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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank - 26 23
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire - 2.00% 4.42%
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.35% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £355 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.79%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £34.75 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +11.20%
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
360 85 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 82.95% 85.00% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 50 74
Median daily rate £310 £352 £327
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.75% +7.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £264 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £453 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 4 (80.00%) Netcool
2 3 (60.00%) SNMP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) StarTeam
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (40.00%) Clustering
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) MCTS
3 2 (40.00%) MCITP
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) AIX
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) MCSA
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) FTP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification

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 (60.00%) SNMP
2 2 (40.00%) FTP
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (40.00%) StarTeam
1 2 (40.00%) TestDirector
1 2 (40.00%) WinRunner
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) AIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) MCITP
2 2 (40.00%) MCSA
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) MCTS
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Netcool
2 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Intel Security
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Veritas
2 2 (40.00%) VMware