The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Northern Ireland region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +3.33%
Test Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland 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
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97 85 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 91.51% 95.51% 90.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 45 45
Median daily rate £386 £200 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.12% -42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £110 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Median hourly rate £17.00 £32.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.87% +106.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £32.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £32.00 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Northern Ireland region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (100.00%) LabVIEW
1 1 (100.00%) LabWindows
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) LabVIEW
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared