The first table below looks at the demand for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Buckinghamshire 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 70 76 68
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 15 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.14% 0.29% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 0.41% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 1
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£213 £360 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.97% +63.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 - £37.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
981 739 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 74.43% 72.03% 68.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 400 305
Average daily rate £365 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £256 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 29 29
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.80 £35.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Integration Testing
South East

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Integration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Integration Testing across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Integration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Integration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Milton Keynes -2 6 £350 -48.14% 2
High Wycombe - 3 £210 - 4
Marlow - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Integration Testing
South East

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) QA
3 7 (35.00%) Test Management
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle
3 7 (35.00%) Regression Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (30.00%) Banking
4 6 (30.00%) Functional Testing
5 4 (20.00%) J2EE
6 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Spanish Language
6 3 (15.00%) Java
6 3 (15.00%) UNIX
7 2 (10.00%) ISEB
7 2 (10.00%) PowerCenter
7 2 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (10.00%) Remedy
7 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
7 2 (10.00%) IBM
7 2 (10.00%) DB2
7 2 (10.00%) Staffware
7 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
7 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (10.00%) Selenium
7 2 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Staffware
2 1 (5.00%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.00%) PowerCenter
2 2 (10.00%) DB2
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) QA Tester
4 3 (15.00%) Quality Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) QA Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Regression Testing
1 7 (35.00%) Test Management
2 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (30.00%) Functional Testing
2 6 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
1 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) Remedy