The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Middlesex region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank - 26 22
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - 0.62% 2.30%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.66% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £400 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £26.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-13.12% +40.35%
Test Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex 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
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
133 152 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 94.33% 94.41% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 88 128
Median daily rate £380 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 4 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 Middlesex region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) TestNG
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) PaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Docker
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) TestNG
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat