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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 83 91 90
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 4 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.35% 0.50% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.52% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Median daily rate £425 £425 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +37.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £343 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.48% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -
Test Leader
South East

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
1115 1345 1294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 96.37% 95.19% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 771 798 740
Median daily rate £425 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 49 67
Median hourly rate £17.40 £30.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.00% +76.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.22 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £44.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Leatherhead - 3 £425 -
Camberley - 1 £365 -
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Surrey region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) HP
1 6 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) XML
3 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) QA
4 3 (30.00%) Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Unix
4 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (20.00%) Fund Accounting
5 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
5 2 (20.00%) TestComplete
5 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (20.00%) SunGard
5 2 (20.00%) Charles River
5 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Front Office
5 2 (20.00%) Back Office
5 2 (20.00%) JIRA
5 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Management

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Eagle PACE
1 1 (10.00%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) TestComplete
2 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Back Office
2 2 (20.00%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Fund Accounting
4 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Management
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VBA
2 1 (10.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Charles River
3 2 (20.00%) SunGard
4 1 (10.00%) SAP