Period
to 19 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Test Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 19 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.32% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median daily rate - - -
East Midlands median daily rate - - £335
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 590 917 681
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.10% 96.73% 97.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 641 450
Northamptonshire median daily rate £388 £413 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.06% +0.30% -0.30%
10th Percentile £200 £225 £250
90th Percentile £538 £575 £550
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 28
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.09 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.63% -4.00% -13.79%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £16.75 £20.63 £18.52
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.98 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +10.98% - -3.57%

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 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 Northamptonshire region featuring Senior Test Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (100.00%) SDET
1 2 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Collaborative Working
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) SDET
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java