The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.99% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £31.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.40% -16.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
179 178 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 88.18% 86.83% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 104 112
Average daily rate £388 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £145 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 11
Average hourly rate £42.00 £14.00 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -39.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Engineer in the job title across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Engineer across the Basingstoke region.

Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Engineer across the Basingstoke region.

Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Retail
3 2 (50.00%) MSTest
3 2 (50.00%) TestComplete
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) iSeries
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Endeca
4 1 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (25.00%) Coremetrics
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (25.00%) System Testing
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) MSTest
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) TestComplete
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (25.00%) WinForms
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) AS400
1 1 (25.00%) iSeries
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) System Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Release Management
4 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Endeca
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) Coremetrics
2 1 (25.00%) IBM