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 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 121 117 97
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -20
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 17 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.57% 0.41% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.56% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 7
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£381 £413 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £237 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +11.11%
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
2097 2141 1639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.74% 73.12% 69.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1115 1114 669
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 57 57
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -26.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £123.00 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015. 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
Reading +7 8 £356 +63.56%
Newbury -8 4 £274 -
Maidenhead +6 1 £260 -40.90%
Slough - - - - 1
Integration Testing
South East

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (48.39%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (41.94%) Selenium
3 11 (35.48%) Scrum
3 11 (35.48%) Test Scripting
3 11 (35.48%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (32.26%) Test Strategy
4 10 (32.26%) JIRA
4 10 (32.26%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (25.81%) Migration
6 7 (22.58%) Project Management
6 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2
7 6 (19.35%) Linux
7 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
7 6 (19.35%) MPLS
7 6 (19.35%) BGP
7 6 (19.35%) CheckPoint
7 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
7 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (19.35%) Cisco
7 6 (19.35%) Risk Management
7 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
7 6 (19.35%) Change Management
7 6 (19.35%) Firewall
7 6 (19.35%) Supplier Management
7 6 (19.35%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (19.35%) Validation
7 6 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (19.35%) FortiGate
7 6 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 (19.35%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) MPLS
1 6 (19.35%) BGP
1 6 (19.35%) Firewall
1 6 (19.35%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (6.45%) Wireshark
2 2 (6.45%) 3GPP
2 2 (6.45%) VoIP
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SAP BW
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Selenium
2 10 (32.26%) JIRA
2 10 (32.26%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.23%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Billing
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Test Manager
2 11 (35.48%) Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) Test Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Environment Manager
5 4 (12.90%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Automation Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Programme Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Test Leader
6 3 (9.68%) Programme Test Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Functional Test Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Test Environment Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Functional Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (6.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Smart Meter
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
1 6 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (48.39%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (35.48%) Scrum
2 11 (35.48%) Test Scripting
3 10 (32.26%) Test Strategy
4 8 (25.81%) Migration
5 7 (22.58%) Project Management
5 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2
6 6 (19.35%) Risk Management
6 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
6 6 (19.35%) Change Management
6 6 (19.35%) Supplier Management
6 6 (19.35%) Validation
7 4 (12.90%) Test Management
8 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (9.68%) Automation Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Web Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
9 2 (6.45%) Manual Testing
9 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) C#
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.23%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) ISEB
4 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (35.48%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (19.35%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) CheckPoint
1 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
1 6 (19.35%) Cisco
1 6 (19.35%) F5
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.23%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (3.23%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) Sun
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (3.23%) Infor