The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 April 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 Staffordshire 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank - - 33
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £318 £290
% change year-on-year
-1.57% +9.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
Job Titles Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
127 91 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 92.70% 92.86% 95.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 47 87
Average daily rate £325 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 24
Average hourly rate £16.26 £15.31 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% -9.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.79 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.13 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Test Engineer
West Midlands

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Test Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Test Engineer
West Midlands