The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cardiff region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 35 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.44% - 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% - 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £375 - £380
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 - £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 - £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.34% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Test Manager
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
269 326 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.76% 97.90% 98.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 264 291
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 5
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.04% -28.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cardiff region that featured Test Manager in the job title.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Manager across the Cardiff region.

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Test Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, Test Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) SAP
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) SAP ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared

Test Manager Skill Set
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP ERP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) SAP