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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 64 54 57
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 5 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.59% 1.72% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 1.80% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 13
Median daily rate £513 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.15% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £297 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £370 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 £35.00 £40.40
% change year-on-year
+38.57% -13.35%
Test Leader
South West

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
821 834 769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 96.82% 95.64% 93.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 603 534
Median daily rate £364 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 34 52
Median hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £39.55 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 May 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 Bristol region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 8 (61.54%) Banking
3 5 (38.46%) Retail
3 5 (38.46%) Retail Banking
3 5 (38.46%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (30.77%) Defect Management
4 4 (30.77%) Migration
4 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (30.77%) Teradata
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) HP
5 3 (23.08%) Data Management
5 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
5 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
5 3 (23.08%) SDLC
6 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) Test Management
6 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 1 (7.69%) Electronics
7 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
7 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.69%) SAP
7 1 (7.69%) SAP MM
7 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas

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 (7.69%) SAP MM
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 8 (61.54%) Banking
3 5 (38.46%) Retail
3 5 (38.46%) Retail Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Electronics
4 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Defect Management
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
1 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) Data Management
2 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
2 3 (23.08%) SDLC
2 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
2 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Test Management
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Teradata
2 3 (23.08%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) SAP