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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Testing Team Lead
Rank 602 619 637
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Test Team Leader 12 30 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.055% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.058% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 7
Median daily rate £385 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £323 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £430 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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
46857 52091 52770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.71% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30652 33213 33381
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1649 2008 2171
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 13 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 10 December 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 +1 12 £385 +3.35% 3
South West -4 5 £385 +14.92%
Exeter - 5 £385 -
Devon - 5 £385 -
East of England +4 4 £475 +18.75% 1
Suffolk +2 3 £550 +37.50%
North East - 2 £269 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £269 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £269 -
London +6 1 - - 2
Cambridge - 1 £400 - 1
Ipswich - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £400 - 1

Test Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 12 (41.38%) Test Scripting
2 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
3 6 (20.69%) Functional Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Test Management
4 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
4 5 (17.24%) QA
5 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
5 4 (13.79%) NHS
5 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
5 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
5 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
6 3 (10.34%) Software Delivery
6 3 (10.34%) Coaching
6 3 (10.34%) Test Planning
6 3 (10.34%) Process Improvement
6 3 (10.34%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Analytics
6 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
6 3 (10.34%) Finance
6 3 (10.34%) Scrum
6 3 (10.34%) Linux
6 3 (10.34%) HP
6 3 (10.34%) ISEB
6 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
6 3 (10.34%) Manual Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (10.34%) Fujitsu
7 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Multicast
2 1 (3.45%) PuTTY
2 1 (3.45%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.45%) Hudson
2 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) Selenium
2 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.45%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Games
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) HEVC
1 2 (6.90%) PlayReady
1 2 (6.90%) Widevine
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) NHS
2 2 (6.90%) MPEG
2 2 (6.90%) Video on Demand
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Test Scripting
2 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) Functional Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Test Management
4 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
5 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
5 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
5 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
6 3 (10.34%) Analytics
6 3 (10.34%) Coaching
6 3 (10.34%) Manual Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Process Improvement
6 3 (10.34%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (10.34%) Scrum
6 3 (10.34%) Software Delivery
6 3 (10.34%) Test Planning
7 2 (6.90%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
1 1 (3.45%) C
1 1 (3.45%) C#
1 1 (3.45%) Perl
1 1 (3.45%) Python
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.34%) ISEB
2 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) WAI
2 1 (3.45%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (6.90%) Nagios
1 2 (6.90%) TeMIP
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Fujitsu
1 3 (10.34%) HP
2 2 (6.90%) CA
2 2 (6.90%) Informatica
2 2 (6.90%) Nagra
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Splunk
2 2 (6.90%) Tektronix
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) VMware