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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integration Testing
Rank 20 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 22 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 10.09% 1.80% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.94% 2.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 0
Median daily rate £475 £401 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.60% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
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
170 198 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 77.98% 89.19% 85.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 115 48
Median daily rate £413 £400 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +16.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 14
Median hourly rate £21.00 £33.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.31% -4.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 24 June 2016.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 26 (92.86%) Finance
1 26 (92.86%) System Integration Testing
2 25 (89.29%) Software Engineering
2 25 (89.29%) Java
3 24 (85.71%) JDBC
3 24 (85.71%) XML
3 24 (85.71%) Spring
3 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (78.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (71.43%) AOP
5 20 (71.43%) WSDL
5 20 (71.43%) JAXB
5 20 (71.43%) SOAP
5 20 (71.43%) Web Services
5 20 (71.43%) J2EE
5 20 (71.43%) JAX-WS
5 20 (71.43%) Kanban
5 20 (71.43%) Waterfall
6 13 (46.43%) Oracle
6 13 (46.43%) SQL
7 12 (42.86%) IBM
7 12 (42.86%) XSLT
7 12 (42.86%) TDD
7 12 (42.86%) RESTful
7 12 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (42.86%) Selenium
7 12 (42.86%) WebSphere
7 12 (42.86%) JSON
7 12 (42.86%) JIRA
7 12 (42.86%) BDD

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 12 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 8 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (3.57%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) HTTP
1 4 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Jenkins
1 12 (42.86%) JIRA
1 12 (42.86%) Selenium
2 8 (28.57%) JUnit
2 8 (28.57%) Subversion
3 4 (14.29%) Checkstyle
3 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 4 (14.29%) FindBugs
3 4 (14.29%) Maven
3 4 (14.29%) Mockito
3 4 (14.29%) SonarQube
General
1 26 (92.86%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Billing
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Developer
2 21 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 15 (53.57%) Senior Developer
4 14 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (35.71%) Applications Developer
6 9 (32.14%) Java Applications Developer
6 9 (32.14%) Senior Applications Developer
6 9 (32.14%) Senior Java Applications Developer
7 5 (17.86%) Digital Developer
8 3 (10.71%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (10.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (7.14%) Analyst
9 2 (7.14%) Java Engineer
9 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Engineer
9 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
9 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
9 2 (7.14%) XML Developer
10 1 (3.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 1 (3.57%) Middleware Developer
10 1 (3.57%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (85.71%) JDBC
1 24 (85.71%) Spring
1 24 (85.71%) XML
2 20 (71.43%) J2EE
2 20 (71.43%) JAXB
2 20 (71.43%) JAX-WS
2 20 (71.43%) SOAP
2 20 (71.43%) Web Services
2 20 (71.43%) WSDL
3 12 (42.86%) JSON
3 12 (42.86%) RESTful
3 12 (42.86%) XSLT
4 8 (28.57%) Apache Camel
4 8 (28.57%) POJO
5 5 (17.86%) CSS
5 5 (17.86%) jQuery
6 4 (14.29%) JSP
6 4 (14.29%) Middleware
6 4 (14.29%) Servlets
6 4 (14.29%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Online Banking
2 4 (14.29%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) System Integration Testing
2 25 (89.29%) Software Engineering
3 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (78.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (71.43%) AOP
5 20 (71.43%) Kanban
5 20 (71.43%) Waterfall
6 12 (42.86%) BDD
6 12 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (42.86%) TDD
7 8 (28.57%) Extreme Programming
8 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
8 5 (17.86%) Web Application Development
9 4 (14.29%) MVC
9 4 (14.29%) OOP
10 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
10 2 (7.14%) System Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Test Management
11 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
11 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) Java
2 13 (46.43%) SQL
3 9 (32.14%) PL/SQL
4 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Oracle
2 12 (42.86%) IBM
3 4 (14.29%) Perforce