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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 36 56 45
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -11
Contract jobs citing Test Management 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.73% 0.44% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.53% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £334 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% +8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £328
% change year-on-year
- +14.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -30.43%
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
234 376 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 85.71% 83.19% 77.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 311 228
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% +121.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £8.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £21.00 £10.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 September 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%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Validation

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 2 (66.67%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Test Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Test Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle