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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 84 91 79
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.45% 0.16% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.17% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
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£450 £381 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +52.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £354
% change year-on-year
- -3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - -
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
1219 1175 1150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.14% 92.30% 93.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 701 619
Average daily rate £400 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 52 88
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.66 £13.00 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 28 July 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
Leatherhead - 2 £463 -
Redhill - 2 £444 - 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £484 -
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (66.67%) Test Management
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) XML Messaging
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VBScript
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Smart Meter
4 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) XML Messaging
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Test Management
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) BMC
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
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