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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 69 68 63
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 10 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.00% 0.74% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.95% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 1
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£400 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -17.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £351
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +8.10%
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
818 630 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.96% 77.87% 76.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 299 241
Average daily rate £401 £388 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +9.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 45 28
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.53 £12.49 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.95 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +8 6 £401 +15.25% 1
Integration Testing
North West

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 15 (75.00%) Java
2 13 (65.00%) XML
3 12 (60.00%) CSS
3 12 (60.00%) SQL
3 12 (60.00%) Finance
3 12 (60.00%) Spring
4 11 (55.00%) J2EE
4 11 (55.00%) HTML
4 11 (55.00%) JUnit
5 10 (50.00%) Oracle
5 10 (50.00%) SOAP
5 10 (50.00%) Web Services
5 10 (50.00%) WSDL
5 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 10 (50.00%) WebSphere
6 9 (45.00%) IBM
6 9 (45.00%) Servlets
6 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (35.00%) XSL
8 7 (35.00%) JAX-RPC
8 7 (35.00%) Cucumber
8 7 (35.00%) Web Application Development
9 6 (30.00%) PowerMock
9 6 (30.00%) JAX-RS
9 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
9 6 (30.00%) Mockito
9 6 (30.00%) RESTful
9 6 (30.00%) JSON
9 6 (30.00%) Selenium

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 10 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 6 (30.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (15.00%) Confluence
4 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) HTTP
1 6 (30.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
1 6 (30.00%) Informix
1 6 (30.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (15.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) JUnit
2 7 (35.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (30.00%) Mockito
3 6 (30.00%) Selenium
4 5 (25.00%) Subversion
4 5 (25.00%) JIRA
5 1 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (5.00%) Introscope
5 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.00%) SonarQube
5 1 (5.00%) Capybara
5 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.00%) RSpec
5 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.00%) Maven
5 1 (5.00%) Cactus
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Local Government
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Hybris Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Tester
6 1 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) AWS Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SAP Manager
6 1 (5.00%) SAP Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) XML
2 12 (60.00%) CSS
2 12 (60.00%) Spring
3 11 (55.00%) J2EE
3 11 (55.00%) HTML
4 10 (50.00%) SOAP
4 10 (50.00%) Web Services
4 10 (50.00%) WSDL
5 9 (45.00%) Servlets
6 7 (35.00%) XSL
6 7 (35.00%) JAX-RPC
7 6 (30.00%) PowerMock
7 6 (30.00%) JAX-RS
7 6 (30.00%) RESTful
7 6 (30.00%) JSON
7 6 (30.00%) JDBC
8 5 (25.00%) JSP
9 4 (20.00%) jQuery
9 4 (20.00%) Ajax
10 3 (15.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Online Banking
2 3 (15.00%) iPad
3 1 (5.00%) Web 2.0
3 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Web Application Development
4 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (30.00%) TDD
5 5 (25.00%) Project Management
5 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.00%) SEO
6 3 (15.00%) MVC
6 3 (15.00%) Validation
6 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (15.00%) B2C
6 3 (15.00%) Kanban
6 3 (15.00%) Data Validation
6 3 (15.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) System Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) SQL
3 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (15.00%) XPath
6 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) ISEB
4 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 9 (45.00%) IBM
3 3 (15.00%) hybris
4 2 (10.00%) Perforce
5 1 (5.00%) Capita
5 1 (5.00%) Compuware
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) SAP
Warrington, Cheshire
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