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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Testing Team Lead
Rank 598 557 528
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Test Team Leader 9 21 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.040% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.044% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 15
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£325 £394 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% +23.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
51736 48200 47778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.67% 92.73% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32633 29179 26851
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2090 2095 2514
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.41% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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
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 21 November 2014. 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 -31 9 £325 -18.75% 10
London -6 4 £350 -18.60% 2
South West -30 3 £325 -36.58% 1
Hampshire -19 2 - - 1
South East -19 2 - - 2
City of London - 1 £325 - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - - 2
Chiswick - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Middlesbrough - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Reading - - - -
Selby - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Staines - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Winchester - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -

Test Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 9 (39.13%) ISTQB
2 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Software Testing
3 7 (30.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) ISEB
3 7 (30.43%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (26.09%) BDD
4 6 (26.09%) HP
4 6 (26.09%) C#
5 5 (21.74%) Scrum
5 5 (21.74%) SpecFlow
5 5 (21.74%) Gherkin
6 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
6 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (17.39%) Selenium
6 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.04%) Project Management
7 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
7 3 (13.04%) Windows
7 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
7 3 (13.04%) Load Testing
7 3 (13.04%) VMware
7 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
8 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
8 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification

Test Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) Lync
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DHCP
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) SpecFlow
2 4 (17.39%) Selenium
3 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
3 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (8.70%) JIRA
5 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.35%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.35%) JMeter
5 1 (4.35%) Bugzilla
5 1 (4.35%) Subversion
5 1 (4.35%) Maven
5 1 (4.35%) TestNG
5 1 (4.35%) Ant
5 1 (4.35%) JUnit
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Gherkin
2 2 (8.70%) JSP
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.35%) Open Source
2 1 (4.35%) iPad
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (34.78%) Software Testing
2 7 (30.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (26.09%) BDD
4 5 (21.74%) Scrum
5 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
6 3 (13.04%) Load Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Project Management
6 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
7 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
7 2 (8.70%) User Stories
7 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.70%) People Management
7 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
7 2 (8.70%) TDD
7 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) C
4 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) ISTQB
2 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
3 7 (30.43%) ISEB
4 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) XenApp
2 1 (4.35%) XenServer
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) HP
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) Dell
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) Siebel
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
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