The median contractor rate for a Software Test Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Fife 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.

Software Test Engineer
Scotland / Fife
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 5 16
Contract jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife - 10.53% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category - 10.53% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £98 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £275
% change year-on-year -3.57% +27.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £42.38 £33.50
% change year-on-year -6.78% +26.49%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Fife. 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
Fife
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 11 19 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Fife 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 10
Median daily rate £320 £320 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £98 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £355 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 6
Median hourly rate - £17.21 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.96%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Software Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Test Engineer in Fife

Software Test Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Fife

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Test Engineer in Fife

Software Test Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Test Engineer in Fife

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 8 Co-occurring IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Software Test 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 Fife region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter
1 1 (100.00%) Work Breakdown Structure

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Fife 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 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter