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 26 March 2015 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 539 529 506
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 29 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.042% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.045% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 7
Average daily rate
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£335 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £272 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £400 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
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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
45223 44184 38331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.46% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27836 26935 22544
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1797 1892 2027
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%

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 26 March 2015.

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 26 March 2015. 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 +2 10 £335 -4.28% 4
South West -3 8 £314 -
North West - 4 - -
East of England +5 3 - -
South East -15 1 £400 +3.22% 2
Yorkshire - 1 £500 - 2
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Senior Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 26 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.65%) Selenium
3 12 (24.49%) Test Scripting
4 10 (20.41%) Scrum
5 9 (18.37%) ISEB
5 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
5 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
5 9 (18.37%) Test Automation
6 8 (16.33%) QA
7 7 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 7 (14.29%) HTML
7 7 (14.29%) Java
7 7 (14.29%) C#
7 7 (14.29%) SQL
7 7 (14.29%) WebDriver
7 7 (14.29%) Cucumber
7 7 (14.29%) Mobile App
8 6 (12.24%) Manual Testing
8 6 (12.24%) Risk Management
9 5 (10.20%) HP
9 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
9 5 (10.20%) V-Model
9 5 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (10.20%) Waterfall
9 5 (10.20%) BDD
10 4 (8.16%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (8.16%) LTE
10 4 (8.16%) Kanban
10 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
10 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration

Senior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 (4.08%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Project
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) LTE
2 2 (4.08%) LDAP
2 2 (4.08%) UMTS
2 2 (4.08%) HTTP
2 2 (4.08%) Internet
2 2 (4.08%) 3G
2 2 (4.08%) SS7
2 2 (4.08%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.04%) ATM
3 1 (2.04%) GPRS
3 1 (2.04%) GSM
3 1 (2.04%) SMS
3 1 (2.04%) 3GPP
3 1 (2.04%) DVB
3 1 (2.04%) WLAN
3 1 (2.04%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (32.65%) Selenium
2 7 (14.29%) WebDriver
2 7 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 5 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (8.16%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
4 4 (8.16%) JIRA
5 3 (6.12%) Hudson
5 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.08%) SoapUI
6 2 (4.08%) MSTest
6 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.08%) JUnit
7 1 (2.04%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.04%) JMeter
7 1 (2.04%) LabVIEW
7 1 (2.04%) Rational Robot
7 1 (2.04%) RequisitePro
7 1 (2.04%) TestNG
7 1 (2.04%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.12%) Electronics
3 1 (2.04%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Automotive
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Games
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.04%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) HTML
2 4 (8.16%) .NET
2 4 (8.16%) XML
3 2 (4.08%) CSS
4 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.04%) SyncML
4 1 (2.04%) SOAP
4 1 (2.04%) Web Services
4 1 (2.04%) J2EE
4 1 (2.04%) WAP
4 1 (2.04%) HTML5
4 1 (2.04%) RESTful
4 1 (2.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.12%) IPTV
2 3 (6.12%) Digital Media
3 2 (4.08%) Social Media
3 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.08%) Streaming Media
4 1 (2.04%) Online Games
4 1 (2.04%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.04%) STB
4 1 (2.04%) MPEG
4 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.04%) DTV
4 1 (2.04%) W3C
4 1 (2.04%) iDTV
4 1 (2.04%) Video on Demand
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.08%) Android
2 2 (4.08%) UNIX
2 2 (4.08%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) bada
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.49%) Test Scripting
3 10 (20.41%) Scrum
4 9 (18.37%) Test Automation
5 7 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 6 (12.24%) Manual Testing
6 6 (12.24%) Risk Management
7 5 (10.20%) V-Model
7 5 (10.20%) Waterfall
7 5 (10.20%) BDD
8 4 (8.16%) Kanban
8 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.16%) Validation
8 4 (8.16%) TDD
8 4 (8.16%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Load Testing
9 3 (6.12%) ETL
9 3 (6.12%) Web Testing
9 3 (6.12%) ETRM
9 3 (6.12%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) Java
1 7 (14.29%) C#
1 7 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.12%) VB
3 3 (6.12%) Python
4 2 (4.08%) Erlang
4 2 (4.08%) C
4 2 (4.08%) C++
5 1 (2.04%) Ruby
5 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) ISEB
2 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) Degree
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.04%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) NDS
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.04%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) HP
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle
4 2 (4.08%) ForgeRock
4 2 (4.08%) Perforce
5 1 (2.04%) Agilent
5 1 (2.04%) Juniper
5 1 (2.04%) Symbian
5 1 (2.04%) Nokia
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco
5 1 (2.04%) IBM
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