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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integration Testing
Rank 26 28 40
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 11 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.67% 3.24% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.05% 3.67% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 2
Median daily rate £425 £388 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.60% +11.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £358 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £401 £354
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%
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
156 218 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 80.41% 88.26% 87.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 151 70
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £311 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 31
Median hourly rate £24.25 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £16.29 £21.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Integration Testing across the Chester region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 12 (92.31%) System Integration Testing
2 11 (84.62%) Java
2 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 11 (84.62%) Software Engineering
3 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (76.92%) Spring
3 10 (76.92%) JDBC
3 10 (76.92%) XML
4 8 (61.54%) SQL
4 8 (61.54%) Oracle
5 7 (53.85%) TDD
5 7 (53.85%) Banking
5 7 (53.85%) XSLT
5 7 (53.85%) IBM
5 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
5 7 (53.85%) WebSphere
5 7 (53.85%) JIRA
5 7 (53.85%) Selenium
5 7 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (46.15%) JAX-WS
6 6 (46.15%) Kanban
6 6 (46.15%) Waterfall
6 6 (46.15%) JAXB
6 6 (46.15%) SOAP
6 6 (46.15%) Web Services
6 6 (46.15%) J2EE
6 6 (46.15%) AOP
6 6 (46.15%) WSDL
7 5 (38.46%) JavaScript

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 7 (53.85%) WebSphere
2 4 (30.77%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (7.69%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) HTTP
1 4 (30.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
1 7 (53.85%) JIRA
1 7 (53.85%) Selenium
2 4 (30.77%) Checkstyle
2 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
2 4 (30.77%) FindBugs
2 4 (30.77%) Maven
2 4 (30.77%) Mockito
2 4 (30.77%) SonarQube
3 3 (23.08%) JUnit
3 3 (23.08%) Subversion
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Billing
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) Java Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Senior Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (23.08%) Applications Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Digital Developer
6 2 (15.38%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Java Applications Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Java Engineer
6 2 (15.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Senior Applications Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Applications Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) JDBC
1 10 (76.92%) Spring
1 10 (76.92%) XML
2 7 (53.85%) XSLT
3 6 (46.15%) J2EE
3 6 (46.15%) JAXB
3 6 (46.15%) JAX-WS
3 6 (46.15%) SOAP
3 6 (46.15%) Web Services
3 6 (46.15%) WSDL
4 5 (38.46%) CSS
4 5 (38.46%) jQuery
5 4 (30.77%) Java EE
5 4 (30.77%) JSP
5 4 (30.77%) Servlets
5 4 (30.77%) Spring MVC
5 4 (30.77%) Spring Security
5 4 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (23.08%) Apache Camel
6 3 (23.08%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Online Banking
2 4 (30.77%) N-Tier
3 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) System Integration Testing
2 11 (84.62%) Software Engineering
3 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (53.85%) TDD
4 7 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (46.15%) AOP
5 6 (46.15%) Kanban
5 6 (46.15%) Waterfall
6 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
6 5 (38.46%) Web Application Development
7 4 (30.77%) MVC
7 4 (30.77%) OOP
8 3 (23.08%) BDD
8 3 (23.08%) Extreme Programming
9 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
9 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
9 1 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 1 (7.69%) SDLC
9 1 (7.69%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) IBM
3 4 (30.77%) Perforce