The table below looks at the statistics for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 75 71 59
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 11 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.76% 1.42% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 1.86% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate
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£310 £236 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.35% -37.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+6.49% -4.93%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1139 966 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.44% 76.30% 72.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 573 325
Average daily rate £375 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £262 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £512 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 12
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +26.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £18.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £22.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Integration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Integration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Integration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 8 (44.44%) Finance
1 8 (44.44%) Test Scripting
2 7 (38.89%) Banking
2 7 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (27.78%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) Validation
4 4 (22.22%) .NET
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
4 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 4 (22.22%) Windows
4 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) Veeam
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (22.22%) Android
4 4 (22.22%) Open Source
4 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
4 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 4 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 3 (16.67%) Release Management
5 3 (16.67%) Retail
5 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Retail
4 2 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Analyst
2 10 (55.56%) Test Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Test Leader
5 2 (11.11%) Functional Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Technical Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Technical Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
1 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
1 4 (22.22%) Android
1 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Test Scripting
2 7 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Validation
3 4 (22.22%) Open Source
3 4 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (16.67%) Service Management
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 3 (16.67%) Release Management
5 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Test Management
5 2 (11.11%) Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) VMware
2 4 (22.22%) Veeam
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.56%) SAP