The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wiltshire region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 50 56 61
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 9 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.53% 0.66% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 0.70% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Median daily rate £350 £365 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +23.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £293 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £373 £311
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +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
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire 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
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
552 718 687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 93.88% 94.97% 97.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 482 448
Median daily rate £375 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 35 34
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Test Leader
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Leader across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Test Leader Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Test Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Test Leader Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Test Leader
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
Swindon +8 4 £336 -7.87%
Corsham - 2 £503 -
Test Leader
South West

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Wiltshire region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) Test Planning
6 3 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (16.67%) Finance
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
7 2 (11.11%) QA
7 2 (11.11%) Selenium
7 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 2 (11.11%) SQL
7 2 (11.11%) VoIP
7 2 (11.11%) ISEB
7 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
7 2 (11.11%) System Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.11%) Defect Management
8 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (5.56%) SDLC
8 1 (5.56%) Banking
8 1 (5.56%) Billing
8 1 (5.56%) Service Management
8 1 (5.56%) Process Management
8 1 (5.56%) ITSM

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) Ranorex
2 1 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) IPTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) Test Planning
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.11%) Defect Management
5 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 2 (11.11%) System Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.56%) BDD
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Network Management
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (5.56%) Test Management
6 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) ISEB
3 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) IBM