The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Buckinghamshire region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Lead
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 75 72 74
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 2 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.22% 0.60% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.63% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 14
Median daily rate £356 £438 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +48.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £438 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £438 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £361 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.07% +9.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £48.75 -
% change year-on-year
-43.58% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
859 950 1165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.76% 95.10% 95.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 488 577
Median daily rate £396 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 33 40
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £24.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Test Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Test Leader Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Test Leader
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 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
Milton Keynes -4 1 £413 -5.71% 1
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (75.00%) Test Planning
2 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) ISEB
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Business Transformation
5 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
5 1 (12.50%) Calabash
5 1 (12.50%) Docker
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Confluence
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (12.50%) Redis
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Appium
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Apple Swift
5 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (12.50%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Appium
1 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
1 1 (12.50%) Calabash
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Test Planning
2 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Business Transformation
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Apple Swift
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
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