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 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 241 230 275
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +45
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 432 467 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.86% 0.94% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.25% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 266 145
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £244 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 7
Average hourly rate £41.75 £40.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.70 £37.00 £27.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £68.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +11.11%
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
38699 37323 31833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.60% 75.25% 74.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24528 23655 19464
Average daily rate £423 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1126 1089 990
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.33 £13.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.40 £54.50
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 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 27 April 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 27 April 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 27 April 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.

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 -52 154 £425 +6.25% 40
South East -10 83 £328 -22.79% 23
Yorkshire +9 47 £375 +17.18% 9
North West -3 47 £375 +20.96% 8
West Midlands -12 33 £430 +7.50% 9
South West +3 23 £406 +47.72% 7
North East -19 16 £500 +108.33% 6
East Midlands -10 14 £311 +3.75% 3
Midlands +1 7 £250 -
East of England -11 4 £294 -18.40% 7
South Coast - 1 - -
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Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 221 (25.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 214 (24.85%) Finance
3 211 (24.51%) Agile Software Development
4 204 (23.69%) SQL
5 157 (18.23%) Java
6 146 (16.96%) Test Scripting
7 123 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 116 (13.47%) Microsoft
8 116 (13.47%) Banking
9 115 (13.36%) Oracle
10 107 (12.43%) QA
11 103 (11.96%) SAP
12 101 (11.73%) XML
13 99 (11.50%) Project Management
14 97 (11.27%) System Testing
15 95 (11.03%) Test Strategy
16 94 (10.92%) .NET
17 85 (9.87%) Regression Testing
18 83 (9.64%) Linux
19 81 (9.41%) Degree
20 80 (9.29%) SOAP
20 80 (9.29%) Software Engineering
21 77 (8.94%) HP Quality Center
22 76 (8.83%) ISEB
23 75 (8.71%) Scrum
23 75 (8.71%) ISTQB
24 73 (8.48%) UNIX
25 72 (8.36%) HTML
25 72 (8.36%) JIRA
26 71 (8.25%) REST

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 35 (4.07%) WebSphere
2 26 (3.02%) SharePoint
3 18 (2.09%) Tomcat
4 14 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (1.51%) CMS
6 12 (1.39%) Confluence
7 9 (1.05%) JBoss
8 8 (0.93%) Lync
8 8 (0.93%) Node.js
9 7 (0.81%) Apache Solr
9 7 (0.81%) Apache
9 7 (0.81%) WebLogic
10 6 (0.70%) IBM HTTP Server
10 6 (0.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 5 (0.58%) Mule
12 4 (0.46%) MindAlign
12 4 (0.46%) MS Project Server
12 4 (0.46%) Tuxedo
13 3 (0.35%) IIS
13 3 (0.35%) CICS
Applications
1 58 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 28 (3.25%) MS Office
3 8 (0.93%) MS Project
4 6 (0.70%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.46%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.12%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 21 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (2.09%) SAP FI
3 17 (1.97%) SAP HR
4 10 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (1.16%) Oracle Cash Management
5 9 (1.05%) SAP ERP
6 8 (0.93%) SAP Retail
6 8 (0.93%) Oracle Retail
7 7 (0.81%) SAP SRM
7 7 (0.81%) SAP Payroll
7 7 (0.81%) SAP FI/CO
7 7 (0.81%) SAP CO
8 6 (0.70%) SAP PP
9 5 (0.58%) SAP EWM
9 5 (0.58%) Markit EDM
10 4 (0.46%) SAP FI-AP
