The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Essex 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 52 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.21% 0.22% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £357 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +9.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
438 425 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 90.68% 91.40% 97.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 205 244
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 67 85
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £30.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -34.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £38.00 £41.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Test Leader
East of England

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Test Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Test Leader Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Test Leader
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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East of England

Test Leader
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region that cited Test 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 Leader in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) SAP FI
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (33.33%) SAP CO
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region that cited Test 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 Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (33.33%) SAP CO
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) HP