Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Engineer was £213 per day in advertised job vacancies in Warwickshire during the 6 months to 18 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
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 59 56
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 0.16% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Warwickshire median daily rate £213 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £350 £200
% change year-on-year - +75.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Warwickshire median hourly rate - £32.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +80.56% -
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £34.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year -4.35% +30.19% -18.46%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire. 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
Warwickshire
Contract vacancies in Warwickshire with a recognized job title 576 821 629
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.31% 94.26% 91.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 519 335
Warwickshire median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £188 £225 £208
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 65 59
Warwickshire median hourly rate £30.50 £17.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.41% -22.73% +41.94%
10th Percentile £17.70 £10.00 £13.85
90th Percentile £34.50 £37.68 £33.55
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.13 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.17% -11.76% +4.94%

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Warwickshire

Test Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Engineer in Warwickshire

Test Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Engineer in Warwickshire

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 18 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 Warwickshire region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) hybris

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) hybris