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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Integration Testing
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 34 43 44
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 4 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.41% 2.29% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 2.66% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 1
Median daily rate £176 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.64% -6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.11% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 £44.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.98% +11.25%

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
230 338 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 81.27% 86.01% 71.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 271 172
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £405 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 7
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +108.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Integration Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Regression Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Management
3 3 (42.86%) Confluence
3 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
3 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 3 (42.86%) JSON
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) HTTP
3 3 (42.86%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) NHS
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
1 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Lead Test Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Test Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Lead
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (28.57%) NHS
3 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Regression Testing
1 4 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
1 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
2 3 (42.86%) BDD
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Test Management
2 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) RUP
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) HP
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle