The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 1.89% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £270 £275
% change year-on-year
+29.62% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £34.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-16.17% +1.49%
Test Engineer
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Newport 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
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100 71 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 94.34% 91.03% 98.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 30 35
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Newport

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

Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Newport

Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

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

Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

Test Engineer
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newport region that cited 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 Test Engineer in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newport region that cited 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 Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB