Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Team Leader was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 November 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.

Testing Team Lead
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 622 618 603
Rank change year-on-year -4 -15 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Test Team Leader 5 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.011% 0.011% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.012% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 6
London median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +21.43%
10th Percentile £290 £200 £294
90th Percentile £630 £655 £463
England median daily rate £423 £395 £380
% change year-on-year +7.09% +3.95% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44411 43038 44839
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.01% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 32161 30620 31621
London median daily rate £492 £458 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.54% +1.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £265
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 556 556 694
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £18.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +3.75% +7.40%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.40 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £17.98
% change year-on-year +1.77% +2.20% +8.97%

Test Team Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Team Leader in London

Test Team Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Team Leader in London

Test Team Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Team Leader in London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Team Leader in London

Test Team Leader
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Team Leader in London

Test Team Leader
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
West London - 2 - -
Test Team Leader
England

Test Team Leader Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 London region featuring Test Team Leader in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Social Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security

Test Team Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (20.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Social Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP