The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex 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 24 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 West Sussex 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 43 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.27% 0.48% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £388 £305 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.04% -
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 £40.40 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.65% -
Job Titles Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
341 391 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 93.68% 93.32% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 241 321
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £249 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 34 29
Average hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.60 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £44.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Test Leader
Top 3 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center