The median contractor rate for a Senior Quality Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Quality Engineer
UK / England
Rank - 611 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Quality Engineer 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - 0.002% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.002% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39124 46334 45141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.84% 95.21% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25435 30385 27741
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1447 1806
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Senior Quality Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Senior Quality Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Quality Engineer in England

Senior Quality Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Quality Engineer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Quality Engineer in England

Senior Quality Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Quality Engineer in England

Senior Quality Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Senior Quality 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 England region featuring Senior Quality Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) Web Testing
3 3 (60.00%) WCAG
3 3 (60.00%) JSON
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Games
3 3 (60.00%) JUnit
3 3 (60.00%) Scala
3 3 (60.00%) RSpec
3 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) User Stories
3 3 (60.00%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Testing

Senior Quality Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) JUnit
3 3 (60.00%) RSpec
4 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) Web Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Defect Tracking
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Scala
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft