The median contractor rate for a Senior Test Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 29 April 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.

Senior Test Engineer
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 101 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds - 0.13% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £355 £358
% change year-on-year +2.11% -0.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1037 1499 1269
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 98.02% 96.15% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 1068 845
Median daily rate £400 £408 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +16.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 34 40
Median hourly rate £15.86 £11.00 £12.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.18% -9.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £18.50 £30.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Senior Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds that featured Senior Test Engineer in the job title.

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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) XQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) XPath
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (50.00%) Robot Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) XPath
1 1 (50.00%) XQuery
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Machines