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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Testing Team Lead
Rank 552 536 537
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Test Team Leader 34 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.040% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.043% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 7
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£378 £329 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.82% -17.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £333 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.78% -16.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £43.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.26
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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
46875 44412 41390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.50% 92.75% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30107 27634 24617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1774 1804 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.76 £38.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 East +1 20 £444 +33.45% 3
South West -13 6 £330 +1.53%
North West - 5 £380 - 3
London - 2 £388 - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
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Test Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (47.92%) Selenium
3 17 (35.42%) C#
3 17 (35.42%) Test Automation
4 16 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 13 (27.08%) Test Scripting
5 13 (27.08%) Mentoring
5 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
6 12 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (25.00%) Scrum
7 11 (22.92%) JMeter
7 11 (22.92%) TDD
7 11 (22.92%) .NET
7 11 (22.92%) Test Strategy
8 10 (20.83%) BDD
8 10 (20.83%) NUnit
9 9 (18.75%) Software Testing
9 9 (18.75%) Load Testing
9 9 (18.75%) Unit Testing
10 7 (14.58%) Finance
10 7 (14.58%) ISEB
10 7 (14.58%) Project Management
11 6 (12.50%) Security Testing
11 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
12 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
12 5 (10.42%) Integration Testing
12 5 (10.42%) QA
12 5 (10.42%) User Stories
13 4 (8.33%) System Testing
13 4 (8.33%) Banking

Test Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (2.08%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Wireless
1 1 (2.08%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) MySQL
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.08%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 23 (47.92%) Selenium
2 16 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 11 (22.92%) JMeter
4 10 (20.83%) NUnit
5 3 (6.25%) JIRA
6 2 (4.17%) JUnit
6 2 (4.17%) JProfiler
6 2 (4.17%) Sahi
6 2 (4.17%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.08%) Behat
7 1 (2.08%) NSubstitute
7 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.08%) ClearCase
7 1 (2.08%) HP UFT
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) LAMP
2 1 (2.08%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) UNIX
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (35.42%) Test Automation
3 13 (27.08%) Test Scripting
3 13 (27.08%) Mentoring
4 12 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (25.00%) Scrum
5 11 (22.92%) TDD
5 11 (22.92%) Test Strategy
6 10 (20.83%) BDD
7 9 (18.75%) Load Testing
7 9 (18.75%) Unit Testing
7 9 (18.75%) Software Testing
8 7 (14.58%) Project Management
9 6 (12.50%) Security Testing
10 5 (10.42%) Integration Testing
10 5 (10.42%) User Stories
11 4 (8.33%) System Testing
12 3 (6.25%) Time Management
12 3 (6.25%) Performance Testing
12 3 (6.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (35.42%) C#
2 2 (4.17%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.08%) Assembly Language
3 1 (2.08%) COBOL
3 1 (2.08%) Java
3 1 (2.08%) PHP
3 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) ISEB
2 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) GPEN
5 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.08%) CISSP
5 1 (2.08%) CISA
5 1 (2.08%) CISM
5 1 (2.08%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.08%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) SAP
3 1 (2.08%) IBM
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