.76%) Retail
5 3 (2.86%) Automotive
5 3 (2.86%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.90%) Marketing
7 1 (0.95%) Back Office
7 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (37.14%) Developer
2 30 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 25 (23.81%) Test Engineer
4 18 (17.14%) Analyst
5 17 (16.19%) Test Automation Engineer
6 13 (12.38%) Developer in Test
6 13 (12.38%) Java Engineer
6 13 (12.38%) Test Analyst
7 12 (11.43%) Tester
8 10 (9.52%) Software Engineer
9 8 (7.62%) Automation Tester
10 7 (6.67%) DevOps Developer
10 7 (6.67%) E-Commerce Developer
10 7 (6.67%) Java E-Commerce Developer
11 6 (5.71%) C# Developer
11 6 (5.71%) Cloud Developer
11 6 (5.71%) E-Commerce Web Developer
11 6 (5.71%) Java Web Developer
11 6 (5.71%) Web Developer
11 6 (5.71%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (38.10%) Web Services
2 29 (27.62%) REST
3 19 (18.10%) .NET
4 18 (17.14%) Spring
5 16 (15.24%) SOAP
6 15 (14.29%) Dropwizard
7 14 (13.33%) RESTful
8 11 (10.48%) Hibernate
9 8 (7.62%) Spring MVC
10 7 (6.67%) Middleware
11 6 (5.71%) Gherkin
11 6 (5.71%) Guice
11 6 (5.71%) HTML
11 6 (5.71%) WinForms
11 6 (5.71%) WPF
12 4 (3.81%) J2EE
12 4 (3.81%) JSON
12 4 (3.81%) XML
13 3 (2.86%) CSS
13 3 (2.86%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.62%) Algorithms
3 8 (7.62%) Data Structures
4 5 (4.76%) RIA
5 3 (2.86%) User Experience
6 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.90%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.90%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.90%) PlayStation
7 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (25.71%) Linux
2 21 (20.00%) Windows
3 17 (16.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (16.19%) Windows Server
3 17 (16.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (13.33%) Unix
5 4 (3.81%) Android
5 4 (3.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (62.86%) Test Automation
2 60 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (39.05%) TDD
4 39 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (31.43%) Performance Testing
6 32 (30.48%) BDD
7 29 (27.62%) API Testing
8 28 (26.67%) Test Strategy
9 27 (25.71%) E-Commerce
10 23 (21.90%) Dependency Injection
11 22 (20.95%) MVC
12 21 (20.00%) Software Engineering
13 20 (19.05%) OO
14 19 (18.10%) DevOps
14 19 (18.10%) System Integration Testing
15 18 (17.14%) Scrum
16 17 (16.19%) Defect Tracking
16 17 (16.19%) Exploratory Testing
16 17 (16.19%) OOP
16 17 (16.19%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 98 (93.33%) Java
2 21 (20.00%) C#
3 19 (18.10%) F#
3 19 (18.10%) SQL
4 14 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 12 (11.43%) Python
6 10 (9.52%) Ruby
7 8 (7.62%) Perl
8 4 (3.81%) PHP
9 3 (2.86%) Scala
10 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.90%) Groovy
10 2 (1.90%) VBScript
11 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (20.95%) Security Cleared
2 20 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 13 (12.38%) ISEB
4 12 (11.43%) ISEB Practitioner
4 12 (11.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.86%) Degree
6 2 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.95%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (22.86%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.95%) EMIR
2 1 (0.95%) MiFID
2 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (16.19%) vSphere
2 7 (6.67%) Docker
3 4 (3.81%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.90%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) vRealize
2 3 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.86%) Puppet
3 2 (1.90%) Consul
3 2 (1.90%) Grafana
3 2 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.90%) Kibana
3 2 (1.90%) Prometheus
3 2 (1.90%) Terraform
4 1 (0.95%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (20.00%) Oracle
2 20 (19.05%) HP
3 18 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 18 (17.14%) VMware
4 17 (16.19%) Red Hat
5 13 (12.38%) Software AG
5 13 (12.38%) webMethods
6 6 (5.71%) Atlassian
6 6 (5.71%) ION Trading
7 4 (3.81%) DevExpress
7 4 (3.81%) Syncfusion
7 4 (3.81%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.86%) IBM
9 2 (1.90%) Capita
9 2 (1.90%) Splunk
10 1 (0.95%) Charles River
10 1 (0.95%) Perforce
10 1 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.95%) SOASTA, Inc