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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 40 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.37% - 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% - 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£185 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.93% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -11.42%
Test Engineer
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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
251 166 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 93.31% 96.51% 98.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 79 138
Average daily rate £330 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 7 4
Average hourly rate £14.88 £13.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.18% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £26.85 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
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 6 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA