The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Northern Ireland region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 £35.00 £40.40
% change year-on-year
+38.57% -13.35%
Test Leader
UK

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
94 102 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 94.00% 97.14% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 49 33
Median daily rate £375 £225 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -32.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £110 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.30 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £32.00 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

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

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 Northern Ireland region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Modbus
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Modbus
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Validation