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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank - 53 35
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.69% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.85% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
Median daily rate - £300 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 £42.50 £80.00
% change year-on-year
+22.35% -46.87%
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
215 353 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 84.31% 80.78% 80.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 286 231
Median daily rate £375 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 1
Median hourly rate £12.75 £15.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) Open Source
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) REST
3 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (60.00%) Re-Platforming
3 3 (60.00%) Middleware
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) PHP
3 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (60.00%) SOA
3 3 (60.00%) FTP
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) SOAP
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (40.00%) EAI
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
1 3 (60.00%) REST
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (60.00%) Open Source
3 3 (60.00%) Re-Platforming
3 3 (60.00%) SOA
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) EAI
4 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Information Security
5 1 (20.00%) ISMS
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (20.00%) Validation
5 1 (20.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) PHP
1 3 (60.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle