The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cardiff region that had QA Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 36 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a QA Analyst 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.35% - 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% - 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £375 - £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £280
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.75 -
QA Analyst
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
278 380 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.89% 98.19% 98.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 301 275
Median daily rate £350 £342 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.33% -7.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 8
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -7.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £20.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cardiff region that featured QA Analyst in the job title.

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

QA Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

QA Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, QA Analyst 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 Cardiff region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery

QA Analyst Skill Set
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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA