Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Quality Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Quality Management over the 6 months to 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

Quality Management
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 61 58
Rank change year-on-year -20 -3 -
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.11% 0.16% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.19% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Cardiff median daily rate - £300 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -22.33% -
South Wales median daily rate £393 £300 £386
% change year-on-year +30.83% -22.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

Quality Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 782 523 473
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 88.46% 85.88% 85.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 360 380
Cardiff median daily rate £408 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £285 £170 £187
90th Percentile £582 £489 £525
South Wales median daily rate £418 £378 £400
% change year-on-year +10.60% -5.63% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 18
Cardiff median hourly rate £12.88 £17.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.46% +14.52% -1.59%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £35.25 £31.50 £35.98
South Wales median hourly rate £16.57 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -10.46% -1.33% +17.19%

Quality Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Quality Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Quality Management in Cardiff

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Quality Management in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Quality Management in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Quality Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Quality Management.

1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Decision-Making
1 1 (100.00%) Thought Leadership

Quality Management
Co-occurring 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Decision-Making
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Thought Leadership
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA