The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Nottingham region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 30 44 30
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.69% 0.75% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 0.78% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £357 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +9.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
274 384 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 92.88% 95.52% 91.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 172 87
Average daily rate £350 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £228 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £427 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 14
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £23.75 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Test Leader
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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 22 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) SAP SD
2 1 (20.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP SD
1 1 (20.00%) SAP FI
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) HP