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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integration Testing
Rank 71 69 60
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 4 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.50% 0.86% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 1.01% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Median daily rate £438 £475 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +48.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.00 £38.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -3.75%
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
686 989 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.54% 85.41% 76.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 677 322
Median daily rate £413 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 42
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.33 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.17% -38.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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
Warrington +7 1 - -
Chester +2 1 £475 -5.00%
Integration Testing
North West

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (80.56%) Java
3 26 (72.22%) Web Services
3 26 (72.22%) Finance
4 23 (63.89%) XML
5 22 (61.11%) Software Engineering
5 22 (61.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (61.11%) System Integration Testing
6 21 (58.33%) Spring
6 21 (58.33%) Kanban
6 21 (58.33%) JDBC
6 21 (58.33%) SOAP
7 20 (55.56%) J2EE
7 20 (55.56%) WSDL
7 20 (55.56%) JAXB
7 20 (55.56%) JAX-WS
7 20 (55.56%) Waterfall
7 20 (55.56%) AOP
8 15 (41.67%) Oracle
9 14 (38.89%) JSON
10 13 (36.11%) BDD
10 13 (36.11%) RESTful
11 10 (27.78%) Banking
12 9 (25.00%) JIRA
12 9 (25.00%) Test Scripting
12 9 (25.00%) SQL
13 8 (22.22%) XSLT
13 8 (22.22%) PL/SQL
13 8 (22.22%) IBM
13 8 (22.22%) TDD

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 8 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 7 (19.44%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.78%) Confluence
3 1 (2.78%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) JIRA
2 8 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 8 (22.22%) Selenium
3 7 (19.44%) JUnit
3 7 (19.44%) Subversion
4 1 (2.78%) Checkstyle
4 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.78%) FindBugs
4 1 (2.78%) JMeter
4 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.78%) LoadUI
4 1 (2.78%) Maven
4 1 (2.78%) Mockito
4 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.78%) SonarQube
General
1 26 (72.22%) Finance
2 10 (27.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Developer
2 18 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 14 (38.89%) Senior Developer
4 13 (36.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (30.56%) Applications Developer
6 10 (27.78%) Java Applications Developer
6 10 (27.78%) Senior Applications Developer
6 10 (27.78%) Senior Java Applications Developer
7 6 (16.67%) Test Leader
8 5 (13.89%) Digital Developer
9 3 (8.33%) Analyst
10 2 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
10 2 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (5.56%) Test Analyst
10 2 (5.56%) Test Manager
10 2 (5.56%) XML Developer
11 1 (2.78%) Integration Analyst
11 1 (2.78%) Integration Tester
11 1 (2.78%) SAP Manager
11 1 (2.78%) SAP Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (72.22%) Web Services
2 23 (63.89%) XML
3 21 (58.33%) JDBC
3 21 (58.33%) SOAP
3 21 (58.33%) Spring
4 20 (55.56%) J2EE
4 20 (55.56%) JAXB
4 20 (55.56%) JAX-WS
4 20 (55.56%) WSDL
5 14 (38.89%) JSON
6 13 (36.11%) RESTful
7 8 (22.22%) XSLT
8 7 (19.44%) Apache Camel
8 7 (19.44%) POJO
9 4 (11.11%) Middleware
10 2 (5.56%) CSS
10 2 (5.56%) jQuery
10 2 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (2.78%) Kafka
11 1 (2.78%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) SWIFT
2 2 (5.56%) Online Banking
3 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (61.11%) Software Engineering
2 22 (61.11%) System Integration Testing
2 22 (61.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 21 (58.33%) Kanban
4 20 (55.56%) AOP
4 20 (55.56%) Waterfall
5 13 (36.11%) BDD
6 9 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (22.22%) TDD
8 7 (19.44%) Extreme Programming
8 7 (19.44%) Software Testing
9 6 (16.67%) Open Source
9 6 (16.67%) SOA
10 5 (13.89%) High Availability
10 5 (13.89%) Microservices
10 5 (13.89%) Test Strategy
11 3 (8.33%) System Testing
11 3 (8.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (80.56%) Java
2 9 (25.00%) SQL
3 8 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) ISEB
3 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Oracle
2 8 (22.22%) IBM
3 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.78%) Perforce
3 1 (2.78%) Rally
3 1 (2.78%) SAP