The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Test Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank - 121 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire - 0.14% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £271 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-16.53% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £36.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+15.06% +143.33%
Software Test Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1806 1917 1650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.95% 91.85% 93.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1166 1054 887
Average daily rate £385 £368 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 124 97
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.72 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% -25.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Test Engineer in the job title across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Software Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Software Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Software Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Software Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Software Test Engineer
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Software 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 Software Test Engineer in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Physics
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) TortoiseSVN
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) RAD
1 1 (50.00%) Embarcadero
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) LabVIEW
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Software 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 Software Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) LabVIEW
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) TortoiseSVN
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) RAD
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Embarcadero