The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Basingstoke region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 31 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 13 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.68% 1.55% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.95% 1.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £225 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Test Engineer
Hampshire

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
329 179 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 93.20% 92.75% 88.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 105 106
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 13
Median hourly rate £18.75 £42.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.35% +200.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £9.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Basingstoke region that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Test Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Basingstoke region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (71.43%) WLAN
2 7 (50.00%) Electronics
3 6 (42.86%) Bluetooth
3 6 (42.86%) NFC
4 5 (35.71%) 2G
4 5 (35.71%) 3G
5 4 (28.57%) LTE
5 4 (28.57%) 5G
6 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 2 (14.29%) Android
6 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
6 2 (14.29%) C#
6 2 (14.29%) PHP
6 2 (14.29%) .NET
6 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 1 (7.14%) Selenium
7 1 (7.14%) JIRA
7 1 (7.14%) NUnit
7 1 (7.14%) JUnit
7 1 (7.14%) LabVIEW
7 1 (7.14%) 4G
7 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
7 1 (7.14%) PHPUnit

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) WLAN
2 6 (42.86%) Bluetooth
2 6 (42.86%) NFC
3 5 (35.71%) 2G
3 5 (35.71%) 3G
4 4 (28.57%) 5G
4 4 (28.57%) LTE
5 1 (7.14%) 4G
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) JUnit
1 1 (7.14%) LabVIEW
1 1 (7.14%) NUnit
1 1 (7.14%) PHPUnit
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
1 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (50.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Android
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
1 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C#
1 2 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree