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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Testing Team Lead
Rank 586 594 560
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Test Team Leader 34 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.031% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.034% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 8
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£375 £333 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -16.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £333 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.78% -16.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £44.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £44.13

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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 18 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 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -7 33 £378 +13.53% 3
South East +4 19 £444 +33.45%
Hampshire +9 17 £444 -6.57%
Somerset +3 6 £330 +1.53%
South West -8 6 £330 +1.53% 1
North West -22 5 £380 +26.66%
Taunton +9 4 £320 -1.53%
Southampton - 3 £463 -
Winchester - 3 £425 -
London - 3 £388 - 1
Surrey -2 2 - -
City of London - 2 £388 -
Warrington - 2 £380 -
Guildford - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £350 -
Cheshire - 2 £380 -
Cumbria - 1 £545 -
Basingstoke - 1 £325 -

Test Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 24 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.90%) Selenium
3 18 (36.73%) Test Automation
4 17 (34.69%) C#
5 16 (32.65%) WebDriver
6 14 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (28.57%) Test Scripting
7 13 (26.53%) Mentoring
7 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
8 12 (24.49%) Scrum
8 12 (24.49%) Test Strategy
9 11 (22.45%) JMeter
9 11 (22.45%) TDD
9 11 (22.45%) .NET
10 10 (20.41%) NUnit
10 10 (20.41%) BDD
11 9 (18.37%) Unit Testing
11 9 (18.37%) Load Testing
11 9 (18.37%) Software Testing
12 8 (16.33%) Finance
13 7 (14.29%) Project Management
13 7 (14.29%) ISEB
13 7 (14.29%) QA
14 6 (12.24%) Security Testing
14 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
15 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
15 5 (10.20%) Integration Testing
15 5 (10.20%) User Stories
16 4 (8.16%) JIRA
16 4 (8.16%) System Testing

Test Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (2.04%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) SNMP
1 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.04%) Wireless
1 1 (2.04%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) MySQL
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.04%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 22 (44.90%) Selenium
2 16 (32.65%) WebDriver
3 11 (22.45%) JMeter
4 10 (20.41%) NUnit
5 4 (8.16%) JIRA
6 2 (4.08%) JUnit
6 2 (4.08%) JProfiler
6 2 (4.08%) Sahi
6 2 (4.08%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.04%) Behat
7 1 (2.04%) NSubstitute
7 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.04%) ClearCase
7 1 (2.04%) HP UFT
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) .NET
2 1 (2.04%) LAMP
2 1 (2.04%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) UNIX
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.73%) Test Automation
3 14 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 14 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (26.53%) Mentoring
5 12 (24.49%) Test Strategy
5 12 (24.49%) Scrum
6 11 (22.45%) TDD
7 10 (20.41%) BDD
8 9 (18.37%) Software Testing
8 9 (18.37%) Load Testing
8 9 (18.37%) Unit Testing
9 7 (14.29%) Project Management
10 6 (12.24%) Security Testing
11 5 (10.20%) Integration Testing
11 5 (10.20%) User Stories
12 4 (8.16%) System Testing
13 3 (6.12%) Time Management
13 3 (6.12%) Performance Testing
13 3 (6.12%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.69%) C#
2 2 (4.08%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.04%) Assembly Language
3 1 (2.04%) COBOL
3 1 (2.04%) Java
3 1 (2.04%) PHP
3 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) ISEB
2 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.04%) GPEN
5 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) CCNP
5 1 (2.04%) CCNA
5 1 (2.04%) CISSP
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.04%) CISA
5 1 (2.04%) CISM
5 1 (2.04%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.04%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) HP
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) SAP
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco
3 1 (2.04%) IBM