The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hampshire region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Lead
South East / Hampshire
Rank 95 113 105
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 14 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.77% 0.20% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.21% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 8
Median daily rate £389 - £385
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 - £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 - £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £361 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.80% +9.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £48.75 -
% change year-on-year
-43.58% -

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
1679 1876 1967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.46% 95.04% 92.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1048 1224 1084
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 86 113
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.70 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Hampshire region that featured Test Leader in the job title.

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - 6 £379 -
Southampton - 3 £300 - 1
Fareham -9 1 £420 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Eastleigh - 1 £438 -
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Test Leader contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 11 (57.89%) System Integration Testing
2 7 (36.84%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
3 4 (21.05%) Finance
4 3 (15.79%) ISEB
4 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.79%) Smart Meter
5 2 (10.53%) System Testing
5 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.53%) Defect Management
5 2 (10.53%) QA
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (10.53%) Selenium
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Retail
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) HP UFT
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) Validation
6 1 (5.26%) LabVIEW
6 1 (5.26%) Migration

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.26%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) HP UFT
1 2 (10.53%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) LabVIEW
2 1 (5.26%) Robot Framework
2 1 (5.26%) SilkTest
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Smart Meter
2 1 (5.26%) Life Science
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) System Integration Testing
2 7 (36.84%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) Defect Management
5 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (10.53%) System Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.53%) Validation
6 1 (5.26%) Data Management
6 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Test Management
6 1 (5.26%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Hyperion
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) VMware