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 27 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 320 346 358
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 94 82 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.37% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 49 50
Average daily rate
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£405 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £325 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £364
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -9.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - £42.00
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
21502 22440 23541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.49% 92.63% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15106 15254 16141
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 422 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 27 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 27 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 +12 26 £425 +3.03% 7
Hammersmith - 2 £475 -
Croydon - 1 - -
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 49 (25.93%) Finance
2 47 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (24.87%) Test Scripting
3 44 (23.28%) User Acceptance Testing
4 43 (22.75%) Banking
5 42 (22.22%) Test Strategy
6 41 (21.69%) SQL
7 40 (21.16%) QA
8 37 (19.58%) Test Automation
9 26 (13.76%) ISTQB
10 25 (13.23%) Test Planning
11 24 (12.70%) Java
11 24 (12.70%) ISEB
12 23 (12.17%) Selenium
13 22 (11.64%) Performance Testing
13 22 (11.64%) Integration Testing
13 22 (11.64%) Software Testing
14 21 (11.11%) Investment Banking
14 21 (11.11%) Test Management
14 21 (11.11%) SAP
15 20 (10.58%) HP Quality Center
16 19 (10.05%) Retail
16 19 (10.05%) System Integration Testing
17 17 (8.99%) JIRA
18 16 (8.47%) HP
18 16 (8.47%) ETL
19 15 (7.94%) Migration
19 15 (7.94%) Automated Testing
19 15 (7.94%) Mentoring
20 14 (7.41%) SoapUI

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 7 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.17%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.06%) CMS
4 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.53%) Node.js
4 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.53%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.06%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.12%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.06%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (1.06%) Primavera
2 2 (1.06%) SAP CRM
2 2 (1.06%) Summit
2 2 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.53%) RiskWrite
3 1 (0.53%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.53%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.06%) IaaS
3 1 (0.53%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.53%) Sage Pay
3 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.65%) ATM
1 5 (2.65%) Software-Defined Networking
2 3 (1.59%) WAN
2 3 (1.59%) LAN
3 2 (1.06%) PSTN
3 2 (1.06%) WLAN
3 2 (1.06%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.06%) Diameter Protocol
3 2 (1.06%) 3G
3 2 (1.06%) SS7
3 2 (1.06%) TCAP
3 2 (1.06%) ISUP
3 2 (1.06%) SCCP
3 2 (1.06%) INAP
3 2 (1.06%) 2G
3 2 (1.06%) 4G
4 1 (0.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.06%) MySQL
3 2 (1.06%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.53%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (12.17%) Selenium
2 17 (8.99%) JIRA
3 14 (7.41%) SoapUI
4 8 (4.23%) Cucumber
5 7 (3.70%) LoadUI
5 7 (3.70%) WebDriver
6 5 (2.65%) SpecFlow
7 4 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.12%) FitNesse
7 4 (2.12%) HP UFT
8 3 (1.59%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.59%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.06%) Hudson
9 2 (1.06%) ClearQuest
9 2 (1.06%) JMeter
9 2 (1.06%) Fiddler
9 2 (1.06%) JUnit
9 2 (1.06%) TestNG
10 1 (0.53%) WATIR
10 1 (0.53%) RSpec
General
1 49 (25.93%) Finance
2 43 (22.75%) Banking
3 21 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 19 (10.05%) Retail
5 13 (6.88%) Telecoms
6 8 (4.23%) General Ledger
7 4 (2.12%) Corporate Banking
7 4 (2.12%) Games
8 3 (1.59%) Spanish Language
9 2 (1.06%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.06%) Dutch Language
9 2 (1.06%) French Language
9 2 (1.06%) German Language
9 2 (1.06%) Italian Language
9 2 (1.06%) Advertising
9 2 (1.06%) Front Office
9 2 (1.06%) Automotive
10 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.76%) .NET
1 9 (4.76%) XML
1 9 (4.76%) Middleware
2 7 (3.70%) SOAP
3 6 (3.17%) Web Services
4 2 (1.06%) CGI
4 2 (1.06%) FIXML
4 2 (1.06%) FpML
4 2 (1.06%) HTML
5 1 (0.53%) LAMP
5 1 (0.53%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.53%) RESTful
5 1 (0.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.29%) Computer Science
2 9 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.17%) NHS
3 6 (3.17%) Fixed Income
4 5 (2.65%) Smart Meter
4 5 (2.65%) SWIFT
5 4 (2.12%) New Media
5 4 (2.12%) Derivative
6 3 (1.59%) Equities
6 3 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.59%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.59%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.59%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.59%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.06%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.06%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.06%) Wiki
7 2 (1.06%) EPoS
7 2 (1.06%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.12%) Windows
2 3 (1.59%) UNIX
3 2 (1.06%) Linux
4 1 (0.53%) Android
4 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
1 47 (24.87%) Test Scripting
2 44 (23.28%) User Acceptance Testing
3 42 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 37 (19.58%) Test Automation
5 25 (13.23%) Test Planning
6 22 (11.64%) Performance Testing
6 22 (11.64%) Integration Testing
6 22 (11.64%) Software Testing
7 21 (11.11%) Test Management
8 19 (10.05%) System Integration Testing
9 16 (8.47%) ETL
10 15 (7.94%) Automated Testing
10 15 (7.94%) Migration
10 15 (7.94%) Mentoring
11 14 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (6.88%) Scrum
12 13 (6.88%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (5.82%) System Testing
13 11 (5.82%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 41 (21.69%) SQL
2 24 (12.70%) Java
3 5 (2.65%) PL/SQL
4 4 (2.12%) C#
5 3 (1.59%) C
6 2 (1.06%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.06%) Ruby
7 1 (0.53%) PHP
7 1 (0.53%) C++
7 1 (0.53%) COBOL
7 1 (0.53%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (13.76%) ISTQB
2 24 (12.70%) ISEB
3 9 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (4.23%) Degree
4 8 (4.23%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.17%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.06%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (21.16%) QA
2 2 (1.06%) Basel III
2 2 (1.06%) COREP
2 2 (1.06%) FINREP
3 1 (0.53%) HL7
3 1 (0.53%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (10.58%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.06%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 21 (11.11%) SAP
2 16 (8.47%) HP
3 14 (7.41%) Oracle
4 12 (6.35%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.17%) Remedy
6 4 (2.12%) Murex
7 3 (1.59%) BMC
7 3 (1.59%) Informatica
7 3 (1.59%) Wall Street Systems
8 2 (1.06%) BT
8 2 (1.06%) Verint
8 2 (1.06%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.06%) Green Hat
8 2 (1.06%) WorldPay
8 2 (1.06%) Avaya
8 2 (1.06%) Genesys
8 2 (1.06%) Apple
8 2 (1.06%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.06%) IBM
8 2 (1.06%) Capita
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