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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 38 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Test Management 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.35% 1.02% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 1.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.61% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -6.25%
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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
228 327 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.85% 82.99% 69.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 231 78
Average daily rate £350 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 4
Average hourly rate £15.25 £27.50 £11.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.54% +137.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £27.50 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £27.50 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Test Management also 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 that cited Test Management.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (50.00%) AS400
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) TestNG
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Test Management also 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 that cited Test Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) TestNG
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP