The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 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 of England 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 101 116 121
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +5
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 36 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.18% 0.21% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 0.30% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 13
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£450 £363 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -8.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £300 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £425 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 - £37.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2256 1664 2053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 73.73% 69.97% 67.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1325 869 1023
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 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 124 229
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £42.55 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Integration Testing
England

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 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Integration Testing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Integration Testing Hourly Rate Histogram 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 August 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
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Last Year
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +5 7 £450 - 3
Bedfordshire - 7 £530 -
Cambridgeshire -5 5 £446 +48.66% 3
Suffolk -15 3 £368 -13.52%
Essex -2 2 £360 +20.00%
Norfolk - 1 - -
Integration Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 38 (57.58%) Finance
2 30 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 27 (40.91%) HP Quality Center
4 26 (39.39%) SQL
5 22 (33.33%) ISEB
6 21 (31.82%) HP
7 17 (25.76%) ETL
8 15 (22.73%) QA
9 13 (19.70%) Test Management
9 13 (19.70%) ISTQB
9 13 (19.70%) System Testing
10 12 (18.18%) Retail
10 12 (18.18%) Test Scripting
10 12 (18.18%) E-Commerce
11 11 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 11 (16.67%) XML
12 10 (15.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 9 (13.64%) SoapUI
13 9 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (13.64%) MDX
14 8 (12.12%) Migration
14 8 (12.12%) Configuration Management
14 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
15 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (10.61%) Software Engineering
16 6 (9.09%) JIRA
16 6 (9.09%) Serena
16 6 (9.09%) Banking
16 6 (9.09%) EPoS
16 6 (9.09%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 6 (9.09%) Adobe CQ
2 4 (6.06%) CMS
3 3 (4.55%) Apache
3 3 (4.55%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (1.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.52%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.52%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.52%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) Internet
2 2 (3.03%) ZigBee
2 2 (3.03%) 2G
2 2 (3.03%) Wireless
2 2 (3.03%) Bluetooth
2 2 (3.03%) GSM
2 2 (3.03%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.03%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.03%) MySQL
4 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) SoapUI
2 6 (9.09%) JIRA
3 4 (6.06%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (6.06%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (3.03%) MSI
5 1 (1.52%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 38 (57.58%) Finance
2 12 (18.18%) Retail
3 6 (9.09%) Banking
4 5 (7.58%) Back Office
5 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.03%) Electronics
6 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (33.33%) Analyst
2 14 (21.21%) Test Analyst
3 9 (13.64%) Coordinator
3 9 (13.64%) Test Coordinator
4 8 (12.12%) Software Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) Tester
5 7 (10.61%) Integration Manager
6 5 (7.58%) Systems Tester
6 5 (7.58%) QA Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) QA Tester
7 4 (6.06%) Test Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Ada Software Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Test Leader
8 3 (4.55%) Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Data Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Web Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Web Test Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Applications Packager
9 2 (3.03%) Systems Integration Manager
9 2 (3.03%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.67%) XML
2 9 (13.64%) MDX
3 3 (4.55%) HTML
4 2 (3.03%) Application Packaging
4 2 (3.03%) SOAP
4 2 (3.03%) REST
5 1 (1.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) EPoS
2 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.06%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.52%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.52%) Handset
4 1 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.52%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 6 (9.09%) Android
2 3 (4.55%) Windows
3 2 (3.03%) Linux
3 2 (3.03%) UNIX
3 2 (3.03%) Windows XP
3 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (25.76%) ETL
3 13 (19.70%) Test Management
3 13 (19.70%) System Testing
4 12 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 12 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 8 (12.12%) Migration
5 8 (12.12%) Configuration Management
6 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (10.61%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.58%) Android Development
7 5 (7.58%) iOS Development
7 5 (7.58%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.06%) Regression Testing
8 4 (6.06%) UML
8 4 (6.06%) Analytics
8 4 (6.06%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (4.55%) Test Strategy
9 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.55%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 26 (39.39%) SQL
2 6 (9.09%) Java
3 4 (6.06%) Ada
4 3 (4.55%) C
4 3 (4.55%) C++
5 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.52%) Perl
5 1 (1.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (33.33%) ISEB
2 13 (19.70%) ISTQB
3 10 (15.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (6.06%) Degree
5 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.55%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.73%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 27 (40.91%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (3.03%) ZENworks
2 2 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (31.82%) HP
2 6 (9.09%) Serena
2 6 (9.09%) SAP
3 5 (7.58%) Oracle
4 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.03%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.52%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.52%) CA
6 1 (1.52%) JBoss
6 1 (1.52%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.52%) Endeca