Period
to 21 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Test Engineer was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 21 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
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 206 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 - +201
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 2 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.037% 0.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 0
North West median daily rate £338 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.90% - -
England median daily rate £475 £420 £350
% change year-on-year +13.10% +20.00% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £47.79 £25.50
% change year-on-year -21.53% +87.41% -32.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5,111 5,731 7,967
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.62% 94.37% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,263 3,694 4,809
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £238 £238 £225
90th Percentile £598 £575 £563
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 216 394
North West median hourly rate £17.74 £17.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.37% -18.60% +30.30%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.02 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.46 £46.13 £47.71
England median hourly rate £18.44 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.34% - +12.12%

Senior Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Engineer in the North West

Senior Test Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Test Engineer in the North West

Senior Test Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Test Engineer in the North West

Senior Test Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Manchester +10 1 £325 -31.58% 6
Cheshire - 1 £350 -
Senior Test Engineer
England

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 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 North West region featuring Senior Test Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) QMS
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 13485
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (50.00%) GAMP
1 1 (50.00%) GMP
1 1 (50.00%) GxP
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) QMS
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (50.00%) GAMP
1 1 (50.00%) GMP
1 1 (50.00%) GxP
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 13485