The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton 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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 42 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.20% 1.02% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£410 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £295 £303
% change year-on-year
+6.77% -2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £23.19 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+53.09% -35.59%
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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 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
236 188 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 94.40% 95.92% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 103 73
Average daily rate £375 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.38 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £94.50 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Test Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Trac
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) LabVIEW
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Trac
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) LabVIEW
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft