The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 103 86 82
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 5 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.28% 0.23% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.24% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 11
Average daily rate £260 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £320 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £318 £293
% change year-on-year
-0.78% +8.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.69%
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1677 1254 1683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.01% 94.64% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1091 612 868
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £200 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 79 74
Average hourly rate £14.75 £12.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.91% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.09 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £34.00 £23.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Test Engineer
Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Test Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -16 3 £256 -21.15% 4
Halifax - - - - 2
Test Engineer
Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) JMeter
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Test Management
2 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Video on Demand
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 1 (12.50%) Scala
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) OO

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) DVB
1 1 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JMeter
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Video on Demand
2 1 (12.50%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Test Management
1 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) BDD
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) Scala
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
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