The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Dorset region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 29 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.56% 1.63% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.68% 1.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Median daily rate £338 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year
+112.50% -
Test Leader
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset 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
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
224 229 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 95.73% 93.09% 96.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 111 132
Median daily rate £375 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £120 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 37 33
Median hourly rate £22.00 £38.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.10% +192.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £48.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Test Leader
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
Bournemouth -1 6 £338 +12.50% 1
Test Leader
South West

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Dorset region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Waterfall
2 5 (71.43%) Test Strategy
2 5 (71.43%) JIRA
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
4 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 2 (28.57%) QA
5 2 (28.57%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (28.57%) ISEB
5 2 (28.57%) iPad
5 2 (28.57%) Line Management
5 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (14.29%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (14.29%) SaaS
6 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
6 1 (14.29%) IIS
6 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 (14.29%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Waterfall
2 5 (71.43%) Test Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
3 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Line Management
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP
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