The table below looks at the statistics for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 119 103 97
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 18 34 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.64% 1.16% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.60% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 10
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£350 £355 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +13.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £264 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £448 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £351
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +2.77%
Integration Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2134 2124 1535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.57% 72.69% 71.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1213 1207 851
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 149 129
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.50 £35.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -13.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.25 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Integration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Integration Testing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Integration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Integration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Suffolk +14 11 £348 -3.47%
Essex +2 2 £363 -5.22% 1
Hertfordshire -9 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -12 2 £375 +14.32% 6
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) System Integration Testing
3 9 (26.47%) Software Testing
3 9 (26.47%) JIRA
3 9 (26.47%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (26.47%) .NET
3 9 (26.47%) Linux
3 9 (26.47%) Regression Testing
4 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management
5 7 (20.59%) MySQL
5 7 (20.59%) Atlassian
5 7 (20.59%) Automated Testing
5 7 (20.59%) Confluence
5 7 (20.59%) Test Strategy
6 6 (17.65%) Cyber Security
6 6 (17.65%) Scrum
6 6 (17.65%) Performance Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
6 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
6 6 (17.65%) DSDM
6 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
6 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 5 (14.71%) HP
7 5 (14.71%) CRM
7 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (14.71%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (14.71%) Validation
7 5 (14.71%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (11.76%) TDD

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 7 (20.59%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.94%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) ATM
1 2 (5.88%) FTP
1 2 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) MySQL
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (5.88%) DTS
6 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.94%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) JIRA
2 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.94%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.94%) GDB
4 1 (2.94%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (8.82%) Electronics
1 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Automotive
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Avionics
2 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Test Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Development Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Configuration Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Build Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Software Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Tester
3 3 (8.82%) Software Tester
4 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Test Leader
4 2 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Software Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Data Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) J2EE
2 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
2 3 (8.82%) Web Services
2 3 (8.82%) XML
2 3 (8.82%) LAMP
2 3 (8.82%) Ajax
2 3 (8.82%) jQuery
3 2 (5.88%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.88%) WinForms
3 2 (5.88%) ADO.NET
3 2 (5.88%) DHTML
3 2 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) NHS
2 2 (5.88%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.94%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) VxWorks
4 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) System Integration Testing
3 9 (26.47%) Regression Testing
3 9 (26.47%) Software Testing
3 9 (26.47%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management
5 7 (20.59%) Automated Testing
5 7 (20.59%) Test Strategy
6 6 (17.65%) Cyber Security
6 6 (17.65%) Scrum
6 6 (17.65%) Performance Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
6 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (17.65%) DSDM
7 5 (14.71%) CRM
7 5 (14.71%) Validation
8 4 (11.76%) Migration
8 4 (11.76%) TDD
8 4 (11.76%) Data Migration
8 4 (11.76%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
2 3 (8.82%) Python
2 3 (8.82%) C#
2 3 (8.82%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.88%) C
3 2 (5.88%) VBScript
3 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.94%) Ada
4 1 (2.94%) Embedded C
4 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.94%) ISEB
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Atlassian
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.71%) HP
4 2 (5.88%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) Cerner
5 1 (2.94%) Serena