The table below looks at the statistics for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 66 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 6 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.63% - 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% - 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 6
Average daily rate
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£350 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £358 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.34% -1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
701 461 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 74.18% 71.14% 70.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 344 390
Average daily rate £380 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £258 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 37
Average hourly rate £23.75 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.30 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £50.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Integration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Integration Testing across the Bristol region.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Integration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing across the Bristol region.

Integration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Integration Testing 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 Integration Testing.

1 11 (61.11%) Validation
2 10 (55.56%) Java
3 9 (50.00%) JUnit
3 9 (50.00%) JSP
3 9 (50.00%) XML
3 9 (50.00%) Spring
3 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (44.44%) SQL
5 7 (38.89%) Scrum
5 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
5 7 (38.89%) Data Validation
6 6 (33.33%) Confluence
6 6 (33.33%) hybris
6 6 (33.33%) Kanban
6 6 (33.33%) JIRA
6 6 (33.33%) Spring MVC
6 6 (33.33%) jQuery
6 6 (33.33%) Subversion
6 6 (33.33%) Ajax
6 6 (33.33%) MVC
6 6 (33.33%) SEO
6 6 (33.33%) Project Management
6 6 (33.33%) HTML
6 6 (33.33%) CSS
6 6 (33.33%) MySQL
6 6 (33.33%) XSD
6 6 (33.33%) UNIX
6 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
6 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Integration Testing 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 Integration Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 6 (33.33%) Confluence
2 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) MySQL
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) JUnit
2 6 (33.33%) Subversion
2 6 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (16.67%) Hudson
3 3 (16.67%) Maven
General
1 4 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Hybris Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Software Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Excel Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) XML
1 9 (50.00%) Spring
1 9 (50.00%) JSP
2 6 (33.33%) Ajax
2 6 (33.33%) Spring MVC
2 6 (33.33%) jQuery
2 6 (33.33%) XSD
2 6 (33.33%) HTML
2 6 (33.33%) CSS
3 4 (22.22%) .NET
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 3 (16.67%) Web Services
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (16.67%) Apache CXF
4 3 (16.67%) J2EE
4 3 (16.67%) JDBC
4 3 (16.67%) Middleware
4 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) UNIX
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Validation
2 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Data Validation
4 7 (38.89%) Scrum
5 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 6 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 6 (33.33%) B2C
5 6 (33.33%) Project Management
5 6 (33.33%) MVC
5 6 (33.33%) SEO
5 6 (33.33%) Kanban
6 5 (27.78%) SOA
7 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
8 3 (16.67%) BPEL
9 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
10 1 (5.56%) System Testing
10 1 (5.56%) Test Management
10 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) VBA
3 4 (22.22%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) hybris
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) TIBCO