The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Senior Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 575 588 566
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 37 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.049% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.051% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 19
Median daily rate £431 £368 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.34% +11.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £315 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £406 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £358 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.69% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £39.00
Senior Test Engineer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48564 48799 47642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.03% 94.77% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 32040 30125 29587
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1382 1958 1985
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Senior Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Senior Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Senior Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior Test Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Senior Test Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Senior Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Senior Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Senior Test Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
London -9 27 £438 +30.59% 7
South East -11 5 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
East of England -3 1 - -
South West -7 1 £263 -16.66% 2
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Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, Senior 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 England region featuring Senior Test Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (42.31%) Test Automation
3 18 (34.62%) TDD
3 18 (34.62%) Software Testing
4 16 (30.77%) SQL
5 14 (26.92%) ISTQB
5 14 (26.92%) BDD
6 13 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 13 (25.00%) QA
6 13 (25.00%) Selenium
6 13 (25.00%) Java
6 13 (25.00%) Linux
7 12 (23.08%) Cucumber
8 11 (21.15%) Pair Programming
9 10 (19.23%) JIRA
9 10 (19.23%) HP
9 10 (19.23%) WebDriver
10 9 (17.31%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (17.31%) ISEB
10 9 (17.31%) HP UFT
10 9 (17.31%) Scrum
10 9 (17.31%) Regression Testing
11 8 (15.38%) Unix
11 8 (15.38%) Software Engineering
11 8 (15.38%) Android
11 8 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (15.38%) Apple iOS
11 8 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
11 8 (15.38%) Functional Testing
12 7 (13.46%) Waterfall

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 5 (9.62%) Jetty
1 5 (9.62%) Node.js
2 2 (3.85%) WordPress
3 1 (1.92%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) VLAN
2 4 (7.69%) HTTP
3 2 (3.85%) DAB
3 2 (3.85%) Firewall
3 2 (3.85%) Internet
3 2 (3.85%) MQTT
3 2 (3.85%) NAS
3 2 (3.85%) SAN
3 2 (3.85%) VPN
3 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.92%) 3G
4 1 (1.92%) 4G
4 1 (1.92%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (1.92%) MVNO
4 1 (1.92%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.62%) Data Mining
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.69%) MySQL
4 3 (5.77%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.85%) Big Data
5 2 (3.85%) HPCC
6 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (25.00%) Selenium
2 12 (23.08%) Cucumber
3 10 (19.23%) JIRA
3 10 (19.23%) WebDriver
4 9 (17.31%) HP UFT
5 6 (11.54%) TeamCity
6 5 (9.62%) Appium
7 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
8 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
8 3 (5.77%) PHPUnit
8 3 (5.77%) Robotium
8 3 (5.77%) Xcode
9 2 (3.85%) Calabash
10 1 (1.92%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.92%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.92%) Ranorex
10 1 (1.92%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (11.54%) Banking
2 4 (7.69%) Retail
3 3 (5.77%) Finance
3 3 (5.77%) Games
3 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.85%) Online Betting
5 1 (1.92%) Billing
5 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (9.62%) AngularJS
3 4 (7.69%) XML
4 3 (5.77%) .NET
4 3 (5.77%) Kafka
4 3 (5.77%) XSD
5 2 (3.85%) Behat
6 1 (1.92%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.92%) Apache Camel
6 1 (1.92%) CSS
6 1 (1.92%) HTML
6 1 (1.92%) JMS
6 1 (1.92%) REST
6 1 (1.92%) RESTful
6 1 (1.92%) SOAP
6 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Fixed Income
2 5 (9.62%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.69%) Smart Meter
4 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.77%) User Experience
5 2 (3.85%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.92%) BBC
6 1 (1.92%) Derivative
6 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.92%) iDTV
6 1 (1.92%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.00%) Linux
2 8 (15.38%) Android
2 8 (15.38%) Apple iOS
2 8 (15.38%) Unix
3 6 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (42.31%) Test Automation
3 18 (34.62%) Software Testing
3 18 (34.62%) TDD
4 14 (26.92%) BDD
5 13 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 11 (21.15%) Pair Programming
7 9 (17.31%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (17.31%) Regression Testing
7 9 (17.31%) Scrum
8 8 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (15.38%) Functional Testing
8 8 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 7 (13.46%) Test Scripting
9 7 (13.46%) Waterfall
10 6 (11.54%) SDLC
10 6 (11.54%) Technical Analysis
10 6 (11.54%) V-Model
11 5 (9.62%) Business Analysis
11 5 (9.62%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.77%) SQL
2 13 (25.00%) Java
3 7 (13.46%) Python
4 6 (11.54%) PowerShell
4 6 (11.54%) VBA
5 5 (9.62%) PHP
6 4 (7.69%) C#
6 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.77%) Scala
8 2 (3.85%) Perl
8 2 (3.85%) Ruby
9 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.92%) C
9 1 (1.92%) C++
9 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.92%) VB
9 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) ISTQB
2 9 (17.31%) ISEB
3 6 (11.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) SLA
3 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Docker
1 2 (3.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) HP
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) EMC
3 2 (3.85%) IBM
3 2 (3.85%) NetApp
3 2 (3.85%) Splunk
3 2 (3.85%) Veritas
3 2 (3.85%) VMware
4 1 (1.92%) Huawei
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.92%) SAP
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