The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Winchester 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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 23 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 1.27% 7.27% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 8.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £312 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.92% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Winchester 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
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
146 49 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 92.99% 89.09% 96.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 33 36
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £446 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 12
Average hourly rate £22.45 £8.80 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+155.11% -48.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £8.57 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.50 £33.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) FCoE
2 2 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Device Driver
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
1 2 (66.67%) FCoE
1 2 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Device Driver
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) AIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Veritas
1 2 (66.67%) VMware