The first table below looks at the demand for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 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 East Midlands 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 72 79 72
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 19 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.31% 0.83% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 1.14% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 4
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£350 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £246 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £353 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 - £37.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1008 1050 957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 69.57% 72.46% 66.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 539 458
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 41 51
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.70% -8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £56.16 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Integration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Integration Testing across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Integration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Integration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 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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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
Nottinghamshire +17 7 - - 2
Leicestershire -4 2 £363 +2.11%
Lincolnshire - - - -
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 12 (32.43%) Scrum
2 11 (29.73%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (29.73%) ISEB
3 9 (24.32%) Regression Testing
3 9 (24.32%) Software Testing
3 9 (24.32%) ISTQB
3 9 (24.32%) Test Scripting
4 7 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
4 7 (18.92%) Linux
4 7 (18.92%) Waterfall
5 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
5 6 (16.22%) SAP
5 6 (16.22%) Finance
5 6 (16.22%) Automated Testing
6 5 (13.51%) V-Model
6 5 (13.51%) System Testing
6 5 (13.51%) UNIX
6 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
7 4 (10.81%) Java
7 4 (10.81%) SQL
7 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
7 4 (10.81%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (10.81%) QA
7 4 (10.81%) Selenium
8 3 (8.11%) Performance Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Degree
8 3 (8.11%) Test Management
8 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (8.11%) Migration

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) DNN
2 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.70%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.70%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.70%) Maximo
1 1 (2.70%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) NAS
1 2 (5.41%) DVB
1 2 (5.41%) LAN
1 2 (5.41%) WAN
1 2 (5.41%) Ethernet
1 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Data Mart
2 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.81%) Selenium
3 3 (8.11%) JUnit
4 2 (5.41%) MSTest
5 1 (2.70%) JIRA
5 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.70%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.70%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Analyst
1 13 (35.14%) Test Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Tester
3 6 (16.22%) Test Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Test Leader
5 3 (8.11%) Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Automation Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Lead Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Software Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Performance Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) CRM Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) XML
1 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
1 2 (5.41%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) Spring MVC
2 1 (2.70%) jQuery
2 1 (2.70%) Spring
2 1 (2.70%) Ajax
2 1 (2.70%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) CSS
2 1 (2.70%) JSP
2 1 (2.70%) SOAP
2 1 (2.70%) XSD
2 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Video on Demand
1 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
1 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.41%) MPEG
1 2 (5.41%) STB
1 2 (5.41%) Smart Meter
1 2 (5.41%) IPTV
2 1 (2.70%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Linux
2 5 (13.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Scrum
2 11 (29.73%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (24.32%) Regression Testing
3 9 (24.32%) Software Testing
3 9 (24.32%) Test Scripting
4 7 (18.92%) Waterfall
5 6 (16.22%) Automated Testing
6 5 (13.51%) V-Model
6 5 (13.51%) System Testing
6 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
7 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Performance Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Test Management
8 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (8.11%) Migration
8 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.11%) Project Management
8 3 (8.11%) Test Strategy
9 2 (5.41%) Automation Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) Java
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.41%) Tcl
2 2 (5.41%) Perl
2 2 (5.41%) Python
3 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) ISEB
2 9 (24.32%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.11%) Degree
4 2 (5.41%) APMP
4 2 (5.41%) PMP
4 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
4 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.70%) MOM
2 1 (2.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) SAP
3 3 (8.11%) HP
4 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.41%) IBM
4 2 (5.41%) BT
4 2 (5.41%) Computacenter
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle
5 1 (2.70%) Citrix
5 1 (2.70%) hybris