The table below looks at the statistics for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 47 33 42
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.65% 0.70% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.92% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
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£350 £213 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% -61.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.22% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.91%
Integration Testing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
413 218 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 89.01% 76.49% 74.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 128 183
Average daily rate £425 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £17.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.43 £44.00 £103.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Integration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 3 £350 -
Bedford - - - -
Integration Testing
East of England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Integration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Integration Testing.

1 8 (80.00%) JIRA
2 7 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (60.00%) EPoS
3 6 (60.00%) Android
3 6 (60.00%) Apple iOS
4 5 (50.00%) Android Development
4 5 (50.00%) iOS Development
4 5 (50.00%) Retail
5 4 (40.00%) CMS
5 4 (40.00%) Adobe CQ
5 4 (40.00%) Analytics
5 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
5 4 (40.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
8 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Test Management
8 1 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
8 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (10.00%) Data Mart
8 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
8 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
8 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
8 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
8 1 (10.00%) MS Office
8 1 (10.00%) Oracle
8 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Integration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Integration Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) CMS
1 4 (40.00%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Integration Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Integration Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Transition Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) EPoS
2 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Android
1 6 (60.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (50.00%) Android Development
3 5 (50.00%) iOS Development
4 4 (40.00%) Analytics
4 4 (40.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Management
5 1 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft