The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire 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 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 61 56 75
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 1 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.13% 1.08% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 1.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Median daily rate - £403 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -
Test Leader
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
731 705 813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.06% 95.01% 96.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 358 466
Median daily rate £390 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 65 50
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £37.25 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Test Leader
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
Test Leader
East of England

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 2 (66.67%) Maximo
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) FitNesse
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (33.33%) ATDD
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) People Management
3 1 (33.33%) Robot Framework

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Maximo
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) FitNesse
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) JBehave
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Mockito
1 1 (33.33%) Moq
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Robot Framework
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) ATDD
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) People Management
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian