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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 60 61
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1  
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 17 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.05% 1.18% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 1.44% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 9
Median daily rate £372 £363 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.62% -9.93%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £48.50 £42.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.47% +2.43%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.75%  

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 677 696 752
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 81.66% 82.08% 82.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 515 578
Median daily rate £388 £378 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.64% -2.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 18
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +6.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.88 £18.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £44.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Integration Testing in Bristol

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Testing in Bristol over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Integration Testing in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 19 (67.86%) Software Engineering
2 16 (57.14%) MATLAB
2 16 (57.14%) Simulink
3 14 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 13 (46.43%) Java
5 12 (42.86%) Configuration Management
6 11 (39.29%) Rational DOORS
7 10 (35.71%) C++
7 10 (35.71%) Windows
7 10 (35.71%) Linux
8 9 (32.14%) Eclipse
9 7 (25.00%) UML
9 7 (25.00%) C
9 7 (25.00%) Ada
9 7 (25.00%) NetBeans
9 7 (25.00%) Def Stans
9 7 (25.00%) MISRA C
9 7 (25.00%) MISRA
9 7 (25.00%) Ada 95
10 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (17.86%) Scrum
11 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
11 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
11 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
11 5 (17.86%) SQL
11 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
12 4 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
12 4 (14.29%) SDLC
12 4 (14.29%) .NET
12 4 (14.29%) Oracle

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 (3.57%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (3.57%) SAS
1 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (57.14%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
1 2 (7.14%) PuTTY
1 2 (7.14%) WinSCP
2 1 (3.57%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (3.57%) GPRS
2 1 (3.57%) GSM
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) LDAP
2 1 (3.57%) LTE
2 1 (3.57%) PSTN
2 1 (3.57%) SSL
2 1 (3.57%) UMTS
2 1 (3.57%) VoIP
2 1 (3.57%) VoLTE
2 1 (3.57%) VPN
2 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 11 (39.29%) Rational DOORS
3 9 (32.14%) Eclipse
4 7 (25.00%) NetBeans
5 2 (7.14%) Ant
5 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.14%) HP UFT
5 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 2 (7.14%) JIRA
5 2 (7.14%) LoadRunner
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (7.14%) Selenium
5 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
5 2 (7.14%) SpecFlow
5 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
5 2 (7.14%) TestNG
5 2 (7.14%) Toad
6 1 (3.57%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Software Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Ada Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Ada Software Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Developer
4 3 (10.71%) C Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Automation Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Implementation Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
1 4 (14.29%) CSS
1 4 (14.29%) HTML
2 3 (10.71%) REST
2 3 (10.71%) Web Services
3 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (7.14%) HTML5
3 2 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (7.14%) WCF
3 2 (7.14%) WPF
4 1 (3.57%) Akka
4 1 (3.57%) Backbone.js
4 1 (3.57%) Handlebars
4 1 (3.57%) jQuery
4 1 (3.57%) OAuth
4 1 (3.57%) RESTful
4 1 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.14%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) CMDB
2 1 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Linux
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Software Engineering
2 12 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 7 (25.00%) UML
4 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.86%) Scrum
6 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.29%) SDLC
6 4 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Mathematical Modelling
7 3 (10.71%) Mathematics
7 3 (10.71%) Microservices
7 3 (10.71%) OO
7 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
8 2 (7.14%) Defect Tracking
8 2 (7.14%) Exploratory Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (7.14%) MVC
8 2 (7.14%) Scenario Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) MATLAB
2 13 (46.43%) Java
3 10 (35.71%) C++
4 7 (25.00%) Ada
4 7 (25.00%) Ada 95
4 7 (25.00%) C
5 5 (17.86%) SQL
6 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.14%) C#
7 2 (7.14%) F#
7 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) ISEB
2 2 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) Def Stans
1 7 (25.00%) MISRA
1 7 (25.00%) MISRA C
2 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.57%) IFRS
2 1 (3.57%) IFRS 9
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (7.14%) vSphere
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (7.14%) HP
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Remedy
4 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.57%) Talend