The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Somerset region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.41% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £295 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
Test Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
219 326 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 90.87% 96.45% 98.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 173 316
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £208 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 42 12
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £55.00 £36.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Engineer across the Somerset region.

Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Test Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Yeovil - 1 - -
Test Engineer
South West

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Somerset region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
1 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
1 4 (57.14%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) WordPress
3 2 (28.57%) Requirements Management
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Drupal
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) CMS
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) WordPress
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) Drupal
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
1 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Requirements Management
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco