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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
Hampshire / Winchester
Rank 25 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 1.04% 4.48% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 4.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £260 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +40.35%

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
88 132 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 91.67% 98.51% 97.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 102 25
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £272 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £480 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 7
Median hourly rate £11.25 £10.00 £8.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +15.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 4 (80.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (80.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Smart Meter
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Confluence
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) Smoke Testing
4 1 (20.00%) PuTTY
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) PuTTY
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (80.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Smoke Testing
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA