The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk 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 18 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 Norfolk 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank - 35 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk - 0.50% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £318 £293
% change year-on-year
-0.78% +8.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.69%
Job Titles Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
154 188 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 93.90% 93.53% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 91 109
Average daily rate £275 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 44 15
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.20 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -29.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.63 £15.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £39.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Test Engineer
East of England

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

Test Engineer
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) WatiN
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WatiN
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA