The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough 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 Peterborough 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 33 11 22
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.94% 1.61% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 1.61% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £307 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.26% +11.11%
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
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
150 62 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 96.77% 100.00% 99.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 33 54
Average daily rate £350 £388 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +23.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £120 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 6 13
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Test Leader
Cambridgeshire

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Test Leader
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Back Office
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Endeca
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
General
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Back Office
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Endeca