The table below looks at the statistics for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 41 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.64% 1.28% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.80% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
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South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
224 167 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 71.79% 71.06% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 124 106
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £97.50 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.92% +946.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Integration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Integration Testing
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 4 (100.00%) Validation
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 4 (100.00%) V-Model
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 4 (100.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 4 (100.00%) V-Model
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 4 (100.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center