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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Testing Team Lead
Rank 611 606 580
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Test Team Leader 19 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.018% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.019% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 11
Average daily rate
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£403 £335 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.14% -16.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £296 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £335 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.43% -16.25%
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
54176 52067 49457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.80% 92.10% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34646 31581 29422
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 1992 2012 2139
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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 15 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 3 September 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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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 -1 18 £425 +23.18% 5
Hampshire +7 10 £463 -2.63% 2
South East -3 10 £463 +26.71% 3
North West -27 4 £380 +26.66%
London - 3 £475 - 1
Southampton - 3 £463 -
Warrington - 2 £380 -
Winchester - 2 £475 - 1
Manchester - 2 £350 -
Cheshire - 2 £380 -
Taunton +8 1 £320 -1.53%
Somerset +7 1 £320 -1.53%
South West -10 1 £320 -1.53%
Edinburgh - 1 £350 -
Scotland - 1 £350 -

Test Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 23 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (44.68%) Selenium
3 18 (38.30%) Test Automation
4 17 (36.17%) C#
5 16 (34.04%) WebDriver
5 16 (34.04%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (27.66%) Test Scripting
7 12 (25.53%) Test Strategy
7 12 (25.53%) Mentoring
7 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
8 11 (23.40%) .NET
8 11 (23.40%) TDD
8 11 (23.40%) JMeter
8 11 (23.40%) Scrum
9 10 (21.28%) NUnit
9 10 (21.28%) BDD
9 10 (21.28%) Unit Testing
10 9 (19.15%) Load Testing
10 9 (19.15%) Software Testing
10 9 (19.15%) Finance
11 7 (14.89%) QA
11 7 (14.89%) ISEB
12 6 (12.77%) Project Management
12 6 (12.77%) Security Testing
13 5 (10.64%) Integration Testing
13 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
13 5 (10.64%) User Stories
14 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
14 4 (8.51%) System Testing
14 4 (8.51%) Performance Testing

Test Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (2.13%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) SNMP
1 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.13%) Wireless
1 1 (2.13%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) MySQL
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (44.68%) Selenium
2 16 (34.04%) WebDriver
3 11 (23.40%) JMeter
4 10 (21.28%) NUnit
5 4 (8.51%) JIRA
6 2 (4.26%) JUnit
6 2 (4.26%) JProfiler
6 2 (4.26%) Sahi
6 2 (4.26%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.13%) Behat
7 1 (2.13%) NSubstitute
7 1 (2.13%) VersaTest
7 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.13%) ClearCase
7 1 (2.13%) HP UFT
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Legal
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) LAMP
2 1 (2.13%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.13%) EMV
1 1 (2.13%) APACS
1 1 (2.13%) Tandem
1 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) UNIX
1 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (38.30%) Test Automation
3 16 (34.04%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (27.66%) Test Scripting
5 12 (25.53%) Test Strategy
5 12 (25.53%) Mentoring
6 11 (23.40%) TDD
6 11 (23.40%) Scrum
7 10 (21.28%) BDD
7 10 (21.28%) Unit Testing
8 9 (19.15%) Load Testing
8 9 (19.15%) Software Testing
9 6 (12.77%) Security Testing
9 6 (12.77%) Project Management
10 5 (10.64%) Integration Testing
10 5 (10.64%) User Stories
11 4 (8.51%) Performance Testing
11 4 (8.51%) System Testing
12 3 (6.38%) Time Management
12 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) C#
2 2 (4.26%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.13%) Assembly Language
3 1 (2.13%) COBOL
3 1 (2.13%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) PHP
3 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) ISEB
2 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.13%) GPEN
5 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) CCNP
5 1 (2.13%) CCNA
5 1 (2.13%) CISSP
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.13%) CISA
5 1 (2.13%) CISM
5 1 (2.13%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.13%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) NET24-XPNET
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) HP
3 1 (2.13%) WorldPay
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) SAP
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco
3 1 (2.13%) IBM