The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Swindon region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 43 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.28% - 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% - 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £225 - £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £293 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.65% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
Test Engineer
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon 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
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
338 354 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 96.02% 94.65% 92.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 259 279
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 20 15
Median hourly rate £27.50 £16.83 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.44% -15.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Swindon region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (50.00%) JMeter
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
1 2 (50.00%) Splunk
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) MQTT
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) MQTT
1 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) JMeter
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (25.00%) Google