The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridgeshire region that had Software Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 53 76 65
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.34% 0.24% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.25% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £31.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+8.73% +0.80%
Software Test Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
546 812 818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.65% 95.98% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 468 480
Median daily rate £375 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £519 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 71 83
Median hourly rate £39.50 £20.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.68% -6.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Software Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Software Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Software Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Software Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Software Test Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +16 1 - - 6
Software Test Engineer
East of England

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, Software 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (25.00%) Code Coverage
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) BDD

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) LabVIEW
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (25.00%) BDD
1 1 (25.00%) Code Coverage
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree