The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxfordshire region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 57 66 65
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.97% 0.18% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.19% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Median daily rate £400 £275 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £275 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £275 £392
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
Test Leader
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
602 539 715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 97.41% 95.74% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 372 476
Median daily rate £450 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 50
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £55.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Oxfordshire region that featured Test Leader in the job title.

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Test Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Leader across the Oxfordshire region.

Test Leader Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Test Leader
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 4 £410 - 1
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Test Leader contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) BDD
2 6 (85.71%) Load Testing
2 6 (85.71%) QA
3 5 (71.43%) Selenium
3 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) Data Quality
3 5 (71.43%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
3 5 (71.43%) JIRA
4 4 (57.14%) Defect Management
4 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
4 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
4 4 (57.14%) JBoss
4 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Time Management
5 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Publishing
5 3 (42.86%) Degree
5 3 (42.86%) SDLC
6 2 (28.57%) Coaching
6 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
6 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
7 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
7 1 (14.29%) Kanban
7 1 (14.29%) Git (software)

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) JBoss
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
1 5 (71.43%) JIRA
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
3 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
4 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (14.29%) JMeter
4 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 3 (42.86%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) BDD
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Load Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Defect Management
4 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
4 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
5 3 (42.86%) SDLC
5 3 (42.86%) Time Management
6 2 (28.57%) Coaching
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (14.29%) Kanban
7 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
7 1 (14.29%) Product Management
7 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA
2 5 (71.43%) Data Quality