The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxfordshire region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 69 74 53
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.10% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.14% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £463 - £265
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+17.46% +5.00%
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
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
614 711 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.85% 98.07% 97.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 512 287
Median daily rate £413 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 41 47
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £12.45 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £22.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Test Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
Oxford - 7 £463 - 2
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Python
1 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
1 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (60.00%) SpecFlow
1 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (50.00%) Ansible
2 5 (50.00%) Docker
2 5 (50.00%) Gradle
2 5 (50.00%) Microservices
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (50.00%) PaaS
2 5 (50.00%) Puppet
2 5 (50.00%) MSBuild
2 5 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (50.00%) QA
2 5 (50.00%) NUnit
2 5 (50.00%) Perforce
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Web Development
3 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (30.00%) Node.js
3 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (30.00%) Build Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) C#

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (60.00%) SpecFlow
2 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (50.00%) Gradle
2 5 (50.00%) MSBuild
2 5 (50.00%) NUnit
2 5 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (10.00%) Appium
4 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) JUnit
4 1 (10.00%) Maven
4 1 (10.00%) Protractor
4 1 (10.00%) Robotium
4 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (10.00%) Xcode
General
1 2 (20.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (30.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
1 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (50.00%) Microservices
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Build Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) API Testing
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
5 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Product Management
5 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Ansible
1 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Perforce
2 1 (10.00%) Talend