The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 78 - 75
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.29% - 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% - 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Median daily rate £425 - £420
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 - £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 - £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Test Engineer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1018 1613 1147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.86% 95.39% 96.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 859 658
Median daily rate £400 £386 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% -2.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 18
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.93 £11.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £30.89 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Test Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Test Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Edinburgh region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) XSLT
3 2 (40.00%) JBoss
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) JMS
3 2 (40.00%) Java EE
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) SDET
4 1 (20.00%) API Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Dependency Management
4 1 (20.00%) NuGet
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Hudson
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) NuGet
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Java EE
1 2 (40.00%) JMS
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) XSLT
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) SUSE
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) API Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Management
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
1 1 (20.00%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle