The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Senior Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 147 - 139
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% - 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% - 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Median daily rate £375 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -13.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.79 - £37.50
Senior 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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2958 3920 3096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.17% 94.16% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1951 2344 1826
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 189 183
Median hourly rate £19.66 £17.77 £15.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £35.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Senior Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Senior Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Senior Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Senior Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Senior Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Senior Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Senior Test Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 11 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
Lancashire - 7 £375 - 1
Manchester - 1 - - 4
Senior Test Engineer
England

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, Senior 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 North West region featuring Senior Test Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (70.00%) Java
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (70.00%) Test Strategy
2 6 (60.00%) SaaS
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) Perl
2 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (60.00%) IaaS
2 6 (60.00%) Virtual Team
3 5 (50.00%) Open Source
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (50.00%) Change Management
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) PaaS
3 5 (50.00%) High Availability
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (50.00%) QA
3 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Ruby
4 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) C
4 4 (40.00%) C#

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) IaaS
1 6 (60.00%) SaaS
2 5 (50.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (10.00%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) JUnit
2 2 (20.00%) Maven
2 2 (20.00%) TestNG
3 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) General Ledger
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) CESG
2 1 (10.00%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Test Strategy
2 6 (60.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) Change Management
3 5 (50.00%) High Availability
3 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Open Source
3 5 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Data Management
5 3 (30.00%) ERP
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) Cash Management
6 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (10.00%) Build Automation
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) Perl
2 6 (60.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (40.00%) C
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) ISEB
3 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (10.00%) CISSP
4 1 (10.00%) CLAS
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft