The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Testing role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Head of Testing in their job title over the 3 months to 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Testing
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Testing 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £875 £800 -
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Head of Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8570 8166 9100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.01% 92.95% 91.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4804 4344 4252
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 497 591
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.85 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Head of Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Head of Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Head of Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Head of Testing across the South East region.

Head of Testing Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Head of Testing
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Testing within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 September 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
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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
Berkshire - - - -
Head of Testing
England