The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Renfrewshire region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 62 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 0.51% 2.80% 5.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 3.26% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £285 £355 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.85% +1.79%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £293 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.15%
Test Engineer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Renfrewshire 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
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
324 92 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 83.08% 85.98% 89.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 54 61
Median daily rate £310 £343 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.48% +4.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £129 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Test Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

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 Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Erskine -38 1 £285 -19.85%
Test Engineer
Scotland

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 Renfrewshire region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Netcool
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (50.00%) Clustering
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (50.00%) MCTS
3 3 (50.00%) MCITP
3 3 (50.00%) Intel Security
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) AIX
3 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) MCSA
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (50.00%) SNMP
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SNMP
2 2 (33.33%) FTP
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (50.00%) TestDirector
1 3 (50.00%) WinRunner
2 2 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (33.33%) StarTeam
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) PDA
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) AIX
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCITP
2 3 (50.00%) MCSA
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
2 3 (50.00%) MCTS
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Netcool
2 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) Intel Security
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Veritas
1 3 (50.00%) VMware