The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 69 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.16% - 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% - 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£360 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
Test Leader
North 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 Tyne and Wear 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
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
554 173 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 88.92% 90.58% 93.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 79 140
Average daily rate £375 £339 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.61% +23.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 12 25
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +18.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.28 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £18.90 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Test Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Test Leader Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Test Leader
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £360 - 1
Test Leader
North East

Test Leader
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
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