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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Lead
South East / Berkshire
Rank 98 113 124
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 8 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.41% 0.29% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.32% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 3
Median daily rate £350 £463 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +23.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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
1790 2214 2426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.55% 90.59% 93.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 908 1129 1240
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £515 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 119 52
Median hourly rate £15.75 £17.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £63.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Bracknell - 4 £350 -
Maidenhead - 2 £550 -
Reading -2 1 - -
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 6 (31.58%) Defect Management
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
3 4 (21.05%) WebDriver
3 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Selenium
3 4 (21.05%) SAP
3 4 (21.05%) XML
3 4 (21.05%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (15.79%) ISEB
4 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
4 3 (15.79%) Taleo
4 3 (15.79%) Data Management
4 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Web Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Load Testing
5 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) Open Source
5 2 (10.53%) SaaS
5 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
5 2 (10.53%) BDD
5 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
5 2 (10.53%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
5 2 (10.53%) Subversion
5 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
5 2 (10.53%) JSON

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 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Taleo
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) SaaS
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) 2G
1 1 (5.26%) 3G
1 1 (5.26%) 4G
1 1 (5.26%) GPRS
1 1 (5.26%) GSM
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (5.26%) UMTS
1 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) HBase
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
1 2 (10.53%) Redis
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Selenium
1 4 (21.05%) WebDriver
2 2 (10.53%) Bugzilla
2 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) LoadRunner
2 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) Appium
3 1 (5.26%) FitNesse
3 1 (5.26%) JMeter
3 1 (5.26%) JUnit
3 1 (5.26%) SilkTest
General
1 2 (10.53%) Banking
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) XML
2 2 (10.53%) Django
2 2 (10.53%) JSON
2 2 (10.53%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (10.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Android
1 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
1 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Defect Management
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
3 4 (21.05%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Data Management
4 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.53%) BDD
5 2 (10.53%) Load Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Open Source
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
5 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
5 2 (10.53%) Web Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (5.26%) Records Management
6 1 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Java
1 2 (10.53%) Python
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISEB
1 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.26%) GxP
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) SAP
3 2 (10.53%) Saba
3 2 (10.53%) webMethods
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft