The median contractor rate for a Test Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 3 months to 24 June 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
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 44 39
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry - 0.49% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.52% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +36.36%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £295
% change year-on-year -3.57% +18.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 232 386 298
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 95.47% 93.69% 93.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 230 196
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £286 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 18 24
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.83% -27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £38.90 £25.66
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Coventry

Test Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Engineer in Coventry

Test Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Engineer in Coventry