The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Fife region that had Software 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
Software Test Engineer
Rank 8 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 6.90% 1.69% -
As % of the Job Titles category 6.90% 1.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £163 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.68 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £31.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +5.00%
Software Test Engineer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Fife 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
Fife
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
29 57 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 100.00% 96.61% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 5
Median daily rate £275 £321 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.33% -8.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Median hourly rate £14.85 £34.80 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.32% +209.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £34.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £40.38 £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

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

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Software Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Fife

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

Software Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Fife

Software Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

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

Software Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

Software Test Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer within the Fife 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
Dunfermline +6 1 - -
Software Test Engineer
Scotland

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Software 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 Fife region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Robot Framework
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) EMV
2 3 (75.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Fife 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Robot Framework
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft