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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 110 79 74
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 10 41 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.51% 1.93% 2.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 2.03% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 25 23
Median daily rate £413 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £456 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £340 £343
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year
+112.50% -
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
1827 2020 1965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.98% 94.92% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1163 1290 1118
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 139 112
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.17 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.70 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 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
Southampton +2 2 £383 -10.00%
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Basingstoke +1 1 - -
Winchester -19 1 - -
Havant - 1 - -
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Smart Meter
3 6 (33.33%) SDLC
4 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
4 5 (27.78%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (27.78%) QA
4 5 (27.78%) ISEB
4 5 (27.78%) .NET
5 4 (22.22%) LoadRunner
5 4 (22.22%) HP
5 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Stress Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 4 (22.22%) Defect Management
5 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 4 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Case Management
6 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (16.67%) System Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Release Management
6 3 (16.67%) V-Model
6 3 (16.67%) ZigBee
6 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
6 3 (16.67%) Requirements Management

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:

Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
1 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) ZigBee
2 1 (5.56%) VLAN
2 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) LoadRunner
2 3 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (11.11%) Selenium
3 2 (11.11%) TestDirector
4 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.56%) IntelliJ
4 1 (5.56%) JMeter
4 1 (5.56%) JUnit
4 1 (5.56%) LabVIEW
4 1 (5.56%) NetBeans
4 1 (5.56%) TestNG
4 1 (5.56%) Toad
4 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Billing
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) Middleware
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Smart Meter
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) SDLC
3 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
4 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 4 (22.22%) Defect Management
4 4 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Stress Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 3 (16.67%) Case Management
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL
5 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 3 (16.67%) Release Management
5 3 (16.67%) Requirements Management
5 3 (16.67%) System Testing
5 3 (16.67%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) VB
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) ISEB
2 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.56%) MCITP
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
2 3 (16.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) T-Plan
4 1 (5.56%) Capita
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) SAP