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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 579 571 565
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 17 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.047% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.049% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 6
Average daily rate £368 £325 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% +6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £310 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £386 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £338 £288
% change year-on-year
-18.51% +17.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
Senior Test Engineer
UK

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
44626 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29076 28059 25830
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1591 1795 1920
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 6 £446 +41.66% 6
South West +5 4 - - 2
East Midlands -12 3 £335 -0.74%
South East - 3 £275 - 2
Yorkshire -21 1 - - 3
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Senior Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) Test Automation
3 7 (26.92%) Selenium
4 6 (23.08%) BDD
5 5 (19.23%) Cucumber
5 5 (19.23%) Mobile App
5 5 (19.23%) QA
5 5 (19.23%) JIRA
5 5 (19.23%) Java
6 4 (15.38%) Scrum
6 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 4 (15.38%) Ruby
6 4 (15.38%) TDD
6 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
7 3 (11.54%) WebDriver
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.54%) HSPA
7 3 (11.54%) LTE
7 3 (11.54%) NFC
7 3 (11.54%) C#
7 3 (11.54%) Linux
7 3 (11.54%) GPRS
7 3 (11.54%) GSM
7 3 (11.54%) 3GPP
7 3 (11.54%) WCDMA
7 3 (11.54%) HTTP
7 3 (11.54%) CA
7 3 (11.54%) Benchmarking
7 3 (11.54%) Appium

Senior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (7.69%) Jetty
1 2 (7.69%) Node.js
1 2 (7.69%) WordPress
2 1 (3.85%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) 3GPP
1 3 (11.54%) GPRS
1 3 (11.54%) GSM
1 3 (11.54%) HSPA
1 3 (11.54%) HTTP
1 3 (11.54%) LTE
1 3 (11.54%) NFC
1 3 (11.54%) VoLTE
1 3 (11.54%) VoWiFi
1 3 (11.54%) WCDMA
2 2 (7.69%) DAB
2 2 (7.69%) Internet
2 2 (7.69%) MQTT
2 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (7.69%) Wireshark
3 1 (3.85%) 3G
3 1 (3.85%) 4G
3 1 (3.85%) PSTN
3 1 (3.85%) SMS
3 1 (3.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Selenium
2 5 (19.23%) Cucumber
2 5 (19.23%) JIRA
3 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
4 3 (11.54%) Appium
4 3 (11.54%) WebDriver
5 2 (7.69%) Calabash
5 2 (7.69%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
6 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.69%) Billing
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
2 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
1 2 (7.69%) Kafka
1 2 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) .NET Compact Framework
2 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) JSON
2 1 (3.85%) REST
2 1 (3.85%) RESTful
2 1 (3.85%) SOAP
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Handset
3 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.85%) Kindle
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Android
2 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) Test Automation
3 6 (23.08%) BDD
4 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Scrum
4 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 4 (15.38%) TDD
5 3 (11.54%) Benchmarking
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.69%) High Availability
6 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Kanban
6 2 (7.69%) Manual Testing
6 2 (7.69%) OO
6 2 (7.69%) Pair Programming
6 2 (7.69%) Refactoring
6 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Test Management
6 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) Ruby
3 3 (11.54%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) Scala
4 2 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) ISEB
1 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Iperf
2 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) CA
2 2 (7.69%) Splunk
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Huawei
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
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