The table below looks at the statistics for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integration Testing
Rank 26 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.67% - 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% - 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £475 - £320
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
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
127 146 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 84.67% 92.41% 77.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 102 35
Median daily rate £413 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 20
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
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 Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester 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 Chester

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 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 Chester region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 23 (100.00%) Finance
2 22 (95.65%) Java
2 22 (95.65%) Software Engineering
2 22 (95.65%) System Integration Testing
3 21 (91.30%) Spring
3 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (91.30%) User Acceptance Testing
3 21 (91.30%) JDBC
3 21 (91.30%) XML
4 20 (86.96%) WSDL
4 20 (86.96%) JAXB
4 20 (86.96%) SOAP
4 20 (86.96%) Web Services
4 20 (86.96%) J2EE
4 20 (86.96%) JAX-WS
4 20 (86.96%) AOP
4 20 (86.96%) Kanban
4 20 (86.96%) Waterfall
5 13 (56.52%) JSON
5 13 (56.52%) BDD
5 13 (56.52%) RESTful
6 9 (39.13%) SQL
6 9 (39.13%) Oracle
7 8 (34.78%) PL/SQL
7 8 (34.78%) IBM
7 8 (34.78%) XSLT
7 8 (34.78%) TDD
7 8 (34.78%) JIRA
7 8 (34.78%) WebSphere
7 8 (34.78%) Selenium

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 (34.78%) WebSphere
2 7 (30.43%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.35%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
1 8 (34.78%) JIRA
1 8 (34.78%) Selenium
2 7 (30.43%) JUnit
2 7 (30.43%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) Checkstyle
3 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.35%) FindBugs
3 1 (4.35%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) Mockito
3 1 (4.35%) SonarQube
General
1 23 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) Developer
2 18 (78.26%) Java Developer
3 14 (60.87%) Senior Developer
4 13 (56.52%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (47.83%) Applications Developer
6 10 (43.48%) Java Applications Developer
6 10 (43.48%) Senior Applications Developer
6 10 (43.48%) Senior Java Applications Developer
7 5 (21.74%) Digital Developer
8 2 (8.70%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (8.70%) XML Developer
9 1 (4.35%) Analyst
9 1 (4.35%) Programmer
9 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (4.35%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
9 1 (4.35%) SOA Developer
9 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
9 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) JDBC
1 21 (91.30%) Spring
1 21 (91.30%) XML
2 20 (86.96%) J2EE
2 20 (86.96%) JAXB
2 20 (86.96%) JAX-WS
2 20 (86.96%) SOAP
2 20 (86.96%) Web Services
2 20 (86.96%) WSDL
3 13 (56.52%) JSON
3 13 (56.52%) RESTful
4 8 (34.78%) XSLT
5 7 (30.43%) Apache Camel
5 7 (30.43%) POJO
6 4 (17.39%) Middleware
7 2 (8.70%) CSS
7 2 (8.70%) jQuery
7 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (4.35%) Spring MVC
8 1 (4.35%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Online Banking
2 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Software Engineering
1 22 (95.65%) System Integration Testing
2 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (91.30%) User Acceptance Testing
3 20 (86.96%) AOP
3 20 (86.96%) Kanban
3 20 (86.96%) Waterfall
4 13 (56.52%) BDD
5 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (34.78%) TDD
6 7 (30.43%) Extreme Programming
7 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.70%) Web Application Development
8 1 (4.35%) Front End Development
8 1 (4.35%) SOA
8 1 (4.35%) System Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.35%) Test Management
8 1 (4.35%) Test Planning
8 1 (4.35%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 8 (34.78%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle
2 8 (34.78%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Perforce