The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 119 114 99
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 27 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.93% 0.43% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.45% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 14
Average daily rate £450 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £430 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+13.25% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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
2757 2433 2172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 94.87% 94.85% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1798 1596 1267
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 121 103
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £12.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £28.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Leader in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 12 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire 0 18 £450 +28.57% 7
South Yorkshire -7 2 £450 +63.63% 1
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Humberside - 1 - -
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Test Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Leader in their job title.

1 33 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (44.44%) Selenium
3 26 (41.27%) Test Automation
3 26 (41.27%) Jenkins
4 25 (39.68%) Cucumber
4 25 (39.68%) HP UFT
5 24 (38.10%) Non-Functional Testing
5 24 (38.10%) JIRA
6 23 (36.51%) HP
7 22 (34.92%) QA
7 22 (34.92%) JMeter
7 22 (34.92%) Functional Testing
8 21 (33.33%) Confluence
8 21 (33.33%) LoadRunner
9 20 (31.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 19 (30.16%) PKI
10 19 (30.16%) Test Strategy
10 19 (30.16%) Mac OS X
10 19 (30.16%) SNMP
10 19 (30.16%) Windows
10 19 (30.16%) Linux
10 19 (30.16%) Network Monitoring
11 18 (28.57%) Java
11 18 (28.57%) Finance
12 16 (25.40%) ISTQB
13 15 (23.81%) Test Scripting
13 15 (23.81%) .NET
14 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
14 14 (22.22%) ISEB
14 14 (22.22%) Software Testing

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Test Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (33.33%) Confluence
2 3 (4.76%) nginx
2 3 (4.76%) SAS
2 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 19 (30.16%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
1 3 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (44.44%) Selenium
2 26 (41.27%) Jenkins
3 25 (39.68%) Cucumber
3 25 (39.68%) HP UFT
4 24 (38.10%) JIRA
5 22 (34.92%) JMeter
6 21 (33.33%) LoadRunner
7 4 (6.35%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (4.76%) Artifactory
8 3 (4.76%) ERwin
8 3 (4.76%) GitLab
8 3 (4.76%) Maven
8 3 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (3.17%) WebDriver
9 2 (3.17%) Zephyr
10 1 (1.59%) eggPlant
10 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (28.57%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Banking
3 7 (11.11%) Retail
4 4 (6.35%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.17%) Legal
7 1 (1.59%) Local Government
7 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.81%) .NET
2 3 (4.76%) HTML
2 3 (4.76%) Web Services
2 3 (4.76%) XML
3 2 (3.17%) Middleware
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.16%) PKI
2 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.17%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.59%) CESG
5 1 (1.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.16%) Linux
1 19 (30.16%) Mac OS X
1 19 (30.16%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (41.27%) Test Automation
3 24 (38.10%) Non-Functional Testing
4 22 (34.92%) Functional Testing
5 20 (31.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 19 (30.16%) Network Monitoring
6 19 (30.16%) Test Strategy
7 15 (23.81%) Test Scripting
8 14 (22.22%) Software Testing
9 12 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (12.70%) SDLC
11 7 (11.11%) Integration Testing
11 7 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (9.52%) Manual Testing
13 5 (7.94%) Defect Management
13 5 (7.94%) Project Management
14 4 (6.35%) Automation Testing
14 4 (6.35%) Continuous Delivery
14 4 (6.35%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 4 (6.35%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.57%) Java
2 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 11 (17.46%) C
3 11 (17.46%) C#
3 11 (17.46%) Perl
3 11 (17.46%) Python
3 11 (17.46%) Ruby
3 11 (17.46%) Shell Script
4 8 (12.70%) SQL
5 3 (4.76%) C++
5 3 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.76%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (25.40%) ISTQB
2 14 (22.22%) ISEB
3 9 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.17%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.59%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (34.92%) QA
2 6 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.59%) FATCA
3 1 (1.59%) GPG13
3 1 (1.59%) WAI
3 1 (1.59%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.76%) Nagios
2 3 (4.76%) Opsview
Vendors
1 23 (36.51%) HP
2 11 (17.46%) Oracle
3 4 (6.35%) Informatica
4 3 (4.76%) SAP
5 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.59%) Citrix
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