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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 72 87 77
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 7 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.73% 0.25% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.26% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 10
Median daily rate £388 £273 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.20% -19.25%
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 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 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
919 1140 1224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 96.23% 95.96% 95.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 546 699
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 44 73
Median hourly rate £15.25 £25.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.85 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 30 May 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
Milton Keynes +12 5 £388 +42.20% 2
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
1 5 (38.46%) Banking
1 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Mainframe
3 3 (23.08%) Validation
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Spanish Language
3 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
3 3 (23.08%) Data Validation
3 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
3 3 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
4 2 (15.38%) Re-Platforming
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) CRM
4 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 1 (7.69%) CICS
5 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 1 (7.69%) Temenos

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 (7.69%) CICS
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (7.69%) Temenos T24
General
1 5 (38.46%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Spanish Language
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 1 (7.69%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Mainframe
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris
4 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
1 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Data Validation
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
2 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
2 3 (23.08%) Validation
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (15.38%) Re-Platforming
3 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Test Management
4 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Temenos
2 1 (7.69%) VMware