The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Yorkshire region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 128 146 123
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 14 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.50% 0.25% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.26% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 0
Median daily rate £343 £299 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Test Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2722 3055 2304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.42% 95.74% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1729 2071 1379
Median daily rate £378 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.56% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 164 140
Median hourly rate £14.48 £13.00 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.38% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £22.50 £25.00
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 Yorkshire

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Test Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
West Yorkshire +17 13 £343 +7.45% 8
South Yorkshire -1 1 - - 2
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Yorkshire region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (81.48%) Selenium
2 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (59.26%) TDD
4 15 (55.56%) Java
5 14 (51.85%) Cucumber
6 13 (48.15%) Test Automation
6 13 (48.15%) QA
7 11 (40.74%) Automation Testing
8 10 (37.04%) WebDriver
8 10 (37.04%) Test Scripting
8 10 (37.04%) Scrum
9 9 (33.33%) Automated Testing
9 9 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
10 8 (29.63%) Scala
11 7 (25.93%) BDD
11 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
12 6 (22.22%) User Stories
12 6 (22.22%) Functional Testing
12 6 (22.22%) SQL
13 5 (18.52%) Games
13 5 (18.52%) SoapUI
13 5 (18.52%) Gherkin
13 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
13 5 (18.52%) JIRA
14 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
14 4 (14.81%) Kanban
14 4 (14.81%) Web Testing
14 4 (14.81%) RSpec
14 4 (14.81%) SDLC
14 4 (14.81%) JSON

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (3.70%) Temenos T24
1 1 (3.70%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (7.41%) DB2
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (81.48%) Selenium
2 14 (51.85%) Cucumber
3 10 (37.04%) WebDriver
4 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
5 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
5 5 (18.52%) JIRA
5 5 (18.52%) SoapUI
6 4 (14.81%) JUnit
6 4 (14.81%) RSpec
7 3 (11.11%) HP UFT
7 3 (11.11%) JMeter
7 3 (11.11%) LoadRunner
8 2 (7.41%) Appium
8 2 (7.41%) Hudson
8 2 (7.41%) Maven
8 2 (7.41%) Subversion
8 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
8 2 (7.41%) Zephyr
9 1 (3.70%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (3.70%) VersionOne
General
1 5 (18.52%) Games
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Gherkin
2 4 (14.81%) JSON
3 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
3 2 (7.41%) REST
3 2 (7.41%) SOAP
4 1 (3.70%) Behat
4 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
4 1 (3.70%) Spring
4 1 (3.70%) Velocity
4 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (59.26%) TDD
3 13 (48.15%) Test Automation
4 11 (40.74%) Automation Testing
5 10 (37.04%) Scrum
5 10 (37.04%) Test Scripting
6 9 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 9 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
7 7 (25.93%) BDD
8 6 (22.22%) Functional Testing
8 6 (22.22%) User Stories
9 4 (14.81%) Kanban
9 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
9 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
9 4 (14.81%) SDLC
9 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
9 4 (14.81%) Web Testing
10 3 (11.11%) Security Testing
10 3 (11.11%) Test Management
10 3 (11.11%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Java
2 8 (29.63%) Scala
3 6 (22.22%) SQL
4 3 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) VBA
5 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
2 3 (11.11%) ISEB
2 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.70%) CCNP
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (48.15%) QA
2 3 (11.11%) WCAG
3 2 (7.41%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) OpenView
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) HP
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) AppDynamics
3 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
3 1 (3.70%) Blue Prism
3 1 (3.70%) Brocade
3 1 (3.70%) Calypso
3 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) Dynatrace
3 1 (3.70%) F5
3 1 (3.70%) Guidewire
3 1 (3.70%) New Relic
3 1 (3.70%) Rally
3 1 (3.70%) Temenos
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