The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 75 88 111
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 41 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.99% 1.10% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.17% 1.17% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 2
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£350 £433 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.07% +19.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £359 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £435 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.58% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.00 -
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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 Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1893 1713 1836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 91.94% 94.02% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1122 988 947
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £230 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 148 188
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £35.00 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Test Leader
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Leader across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Test Leader Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Test Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Test Leader Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Test Leader
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Gosport -16 16 £425 -2.29% 1
Southampton -5 7 £325 -1.51%
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Winchester - - - - 1
Havant - - - -
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 41 (57.75%) HP
1 41 (57.75%) ISTQB
2 35 (49.30%) Security Cleared
3 34 (47.89%) Oracle
4 32 (45.07%) .NET
4 32 (45.07%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 30 (42.25%) SC Cleared
6 29 (40.85%) HTML
7 28 (39.44%) JavaScript
7 28 (39.44%) ASP.NET
7 28 (39.44%) JSP
8 27 (38.03%) Microsoft
9 26 (36.62%) Knowledge Management
10 22 (30.99%) QuickTest Pro
10 22 (30.99%) CRM
11 21 (29.58%) C#
12 20 (28.17%) VB
13 18 (25.35%) Test Automation
14 16 (22.54%) Project Management
15 14 (19.72%) HP Quality Center
16 12 (16.90%) Test Strategy
17 11 (15.49%) DV Cleared
17 11 (15.49%) Test Scripting
17 11 (15.49%) Oracle EBS
18 10 (14.08%) SQL
18 10 (14.08%) UNIX
19 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
19 9 (12.68%) User Acceptance Testing
20 8 (11.27%) Oracle Reports
21 7 (9.86%) Windows

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.23%) IBM Notes
1 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (15.49%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
1 4 (5.63%) HTTPS
1 4 (5.63%) SSL
1 4 (5.63%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.41%) SAN
2 1 (1.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (4.23%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (30.99%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (5.63%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.23%) SoapUI
3 3 (4.23%) SpecFlow
3 3 (4.23%) JIRA
4 2 (2.82%) Selenium
4 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.41%) Behat
5 1 (1.41%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.41%) Ant
5 1 (1.41%) JUnit
5 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.41%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.41%) Introscope
5 1 (1.41%) Subversion
5 1 (1.41%) Maven
General
1 3 (4.23%) Retail
2 2 (2.82%) Billing
3 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.41%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (45.07%) .NET
2 29 (40.85%) HTML
3 28 (39.44%) ASP.NET
3 28 (39.44%) JSP
4 6 (8.45%) XML
5 4 (5.63%) Web Services
6 3 (4.23%) SOAP
7 1 (1.41%) J2EE
7 1 (1.41%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
1 2 (2.82%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.41%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.08%) UNIX
2 7 (9.86%) Windows
2 7 (9.86%) Linux
3 4 (5.63%) Windows 2000
3 4 (5.63%) Windows XP
3 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.62%) Knowledge Management
2 22 (30.99%) CRM
3 18 (25.35%) Test Automation
4 16 (22.54%) Project Management
5 12 (16.90%) Test Strategy
6 11 (15.49%) Test Scripting
7 9 (12.68%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (7.04%) Software Testing
8 5 (7.04%) Security Testing
9 4 (5.63%) Workflow
9 4 (5.63%) Validation
9 4 (5.63%) Migration
9 4 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.63%) Scrum
10 3 (4.23%) Integration Testing
10 3 (4.23%) Data Transformation
10 3 (4.23%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.23%) Campaign Management
11 2 (2.82%) Revenue Management
11 2 (2.82%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (39.44%) JavaScript
2 21 (29.58%) C#
3 20 (28.17%) VB
4 10 (14.08%) SQL
5 6 (8.45%) Java
6 3 (4.23%) Ruby
7 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.41%) PHP
8 1 (1.41%) C
8 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 41 (57.75%) ISTQB
2 35 (49.30%) Security Cleared
3 32 (45.07%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 30 (42.25%) SC Cleared
5 11 (15.49%) DV Cleared
6 6 (8.45%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (8.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (5.63%) MCSE
7 4 (5.63%) CCNA
8 3 (4.23%) ISEB
8 3 (4.23%) CCNP
8 3 (4.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Nmap
2 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (19.72%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.63%) Nessus
Vendors
1 41 (57.75%) HP
2 34 (47.89%) Oracle
3 27 (38.03%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.23%) Siebel
4 3 (4.23%) Cisco
4 3 (4.23%) Lotus
4 3 (4.23%) ESRI
5 2 (2.82%) VMware
5 2 (2.82%) SAP
6 1 (1.41%) Citrix
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