Period
to 24 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Test Leader was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Andover during the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Test Lead
Hampshire > Andover
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 24 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 - -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 2.67% 1.15% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.74% 1.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Andover median daily rate £450 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.13% - +19.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Andover median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - £27.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Andover. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Andover
Contract vacancies in Andover with a recognized job title 73 80 78
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.33% 91.95% 96.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 60 42
Andover median daily rate £375 £416 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.91% +11.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £300 £327 £306
90th Percentile £474 £578 £475
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Andover median hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.82% - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +43.37%

Test Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Andover

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Leader in Andover over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Leader in Andover

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Andover

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, Test Leader contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Andover region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (100.00%) F#
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) HP ALM
2 1 (50.00%) PuTTY
2 1 (50.00%) WinSCP
2 1 (50.00%) TestNG
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

Test Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Andover 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) PuTTY
1 1 (50.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) TestNG
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) F#
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle