The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wiltshire region that had Software Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 59 55 43
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 3 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.41% 0.55% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.58% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £238 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 16
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
- +40.35%
Software Test Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire 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
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
687 690 690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 95.02% 94.13% 96.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 481 456
Median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 51
Median hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -56.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Software Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Software Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Software Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Software Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Software 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 Wiltshire region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) ISO 9000
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) TickIT
3 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) QMS

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) QMS
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (20.00%) TickIT
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM