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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 33 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.20% - 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% - 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£320 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +11.11%
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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 Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
198 269 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 78.88% 77.75% 67.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 193 77
Average daily rate £350 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 6
Average hourly rate £16.38 £105.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.40% +536.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £52.50 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £105.00 £17.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) MS Project
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) RUP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) NHS
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (40.00%) V-Model
3 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Test Planning

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) RUP
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (40.00%) V-Model
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft