Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 41 57
Rank change year-on-year 0 +16 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 4 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 1.16% 1.61% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 1.66% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Brighton median daily rate - £513 -
East Sussex median daily rate £525 £500 -
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Brighton median hourly rate £35.00 - £40.00
East Sussex median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -30.00% +25.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton. 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
Brighton
Contract vacancies in Brighton with a recognized job title 335 361 512
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.82% 97.04% 98.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 218 351
Brighton median daily rate £388 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.65% +7.86% +0.29%
10th Percentile £248 £261 £225
90th Percentile £545 £538 £538
East Sussex median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year -1.32% +8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 16
Brighton median hourly rate £13.50 £19.10 £18.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.31% +2.24% +22.89%
10th Percentile £10.20 £13.34 £12.63
90th Percentile £101.25 £36.25 £33.30
East Sussex median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +31.43% -5.41% +17.00%

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Brighton

Test Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Engineer in Brighton

Test Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Engineer in Brighton

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Brighton region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) VB6
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Agilent
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics

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

General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) VB
1 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (25.00%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Agilent