The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire 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 18 April 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 Nottinghamshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 44 42 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.27% 0.83% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.88% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.29 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+24.30% -
Job Titles Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
351 342 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 94.10% 94.74% 93.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 155 128
Average daily rate £345 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £231 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 40 18
Average hourly rate £13.75 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.00 £9.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £30.90 £26.59
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Test Leader
East Midlands

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Test Leader
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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.

Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL