The first table below looks at the demand for the Hardware Test Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 24 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 London 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hardware Test Engineer
Rank 392 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Hardware Test Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £180 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21611 20076 25837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 92.78% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15036 13591 16634
Average daily rate £425 £448 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% +0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 407 578
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.85 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Hardware Test Engineer
England

Hardware Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Hardware Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Hardware Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Hardware Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Hardware Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hardware Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Hardware Test Engineer
Top 25 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Hardware 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 Hardware Test Engineer in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) STB
1 7 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
2 6 (85.71%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 6 (85.71%) ISEB
3 5 (71.43%) PRINCE
3 5 (71.43%) MS Project
3 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
3 5 (71.43%) Project Management
3 5 (71.43%) ISEB Practitioner
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Degree
3 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) JIRA
6 1 (14.29%) Electronics
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) Windows
6 1 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) MySQL
6 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing

Hardware Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Hardware 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 Hardware Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 5 (71.43%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Project Management
3 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
3 5 (71.43%) PRINCE
3 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) ISEB
2 5 (71.43%) ISEB Practitioner
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft