The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wales region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank - 78 66
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.33% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.34% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.34%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year
+112.50% -
Test Leader
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region. 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
593 871 709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 98.50% 96.35% 97.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 603 487
Median daily rate £375 £356 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 45 28
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.25 £29.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Wales region that featured Test Leader in the job title.

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Leader across the Wales region.

Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Test Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Leader across the Wales region.

Test Leader Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Test 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 across the Wales region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (33.33%) AS400
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (33.33%) LoadUI
1 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (33.33%) LoadUI
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared