The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 341 319 344
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 96 115 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.49% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.51% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 75 53
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £550
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 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year
+112.50% -
Test Leader
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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21561 22357 23076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.91% 94.74% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 15342 15679 15683
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 334 435
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in London

Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in London

Test Leader
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Leader across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Test Leader Daily Rate Histogram in London

Test Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Test Leader Hourly Rate Trend in London

Test Leader
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
City of London +25 19 £451 +0.22% 1
Croydon -8 4 £358 -
Bromley - 1 £500 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £400 -
Test Leader
England

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 London region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 72 (37.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 59 (30.41%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (28.87%) Test Strategy
4 54 (27.84%) Finance
5 46 (23.71%) Test Scripting
6 40 (20.62%) QA
7 38 (19.59%) Retail
8 36 (18.56%) Defect Management
9 35 (18.04%) Banking
10 27 (13.92%) Microsoft
11 26 (13.40%) Integration Testing
12 24 (12.37%) ISTQB
12 24 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (11.86%) ISEB
14 22 (11.34%) SQL
14 22 (11.34%) System Integration Testing
15 21 (10.82%) CRM
15 21 (10.82%) Security Cleared
16 19 (9.79%) Selenium
17 18 (9.28%) Waterfall
18 17 (8.76%) TDD
18 17 (8.76%) Migration
18 17 (8.76%) Functional Testing
19 16 (8.25%) BDD
19 16 (8.25%) Regression Testing
19 16 (8.25%) Test Management
20 15 (7.73%) Test Automation
20 15 (7.73%) Validation
20 15 (7.73%) Scrum
21 14 (7.22%) SAP

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 14 (7.22%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (1.55%) Confluence
3 3 (1.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.52%) CMS
4 1 (0.52%) SAS
4 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.09%) MS Office
3 3 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.55%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.06%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.03%) Eloqua
3 2 (1.03%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.52%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.52%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.55%) GitHub
2 1 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.52%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.52%) Office 365
2 1 (0.52%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.55%) PBX
1 3 (1.55%) VPN
2 1 (0.52%) ATM
2 1 (0.52%) BGP
2 1 (0.52%) DNS
2 1 (0.52%) Firewall
2 1 (0.52%) Intranet
2 1 (0.52%) LAN
2 1 (0.52%) OSPF
2 1 (0.52%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (0.52%) WAN
2 1 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.06%) GIS
3 3 (1.55%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (9.79%) Selenium
2 12 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (5.67%) Cucumber
4 10 (5.15%) JIRA
5 8 (4.12%) SoapUI
5 8 (4.12%) WebDriver
6 7 (3.61%) SpecFlow
6 7 (3.61%) Zephyr
7 6 (3.09%) HP UFT
8 5 (2.58%) Jenkins
8 5 (2.58%) Protractor
9 4 (2.06%) JMeter
9 4 (2.06%) LoadRunner
10 3 (1.55%) Appium
10 3 (1.55%) JBehave
10 3 (1.55%) TestComplete
11 2 (1.03%) Artifactory
11 2 (1.03%) NUnit
11 2 (1.03%) SonarQube
11 2 (1.03%) TeamCity
General
1 54 (27.84%) Finance
2 38 (19.59%) Retail
3 35 (18.04%) Banking
4 9 (4.64%) Investment Banking
4 9 (4.64%) Retail Banking
5 6 (3.09%) Games
6 3 (1.55%) Billing
6 3 (1.55%) Marketing
7 2 (1.03%) Back Office
7 2 (1.03%) Law
7 2 (1.03%) Legal
7 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.52%) Advertising
8 1 (0.52%) Front Office
8 1 (0.52%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.12%) Web Services
2 7 (3.61%) .NET
3 4 (2.06%) Middleware
4 3 (1.55%) AngularJS
4 3 (1.55%) Gherkin
4 3 (1.55%) REST
5 2 (1.03%) Java EE
5 2 (1.03%) LAMP
5 2 (1.03%) Laravel
5 2 (1.03%) SOAP
5 2 (1.03%) Velocity
6 1 (0.52%) Chai
6 1 (0.52%) Node.js
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.52%) React
6 1 (0.52%) RESTful
6 1 (0.52%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.12%) EPoS
3 6 (3.09%) Credit Risk
3 6 (3.09%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.58%) Fintech
5 3 (1.55%) Derivative
5 3 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.55%) IVR
6 2 (1.03%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.03%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.03%) FMCG
6 2 (1.03%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.03%) iPad
6 2 (1.03%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.03%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.03%) User Experience
7 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.52%) Equities
7 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.52%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.09%) Windows
2 5 (2.58%) Android
2 5 (2.58%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.06%) Linux
4 1 (0.52%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (37.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 59 (30.41%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (28.87%) Test Strategy
4 46 (23.71%) Test Scripting
5 36 (18.56%) Defect Management
6 26 (13.40%) Integration Testing
7 24 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (11.34%) System Integration Testing
9 21 (10.82%) CRM
10 18 (9.28%) Waterfall
11 17 (8.76%) Functional Testing
11 17 (8.76%) Migration
11 17 (8.76%) TDD
12 16 (8.25%) BDD
12 16 (8.25%) Regression Testing
12 16 (8.25%) Test Management
13 15 (7.73%) Scrum
13 15 (7.73%) Test Automation
13 15 (7.73%) Validation
14 14 (7.22%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.34%) SQL
2 13 (6.70%) Java
3 11 (5.67%) C
4 7 (3.61%) C#
5 5 (2.58%) Ruby
6 3 (1.55%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.03%) PHP
7 2 (1.03%) VBScript
8 1 (0.52%) C++
8 1 (0.52%) Groovy
8 1 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (12.37%) ISTQB
2 23 (11.86%) ISEB
3 21 (10.82%) Security Cleared
4 13 (6.70%) SC Cleared
5 8 (4.12%) Degree
6 7 (3.61%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.55%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (1.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.55%) PMP
8 1 (0.52%) CEH
8 1 (0.52%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (20.62%) QA
2 4 (2.06%) JSP 440
3 3 (1.55%) Solvency II
4 2 (1.03%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (1.03%) EMIR
4 2 (1.03%) MiFID
5 1 (0.52%) Basel II
5 1 (0.52%) Basel III
5 1 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.52%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (2.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.52%) Docker
2 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (5.15%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.55%) WMI
3 1 (0.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 27 (13.92%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.22%) SAP
3 8 (4.12%) HP
3 8 (4.12%) IBM
4 4 (2.06%) Adobe
5 3 (1.55%) ATG
5 3 (1.55%) JDA
5 3 (1.55%) Oracle
5 3 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.03%) Avaya
6 2 (1.03%) Charles River
6 2 (1.03%) Cisco
6 2 (1.03%) Genesys
6 2 (1.03%) Google
6 2 (1.03%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.52%) Citrix
7 1 (0.52%) Cognos
7 1 (0.52%) Murex
7 1 (0.52%) Pega
7 1 (0.52%) SunGard
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