The first table below looks at the demand for the Head of Testing role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Head of Testing in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Testing
Rank 551 542 569
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Testing 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.015% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.016% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £800 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £800 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45626 43161 49005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.60% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 28137 25930 28012
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1961 2542
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Head of Testing
UK

Head of Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Head of Testing in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Head of Testing Jobs Demand Trend in England

Head of Testing
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Head of Testing across the England region.

Head of Testing Daily Rate Trend in England

Head of Testing
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 2 - - 3
Yorkshire - - - -
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Head of Testing
UK

Head of Testing
Top 28 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Head of Testing 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 Head of Testing in their job title.

1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Dependency Management
2 1 (25.00%) TRIRIGA
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB

Head of Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Head of Testing 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 Head of Testing in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) TRIRIGA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Dependency Management
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
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