The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Ipswich region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 26 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 3 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.58% - 4.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% - 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 10
Median daily rate £375 - £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £331
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
- -19.54%
Test Leader
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich 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
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
182 158 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 95.79% 97.53% 98.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 109 156
Median daily rate £463 £413 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £180 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 17
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £15.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Test Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Test Leader Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Ipswich region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Reinsurance
4 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (16.67%) Billing
4 1 (16.67%) Document Management
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) Resource Management

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Document Management
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft