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 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
England / Yorkshire
Rank 115 106 116
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 5 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.23% 0.93% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.98% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 8
Median daily rate £375 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £284 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £541 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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
2095 2653 2361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.19% 95.02% 95.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1357 1688 1559
Median daily rate £375 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 116 119
Median hourly rate £13.60 £15.50 £13.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% +15.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.75 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £32.50
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Leader across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Test Leader Daily Rate Histogram 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 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
West Yorkshire -2 4 £413 -8.33% 1
South Yorkshire -7 1 £375 -16.66%
Test Leader
England

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) Test Management
3 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) Banking
4 2 (15.38%) Retail
4 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
4 2 (15.38%) QA
4 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Selenium
5 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Billing
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
5 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
5 1 (7.69%) Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) V-Model
5 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (7.69%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) FTP
1 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Billing
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) Test Management
2 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
3 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
3 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) B2B
4 1 (7.69%) B2C
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) V-Model
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) ActionScript
1 1 (7.69%) ActionScript 2.0
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle