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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 111 123 97
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -26
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 17 5 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.66% 0.22% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.31% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 10
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£400 £650 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +85.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £410 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £650 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £23.50 - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
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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
1912 1608 1621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.75% 70.50% 67.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1176 884 898
Average daily rate £413 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 146 122
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Cambridgeshire -8 6 £350 - 1
Suffolk - 4 £425 -
Hertfordshire +4 3 £210 -
Essex +5 1 £398 -38.84% 1
Norfolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
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Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 15 (39.47%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (36.84%) .NET
3 12 (31.58%) Software Testing
4 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
5 10 (26.32%) Degree
5 10 (26.32%) Regression Testing
6 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
6 9 (23.68%) C#
6 9 (23.68%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (21.05%) Test Strategy
7 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 8 (21.05%) Windows
7 8 (21.05%) Performance Testing
7 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
8 7 (18.42%) SQL
8 7 (18.42%) HP
8 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
9 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
9 6 (15.79%) User Stories
9 6 (15.79%) Linux
9 6 (15.79%) DSDM
9 6 (15.79%) Python
9 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
9 6 (15.79%) Scrum
10 5 (13.16%) QA
10 5 (13.16%) Test Scripting
10 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
10 5 (13.16%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (13.16%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Project
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) Simulink
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) Internet
2 3 (7.89%) FTP
3 2 (5.26%) ATM
4 1 (2.63%) Wireless
4 1 (2.63%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (5.26%) DTS
3 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.63%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.53%) JIRA
3 2 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.53%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Electronics
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Military
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Test Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Software Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Test Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Systems Test Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Development Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Software Development Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.63%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) .NET
2 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.89%) LAMP
3 3 (7.89%) jQuery
3 3 (7.89%) Ajax
3 3 (7.89%) Web Services
3 3 (7.89%) J2EE
4 2 (5.26%) DHTML
4 2 (5.26%) HTML
4 2 (5.26%) ADO.NET
4 2 (5.26%) XML
4 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.26%) WinForms
4 2 (5.26%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (2.63%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.16%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.26%) Internet of Things
3 2 (5.26%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Linux
3 4 (10.53%) UNIX
4 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.63%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (31.58%) Software Testing
3 10 (26.32%) Regression Testing
4 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
5 8 (21.05%) Test Strategy
5 8 (21.05%) Performance Testing
5 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
7 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
7 6 (15.79%) User Stories
7 6 (15.79%) DSDM
7 6 (15.79%) Scrum
8 5 (13.16%) Test Scripting
8 5 (13.16%) CRM
9 4 (10.53%) Release Management
9 4 (10.53%) Test Management
10 3 (7.89%) MVC
10 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
10 3 (7.89%) Extreme Programming
10 3 (7.89%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) C#
2 7 (18.42%) SQL
3 6 (15.79%) Python
4 5 (13.16%) VB
4 5 (13.16%) Shell Script
5 3 (7.89%) VB.NET
5 3 (7.89%) Java
6 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.26%) VBScript
6 2 (5.26%) C
7 1 (2.63%) C++
7 1 (2.63%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) Degree
2 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (10.53%) ISEB
4 3 (7.89%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.89%) ISTQB
5 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) HP
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Sybase
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