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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 49 64 63
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.05% 0.50% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.52% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £426 £393 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.59% +38.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £371 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £415 £289
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 - -
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
537 762 716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 94.05% 95.61% 97.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 499 452
Median daily rate £375 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 35 35
Median hourly rate £22.00 £31.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +55.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.50 £26.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +9 2 £350 -10.82% 1
Corsham - 2 £503 -
Test Leader
South West

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) Test Planning
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (13.33%) Defect Management
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
6 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) VoIP
6 2 (13.33%) ISEB
6 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
6 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 2 (13.33%) System Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Test Management
7 1 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (6.67%) SDLC
7 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
7 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (6.67%) BDD
7 1 (6.67%) Network Management
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement

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 (13.33%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Ranorex
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) IPTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (26.67%) Test Planning
3 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Defect Management
4 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
4 2 (13.33%) System Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) BDD
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Network Management
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Test Management
5 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) ISEB
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
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