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 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 63 68 61
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 17 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.71% 0.73% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 0.94% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 5
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£400 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -17.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +2.77%
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
819 637 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.56% 77.31% 77.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 317 238
Average daily rate £401 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 30 27
Average hourly rate £20.97 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.08% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
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 28 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 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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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 +4 6 £401 +15.25% 1
Warrington -4 2 £313 +0.80%
Integration Testing
North West

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 18 (72.00%) Java
2 16 (64.00%) System Integration Testing
3 15 (60.00%) Spring
3 15 (60.00%) SQL
3 15 (60.00%) XML
4 14 (56.00%) J2EE
4 14 (56.00%) CSS
4 14 (56.00%) Finance
4 14 (56.00%) SDLC
5 13 (52.00%) Oracle
5 13 (52.00%) JUnit
5 13 (52.00%) HTML
5 13 (52.00%) SOAP
5 13 (52.00%) Web Services
5 13 (52.00%) WSDL
5 13 (52.00%) Software Engineering
5 13 (52.00%) WebSphere
6 12 (48.00%) IBM
7 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (44.00%) Servlets
7 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
8 8 (32.00%) XSL
8 8 (32.00%) JAX-RPC
8 8 (32.00%) Cucumber
9 7 (28.00%) Mockito
9 7 (28.00%) RESTful
9 7 (28.00%) PowerMock
9 7 (28.00%) Web Application Development
9 7 (28.00%) JAX-RS
9 7 (28.00%) Relational Database

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 13 (52.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (28.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 7 (28.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (12.00%) Confluence
3 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) HTTP
1 7 (28.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
1 7 (28.00%) Informix
1 7 (28.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (12.00%) MySQL
4 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) JUnit
2 8 (32.00%) Cucumber
3 7 (28.00%) Mockito
3 7 (28.00%) JIRA
3 7 (28.00%) Selenium
4 6 (24.00%) Subversion
5 3 (12.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (8.00%) LoadRunner
6 2 (8.00%) Introscope
6 2 (8.00%) Cactus
6 2 (8.00%) SonarQube
6 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
7 1 (4.00%) RSpec
7 1 (4.00%) Capybara
7 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
7 1 (4.00%) Maven
General
1 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Hybris Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) AWS Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) SAP Manager
7 1 (4.00%) SAP Test Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Web Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Test Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) Spring
1 15 (60.00%) XML
2 14 (56.00%) J2EE
2 14 (56.00%) CSS
3 13 (52.00%) HTML
3 13 (52.00%) SOAP
3 13 (52.00%) Web Services
3 13 (52.00%) WSDL
4 11 (44.00%) Servlets
5 8 (32.00%) XSL
5 8 (32.00%) JAX-RPC
6 7 (28.00%) RESTful
6 7 (28.00%) PowerMock
6 7 (28.00%) JAX-RS
6 7 (28.00%) JSON
6 7 (28.00%) JDBC
7 6 (24.00%) JSP
8 5 (20.00%) jQuery
8 5 (20.00%) JAX-WS
8 5 (20.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Online Banking
2 3 (12.00%) iPad
3 2 (8.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (8.00%) Data Conversion
3 2 (8.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) System Integration Testing
2 14 (56.00%) SDLC
3 13 (52.00%) Software Engineering
4 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (28.00%) Web Application Development
5 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (28.00%) TDD
6 6 (24.00%) Project Management
6 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (16.00%) Regression Testing
7 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (12.00%) Dependency Management
8 3 (12.00%) Kanban
8 3 (12.00%) Data Validation
8 3 (12.00%) System Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (12.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) Java
2 15 (60.00%) SQL
3 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (24.00%) PL/SQL
5 5 (20.00%) XPath
6 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) GMP
1 2 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Oracle
2 12 (48.00%) IBM
3 4 (16.00%) Perforce
4 3 (12.00%) hybris
5 2 (8.00%) Compuware
5 2 (8.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) SAP
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