The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 93 - 82
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.070% - 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% - 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£325 - £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £340
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.29 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +24.30%
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
1340 1399 1203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 93.31% 92.47% 92.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 773 578
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 71 83
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.70 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Epsom - - - -
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Big Data
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft