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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 68 53 57
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 13 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.01% 0.27% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 0.38% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate £210 £280 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -10.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £180.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
925 523 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 72.04% 69.46% 67.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 236 406
Average daily rate £400 £380 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 24
Average hourly rate £25.00 £50.83 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.81% +154.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £20.35 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £70.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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 8 (36.36%) SQL
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
1 8 (36.36%) Scrum
1 8 (36.36%) Performance Testing
2 6 (27.27%) Selenium
2 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
2 6 (27.27%) Test Management
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) SOAP
2 6 (27.27%) Web Services
2 6 (27.27%) SOA
2 6 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (27.27%) SoapUI
3 5 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (22.73%) TDD
4 4 (18.18%) Mainframe
4 4 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (13.64%) User Stories
5 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
5 3 (13.64%) Product Management
5 3 (13.64%) Service Management
5 3 (13.64%) UNIX
5 3 (13.64%) JBoss
5 3 (13.64%) Java
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle
5 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
5 3 (13.64%) Kanban
5 3 (13.64%) Drools
5 3 (13.64%) Java EE
5 3 (13.64%) JIRA

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Project
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Selenium
1 6 (27.27%) SoapUI
2 3 (13.64%) JIRA
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Test Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Test Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Release Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Storage Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Mainframe Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Junior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Junior Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Junior
5 2 (9.09%) Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) SOAP
1 6 (27.27%) Web Services
2 3 (13.64%) Drools
2 3 (13.64%) Java EE
3 2 (9.09%) jQuery
3 2 (9.09%) .NET
3 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.55%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) UNIX
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Scrum
1 8 (36.36%) Performance Testing
2 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
2 6 (27.27%) Test Management
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) SOA
3 5 (22.73%) TDD
4 3 (13.64%) User Stories
4 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
4 3 (13.64%) Product Management
4 3 (13.64%) Service Management
4 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
4 3 (13.64%) Kanban
4 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
5 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.09%) Investment Management
6 1 (4.55%) Time Management
6 1 (4.55%) Black-Box Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) JBoss
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
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