Period
to 16 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Test Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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.

Senior Test Engineer
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 135 152
Rank change year-on-year +3 +17 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.045% 0.17% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.17% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Leeds median daily rate £475 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +72.73% - -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £275 -
% change year-on-year +72.73% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 2,125 2,301 2,886
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.55% 95.91% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,491 1,488 1,949
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.27% +12.86%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £563
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 53 84
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.85% -10.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £10.78 £10.50 £8.92
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.25 £36.43
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £12.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +17.20% -10.71% +12.72%

Senior Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Engineer in Leeds

Senior Test Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Test Engineer in Leeds

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, Senior 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 Leeds region featuring Senior Test Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus
1 1 (100.00%) WCAG
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Burp Suite
1 1 (100.00%) SFIA
1 1 (100.00%) Web Operations
1 1 (100.00%) Slack

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 1 (100.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Slack
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Burp Suite
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) SFIA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Web Operations
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus