Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 32 30
Rank change year-on-year +10 -2 +1
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 5 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 3.45% 1.27% 2.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.46% 1.52% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Cheltenham median daily rate - £481 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.46% -
Gloucestershire median daily rate £420 £450 £363
% change year-on-year -6.67% +24.14% +81.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Cheltenham median hourly rate - £42.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - £42.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%

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 Cheltenham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheltenham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 112 197 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 77.24% 83.47% 70.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 109 126
Cheltenham median daily rate £405 £380 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.58% -6.17% +6.58%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £270
90th Percentile £663 £563 £508
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 6
Cheltenham median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.76% - +17.24%
10th Percentile £15.15 £37.75 £40.13
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.00 £44.25
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £32.00 £38.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -15.79% -8.43% +15.28%

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

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 18 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSD
1 5 (100.00%) XSL
1 5 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 5 (100.00%) XQuery
1 5 (100.00%) XForms
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (100.00%) Workflow
1 5 (100.00%) Validation
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) XPath
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 5 (100.00%) CA Agile Central

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:

Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) XForms
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSD
1 5 (100.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 5 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Validation
1 5 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) XPath
1 5 (100.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) CA Agile Central