The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Stevenage region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 1.56% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 £32.50 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +40.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Stevenage 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
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
58 57 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 90.63% 91.94% 97.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 19
Median daily rate £258 £125 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+106.00% -54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £120 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £460 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £12.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+260.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Stevenage region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Serena
1 1 (50.00%) LabWindows
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) RS-422

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) RS-422
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Serena