Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Ipswich during the 6 months to 18 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 Engineer
Suffolk > Ipswich
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 31 27
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 0 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich - 1.64% 3.35%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.73% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Ipswich median daily rate - £409 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.71% -2.86%
Suffolk median daily rate - £409 £425
% change year-on-year - -3.71% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Ipswich median hourly rate - - -
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich. 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
Ipswich
Contract vacancies in Ipswich with a recognized job title 220 289 261
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 87.30% 94.75% 97.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 173 173
Ipswich median daily rate £400 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
10th Percentile £211 £253 £263
90th Percentile £573 £575 £575
Suffolk median daily rate £388 £416 £400
% change year-on-year -6.91% +4.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Ipswich median hourly rate £26.00 £14.50 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.31% +18.37% -5.77%
10th Percentile £14.80 £9.99 £9.35
90th Percentile £37.20 £30.83 £14.48
Suffolk median hourly rate £12.00 £16.56 £12.50
% change year-on-year -27.53% +32.46% -3.85%

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Ipswich

Test Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Engineer in Ipswich

Test Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Engineer in Ipswich