The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton 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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Tester
Rank - - 29
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Tester 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton - - 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £276 £288
% change year-on-year
+17.96% -4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Lead Tester
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton 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
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
207 164 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 98.10% 94.25% 96.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 64 137
Average daily rate £400 £381 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 5
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £10.36 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

Lead Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Lead Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Lead Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Lead Tester Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Lead Tester
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy

Lead Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy