The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Coventry region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 43 39 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.49% 0.31% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.34% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £375 £275 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -29.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £295 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Test Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry 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
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
386 298 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 93.69% 93.42% 96.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 196 171
Median daily rate £400 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £180 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 58
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -28.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £26.87 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Coventry region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) PLM
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (50.00%) PLM
1 1 (50.00%) Product Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA