The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Yorkshire 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 133 131 110
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 9 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.32% 0.72% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.75% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 10
Median daily rate £358 £317 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.68% -3.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £500 £350
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
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2722 3055 2304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.42% 95.74% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1729 2071 1379
Median daily rate £378 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.56% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 164 140
Median hourly rate £14.48 £13.00 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.38% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £22.50 £25.00
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 Yorkshire

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Test Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Test Leader Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Test Leader
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire -2 4 £375 +26.26% 4
North Yorkshire - 3 £300 -
South Yorkshire -5 2 £358 -28.50%
Test Leader
England

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 7 (58.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 2 (16.67%) QA
3 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium
3 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) JIRA
4 1 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (8.33%) Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Management
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Kanban
4 1 (8.33%) V-Model
4 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (8.33%) WebDriver

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (8.33%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) FTP
1 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (8.33%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
2 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Process Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) ActionScript
2 1 (8.33%) ActionScript 2.0
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) IFS
2 1 (8.33%) SAP