10 4 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.46%) SAP SD
10 4 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.93%) SaaS
2 6 (0.70%) SuccessFactors
2 6 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.23%) Force.com
5 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.12%) FinancialForce.com
5 1 (0.12%) Office 365
5 1 (0.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.90%) Internet
2 15 (1.74%) Firewall
2 15 (1.74%) HTTP
3 13 (1.51%) X.400
3 13 (1.51%) X.500
4 11 (1.28%) Wireshark
4 11 (1.28%) SMTP
4 11 (1.28%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.16%) LDAP
6 8 (0.93%) FTP
6 8 (0.93%) Unified Communications
7 5 (0.58%) BIG-IP
7 5 (0.58%) DNS
7 5 (0.58%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.46%) SSL
8 4 (0.46%) Softphone
9 3 (0.35%) MPLS
9 3 (0.35%) BGP
9 3 (0.35%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (0.35%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (6.62%) SQL Server
2 43 (4.99%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (3.48%) Relational Database
4 22 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 21 (2.44%) MySQL
6 18 (2.09%) SAP BW
7 14 (1.63%) RDBMS
7 14 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (1.05%) DB2
10 8 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (0.70%) Informix
12 6 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (0.70%) Big Data
13 5 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.58%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 4 (0.46%) Oracle ODI
14 4 (0.46%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 72 (8.36%) JIRA
2 61 (7.08%) Subversion
3 52 (6.04%) Selenium
4 43 (4.99%) SoapUI
5 32 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 31 (3.60%) NUnit
6 31 (3.60%) ClearCase
7 30 (3.48%) Maven
8 29 (3.37%) QuickTest Pro
8 29 (3.37%) Ant
8 29 (3.37%) Git (software)
9 27 (3.14%) GoogleTest
9 27 (3.14%) Cucumber
10 26 (3.02%) CppUnit
11 25 (2.90%) JUnit
12 19 (2.21%) Rational Rose
13 15 (1.74%) TeamCity
14 14 (1.63%) Visual Studio
14 14 (1.63%) Rational DOORS
14 14 (1.63%) SpecFlow
General
1 214 (24.85%) Finance
2 116 (13.47%) Banking
3 52 (6.04%) Retail
4 48 (5.57%) Investment Banking
5 33 (3.83%) Telecoms
6 25 (2.90%) Manufacturing
7 17 (1.97%) Automotive
8 14 (1.63%) Financial Institution
9 13 (1.51%) Military
9 13 (1.51%) Marketing
10 12 (1.39%) Aerospace
11 11 (1.28%) Legal
12 10 (1.16%) Electronics
12 10 (1.16%) General Ledger
13 8 (0.93%) Back Office
14 7 (0.81%) Publishing
14 7 (0.81%) Billing
15 6 (0.70%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.70%) Avionics
16 5 (0.58%) Games
Job Titles
1 243 (28.22%) Analyst
2 202 (23.46%) Developer
3 150 (17.42%) Test Analyst
4 81 (9.41%) Tester
5 65 (7.55%) Consultant
6 62 (7.20%) Test Manager
7 58 (6.74%) Business Analyst
8 47 (5.46%) Java Developer
9 37 (4.30%) SAP Consultant
10 36 (4.18%) Software Engineer
11 35 (4.07%) Salesforce.com Developer
12 34 (3.95%) Banking Business Analyst
13 31 (3.60%) Test Leader
14 30 (3.48%) Market Risk Business Analyst
14 30 (3.48%) Market Risk Analyst
15 29 (3.37%) Risk Analyst
15 29 (3.37%) IT Business Analyst
15 29 (3.37%) Market Analyst
16 25 (2.90%) Architect
17 23 (2.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (11.73%) XML
2 94 (10.92%) .NET
3 80 (9.29%) SOAP
4 72 (8.36%) HTML
5 71 (8.25%) REST
6 66 (7.67%) Web Services
7 51 (5.92%) CSS
7 51 (5.92%) Spring
8 36 (4.18%) jQuery
9 26 (3.02%) J2EE
10 24 (2.79%) Spring MVC
11 21 (2.44%) XSD
11 21 (2.44%) WSDL
12 20 (2.32%) Middleware
12 20 (2.32%) Ajax
13 19 (2.21%) JSON
14 18 (2.09%) JSP
14 18 (2.09%) HTML5
15 16 (1.86%) ASP.NET
15 16 (1.86%) Motif
Miscellaneous
1 54 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (5.11%) Derivative
3 32 (3.72%) Market Risk
4 27 (3.14%) Management Information System
5 25 (2.90%) User Experience
6 23 (2.67%) SWIFT
6 23 (2.67%) Open Source
7 13 (1.51%) Mobile App
8 12 (1.39%) Equity Derivative
9 10 (1.16%) Equities
9 10 (1.16%) iPad
10 9 (1.05%) Smart Meter
10 9 (1.05%) DataPower
11 8 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
