The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Test Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 544 560 568
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 25 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.023% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.024% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 9
Average daily rate
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£373 £343 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.83% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £299 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £520 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £323 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
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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
47435 44898 50240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.27% 92.83% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 29529 27410 28827
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1886 1936 2450
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Senior Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 15 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +8 8 £371 -19.89% 2
South West -25 7 £375 - 2
South East -19 4 £275 -15.38% 2
North West - 3 £313 - 1
East of England - 3 £263 - 2
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
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Senior Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Engineer in their job title.

1 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (32.56%) Java
3 13 (30.23%) Selenium
4 12 (27.91%) Scrum
5 11 (25.58%) BDD
6 10 (23.26%) Test Planning
6 10 (23.26%) Telecoms
6 10 (23.26%) TDD
7 9 (20.93%) SQL
7 9 (20.93%) Linux
8 8 (18.60%) UMTS
8 8 (18.60%) Test Scripting
9 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
9 7 (16.28%) Test Automation
9 7 (16.28%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (16.28%) ATDD
9 7 (16.28%) GSM
9 7 (16.28%) QA
10 6 (13.95%) UNIX
10 6 (13.95%) Windows
10 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
10 6 (13.95%) XML
10 6 (13.95%) Cucumber
10 6 (13.95%) WebDriver
11 5 (11.63%) LTE
11 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
11 5 (11.63%) Android
11 5 (11.63%) Agile Testing
11 5 (11.63%) Mobile App
11 5 (11.63%) PHP

Senior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.33%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) UMTS
2 7 (16.28%) GSM
3 5 (11.63%) LTE
4 4 (9.30%) 4G
4 4 (9.30%) GPRS
5 3 (6.98%) WCDMA
5 3 (6.98%) DVB
5 3 (6.98%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (6.98%) Wireshark
6 2 (4.65%) Internet
6 2 (4.65%) 3G
6 2 (4.65%) 3GPP
7 1 (2.33%) LDAP
7 1 (2.33%) DHCP
7 1 (2.33%) HTTP
7 1 (2.33%) SSL
7 1 (2.33%) IPv6
7 1 (2.33%) UTRAN
7 1 (2.33%) WLAN
7 1 (2.33%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) MySQL
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Selenium
2 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
3 6 (13.95%) Cucumber
3 6 (13.95%) WebDriver
4 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (6.98%) JUnit
5 3 (6.98%) Capybara
5 3 (6.98%) Calabash
6 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.65%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.65%) JMeter
6 2 (4.65%) LabVIEW
6 2 (4.65%) Maven
7 1 (2.33%) Checkstyle
7 1 (2.33%) JIRA
7 1 (2.33%) Subversion
7 1 (2.33%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (2.33%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.33%) ClearCase
7 1 (2.33%) JBehave
General
1 10 (23.26%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.30%) Electronics
2 4 (9.30%) Games
2 4 (9.30%) Billing
3 3 (6.98%) Publishing
4 2 (4.65%) Finance
5 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.33%) Military
5 1 (2.33%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) XML
2 4 (9.30%) HTML
2 4 (9.30%) Web Services
3 3 (6.98%) RESTful
3 3 (6.98%) Spring
3 3 (6.98%) JSON
3 3 (6.98%) REST
4 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.65%) Spring Security
4 2 (4.65%) XACML
4 2 (4.65%) OpenID
4 2 (4.65%) OAuth
4 2 (4.65%) CSS
4 2 (4.65%) WAP
4 2 (4.65%) SAML
5 1 (2.33%) SyncML
5 1 (2.33%) XSL
5 1 (2.33%) XSLT
5 1 (2.33%) SOAP
5 1 (2.33%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Mobile App
2 4 (9.30%) Open Source
3 3 (6.98%) MPEG
3 3 (6.98%) STB
4 2 (4.65%) IPTV
4 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.33%) Streaming Video
5 1 (2.33%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.33%) DTV
5 1 (2.33%) User Experience
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Linux
2 6 (13.95%) UNIX
2 6 (13.95%) Windows
3 5 (11.63%) Android
4 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.33%) bada
5 1 (2.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) Scrum
3 11 (25.58%) BDD
4 10 (23.26%) Test Planning
4 10 (23.26%) TDD
5 8 (18.60%) Test Scripting
6 7 (16.28%) Test Automation
6 7 (16.28%) ATDD
7 5 (11.63%) Agile Testing
7 5 (11.63%) Validation
8 4 (9.30%) Risk Management
8 4 (9.30%) Automated Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
8 4 (9.30%) Software Testing
8 4 (9.30%) OOP
8 4 (9.30%) OO
8 4 (9.30%) V-Model
8 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.98%) Test Strategy
9 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) Java
2 9 (20.93%) SQL
3 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.63%) PHP
5 4 (9.30%) Ruby
6 3 (6.98%) Objective-C
6 3 (6.98%) Groovy
7 2 (4.65%) C++
8 1 (2.33%) C
8 1 (2.33%) Perl
8 1 (2.33%) VB
8 1 (2.33%) Python
8 1 (2.33%) XQuery
8 1 (2.33%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) ISEB
1 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) HND
3 2 (4.65%) Degree
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.33%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle
1 3 (6.98%) HP
1 3 (6.98%) SOASTA, Inc
2 2 (4.65%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (4.65%) Anite
2 2 (4.65%) Agilent
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) JBoss
3 1 (2.33%) Symbian
3 1 (2.33%) Intel
3 1 (2.33%) Nokia
3 1 (2.33%) Siemens
3 1 (2.33%) Mercator
3 1 (2.33%) Zend
3 1 (2.33%) VMware
3 1 (2.33%) Huawei
3 1 (2.33%) Akamai
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