The table below looks at the statistics for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 58 64 49
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 5 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.67% 0.15% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.22% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£311 £350 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.07% +64.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £350 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £350 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.64% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £34.75
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
493 449 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 66.35% 66.52% 66.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 302 248
Average daily rate £360 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 1 9
Average hourly rate £22.00 £175.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.42% +821.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £175.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Integration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Integration Testing across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Integration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Integration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 (62.50%) SAP
2 7 (43.75%) QA
3 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 5 (31.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
5 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) SAP CS
6 3 (18.75%) SAP PM
6 3 (18.75%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) TRIRIGA
6 3 (18.75%) Billing
6 3 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) MS Office
7 2 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (12.50%) Time Management
7 2 (12.50%) Business Transformation
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle
7 2 (12.50%) ISEB
8 1 (6.25%) Citrix
8 1 (6.25%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
8 1 (6.25%) Service Management
8 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
8 1 (6.25%) SUSE
8 1 (6.25%) Military

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (6.25%) WebLogic Integration
1 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (18.75%) SAP CS
2 3 (18.75%) SAP PM
2 3 (18.75%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (6.25%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) MS Access
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (18.75%) Billing
2 1 (6.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Consultant
1 8 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) SAP PM Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SAP CS Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Functional Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
1 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) SUSE
1 1 (6.25%) HPUX
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
3 3 (18.75%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (12.50%) Time Management
4 2 (12.50%) Business Transformation
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) SOA
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.25%) System Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (6.25%) Release Management
5 1 (6.25%) Test Management
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) FoxPro (VFP)
1 1 (6.25%) C++
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) SAP
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) IBM