The median contractor rate for a Test Team Leader was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Testing Team Lead
UK / England
Rank 578 609 589
Rank change year-on-year +31 -20  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Team Leader 5 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.012% 0.016% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.017% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 13
Median daily rate £400 £388 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -5.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £375 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £513 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £410
% change year-on-year -6.66% -8.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £48.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £48.50 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39640 46520 45346
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25778 30491 27853
Median daily rate £431 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.29% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1372 1455 1828
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.06% +3.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.32 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Test Team Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Test Team Leader in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Team Leader in England

Test Team Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Test Team Leader in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Team Leader in England

Test Team Leader
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Team Leader in England

Test Team Leader
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Team Leader within the England region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
London +28 3 £400 -21.95% 3
South East - 2 £383 -
Test Team Leader
UK

Test Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Test Team 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 England region featuring Test Team Leader in the job title.

1 9 (56.25%) Test Scripting
2 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) Functional Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) NHS
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (25.00%) Test Management
3 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (18.75%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) Linux
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) XML
5 2 (12.50%) Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 2 (12.50%) Defect Management
6 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (6.25%) Secure Coding
6 1 (6.25%) CHECK Team Leader

Test Team Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
1 1 (6.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
1 1 (6.25%) Hudson
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Gherkin
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
2 1 (6.25%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) CESG
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Test Scripting
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Functional Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Test Management
3 4 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Defect Management
5 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.25%) Coaching
6 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (6.25%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (6.25%) CHECK Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) ISEB
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Dell
2 1 (6.25%) IBM