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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 39 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 5 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.10% 1.73% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£425 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £369 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.50% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
Test Leader
East Midlands

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
416 549 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 91.83% 94.98% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 232 144
Average daily rate £325 £314 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.58% -7.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 16
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.10 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £162.50 £17.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +7 4 £425 +30.76% 1
Test Leader
East Midlands

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) 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%) TestComplete
4 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Finance

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) TestComplete
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) 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%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
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%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) SAP