The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Surrey region that had Software Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank - - 92
Contract jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - - 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £283
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
- +40.35%
Software Test Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
988 1303 1467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 94.18% 95.74% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 853 783
Median daily rate £425 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £275 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 40 80
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £46.20 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Software Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Software Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Software Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Software Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Software 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 Surrey region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) STB
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) C++

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (25.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat