The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Nottingham region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Lead
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 44 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.83% 0.84% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £413 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £373 £330
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +12.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £48.75 -
% change year-on-year
-43.58% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottingham 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
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
351 453 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 96.96% 95.57% 98.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 228 175
Median daily rate £368 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 25
Median hourly rate £12.23 £18.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.91% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.88 £50.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 Nottingham region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) JMeter
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) FTP
3 2 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) API Testing
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Billing
4 1 (16.67%) Logistics
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Pega

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JMeter
2 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Billing
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) API Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Load Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) MuleSoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Pega
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat