Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 January 2018 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 - 33
Rank change year-on-year - +33 0
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.35% - 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% - 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Chester median daily rate £345 - £360
10th Percentile £322 - £239
90th Percentile £437 - £473
Cheshire median daily rate £345 £314 £413
% change year-on-year +9.96% -23.94% +38.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 Chester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 131 189 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 77.06% 80.77% 88.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 166 175
Chester median daily rate £350 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -2.44% +9.33%
10th Percentile £203 £234 £305
90th Percentile £478 £519 £525
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 17
Chester median hourly rate £19.00 £20.63 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.88% -17.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £13.00 £16.45 £14.75
90th Percentile £34.00 £31.16 £37.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.00 £19.66 £17.77
% change year-on-year -3.36% +10.64% -5.23%

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Integration Testing in Chester

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Testing in Chester

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Testing in Chester over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Integration Testing in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Chester region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (75.00%) IT Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (75.00%) Toad
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (75.00%) ETL
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) JSF
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) Web 2.0
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (25.00%) XPath
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Axis
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) JAX-RPC
4 1 (25.00%) Internet

Integration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 (25.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Toad
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Scripter
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Financials Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Axis
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) CSS3
1 1 (25.00%) DOM
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) ICEfaces
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) JAX-RPC
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) JSF
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) RichFaces
1 1 (25.00%) Servlets
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) WSDL
1 1 (25.00%) XHTML
1 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) RIA
1 1 (25.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) ETL
2 3 (75.00%) IT Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) XPath
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Perforce