The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford 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 10 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 Oxford 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 28 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.45% 0.46% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £301
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 - -
Job Titles Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
213 209 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 96.38% 96.76% 98.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 127 166
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 13 40
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £13.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
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Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Test Leader
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DTV
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP