The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 97 116 123
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 11 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.56% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 3
Median daily rate £350 £471 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.72% +57.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £438 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £504 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
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
1825 2334 2465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.83% 92.00% 93.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1008 1213 1294
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 145 62
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £47.50 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Test Leader in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Leader across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Test Leader Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Test Leader
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +5 4 £413 -4.06%
Bracknell - 4 £350 -
Maidenhead - 1 £400 -
Slough - 1 £325 -
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Test Leader 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 Berkshire region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 10 (35.71%) Test Strategy
2 8 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (21.43%) ISEB
4 6 (21.43%) Finance
4 6 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Defect Management
5 5 (17.86%) Oracle
5 5 (17.86%) XML
5 5 (17.86%) ERP
5 5 (17.86%) ISTQB
5 5 (17.86%) NetSuite
6 4 (14.29%) Selenium
6 4 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 4 (14.29%) WebDriver
6 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 3 (10.71%) Open Source
7 3 (10.71%) Performance Engineering
7 3 (10.71%) Test Planning
7 3 (10.71%) Algorithms
7 3 (10.71%) HBase
7 3 (10.71%) Redis
7 3 (10.71%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (10.71%) REST
7 3 (10.71%) Validation
7 3 (10.71%) Python
7 3 (10.71%) CRM

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Taleo
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) SaaS
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) 2G
1 1 (3.57%) 3G
1 1 (3.57%) 4G
1 1 (3.57%) GPRS
1 1 (3.57%) GSM
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
1 1 (3.57%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (3.57%) UMTS
1 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) HBase
1 3 (10.71%) MySQL
1 3 (10.71%) Redis
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Selenium
1 4 (14.29%) WebDriver
2 2 (7.14%) Bugzilla
2 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) JIRA
2 2 (7.14%) LoadRunner
2 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
2 2 (7.14%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) Appium
3 1 (3.57%) FitNesse
3 1 (3.57%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.57%) JMeter
3 1 (3.57%) JUnit
3 1 (3.57%) MSTest
3 1 (3.57%) SilkTest
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) XML
2 3 (10.71%) Django
2 3 (10.71%) JSON
2 3 (10.71%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (10.71%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Algorithms
2 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
1 3 (10.71%) Ubuntu
2 2 (7.14%) Android
2 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Test Strategy
2 8 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (21.43%) Defect Management
4 6 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (17.86%) ERP
6 4 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 3 (10.71%) CRM
7 3 (10.71%) Data Management
7 3 (10.71%) Open Source
7 3 (10.71%) Performance Engineering
7 3 (10.71%) Test Planning
7 3 (10.71%) Validation
8 2 (7.14%) BDD
8 2 (7.14%) Load Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Project Management
8 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.14%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Python
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) ISEB
2 5 (17.86%) ISTQB
3 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) NetSuite
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Saba
2 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (7.14%) SAP
2 2 (7.14%) webMethods
3 1 (3.57%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft