Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 90 101
Rank change year-on-year +7 +11 +11
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 10 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.84% 0.99% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.18% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 4
Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +36.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £357 £330 £274
90th Percentile £475 £500 £334
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Wales median hourly rate - - £15.75
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £49.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +22.50% -

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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 995 1184 1328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 83.33% 83.73% 80.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 835 963
Wales median daily rate £388 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +11.27% -1.51%
10th Percentile £176 £213 £235
90th Percentile £555 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 52 52
Wales median hourly rate £20.69 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.94% +14.29% -1.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.53 £10.28
90th Percentile £50.79 £61.25 £41.13
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Integration Testing in Wales

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Testing in Wales

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Testing in Wales over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Integration Testing in Wales

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Integration Testing in Wales

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the Wales region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +4 7 £396 -6.76% 3
North Wales - 3 £450 -
Integration Testing
UK

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 Wales region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (40.00%) JSON
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Ant
3 3 (30.00%) JUnit
3 3 (30.00%) JSP
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) XSD
3 3 (30.00%) XSL
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (30.00%) JMS
3 3 (30.00%) OOD
3 3 (30.00%) IntelliJ
3 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (30.00%) XPath
3 3 (30.00%) JIRA
3 3 (30.00%) Spring MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Spring Security

Integration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 3 (30.00%) Apache Solr
1 3 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Chatbot
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Ant
1 3 (30.00%) IntelliJ
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
1 3 (30.00%) JUnit
1 3 (30.00%) Maven
1 3 (30.00%) Mockito
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Report Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Scala Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) JSON
3 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (30.00%) JMS
3 3 (30.00%) JPA
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) JSP
3 3 (30.00%) Lucene
3 3 (30.00%) PowerMock
3 3 (30.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (30.00%) RESTful
3 3 (30.00%) Spring
3 3 (30.00%) Spring Integration
3 3 (30.00%) Spring MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Spring Security
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) XSD
3 3 (30.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) Data Security
3 3 (30.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) OOD
3 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) UML
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (30.00%) XPath
4 2 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Nintex
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Tableau