Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Test Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Crawley during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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 Sussex > Crawley
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 - 49
Rank change year-on-year - +49 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 3 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Crawley 1.23% - 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% - 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 9
Crawley median daily rate £375 - £363
10th Percentile £269 - £313
90th Percentile £428 - £369
West Sussex median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Crawley median hourly rate - - -
West Sussex median hourly rate £50.00 £45.87 -
% change year-on-year +9.00% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Crawley. 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
Crawley
Contract vacancies in Crawley with a recognized job title 225 214 455
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.59% 95.54% 96.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 135 344
Crawley median daily rate £405 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -6.25% +3.56%
10th Percentile £114 £240 £295
90th Percentile £599 £500 £538
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 19
Crawley median hourly rate £45.00 £34.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% -2.86% +118.75%
10th Percentile £15.20 £17.40 £12.24
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £34.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year +32.35% +40.21% +51.56%

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Crawley

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Crawley

Test Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Engineer in Crawley

Test Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Engineer in Crawley over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Engineer in Crawley

Test Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Engineer in Crawley

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 Crawley region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins

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

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 3 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Python