The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wales 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 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Test Engineer
UK / Wales
Rank - - 66
Contract jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £263 £325
% change year-on-year
+38.09% -19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +43.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
600 571 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.46% 95.48% 98.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 406 403
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £181 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 26 40
Median hourly rate £12.38 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.20 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Software Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Software Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Software Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Software Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 Wales region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing

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

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA