The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
Test Engineer
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford 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
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
132 82 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 99.25% 98.80% 96.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 21 33
Average daily rate £350 £400 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £98 £188 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £106.48 £50.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Engineer in the job title across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Watford