The table below looks at the statistics for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Integration Testing
North West / Merseyside
Rank - 37 34
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.31% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.40% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £230 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.35 £44.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +11.25%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
252 252 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 82.62% 78.75% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 156 117
Median daily rate £468 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £40.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.50% +142.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Integration Testing
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium IDE
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium IDE
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing