The median contractor rate for a Test Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Stevenage during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
Rank 12 12 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 1.64% 3.64% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 3.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year +2.94% +8.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £49.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% +8.10%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage. 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
Stevenage
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 58 53 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 95.08% 96.36% 97.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 9
Median daily rate £300 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.50 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +74.41% +44.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.62 £6.86 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stevenage that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Stevenage

Test Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Engineer in Stevenage.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Engineer in Stevenage

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Stevenage region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Compatibility Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Compatibility Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £20 - 32 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago