The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Surrey region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 91 86 74
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 7 8 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.53% 0.59% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.62% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 21
Median daily rate £273 £245 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.22% -28.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £169 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £329 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £293 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £50.44 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.39% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.15%
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
1272 1283 1391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 95.93% 94.97% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 821 682 788
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 69 80
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -25.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £12.04 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.81 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Test Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Test Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Test Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 6 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
Redhill - 3 £189 - 1
Egham - 2 £373 - 2
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 6 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 Surrey region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Automotive
4 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
5 1 (12.50%) Contactless
5 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
5 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (12.50%) TestNG
5 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (12.50%) Telerik
5 1 (12.50%) Subversion
5 1 (12.50%) Maven
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) TestNG
General
1 2 (25.00%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) XML Messaging
1 1 (12.50%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 4 (50.00%) SDLC
1 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Telerik
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