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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Lead
England / London
Rank 336 310 300
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 60 110 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.51% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.54% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 72 83
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £363 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £374 £330
% change year-on-year
+0.33% +13.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £48.75 -
% change year-on-year
-43.58% -

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
18340 20393 20020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.80% 95.07% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13137 14442 14116
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 308 329
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -11.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -21 13 £450 -5.26% 3
Test Leader
England

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 55 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (30.30%) User Acceptance Testing
3 38 (28.79%) Finance
4 32 (24.24%) Test Scripting
5 31 (23.48%) Banking
6 27 (20.45%) Test Strategy
7 24 (18.18%) Selenium
8 22 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 22 (16.67%) ISEB
9 21 (15.91%) QA
10 20 (15.15%) SQL
11 19 (14.39%) JIRA
12 16 (12.12%) ISTQB
12 16 (12.12%) Automation Testing
13 15 (11.36%) Test Management
13 15 (11.36%) HP UFT
13 15 (11.36%) Retail
13 15 (11.36%) Scrum
14 14 (10.61%) Microsoft
15 13 (9.85%) Automated Testing
15 13 (9.85%) Functional Testing
15 13 (9.85%) BDD
16 12 (9.09%) HP
16 12 (9.09%) CRM
17 11 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
17 11 (8.33%) Cucumber
17 11 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
18 10 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
18 10 (7.58%) SAP
18 10 (7.58%) Java

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 3 (2.27%) Confluence
2 2 (1.52%) Apache Solr
2 2 (1.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.76%) CMS
3 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.76%) SugarCRM
3 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.03%) Temenos T24
3 3 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.52%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.76%) Magento
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.76%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.76%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Office 365
1 1 (0.76%) OneDrive
1 1 (0.76%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) HTTP
1 1 (0.76%) Intranet
1 1 (0.76%) Skype
1 1 (0.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.79%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.27%) InfluxDB
4 3 (2.27%) MySQL
4 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.52%) PowerCenter
5 2 (1.52%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.52%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.76%) DataStage
6 1 (0.76%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (18.18%) Selenium
2 19 (14.39%) JIRA
3 15 (11.36%) HP UFT
4 11 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 10 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (6.82%) SoapUI
7 7 (5.30%) SpecFlow
8 6 (4.55%) Jenkins
8 6 (4.55%) JUnit
8 6 (4.55%) WebDriver
9 5 (3.79%) CasperJS
9 5 (3.79%) Visual Studio
10 3 (2.27%) JMeter
11 2 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.52%) Calabash
11 2 (1.52%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.52%) Maven
11 2 (1.52%) NUnit
11 2 (1.52%) Protractor
11 2 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 38 (28.79%) Finance
2 31 (23.48%) Banking
3 15 (11.36%) Retail
4 9 (6.82%) Retail Banking
5 7 (5.30%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.79%) Law
7 4 (3.03%) Legal
7 4 (3.03%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.27%) Front Office
8 3 (2.27%) Marketing
9 2 (1.52%) Advertising
9 2 (1.52%) Billing
10 1 (0.76%) French Language
10 1 (0.76%) Games
10 1 (0.76%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.06%) .NET
2 5 (3.79%) SOAP
2 5 (3.79%) Web Services
3 3 (2.27%) RESTful
4 2 (1.52%) Drools
4 2 (1.52%) Gherkin
4 2 (1.52%) Spring
4 2 (1.52%) XML
5 1 (0.76%) Behat
5 1 (0.76%) J2EE
5 1 (0.76%) JSON
5 1 (0.76%) Middleware
5 1 (0.76%) Node.js
5 1 (0.76%) RESTEasy
5 1 (0.76%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.52%) Fintech
2 2 (1.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.76%) Credit Risk
3 1 (0.76%) Derivative
3 1 (0.76%) Online Games
3 1 (0.76%) Private Cloud
3 1 (0.76%) Reference Data
3 1 (0.76%) Smart Meter
3 1 (0.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.03%) Android
2 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.76%) Linux
2 1 (0.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (30.30%) User Acceptance Testing
3 32 (24.24%) Test Scripting
4 27 (20.45%) Test Strategy
5 22 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 16 (12.12%) Automation Testing
7 15 (11.36%) Scrum
7 15 (11.36%) Test Management
8 13 (9.85%) Automated Testing
8 13 (9.85%) BDD
8 13 (9.85%) Functional Testing
9 12 (9.09%) CRM
10 11 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 11 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (6.82%) Migration
11 9 (6.82%) Software Testing
12 8 (6.06%) Defect Management
12 8 (6.06%) Defect Tracking
12 8 (6.06%) Project Management
12 8 (6.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.15%) SQL
2 10 (7.58%) Java
3 5 (3.79%) C#
4 4 (3.03%) Ruby
5 2 (1.52%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.52%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.76%) C++
6 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.76%) PHP
6 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (16.67%) ISEB
2 16 (12.12%) ISTQB
3 8 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.06%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.03%) PhD
5 3 (2.27%) Degree
5 3 (2.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.91%) QA
2 7 (5.30%) SDET
3 2 (1.52%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.52%) EMIR
3 2 (1.52%) MiFID
3 2 (1.52%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.76%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.03%) Ambari
2 4 (3.03%) Grafana
2 4 (3.03%) HAProxy
2 4 (3.03%) ZABBIX
3 3 (2.27%) collectd
3 3 (2.27%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.76%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (0.76%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 14 (10.61%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.09%) HP
3 10 (7.58%) SAP
4 6 (4.55%) Oracle
5 5 (3.79%) Sybase
6 3 (2.27%) hybris
7 2 (1.52%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.52%) Informatica
7 2 (1.52%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.52%) Workday
8 1 (0.76%) Adobe
8 1 (0.76%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.76%) Concur
8 1 (0.76%) Dell
8 1 (0.76%) IBM
8 1 (0.76%) Maconomy
8 1 (0.76%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.76%) Siebel
8 1 (0.76%) WorldPay
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