The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Salford region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank - - 11
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford - - 3.03%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +40.35%
Test Engineer
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Salford 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
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
70 53 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 97.22% 94.64% 96.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 39 20
Median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £180 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Median hourly rate £13.60 £13.60 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Salford

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Salford region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Web Accessibility
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Cross-Browser Testing

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Salford 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 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Accessibility
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP