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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Testing Team Lead
Rank 572 524 527
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Test Team Leader 7 23 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.013% 0.049% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.052% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £405 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.75% +30.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
48097 43871 46063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.63% 92.80% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30743 27109 26547
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1985 1943 2297
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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
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 30 October 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 -9 4 £350 -18.12%
South East -24 2 - - 1
South West -39 1 £325 -36.58% 1
West Midlands - - - - 2
East of England - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 5
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
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Test Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
1 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 7 (31.82%) ISTQB
3 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
3 6 (27.27%) BDD
3 6 (27.27%) SpecFlow
3 6 (27.27%) Gherkin
3 6 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (27.27%) C#
3 6 (27.27%) HP
4 5 (22.73%) ISEB
4 5 (22.73%) Scrum
4 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
6 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 3 (13.64%) Selenium
6 3 (13.64%) User Stories
6 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
7 2 (9.09%) iPad
7 2 (9.09%) Functional Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Load Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (9.09%) Finance

Test Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DHCP
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) SpecFlow
2 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 3 (13.64%) Selenium
3 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.55%) JIRA
4 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Gherkin
2 2 (9.09%) JSP
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) iPad
1 2 (9.09%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.55%) Android
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
2 6 (27.27%) BDD
3 5 (22.73%) Scrum
3 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) User Stories
5 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.09%) Functional Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Load Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.55%) Coaching
7 1 (4.55%) TDD
7 1 (4.55%) Web Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.55%) Data Analytics
7 1 (4.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 7 (31.82%) ISTQB
3 5 (22.73%) ISEB
3 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) XenApp
1 1 (4.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) HP
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Siebel
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) VMware