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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 113 119 116
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 13 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.53% 0.49% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.73% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 15
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£413 £575 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.26% +43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £575 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £575 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £358 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.34% -1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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
1782 1775 2120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.76% 67.54% 67.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 863 755
Average daily rate £390 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £235 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 37 42
Average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.05 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +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
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 30 September 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
Reading +27 7 £425 -26.08% 6
Slough -6 3 £375 -
Integration Testing
South East

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 13 (54.17%) MVC
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) C#
2 7 (29.17%) .NET
3 6 (25.00%) Java
3 6 (25.00%) XML
3 6 (25.00%) UNIX
3 6 (25.00%) Ajax
3 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
3 6 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (25.00%) PaaS
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (25.00%) MSTest
3 6 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 6 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 6 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
3 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (20.83%) hybris
4 5 (20.83%) Confluence
4 5 (20.83%) jQuery
4 5 (20.83%) JIRA
4 5 (20.83%) Spring MVC
4 5 (20.83%) Spring
4 5 (20.83%) Subversion
4 5 (20.83%) Scrum
4 5 (20.83%) XSD
4 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
4 5 (20.83%) MS Excel

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (20.83%) Tomcat
1 5 (20.83%) Confluence
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (25.00%) PaaS
2 2 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) UMTS
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) FTP
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) IPv6
2 1 (4.17%) 3G
2 1 (4.17%) MPLS
2 1 (4.17%) SS7
2 1 (4.17%) Wireless
2 1 (4.17%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (4.17%) ZigBee
2 1 (4.17%) HSPA
2 1 (4.17%) LTE
2 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.17%) 4G
2 1 (4.17%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (4.17%) GPRS
2 1 (4.17%) GSM
2 1 (4.17%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MSTest
2 5 (20.83%) JUnit
2 5 (20.83%) Subversion
2 5 (20.83%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) TestDirector
3 1 (4.17%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Billing
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Test Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Hybris Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 4 (16.67%) C++ Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Web Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) XML
2 6 (25.00%) Ajax
2 6 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 6 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 6 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
2 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (20.83%) Spring MVC
3 5 (20.83%) jQuery
3 5 (20.83%) Spring
3 5 (20.83%) CSS
3 5 (20.83%) JSP
3 5 (20.83%) HTML
3 5 (20.83%) XSD
4 4 (16.67%) J2EE
5 3 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (8.33%) LAMP
7 1 (4.17%) SOAP
7 1 (4.17%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Handset
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) UNIX
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) MVC
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (20.83%) Scrum
3 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
3 5 (20.83%) B2C
4 4 (16.67%) OO
4 4 (16.67%) Validation
4 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 3 (12.50%) V-Model
5 3 (12.50%) Test Management
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.33%) Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Use Case
6 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) C#
2 6 (25.00%) Java
3 5 (20.83%) SQL
4 4 (16.67%) VC++
4 4 (16.67%) C++
5 3 (12.50%) Perl
5 3 (12.50%) Python
5 3 (12.50%) Ruby
6 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PMP
3 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
1 5 (20.83%) hybris
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Agilent
4 1 (4.17%) Pega
4 1 (4.17%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (4.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (4.17%) Ericsson
4 1 (4.17%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Verint