The median contractor rate for a Agile Test Analyst was £170 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Test Analyst
Wales / South Wales
Rank 55 69 45
Rank change year-on-year +14 -24  
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Test Analyst 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.18% 0.34% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.35% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £170 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.42% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £284 £306
% change year-on-year +11.01% -7.34%  
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 South Wales. 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
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 545 574 422
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 96.80% 98.63% 95.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 387 293
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 36 20
Median hourly rate £17.77 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.69% -7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £29.30 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Agile Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Test Analyst in South Wales

Agile Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Test Analyst in South Wales

Agile Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Test Analyst within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +22 1 £170 -54.66%
Agile Test Analyst
Wales

Agile Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 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 South Wales 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 South Wales 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