The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Test Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South Wales region.

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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Engineer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £250
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
Job Titles Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
579 396 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 95.54% 92.31% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 242 242
Average daily rate £351 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.07% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Senior Test Engineer
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Senior Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Test Engineer in the job title across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Senior Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Senior Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Senior Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Senior Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Senior Test Engineer
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Cardiff - - - - 1
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Senior Test Engineer
Top 25 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region that cited Senior Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Test Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) JBehave
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Code Coverage
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Robotium
3 1 (25.00%) Calabash
3 1 (25.00%) eggPlant

Senior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region that cited Senior Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) JBehave
1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Robotium
2 1 (25.00%) Calabash
2 1 (25.00%) eggPlant
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM