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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 52 62 67
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 6 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.04% 0.63% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.66% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £363 £260 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.42% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £33.50 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
544 757 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 94.12% 95.58% 97.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 496 439
Median daily rate £363 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 35 35
Median hourly rate £22.00 £31.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +55.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.50 £26.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
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 28 September 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
Swindon - 2 £363 - 1
Test Engineer
South West

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Ant
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (25.00%) Apache
3 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) Subversion
3 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) Maven
3 2 (25.00%) QMS
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) JBehave
3 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Ant
1 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (25.00%) JBehave
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
2 1 (12.50%) JMeter
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) Spring
1 2 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (25.00%) QMS
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Microservices
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (25.00%) SDET
3 1 (12.50%) ISO 9000
3 1 (12.50%) TickIT
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle