The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Software Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 400 423 414
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 20 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.093% 0.018% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.019% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 6
Median daily rate £394 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £339 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £446 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £303 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.39% -13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +40.35%
Software Test Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20325 21355 22289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.64% 95.03% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14522 15109 16067
Median daily rate £475 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £288 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 340 442
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Software Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Software Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Software Test Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Software Test Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Software Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Software Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Software Test Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 2 £394 -
Software Test Engineer
England

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, Software 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 London region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (64.29%) BDD
2 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (57.14%) Java
3 16 (57.14%) Cucumber
4 15 (53.57%) Selenium
5 13 (46.43%) TDD
6 10 (35.71%) Software Engineering
6 10 (35.71%) SDET
7 8 (28.57%) QA
7 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 7 (25.00%) C#
8 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 7 (25.00%) Pair Programming
8 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
9 6 (21.43%) DevOps
9 6 (21.43%) RESTful
9 6 (21.43%) Web Services
10 5 (17.86%) JSON
10 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
10 5 (17.86%) WebDriver
10 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (17.86%) Gherkin
11 4 (14.29%) Kafka
11 4 (14.29%) MQTT
11 4 (14.29%) Microservices
11 4 (14.29%) Manual Testing
11 4 (14.29%) TeamCity
11 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
11 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
11 4 (14.29%) RabbitMQ

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 3 (10.71%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) MQTT
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 16 (57.14%) Cucumber
2 15 (53.57%) Selenium
3 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (17.86%) WebDriver
5 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 4 (14.29%) JIRA
5 4 (14.29%) TeamCity
6 3 (10.71%) Android Studio
6 3 (10.71%) Ant
6 3 (10.71%) Appium
6 3 (10.71%) Calabash
6 3 (10.71%) Concordion
6 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
6 3 (10.71%) GitLab
6 3 (10.71%) Maven
6 3 (10.71%) SoapUI
6 3 (10.71%) SonarQube
6 3 (10.71%) SpecFlow
6 3 (10.71%) Xcode
7 2 (7.14%) IntelliJ
General
1 4 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Advertising
4 1 (3.57%) Automotive
4 1 (3.57%) Electronics
4 1 (3.57%) Games
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) RESTful
1 6 (21.43%) Web Services
2 5 (17.86%) Gherkin
2 5 (17.86%) JSON
3 4 (14.29%) .NET
3 4 (14.29%) Kafka
3 4 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (14.29%) SOAP
4 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
4 3 (10.71%) CSS
4 3 (10.71%) Guice
4 3 (10.71%) HTML
4 3 (10.71%) Node.js
4 3 (10.71%) REST
4 3 (10.71%) XML
5 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 2 (7.14%) HTML5
5 2 (7.14%) jQuery
5 2 (7.14%) XHTML
6 1 (3.57%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
1 1 (3.57%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Android
1 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) BDD
2 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (46.43%) TDD
4 10 (35.71%) Software Engineering
5 7 (25.00%) Pair Programming
5 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (21.43%) DevOps
7 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
8 4 (14.29%) Automated Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Manual Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Microservices
8 4 (14.29%) Scrum
8 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
9 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
9 3 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (10.71%) Refactoring
10 2 (7.14%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) Java
2 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (14.29%) C++
5 3 (10.71%) AspectJ
5 3 (10.71%) Groovy
5 3 (10.71%) Ruby
6 2 (7.14%) Apple Swift
6 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 2 (7.14%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) SDET
2 8 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Google
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