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 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integration Testing
Rank 39 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.98% - 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% - 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £331 - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +6.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.40 £42.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +14.86%
Integration Testing
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
228 224 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 75.25% 81.75% 84.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 181 235
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -41.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 26 May 2016, 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 14 (93.33%) System Integration Testing
2 13 (86.67%) Scrum
3 9 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 9 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 9 (60.00%) User Stories
3 9 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (46.67%) XML
6 6 (40.00%) HTML
7 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 5 (33.33%) Workflow
7 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (26.67%) ServiceNow
8 4 (26.67%) Web Design
8 4 (26.67%) ITSM
8 4 (26.67%) CSS
8 4 (26.67%) ITIL
8 4 (26.67%) LDAP
8 4 (26.67%) VPN
8 4 (26.67%) SSL
8 4 (26.67%) JIRA
8 4 (26.67%) Release Management
8 4 (26.67%) SaaS
8 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
8 4 (26.67%) Web Services
9 3 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (20.00%) BDD
9 3 (20.00%) Confluence
9 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (20.00%) Finance

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 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) JBoss
2 1 (6.67%) MQSeries
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) LDAP
1 4 (26.67%) SSL
1 4 (26.67%) VPN
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
1 4 (26.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Burp Suite
2 1 (6.67%) DbUnit
2 1 (6.67%) JMeter
2 1 (6.67%) JUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) Spock
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Tester
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) ServiceNow Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.67%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) UAT Lead
4 1 (6.67%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) UAT Test Lead
4 1 (6.67%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) XML
2 6 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (26.67%) CSS
3 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) .NET
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) JSTS
4 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) System Integration Testing
2 13 (86.67%) Scrum
3 9 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 9 (60.00%) User Stories
4 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (33.33%) Workflow
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) ITSM
6 4 (26.67%) Release Management
6 4 (26.67%) Web Design
7 3 (20.00%) BDD
7 3 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Defect Management
8 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
8 2 (13.33%) SDLC
8 2 (13.33%) Test Management
9 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
9 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
9 1 (6.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) ISTQB
1 9 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (6.67%) Atlassian