The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 49 45 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 7 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.65% 0.64% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 0.90% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Average daily rate £363 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £348
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £33.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+40.15% -2.22%
Automated Testing
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
370 223 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 87.26% 71.70% 74.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 168 134
Average daily rate £350 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £97.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% -76.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automated Testing across the Cardiff region.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) OO
3 4 (36.36%) Apache
3 4 (36.36%) N-Tier
3 4 (36.36%) Perl
3 4 (36.36%) XML
3 4 (36.36%) Unix
3 4 (36.36%) Middleware
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 4 (36.36%) jQuery
3 4 (36.36%) Concordion
3 4 (36.36%) ANSI SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Ajax
4 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
5 2 (18.18%) Web Design
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Banking
5 2 (18.18%) Scala
5 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
5 2 (18.18%) JSON
5 2 (18.18%) Backbone.js

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Redis
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Concordion
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 2 (18.18%) Bower
3 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 2 (18.18%) Grunt
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Perl Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (18.18%) HTML Developer
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) UI Developer
3 2 (18.18%) UI/UX Developer
3 2 (18.18%) UX Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) jQuery
2 4 (36.36%) Middleware
2 4 (36.36%) XML
3 3 (27.27%) Ajax
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) Backbone.js
4 2 (18.18%) JSON
4 2 (18.18%) LESS
4 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (9.09%) Kafka
5 1 (9.09%) Mojolicious
5 1 (9.09%) RESTful
5 1 (9.09%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) N-Tier
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) OO
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Graceful Degradation
5 2 (18.18%) Progressive Enhancement
5 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Web Design
6 1 (9.09%) BDD
6 1 (9.09%) Coaching
6 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC
6 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) TDD
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) User Stories
6 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) ANSI SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Perl
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) Scala
6 1 (9.09%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
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