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 11 December 2016 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 100 121 112
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 7 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.38% 0.33% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.35% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
Median daily rate £376 £388 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.90% +89.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £344 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £396 £326
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
Test Leader
South East

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
1706 2018 2060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.37% 95.37% 92.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1052 1254 1114
Median daily rate £382 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.41% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £265 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 146 137
Median hourly rate £14.60 £18.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.05 £47.50 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 11 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Fareham - 1 £420 -
Havant - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - - 1
Southampton - 1 £300 -
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, 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 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 6 (37.50%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Test Strategy
3 5 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 4 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Smart Meter
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
5 3 (18.75%) Test Management
5 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
5 3 (18.75%) SOA
5 3 (18.75%) TestDirector
5 3 (18.75%) Middleware
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
6 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (12.50%) HP
6 2 (12.50%) ISEB
6 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (12.50%) Selenium
6 2 (12.50%) Robot Framework
6 2 (12.50%) SDLC
6 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing

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 3 (18.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle iStore
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) HeidiSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) TestDirector
2 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 2 (12.50%) Robot Framework
2 2 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
3 1 (6.25%) IntelliJ
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) JMeter
3 1 (6.25%) JUnit
3 1 (6.25%) LabVIEW
3 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
3 1 (6.25%) NetBeans
3 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.25%) TestNG
3 1 (6.25%) Toad
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Middleware
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) iSeries
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (31.25%) Test Strategy
1 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (18.75%) SOA
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) Test Management
3 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
3 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) People Management
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.25%) V-Model
5 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Hyperion
3 1 (6.25%) T-Plan
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