11 8 (0.93%) Data Structures
11 8 (0.93%) Online Banking
11 8 (0.93%) Clustering
11 8 (0.93%) N-Tier
12 7 (0.81%) NHS
12 7 (0.81%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 83 (9.64%) Linux
2 73 (8.48%) UNIX
3 56 (6.50%) Windows
4 23 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (1.86%) Solaris
6 14 (1.63%) Apple iOS
7 12 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.70%) VME
9 6 (0.70%) Windows Phone
10 5 (0.58%) Windows Phone 8
10 5 (0.58%) Android
11 4 (0.46%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.46%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.35%) VMS
13 2 (0.23%) SUSE
13 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.12%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.12%) HPUX
14 1 (0.12%) bada
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (25.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 211 (24.51%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (16.96%) Test Scripting
4 99 (11.50%) Project Management
5 97 (11.27%) System Testing
6 95 (11.03%) Test Strategy
7 85 (9.87%) Regression Testing
8 80 (9.29%) Software Engineering
9 75 (8.71%) Scrum
10 69 (8.01%) Software Testing
11 68 (7.90%) Unit Testing
12 65 (7.55%) Configuration Management
13 64 (7.43%) Test Management
13 64 (7.43%) Release Management
14 61 (7.08%) Migration
15 60 (6.97%) CRM
15 60 (6.97%) Continuous Integration
16 56 (6.50%) Risk Management
17 54 (6.27%) TDD
18 53 (6.16%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 204 (23.69%) SQL
2 157 (18.23%) Java
3 67 (7.78%) JavaScript
4 55 (6.39%) C
5 45 (5.23%) C#
6 37 (4.30%) Apex Code
7 34 (3.95%) C++
8 28 (3.25%) PowerShell
9 27 (3.14%) Python
10 22 (2.56%) PL/SQL
11 20 (2.32%) Perl
12 19 (2.21%) Ruby
13 14 (1.63%) Shell Script
13 14 (1.63%) PHP
13 14 (1.63%) T-SQL
14 11 (1.28%) COBOL
15 9 (1.05%) ABAP
15 9 (1.05%) Embedded C
16 8 (0.93%) XPath
16 8 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 123 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 81 (9.41%) Degree
3 76 (8.83%) ISEB
4 75 (8.71%) ISTQB
5 68 (7.90%) SC Cleared
6 33 (3.83%) DV Cleared
7 32 (3.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (0.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 6 (0.70%) HND
9 5 (0.58%) PMP
9 5 (0.58%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.58%) APMP
10 4 (0.46%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.46%) OCAJ
10 4 (0.46%) OCP
10 4 (0.46%) OCA
10 4 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (12.43%) QA
2 13 (1.51%) DO-178B
3 3 (0.35%) FATCA
4 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.12%) HL7
5 1 (0.12%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 16 (1.86%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.39%) Forefront TMG
3 7 (0.81%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.35%) Squid
5 3 (0.35%) vSphere
6 2 (0.23%) XenApp
6 2 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 77 (8.94%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (1.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (1.05%) CA LISA
4 7 (0.81%) Control-M
5 6 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.58%) Vagrant
6 5 (0.58%) MOM
7 3 (0.35%) Puppet
7 3 (0.35%) OpenView
7 3 (0.35%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.35%) Ansible
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.23%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.12%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.12%) logstash
9 1 (0.12%) Kibana
9 1 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 116 (13.47%) Microsoft
2 115 (13.36%) Oracle
3 103 (11.96%) SAP
4 53 (6.16%) HP
5 45 (5.23%) Salesforce.com
6 33 (3.83%) IBM
7 19 (2.21%) hybris
8 17 (1.97%) VMware
9 12 (1.39%) Serena
9 12 (1.39%) Adobe
9 12 (1.39%) Remedy
10 11 (1.28%) Bloomberg
10 11 (1.28%) Clearswift
11 10 (1.16%) TIBCO
12 9 (1.05%) webMethods
12 9 (1.05%) Red Hat
12 9 (1.05%) Green Hat
12 9 (1.05%) Solace
13 7 (0.81%) F5
14 6 (0.70%) Perforce
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