The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Team Leader 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 Test Team Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Testing Team Lead
Rank 571 550 538
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Test Team Leader 7 19 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.013% 0.039% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.042% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +26.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £334 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £440 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £306
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +30.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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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
47557 44759 49184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.01% 92.80% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27372 28112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1907 1958 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Test Team Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Test Team Leader Jobs Demand Trend in England

Test Team Leader
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Test Team Leader Daily Rate Trend in England

Test Team Leader
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Team Leader across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Test Team Leader Daily Rate Histogram in England

Test Team Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Test Team Leader Hourly Rate Trend in England

Test Team Leader
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 Test Team Leader within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
South West - 3 £325 - 1
South East +3 2 £365 -8.75% 1
Yorkshire -2 1 £345 +10.40%
North West -5 1 £300 -20.00% 2
London - - - - 3
North East - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
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Test Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Test Team Leader 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 Test Team Leader in their job title.

1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 11 (42.31%) Test Scripting
2 11 (42.31%) ISEB
3 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 9 (34.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (34.62%) ISTQB
4 8 (30.77%) Software Testing
4 8 (30.77%) Test Management
5 7 (26.92%) SQL
6 6 (23.08%) C#
6 6 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (19.23%) Test Strategy
7 5 (19.23%) BDD
7 5 (19.23%) SpecFlow
7 5 (19.23%) Gherkin
7 5 (19.23%) Scrum
8 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
8 4 (15.38%) ITIL
8 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
9 3 (11.54%) iPad
9 3 (11.54%) User Stories
9 3 (11.54%) Capacity Management
9 3 (11.54%) Portfolio Management
9 3 (11.54%) Test Planning
9 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
9 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (11.54%) Chip and PIN

Test Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Test Team Leader 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 Test Team Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (3.85%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) DHCP
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (19.23%) SpecFlow
3 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
4 3 (11.54%) Selenium
5 2 (7.69%) JIRA
6 1 (3.85%) JUnit
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) iPad
1 3 (11.54%) Chip and PIN
1 3 (11.54%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) Test Scripting
3 8 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 8 (30.77%) Test Management
4 6 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Test Strategy
5 5 (19.23%) BDD
5 5 (19.23%) Scrum
6 4 (15.38%) ITIL
6 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 3 (11.54%) User Stories
7 3 (11.54%) Capacity Management
7 3 (11.54%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (11.54%) Test Planning
7 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
7 3 (11.54%) Project Management
7 3 (11.54%) Operations Management
7 3 (11.54%) Asset Management
8 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
9 1 (3.85%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 11 (42.31%) ISEB
3 9 (34.62%) ISTQB
4 6 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) XenApp
2 1 (3.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
3 2 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) Remedy
4 1 (3.85%) BMC
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.85%) VMware