The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 33 40 23
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 23 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.42% 2.25% 4.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.56% 2.27% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 8
Average daily rate £296 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £283 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £393 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £34.06
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.90%
Test 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
414 308 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.64% 99.04% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 236 159
Average daily rate £338 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 13
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £14.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £22.50 £164.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Analyst in their job title.

1 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (51.22%) ISTQB
3 19 (46.34%) SQL
4 17 (41.46%) Finance
5 15 (36.59%) Software Testing
6 13 (31.71%) ISEB
6 13 (31.71%) Functional Testing
7 11 (26.83%) Test Management
7 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
7 11 (26.83%) XML
7 11 (26.83%) PRINCE2
7 11 (26.83%) Project Management
8 10 (24.39%) MS Project
8 10 (24.39%) MS Visio
8 10 (24.39%) HL7
8 10 (24.39%) Manual Testing
8 10 (24.39%) V-Model
8 10 (24.39%) Non-Functional Testing
8 10 (24.39%) Waterfall
8 10 (24.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (21.95%) Test Scripting
9 9 (21.95%) HTML
9 9 (21.95%) Java
10 8 (19.51%) Selenium
10 8 (19.51%) Cucumber
11 6 (14.63%) Gherkin
11 6 (14.63%) NHS
11 6 (14.63%) Scrum
12 5 (12.20%) Automation Testing
12 5 (12.20%) BDD

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
2 10 (24.39%) MS Project
2 10 (24.39%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) HTTP
1 2 (4.88%) LAN
1 2 (4.88%) SAN
1 2 (4.88%) WAN
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Cucumber
1 8 (19.51%) Selenium
2 4 (9.76%) JBehave
3 3 (7.32%) JIRA
4 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.88%) HP UFT
4 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.88%) JMeter
4 2 (4.88%) LoadRunner
4 2 (4.88%) Mercurial
4 2 (4.88%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.88%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.44%) FitNesse
5 1 (2.44%) QAComplete
5 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.44%) Subversion
5 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) XML
2 9 (21.95%) HTML
3 6 (14.63%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.44%) .NET
4 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) NHS
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) AS400
3 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Unix
2 3 (7.32%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Windows
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) Software Testing
3 13 (31.71%) Functional Testing
4 11 (26.83%) PRINCE2
4 11 (26.83%) Project Management
4 11 (26.83%) Test Management
5 10 (24.39%) Manual Testing
5 10 (24.39%) Non-Functional Testing
5 10 (24.39%) V-Model
5 10 (24.39%) Waterfall
6 9 (21.95%) Test Scripting
7 6 (14.63%) Scrum
8 5 (12.20%) Automation Testing
8 5 (12.20%) BDD
9 4 (9.76%) SDLC
9 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
10 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (7.32%) Integration Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Migration
10 3 (7.32%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) SQL
2 9 (21.95%) Java
3 2 (4.88%) BeanShell
3 2 (4.88%) C#
3 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (51.22%) ISTQB
2 13 (31.71%) ISEB
3 10 (24.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) HL7
2 5 (12.20%) QA
3 4 (9.76%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (4.88%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) CA
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco
3 1 (2.44%) Informatica
3 1 (2.44%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (2.44%) PlateSpin
3 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.44%) Teradata
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