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 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Testing Team Lead
UK
Rank 582 623 616
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Test Team Leader 9 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.019% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.020% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 6
Median daily rate £375 £485 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.68% -7.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £340 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £513 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £430 £406
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +5.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 -

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
42429 49412 49763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 95.00% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 27681 31767 30512
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1511 1637 1923
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%

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 1 March 2017.

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 16 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 1 March 2017. 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 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 +41 6 £408 -10.68% 1
London +6 3 £400 -21.95%
Wales +7 2 £338 -30.41%
Cardiff +22 1 £325 -16.93%
South Wales +15 1 £325 -32.98%
North East - 1 £275 -
South East - 1 £415 -
East of England - 1 £550 -
City of London - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £415 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £275 -
Surrey - 1 £415 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £275 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £550 -

Test Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 12 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (20.83%) Functional Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
4 5 (20.83%) QA
4 5 (20.83%) NHS
5 4 (16.67%) Migration
5 4 (16.67%) Linux
5 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (16.67%) HP
5 4 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 4 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 4 (16.67%) Test Management
6 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Defect Management
6 3 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (12.50%) SQL
6 3 (12.50%) Project Management
7 2 (8.33%) TeMIP
7 2 (8.33%) Finance
7 2 (8.33%) Nagios

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
1 1 (4.17%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Multicast
2 1 (4.17%) PuTTY
2 1 (4.17%) Skype
2 1 (4.17%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.17%) Hudson
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
1 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
1 1 (4.17%) Selenium
1 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Law
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) HEVC
1 2 (8.33%) PlayReady
1 2 (8.33%) Widevine
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.17%) SOAP
2 1 (4.17%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) NHS
2 2 (8.33%) MPEG
2 2 (8.33%) Video on Demand
3 1 (4.17%) CESG
3 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.17%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (20.83%) Functional Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Migration
5 4 (16.67%) Test Management
5 4 (16.67%) Test Planning
6 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 3 (12.50%) Defect Management
6 3 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Scalability Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) Perl
2 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) ISEB
4 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.17%) CHECK Team Leader
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) WAI
2 1 (4.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (8.33%) Nagios
2 2 (8.33%) TeMIP
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (8.33%) CA
2 2 (8.33%) Nagra
2 2 (8.33%) Splunk
2 2 (8.33%) Tektronix
3 1 (4.17%) Dell
3 1 (4.17%) IBM