The first table below looks at the demand for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 18 April 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 South Wales 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 54 37 30
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Contract jobs citing Test Management 1 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.18% 0.31% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.48% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Average daily rate £400 £325 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -20.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -0.77%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
405 208 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 72.32% 64.40% 67.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 136 111
Average daily rate £400 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 15
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% +2.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £10.69 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £17.90 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Test Management
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Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Test Management
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the South Wales region.

Test Management Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Test Management
Wales

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) JBehave
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) XPath
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Volume Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JBehave
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Hudson
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Test Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Volume Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) XPath
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (50.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) HP
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