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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 107 127 129
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 20 23 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.83% 0.75% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.79% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 1
Median daily rate £356 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% +9.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +40.35%
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
2290 2904 2526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 95.34% 94.22% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1479 1899 1580
Median daily rate £385 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 153 144
Median hourly rate £14.57 £15.00 £12.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.90% +19.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £9.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £45.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +16 16 £356 +1.78% 12
North Yorkshire +10 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 28 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (80.00%) Selenium
2 20 (57.14%) Java
3 19 (54.29%) QA
4 18 (51.43%) Test Scripting
4 18 (51.43%) TDD
5 17 (48.57%) Cucumber
6 15 (42.86%) Test Automation
6 15 (42.86%) Scrum
6 15 (42.86%) Automated Testing
7 14 (40.00%) WebDriver
7 14 (40.00%) Automation Testing
8 13 (37.14%) Scala
9 12 (34.29%) Defect Tracking
10 11 (31.43%) User Stories
11 10 (28.57%) Jenkins
12 8 (22.86%) BDD
12 8 (22.86%) Manual Testing
12 8 (22.86%) Games
13 7 (20.00%) JUnit
13 7 (20.00%) JSON
13 7 (20.00%) Kanban
13 7 (20.00%) RSpec
13 7 (20.00%) Web Testing
13 7 (20.00%) Security Testing
14 6 (17.14%) Gherkin
14 6 (17.14%) JIRA
14 6 (17.14%) SQL
15 5 (14.29%) WCAG
15 5 (14.29%) SoapUI

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (2.86%) Temenos T24
1 1 (2.86%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (5.71%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (5.71%) DB2
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (80.00%) Selenium
2 17 (48.57%) Cucumber
3 14 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 10 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 7 (20.00%) JUnit
5 7 (20.00%) RSpec
6 6 (17.14%) JIRA
7 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
7 5 (14.29%) SoapUI
8 4 (11.43%) Robot Framework
9 3 (8.57%) FitNesse
9 3 (8.57%) JMeter
9 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
10 2 (5.71%) Appium
10 2 (5.71%) Hudson
10 2 (5.71%) Subversion
10 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (5.71%) Zephyr
11 1 (2.86%) JBehave
11 1 (2.86%) MSTest
General
1 8 (22.86%) Games
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) JSON
2 6 (17.14%) Gherkin
3 4 (11.43%) .NET
3 4 (11.43%) XML
4 3 (8.57%) REST
5 2 (5.71%) HTML
5 2 (5.71%) SOAP
5 2 (5.71%) Velocity
6 1 (2.86%) CSS
6 1 (2.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (51.43%) TDD
2 18 (51.43%) Test Scripting
3 15 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 15 (42.86%) Scrum
3 15 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 14 (40.00%) Automation Testing
5 12 (34.29%) Defect Tracking
6 11 (31.43%) User Stories
7 8 (22.86%) BDD
7 8 (22.86%) Manual Testing
8 7 (20.00%) Kanban
8 7 (20.00%) Security Testing
8 7 (20.00%) Web Testing
9 5 (14.29%) Integration Testing
9 5 (14.29%) Performance Testing
9 5 (14.29%) SDLC
9 5 (14.29%) Usability Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (8.57%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) Java
2 13 (37.14%) Scala
3 6 (17.14%) SQL
4 3 (8.57%) C++
4 3 (8.57%) XPath
4 3 (8.57%) XQuery
5 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.86%) PHP
5 1 (2.86%) Python
5 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) ISEB
1 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.86%) CCNP
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (54.29%) QA
2 5 (14.29%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) OpenView
2 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) HP
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Blue Coat
2 2 (5.71%) Brocade
2 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco
2 2 (5.71%) F5
2 2 (5.71%) IBM
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (2.86%) Calypso
3 1 (2.86%) Guidewire
3 1 (2.86%) Temenos
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