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 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 22 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.72% - 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% - 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
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
129 114 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 92.81% 95.80% 98.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 68 129
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 7
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 7 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 Ipswich region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Multicast
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Widevine
3 1 (25.00%) PlayReady
3 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) HEVC
3 1 (25.00%) Nagra
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Scalability Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Tektronix
3 1 (25.00%) Video on Demand
3 1 (25.00%) Splunk
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) TeMIP
3 1 (25.00%) MPEG
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) CA
3 1 (25.00%) Nagios
3 1 (25.00%) DRM

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Multicast
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HEVC
1 1 (25.00%) PlayReady
1 1 (25.00%) Widevine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) MPEG
1 1 (25.00%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) DRM
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Scalability Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) TeMIP
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) CA
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Nagra
1 1 (25.00%) Splunk
1 1 (25.00%) Tektronix