The table below looks at the statistics for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank - 53 41
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.50% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.58% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £327 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.71% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
- +52.63%

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
217 343 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 79.20% 86.40% 72.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 276 172
Median daily rate £373 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.61% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £405 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 7
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +108.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Automation Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Automation Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Automation Testing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Confluence
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement

Automation 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Test Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle