The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Test Development Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Development Engineer
Rank 638 662 632
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Test Development Engineer 11 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.014% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.015% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 12
Median daily rate £356 £280 £309
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.23% -9.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £276 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £466 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £280 £305
% change year-on-year
+27.23% -8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £41.25 £31.41 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.32% -12.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £16.54 £31.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £46.28 £40.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £31.41 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+59.18% -12.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50058 55053 53923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32735 35187 32868
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2085 2143
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.70% +6.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Test Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Test Development Engineer in the job title.

Test Development Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Test Development Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Development Engineer within the UK.

Test Development Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Test Development Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Development Engineer within the UK.

Test Development Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Test Development Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Development Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Test Development Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Test Development Engineer
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Development Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 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
England +27 10 £375 +33.92% 8
South East +22 5 £375 +36.36%
London +4 4 - - 2
Buckinghamshire +25 3 - -
Milton Keynes +16 3 - -
Surrey +14 1 - -
East of England +12 1 - - 6
Scotland - 1 £338 -
City of London - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £375 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Staines - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £375 -
Luton - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £338 -

Test Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Test Development 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 featuring Test Development Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) Degree
2 10 (47.62%) BDD
3 9 (42.86%) C
4 8 (38.10%) TDD
5 6 (28.57%) Pair Programming
6 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
6 5 (23.81%) Functional Testing
6 5 (23.81%) JIRA
6 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (19.05%) TeamCity
7 4 (19.05%) RESTful
7 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
7 4 (19.05%) QA
7 4 (19.05%) DO-160
7 4 (19.05%) XML
7 4 (19.05%) Python
7 4 (19.05%) C#
7 4 (19.05%) ASTM
7 4 (19.05%) Aerospace
7 4 (19.05%) Automotive
7 4 (19.05%) Scrum
7 4 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (19.05%) SDET
8 3 (14.29%) Microservices
8 3 (14.29%) Defect Management
8 3 (14.29%) C++
8 3 (14.29%) HTML
8 3 (14.29%) SQL

Test Development Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 3 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.52%) JBoss
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.76%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) MQTT
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) JIRA
2 4 (19.05%) TeamCity
3 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 3 (14.29%) Selenium
3 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 3 (14.29%) Vagrant
4 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
4 2 (9.52%) LabVIEW
4 2 (9.52%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.76%) Ant
5 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (4.76%) Bugzilla
5 1 (4.76%) Fiddler
5 1 (4.76%) JUnit
5 1 (4.76%) Maven
5 1 (4.76%) Subversion
5 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.76%) TestNG
5 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (19.05%) Aerospace
1 4 (19.05%) Automotive
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Advertising
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Games
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) RESTful
1 4 (19.05%) XML
2 3 (14.29%) CSS
2 3 (14.29%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) Kafka
2 3 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (14.29%) SOAP
3 2 (9.52%) Java EE
3 2 (9.52%) JMS
3 2 (9.52%) Web Services
3 2 (9.52%) XSLT
4 1 (4.76%) .NET
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.76%) Gherkin
4 1 (4.76%) J2EE
4 1 (4.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) ASTM
1 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Digital TV
2 1 (4.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.76%) STB
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) BDD
3 8 (38.10%) TDD
4 6 (28.57%) Pair Programming
5 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
5 5 (23.81%) Functional Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (19.05%) Scrum
7 3 (14.29%) Defect Management
7 3 (14.29%) Kanban
7 3 (14.29%) Microservices
7 3 (14.29%) Refactoring
7 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 3 (14.29%) User Stories
7 3 (14.29%) Web Development
8 2 (9.52%) Open Source
8 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) C
3 4 (19.05%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) Python
4 3 (14.29%) C++
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.76%) Perl
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby
6 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) DO-160
1 4 (19.05%) QA
1 4 (19.05%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) IBM
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
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