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 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 71 62
Rank change year-on-year +15 -9  
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 10 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.42% 0.45% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 0.54% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 2
Median daily rate £325 £313 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +56.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £283 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £343 £296
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +2.73% -2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 573 554 551
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 81.51% 83.94% 76.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 381 310
Median daily rate £393 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 29 23
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.68% +53.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £34.50
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 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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +20 8 £186 -40.48%
Integration Testing
UK

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 Wales region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 12 (70.59%) System Integration Testing
2 11 (64.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (47.06%) Regression Testing
4 8 (47.06%) SQL
4 8 (47.06%) Test Strategy
5 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
6 6 (35.29%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (29.41%) Defect Management
7 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
8 4 (23.53%) NHS
8 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
8 4 (23.53%) Degree
8 4 (23.53%) Test Management
8 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
8 4 (23.53%) Load Testing
8 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
9 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (17.65%) Release Management
9 3 (17.65%) ServiceNow
9 3 (17.65%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
9 3 (17.65%) SDLC
9 3 (17.65%) QA
9 3 (17.65%) Scrum
9 3 (17.65%) Web Design
9 3 (17.65%) ITSM
9 3 (17.65%) Project Management

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 1 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (5.88%) Confluence
1 1 (5.88%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) GIS
2 1 (5.88%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) MS Access
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Gatling
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) JUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Maven
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
1 9 (52.94%) Test Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Lead Test Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Administrator
4 3 (17.65%) ITSM Developer
4 3 (17.65%) ServiceNow Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Lead Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Test Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Database Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) DBA
6 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.88%) UAT Lead
6 1 (5.88%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) CSS
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
1 3 (17.65%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (5.88%) JSON
3 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (5.88%) RESTful
3 1 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) NHS
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) System Integration Testing
2 11 (64.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (47.06%) Regression Testing
4 8 (47.06%) Test Strategy
5 6 (35.29%) Customer Requirements
6 5 (29.41%) Defect Management
6 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
7 4 (23.53%) Load Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Test Management
7 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
8 3 (17.65%) ITIL
8 3 (17.65%) ITSM
8 3 (17.65%) Project Management
8 3 (17.65%) Release Management
8 3 (17.65%) Scrum
8 3 (17.65%) SDLC
8 3 (17.65%) Web Design
9 2 (11.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
2 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) ISEB
5 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) ServiceNow
2 2 (11.76%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle