The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 31 July 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 Northamptonshire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank - 36 39
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - 0.77% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.83% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £238
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -12.85%
Job Titles Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
346 241 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 97.74% 92.69% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 130 235
Average daily rate £400 £422 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% +5.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 15
Average hourly rate £12.25 £30.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.16% +122.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £16.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £35.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Test Engineer
East Midlands

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Test Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton - - - - 2
Test Engineer
East Midlands
Northampton, Northamptonshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £0 to £240 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Rate: £230 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday