The median contractor rate for a Test Team Leader was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 419 418 421
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Team Leader 3 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.042% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.044% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 2
Median daily rate £450 £345 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.43% -10.96%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £456 £345
% change year-on-year -17.80% +32.24%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19622 20610 22172
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.89% 95.28% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14013 14955 15445
Median daily rate £500 £463 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +3.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 227 383
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -4.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Test Team Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 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 3 months to 23 June 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
City of London - 1 £450 - 1
Test Team Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Practice Management
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) Business Development
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) CESG
3 1 (16.67%) Billing
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Skype
3 1 (16.67%) OneDrive
3 1 (16.67%) Secure Coding
3 1 (16.67%) CHECK Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Cyber Defence

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
1 1 (16.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Skype
General
1 1 (16.67%) Billing
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) CESG
1 1 (16.67%) Cyber Defence
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Business Development
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Practice Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Secure Coding
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Dell