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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Testing Team Lead
Rank 629 621 602
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Test Team Leader 18 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.027% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.028% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 17
Median daily rate £375 £410 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £313 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £650 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £410 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +26.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £48.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 - -

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
52732 52894 51448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.87% 94.71% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34355 32133 31426
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1512 2114 2112
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 May 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 24 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 4 May 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 -18 17 £375 -8.53% 5
London -7 7 £345 -25.40% 2
South West +3 3 £444 +42.00%
South East -7 3 £369 -10.06% 3
East Midlands +11 2 £375 -
North West -2 2 £426 -
West Sussex - 2 £338 -
Wiltshire - 2 £375 -
Derby - 2 £375 -
Derbyshire - 2 £375 -
Bristol -5 1 £513 +64.00%
Manchester -8 1 £340 -
Scotland -15 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £513 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £400 -
Oxford - 1 £400 -
Crawley - 1 - -
Gatwick - 1 £338 -
Bradford - 1 £375 -
Bradford-on-Avon - 1 £375 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
Warrington - 1 £513 -

Test Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 17 (53.13%) Test Scripting
2 16 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (37.50%) Software Testing
5 10 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (25.00%) QA
6 8 (25.00%) CRM
6 8 (25.00%) ISEB
6 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 8 (25.00%) User Stories
7 7 (21.88%) Rational DOORS
7 7 (21.88%) Test Planning
7 7 (21.88%) Defect Management
7 7 (21.88%) IBM
7 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
8 6 (18.75%) V-Model
8 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
8 6 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (18.75%) Regression Testing
8 6 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (18.75%) Waterfall
9 4 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Finance
9 4 (12.50%) Java
9 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 4 (12.50%) System Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Test Management
10 3 (9.38%) Manual Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Integration 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:

Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (9.38%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (6.25%) User Experience
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) NHS
2 1 (3.13%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Test Scripting
2 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 10 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (25.00%) CRM
5 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (25.00%) User Stories
6 7 (21.88%) Defect Management
6 7 (21.88%) Test Planning
7 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (18.75%) Regression Testing
7 6 (18.75%) V-Model
7 6 (18.75%) Waterfall
8 4 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (12.50%) System Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Test Management
9 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (9.38%) Manual Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) Java
2 3 (9.38%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (25.00%) ISEB
3 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
4 6 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.25%) Degree
5 2 (6.25%) HND
6 1 (3.13%) MCP
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.13%) OCP
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (3.13%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (6.25%) WMI
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) IBM
2 2 (6.25%) ATG
2 2 (6.25%) JDA
3 1 (3.13%) HP
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) Serena
3 1 (3.13%) Wind River
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