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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 46 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.51% - 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% - 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£275 - £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 -
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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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
305 309 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 78.41% 81.10% 71.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 234 121
Average daily rate £350 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £13.50 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £13.50 £17.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 30 July 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 5 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) NHS
3 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (60.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) MS Project
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (40.00%) UNIX
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) RUP
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) ISEB
4 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) HL7
5 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (20.00%) C
5 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (20.00%) XML Messaging
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) ETL

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) RUP
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft