The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 29 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
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 10 23
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 0 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham - 8.97% 6.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 14.00% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £475 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +38.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +2.73% -2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Median hourly rate - £42.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.35 £44.75 £41.00
% change year-on-year +1.34% +9.14%  

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 Cheltenham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34 50 118
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 65.38% 64.10% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 75
Median daily rate £365 £421 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.35% -0.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.59% -0.58%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Testing in Cheltenham

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Integration Testing in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Integration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared