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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integration Testing
Rank 53 50 41
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 10 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.81% 0.77% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.04% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 3
Average daily rate £350 £228 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -49.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.75% -
Integration Testing
Wales

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
479 384 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 86.78% 73.85% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 267 186
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 10
Average hourly rate £47.00 £22.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.88% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £30.50 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -5 9 £350 -6.66%
Newport -6 1 - -
Integration Testing
Wales

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Integration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Integration Testing.

1 10 (83.33%) Scrum
1 10 (83.33%) System Integration Testing
2 9 (75.00%) User Stories
2 9 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 9 (75.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 3 (25.00%) BDD
5 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Confluence
5 3 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) JIRA
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) Test Management
6 2 (16.67%) JavaFX
6 2 (16.67%) OO
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Validation
6 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (8.33%) SDLC
7 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
7 1 (8.33%) Coaching

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Integration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Integration Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 3 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) JavaFX
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) J2SE
3 1 (8.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Scrum
1 10 (83.33%) System Integration Testing
2 9 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 9 (75.00%) User Stories
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) BDD
4 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
5 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 2 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) Test Management
5 2 (16.67%) Validation
6 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Coaching
6 1 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 9 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center