The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lead Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Tester
Rank - 129 -
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Tester 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.20% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3466 2863 2269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.27% 93.41% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2022 1554 1074
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £218 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 165 174
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

Lead Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Lead Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Lead Tester
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lead Tester across the North West region.

Lead Tester Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Lead Tester
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Lead Tester 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 Lead Tester in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis

Lead Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Lead Tester 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 Lead Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle