The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cardiff region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 39 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing Test Management 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.53% 0.79% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 1.10% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
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£370 £500 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +35.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +18.18%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
306 182 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 77.86% 72.22% 67.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 120 89
Average daily rate £375 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Management across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Test Management Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) Internet
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
1 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Subversion
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) XQuery
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) HTTP
2 3 (42.86%) SSL
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) J2EE
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Ant
2 3 (42.86%) JUnit
2 3 (42.86%) SOAP
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) XPath
2 3 (42.86%) JSON
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) Maven
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 3 (42.86%) HTTP
2 3 (42.86%) SSL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Ant
1 3 (42.86%) JUnit
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
1 3 (42.86%) Maven
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (42.86%) Mercurial
1 3 (42.86%) JBehave
1 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
1 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
1 3 (42.86%) Hudson
1 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
1 3 (42.86%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Automated Test Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) J2EE
1 3 (42.86%) SOAP
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
1 3 (42.86%) XML
1 3 (42.86%) JSON
1 3 (42.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) BDD
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Requirements Management
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Logistics
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) XQuery
1 3 (42.86%) XPath
1 3 (42.86%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft