The median contractor rate for a Test Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Nottinghamshire during the 3 months to 28 June 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.

Test Engineer
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 48 46
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 0.48% 0.41% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.43% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £340 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £294
% change year-on-year -2.85% +19.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire. 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
Nottinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 405 467 451
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 96.20% 95.50% 96.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 904 781 1219
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £630 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 34 31
Median hourly rate £12.23 £17.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.14% -63.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.13 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £20.00 £57.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Nottinghamshire

Test Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Engineer in Nottinghamshire

Test Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham 0 2 £350 +2.94%
Test Engineer
East Midlands

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Nottinghamshire region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (100.00%) QA Automation

Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA