The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Team Leader role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Team Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Testing Team Lead
Rank 576 550 513
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Test Team Leader 7 3 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.006% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.007% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 14
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£500 £309 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.94% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £302 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £316 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £309 £331
% change year-on-year
+37.65% -6.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.00

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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Test Team Leader
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Team Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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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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
England -14 7 £500 +61.94% 10
South West - 4 £406 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £450 - 3
Yorkshire - 2 £450 - 4
City of London +12 1 £575 - 1
London -5 1 £575 - 2
Bristol - 1 £313 - 1
Leeds - 1 £550 - 3
Liverpool - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - - 1
Coventry - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Cwmbran - - - -
Epsom - - - - 1
Harrogate - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Middlesbrough - - - - 1
Northampton - - - -

Test Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Test Team 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 Team Leader in their job title.

1 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (35.71%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) ISEB
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) MS Office
5 2 (14.29%) JSP
5 2 (14.29%) Windows
5 2 (14.29%) Siebel
5 2 (14.29%) Dell
5 2 (14.29%) HTML
5 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Load Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Degree
5 2 (14.29%) Mathematics

Test Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Test Team 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 Team Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) Lync
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
2 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) JSP
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Management
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) People Management
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) BDD
5 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) ISEB
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) HP
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Siebel
3 2 (14.29%) Dell
3 2 (14.29%) VMware