The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Head of Testing featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Testing
Rank 270 271 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Testing 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.011% 0.010% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.011% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £725 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £725 £725
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
8661 9039 8527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.06% 94.63% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5213 5053 4667
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 437 468
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Head of Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Head of Testing in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Head of Testing 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 South East region featuring Head of Testing in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification

Head of Testing Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Retail
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle