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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Development Engineer
Rank 625 609 584
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Test Development Engineer 6 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.002% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.002% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £525 £330 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -22.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 - £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
Test Development 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
48408 48020 46900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.98% 94.73% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 31915 29666 29143
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1365 1919 1953
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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
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 4 May 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
South West - 4 - -
London -8 2 £525 +59.09%
Test Development Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) Selenium
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) C
2 3 (37.50%) ASTM
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Aerospace
2 3 (37.50%) Automotive
2 3 (37.50%) DO-160
2 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
2 3 (37.50%) SDET
3 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation

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 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
3 1 (12.50%) Jasmine
3 1 (12.50%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Aerospace
1 3 (37.50%) Automotive
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) ASTM
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) BDD
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) C
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) DO-160
1 3 (37.50%) SDET
2 2 (25.00%) QA