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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 328 305 333
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 104 121 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.47% 0.51% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.54% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 78 47
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £300 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £608 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £27.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+54.54% -36.78%
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
21061 22369 21797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.05% 94.77% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15089 15700 14988
Median daily rate £455 £443 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.82% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 376 408
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.17 £41.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +30 22 £445 -1.11% 4
Croydon - 4 £358 -
Bromley - 2 £500 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Test Leader
England

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (34.62%) User Acceptance Testing
2 69 (33.17%) Finance
3 63 (30.29%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (27.40%) Test Strategy
5 52 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 43 (20.67%) QA
7 41 (19.71%) Banking
8 39 (18.75%) Retail
8 39 (18.75%) Defect Management
9 29 (13.94%) Integration Testing
10 28 (13.46%) SQL
10 28 (13.46%) Microsoft
11 27 (12.98%) Selenium
12 25 (12.02%) System Integration Testing
13 23 (11.06%) Functional Testing
13 23 (11.06%) ISEB
14 21 (10.10%) CRM
14 21 (10.10%) Security Cleared
14 21 (10.10%) ISTQB
15 20 (9.62%) Migration
16 19 (9.13%) Stakeholder Management
16 19 (9.13%) Non-Functional Testing
17 18 (8.65%) Test Automation
18 16 (7.69%) Manual Testing
18 16 (7.69%) Automation Testing
19 15 (7.21%) User Stories
19 15 (7.21%) Waterfall
19 15 (7.21%) Test Management
19 15 (7.21%) Scrum
19 15 (7.21%) Validation

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 13 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 4 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.44%) Confluence
4 1 (0.48%) CMS
4 1 (0.48%) SAS
4 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (5.29%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.37%) MS Office
3 4 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.40%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.96%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.96%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.48%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.48%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.44%) GitHub
2 1 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.48%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.48%) Office 365
2 1 (0.48%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.44%) VPN
2 2 (0.96%) BGP
2 2 (0.96%) DNS
2 2 (0.96%) Firewall
2 2 (0.96%) LAN
2 2 (0.96%) OSPF
2 2 (0.96%) WAN
3 1 (0.48%) ATM
3 1 (0.48%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.92%) GIS
3 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.48%) DataStage
3 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.48%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (12.98%) Selenium
2 14 (6.73%) JIRA
3 12 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (4.33%) Cucumber
4 9 (4.33%) WebDriver
5 8 (3.85%) Appium
5 8 (3.85%) HP UFT
6 7 (3.37%) SpecFlow
7 6 (2.88%) JMeter
8 5 (2.40%) LoadRunner
8 5 (2.40%) Protractor
9 4 (1.92%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.44%) Fiddler
10 3 (1.44%) JBehave
10 3 (1.44%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.44%) TestComplete
11 2 (0.96%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.96%) SonarQube
11 2 (0.96%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.96%) Zephyr
General
1 69 (33.17%) Finance
2 41 (19.71%) Banking
3 39 (18.75%) Retail
4 13 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.88%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.92%) Advertising
7 3 (1.44%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.44%) Games
7 3 (1.44%) Law
7 3 (1.44%) Marketing
7 3 (1.44%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.96%) Billing
8 2 (0.96%) Legal
9 1 (0.48%) Back Office
9 1 (0.48%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.33%) Web Services
2 6 (2.88%) .NET
3 4 (1.92%) Middleware
4 2 (0.96%) Gherkin
4 2 (0.96%) Java EE
4 2 (0.96%) REST
4 2 (0.96%) SOAP
4 2 (0.96%) Velocity
4 2 (0.96%) XML
5 1 (0.48%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.48%) Chai
5 1 (0.48%) Node.js
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.48%) React
5 1 (0.48%) RESTful
5 1 (0.48%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (5.77%) Mobile App
2 9 (4.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (3.85%) Credit Risk
4 5 (2.40%) Fintech
5 4 (1.92%) Derivative
5 4 (1.92%) EPoS
5 4 (1.92%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.44%) Market Risk
6 3 (1.44%) SWIFT
7 2 (0.96%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.96%) Equities
7 2 (0.96%) FMCG
7 2 (0.96%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.96%) iPad
7 2 (0.96%) User Experience
7 2 (0.96%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.48%) CESG
8 1 (0.48%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.29%) Android
1 11 (5.29%) Apple iOS
2 8 (3.85%) Linux
3 7 (3.37%) Windows
4 6 (2.88%) Unix
5 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (34.62%) User Acceptance Testing
2 63 (30.29%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (27.40%) Test Strategy
4 52 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 39 (18.75%) Defect Management
6 29 (13.94%) Integration Testing
7 25 (12.02%) System Integration Testing
8 23 (11.06%) Functional Testing
9 21 (10.10%) CRM
10 20 (9.62%) Migration
11 19 (9.13%) Non-Functional Testing
11 19 (9.13%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (8.65%) Test Automation
13 16 (7.69%) Automation Testing
13 16 (7.69%) Manual Testing
14 15 (7.21%) Scrum
14 15 (7.21%) Test Management
14 15 (7.21%) User Stories
14 15 (7.21%) Validation
14 15 (7.21%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 28 (13.46%) SQL
2 14 (6.73%) Java
3 9 (4.33%) C#
4 8 (3.85%) C
5 3 (1.44%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.44%) Ruby
6 2 (0.96%) VBScript
7 1 (0.48%) C++
7 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (11.06%) ISEB
2 21 (10.10%) ISTQB
2 21 (10.10%) Security Cleared
3 14 (6.73%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.85%) Degree
5 7 (3.37%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.44%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.44%) PMP
7 2 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.48%) CEH
8 1 (0.48%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (20.67%) QA
2 4 (1.92%) JSP 440
3 3 (1.44%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (1.44%) SDET
4 2 (0.96%) EMIR
4 2 (0.96%) MiFID
5 1 (0.48%) Basel II
5 1 (0.48%) Basel III
5 1 (0.48%) GAAP
5 1 (0.48%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (2.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.48%) Docker
2 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (6.73%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.44%) WMI
3 1 (0.48%) Ansible
Vendors
1 28 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.25%) SAP
3 9 (4.33%) IBM
4 6 (2.88%) HP
5 4 (1.92%) Adobe
5 4 (1.92%) Oracle
6 3 (1.44%) ATG
6 3 (1.44%) JDA
7 2 (0.96%) Charles River
7 2 (0.96%) CODA
7 2 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.96%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.48%) Citrix
8 1 (0.48%) Cognos
8 1 (0.48%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.48%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.48%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.48%) Murex
8 1 (0.48%) SunGard
8 1 (0.48%) TSYS
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Docklands
iKas International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago