Period
to 24 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Test Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 24 April 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.14% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median daily rate - - -
East Midlands median daily rate - - £335
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £45.00 - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. 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
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies in Northamptonshire with a recognized job title 662 833 633
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.37% 94.87% 96.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 538 446
Northamptonshire median daily rate £390 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% - -
10th Percentile £250 £217 £262
90th Percentile £533 £550 £563
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 10
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.09 £11.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.66% -2.08% -7.69%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.50 £9.85
90th Percentile £17.18 £15.00 £34.13
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.40 £14.00 £14.10
% change year-on-year +10.00% -0.71% +4.44%

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, Senior 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 Northamptonshire region featuring Senior Test Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) LabWindows
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) RS-232
1 1 (100.00%) Optoelectronics

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) RS-232
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Optoelectronics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) HND
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft