The table below looks at the statistics for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 61 64 65
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 25 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.45% 1.73% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 2.07% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 5
Median daily rate £475 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +29.03%
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
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
871 821 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.39% 83.35% 79.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 525 314
Median daily rate £425 £401 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 32 30
Median hourly rate £22.54 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £38.50 £44.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Integration Testing across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Integration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Integration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +10 15 £475 +18.60% 1
Warrington -9 6 £463 +48.00%
Knutsford - 1 £488 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Integration Testing
North West

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 26 (70.27%) Java
1 26 (70.27%) Finance
2 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (51.35%) Oracle
4 18 (48.65%) XML
5 17 (45.95%) System Integration Testing
6 16 (43.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (43.24%) Banking
6 16 (43.24%) Software Engineering
7 15 (40.54%) Web Services
8 14 (37.84%) JDBC
8 14 (37.84%) Spring
9 13 (35.14%) Waterfall
10 12 (32.43%) WebSphere
10 12 (32.43%) IBM
11 11 (29.73%) Software Testing
12 10 (27.03%) AOP
12 10 (27.03%) WSDL
12 10 (27.03%) SOAP
12 10 (27.03%) SQL
12 10 (27.03%) J2EE
12 10 (27.03%) JAXB
12 10 (27.03%) Test Scripting
12 10 (27.03%) JAX-WS
12 10 (27.03%) Kanban
13 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (21.62%) Selenium
14 8 (21.62%) Jenkins
14 8 (21.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 8 (21.62%) WebSphere Application Server

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 12 (32.43%) WebSphere
2 8 (21.62%) IBM HTTP Server
2 8 (21.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 8 (21.62%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (10.81%) Apache
3 4 (10.81%) iPlanet
4 1 (2.70%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.70%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) HTTP
2 4 (10.81%) HTTPS
2 4 (10.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Jenkins
1 8 (21.62%) JIRA
1 8 (21.62%) Selenium
2 4 (10.81%) Checkstyle
2 4 (10.81%) Cucumber
2 4 (10.81%) FindBugs
2 4 (10.81%) Introscope
2 4 (10.81%) JUnit
2 4 (10.81%) Maven
2 4 (10.81%) Mockito
2 4 (10.81%) SonarQube
2 4 (10.81%) Subversion
3 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (70.27%) Finance
2 16 (43.24%) Banking
3 4 (10.81%) Billing
4 1 (2.70%) Electronics
4 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Developer
2 12 (32.43%) Java Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Senior Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Applications Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Test Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Test Leader
5 5 (13.51%) Test Manager
6 4 (10.81%) Java Applications Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Applications Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Java Applications Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (8.11%) Digital Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Server Specialist
7 3 (8.11%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) WebSphere Server Specialist
7 3 (8.11%) WebSphere Specialist
8 2 (5.41%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (48.65%) XML
2 15 (40.54%) Web Services
3 14 (37.84%) JDBC
3 14 (37.84%) Spring
4 10 (27.03%) J2EE
4 10 (27.03%) JAXB
4 10 (27.03%) JAX-WS
4 10 (27.03%) SOAP
4 10 (27.03%) WSDL
5 8 (21.62%) XSLT
6 6 (16.22%) JSON
6 6 (16.22%) Middleware
6 6 (16.22%) RESTful
7 5 (13.51%) CSS
7 5 (13.51%) jQuery
8 4 (10.81%) Java EE
8 4 (10.81%) JSP
8 4 (10.81%) Servlets
8 4 (10.81%) Spring MVC
8 4 (10.81%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Online Banking
2 4 (10.81%) N-Tier
2 4 (10.81%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) System Integration Testing
3 16 (43.24%) Software Engineering
3 16 (43.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (35.14%) Waterfall
5 11 (29.73%) Software Testing
6 10 (27.03%) AOP
6 10 (27.03%) Kanban
6 10 (27.03%) Test Scripting
7 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (21.62%) TDD
9 6 (16.22%) BDD
9 6 (16.22%) Open Source
9 6 (16.22%) Regression Testing
9 6 (16.22%) System Testing
9 6 (16.22%) Test Strategy
10 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
10 5 (13.51%) High Availability
10 5 (13.51%) Microservices
10 5 (13.51%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) Java
2 10 (27.03%) SQL
3 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.51%) PL/SQL
4 3 (8.11%) C#
5 2 (5.41%) C
6 1 (2.70%) C++
6 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) ISEB
3 3 (8.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Oracle
2 12 (32.43%) IBM
3 4 (10.81%) CA
3 4 (10.81%) Perforce
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.11%) SAP
5 1 (2.70%) HP
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