Period
to 20 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Test Team Leader was £381 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 July 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.

Testing Team Lead
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 844 803 855
Rank change year-on-year -41 +52 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Test Team Leader 9 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.009% 0.027% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.029% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 20
England median daily rate £381 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.13% +10.67% -8.54%
10th Percentile £341 £325 £286
90th Percentile £469 £451 £519
UK median daily rate £365 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -2.67% - -5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
England median hourly rate - - £48.50
UK median hourly rate - - £48.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 90,130 83,280 96,753
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.94% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,670 54,321 63,745
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,911 2,672 2,863
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.22 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -4.11% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +8.57%

Test Team Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Test Team Leader in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Team Leader in England over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Team Leader in England

Test Team Leader
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 20 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England -16 5 £370 -1.33% 4
London -52 4 £444 +10.94% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £365 - 1
North West -12 1 £425 +13.33% 3
Test Team Leader
UK

Test Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, Test Team 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 England region featuring Test Team Leader in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) Android
4 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
4 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
4 2 (22.22%) API Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (11.11%) PMO
5 1 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (11.11%) QA
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Node.js
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (11.11%) Legal
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management

Test Team Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

General
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Android
1 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) API Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
5 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PMO
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines