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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 78 65 56
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 9 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.62% 1.19% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.64% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate
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£260 £210 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +11.11%
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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
1113 916 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.34% 72.58% 69.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 649 526 250
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £50.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -50.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £18.00 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 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 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
2 6 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
4 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (25.00%) ISEB
5 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) .NET
5 3 (18.75%) Retail Banking
5 3 (18.75%) Retail
5 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 2 (12.50%) Test Management
6 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 2 (12.50%) Release Management
6 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (12.50%) Android
6 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (12.50%) Veeam
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (12.50%) Open Source
6 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Agresso
1 1 (6.25%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) MS Access
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (6.25%) FitNesse
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Retail
3 3 (18.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Test Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Functional Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Functional Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Development Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Android
1 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) AIX
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 2 (12.50%) Release Management
4 2 (12.50%) Test Management
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Validation
4 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Data Mapping
5 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) VBA
4 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) SAP
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Veeam
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Lotus