Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 17 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 Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 48 81
Rank change year-on-year -9 +33 -12
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 5 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.78% 0.88% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.06% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Cardiff median daily rate £393 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.30% +12.50% -14.29%
10th Percentile £321 £330 £268
90th Percentile £423 £369 £333
South Wales median daily rate £396 £425 £300
% change year-on-year -6.76% +41.67% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cardiff median hourly rate - - £15.75
South Wales median hourly rate - - £15.75

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 Cardiff with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 555 473 699
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 86.85% 83.42% 81.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 380 580
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £175 £189 £218
90th Percentile £500 £525 £464
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 16
Cardiff median hourly rate £17.75 £14.25 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.56% -10.24% +17.59%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £37.50 £37.13 £20.75
South Wales median hourly rate £20.69 £19.63 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.43% +22.66% +7.56%

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Integration Testing in Cardiff

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Testing in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Tableau
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence

Integration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Chatbot
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Report Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Scala Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Integration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Scala
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Tableau