The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Lead Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Tester
UK / England
Rank 556 576 562
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Tester 11 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.060% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.063% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 12
Median daily rate £375 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £288 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £518 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
38645 44135 43796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.90% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 25340 28509 27973
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1325 1619 1749
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.57 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Lead Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Lead Tester in the job title.

Lead Tester Jobs Demand Trend in England

Lead Tester
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Lead Tester Daily Rate Trend in England

Lead Tester
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Tester across the England region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Lead Tester Daily Rate Histogram in England

Lead Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lead Tester across the England region.

Lead Tester Hourly Rate Trend in England

Lead Tester
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 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
London +2 9 £400 -5.88% 5
South West +11 1 £360 -16.27%
East of England - 1 - - 1
Lead Tester
UK

Lead Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Lead Tester 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 England region featuring Lead Tester in the job title.

1 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) Cucumber
2 8 (27.59%) BDD
2 8 (27.59%) Selenium
3 7 (24.14%) JIRA
4 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
4 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
4 6 (20.69%) SQL
5 5 (17.24%) TDD
5 5 (17.24%) Retail
5 5 (17.24%) Performance Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
5 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (13.79%) Statistics
6 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
6 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
6 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (13.79%) WebLOAD
6 4 (13.79%) SoapUI
6 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
6 4 (13.79%) Automation Testing
6 4 (13.79%) NeoLoad
6 4 (13.79%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (13.79%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (13.79%) JMeter
6 4 (13.79%) C#
6 4 (13.79%) Java
6 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
6 4 (13.79%) SOA
6 4 (13.79%) Microsoft

Lead Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.45%) JBoss
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.45%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) IaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) PaaS
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Cucumber
1 8 (27.59%) Selenium
2 7 (24.14%) JIRA
3 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (13.79%) JMeter
4 4 (13.79%) LoadRunner
4 4 (13.79%) NeoLoad
4 4 (13.79%) SoapUI
4 4 (13.79%) WebLOAD
5 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
5 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
6 2 (6.90%) Zephyr
7 1 (3.45%) CruiseControl
7 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
7 1 (3.45%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (3.45%) JUnit
7 1 (3.45%) Maven
7 1 (3.45%) Subversion
7 1 (3.45%) VersionOne
7 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (17.24%) Retail
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) CSS
2 2 (6.90%) Gherkin
2 2 (6.90%) REST
2 2 (6.90%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) Ajax
3 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.45%) Chai
3 1 (3.45%) jQuery
3 1 (3.45%) LINQ
3 1 (3.45%) Node.js
3 1 (3.45%) SOAP
3 1 (3.45%) Spring
3 1 (3.45%) Swagger
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Statistics
2 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) BDD
3 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
3 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
4 5 (17.24%) Performance Testing
4 5 (17.24%) TDD
4 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
5 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Automation Testing
5 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
5 4 (13.79%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (13.79%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (13.79%) SOA
5 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
5 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Manual Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Scrum
6 3 (10.34%) Service Management
7 2 (6.90%) System Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) C#
2 4 (13.79%) Java
3 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.90%) Python
4 1 (3.45%) Ruby
4 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) ISEB
1 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (3.45%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Ansible
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
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