The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Newport region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 30 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 1.29% - 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% - 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £360 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +40.35%
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
149 73 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 96.13% 87.95% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 47 63
Median daily rate £475 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 3
Median hourly rate £46.00 £10.75 £13.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+327.90% -18.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £10.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £10.75 £18.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

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

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 Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 8 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 Newport region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Publishing
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) API Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Newport 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (50.00%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) API Testing
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) User Stories
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA