The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 77 87 87
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 16 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.38% 1.08% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.16% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 1
Median daily rate £325 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-13.12% +40.35%
Test Engineer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1100 1470 1105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.07% 93.69% 93.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 715 974 728
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 46 35
Median hourly rate £14.57 £15.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £10.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Test Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Leeds region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (85.71%) Selenium
2 17 (60.71%) Cucumber
3 16 (57.14%) Java
4 15 (53.57%) QA
4 15 (53.57%) TDD
4 15 (53.57%) Test Automation
5 14 (50.00%) Test Scripting
6 12 (42.86%) Automated Testing
7 11 (39.29%) Scrum
7 11 (39.29%) WebDriver
7 11 (39.29%) Automation Testing
8 10 (35.71%) Scala
8 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
9 9 (32.14%) Defect Tracking
10 8 (28.57%) User Stories
10 8 (28.57%) BDD
11 7 (25.00%) RSpec
11 7 (25.00%) Web Testing
11 7 (25.00%) JUnit
11 7 (25.00%) Security Testing
11 7 (25.00%) JSON
12 6 (21.43%) JIRA
12 6 (21.43%) Kanban
12 6 (21.43%) Manual Testing
12 6 (21.43%) Gherkin
13 5 (17.86%) SDLC
13 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
13 5 (17.86%) SoapUI
13 5 (17.86%) WCAG

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 1 (3.57%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (3.57%) Temenos T24
1 1 (3.57%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (7.14%) DB2
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (85.71%) Selenium
2 17 (60.71%) Cucumber
3 11 (39.29%) WebDriver
4 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
5 7 (25.00%) JUnit
5 7 (25.00%) RSpec
6 6 (21.43%) JIRA
7 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
7 5 (17.86%) SoapUI
8 3 (10.71%) JMeter
8 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
9 2 (7.14%) Appium
9 2 (7.14%) FitNesse
9 2 (7.14%) Hudson
9 2 (7.14%) Robot Framework
9 2 (7.14%) Subversion
9 2 (7.14%) Zephyr
10 1 (3.57%) Gatling
10 1 (3.57%) JIRA Agile
10 1 (3.57%) VersionOne
General
1 5 (17.86%) Games
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) JSON
2 6 (21.43%) Gherkin
3 3 (10.71%) .NET
3 3 (10.71%) REST
3 3 (10.71%) XML
4 2 (7.14%) HTML
4 2 (7.14%) SOAP
5 1 (3.57%) CSS
5 1 (3.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
3 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) TDD
2 15 (53.57%) Test Automation
3 14 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 12 (42.86%) Automated Testing
5 11 (39.29%) Automation Testing
5 11 (39.29%) Scrum
6 9 (32.14%) Defect Tracking
7 8 (28.57%) BDD
7 8 (28.57%) User Stories
8 7 (25.00%) Security Testing
8 7 (25.00%) Web Testing
9 6 (21.43%) Kanban
9 6 (21.43%) Manual Testing
10 5 (17.86%) Integration Testing
10 5 (17.86%) Performance Testing
10 5 (17.86%) SDLC
10 5 (17.86%) Usability Testing
11 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (10.71%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) Scala
3 5 (17.86%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) C++
4 2 (7.14%) XPath
4 2 (7.14%) XQuery
5 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) ISEB
1 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (53.57%) QA
2 5 (17.86%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (3.57%) Calypso
3 1 (3.57%) Guidewire
3 1 (3.57%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) Temenos
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