The table below looks at the statistics for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 107 105 88
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 18 25 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.69% 0.99% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.46% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 14
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£375 £275 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -24.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £211 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £409 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £355
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.79%
Integration Testing
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1839 1717 1849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.76% 68.05% 67.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 953 880 714
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £242 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 47 58
Average hourly rate £20.25 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Integration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Integration Testing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Integration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Integration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
Slough -10 6 £375 +36.36% 1
Reading +14 2 £425 - 1
Maidenhead +1 1 £438 -1.12%
Integration Testing
South East

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) MVC
3 9 (30.00%) Project Management
3 9 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (26.67%) Linux
5 7 (23.33%) PRINCE2
5 7 (23.33%) C#
5 7 (23.33%) .NET
5 7 (23.33%) Test Strategy
6 6 (20.00%) MSTest
6 6 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (20.00%) PaaS
6 6 (20.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 6 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
6 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (20.00%) Smart Meter
6 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (20.00%) MPLS
6 6 (20.00%) Cisco
6 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 6 (20.00%) Validation
6 6 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 5 (16.67%) Supplier Management
7 5 (16.67%) Migration
7 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 5 (16.67%) Change Management

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.67%) Confluence
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (20.00%) PaaS
2 2 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) MPLS
2 5 (16.67%) BGP
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (16.67%) Firewall
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (6.67%) UMTS
3 2 (6.67%) WAN
4 1 (3.33%) FTP
4 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.33%) DNS
4 1 (3.33%) IPv6
4 1 (3.33%) 3G
4 1 (3.33%) GPRS
4 1 (3.33%) GSM
4 1 (3.33%) LAN
4 1 (3.33%) 3GPP
4 1 (3.33%) HSPA
4 1 (3.33%) LTE
4 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.33%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MSTest
2 2 (6.67%) JUnit
2 2 (6.67%) Subversion
2 2 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) Selenium
3 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.33%) TestDirector
3 1 (3.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Billing
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Test Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Environment Manager
4 4 (13.33%) C++ Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Programme Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Programme Test Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Hybris Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.33%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) .NET
2 6 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 6 (20.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 6 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
2 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (10.00%) Ajax
3 3 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (10.00%) XML
4 2 (6.67%) XSD
4 2 (6.67%) Spring MVC
4 2 (6.67%) jQuery
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (6.67%) CSS
4 2 (6.67%) JSP
4 2 (6.67%) LAMP
4 2 (6.67%) Spring
4 2 (6.67%) HTML
5 1 (3.33%) JNDI
5 1 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Smart Meter
1 6 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Handset
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) MVC
3 9 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (30.00%) Project Management
4 7 (23.33%) PRINCE2
4 7 (23.33%) Test Strategy
5 6 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (20.00%) Validation
6 5 (16.67%) Migration
6 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 5 (16.67%) Change Management
6 5 (16.67%) Supplier Management
6 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
8 3 (10.00%) V-Model
8 3 (10.00%) Test Management
8 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) C#
2 5 (16.67%) SQL
3 4 (13.33%) VC++
3 4 (13.33%) C++
3 4 (13.33%) Java
4 3 (10.00%) Perl
4 3 (10.00%) Python
4 3 (10.00%) Ruby
5 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (13.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) ISEB
3 1 (3.33%) PMP
3 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Cisco
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 5 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 5 (16.67%) F5
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) hybris
5 1 (3.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (3.33%) Ericsson
5 1 (3.33%) Verint
5 1 (3.33%) Agilent
5 1 (3.33%) Infor
5 1 (3.33%) Pega
5 1 (3.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (3.33%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (3.33%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) Sun