The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East Sussex region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
South East / East Sussex
Rank - 35 44
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex - 1.94% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.95% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-37.50% +9.58%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Sussex 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
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
189 257 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 92.65% 99.61% 96.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 174 172
Median daily rate £375 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 31
Median hourly rate £11.00 £16.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -50.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 East Sussex region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Calabash
2 1 (50.00%) Appium
2 1 (50.00%) SDET
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Android

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex 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 (50.00%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Appium
1 1 (50.00%) Calabash
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) SDET