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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 63 91 -
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.88% 0.21% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Median daily rate £375 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -
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
735 1330 1130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.69% 93.99% 93.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 722 606
Median daily rate £410 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 63 65
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.46 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £30.00 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Leader across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Test Leader Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 October 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 +15 7 £375 -11.76%
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Test Strategy
3 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
3 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) ISEB
4 3 (23.08%) Unix
4 3 (23.08%) Banking
4 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Business Transformation
5 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
5 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
5 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
5 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Retail
5 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing

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
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (7.69%) Temenos T24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) HP UFT
1 2 (15.38%) JMeter
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
1 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Electronics
3 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (15.38%) Marketing
3 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.69%) Automotive
4 1 (7.69%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Unix
3 2 (15.38%) Windows NT
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Test Strategy
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
2 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
2 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Business Transformation
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (15.38%) ETL
4 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
4 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Informatica
3 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) Temenos
4 1 (7.69%) VMware