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 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 591 633 589
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 31 9 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.017% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.018% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 19
Median daily rate £475 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.13% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £413 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £25.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
- -34.19%
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
46983 50190 48389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.63% 95.01% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 30991 32588 30029
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1528 1916 1961
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -1 12 £531 +46.55% 7
North East - 6 £457 -
North West - 5 £388 - 3
East of England - 5 £485 - 1
South East +16 2 £370 +1.36% 2
Yorkshire - 1 £263 - 4
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Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 35 (53.03%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (51.52%) QA
3 31 (46.97%) Selenium
3 31 (46.97%) Test Automation
4 25 (37.88%) Cucumber
5 24 (36.36%) TDD
6 20 (30.30%) Java
7 19 (28.79%) Linux
8 18 (27.27%) Software Testing
8 18 (27.27%) Jenkins
8 18 (27.27%) WebDriver
9 17 (25.76%) JIRA
9 17 (25.76%) SQL
10 16 (24.24%) Automated Testing
10 16 (24.24%) BDD
10 16 (24.24%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (21.21%) Python
12 13 (19.70%) Unix
12 13 (19.70%) ISTQB
12 13 (19.70%) Automation Testing
13 12 (18.18%) Security Cleared
13 12 (18.18%) Test Scripting
13 12 (18.18%) Scrum
13 12 (18.18%) JavaScript
13 12 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
14 11 (16.67%) JUnit
14 11 (16.67%) Windows
14 11 (16.67%) Performance Testing
14 11 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (15.15%) E-Commerce

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 3 (4.55%) Jetty
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (3.03%) Confluence
3 1 (1.52%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.52%) CMS
3 1 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.52%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) IaaS
1 3 (4.55%) PaaS
1 3 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) VLAN
2 4 (6.06%) ZigBee
3 3 (4.55%) SNMP
4 2 (3.03%) VPN
5 1 (1.52%) BGP
5 1 (1.52%) DOCSIS
5 1 (1.52%) Firewall
5 1 (1.52%) HTTP
5 1 (1.52%) MPLS
5 1 (1.52%) NAS
5 1 (1.52%) OSPF
5 1 (1.52%) RIP
5 1 (1.52%) SAN
5 1 (1.52%) SSH
5 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.52%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.06%) Data Mining
2 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (3.03%) Big Data
4 2 (3.03%) HPCC
4 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.52%) MySQL
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.52%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 31 (46.97%) Selenium
2 25 (37.88%) Cucumber
3 18 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 18 (27.27%) WebDriver
4 17 (25.76%) JIRA
5 11 (16.67%) JUnit
6 10 (15.15%) HP UFT
7 9 (13.64%) Appium
8 8 (12.12%) TeamCity
9 7 (10.61%) Maven
10 6 (9.09%) TestNG
11 5 (7.58%) Ant
11 5 (7.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (7.58%) Git (software)
11 5 (7.58%) JMeter
11 5 (7.58%) SpecFlow
12 4 (6.06%) JBehave
12 4 (6.06%) LoadRunner
12 4 (6.06%) RSpec
12 4 (6.06%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (10.61%) Games
2 4 (6.06%) Publishing
2 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.55%) Banking
3 3 (4.55%) Retail
4 2 (3.03%) Finance
5 1 (1.52%) Advertising
5 1 (1.52%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) Node.js
1 8 (12.12%) XML
2 7 (10.61%) HTML
3 6 (9.09%) JSON
3 6 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (7.58%) .NET
4 5 (7.58%) HTML5
5 3 (4.55%) AngularJS
5 3 (4.55%) Kafka
5 3 (4.55%) REST
5 3 (4.55%) XSD
6 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.52%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.52%) Apache Camel
6 1 (1.52%) Java RMI
6 1 (1.52%) JMS
6 1 (1.52%) RESTful
6 1 (1.52%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.52%) SOAP
6 1 (1.52%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (7.58%) Smart Meter
3 4 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.06%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.03%) PKI
4 2 (3.03%) Replication
4 2 (3.03%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) BBC
5 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.52%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.52%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.52%) IPTV
5 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.52%) MPEG
5 1 (1.52%) STB
5 1 (1.52%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.52%) User Experience
5 1 (1.52%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.79%) Linux
2 13 (19.70%) Unix
3 11 (16.67%) Windows
4 4 (6.06%) Android
4 4 (6.06%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.03%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (46.97%) Test Automation
3 24 (36.36%) TDD
4 18 (27.27%) Software Testing
5 16 (24.24%) Automated Testing
5 16 (24.24%) BDD
5 16 (24.24%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (19.70%) Automation Testing
7 12 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
7 12 (18.18%) Scrum
7 12 (18.18%) Test Scripting
8 11 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (16.67%) Performance Testing
9 10 (15.15%) E-Commerce
10 9 (13.64%) Pair Programming
10 9 (13.64%) Waterfall
11 8 (12.12%) Regression Testing
11 8 (12.12%) V-Model
12 7 (10.61%) Defect Management
13 6 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.30%) Java
2 17 (25.76%) SQL
3 14 (21.21%) Python
4 12 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 9 (13.64%) Ruby
6 8 (12.12%) C#
6 8 (12.12%) Perl
7 7 (10.61%) Scala
8 5 (7.58%) Shell Script
9 4 (6.06%) C
9 4 (6.06%) PowerShell
9 4 (6.06%) VBA
10 3 (4.55%) PHP
11 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.52%) C++
11 1 (1.52%) VB
11 1 (1.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (19.70%) ISTQB
2 12 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 10 (15.15%) ISEB
4 8 (12.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 7 (10.61%) SC Cleared
6 4 (6.06%) CCNA
6 4 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (6.06%) Degree
6 4 (6.06%) HND
6 4 (6.06%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (51.52%) QA
2 5 (7.58%) SDET
3 4 (6.06%) WCAG
4 1 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Docker
1 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) HP
2 7 (10.61%) Oracle
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.55%) VMware
5 2 (3.03%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.52%) Adobe
6 1 (1.52%) Apple
6 1 (1.52%) EMC
6 1 (1.52%) IBM
6 1 (1.52%) NetApp
6 1 (1.52%) SAP
6 1 (1.52%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (1.52%) Tektronix
6 1 (1.52%) Veritas
Blackpool, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £400 per year
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