The median contractor rate for a Test Leader was £358 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 3 months to 25 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.

Test Lead
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 58 48
Rank change year-on-year -2 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 2 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.30% 1.38% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 1.44% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 8
Median daily rate £358 £350 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.14% +5.26%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +5.33% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. 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
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 620 624 600
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 93.94% 96.00% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 428 413
Median daily rate £400 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -2.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 32
Median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +63.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.70 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £54.50 £36.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Test Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Leader in Wiltshire

Test Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Leader in Wiltshire

Test Leader
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Swindon 0 2 £358 +10.85%
Test Leader
South West

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Wiltshire region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
1 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) BDD
2 2 (28.57%) GitLab
2 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Ant
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) QA
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium

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

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) GitLab
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) Ant
2 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
1 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
1 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) BDD
2 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) API Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Google
1 1 (14.29%) HP