The table below looks at the statistics for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 226 266 261
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -5
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 426 309 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.93% 0.69% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 0.93% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 161 149
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£400 £385 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £264 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £523 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £32.00 £31.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.70 £42.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
Integration Testing
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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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34421 33336 29989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.52% 74.76% 72.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 22421 20614 18160
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 921 1049 1240
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £46.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Integration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in England

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in England

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Integration Testing across the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Histogram in England

Integration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Integration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in England

Integration Testing
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Integration Testing across the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Integration Testing Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 29 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.

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Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +12 170 £440 +8.64% 25
South East +36 109 £400 +14.28% 32
North West +27 35 £264 -25.70% 7
Yorkshire +12 32 £350 +11.11% 14
South West -7 31 £355 -13.93% 21
East of England +12 17 £400 -38.46% 4
West Midlands +2 17 £395 +16.17% 6
North East - 11 £422 - 2
East Midlands +11 3 £375 +17.18% 1
South Coast - 2 - -
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Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 265 (30.42%) Agile Software Development
2 254 (29.16%) User Acceptance Testing
3 222 (25.49%) Finance
4 216 (24.80%) SQL
5 194 (22.27%) Java
6 143 (16.42%) Microsoft
7 134 (15.38%) Oracle
8 133 (15.27%) Test Scripting
9 127 (14.58%) Security Cleared
10 121 (13.89%) Banking
11 118 (13.55%) XML
12 109 (12.51%) Linux
13 104 (11.94%) HTML
13 104 (11.94%) Test Strategy
14 98 (11.25%) Web Services
15 95 (10.91%) Project Management
16 94 (10.79%) SAP
17 93 (10.68%) .NET
18 91 (10.45%) JavaScript
19 90 (10.33%) QA
20 89 (10.22%) Degree
21 88 (10.10%) JIRA
22 86 (9.87%) Scrum
23 83 (9.53%) Regression Testing
24 82 (9.41%) ISEB
24 82 (9.41%) HP Quality Center
25 81 (9.30%) Software Testing
26 80 (9.18%) Continuous Integration
26 80 (9.18%) TDD
27 79 (9.07%) UNIX

