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 25 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 71 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.82% 0.18% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £320 £340 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £295 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+16.27% +7.50%
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
723 525 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 98.77% 95.98% 94.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 344 207
Median daily rate £425 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £240 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 34
Median hourly rate £32.50 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.12% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £45.00 £26.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Test Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 June 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
Crawley 0 2 £255 -25.00%
Gatwick - 2 £373 -
Test Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 6 (85.71%) QA
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (28.57%) Disruptive Innovation
4 2 (28.57%) Android
4 2 (28.57%) Confluence
4 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
4 2 (28.57%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (14.29%) User Experience
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
5 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (14.29%) hybris
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Quality Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) ATM
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (14.29%) Handset
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Android
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Black-Box Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Disruptive Innovation
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) QMS
4 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
2 1 (14.29%) hybris
2 1 (14.29%) VMware