The median contractor rate for a Test Team Leader was £383 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 29 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.

Testing Team Lead
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 246 265 265
Rank change year-on-year +19 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Team Leader 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.025% 0.011% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.011% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £383 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.37% -2.43%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £410
% change year-on-year -6.66% -8.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7404 8887 9270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.10% 95.11% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4201 5439 4953
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 384 451
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Test Team Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Team Leader in the South East

Test Team Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Team Leader in the South East

Test Team Leader
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Team Leader in the South East

Test Team Leader
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 29 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
Surrey - 2 £383 -
Test Team Leader
England

Test Team Leader Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region featuring Test Team Leader in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) XML Messaging
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) IBM

Test Team Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) IBM