The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Test Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 66 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £328 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.45% -2.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- +80.76%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
743 837 829
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.72% 90.78% 92.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 372 361
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £262 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 28 41
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.25 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £22.05 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Senior Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Senior Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Senior Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Senior Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Senior Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Senior Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Test Engineer in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) STB
2 1 (33.33%) SSH
2 1 (33.33%) IPTV
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
2 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) TestComplete
2 1 (33.33%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Video Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Tektronix
2 1 (33.33%) Video on Demand
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) MPEG

Senior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Senior Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) SMS
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) RIP
1 1 (33.33%) SNMP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) 3G
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
1 1 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) DOCSIS
1 1 (33.33%) Telnet
1 1 (33.33%) ISUP
1 1 (33.33%) INAP
1 1 (33.33%) SSH
1 1 (33.33%) LTE
1 1 (33.33%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) TestComplete
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Games
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) MPEG
1 1 (33.33%) DTV
1 1 (33.33%) Streaming Video
1 1 (33.33%) STB
1 1 (33.33%) IPTV
1 1 (33.33%) Video on Demand
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) DRM
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Video Processing
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe
1 1 (33.33%) Apple
1 1 (33.33%) Tektronix
1 1 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks