Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Development Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 21 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 Development Engineer
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 197 202
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Development Engineer 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.077% 0.021% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.022% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
East of England median daily rate £450 - £303
10th Percentile £338 - £283
90th Percentile £493 - £332
England median daily rate £481 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +28.33% -6.25% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
East of England median hourly rate - - £50.00
England median hourly rate - £41.25 £46.75
% change year-on-year - -11.76% +30.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4865 4626 5605
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.99% 95.68% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2793 2671 3283
East of England median daily rate £410 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.81% +0.65% +2.67%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £206
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 371 535
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £11.13 £11.41 £10.60
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Test Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Development Engineer in the East of England

Test Development Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Development Engineer in the East of England

Test Development Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Development Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Development Engineer in the East of England

Test Development Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Development Engineer in the East of England

Test Development Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Development Engineer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire -9 3 £450 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £303 -
Test Development Engineer
England

Test Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Test Development 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 East of England region featuring Test Development Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) JBehave
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) SDET
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) ATDD
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Confluence
2 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (75.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Atlassian
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) Ant
3 2 (50.00%) JUnit
3 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Retail
3 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (50.00%) RIA
3 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration

Test Development Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (75.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) JBehave
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (75.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (50.00%) Ant
3 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) JUnit
3 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (50.00%) TestNG
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) SDET
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) ATDD
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (50.00%) Feature Driven Development
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Component Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) System Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Atlassian