Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Test Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Test Management over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 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.

Test Management
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 53 79
Contract jobs citing Test Management 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff - 0.54% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.65% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Cardiff median daily rate - £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.90% +26.09%
South Wales median daily rate £346 £334 £363
% change year-on-year +3.75% -7.93% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

Test 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 531 459 699
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 86.34% 83.15% 81.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 370 582
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £175 £187 £219
90th Percentile £500 £525 £463
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 14
Cardiff median hourly rate £17.75 £14.25 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.56% -4.20% +21.43%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.75 £10.05
90th Percentile £37.50 £37.13 £21.05
South Wales median hourly rate £20.69 £18.75 £15.88
% change year-on-year +10.35% +18.11% +9.48%

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in Cardiff

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Management in Cardiff