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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Lead
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 48 51 57
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 13 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.84% 1.74% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 1.85% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Median daily rate £300 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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
672 650 630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 95.32% 94.07% 96.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 457 442
Median daily rate £413 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 36
Median hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -56.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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
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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +12 13 £300 -29.41% 1
Test Leader
South West

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 10 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
3 6 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Maven
3 6 (33.33%) ISEB
3 6 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) GitLab
4 5 (27.78%) Garbage Collection
4 5 (27.78%) BDD
4 5 (27.78%) ITIL
4 5 (27.78%) Banking
5 4 (22.22%) Spring
5 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 4 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (22.22%) Scrum
5 4 (22.22%) REST
5 4 (22.22%) API Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Microservices
5 4 (22.22%) Google
6 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 3 (16.67%) Defect Management
6 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) Selenium
6 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) GitLab
1 6 (33.33%) Maven
2 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) Selenium
3 2 (11.11%) Ant
3 2 (11.11%) Bitbucket
3 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) REST
1 4 (22.22%) Spring
2 2 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 5 (27.78%) BDD
3 5 (27.78%) Garbage Collection
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) API Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Microservices
4 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 4 (22.22%) Scrum
4 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Defect Management
5 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) Open Source
6 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
6 2 (11.11%) System Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
2 6 (33.33%) ISEB
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Google
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) HP