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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integration Testing
Rank 77 126 112
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -14
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 46 8 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.81% 0.29% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 0.38% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 13
Average daily rate £425 £323 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.78% -10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £291 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £384 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Average hourly rate £49.50 - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £41.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%
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
1969 2114 2343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.64% 76.68% 76.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1169 1185 1327
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 155 142
Average hourly rate £27.50 £33.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cambridgeshire +24 15 £320 +6.66% 5
Hertfordshire +24 14 £450 - 3
Bedfordshire - 9 £625 - 1
Essex +9 4 £431 -
Suffolk +1 3 £500 +44.92%
Integration Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 24 (35.29%) Software Engineering
2 16 (23.53%) C#
2 16 (23.53%) .NET
2 16 (23.53%) Change Control
3 15 (22.06%) .NET Framework
3 15 (22.06%) WPF
3 15 (22.06%) Unit Testing
3 15 (22.06%) Visual Studio
4 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (14.71%) WinForms
7 9 (13.24%) SQL
7 9 (13.24%) System Testing
7 9 (13.24%) WCF
8 8 (11.76%) MATLAB
8 8 (11.76%) E-Commerce
9 7 (10.29%) Simulink
9 7 (10.29%) Oracle
9 7 (10.29%) Ada
9 7 (10.29%) Migration
9 7 (10.29%) Ada 95
10 6 (8.82%) Defect Management
10 6 (8.82%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (8.82%) JIRA
10 6 (8.82%) XML
10 6 (8.82%) C
10 6 (8.82%) C++
11 5 (7.35%) Web Services
11 5 (7.35%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 5 (7.35%) CMS
2 3 (4.41%) Confluence
2 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.47%) JBoss
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.47%) LabWindows
3 1 (1.47%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.47%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.47%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.47%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.47%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) Bluetooth
1 2 (2.94%) Firewall
1 2 (2.94%) Internet
1 2 (2.94%) VPN
1 2 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.47%) RS-422
2 1 (1.47%) Wireless
2 1 (1.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.47%) Big Data
4 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 15 (22.06%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.82%) JIRA
3 5 (7.35%) Selenium
4 4 (5.88%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.41%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.41%) Zephyr
6 2 (2.94%) ClearCase
6 2 (2.94%) HP UFT
6 2 (2.94%) Robot Framework
6 2 (2.94%) TestDirector
7 1 (1.47%) Gradle
7 1 (1.47%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.47%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.47%) Subversion
7 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.47%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.47%) WinRunner
General
1 5 (7.35%) Banking
1 5 (7.35%) Finance
1 5 (7.35%) Retail
2 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.47%) Marketing
3 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (30.88%) Software Engineer
2 11 (16.18%) Analyst
3 9 (13.24%) Test Analyst
4 7 (10.29%) Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Test Manager
6 5 (7.35%) Defect Manager
6 5 (7.35%) Release Manager
6 5 (7.35%) WPF Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Tester
8 3 (4.41%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.41%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.41%) C# WPF Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Functional QA Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) QA Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Test Leader
9 2 (2.94%) XAML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.53%) .NET
2 15 (22.06%) .NET Framework
2 15 (22.06%) WPF
3 10 (14.71%) WinForms
4 9 (13.24%) WCF
5 6 (8.82%) XML
6 5 (7.35%) Web Services
7 3 (4.41%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (4.41%) REST
7 3 (4.41%) SOAP
8 2 (2.94%) Middleware
8 2 (2.94%) WSDL
8 2 (2.94%) XSD
8 2 (2.94%) XSLT
9 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (1.47%) J2EE
9 1 (1.47%) Java EE
9 1 (1.47%) Mason
9 1 (1.47%) SciPy
9 1 (1.47%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) SCADA
2 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.94%) iPad
2 2 (2.94%) Smartcard
3 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) Linux
2 3 (4.41%) Unix
2 3 (4.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.29%) Software Engineering
2 16 (23.53%) Change Control
3 15 (22.06%) Unit Testing
4 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (13.24%) System Testing
7 8 (11.76%) E-Commerce
8 7 (10.29%) Migration
9 6 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (8.82%) Defect Management
9 6 (8.82%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (7.35%) Content Management
10 5 (7.35%) Functional Testing
10 5 (7.35%) Release Management
10 5 (7.35%) Scrum
10 5 (7.35%) Supplier Management
10 5 (7.35%) UML
11 4 (5.88%) ITIL
11 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (5.88%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.53%) C#
2 9 (13.24%) SQL
3 8 (11.76%) MATLAB
4 7 (10.29%) Ada
4 7 (10.29%) Ada 95
5 6 (8.82%) C
5 6 (8.82%) C++
6 3 (4.41%) Embedded C
6 3 (4.41%) Embedded C++
6 3 (4.41%) Python
6 3 (4.41%) XAML
7 1 (1.47%) Java
7 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.47%) Perl
7 1 (1.47%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) ISEB
1 4 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.94%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) PhD
3 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) Oracle
2 3 (4.41%) JDA
2 3 (4.41%) SAP
3 2 (2.94%) BMC
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.94%) Remedy
3 2 (2.94%) VMware
4 1 (1.47%) HP
4 1 (1.47%) IBM
4 1 (1.47%) Serena