The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 123 101 115
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +14
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 8 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 0.73% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 1.08% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 7
Average daily rate £413 £365 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £343 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £412 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +18.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2045 1671 1976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 71.18% 68.18% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1058 673 757
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 56 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £167.50 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Integration Testing
South East

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -13 2 £218 -37.85% 1
Maidenhead - 1 £440 -
Newbury - - - -
Integration Testing
South East

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (33.33%) Validation
2 8 (26.67%) Oracle
3 7 (23.33%) HTML
3 7 (23.33%) Java
3 7 (23.33%) CSS
3 7 (23.33%) XML
3 7 (23.33%) JUnit
3 7 (23.33%) E-Commerce
3 7 (23.33%) Billing
3 7 (23.33%) Spring
3 7 (23.33%) JIRA
4 6 (20.00%) Spring MVC
4 6 (20.00%) jQuery
4 6 (20.00%) Ajax
4 6 (20.00%) Subversion
4 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (20.00%) hybris
4 6 (20.00%) Confluence
4 6 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 6 (20.00%) B2C
4 6 (20.00%) XSD
4 6 (20.00%) UNIX
4 6 (20.00%) JSP
4 6 (20.00%) MySQL
4 6 (20.00%) MVC
4 6 (20.00%) Migration
4 6 (20.00%) Scrum
5 5 (16.67%) Finance

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.33%) Drupal
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle BRM
2 3 (10.00%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (3.33%) JDE World
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) MySQL
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) JIRA
1 7 (23.33%) JUnit
2 6 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Continuum
3 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (23.33%) Billing
2 5 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) Games
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Technical Leader
4 3 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) SAP ISU Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Lead Developer
5 2 (6.67%) OSS Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Release Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) CSS
1 7 (23.33%) HTML
1 7 (23.33%) XML
1 7 (23.33%) Spring
2 6 (20.00%) Ajax
2 6 (20.00%) Spring MVC
2 6 (20.00%) jQuery
2 6 (20.00%) XSD
2 6 (20.00%) JSP
3 3 (10.00%) J2EE
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Camel
4 1 (3.33%) jBPM
4 1 (3.33%) SOAP
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
4 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) iPad
2 3 (10.00%) Data Conversion
3 1 (3.33%) Firmware
3 1 (3.33%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) UNIX
2 3 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Validation
2 7 (23.33%) E-Commerce
3 6 (20.00%) MVC
3 6 (20.00%) B2C
3 6 (20.00%) Migration
3 6 (20.00%) Scrum
3 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (16.67%) Project Management
4 5 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 4 (13.33%) SEO
5 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 4 (13.33%) Business Continuity
5 4 (13.33%) System Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Kanban
5 4 (13.33%) Data Validation
5 4 (13.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) PHP
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) Postgraduate
3 1 (3.33%) ISEB
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle
2 6 (20.00%) hybris
3 5 (16.67%) SAP
4 4 (13.33%) Siebel
5 3 (10.00%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) Intel
6 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.33%) JD Edwards
6 1 (3.33%) TIBCO
6 1 (3.33%) Metastorm