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 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 24 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.59% - 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% - 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
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
164 169 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 97.04% 93.37% 96.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 92 125
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 20
Median hourly rate £14.50 £20.63 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.69% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £13.50 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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
Poole - 1 £325 -
Test Leader
South West

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 7 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 Dorset region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (70.00%) Waterfall
1 7 (70.00%) Test Strategy
2 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) JIRA
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Line Management
4 3 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) iPad
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (20.00%) Guidewire
5 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (20.00%) QA
5 2 (20.00%) Banking
6 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (10.00%) Document Management
6 1 (10.00%) Validation
6 1 (10.00%) IIS
6 1 (10.00%) ISEB
6 1 (10.00%) Security Management
6 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (10.00%) Back Office

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 (10.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) iPad
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) Test Strategy
1 7 (70.00%) Waterfall
2 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Line Management
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (10.00%) Document Management
5 1 (10.00%) Security Management
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Guidewire