The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cardiff region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 25 39 28
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 18 2 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.41% 0.70% 5.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.67% 0.72% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 17
Median daily rate £325 £305 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £301 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £309 £339
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.68 £33.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-55.53% -5.03%
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
270 278 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.09% 97.20% 96.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 221 267
Median daily rate £362 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.47% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 7
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.75 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.90% -16.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.15 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.31 £17.50 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

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 31 May 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Test 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 Test Analyst in the job title.

1 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (54.55%) ISTQB
2 19 (43.18%) Non-Functional Testing
2 19 (43.18%) SQL
3 16 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 15 (34.09%) Finance
5 14 (31.82%) ISEB
5 14 (31.82%) Test Scripting
6 13 (29.55%) Selenium
6 13 (29.55%) V-Model
6 13 (29.55%) HTML
6 13 (29.55%) XML
7 12 (27.27%) PRINCE2
7 12 (27.27%) Functional Testing
7 12 (27.27%) SDLC
8 11 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 11 (25.00%) Test Management
8 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 11 (25.00%) Project Management
9 10 (22.73%) MS Visio
9 10 (22.73%) MS Project
9 10 (22.73%) Manual Testing
9 10 (22.73%) HL7
10 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
11 8 (18.18%) Test Strategy
11 8 (18.18%) Waterfall
11 8 (18.18%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 7 (15.91%) Test Automation
12 7 (15.91%) JIRA
12 7 (15.91%) User Acceptance Testing

Test 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.36%) MQSeries
2 4 (9.09%) JBoss
2 4 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.55%) CMS
3 2 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (4.55%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (22.73%) MS Project
2 10 (22.73%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) LAN
1 5 (11.36%) SAN
1 5 (11.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (29.55%) Selenium
2 7 (15.91%) JIRA
3 6 (13.64%) JMeter
4 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio
5 4 (9.09%) Burp Suite
5 4 (9.09%) DbUnit
5 4 (9.09%) JUnit
5 4 (9.09%) Spock
6 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.55%) HP UFT
6 2 (4.55%) LoadRunner
6 2 (4.55%) Subversion
6 2 (4.55%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.27%) QAComplete
7 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) HTML
1 13 (29.55%) XML
2 5 (11.36%) .NET
2 5 (11.36%) SOAP
3 4 (9.09%) jQuery
3 4 (9.09%) JSTS
4 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) NHS
2 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) AS400
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
1 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.55%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (43.18%) Non-Functional Testing
3 16 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 14 (31.82%) Test Scripting
5 13 (29.55%) V-Model
6 12 (27.27%) Functional Testing
6 12 (27.27%) PRINCE2
6 12 (27.27%) SDLC
7 11 (25.00%) Project Management
7 11 (25.00%) Test Management
8 10 (22.73%) Manual Testing
9 8 (18.18%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 8 (18.18%) Test Strategy
9 8 (18.18%) Waterfall
10 7 (15.91%) Migration
10 7 (15.91%) Test Automation
10 7 (15.91%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (13.64%) Performance Testing
11 6 (13.64%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (43.18%) SQL
2 5 (11.36%) Java
2 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.82%) C
3 3 (6.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (54.55%) ISTQB
2 14 (31.82%) ISEB
3 11 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
5 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
6 3 (6.82%) DV Cleared
7 2 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) HL7
2 5 (11.36%) QA
3 4 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Atlassian
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Alterian
2 2 (4.55%) CA
2 2 (4.55%) Cisco
2 2 (4.55%) Citrix
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) PlateSpin
2 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.55%) Sitecore
2 2 (4.55%) VMware
3 1 (2.27%) Informatica
3 1 (2.27%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (2.27%) Teradata
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago