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 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
TestNG
UK
Rank 540 602 582
Rank change year-on-year +62 -20  
Contract jobs citing TestNG 46 28 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.053% 0.057%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.60% 0.36% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 22 23
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £379 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £550 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £358 £400
% change year-on-year +10.48% -10.62%  
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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7668 7703 6878
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.26% 14.59% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5151 5124 4410
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 188 132
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.67% +11.46%  

TestNG
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TestNG in the UK

TestNG
Top 27 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 3 months to 22 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
England +63 42 £450 - 22
London +16 24 £500 +8.10% 11
South East +19 5 £395 +5.33% 3
South West - 4 £545 - 6
East of England - 4 - -
Hampshire - 3 £325 - 1
Luton - 3 - -
Bedfordshire - 3 - -
Yorkshire +15 2 £361 - 1
Hove - 2 £398 -
Andover - 2 £306 -
East Sussex - 2 £398 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £450 -
East Midlands - 2 £450 -
North West +31 1 £275 -19.11% 1
City of London -1 1 £425 -4.22% 4
Manchester - 1 £275 - 1
Bristol - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £375 -
Leeds - 1 £348 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £348 - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
Dunfermline - 1 £300 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Fife - 1 £300 -
Scotland - 1 £300 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

TestNG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 with a requirement for TestNG.

1 61 (77.22%) Java
2 46 (58.23%) JUnit
2 46 (58.23%) Selenium
3 40 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (43.04%) Jenkins
5 32 (40.51%) WebDriver
6 29 (36.71%) Test Automation
7 28 (35.44%) TDD
8 25 (31.65%) JIRA
9 24 (30.38%) BDD
10 23 (29.11%) Git (software)
10 23 (29.11%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (29.11%) Regression Testing
10 23 (29.11%) C#
11 21 (26.58%) JavaScript
11 21 (26.58%) Cucumber
12 20 (25.32%) QA
13 19 (24.05%) Scrum
13 19 (24.05%) Spring
14 18 (22.78%) Mockito
15 17 (21.52%) PostgreSQL
16 16 (20.25%) Maven
17 15 (18.99%) Web Services
17 15 (18.99%) Linux
17 15 (18.99%) SoapUI
17 15 (18.99%) Test Strategy
17 15 (18.99%) Continuous Delivery
18 14 (17.72%) Exploratory Testing
18 14 (17.72%) JBehave
18 14 (17.72%) Ant

