The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Basingstoke region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank - 52 33
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke - 0.41% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.42% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £293
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +5.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.69%
Job Titles Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
182 236 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 84.65% 97.12% 91.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 129 75
Average daily rate £338 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £240 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 29 12
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -7.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.85 £37.20 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Test Engineer
Hampshire

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 17 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft