The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 124 121 94
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 3 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.27% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.30% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 4
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£375 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £298 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £364 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Test Leader
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2335 2338 1959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.53% 90.31% 91.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1184 1180 823
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 100 110
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £27.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Test Leader
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +3 1 £375 +14.50% 3
Slough -8 1 £300 +0.84%
Bracknell - - - - 1
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) ETL
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) MPLS
1 1 (25.00%) BGP
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Data Management
1 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (25.00%) Web Development
1 1 (25.00%) QA
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) V-Model

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) MPLS
1 1 (25.00%) BGP
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) TestNG
1 1 (25.00%) Hudson
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Smart Meter
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) ETL
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Data Management
1 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (25.00%) Web Development
1 1 (25.00%) V-Model
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (25.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) F5
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