The first table below looks at the demand for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Chester region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 22 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.43% 1.91% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 2.42% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£315 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £40.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +6.57%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
116 124 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 82.86% 78.98% 71.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 42 33
Average daily rate £320 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.41% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £190 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +10.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £25.00 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Integration Testing
Cheshire

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) ETL
2 3 (60.00%) Data Security
2 3 (60.00%) Back Office
2 3 (60.00%) Workflow
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) V-Model
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Web Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Web Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Security
1 3 (60.00%) Workflow
1 3 (60.00%) ETL
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) V-Model
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB