Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Engineer was £260 per day in advertised job vacancies in Renfrewshire during the 6 months to 23 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
Scotland > Renfrewshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 61 47
Rank change year-on-year +36 -14 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 1.15% 0.73% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 0.90% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Renfrewshire median daily rate £260 £260 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -23.53% -2.86%
Scotland median daily rate £350 £260 £285
% change year-on-year +34.62% -8.77% -18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £14.85 £30.50
% change year-on-year +102.02% -51.31% +23.86%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire. 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
Renfrewshire
Contract vacancies in Renfrewshire with a recognized job title 73 332 230
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 83.91% 80.78% 87.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 268 134
Renfrewshire median daily rate £320 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.54% -1.52% -2.94%
10th Percentile £172 £261 £258
90th Percentile £445 £445 £436
Scotland median daily rate £388 £356 £365
% change year-on-year +8.85% -2.47% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Renfrewshire median hourly rate £13.00 £39.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.67% -22.00% -45.65%
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £23.35
% change year-on-year +25.08% -30.80% +33.43%

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Renfrewshire

Test Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Engineer in Renfrewshire

Test Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

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 Renfrewshire region over the 6 months to 23 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
Erskine +43 1 £260 -
Test Engineer
Scotland

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 7 Co-occurring IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Renfrewshire region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) ThinPrint

Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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:

Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) ThinPrint