The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cardiff region that had Test Leader 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 Lead
Rank 42 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.36% - 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% - 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Median daily rate £313 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 £35.00 £40.40
% change year-on-year
+38.57% -13.35%
Test 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
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 Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

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

1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) AS400
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing

Test Leader 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) AS400
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing