Period
to 23 October 2019

The median contractor rate for a Systems Test Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

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.

System Test Engineer
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 52 -
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Test Engineer 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - 0.91% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median daily rate - - -
South East median daily rate £360 £280 £350
% change year-on-year +28.57% -20.00% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Kent median hourly rate - £38.75 -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £39.38 £39.50
% change year-on-year +26.98% -0.32% +1.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Contract vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 406 428 488
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.36% 97.05% 95.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 267 374
Kent median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £268 £169 £155
90th Percentile £575 £600 £586
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 16
Kent median hourly rate £17.00 £38.00 £25.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.26% +47.92% +42.72%
10th Percentile £15.00 £11.25 £12.88
90th Percentile £48.75 £56.25 £132.44
South East median hourly rate £23.25 £20.08 £18.00
% change year-on-year +15.82% +11.53% -5.26%

Systems Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Test Engineer in Kent

Systems Test Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Test Engineer in Kent