The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 18 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 advertised for the Warwickshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.26% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.29 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+24.30% -
Job Titles Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
293 203 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 92.43% 89.82% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 105 94
Average daily rate £315 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £174 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 15 22
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £16.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +24.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.90 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Test Leader
West Midlands

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Leader in the job title across the Warwickshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Test Leader
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire region that cited Test 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 Leader in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) MS Project
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
1 4 (80.00%) HNC
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (80.00%) MS Visio
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (80.00%) Validation
1 4 (80.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Logistics
1 4 (80.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) SQL

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire region that cited Test 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 Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Project
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (80.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Dynamics AX
General
1 4 (80.00%) Manufacturing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Validation
1 4 (80.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) HNC
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft