The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hampshire 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 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Test Engineer
South East / Hampshire
Rank - - 125
Contract jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire - - 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £284 £275
% change year-on-year
+23.34% +3.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.06%

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
1642 1825 1976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.56% 94.81% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1027 1175 1089
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 81 113
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

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 Skill Set
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Hampshire region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 2 (100.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA