The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 42 45 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 3 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.65% 0.55% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.58% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate
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£338 - £331
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 - £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 - £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £81.75
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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 Nottinghamshire 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
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
430 342 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 92.87% 94.48% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 143 174
Average daily rate £350 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 24
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +14.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.85 £18.88 £19.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Smart Meter
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) TestComplete
4 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP SD
1 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) TestComplete
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
2 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) SAP