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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 36 38 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 2 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.82% 1.91% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.92% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £525 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
- +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-13.12% +40.35%
Test Engineer
South East

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
232 312 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 95.47% 99.36% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 187 145
Median daily rate £375 £345 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 19
Median hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £18.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -15.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
Brighton +2 1 £525 -
Eastbourne - 1 - -
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 East Sussex region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) QA
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) Code Coverage
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 2 (33.33%) User Stories
2 2 (33.33%) SDET
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Calabash
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) Appium
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) API Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
3 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins

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 (16.67%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) Appium
3 1 (16.67%) Calabash
3 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) JMeter
3 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Code Coverage
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) User Stories
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) API Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) SDET