The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Kent region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.41% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £329 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.78% +5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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 Kent 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
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
239 273 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 98.35% 96.47% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 167 173
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £213 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 15
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.58% +46.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £37.50 £35.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 Kent region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
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