Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 86 88
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 +4
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 22 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.12% 1.35% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.63% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 13
Bristol median daily rate £350 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £331 £300
90th Percentile £438 £575 £468
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +5.00% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Bristol median hourly rate £41.75 £45.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.24% +10.98% -
10th Percentile £33.93 £37.38 £40.50
90th Percentile £48.98 £52.34 £41.50
South West median hourly rate £40.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -4.71% +3.66% +2.50%

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 Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1571 1415 1381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 79.71% 83.19% 80.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1069 1023 1075
Bristol median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £263 £255 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £537
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 66 37
Bristol median hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +31.58% -20.00%
10th Percentile £11.90 £12.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £46.75 £46.25 £48.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +47.17%

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 8 (36.36%) System Integration Testing
2 7 (31.82%) QA
2 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (27.27%) Tableau
3 6 (27.27%) ETL
3 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (27.27%) Dashboard Development
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 5 (22.73%) Amazon Redshift
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
5 4 (18.18%) Functional Testing
5 4 (18.18%) REST
5 4 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (18.18%) MATLAB
5 4 (18.18%) Simulink
5 4 (18.18%) Finance
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 3 (13.64%) C++
6 3 (13.64%) Java
6 3 (13.64%) SQL
6 3 (13.64%) MySQL
6 3 (13.64%) OO
6 3 (13.64%) Validation
6 3 (13.64%) Scrum
6 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
6 3 (13.64%) Rational Rhapsody
6 3 (13.64%) Mathematics
6 3 (13.64%) SDLC
6 3 (13.64%) Mathematical Modelling

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 (4.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Simulink
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Diameter Protocol
1 2 (9.09%) GPRS
1 2 (9.09%) GSM
1 2 (9.09%) LTE
1 2 (9.09%) VoLTE
2 1 (4.55%) 2G
2 1 (4.55%) 3G
2 1 (4.55%) 3GPP
2 1 (4.55%) 4G
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) PSTN
2 1 (4.55%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (4.55%) RNC
2 1 (4.55%) UMTS
2 1 (4.55%) VoIP
2 1 (4.55%) VoWiFi
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.55%) XCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon Redshift
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.64%) MySQL
4 2 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (9.09%) Redis
5 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (13.64%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) TestRail
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Military
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Tableau Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 2 (9.09%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Performance Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Ada Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) REST
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) LAMP
2 2 (9.09%) Laravel
2 2 (9.09%) Memcached
2 2 (9.09%) React
2 2 (9.09%) React Native
3 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) HTML5
3 1 (4.55%) JSON
3 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (4.55%) WCF
3 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) System Integration Testing
2 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (27.27%) Dashboard Development
2 6 (27.27%) ETL
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
4 4 (18.18%) Functional Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.64%) Mathematical Modelling
5 3 (13.64%) Mathematics
5 3 (13.64%) OO
5 3 (13.64%) Scrum
5 3 (13.64%) SDLC
5 3 (13.64%) Validation
6 2 (9.09%) Database Optimisation
6 2 (9.09%) Functional Programming
6 2 (9.09%) OOP
6 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) MATLAB
2 3 (13.64%) C++
2 3 (13.64%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) PHP
3 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) Ada
4 1 (4.55%) Ada 95
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) Perl
4 1 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 15288
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Tableau
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Agilent
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) NetScout