The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Test Team Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Testing Team Lead
Rank 635 604 595
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Test Team Leader 21 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.042% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.045% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 19
Median daily rate £375 £410 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £333 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £520 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £410 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +26.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £48.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51683 51537 49827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.72% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 33740 31811 30809
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 2054 2097
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Test Team Leader
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Test Team Leader in the job title.

Test Team Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Test Team Leader
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Team Leader within the UK.

Test Team Leader Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Test Team Leader
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Team Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Test Team Leader Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Test Team Leader
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Team Leader within the UK.

Test Team Leader Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Test Team Leader
Top 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Team Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 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
England -25 20 £375 -8.53% 7
London -5 8 £345 -13.75% 2
South East -20 5 £400 -2.43% 2
South West - 3 £444 -
East Midlands +13 2 £375 -
North West -12 2 £426 -21.78%
Wiltshire - 2 £375 -
Derby - 2 £375 -
Derbyshire - 2 £375 -
West Sussex - 2 £338 -
Surrey -8 1 £525 -
Scotland -15 1 - - 1
Manchester -15 1 £340 -
Cheshire - 1 £513 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £400 -
Bristol - 1 £513 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - - 1
Warrington - 1 £513 -
Oxford - 1 £400 -
Leatherhead - 1 £525 -
Crawley - 1 - -
Gatwick - 1 £338 -
Bradford - 1 £375 -
Bradford-on-Avon - 1 £375 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
Glasgow - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £375 - 1

Test Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Test Team 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 featuring Test Team Leader in the job title.

1 16 (51.61%) Test Scripting
2 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (45.16%) ISTQB
4 10 (32.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (29.03%) Defect Management
6 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
6 8 (25.81%) User Stories
6 8 (25.81%) Software Testing
6 8 (25.81%) CRM
7 7 (22.58%) Regression Testing
7 7 (22.58%) Test Planning
7 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
8 6 (19.35%) V-Model
8 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
8 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (19.35%) ISEB
8 6 (19.35%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (19.35%) QA
9 5 (16.13%) Test Management
10 4 (12.90%) System Testing
10 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
10 4 (12.90%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (12.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (12.90%) Java
10 4 (12.90%) Finance
11 3 (9.68%) IBM
11 3 (9.68%) HP UFT
11 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
11 3 (9.68%) Integration Testing
11 3 (9.68%) Manual Testing

Test Team Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) HP UFT
1 3 (9.68%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.23%) Selenium
2 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Games
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) XML
1 1 (3.23%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (6.45%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) EPoS
2 1 (3.23%) NHS
2 1 (3.23%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Test Scripting
2 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (32.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (29.03%) Defect Management
5 8 (25.81%) CRM
5 8 (25.81%) Software Testing
5 8 (25.81%) User Stories
6 7 (22.58%) Regression Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Test Planning
7 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (19.35%) V-Model
7 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
8 5 (16.13%) Test Management
9 4 (12.90%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (12.90%) System Testing
9 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
10 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (9.68%) Manual Testing
10 3 (9.68%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) C
3 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) ISTQB
2 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
3 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
4 6 (19.35%) ISEB
5 4 (12.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (3.23%) Degree
6 1 (3.23%) HND
6 1 (3.23%) MCP
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.23%) OCP
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (3.23%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.45%) WMI
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) IBM
2 2 (6.45%) ATG
2 2 (6.45%) HP
2 2 (6.45%) JDA
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) Serena
3 1 (3.23%) Wind River