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 30 (3.44%) Tomcat
2 29 (3.33%) WebSphere
3 28 (3.21%) Confluence
4 21 (2.41%) CMS
5 20 (2.30%) SharePoint
6 13 (1.49%) JBoss
7 11 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (1.26%) Apache
8 9 (1.03%) Node.js
8 9 (1.03%) IIS
9 8 (0.92%) Apache Solr
10 7 (0.80%) Oracle Service Bus
11 6 (0.69%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.57%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.46%) Lync
14 3 (0.34%) Jetty
14 3 (0.34%) Drupal
14 3 (0.34%) GlassFish
14 3 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 62 (7.12%) MS Excel
2 32 (3.67%) MS Office
3 13 (1.49%) MS Project
4 9 (1.03%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.46%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.23%) Simulink
6 2 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.49%) Oracle Retail
3 12 (1.38%) SAP FI
4 11 (1.26%) Oracle Cash Management
5 10 (1.15%) SAP ERP
6 9 (1.03%) SAP FI/CO
6 9 (1.03%) SAP CO
7 7 (0.80%) SAP SRM
7 7 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.69%) Agresso
8 6 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.57%) SAP PP
10 4 (0.46%) SAP SD
10 4 (0.46%) SAP FI-AP
10 4 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
11 3 (0.34%) SAP IS-U
11 3 (0.34%) SAP BPC
11 3 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
11 3 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.69%) PaaS
3 5 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.57%) SaaS
4 3 (0.34%) GitHub
5 2 (0.23%) Force.com
6 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.53%) Internet
1 22 (2.53%) Firewall
2 21 (2.41%) HTTP
3 17 (1.95%) X.400
3 17 (1.95%) X.500
3 17 (1.95%) SMTP
4 16 (1.84%) FTP
5 14 (1.61%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.03%) DNS
7 8 (0.92%) SAN
8 6 (0.69%) BIG-IP
8 6 (0.69%) BGP
8 6 (0.69%) MPLS
8 6 (0.69%) Unified Communications
8 6 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (0.57%) Wireshark
9 5 (0.57%) Wireless
10 4 (0.46%) LDAP
10 4 (0.46%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (5.63%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (3.21%) MySQL
4 26 (2.99%) Relational Database
5 22 (2.53%) SAP BW
6 21 (2.41%) Oracle Database
7 16 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (1.38%) Big Data
11 11 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (1.15%) RDBMS
12 10 (1.15%) EDRMS
13 9 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (1.03%) MongoDB
13 9 (1.03%) NoSQL
14 8 (0.92%) Ingres
15 6 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
16 5 (0.57%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 88 (10.10%) JIRA
2 72 (8.27%) Subversion
3 48 (5.51%) Selenium
4 46 (5.28%) Git (software)
5 34 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 32 (3.67%) SoapUI
6 32 (3.67%) QuickTest Pro
6 32 (3.67%) JUnit
7 30 (3.44%) Maven
8 25 (2.87%) Cucumber
9 22 (2.53%) Ant
9 22 (2.53%) Jenkins
10 21 (2.41%) NUnit
10 21 (2.41%) ClearCase
11 19 (2.18%) Visual Studio
12 18 (2.07%) GoogleTest
13 17 (1.95%) CppUnit
14 16 (1.84%) TeamCity
14 16 (1.84%) SpecFlow
15 15 (1.72%) Rational DOORS
General
1 222 (25.49%) Finance
2 121 (13.89%) Banking
3 58 (6.66%) Investment Banking
4 50 (5.74%) Retail
5 35 (4.02%) Telecoms
6 31 (3.56%) Front Office
7 23 (2.64%) Automotive
8 19 (2.18%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.95%) Financial Institution
10 16 (1.84%) Military
11 12 (1.38%) Billing
12 11 (1.26%) Legal
13 10 (1.15%) General Ledger
13 10 (1.15%) Aerospace
13 10 (1.15%) Publishing
13 10 (1.15%) Back Office
13 10 (1.15%) Avionics
14 9 (1.03%) Retail Banking
15 8 (0.92%) Electronics
16 7 (0.80%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 236 (27.10%) Analyst
2 224 (25.72%) Developer
3 138 (15.84%) Test Analyst
4 75 (8.61%) Tester
5 69 (7.92%) Consultant
6 67 (7.69%) Test Manager
7 52 (5.97%) Business Analyst
8 44 (5.05%) Java Developer
9 37 (4.25%) Test Leader
10 36 (4.13%) SAP Consultant
11 34 (3.90%) Software Engineer
12 33 (3.79%) Banking Business Analyst
13 29 (3.33%) Risk Analyst
13 29 (3.33%) Market Risk Analyst
13 29 (3.33%) Market Risk Business Analyst
14 28 (3.21%) Market Analyst
14 28 (3.21%) IT Business Analyst
15 24 (2.76%) Senior Analyst
16 23 (2.64%) Senior Developer
17 22 (2.53%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (13.55%) XML
2 104 (11.94%) HTML
3 98 (11.25%) Web Services
4 93 (10.68%) .NET
5 70 (8.04%) Spring
6 61 (7.00%) CSS
7 56 (6.43%) SOAP
8 55 (6.31%) REST
9 50 (5.74%) jQuery
10 41 (4.71%) JSP
11 39 (4.48%) HTML5
12 36 (4.13%) Spring MVC
13 35 (4.02%) J2EE
14 33 (3.79%) RESTful
15 30 (3.44%) Ajax
15 30 (3.44%) XSD
16 25 (2.87%) Middleware
17 22 (2.53%) Hibernate
