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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 115 120 99
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -21
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 18 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.63% 0.47% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.63% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 4
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£362 £356 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -5.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £218 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £328 £330
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.67%
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
2005 2079 1546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.74% 74.76% 70.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1036 1083 615
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 61 70
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.00 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.87% -35.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.86 £11.90 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £160.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +6 8 £356 +34.24% 1
Newbury -6 2 £111 -
Maidenhead +7 1 £260 -40.90%
Slough - - - - 2
Integration Testing
South East

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (37.14%) Selenium
4 12 (34.29%) Test Scripting
5 11 (31.43%) HP Quality Center
5 11 (31.43%) Scrum
6 10 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
6 10 (28.57%) JIRA
7 9 (25.71%) Linux
7 9 (25.71%) Test Strategy
8 8 (22.86%) Migration
9 7 (20.00%) Validation
9 7 (20.00%) Project Management
9 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2
10 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
10 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
10 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (17.14%) CheckPoint
10 6 (17.14%) MPLS
10 6 (17.14%) BGP
10 6 (17.14%) Cisco
10 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
10 6 (17.14%) Change Management
10 6 (17.14%) Firewall
10 6 (17.14%) Risk Management
10 6 (17.14%) Supplier Management
10 6 (17.14%) Smart Meter
10 6 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (17.14%) F5

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (17.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.71%) PaaS
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) MPLS
1 6 (17.14%) BGP
1 6 (17.14%) Firewall
1 6 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (17.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (5.71%) 3GPP
2 2 (5.71%) VoIP
2 2 (5.71%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.86%) WAN
3 1 (2.86%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Selenium
2 10 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (5.71%) WebDriver
3 2 (5.71%) MSTest
3 2 (5.71%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Billing
2 2 (5.71%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Test Manager
2 10 (28.57%) Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) Test Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Environment Manager
5 5 (14.29%) Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Automation Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Programme Test Manager
7 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
7 3 (8.57%) Programme Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Tester
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Functional Test Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) C++ Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Functional Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Test Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) .NET
2 3 (8.57%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (5.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (5.71%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 2 (5.71%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (5.71%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Smart Meter
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Linux
2 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (34.29%) Test Scripting
4 11 (31.43%) Scrum
5 9 (25.71%) Test Strategy
6 8 (22.86%) Migration
7 7 (20.00%) Validation
7 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 7 (20.00%) Project Management
8 6 (17.14%) Risk Management
8 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
8 6 (17.14%) Change Management
8 6 (17.14%) Supplier Management
9 5 (14.29%) Test Management
10 4 (11.43%) Web Testing
10 4 (11.43%) MVC
11 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
11 3 (8.57%) Automation Testing
12 2 (5.71%) Functional Testing
12 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) C#
2 3 (8.57%) Python
2 3 (8.57%) Ruby
2 3 (8.57%) Perl
3 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.71%) C++
3 2 (5.71%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) VC++
4 1 (2.86%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
3 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (17.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Cisco
1 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
1 6 (17.14%) CheckPoint
1 6 (17.14%) F5
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.71%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.86%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) Infor
5 1 (2.86%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (2.86%) Sun
5 1 (2.86%) HP