The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Test Development Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Development Engineer
UK / England
Rank 569 596 583
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Test Development Engineer 11 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.004% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.004% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Median daily rate £425 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £550 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £37.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50

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
39818 44786 44510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.68% 95.09% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26184 29231 27803
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £589 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1392 1510 1751
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Test Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Test Development Engineer in the job title.

Test Development Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Test Development Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Development Engineer across the England region.

Test Development Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Test Development Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Development Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Test Development Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Test Development Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Development Engineer across the England region.

Test Development Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Test Development 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 Test Development Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 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 +24 7 £450 -18.18% 2
East Midlands - 2 - -
South East - 1 £163 -
East of England - 1 £388 - 6
Test Development Engineer
UK

Test Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, Test Development 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 Test Development Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (80.77%) BDD
2 20 (76.92%) Java
3 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (50.00%) Selenium
4 13 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 13 (50.00%) SDET
5 10 (38.46%) TDD
5 10 (38.46%) Pair Programming
6 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
7 8 (30.77%) C#
8 7 (26.92%) Web Services
8 7 (26.92%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
8 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
9 6 (23.08%) Test Strategy
9 6 (23.08%) WebDriver
9 6 (23.08%) SOAP
9 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
9 6 (23.08%) Refactoring
10 5 (19.23%) Maven
10 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
10 5 (19.23%) TeamCity
10 5 (19.23%) Ant
10 5 (19.23%) Retail
10 5 (19.23%) RESTful
10 5 (19.23%) SoapUI
10 5 (19.23%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (15.38%) Kafka
11 4 (15.38%) GitHub
11 4 (15.38%) DevOps

Test Development 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 (11.54%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) GitHub
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) MQTT
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 13 (50.00%) Selenium
2 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
3 6 (23.08%) WebDriver
4 5 (19.23%) Ant
4 5 (19.23%) Maven
4 5 (19.23%) SoapUI
4 5 (19.23%) TeamCity
5 4 (15.38%) GitLab
6 3 (11.54%) Concordion
6 3 (11.54%) JIRA
6 3 (11.54%) SonarQube
7 2 (7.69%) SpecFlow
7 2 (7.69%) TestNG
7 2 (7.69%) Vagrant
8 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
8 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
8 1 (3.85%) JBehave
8 1 (3.85%) Mockito
8 1 (3.85%) Moq
General
1 5 (19.23%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) Advertising
2 2 (7.69%) Games
3 1 (3.85%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) Web Services
2 6 (23.08%) SOAP
3 5 (19.23%) RESTful
4 4 (15.38%) Gherkin
4 4 (15.38%) Kafka
4 4 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (11.54%) CSS
5 3 (11.54%) Guice
5 3 (11.54%) HTML
5 3 (11.54%) Unreal Engine
6 2 (7.69%) JSON
6 2 (7.69%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 2 (7.69%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (3.85%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.85%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) BDD
2 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) Pair Programming
3 10 (38.46%) TDD
4 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
6 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
6 6 (23.08%) Refactoring
6 6 (23.08%) Test Strategy
7 5 (19.23%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
8 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (15.38%) DevOps
8 4 (15.38%) Functional Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Microservices
8 4 (15.38%) Scrum
9 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
9 3 (11.54%) OO
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) C#
3 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.54%) AspectJ
4 3 (11.54%) C++
4 3 (11.54%) Groovy
5 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.85%) ES6
6 1 (3.85%) Perl
6 1 (3.85%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (50.00%) SDET
2 4 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Puppet
2 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Google
1 3 (11.54%) IBM
2 1 (3.85%) Avaya