The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Testing Team Lead
Rank 571 530 549
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Test Team Leader 17 26 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.054% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.059% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 13
Average daily rate £350 £328 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -18.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £372 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £329 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.14% +1.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51988 44191 56201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.28% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31587 25300 30909
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2072 2201 2627
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%

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 17 April 2014.

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 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -44 16 £350 +6.87% 8
South West - 6 £325 -
South East -24 5 £340 +3.81% 3
Hampshire -6 3 £319 +1.19% 1
London -37 3 £403 +23.84% 1
Basingstoke +15 1 £275 -8.33%
West Sussex 0 1 £382 +9.14%
Scotland -16 1 - -
East of England -31 1 £410 +17.14% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £318 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £300 - 1
Fareham - 1 £363 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £410 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £318 - 1
Newport - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
York - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Exeter - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Halifax - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1

Test Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (43.48%) Test Scripting
2 8 (34.78%) Test Management
3 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
4 6 (26.09%) ISEB
5 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
5 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Selenium
6 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
6 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
6 4 (17.39%) Windows
7 3 (13.04%) ITIL
7 3 (13.04%) HTML
7 3 (13.04%) Java
7 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
7 3 (13.04%) SQL
7 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
7 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
7 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
7 3 (13.04%) Retail
7 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
7 3 (13.04%) Finance
7 3 (13.04%) Capacity Management
7 3 (13.04%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (13.04%) Analytics
7 3 (13.04%) WebDriver
7 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
7 3 (13.04%) Operations Management

Test Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (4.35%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) FTP
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Selenium
1 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.04%) WebDriver
3 2 (8.70%) JUnit
4 1 (4.35%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) FitNesse
4 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.35%) Hudson
4 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
1 3 (13.04%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Back Office
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) J2EE
2 2 (8.70%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) JSP
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) CMDB
2 2 (8.70%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (4.35%) Derivative
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
2 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Test Scripting
2 8 (34.78%) Test Management
3 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
5 3 (13.04%) Capacity Management
5 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
5 3 (13.04%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (13.04%) Analytics
5 3 (13.04%) Operations Management
5 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
5 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) CRM
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.35%) Load Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Java
1 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) VBA
2 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
1 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 6 (26.09%) ISEB
3 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
4 2 (8.70%) Degree
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
1 1 (4.35%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) BMC
3 1 (4.35%) Lotus
3 1 (4.35%) Remedy
3 1 (4.35%) Capita