Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Integration Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Integration Testing over the 6 months to 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Integration Testing
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 35 -
Rank change year-on-year -20 - -
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 6 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.34% 4.11% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 5.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 0
Belfast median daily rate £410 £385 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.49% - -
County Antrim median daily rate £410 £385 -
% change year-on-year +6.49% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

Integration Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 402 293 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 89.73% 80.27% 79.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 213 65
Belfast median daily rate £430 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.67% +15.38% +9.98%
10th Percentile £288 £238 £228
90th Percentile £538 £497 £465
County Antrim median daily rate £430 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +14.67% +15.38% +9.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 3
Belfast median hourly rate £15.25 £12.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.08% -21.31% +7.02%
10th Percentile £10.05 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £26.95 £20.92 £35.28
County Antrim median hourly rate £16.75 £13.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +28.85% -14.75% +7.02%

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing Integration Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Integration Testing in Belfast

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Testing in Belfast

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) Spring
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) System Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Front Office
3 2 (33.33%) JMeter
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (33.33%) NetBeans
3 2 (33.33%) Maven
3 2 (33.33%) Java EE
3 2 (33.33%) iBATIS
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) FitNesse
3 2 (33.33%) JBoss
3 2 (33.33%) Tomcat

Integration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 2 (33.33%) JBoss
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (33.33%) Hazelcast
2 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (33.33%) Redis
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Ant
1 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 2 (33.33%) FitNesse
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Gradle
1 2 (33.33%) Hudson
1 2 (33.33%) IntelliJ
1 2 (33.33%) JBehave
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) JMeter
1 2 (33.33%) JUnit
1 2 (33.33%) Maven
1 2 (33.33%) Mockito
1 2 (33.33%) NetBeans
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
1 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Front Office
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) EclipseLink
2 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) iBATIS
2 2 (33.33%) Java EE
2 2 (33.33%) JMS
2 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (33.33%) LESS
2 2 (33.33%) RESTful
2 2 (33.33%) Sass
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) System Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 2 (33.33%) Microservices
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle