The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Surrey region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Lead
South East / Surrey
Rank - 86 81
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 0 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - 0.43% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.44% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 4
Median daily rate - £450 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
871 1129 1303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 93.86% 96.58% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 747 705
Median daily rate £425 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 65 51
Median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Test Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Test Leader Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Surrey region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (75.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
2 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) XPath
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
2 1 (25.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle