The table below looks at the statistics for the Hardware Test Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hardware Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hardware Test Engineer
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Contract jobs requiring a Hardware Test Engineer 0 0 0
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Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
360 219 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 83.72% 93.59% 95.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 91 226
Average daily rate £350 £300 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -15.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 24
Average hourly rate £22.00 £14.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.72% -35.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.73 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.80 £25.34 £40.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%