Period
to 17 July 2019

The median contractor rate for a Test Engineer was £430 per day in advertised job vacancies in Andover during the 6 months to 17 July 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Test Engineer
Hampshire > Andover
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 19 27
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 1.61% 15.15% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 15.38% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Andover median daily rate £430 £346 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.19% -6.42% -
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £350 £305
% change year-on-year +28.57% +14.75% +1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Andover median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +50.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Andover. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Andover
Contract vacancies in Andover with a recognized job title 62 65 87
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 98.48% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 34 67
Andover median daily rate £420 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £252 £314 £330
90th Percentile £469 £452 £563
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Andover median hourly rate - £50.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +81.82% -
Hampshire median hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +42.22% -10.00% -

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Andover

Job postings that featured Test Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Andover.

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Andover

Test Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Andover

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Engineer in Andover

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Andover

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, Test Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Andover region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) F#
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Mocha
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Chai

Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Andover 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Mocha
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Chai
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) F#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle