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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Testing Team Lead
Rank 626 631 631
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Team Leader 13 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.045% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.047% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 10
Median daily rate £375 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £321 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £463 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
50509 55363 53299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.95% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32914 35215 32203
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1615 2084 2078
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 28 August 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 20 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 28 August 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 -10 12 £375 -1.31% 8
London -1 4 £550 -
South East -3 2 £375 -18.91%
West Midlands - 2 - - 2
Milton Keynes - 2 £375 -
Telford - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £375 -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Scotland +9 1 £375 +7.14%
North West +6 1 £410 +7.89% 3
Edinburgh +3 1 £375 +7.14%
Suffolk - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £375 - 1
North East - 1 £351 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £351 -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £375 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £351 -

Test Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) ISTQB
2 14 (41.18%) Test Scripting
3 10 (29.41%) Defect Management
3 10 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (26.47%) CRM
5 8 (23.53%) Regression Testing
5 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
5 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
5 8 (23.53%) User Stories
6 7 (20.59%) V-Model
6 7 (20.59%) Waterfall
6 7 (20.59%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (17.65%) Test Management
7 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (17.65%) Test Planning
7 6 (17.65%) Exploratory Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Test Strategy
8 5 (14.71%) Finance
8 5 (14.71%) QA
8 5 (14.71%) Software Testing
9 4 (11.76%) ISEB
9 4 (11.76%) Oracle
9 4 (11.76%) System Testing
10 3 (8.82%) Test Automation
10 3 (8.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (8.82%) Smoke Testing
10 3 (8.82%) Software Delivery
10 3 (8.82%) System Integration Testing
10 3 (8.82%) EPoS

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 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
1 2 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (5.88%) Selenium
2 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.94%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Games
2 3 (8.82%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) XML
1 1 (2.94%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) EPoS
2 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.88%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Psychology
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) Test Scripting
3 10 (29.41%) Defect Management
3 10 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (26.47%) CRM
5 8 (23.53%) Regression Testing
5 8 (23.53%) User Stories
6 7 (20.59%) V-Model
6 7 (20.59%) Waterfall
7 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (17.65%) Exploratory Testing
7 6 (17.65%) Test Management
7 6 (17.65%) Test Planning
8 5 (14.71%) Software Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Test Strategy
9 4 (11.76%) System Testing
10 3 (8.82%) Smoke Testing
10 3 (8.82%) Software Delivery
10 3 (8.82%) System Integration Testing
10 3 (8.82%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (2.94%) C
2 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) ISTQB
2 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
2 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) ISEB
4 3 (8.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (2.94%) Degree
6 1 (2.94%) MCP
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.94%) OCP
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (2.94%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (5.88%) WMI
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) ATG
2 2 (5.88%) Fujitsu
2 2 (5.88%) HP
2 2 (5.88%) IBM
2 2 (5.88%) Informatica
2 2 (5.88%) JDA
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) VMware