The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Sussex region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 75 55 48
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.27% 0.90% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.94% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £338 £350 £382
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -8.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £331
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
- -19.54%
Test Leader
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex 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
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
723 531 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 98.77% 96.02% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 347 208
Median daily rate £425 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 36
Median hourly rate £32.50 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.12% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £45.00 £26.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

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
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Gatwick +1 1 £338 -
Crawley - 1 - -
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 West Sussex region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) V-Model
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
1 2 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
1 2 (100.00%) V-Model
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared