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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integration Testing
Rank 47 44 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 9 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.13% 0.64% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 0.89% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 2
Average daily rate £350 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -21.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £362 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £38.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
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
368 224 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 87.00% 71.57% 74.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 170 134
Average daily rate £350 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £483 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £97.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% -76.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016, 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 10 (90.91%) Scrum
1 10 (90.91%) System Integration Testing
2 9 (81.82%) User Stories
2 9 (81.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (81.82%) Software Testing
2 9 (81.82%) ISTQB
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
5 3 (27.27%) BDD
5 3 (27.27%) Confluence
5 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (27.27%) JIRA
5 3 (27.27%) XML
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Validation
6 2 (18.18%) Test Management
6 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
7 1 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (9.09%) SDLC
7 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
7 1 (9.09%) Coaching
7 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 1 (9.09%) JavaFX
7 1 (9.09%) Data Migration

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
2 3 (27.27%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Automated Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) J2SE
2 1 (9.09%) JavaFX
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Scrum
1 10 (90.91%) System Integration Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Software Testing
2 9 (81.82%) User Stories
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) BDD
4 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
5 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Test Management
5 2 (18.18%) Validation
6 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Coaching
6 1 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) OO
6 1 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC
6 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) ISTQB
1 9 (81.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center