The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 79 63 56
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 3 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.26% 0.13% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.14% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 10
Average daily rate £256 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.15% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £325 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £325 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £318 £293
% change year-on-year
-0.78% +8.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.69%
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1096 726 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 93.44% 94.90% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 372 462
Average daily rate £350 £314 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.46% -3.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 32 42
Average hourly rate £16.50 £11.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.47% -11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.70 £40.00 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Test Engineer
West Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited 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 Test Engineer in their job title.

1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Video on Demand
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (25.00%) Scala
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) IPTV
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) CSS

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited 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 Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Video on Demand
2 1 (25.00%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Scala
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £220.00 - £250.00 per day
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