The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Suffolk region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 33 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.16% 0.49% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.51% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Median daily rate - £320 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -24.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 £35.00 £40.40
% change year-on-year
+38.57% -13.35%
Test Leader
East of 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 Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
252 197 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 97.67% 96.57% 98.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 123 209
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £186 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £543 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 25
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.87 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.19% -0.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Test Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Leader across the Suffolk region.

Test Leader Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Test Leader
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
Ipswich - 3 - -
Test Leader
East of England

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Suffolk region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Billing
3 1 (25.00%) Document Management
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Reinsurance
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Billing
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Document Management
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft