The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Winchester region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 26 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 3.47% 0.66% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.59% 0.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £39.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £34.75 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +11.20%
Test Engineer
Hampshire

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
167 149 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 96.53% 98.03% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 107 43
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 15
Median hourly rate £38.00 £28.00 £8.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +218.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £8.68 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £40.00 £42.00
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 Winchester

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 29 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 Winchester region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (75.00%) SQL
1 9 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 9 (75.00%) VLAN
1 9 (75.00%) V-Model
1 9 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 8 (66.67%) Smart Meter
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) ISTQB
3 7 (58.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 5 (41.67%) Case Management
4 5 (41.67%) Requirements Management
4 5 (41.67%) JIRA
4 5 (41.67%) Unix
5 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 4 (33.33%) Stress Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Banking
6 3 (25.00%) Retail
7 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (16.67%) Veritas
7 2 (16.67%) Device Driver
7 2 (16.67%) VMware
7 2 (16.67%) QA
7 2 (16.67%) ZigBee
7 2 (16.67%) Release Management
7 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Perl
7 2 (16.67%) MS Office
7 2 (16.67%) AIX
7 2 (16.67%) WAN

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester 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 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) VLAN
2 2 (16.67%) FCoE
2 2 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) ZigBee
3 1 (8.33%) 2.5G
3 1 (8.33%) 2G
3 1 (8.33%) 3G
3 1 (8.33%) LTE
3 1 (8.33%) SMS
3 1 (8.33%) VoLTE
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Smart Meter
2 2 (16.67%) Device Driver
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Unix
4 2 (16.67%) AIX
5 1 (8.33%) Android
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 9 (75.00%) V-Model
1 9 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 5 (41.67%) Case Management
2 5 (41.67%) Requirements Management
3 4 (33.33%) Stress Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) ISTQB
1 7 (58.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Veritas
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) CA
2 1 (8.33%) IBM