The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 314 333 353
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 98 88 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.41% 0.37% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.40% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 54 50
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £311 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £340 £364
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - -
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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
21907 22137 22840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.19% 92.82% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 15325 15120 15560
Average daily rate £450 £425 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 353 408 472
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 5 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the London region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +6 27 £450 +24.13% 3
Hammersmith - 2 £300 -
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 51 (25.63%) Finance
2 48 (24.12%) Test Scripting
3 47 (23.62%) User Acceptance Testing
4 46 (23.12%) Test Strategy
5 45 (22.61%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (21.11%) Banking
6 42 (21.11%) SQL
7 37 (18.59%) Test Automation
8 33 (16.58%) QA
9 27 (13.57%) Selenium
10 25 (12.56%) Test Management
10 25 (12.56%) ISTQB
10 25 (12.56%) Test Planning
11 24 (12.06%) Java
11 24 (12.06%) ISEB
12 22 (11.06%) SAP
12 22 (11.06%) Software Testing
13 21 (10.55%) Integration Testing
14 20 (10.05%) Migration
14 20 (10.05%) Retail
15 19 (9.55%) Investment Banking
15 19 (9.55%) HP
15 19 (9.55%) System Integration Testing
16 17 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
16 17 (8.54%) Performance Testing
17 16 (8.04%) HP Quality Center
17 16 (8.04%) Microsoft
18 15 (7.54%) Business Intelligence
18 15 (7.54%) ETL
18 15 (7.54%) Oracle

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (5.03%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.51%) CMS
3 2 (1.01%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.01%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.50%) Node.js
4 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.50%) FileNet
4 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.50%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (3.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.01%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.51%) MS Office
4 2 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.01%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.01%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (1.01%) SAP CRM
3 2 (1.01%) Summit
4 1 (0.50%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.50%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.50%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.50%) SaaS
2 1 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.50%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.51%) ATM
2 2 (1.01%) PSTN
2 2 (1.01%) Intranet
2 2 (1.01%) 3G
2 2 (1.01%) SS7
2 2 (1.01%) TCAP
2 2 (1.01%) ISUP
2 2 (1.01%) SCCP
2 2 (1.01%) INAP
2 2 (1.01%) 2G
2 2 (1.01%) 4G
2 2 (1.01%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (1.01%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (0.50%) WAN
3 1 (0.50%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.50%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.01%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.01%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.01%) MySQL
5 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.50%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.50%) Big Data
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (13.57%) Selenium
2 15 (7.54%) SoapUI
3 14 (7.04%) JIRA
4 10 (5.03%) Cucumber
5 7 (3.52%) WebDriver
5 7 (3.52%) SpecFlow
5 7 (3.52%) HP UFT
6 6 (3.02%) LoadUI
7 5 (2.51%) LoadRunner
7 5 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.01%) FitNesse
9 3 (1.51%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.01%) Fiddler
10 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (1.01%) ClearQuest
10 2 (1.01%) JUnit
10 2 (1.01%) Maven
11 1 (0.50%) SilkPerformer
11 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.50%) IntelliJ
General
1 51 (25.63%) Finance
2 42 (21.11%) Banking
3 20 (10.05%) Retail
4 19 (9.55%) Investment Banking
5 12 (6.03%) Telecoms
6 8 (4.02%) General Ledger
7 4 (2.01%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (1.51%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.51%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.01%) Front Office
9 2 (1.01%) Automotive
9 2 (1.01%) Games
9 2 (1.01%) Advertising
9 2 (1.01%) Dutch Language
9 2 (1.01%) French Language
9 2 (1.01%) German Language
9 2 (1.01%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.50%) Publishing
10 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.53%) .NET
2 8 (4.02%) Middleware
3 7 (3.52%) XML
3 7 (3.52%) SOAP
4 6 (3.02%) Web Services
4 6 (3.02%) HTML
5 4 (2.01%) RESTful
6 2 (1.01%) Gherkin
6 2 (1.01%) CGI
7 1 (0.50%) LAMP
7 1 (0.50%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.52%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.02%) NHS
4 5 (2.51%) Smart Meter
4 5 (2.51%) SWIFT
5 4 (2.01%) Fixed Income
5 4 (2.01%) Derivative
6 3 (1.51%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.51%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.51%) New Media
7 2 (1.01%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.01%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.01%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.01%) EPoS
7 2 (1.01%) PKI
8 1 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.50%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.50%) Statistics
8 1 (0.50%) APACS
8 1 (0.50%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.51%) Linux
2 4 (2.01%) Windows
3 3 (1.51%) UNIX
4 2 (1.01%) Android
4 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (24.12%) Test Scripting
2 47 (23.62%) User Acceptance Testing
3 46 (23.12%) Test Strategy
4 45 (22.61%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (18.59%) Test Automation
6 25 (12.56%) Test Management
6 25 (12.56%) Test Planning
7 22 (11.06%) Software Testing
8 21 (10.55%) Integration Testing
9 20 (10.05%) Migration
10 19 (9.55%) System Integration Testing
11 17 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (8.54%) Performance Testing
12 15 (7.54%) Automated Testing
12 15 (7.54%) ETL
12 15 (7.54%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (7.54%) Mentoring
13 13 (6.53%) BDD
13 13 (6.53%) Scrum
14 12 (6.03%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (21.11%) SQL
2 24 (12.06%) Java
3 7 (3.52%) C#
4 6 (3.02%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.51%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.01%) Ruby
7 2 (1.01%) C
8 1 (0.50%) Groovy
8 1 (0.50%) PHP
8 1 (0.50%) C++
8 1 (0.50%) COBOL
8 1 (0.50%) VB
8 1 (0.50%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (12.56%) ISTQB
2 24 (12.06%) ISEB
3 9 (4.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (4.52%) Degree
4 3 (1.51%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (1.51%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (16.58%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) Basel III
2 2 (1.01%) COREP
2 2 (1.01%) FINREP
3 1 (0.50%) HL7
3 1 (0.50%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (8.04%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.50%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 22 (11.06%) SAP
2 19 (9.55%) HP
3 16 (8.04%) Microsoft
4 15 (7.54%) Oracle
5 5 (2.51%) Remedy
6 3 (1.51%) Kofax
6 3 (1.51%) Wall Street Systems
6 3 (1.51%) Informatica
7 2 (1.01%) BMC
7 2 (1.01%) Apple
7 2 (1.01%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.01%) IBM
7 2 (1.01%) Murex
7 2 (1.01%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.01%) BT
7 2 (1.01%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.01%) Green Hat
7 2 (1.01%) WorldPay
7 2 (1.01%) Capita
7 2 (1.01%) Bloomberg
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