The table below looks at the statistics for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Integration Testing
Wales / South Wales
Rank 46 61 49
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 7 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.32% 1.56% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.75% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 2
Median daily rate £186 £350 £228
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.85% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £305 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £346
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.06% -3.33%
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 South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
437 513 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 82.30% 88.91% 73.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 374 247
Median daily rate £393 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 13
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +108.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales 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 South Wales

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Integration Testing across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Integration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing across the South Wales region.

Integration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +19 7 £186 -46.85%
Integration Testing
Wales

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 14 (77.78%) System Integration Testing
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) Customer Requirements
4 7 (38.89%) Test Management
5 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 6 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (27.78%) Defect Management
6 5 (27.78%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
6 5 (27.78%) ServiceNow
6 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
6 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
6 5 (27.78%) Release Management
6 5 (27.78%) ITSM
6 5 (27.78%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (27.78%) HTML
6 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
6 5 (27.78%) CSS
6 5 (27.78%) ITIL
6 5 (27.78%) Web Design
6 5 (27.78%) Scrum
7 4 (22.22%) QA
7 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
7 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
7 4 (22.22%) NHS
7 4 (22.22%) HP

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 3 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (5.56%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) GIS
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 3 (16.67%) JIRA
1 3 (16.67%) Selenium
1 3 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) JUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Maven
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
1 7 (38.89%) Test Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Lead Test Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Administrator
3 5 (27.78%) ITSM Developer
3 5 (27.78%) ServiceNow Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Test Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Test Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Lead Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Tester
6 1 (5.56%) UAT Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) UAT Lead
6 1 (5.56%) UAT Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) CSS
1 5 (27.78%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) JSON
3 2 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (5.56%) RESTful
4 1 (5.56%) Spring
4 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) NHS
3 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.56%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) System Integration Testing
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Customer Requirements
3 8 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Test Management
5 6 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 5 (27.78%) Defect Management
6 5 (27.78%) ITIL
6 5 (27.78%) ITSM
6 5 (27.78%) Release Management
6 5 (27.78%) Scrum
6 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
6 5 (27.78%) Web Design
7 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
7 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
8 3 (16.67%) Load Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (16.67%) TDD
8 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) ISEB
4 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) ServiceNow
2 4 (22.22%) HP
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle