The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Coventry region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank - 40 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry - 1.04% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £331 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
Test Leader
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry 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
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
463 358 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 92.97% 93.47% 93.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 224 140
Median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £150 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 25
Median hourly rate £15.00 £11.08 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.37% -34.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £22.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Test Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Test Leader Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Coventry region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Regression Testing
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) ISEB
2 5 (62.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
3 4 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Stress Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (50.00%) System Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) CMS
6 1 (12.50%) ION Trading
6 1 (12.50%) Content Management
6 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
1 5 (62.50%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) Regression Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
3 4 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Stress Testing
3 4 (50.00%) System Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) Content Management
6 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISEB
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) ION Trading
2 1 (12.50%) SAP