The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Peterborough 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 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 16 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.90% - 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% - 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £350 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
+15.47% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+22.95% +1.66%
Test Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Peterborough 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
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101 109 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 96.19% 98.20% 97.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 53 66
Median daily rate £350 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 23
Median hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -42.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £23.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 30 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 Peterborough region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby
1 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (60.00%) Capybara
1 3 (60.00%) WATIR
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) LabVIEW
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) JTAG

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Capybara
1 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (60.00%) WATIR
2 1 (20.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) JTAG
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
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