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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 47 39 50
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing Test Management 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.33% 0.36% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.44% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £450 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
- +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+31.14% +1.66%
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
225 228 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 75.00% 83.21% 85.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 184 238
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -41.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 May 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 13 (92.86%) Software Testing
2 11 (78.57%) ISTQB
2 11 (78.57%) PRINCE2
2 11 (78.57%) Project Management
3 10 (71.43%) XML
3 10 (71.43%) MS Project
3 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 10 (71.43%) MS Visio
3 10 (71.43%) HL7
4 8 (57.14%) Test Scripting
4 8 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (50.00%) Functional Testing
5 7 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (50.00%) HTML
6 6 (42.86%) NHS
7 5 (35.71%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (21.43%) Defect Management
8 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
8 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
8 3 (21.43%) Finance
9 2 (14.29%) JIRA
9 2 (14.29%) Scrum
9 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (14.29%) MS Office
9 2 (14.29%) Confluence
9 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
9 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
9 2 (14.29%) User Stories
9 2 (14.29%) System Integration Testing

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 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
1 10 (71.43%) MS Project
1 10 (71.43%) MS Visio
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Analyst
1 11 (78.57%) Test Analyst
2 10 (71.43%) Lead Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) XML
2 7 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) NHS
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Software Testing
2 11 (78.57%) PRINCE2
2 11 (78.57%) Project Management
3 8 (57.14%) Test Scripting
4 7 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Defect Management
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (14.29%) User Stories
7 1 (7.14%) BDD
7 1 (7.14%) ITSM
7 1 (7.14%) Migration
7 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
7 1 (7.14%) Service Management
7 1 (7.14%) System Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
7 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) ISTQB
2 8 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (71.43%) HL7
2 5 (35.71%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft