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 28 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Integration Testing
Cheshire / Chester
Rank - 26 23
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 1.55% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.85% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £220 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -37.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.67% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £47.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +17.50%

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
67 108 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 70.53% 83.72% 83.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 78 85
Median daily rate £430 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.62% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £242 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 14
Median hourly rate £32.56 £25.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.22% -44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.84 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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