The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Basingstoke region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 28 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.53% - 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% - 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
- +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
181 229 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 95.26% 95.42% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 133 88
Average daily rate £365 £400 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 16
Average hourly rate £13.50 £23.13 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.62% +71.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £13.30 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £29.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Leader in the job title across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Leader across the Basingstoke region.

Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Test Leader
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited Test Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Leader in their job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited Test Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco