The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling 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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 2.33% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £345
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.40 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +34.65%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Stirling 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
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
85 73 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 98.84% 96.05% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 55
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £9.62 £25.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.54% +78.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

Test Leader
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 6 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 5 (83.33%) Stress Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Content Management
3 4 (66.67%) CA Wily
3 4 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (66.67%) Content Management
3 4 (66.67%) Banking
3 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
4 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (50.00%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) Project Management
6 1 (16.67%) FileNet
6 1 (16.67%) Workflow
6 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
6 1 (16.67%) Document Management
6 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
6 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
6 1 (16.67%) Line Management
6 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 4 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) FileNet
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Stress Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Content Management
2 4 (66.67%) Content Management
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Document Management
5 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Line Management
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) CA Wily
2 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP