The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Yorkshire region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 51 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.98% 0.22% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.63% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Test Engineer
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire 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
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
476 426 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 93.52% 95.30% 97.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 275 195
Median daily rate £400 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 32
Median hourly rate £22.50 £12.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.67% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.15 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
Sheffield -14 4 £350 - 1
Test Engineer
Yorkshire

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 South Yorkshire region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (60.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 1 (20.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP