The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bristol region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Lead
South West / Bristol
Rank 60 68 63
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 7 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.92% 0.64% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.66% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
Median daily rate £335 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £281 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £330 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +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 Bristol 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
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
735 759 818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 96.46% 96.44% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 552 613
Median daily rate £395 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.96% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 43 23
Median hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £41.25 £46.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Test Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Leader across the Bristol region.

Test Leader Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 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 Bristol region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 5 (35.71%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) QA
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
4 3 (21.43%) Office 365
5 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) TestComplete
5 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (14.29%) Re-Platforming
5 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) JIRA
5 2 (14.29%) Selenium
5 2 (14.29%) Kalido
5 2 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (7.14%) Python
6 1 (7.14%) PPP
6 1 (7.14%) HP
6 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
6 1 (7.14%) SAP HR
6 1 (7.14%) Middleware
6 1 (7.14%) MPLS
6 1 (7.14%) OSPF
6 1 (7.14%) BGP

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) BGP
1 1 (7.14%) HSRP
1 1 (7.14%) MPLS
1 1 (7.14%) OSPF
1 1 (7.14%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Kalido
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (14.29%) TestComplete
2 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
2 1 (7.14%) Sahi
2 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
2 1 (7.14%) WATIR
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 5 (35.71%) TDD
3 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
3 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) BDD
4 2 (14.29%) Re-Platforming
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Resilience Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Stress Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Test Management
5 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
5 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.14%) Python
1 1 (7.14%) Ruby
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) HP
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) SAP
Bristol, Avon
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Rate: £345. per day
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