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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 51 68
Rank change year-on-year -3 +17  
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 8 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.30% 0.91% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.16% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Median daily rate £393 £345 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.76% -4.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £345 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £345 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.75%  

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 Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 529 430 715
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 85.88% 78.04% 82.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 302 491
Median daily rate £380 £400 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +10.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £276 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 21 28
Median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +135.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.88 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £72.50 £21.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -3 7 £393 +13.76%
North Wales - 1 - -
Integration Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 10 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 8 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 8 (44.44%) Regression Testing
2 8 (44.44%) System Integration Testing
2 8 (44.44%) SDLC
3 7 (38.89%) Test Strategy
3 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
4 6 (33.33%) Degree
5 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) UML
5 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
5 5 (27.78%) C++
5 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (27.78%) API Development
5 5 (27.78%) Windows 10
6 4 (22.22%) Defect Management
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 4 (22.22%) NHS
6 4 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Load Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Project Management
7 3 (16.67%) .NET
7 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 3 (16.67%) C#

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 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) GIS
2 1 (5.56%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (5.56%) MS Access
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.11%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
1 8 (44.44%) Software Engineer
1 8 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Lead Test Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Lead Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) DBA
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.56%) UAT Lead
5 1 (5.56%) UAT Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
1 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 3 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 2 (11.11%) React
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) NHS
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows 10
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (44.44%) Regression Testing
2 8 (44.44%) SDLC
2 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 8 (44.44%) System Integration Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Test Strategy
3 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) API Development
4 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
4 5 (27.78%) UML
5 4 (22.22%) Defect Management
5 4 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (16.67%) Load Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) C++
3 3 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
2 6 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (11.11%) ISEB
4 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Nintex
3 1 (5.56%) HP