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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Lead
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 51 62 53
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 14 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.06% 0.58% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.18% 0.61% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
Median daily rate £300 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £301 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £395 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £387 £374 £334
% change year-on-year
+3.47% +11.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £48.75 -
% change year-on-year
-43.58% -

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
643 651 672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 94.70% 95.18% 96.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 465 455
Median daily rate £413 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 23
Median hourly rate £38.50 £12.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+208.00% -37.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.50 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 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 +14 13 £300 -12.15%
Test Leader
South West

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 6 (40.00%) Java
1 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (40.00%) Maven
1 6 (40.00%) Performance Testing
1 6 (40.00%) GitLab
2 5 (33.33%) Garbage Collection
2 5 (33.33%) BDD
2 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) ISEB
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (26.67%) Spring
3 4 (26.67%) Manual Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
3 4 (26.67%) REST
3 4 (26.67%) API Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Google
3 4 (26.67%) Microservices
4 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Selenium
5 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Ant

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 (13.33%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) GitLab
1 6 (40.00%) Maven
2 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) Selenium
3 2 (13.33%) Ant
3 2 (13.33%) Bitbucket
3 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
3 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (33.33%) Banking
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) REST
1 4 (26.67%) Spring
2 2 (13.33%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Performance Testing
1 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (33.33%) BDD
2 5 (33.33%) Garbage Collection
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (26.67%) API Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Manual Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Microservices
3 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
4 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Open Source
6 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
6 1 (6.67%) Defect Management
6 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
6 1 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (26.67%) ISEB
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Google
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) HP