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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.35% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£299 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - £42.00
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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
140 124 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 94.59% 89.21% 89.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 48 55
Average daily rate £375 £288 £312
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £216 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 22
Average hourly rate £14.00 £30.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% -4.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £14.00 £19.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.35 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 10 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL