Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Leader was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Nottingham during the 6 months to 21 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.

Test Lead
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 74 60
Rank change year-on-year +10 -14 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 15 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.73% 0.79% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 0.83% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 4
Nottingham median daily rate £425 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +36.36% -21.99%
10th Percentile £363 £320 £263
90th Percentile £488 £423 £288
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £425 £375 £275
% change year-on-year +13.33% +36.36% -21.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Nottingham median hourly rate - - -
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham. 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
Nottingham
Contract vacancies in Nottingham with a recognized job title 827 840 795
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.17% 95.35% 96.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 445 498
Nottingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £269 £275 £213
90th Percentile £563 £550 £500
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 22 36
Nottingham median hourly rate £13.11 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.27% -4.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £28.50 £21.45 £20.00
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £13.23 £12.39 £13.50
% change year-on-year +6.76% -8.24% +3.85%

Test Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Leader in Nottingham

Test Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Leader in Nottingham

Test Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Leader in Nottingham over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Leader in Nottingham

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Test 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 Nottingham region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Selenium
3 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (53.33%) Java
5 6 (40.00%) Open Source
5 6 (40.00%) BDD
6 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
6 5 (33.33%) TDD
6 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (26.67%) Scrum
7 4 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
7 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (20.00%) Test Management
8 3 (20.00%) WebDriver
8 3 (20.00%) SDLC
8 3 (20.00%) Gherkin
8 3 (20.00%) DevOps
8 3 (20.00%) FitNesse
8 3 (20.00%) Project Management
8 3 (20.00%) Finance
9 2 (13.33%) C#
9 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
9 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
9 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
9 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
9 2 (13.33%) QA
9 2 (13.33%) Load Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Web Testing

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

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Selenium
2 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 3 (20.00%) FitNesse
3 3 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (6.67%) Gatling
5 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
5 1 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (6.67%) Mercurial
5 1 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (6.67%) Protractor
5 1 (6.67%) RSpec
5 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
5 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) General Ledger
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (40.00%) BDD
3 6 (40.00%) Open Source
4 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (33.33%) TDD
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (26.67%) Scrum
5 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
6 3 (20.00%) DevOps
6 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) SDLC
6 3 (20.00%) Test Management
7 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Kanban
7 2 (13.33%) Load Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
7 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Atlassian