The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Edinburgh 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 70 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 17 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.35% 0.49% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 0.69% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£236 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 - £37.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
950 723 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 75.22% 70.54% 67.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 351 331
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £17.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.42 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £32.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Integration Testing
Scotland

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

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

Integration Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 August 2014, 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 20 (62.50%) Finance
2 19 (59.38%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (25.00%) Test Management
3 8 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (21.88%) Scrum
5 6 (18.75%) TDD
5 6 (18.75%) Performance Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (15.63%) Mainframe
6 5 (15.63%) Windows
6 5 (15.63%) Banking
7 4 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 4 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (12.50%) DevOps
8 3 (9.38%) Product Management
8 3 (9.38%) Java EE
8 3 (9.38%) Application Packaging
8 3 (9.38%) JIRA
8 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
8 3 (9.38%) Citrix
8 3 (9.38%) Windows 2000
8 3 (9.38%) SQL
8 3 (9.38%) .NET
8 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
8 3 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (9.38%) Service Management

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 2 (6.25%) IIS
1 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 19 (59.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) JIRA
2 2 (6.25%) Introscope
2 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.25%) Zephyr
3 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 20 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Analyst
1 6 (18.75%) Test Analyst
1 6 (18.75%) Consultant
2 5 (15.63%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Storage Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Release Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Mainframe Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Citrix Server Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Server Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Junior Software Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Applications Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Java EE
1 3 (9.38%) Application Packaging
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.25%) Middleware
2 2 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (3.13%) Drools
3 1 (3.13%) SOAP
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Windows 2000
3 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Test Management
1 8 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 7 (21.88%) Scrum
3 6 (18.75%) TDD
3 6 (18.75%) Performance Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 4 (12.50%) DevOps
6 3 (9.38%) Product Management
6 3 (9.38%) Service Management
7 2 (6.25%) Quality Management
7 2 (6.25%) Process Management
7 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Web Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) C#
2 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.13%) C
3 1 (3.13%) C++
3 1 (3.13%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) Embedded C
3 1 (3.13%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.25%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Citrix
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
1 3 (9.38%) Altiris
2 2 (6.25%) CA
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) JBoss