Period
to 19 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Systems Test Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Test Engineer 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.56% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median daily rate - - -
South East median daily rate - £400 £325
% change year-on-year - +23.08% -21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £38.75 - -
South East median hourly rate £39.38 - £39.00

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 345 515 451
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.46% 96.08% 96.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 390 318
Kent median daily rate £403 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £151 £138 £177
90th Percentile £600 £588 £538
South East median daily rate £433 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 16
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 £24.85 £13.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.87% +87.86% -22.21%
10th Percentile £15.19 £10.35 £9.68
90th Percentile £47.50 £39.45 £20.50
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +13.89% +2.86% -7.89%

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

Systems Test Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Test Engineer within the Kent region over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. 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
Rochester - 2 - -
Systems Test Engineer
South East

Systems Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, Systems Test Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Kent region featuring Systems Test Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Self-Motivation
1 2 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

Systems Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 2 (100.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (100.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management