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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 60 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 9 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.15% 0.81% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 1.06% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£275 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -21.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.84 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -8.53%
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
607 756 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 77.82% 76.83% 69.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 344 310
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 46 29
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -2.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £17.15 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Warrington - 3 £275 -
Crewe - 2 - -
Knutsford - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Integration Testing
North West

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) XML
3 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 6 (37.50%) JIRA
3 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (31.25%) Project Management
4 5 (31.25%) Spring
4 5 (31.25%) XSD
4 5 (31.25%) HTML
5 4 (25.00%) .NET
5 4 (25.00%) JUnit
5 4 (25.00%) CSS
5 4 (25.00%) UNIX
5 4 (25.00%) IVR
5 4 (25.00%) Web Services
5 4 (25.00%) B2C
5 4 (25.00%) ISEB
5 4 (25.00%) System Testing
5 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
6 3 (18.75%) Spring MVC
6 3 (18.75%) jQuery
6 3 (18.75%) Kanban
6 3 (18.75%) Data Validation
6 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 3 (18.75%) Confluence
1 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) JBoss
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) GSM
1 3 (18.75%) VoIP
2 1 (6.25%) SMTP
2 1 (6.25%) FTP
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) JIRA
2 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (25.00%) JUnit
4 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
4 3 (18.75%) Subversion
5 2 (12.50%) Maven
5 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
6 1 (6.25%) RSpec
6 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
6 1 (6.25%) Capybara
6 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Hybris Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Middleware Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Web Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (6.25%) Programmer
6 1 (6.25%) Applications Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Web Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) webMethods Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) XML
2 5 (31.25%) Spring
2 5 (31.25%) XSD
2 5 (31.25%) HTML
3 4 (25.00%) .NET
3 4 (25.00%) CSS
3 4 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
4 3 (18.75%) Spring MVC
4 3 (18.75%) jQuery
4 3 (18.75%) Ajax
4 3 (18.75%) JSP
5 2 (12.50%) XSLT
5 2 (12.50%) Middleware
5 2 (12.50%) Apache Camel
6 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (6.25%) Sass
6 1 (6.25%) SAP XI
6 1 (6.25%) SOAP
6 1 (6.25%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) IVR
2 3 (18.75%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (31.25%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) B2C
4 4 (25.00%) System Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Kanban
5 3 (18.75%) Data Validation
5 3 (18.75%) Trend Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) MVC
5 3 (18.75%) SEO
5 3 (18.75%) Validation
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
6 2 (12.50%) SOA
6 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 2 (12.50%) Dependency Management
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ISEB
1 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) hybris
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) webMethods
3 1 (6.25%) Capita
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle