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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
Scotland / Renfrewshire
Rank - 37 23
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 0 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire - 3.42% 5.34%
As % of the Job Titles category - 4.13% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Median daily rate - £285 £337
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-37.50% +7.38%

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
44 121 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 83.02% 82.88% 90.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 80 70
Median daily rate £325 £390 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +8.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £439 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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 Skill Set
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) PDA
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Smoke Testing

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) TestDirector
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Smoke Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory