Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Development Engineer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 July 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
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 790 854 838
Rank change year-on-year +64 -16 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Test Development Engineer 19 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.022% 0.013% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.013% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 3
England median daily rate £438 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +21.43% +12.00%
10th Percentile £323 £381 £317
90th Percentile £530 £550 £385
UK median daily rate £438 £413 £350
% change year-on-year +6.06% +17.86% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
England median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £36.25 £37.50 £17.51
90th Percentile £38.75 £42.50 £55.75
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -

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 83655 96517 97376
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.84% 95.12% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 54581 63605 61357
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £259 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £428 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +6.25% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2671 2814 3811
England median hourly rate £18.40 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.16% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.38
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £44.25
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%

Test Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Development Engineer in England

Test Development Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Development Engineer in England

Test Development Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Development Engineer in England over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Development Engineer in England

Test Development Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Development Engineer in England

Test Development Engineer
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
London +12 10 £438 +2.94% 4
South East +35 5 £450 +20.00%
East of England -3 3 - - 4
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Midlands - 1 - - 1
Test Development Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 England region featuring Test Development Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (89.47%) Test Automation
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) SDET
3 9 (47.37%) BDD
3 9 (47.37%) Java
4 8 (42.11%) Cucumber
5 7 (36.84%) Python
5 7 (36.84%) Selenium
6 6 (31.58%) Performance Testing
6 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
7 5 (26.32%) TDD
7 5 (26.32%) Scrum
7 5 (26.32%) C#
8 4 (21.05%) Windows
8 4 (21.05%) Linux
8 4 (21.05%) JIRA
8 4 (21.05%) Gherkin
8 4 (21.05%) Functional Testing
8 4 (21.05%) User Stories
8 4 (21.05%) Docker
9 3 (15.79%) DevOps
9 3 (15.79%) Internet of Things
9 3 (15.79%) Test Planning
9 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
9 3 (15.79%) API Testing
9 3 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (15.79%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (15.79%) Node.js
9 3 (15.79%) REST
9 3 (15.79%) Kanban

Test Development Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Bluetooth
1 3 (15.79%) Internet
1 3 (15.79%) Wireless
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) Value-Added Service
2 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Cucumber
2 7 (36.84%) Selenium
3 4 (21.05%) JIRA
4 3 (15.79%) Bugzilla
4 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
4 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
5 2 (10.53%) Gerrit
5 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
5 2 (10.53%) IntelliJ
5 2 (10.53%) JBehave
5 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (10.53%) TestRail
6 1 (5.26%) Fiddler
6 1 (5.26%) GitLab
6 1 (5.26%) Jasmine
6 1 (5.26%) LabVIEW
6 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
6 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.79%) Advertising
1 3 (15.79%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Gherkin
2 3 (15.79%) JSON
2 3 (15.79%) Node.js
2 3 (15.79%) REST
2 3 (15.79%) SOAP
2 3 (15.79%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) .NET
3 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
3 2 (10.53%) Unreal Engine
3 2 (10.53%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (5.26%) React
4 1 (5.26%) RESTful
4 1 (5.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (5.26%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Internet of Things
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Test Automation
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) SDET
3 9 (47.37%) BDD
4 6 (31.58%) Performance Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
5 5 (26.32%) Scrum
5 5 (26.32%) TDD
6 4 (21.05%) Functional Testing
6 4 (21.05%) User Stories
7 3 (15.79%) API Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
7 3 (15.79%) DevOps
7 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
7 3 (15.79%) Kanban
7 3 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Security Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (15.79%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) Python
3 5 (26.32%) C#
4 3 (15.79%) C++
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) Perl
4 3 (15.79%) Tcl
5 2 (10.53%) Ruby
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
6 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Docker
2 3 (15.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) IBM
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
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