The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Wokingham 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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 5 - 4
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wokingham 4.55% - 6.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.76% - 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£358 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £290
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +7.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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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 Wokingham 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
Wokingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wokingham 95.45% 100.00% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 5
Average daily rate £310 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £223 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £378 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wokingham

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wokingham

Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Wokingham

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

Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Wokingham

Test Engineer
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Wokingham

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wokingham 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 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) DOCSIS
1 1 (100.00%) Validation

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wokingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wokingham 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 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) DOCSIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware