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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 245 254 231
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -23
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 414 364 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.80% 0.76% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.02% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 198 235
Average daily rate
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£413 £378 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.12% -5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £358 £368
% change year-on-year
+1.39% -2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £53.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% +65.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £40.75 £21.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £66.75 £36.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Integration Testing
UK

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
38426 35840 38298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.91% 74.48% 72.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 24559 22678 22623
Average daily rate £413 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1075 996 1428
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.33% -1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 2014.

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
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 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -14 186 £470 +12.57% 30
South East +29 83 £375 -10.28% 29
West Midlands -10 30 £460 +27.77% 2
South West -13 30 £325 +4.00% 15
North West 0 27 £320 -14.66% 4
East of England -20 22 £369 -13.23% 9
Yorkshire +1 15 £325 - 6
East Midlands +3 13 £375 +29.31% 1
North East - 1 - -
Integration Testing
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Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

1 243 (28.19%) SQL
2 242 (28.07%) User Acceptance Testing
3 232 (26.91%) Agile Software Development
4 202 (23.43%) Finance
5 182 (21.11%) Java
6 174 (20.19%) Test Scripting
7 129 (14.97%) Oracle
8 128 (14.85%) Microsoft
9 123 (14.27%) XML
10 118 (13.69%) QA
11 112 (12.99%) SAP
12 108 (12.53%) Unit Testing
13 107 (12.41%) ISEB
14 106 (12.30%) Web Services
15 101 (11.72%) SQL Server
15 101 (11.72%) HP Quality Center
16 96 (11.14%) Banking
17 94 (10.90%) Scrum
17 94 (10.90%) ISTQB
18 92 (10.67%) Degree
18 92 (10.67%) HTML
19 89 (10.32%) System Testing
20 87 (10.09%) .NET
21 85 (9.86%) Security Cleared
22 84 (9.74%) TDD
23 82 (9.51%) MVC
23 82 (9.51%) JIRA
24 81 (9.40%) UNIX
25 80 (9.28%) Test Strategy
26 79 (9.16%) Software Testing

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 45 (5.22%) Tomcat
2 39 (4.52%) Confluence
3 25 (2.90%) CMS
4 24 (2.78%) IIS
5 23 (2.67%) WebSphere
6 20 (2.32%) SharePoint
7 19 (2.20%) Apache
8 13 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (1.39%) WebLogic
10 9 (1.04%) Lync
10 9 (1.04%) Adobe CQ
11 8 (0.93%) Apache Solr
12 6 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
13 5 (0.58%) WebLogic Integration
14 4 (0.46%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
15 3 (0.35%) NetWeaver
16 2 (0.23%) SAS
16 2 (0.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 71 (8.24%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.02%) MS Office
3 9 (1.04%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.04%) MS Project
4 8 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.81%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.12%) Mingle
6 1 (0.12%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 12 (1.39%) SAP SD
1 12 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (1.16%) SAP FI
3 10 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (1.04%) SAP IS-U
4 9 (1.04%) SAP HR
5 8 (0.93%) Agresso
5 8 (0.93%) SAP FI/CO
5 8 (0.93%) SAP CO
5 8 (0.93%) TRIRIGA
6 7 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (0.70%) RMDS
8 5 (0.58%) SAP FI-CA
9 4 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.46%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (0.35%) SAP EWM
10 3 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
10 3 (0.35%) SAP BPC
10 3 (0.35%) SAP MRS
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.81%) PaaS
3 4 (0.46%) SaaS
4 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.23%) GitHub
5 1 (0.12%) Office 365
5 1 (0.12%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.32%) HTTP
2 17 (1.97%) Firewall
3 16 (1.86%) TCP/IP
4 15 (1.74%) Internet
5 14 (1.62%) FTP
6 13 (1.51%) X.400
6 13 (1.51%) X.500
7 12 (1.39%) SMTP
8 11 (1.28%) Ethernet
9 10 (1.16%) DVB
10 8 (0.93%) Wireless
10 8 (0.93%) VLAN
10 8 (0.93%) Unified Communications
11 6 (0.70%) SAN
11 6 (0.70%) GSM
12 5 (0.58%) LDAP
12 5 (0.58%) DNS
13 4 (0.46%) VoIP
13 4 (0.46%) LAN
14 3 (0.35%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (11.72%) SQL Server
2 42 (4.87%) MySQL
3 39 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 26 (3.02%) Oracle Database
7 25 (2.90%) Relational Database
8 24 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (1.74%) RDBMS
10 13 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (1.39%) Big Data
12 11 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (0.93%) NoSQL
14 7 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
14 7 (0.81%) DB2
15 6 (0.70%) EDRMS
15 6 (0.70%) SAP BW
15 6 (0.70%) MS Access
16 5 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 82 (9.51%) JIRA
2 74 (8.58%) Subversion
3 47 (5.45%) JUnit
4 46 (5.34%) Selenium
5 38 (4.41%) Git (software)
6 33 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 28 (3.25%) SoapUI
8 27 (3.13%) SpecFlow
9 26 (3.02%) QuickTest Pro
10 24 (2.78%) Cucumber
11 18 (2.09%) Jenkins
12 13 (1.51%) WebDriver
12 13 (1.51%) Rational DOORS
13 12 (1.39%) Ant
14 11 (1.28%) Visual Studio
15 10 (1.16%) Rational Rose
15 10 (1.16%) Maven
15 10 (1.16%) NUnit
15 10 (1.16%) MSTest
16 8 (0.93%) LoadRunner
General
1 202 (23.43%) Finance
2 96 (11.14%) Banking
3 43 (4.99%) Investment Banking
4 27 (3.13%) Retail
5 24 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 24 (2.78%) Automotive
5 24 (2.78%) Front Office
6 18 (2.09%) Telecoms
7 17 (1.97%) Billing
8 14 (1.62%) Military
9 11 (1.28%) Marketing
9 11 (1.28%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.28%) Publishing
10 10 (1.16%) Back Office
10 10 (1.16%) Electronics
11 9 (1.04%) Avionics
12 8 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.81%) Aerospace
13 7 (0.81%) Advertising
14 5 (0.58%) Legal
Job Titles
1 234 (27.15%) Analyst
2 225 (26.10%) Developer
3 141 (16.36%) Test Analyst
4 81 (9.40%) Tester
5 67 (7.77%) Consultant
6 54 (6.26%) Business Analyst
7 52 (6.03%) Test Manager
8 40 (4.64%) Software Engineer
9 36 (4.18%) SAP Consultant
10 35 (4.06%) Test Leader
11 32 (3.71%) Java Developer
12 31 (3.60%) Hybris Developer
13 30 (3.48%) Test Engineer
14 23 (2.67%) Banking Business Analyst
15 19 (2.20%) Senior Developer
15 19 (2.20%) Systems Tester
16 18 (2.09%) .NET Developer
16 18 (2.09%) WebSphere Developer
17 17 (1.97%) Scala Developer
17 17 (1.97%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (14.27%) XML
2 106 (12.30%) Web Services
3 92 (10.67%) HTML
4 87 (10.09%) .NET
5 65 (7.54%) Spring
6 60 (6.96%) CSS
7 50 (5.80%) JSP
8 49 (5.68%) jQuery
9 45 (5.22%) Spring MVC
10 40 (4.64%) XSD
11 36 (4.18%) SOAP
12 34 (3.94%) J2EE
13 33 (3.83%) RESTful
14 32 (3.71%) Ajax
15 30 (3.48%) REST
16 28 (3.25%) HTML5
17 27 (3.13%) ASP.NET
18 24 (2.78%) .NET Framework
19 19 (2.20%) XSLT
20 17 (1.97%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 66 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (4.06%) Management Information System
3 26 (3.02%) User Experience
4 21 (2.44%) Data Integration
5 20 (2.32%) Computer Science
6 18 (2.09%) Market Risk
7 17 (1.97%) Mobile App
7 17 (1.97%) Fixed Income
8 16 (1.86%) Derivative
9 13 (1.51%) Open Source
9 13 (1.51%) SWIFT
10 12 (1.39%) Client/Server
11 11 (1.28%) STB
12 10 (1.16%) Algorithms
13 9 (1.04%) Video on Demand
13 9 (1.04%) Data Conversion
13 9 (1.04%) IPTV
14 8 (0.93%) DTV
14 8 (0.93%) Clustering
14 8 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 81 (9.40%) UNIX
2 73 (8.47%) Linux
3 59 (6.84%) Windows
4 26 (3.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (2.67%) Android
6 17 (1.97%) Apple iOS
7 15 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (1.28%) Solaris
9 6 (0.70%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.58%) SUSE
10 5 (0.58%) HPUX
11 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.35%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.35%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.35%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.23%) AIX
13 2 (0.23%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.23%) VMS
13 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (28.07%) User Acceptance Testing
2 232 (26.91%) Agile Software Development
3 174 (20.19%) Test Scripting
4 108 (12.53%) Unit Testing
5 94 (10.90%) Scrum
6 89 (10.32%) System Testing
7 84 (9.74%) TDD
8 82 (9.51%) MVC
9 80 (9.28%) Test Strategy
10 79 (9.16%) Software Testing
11 75 (8.70%) Test Management
12 71 (8.24%) Validation
13 70 (8.12%) Data Modelling
14 68 (7.89%) Test Automation
15 63 (7.31%) Migration
15 63 (7.31%) Project Management
16 61 (7.08%) E-Commerce
17 60 (6.96%) SOA
18 57 (6.61%) OO
18 57 (6.61%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 243 (28.19%) SQL
2 182 (21.11%) Java
3 69 (8.00%) C#
4 61 (7.08%) JavaScript
5 32 (3.71%) C++
5 32 (3.71%) C
6 27 (3.13%) PowerShell
7 24 (2.78%) Perl
8 23 (2.67%) VBScript
9 22 (2.55%) PL/SQL
9 22 (2.55%) Shell Script
9 22 (2.55%) Ruby
10 21 (2.44%) VBA
11 19 (2.20%) Scala
12 17 (1.97%) T-SQL
13 16 (1.86%) Python
14 15 (1.74%) PHP
15 14 (1.62%) VB
16 13 (1.51%) VC++
17 10 (1.16%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 107 (12.41%) ISEB
2 94 (10.90%) ISTQB
3 92 (10.67%) Degree
4 85 (9.86%) Security Cleared
5 50 (5.80%) SC Cleared
6 40 (4.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 32 (3.71%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 6 (0.70%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.46%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.35%) PMP
12 2 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.12%) APMP
13 1 (0.12%) OCAJ
13 1 (0.12%) HND
13 1 (0.12%) CCA
13 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.12%) OCP
13 1 (0.12%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (13.69%) QA
2 17 (1.97%) DO-178B
3 4 (0.46%) HL7
4 2 (0.23%) SNOMED CT
4 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.23%) FINREP
5 1 (0.12%) EMIR
5 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.12%) COREP
5 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 14443
System Software
1 21 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.51%) Forefront TMG
4 9 (1.04%) VMware ESX
5 6 (0.70%) vSphere
5 6 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.23%) Firmware
7 2 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.23%) KVM
8 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 101 (11.72%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (2.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (0.58%) Puppet
4 4 (0.46%) CA LISA
5 3 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.23%) Nagios
6 2 (0.23%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.23%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 2 (0.23%) Netcool
6 2 (0.23%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 2 (0.23%) WebInspect
6 2 (0.23%) Ganglia
6 2 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.12%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.12%) logstash
7 1 (0.12%) Kibana
7 1 (0.12%) SCCM
7 1 (0.12%) Control-M
7 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 129 (14.97%) Oracle
2 128 (14.85%) Microsoft
3 112 (12.99%) SAP
4 75 (8.70%) HP
5 38 (4.41%) hybris
6 33 (3.83%) IBM
7 25 (2.90%) VMware
8 15 (1.74%) Adobe
9 14 (1.62%) Google
10 13 (1.51%) Cisco
11 11 (1.28%) Clearswift
12 10 (1.16%) Bloomberg
13 9 (1.04%) Serena
13 9 (1.04%) TIBCO
13 9 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (1.04%) Citrix
14 8 (0.93%) JD Edwards
14 8 (0.93%) PeopleSoft
14 8 (0.93%) Siebel
15 7 (0.81%) Zend
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