The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Brighton region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 22 32 25
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 13 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 6.10% 2.27% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.22% 2.36% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £500 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.63% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
Test Engineer
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton 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
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
209 212 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 98.12% 96.36% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 136 96
Median daily rate £425 £315 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.92% +8.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £165 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 12
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
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 Brighton

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 26 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 Brighton region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (94.74%) C#
1 18 (94.74%) .NET
1 18 (94.74%) ASP.NET
2 12 (63.16%) Selenium
3 11 (57.89%) jQuery
3 11 (57.89%) Node.js
3 11 (57.89%) REST
3 11 (57.89%) Jasmine
3 11 (57.89%) HTML5
3 11 (57.89%) Karma Test Runner
3 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET Web API
3 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 11 (57.89%) HTML
3 11 (57.89%) .NET Framework
3 11 (57.89%) QA
4 7 (36.84%) User Stories
4 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
4 7 (36.84%) Web Development
4 7 (36.84%) Code Coverage
5 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Finance
5 1 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.26%) SDET
5 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.26%) BDD

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton 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 11 (57.89%) Node.js
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Selenium
2 11 (57.89%) Jasmine
2 11 (57.89%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) .NET
1 18 (94.74%) ASP.NET
2 11 (57.89%) .NET Framework
2 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET Web API
2 11 (57.89%) HTML
2 11 (57.89%) HTML5
2 11 (57.89%) jQuery
2 11 (57.89%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Code Coverage
1 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
1 7 (36.84%) User Stories
1 7 (36.84%) Web Development
2 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.26%) BDD
2 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
2 1 (5.26%) TDD
2 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) C#
2 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (57.89%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SDET