The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley 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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 0.89% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £255 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £294 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.04% -9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.15%
Test Engineer
West 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 Crawley 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
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
221 134 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 98.66% 94.37% 96.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 94 74
Average daily rate £410 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.10% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 9
Average hourly rate £43.00 £48.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.59 £40.54 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.40 £48.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

Test Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Crawley region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Test Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) QA
2 6 (75.00%) Android
2 6 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (75.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 4 (50.00%) User Experience
3 4 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 1 (12.50%) SDLC
6 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) hybris
6 1 (12.50%) Open Source
6 1 (12.50%) Retail
6 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) CMS
6 1 (12.50%) Handset
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 1 (12.50%) ATM

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 (12.50%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) ATM
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (50.00%) User Experience
3 1 (12.50%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Android
1 6 (75.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) hybris
1 1 (12.50%) VMware