The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wiltshire region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 52 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 11 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.67% - 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% - 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
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
630 597 578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 95.60% 94.91% 91.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 400 397
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 30 26
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.83 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.02% -25.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £13.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.49 £30.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Test Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Test Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Test Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Bradford-on-Avon - 2 £235 -
Swindon - 2 £288 -
Chippenham - 1 £325 -
Corsham - 1 £400 - 1
Test Engineer
South West

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Wiltshire region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (36.36%) Software Testing
1 8 (36.36%) QA
1 8 (36.36%) Test Automation
2 7 (31.82%) MS Office
3 6 (27.27%) QMS
3 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
4 5 (22.73%) Defect Tracking
4 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
5 3 (13.64%) JIRA
5 3 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (13.64%) ISEB
5 3 (13.64%) Internet
5 3 (13.64%) Linux
5 3 (13.64%) HTTP
5 3 (13.64%) Splunk
5 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
5 3 (13.64%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (13.64%) MQTT
6 2 (9.09%) Java
6 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
6 2 (9.09%) BDD
6 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (9.09%) C
6 2 (9.09%) JMeter
6 2 (9.09%) Selenium
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing

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 7 (31.82%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) HTTP
1 3 (13.64%) Internet
1 3 (13.64%) MQTT
1 3 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) JMeter
2 2 (9.09%) Selenium
2 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
3 1 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Software Testing
1 8 (36.36%) Test Automation
2 6 (27.27%) QMS
3 5 (22.73%) Defect Tracking
3 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.64%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.09%) BDD
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Microservices
6 1 (4.55%) OO
6 1 (4.55%) TDD
6 1 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C
1 2 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) ISEB
3 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
4 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) ECSS
2 1 (4.55%) MISRA
2 1 (4.55%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Splunk
2 1 (4.55%) Google
2 1 (4.55%) IBM