The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland 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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank - 21 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 1.79% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £360 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
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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 Northern Ireland 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
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
125 106 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 91.91% 94.64% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 49 69
Average daily rate £315 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £232 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -15.62%
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 Northern Ireland

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland