The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Milton Keynes region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 60 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.60% 0.31% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £413 £379 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.91% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year
+112.50% -
Test Leader
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
627 929 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 93.86% 96.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 512 464
Median daily rate £400 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £470 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 27
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.14 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.25% +34.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £30.00 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Milton Keynes region that featured Test Leader in the job title.

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Leader across the Milton Keynes region.

Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
1 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (22.22%) JMeter
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) VBScript
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Windows NT
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) Informatica
3 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
3 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
3 2 (22.22%) Spanish Language
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
1 2 (22.22%) JMeter
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
1 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Spanish Language
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Windows NT
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Informatica
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
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