The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East Midlands 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 85 87 84
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 15 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.90% 0.70% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.73% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 7
Median daily rate £475 £333 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £308 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £385 £395
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
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1595 1504 1559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 95.80% 96.23% 93.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 987 920 833
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 81 107
Median hourly rate £13.25 £11.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.76% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.54 £8.50 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £20.00 £23.60
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 the East Midlands

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Test Leader
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Leader across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Test Leader Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Test Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Test Leader Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Test Leader
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands 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
Northamptonshire -9 7 £500 +25.00%
Nottinghamshire - 4 £375 - 1
Derbyshire -1 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 - - 2
Test Leader
England

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 13 (37.14%) Middleware
1 13 (37.14%) Migration
2 9 (25.71%) Test Scripting
3 8 (22.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (17.14%) JIRA
4 6 (17.14%) FTP
5 5 (14.29%) Oracle
5 5 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 4 (11.43%) ActionScript 2.0
6 4 (11.43%) ActionScript
6 4 (11.43%) HTTPS
6 4 (11.43%) Finance
7 3 (8.57%) JMeter
7 3 (8.57%) ETL
7 3 (8.57%) ISEB
7 3 (8.57%) Java
7 3 (8.57%) SOAP
7 3 (8.57%) Functional Testing
7 3 (8.57%) REST
7 3 (8.57%) Selenium
7 3 (8.57%) Performance Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Load Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Retail
7 3 (8.57%) Manual Testing
8 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
8 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
8 2 (5.71%) Logistics
8 2 (5.71%) SoapUI

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) FTP
2 4 (11.43%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) JIRA
2 3 (8.57%) JMeter
2 3 (8.57%) Selenium
3 2 (5.71%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.86%) NUnit
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) Middleware
2 3 (8.57%) REST
2 3 (8.57%) SOAP
3 2 (5.71%) .NET
3 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.71%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Migration
2 9 (25.71%) Test Scripting
3 8 (22.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 5 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 3 (8.57%) ETL
5 3 (8.57%) Functional Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Load Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Manual Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Performance Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.71%) Logistics
7 1 (2.86%) Automation Testing
7 1 (2.86%) BDD
7 1 (2.86%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.86%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.86%) TDD
7 1 (2.86%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) ActionScript
1 4 (11.43%) ActionScript 2.0
2 3 (8.57%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) PHP
4 1 (2.86%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) ISEB
2 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) IBM
2 1 (2.86%) MuleSoft
2 1 (2.86%) Pega
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
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