18 19 (2.18%) XSLT
18 19 (2.18%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 54 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (4.02%) Derivative
3 33 (3.79%) User Experience
4 32 (3.67%) Market Risk
5 28 (3.21%) Open Source
6 20 (2.30%) Management Information System
7 17 (1.95%) SWIFT
8 16 (1.84%) Computer Science
8 16 (1.84%) Mobile App
9 14 (1.61%) PKI
10 13 (1.49%) iPad
11 12 (1.38%) Equity Derivative
12 10 (1.15%) Client/Server
12 10 (1.15%) Smart Meter
13 9 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
13 9 (1.03%) Data Structures
14 8 (0.92%) Equities
14 8 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (0.80%) Mainframe
16 6 (0.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 109 (12.51%) Linux
2 79 (9.07%) UNIX
3 69 (7.92%) Windows
4 22 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (1.49%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (1.49%) Solaris
7 8 (0.92%) Android
8 6 (0.69%) Windows XP
8 6 (0.69%) Windows Phone
8 6 (0.69%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.69%) VME
9 5 (0.57%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.46%) Windows Phone 8
11 3 (0.34%) AIX
12 2 (0.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (30.42%) Agile Software Development
2 254 (29.16%) User Acceptance Testing
3 133 (15.27%) Test Scripting
4 104 (11.94%) Test Strategy
5 95 (10.91%) Project Management
6 86 (9.87%) Scrum
7 83 (9.53%) Regression Testing
8 81 (9.30%) Software Testing
9 80 (9.18%) Continuous Integration
9 80 (9.18%) TDD
10 76 (8.73%) System Testing
11 74 (8.50%) Data Modelling
11 74 (8.50%) Risk Management
12 70 (8.04%) MVC
12 70 (8.04%) Unit Testing
13 67 (7.69%) Software Engineering
14 65 (7.46%) Test Management
15 63 (7.23%) CRM
16 62 (7.12%) Migration
17 61 (7.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 216 (24.80%) SQL
2 194 (22.27%) Java
3 91 (10.45%) JavaScript
4 59 (6.77%) C#
5 46 (5.28%) C
6 38 (4.36%) PowerShell
7 35 (4.02%) Python
8 32 (3.67%) C++
9 25 (2.87%) Scala
10 22 (2.53%) VBScript
11 21 (2.41%) PHP
12 20 (2.30%) Shell Script
13 19 (2.18%) Ruby
13 19 (2.18%) PL/SQL
14 18 (2.07%) Perl
15 16 (1.84%) T-SQL
16 14 (1.61%) ABAP
17 9 (1.03%) COBOL
18 7 (0.80%) XPath
18 7 (0.80%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 127 (14.58%) Security Cleared
2 89 (10.22%) Degree
3 82 (9.41%) ISEB
4 70 (8.04%) SC Cleared
5 68 (7.81%) ISTQB
6 48 (5.51%) DV Cleared
7 21 (2.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.46%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (0.46%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (0.34%) PMP
11 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.23%) OCP
11 2 (0.23%) OCA
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.23%) OCAJ
11 2 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.11%) APMP
12 1 (0.11%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (10.33%) QA
2 15 (1.72%) DO-178B
3 4 (0.46%) HL7
4 3 (0.34%) FATCA
5 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.23%) SNOMED CT
6 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 14443
6 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.11%) EMIR
6 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 16 (1.84%) Forefront TMG
2 14 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.15%) VMware ESX
4 8 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.34%) Squid
5 3 (0.34%) vSphere
6 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 82 (9.41%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (2.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (0.69%) Ansible
3 6 (0.69%) Vagrant
3 6 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.69%) FortiGate
3 6 (0.69%) Puppet
4 5 (0.57%) Control-M
5 4 (0.46%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.46%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 4 (0.46%) Netcool
5 4 (0.46%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 3 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.34%) CA LISA
7 2 (0.23%) logstash
7 2 (0.23%) Kibana
8 1 (0.11%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.11%) OpenView
8 1 (0.11%) MOM
8 1 (0.11%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 143 (16.42%) Microsoft
2 134 (15.38%) Oracle
3 94 (10.79%) SAP
4 50 (5.74%) HP
5 34 (3.90%) hybris
6 33 (3.79%) IBM
7 28 (3.21%) VMware
8 23 (2.64%) Adobe
9 22 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
10 20 (2.30%) Red Hat
11 14 (1.61%) Clearswift
12 13 (1.49%) Cisco
13 12 (1.38%) Google
14 10 (1.15%) Citrix
14 10 (1.15%) F5
15 8 (0.92%) Talend
16 7 (0.80%) Remedy
16 7 (0.80%) Serena
17 6 (0.69%) PeopleSoft
17 6 (0.69%) JD Edwards
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