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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 40 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Test Management 1 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.36% 3.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 4.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 0
Median daily rate £300 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £389
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +46.66%

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
225 338 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.07% 86.01% 71.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 271 174
Median daily rate £370 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 7
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +108.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (75.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Confluence
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) TestRail
3 1 (25.00%) Automated 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 3 (75.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) TestRail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Test Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle