The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Watford region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank - 28 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford - 1.23% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.15%
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
107 155 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 94.69% 95.09% 96.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 77 67
Median daily rate £365 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £488 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £18.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -39.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

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