The table below looks at the statistics for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integration Testing
Rank 14 24 18
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 5 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.43% 4.76% 4.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.81% 5.88% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £475 £344 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.18% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.40 £41.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +4.37%
Integration Testing
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
64 119 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 69.57% 80.95% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 75 28
Median daily rate £413 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £363 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £579 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 14
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Integration Testing across the Cheltenham region.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Integration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing across the Cheltenham region.

Integration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 3 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (40.00%) Serena
2 6 (40.00%) Aerospace
3 5 (33.33%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) C
3 5 (33.33%) DO-178B
3 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) Validation
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (20.00%) Unix
5 3 (20.00%) Embedded C
5 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 3 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) System Testing
5 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Rally
6 2 (13.33%) SDLC
6 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
6 2 (13.33%) DevOps
6 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Change Control
6 2 (13.33%) Test Management

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Demantra
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle ASCP
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle SCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (13.33%) LoadRunner
1 2 (13.33%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (13.33%) Rational Functional Tester
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
General
1 6 (40.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (13.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Applications Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Software Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) XForms
1 2 (13.33%) XML
1 2 (13.33%) XSD
1 2 (13.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) Validation
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (20.00%) System Testing
5 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Change Control
6 2 (13.33%) DevOps
6 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) SDLC
6 2 (13.33%) Test Management
6 2 (13.33%) V-Model
6 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C
2 3 (20.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (13.33%) C++
3 2 (13.33%) Perl
3 2 (13.33%) Python
3 2 (13.33%) Ruby
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) XPath
3 2 (13.33%) XQuery
4 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) ISEB
4 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) DO-178B
2 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Serena
2 3 (20.00%) Rally
3 1 (6.67%) EMC
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle