The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham 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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 30 46 36
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 4 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.12% 1.90% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 2.00% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -
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 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
331 500 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 92.98% 95.24% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 217 112
Average daily rate £319 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 11
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.85 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +23.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.05 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £162.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham region that cited Test Leader 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 Test Leader in their job title.

1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
1 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (28.57%) QA
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) SAP SD
3 1 (14.29%) SAP FI
3 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Advertising
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham region that cited Test Leader 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 Test Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP SD
1 1 (14.29%) SAP FI
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
1 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) SAP