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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 345 353 330
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 84 72 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.29% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.31% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 53 57
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £375 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.48% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
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
22577 23003 24025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.29% 92.96% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15594 15798 15792
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 435 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 +18 17 £425 -10.52% 2
Surbiton - 1 - -
Ealing - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 76 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (31.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 54 (28.13%) Test Scripting
4 47 (24.48%) ISEB
5 43 (22.40%) Finance
6 41 (21.35%) Test Strategy
7 38 (19.79%) SQL
8 37 (19.27%) QA
9 35 (18.23%) Banking
9 35 (18.23%) Test Automation
10 32 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
10 32 (16.67%) Selenium
11 30 (15.63%) ISTQB
11 30 (15.63%) Software Testing
12 29 (15.10%) Oracle
13 28 (14.58%) BDD
14 26 (13.54%) Test Planning
15 24 (12.50%) Retail
15 24 (12.50%) Web Services
16 23 (11.98%) Mobile App
17 22 (11.46%) HP
18 21 (10.94%) Java
19 19 (9.90%) CRM
20 18 (9.38%) Scrum
20 18 (9.38%) Open Source
20 18 (9.38%) Test Management
21 16 (8.33%) Performance Testing
21 16 (8.33%) Waterfall
21 16 (8.33%) Cucumber
21 16 (8.33%) Microsoft

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 3 (1.56%) Apache
2 2 (1.04%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.04%) CMS
2 2 (1.04%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.60%) MS Office
3 4 (2.08%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.04%) Stata
4 2 (1.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.08%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.04%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.04%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.52%) Agresso
4 1 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.52%) Summit
4 1 (0.52%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.52%) Tesseract
4 1 (0.52%) Minerva
4 1 (0.52%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.52%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.13%) Internet
2 4 (2.08%) Network Security
3 3 (1.56%) 4G
3 3 (1.56%) 3G
3 3 (1.56%) 2G
4 1 (0.52%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.52%) DVB
4 1 (0.52%) Multicast
4 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.77%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (4.69%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (3.65%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.13%) Big Data
7 2 (1.04%) MySQL
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.52%) BODI
8 1 (0.52%) QlikView
8 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 32 (16.67%) Selenium
2 16 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 13 (6.77%) LoadRunner
4 12 (6.25%) JIRA
4 12 (6.25%) eggPlant
4 12 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
5 11 (5.73%) SoapUI
6 10 (5.21%) JBehave
6 10 (5.21%) Calabash
7 8 (4.17%) WebDriver
7 8 (4.17%) Robotium
8 7 (3.65%) FitNesse
9 5 (2.60%) JMeter
9 5 (2.60%) JUnit
10 4 (2.08%) Maven
11 3 (1.56%) Subversion
11 3 (1.56%) Ant
11 3 (1.56%) Toad
11 3 (1.56%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.56%) Apache Ivy
General
1 43 (22.40%) Finance
2 35 (18.23%) Banking
3 24 (12.50%) Retail
4 15 (7.81%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.65%) General Ledger
6 6 (3.13%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.08%) Front Office
7 4 (2.08%) Retail Banking
7 4 (2.08%) Games
8 3 (1.56%) Publishing
9 2 (1.04%) Advertising
9 2 (1.04%) Back Office
9 2 (1.04%) Electronics
10 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.52%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.52%) Local Government
10 1 (0.52%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.50%) Web Services
2 15 (7.81%) .NET
3 13 (6.77%) SOAP
4 11 (5.73%) HTML
5 8 (4.17%) JSP
6 7 (3.65%) XML
6 7 (3.65%) REST
7 6 (3.13%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.08%) CSS
9 3 (1.56%) Spring
9 3 (1.56%) J2ME
9 3 (1.56%) WAP
9 3 (1.56%) CSS3
9 3 (1.56%) Spring MVC
9 3 (1.56%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (1.04%) jQuery
10 2 (1.04%) Gherkin
10 2 (1.04%) HTML5
11 1 (0.52%) Cocoa Touch
11 1 (0.52%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.98%) Mobile App
2 18 (9.38%) Open Source
3 9 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (3.65%) Derivative
5 6 (3.13%) Credit Risk
6 5 (2.60%) Economics
6 5 (2.60%) Statistics
6 5 (2.60%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.60%) GIS
7 4 (2.08%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.08%) Swaptions
7 4 (2.08%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 4 (2.08%) Credit Derivative
8 3 (1.56%) Video on Demand
8 3 (1.56%) Over-the-Top Content
8 3 (1.56%) Handset
9 2 (1.04%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.04%) IPTV
9 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.25%) Windows
2 9 (4.69%) Apple iOS
3 8 (4.17%) Linux
4 4 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.08%) Android
4 4 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.04%) UNIX
6 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (31.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 54 (28.13%) Test Scripting
4 41 (21.35%) Test Strategy
5 35 (18.23%) Test Automation
6 30 (15.63%) Software Testing
7 28 (14.58%) BDD
8 26 (13.54%) Test Planning
9 19 (9.90%) CRM
10 18 (9.38%) Scrum
10 18 (9.38%) Test Management
11 16 (8.33%) Performance Testing
11 16 (8.33%) ETL
11 16 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (8.33%) Waterfall
12 15 (7.81%) TDD
13 14 (7.29%) Migration
13 14 (7.29%) ERP
14 13 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (6.77%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (19.79%) SQL
2 21 (10.94%) Java
3 11 (5.73%) C#
4 10 (5.21%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.08%) VB
6 2 (1.04%) C
6 2 (1.04%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.52%) Ruby
7 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.52%) Python
7 1 (0.52%) Perl
7 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (24.48%) ISEB
2 30 (15.63%) ISTQB
3 13 (6.77%) Security Cleared
4 12 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 11 (5.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (5.21%) Degree
7 8 (4.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 6 (3.13%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.52%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (19.27%) QA
2 2 (1.04%) SLA
3 1 (0.52%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (2.08%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.08%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.52%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 32 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.52%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (15.10%) Oracle
2 22 (11.46%) HP
3 16 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.17%) Informatica
5 7 (3.65%) Siebel
5 7 (3.65%) SAP
6 6 (3.13%) VMware
6 6 (3.13%) JD Edwards
6 6 (3.13%) hybris
7 5 (2.60%) Cisco
8 4 (2.08%) Juniper
8 4 (2.08%) Actimize
9 3 (1.56%) IBM
9 3 (1.56%) Apple
9 3 (1.56%) Sun
10 2 (1.04%) Cognos
10 2 (1.04%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.52%) Thunderhead
11 1 (0.52%) Avaloq
11 1 (0.52%) Fundtech
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