TestNG
Top Related 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 8 (10.13%) CMS
2 7 (8.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 7 (8.86%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.33%) Jetty
4 3 (3.80%) Apache
5 2 (2.53%) Confluence
5 2 (2.53%) JBoss
5 2 (2.53%) WildFly
6 1 (1.27%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.27%) Liferay
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.33%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 12 (15.19%) ION MarketView
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.66%) Basecamp
2 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.86%) PuTTY
1 7 (8.86%) WinSCP
2 5 (6.33%) Internet
3 2 (2.53%) LDAP
3 2 (2.53%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (1.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.52%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (12.66%) Redis
3 7 (8.86%) Oracle Database
3 7 (8.86%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (8.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (7.59%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (7.59%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.59%) SQL Server
4 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (6.33%) MySQL
5 5 (6.33%) SQLite
6 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.27%) HeidiSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (58.23%) JUnit
1 46 (58.23%) Selenium
2 34 (43.04%) Jenkins
3 32 (40.51%) WebDriver
4 25 (31.65%) JIRA
5 23 (29.11%) Git (software)
6 21 (26.58%) Cucumber
7 18 (22.78%) Mockito
8 16 (20.25%) Maven
9 15 (18.99%) SoapUI
10 14 (17.72%) Ant
10 14 (17.72%) JBehave
11 13 (16.46%) Subversion
11 13 (16.46%) TeamCity
12 11 (13.92%) SpecFlow
13 10 (12.66%) Bugzilla
14 9 (11.39%) Eclipse
14 9 (11.39%) HP UFT
15 7 (8.86%) Oracle APEX
15 7 (8.86%) Toad
General
1 6 (7.59%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Banking
2 4 (5.06%) Games
3 3 (3.80%) Retail
4 2 (2.53%) Electronics
4 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.53%) Marketing
4 2 (2.53%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.27%) Advertising
5 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (45.57%) Developer
2 30 (37.97%) Java Developer
3 13 (16.46%) GUI Developer
4 12 (15.19%) C# Developer
4 12 (15.19%) C# GUI Developer
5 11 (13.92%) Analyst
5 11 (13.92%) Java GUI Developer
5 11 (13.92%) QA Engineer
5 11 (13.92%) Tester
6 10 (12.66%) Test Analyst
6 10 (12.66%) WinForms Developer
7 8 (10.13%) Automation Test Analyst
7 8 (10.13%) Test Engineer
8 7 (8.86%) Automation Tester
9 6 (7.59%) Developer in Test
9 6 (7.59%) Test Automation Engineer
10 5 (6.33%) Automation Engineer
10 5 (6.33%) Electronic Trading Developer
10 5 (6.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 5 (6.33%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.05%) Spring
2 15 (18.99%) Web Services
3 14 (17.72%) Hibernate
4 12 (15.19%) WPF
5 11 (13.92%) WinForms
6 10 (12.66%) Guice
6 10 (12.66%) HTML
6 10 (12.66%) XML
7 9 (11.39%) J2EE
8 7 (8.86%) .NET
8 7 (8.86%) Flash
9 6 (7.59%) REST
10 5 (6.33%) JPA
10 5 (6.33%) Spring MVC
11 4 (5.06%) SOAP
12 3 (3.80%) Gherkin
12 3 (3.80%) jQuery
12 3 (3.80%) Spring Boot
13 2 (2.53%) LAPP Stack
13 2 (2.53%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.80%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.99%) Linux
2 9 (11.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (10.13%) Unix
3 8 (10.13%) Windows
4 6 (7.59%) Windows Server
4 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.27%) Android
5 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (36.71%) Test Automation
3 28 (35.44%) TDD
4 24 (30.38%) BDD
5 23 (29.11%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (29.11%) Regression Testing
6 19 (24.05%) Scrum
7 15 (18.99%) Continuous Delivery
7 15 (18.99%) Test Strategy
8 14 (17.72%) Automated Testing
8 14 (17.72%) E-Commerce
8 14 (17.72%) Exploratory Testing
9 13 (16.46%) Electronic Trading
9 13 (16.46%) SDLC
9 13 (16.46%) Test Scripting
10 12 (15.19%) API Testing
11 11 (13.92%) Dependency Injection
11 11 (13.92%) Integration Testing
11 11 (13.92%) Multithreaded Programming
11 11 (13.92%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 61 (77.22%) Java
2 23 (29.11%) C#
3 21 (26.58%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.39%) Python
4 9 (11.39%) SQL
5 7 (8.86%) F#
5 7 (8.86%) Ruby
6 6 (7.59%) Perl
7 4 (5.06%) VB
8 3 (3.80%) PHP
8 3 (3.80%) VBScript
9 2 (2.53%) C++
10 1 (1.27%) Groovy
10 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (11.39%) ISEB
2 7 (8.86%) SC Cleared
2 7 (8.86%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.33%) ISEB Practitioner
3 5 (6.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (5.06%) Degree
4 4 (5.06%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (25.32%) QA
2 9 (11.39%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (7.59%) Virtual Machines
1 6 (7.59%) vSphere
2 2 (2.53%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (10.13%) Puppet
2 6 (7.59%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (7.59%) vRealize
3 2 (2.53%) Consul
3 2 (2.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (16.46%) TIBCO
2 12 (15.19%) ION Trading
2 12 (15.19%) Oracle
3 10 (12.66%) Syncfusion
4 9 (11.39%) DevExpress
4 9 (11.39%) Red Hat
5 8 (10.13%) HP
6 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
6 6 (7.59%) VMware
7 3 (3.80%) Charles River
8 2 (2.53%) SAP
9 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.27%) T-Plan
9 1 (1.27%) Zuora
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