The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cardiff region that had QA Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank - - 44
Contract jobs requiring a QA Leader 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
QA Leader
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
324 258 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.48% 96.99% 94.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 199 241
Median daily rate £363 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 9
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -28.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

QA Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

QA Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

QA Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

QA Leader Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff