The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Sussex region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 48 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 5 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.97% 1.02% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Median daily rate £350 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
- +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +40.35%
Test Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex 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
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
502 664 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 96.91% 96.37% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 419 242
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 24 25
Median hourly rate £34.00 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.20 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Test Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
Worthing - 3 - - 2
Burgess Hill - 1 - - 1
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 West Sussex region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (85.71%) Selenium
2 11 (78.57%) TDD
2 11 (78.57%) QA
3 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) Automated Testing
4 8 (57.14%) Java
5 7 (50.00%) Games
5 7 (50.00%) User Stories
5 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 7 (50.00%) WebDriver
5 7 (50.00%) Cucumber
6 6 (42.86%) Scala
6 6 (42.86%) Automation Testing
6 6 (42.86%) Defect Tracking
7 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
7 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
8 4 (28.57%) Web Testing
8 4 (28.57%) RSpec
8 4 (28.57%) Scrum
8 4 (28.57%) WCAG
8 4 (28.57%) JSON
8 4 (28.57%) JUnit
9 3 (21.43%) .NET
9 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
9 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
9 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
11 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
11 1 (7.14%) Finance

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (7.14%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Selenium
2 7 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 7 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
4 4 (28.57%) JUnit
4 4 (28.57%) RSpec
5 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 1 (7.14%) LabVIEW
5 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
5 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) JSON
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
2 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) TDD
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Automated Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (50.00%) User Stories
4 6 (42.86%) Automation Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Defect Tracking
5 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 4 (28.57%) Web Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
8 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
8 1 (7.14%) QMS
8 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) Scala
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (78.57%) QA
2 4 (28.57%) WCAG
Worthing, West Sussex
Networkers
Rate: £45.87 per hour
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