The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leicester region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank - 29 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester - 1.90% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £335 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-21.25% +21.21%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicester 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
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104 153 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 96.30% 96.84% 92.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 61 91
Median daily rate £345 £328 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.34% -3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 4
Median hourly rate £21.50 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.38% -3.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Leicester region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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:

Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle