The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Ipswich region.

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.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.81% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.92% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£393 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £354 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.81% +8.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
171 66 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 96.07% 95.65% 95.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 44 100
Average daily rate £403 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 30
Average hourly rate £10.50 £16.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% -12.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £11.35 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £30.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
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Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Leader in the job title across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich region that cited Test Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Leader in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Business Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich region that cited Test Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Business Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA