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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 611 624 579
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 24 5 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.009% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.010% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 20
Median daily rate £472 £333 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.80% -10.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £227 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £365 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+24.65% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £25.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.14%
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
47720 50270 48279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.77% 94.86% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31454 32537 29750
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1465 1888 1945
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.12 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +2.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -4 11 £531 +114.11% 7
South East +11 5 £400 +9.58% 2
East of England - 4 £485 - 1
South West +12 2 £450 -
North West - 2 £463 -
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Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 31 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (43.08%) Test Automation
3 27 (41.54%) QA
4 26 (40.00%) Selenium
5 25 (38.46%) Software Testing
6 23 (35.38%) TDD
7 21 (32.31%) Cucumber
8 19 (29.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 19 (29.23%) SQL
9 18 (27.69%) Java
9 18 (27.69%) Linux
9 18 (27.69%) ISTQB
10 17 (26.15%) BDD
11 16 (24.62%) JIRA
12 15 (23.08%) WebDriver
13 14 (21.54%) Automated Testing
13 14 (21.54%) Unix
13 14 (21.54%) ISEB
13 14 (21.54%) Exploratory Testing
14 12 (18.46%) Python
14 12 (18.46%) Scrum
14 12 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (16.92%) Waterfall
15 11 (16.92%) Jenkins
15 11 (16.92%) Regression Testing
15 11 (16.92%) Pair Programming
15 11 (16.92%) HP
15 11 (16.92%) Windows
16 10 (15.38%) E-Commerce
16 10 (15.38%) HP UFT

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 4 (6.15%) Jetty
2 1 (1.54%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.54%) CMS
2 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.54%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Office
2 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.38%) VLAN
2 3 (4.62%) VPN
2 3 (4.62%) ZigBee
3 2 (3.08%) Firewall
3 2 (3.08%) NAS
3 2 (3.08%) SAN
4 1 (1.54%) BGP
4 1 (1.54%) DOCSIS
4 1 (1.54%) HTTP
4 1 (1.54%) MPLS
4 1 (1.54%) OSPF
4 1 (1.54%) RIP
4 1 (1.54%) SNMP
4 1 (1.54%) SSH
4 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.54%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.69%) Data Mining
3 4 (6.15%) MySQL
3 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.08%) Big Data
4 2 (3.08%) HPCC
4 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.54%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 26 (40.00%) Selenium
2 21 (32.31%) Cucumber
3 16 (24.62%) JIRA
4 15 (23.08%) WebDriver
5 11 (16.92%) Jenkins
6 10 (15.38%) Appium
6 10 (15.38%) HP UFT
7 9 (13.85%) TeamCity
8 6 (9.23%) JUnit
8 6 (9.23%) Maven
9 5 (7.69%) Git (software)
9 5 (7.69%) TestNG
10 4 (6.15%) Ant
10 4 (6.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (6.15%) Robotium
10 4 (6.15%) SpecFlow
10 4 (6.15%) Xcode
11 3 (4.62%) JMeter
11 3 (4.62%) PHPUnit
11 3 (4.62%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (7.69%) Banking
1 5 (7.69%) Games
1 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.15%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Publishing
2 4 (6.15%) Retail
3 2 (3.08%) Online Betting
4 1 (1.54%) Advertising
4 1 (1.54%) Back Office
4 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.85%) Node.js
2 8 (12.31%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (10.77%) HTML
3 7 (10.77%) XML
4 5 (7.69%) HTML5
5 4 (6.15%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.62%) REST
6 3 (4.62%) XSD
7 2 (3.08%) .NET
7 2 (3.08%) Behat
7 2 (3.08%) JSON
7 2 (3.08%) Kafka
8 1 (1.54%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (1.54%) Apache Camel
8 1 (1.54%) Java RMI
8 1 (1.54%) JMS
8 1 (1.54%) RESTful
8 1 (1.54%) Silverlight
8 1 (1.54%) SOAP
8 1 (1.54%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Embedded Systems
1 6 (9.23%) Fixed Income
2 5 (7.69%) Smart Meter
3 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) IBM XIV
4 2 (3.08%) User Experience
5 1 (1.54%) BBC
5 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.54%) Derivative
5 1 (1.54%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.54%) IPTV
5 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.54%) MPEG
5 1 (1.54%) STB
5 1 (1.54%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.54%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.69%) Linux
2 14 (21.54%) Unix
3 11 (16.92%) Windows
4 8 (12.31%) Android
4 8 (12.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (43.08%) Test Automation
3 25 (38.46%) Software Testing
4 23 (35.38%) TDD
5 19 (29.23%) Continuous Improvement
6 17 (26.15%) BDD
7 14 (21.54%) Automated Testing
7 14 (21.54%) Exploratory Testing
8 12 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (18.46%) Scrum
9 11 (16.92%) Pair Programming
9 11 (16.92%) Regression Testing
9 11 (16.92%) Waterfall
10 10 (15.38%) Automation Testing
10 10 (15.38%) E-Commerce
10 10 (15.38%) Performance Testing
10 10 (15.38%) V-Model
11 8 (12.31%) Functional Testing
11 8 (12.31%) Test Scripting
12 7 (10.77%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.23%) SQL
2 18 (27.69%) Java
3 12 (18.46%) Python
4 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
5 6 (9.23%) VBA
6 5 (7.69%) C#
6 5 (7.69%) PHP
6 5 (7.69%) Ruby
7 4 (6.15%) Perl
8 2 (3.08%) Scala
9 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.54%) C
9 1 (1.54%) C++
9 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.54%) VB
9 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (27.69%) ISTQB
2 14 (21.54%) ISEB
3 10 (15.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 10 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 7 (10.77%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.15%) CCNA
5 4 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.15%) Degree
5 4 (6.15%) HND
5 4 (6.15%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (41.54%) QA
2 4 (6.15%) SDET
3 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Docker
1 2 (3.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) HP
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle
3 4 (6.15%) VMware
4 2 (3.08%) EMC
4 2 (3.08%) IBM
4 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.08%) NetApp
4 2 (3.08%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.08%) Veritas
5 1 (1.54%) Adobe
5 1 (1.54%) Apple
5 1 (1.54%) SAP
5 1 (1.54%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (1.54%) Tektronix
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