The median contractor rate for a Agile Test Analyst was £170 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Test Analyst
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 40 59 39
Rank change year-on-year +19 -20  
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Test Analyst 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.29% 0.24% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.24% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £170 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -54.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £284 £300
% change year-on-year +11.01% -5.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 325 412 257
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 95.59% 98.80% 98.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 289 197
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 11
Median hourly rate £13.70 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.38% -18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Agile Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff that featured Agile Test Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Test Analyst in Cardiff

Agile Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Test Analyst in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Test Analyst in Cardiff

Agile Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Agile Test Analyst 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 Agile Test Analyst in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Agile Test Analyst 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB