The median contractor rate for a Test Leader was - per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Lead
South East / West Sussex
Rank - - 54
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex - - 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £330
% change year-on-year - +13.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £48.50 -
% change year-on-year -43.29% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 499 577 496
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 97.08% 96.33% 95.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 347 309
Median daily rate £410 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 34
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.40 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -0.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Test Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex that featured Test Leader in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Leader in West Sussex

Test Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Leader in West Sussex

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 West Sussex region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Games
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) WATIR
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) RSpec
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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%) Appium
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) RSpec
1 1 (50.00%) WATIR
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP