The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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
South West / Bristol
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 51 61
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10  
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 12 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.48% 2.32% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 2.83% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 8
Median daily rate £475 £363 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.03% -12.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £350 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £400 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £364 £375
% change year-on-year +3.09% -3.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £52.50 - £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.35 £49.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year -8.37% +22.22%  

Integration Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 643 742 661
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 79.48% 81.99% 78.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 533 477
Median daily rate £390 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 10
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -4.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £31.00 £16.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £44.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Integration Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Integration Testing in Bristol

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Testing in Bristol

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Testing in Bristol over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Integration Testing in Bristol

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Integration Testing in Bristol

Integration Testing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 7 (41.18%) HTML
1 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
1 7 (41.18%) CSS
1 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
2 6 (35.29%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
3 5 (29.41%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (29.41%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) MATLAB
3 5 (29.41%) Simulink
3 5 (29.41%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
4 4 (23.53%) .NET
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle
5 3 (17.65%) C#
5 3 (17.65%) UML
5 3 (17.65%) Windows
5 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
5 3 (17.65%) Ada
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) Eclipse

Integration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (5.88%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Simulink
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) GitHub
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) LDAP
2 1 (5.88%) PuTTY
2 1 (5.88%) SSL
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
3 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
3 3 (17.65%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (11.76%) Capybara
4 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
4 2 (11.76%) git-flow
4 2 (11.76%) JIRA
4 2 (11.76%) JUnit
4 2 (11.76%) NetBeans
4 2 (11.76%) RSpec
4 2 (11.76%) Subversion
5 1 (5.88%) Ant
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (5.88%) Selenium
5 1 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
5 1 (5.88%) TestNG
5 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) International Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Ada Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Ada Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (5.88%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Talend Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) CSS
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) .NET
3 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
3 3 (17.65%) HTML5
3 3 (17.65%) REST
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (11.76%) Dropwizard
4 2 (11.76%) JSON
4 2 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (11.76%) Sass
4 2 (11.76%) WCF
4 2 (11.76%) Web Services
4 2 (11.76%) WPF
4 2 (11.76%) XML
5 1 (5.88%) jQuery
5 1 (5.88%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.76%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) CMDB
2 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Mac OS X
3 2 (11.76%) Unix
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
3 5 (29.41%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Microservices
5 3 (17.65%) UML
5 3 (17.65%) Web Design
6 2 (11.76%) BDD
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (11.76%) DevOps
6 2 (11.76%) ETL
6 2 (11.76%) Front End Development
6 2 (11.76%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (11.76%) Open Source
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) MATLAB
4 3 (17.65%) Ada
4 3 (17.65%) Ada 95
4 3 (17.65%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) Scala
5 2 (11.76%) C
5 2 (11.76%) C++
5 2 (11.76%) Python
5 2 (11.76%) Ruby
5 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.88%) F#
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) ISEB
4 1 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Def Stans
1 2 (11.76%) MISRA
1 2 (11.76%) MISRA C
2 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) Remedy
3 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.88%) Talend
3 1 (5.88%) VMware
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 26 days ago