The table below looks at the statistics for Software 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 Software Testing over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 25 50 41
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -9
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 14 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.71% 0.78% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.91% 0.98% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Median daily rate £350 £310 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +0.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £310 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £310 £341
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.43 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-51.91% -16.66%
Software 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
237 306 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 79.80% 79.90% 84.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 250 241
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £429 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Software Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Software Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Software Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Testing across the Cardiff region.

Software Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Software Testing
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 14 (100.00%) ISEB
2 13 (92.86%) Finance
2 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) Selenium
2 13 (92.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (57.14%) SQL
4 7 (50.00%) SDLC
4 7 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 7 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 6 (42.86%) Gherkin
5 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
5 6 (42.86%) WinRunner
5 6 (42.86%) HP UFT
5 6 (42.86%) Project Management
6 5 (35.71%) JMeter
7 4 (28.57%) Workflow
7 4 (28.57%) Java
7 4 (28.57%) AS400
7 4 (28.57%) HP
8 3 (21.43%) Analytics
9 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services

Software 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) Selenium
2 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 6 (42.86%) HP UFT
2 6 (42.86%) WinRunner
3 5 (35.71%) JMeter
General
1 13 (92.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Analyst
1 11 (78.57%) Test Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Test Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) SDLC
2 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 7 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Project Management
4 4 (28.57%) Workflow
5 3 (21.43%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) ISEB
2 13 (92.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) HP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
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