The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 44 53 45
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing Test Management 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.31% 0.93% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 1.15% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £375 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £48.75 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +32.65%
Test Management
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
262 347 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 81.11% 80.89% 79.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 291 200
Median daily rate £403 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Test Management
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Test Management 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 Test Management.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Confluence
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement

Test Management
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 3 (100.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Test Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle