The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax 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 9 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 Halifax 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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 20 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 3.25% 1.13% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.47% 1.20% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Average daily rate
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£330 £360 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £336 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £384 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £301
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 - -
Job Titles Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
144 166 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 93.51% 93.79% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 115 182
Average daily rate £415 £396 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.79% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £505 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 £24.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.26% -2.94%
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Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Test Leader
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Leader across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 9 July 2014.

Test Leader Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Test Leader
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 11 (84.62%) Banking
2 10 (76.92%) Retail
3 8 (61.54%) Retail Banking
4 7 (53.85%) Finance
5 6 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (30.77%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (30.77%) ISEB
7 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
8 3 (23.08%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
8 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
8 3 (23.08%) BMC
8 3 (23.08%) ITSM
8 3 (23.08%) Remedy
8 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
9 2 (15.38%) Project Management
9 2 (15.38%) Change Management
9 2 (15.38%) Pega
10 1 (7.69%) Test Management
10 1 (7.69%) MS Project
10 1 (7.69%) Advertising
10 1 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Remedy ITSM
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11 (84.62%) Banking
2 10 (76.92%) Retail
3 8 (61.54%) Retail Banking
4 7 (53.85%) Finance
5 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
3 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
3 3 (23.08%) ITSM
3 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Test Management
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ISEB
1 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) BMC
1 3 (23.08%) Remedy
2 2 (15.38%) Pega
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