Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Nottinghamshire during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 82 75
Rank change year-on-year +2 -7 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 0.11% 0.10% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £350 - -
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £310 -
% change year-on-year +29.03% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £26.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire. 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
Nottinghamshire
Contract vacancies in Nottinghamshire with a recognized job title 896 931 920
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.12% 95.39% 96.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 485 552
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £264 £213
90th Percentile £563 £547 £500
East Midlands median daily rate £390 £390 £375
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 32 52
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £13.23 £12.28 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.74% -9.07% +3.85%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.00 £10.04
90th Percentile £28.50 £21.45 £37.60
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -3.70%

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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Nottingham -2 1 £350 - 6
Test Engineer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (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 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA