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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 86 83 85
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 4 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.31% 0.31% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.34% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Average daily rate
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£310 £250 £424
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -41.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £250 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £250 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.58% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.00 -
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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
1178 1179 1248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.10% 91.97% 92.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 683 592
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 65 111
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £13.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Billing
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

General
1 3 (60.00%) Billing
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center