The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 110 121 119
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 10 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 0.32% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.34% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 5
Median daily rate £525 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -4.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
Test Leader
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1860 2656 2703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.29% 93.39% 95.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1071 1395 1449
Median daily rate £370 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 47 53
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.02 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.13% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.50 £38.00
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 Scotland

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Test Leader
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Leader across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Test Leader Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Test Leader
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 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
Edinburgh +19 5 £525 +61.53%
Glasgow +7 3 £375 - 1
Renfrewshire +1 1 - -
Inverclyde - 1 - -
Test Leader
UK

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 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 Scotland region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Finance
3 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
4 5 (29.41%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
5 4 (23.53%) HP
5 4 (23.53%) Java
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
5 4 (23.53%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Fintech
6 3 (17.65%) Protractor
6 3 (17.65%) OO
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle
6 3 (17.65%) ISEB
6 3 (17.65%) EPoS
6 3 (17.65%) TDD
6 3 (17.65%) Retail
6 3 (17.65%) BDD
6 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
6 3 (17.65%) SpecFlow
6 3 (17.65%) Selenium
6 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
6 3 (17.65%) System Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Investment Management
7 2 (11.76%) Test Automation

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (5.88%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
2 3 (17.65%) Protractor
2 3 (17.65%) Selenium
2 3 (17.65%) SpecFlow
2 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
3 2 (11.76%) LoadRunner
4 1 (5.88%) JMeter
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Law
4 1 (5.88%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) EPoS
1 3 (17.65%) Fintech
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
4 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
4 4 (23.53%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
5 3 (17.65%) BDD
5 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
5 3 (17.65%) OO
5 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
5 3 (17.65%) System Testing
5 3 (17.65%) TDD
5 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
6 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
6 2 (11.76%) Investment Management
6 2 (11.76%) Release Management
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
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