The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank - 34 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 0.47% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.48% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
119 189 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 88.81% 89.57% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 62 59
Average daily rate £305 £312 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.24% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 5
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -20.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.84 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Leader in the job title across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Test Leader
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region that cited Test Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Leader in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region that cited Test Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development