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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 235 223 272
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +49
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 466 460 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.93% 0.93% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.23% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 236 168
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£363 £375 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -4.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +2.77%
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
38689 37247 31943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.33% 75.52% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 25022 23920 19615
Average daily rate £418 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -3.61%
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 £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1115 1123 991
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -17 180 £400 - 47
South East +12 97 £325 -21.21% 14
North West +12 50 £375 +15.38% 11
West Midlands -17 29 £400 - 2
South West +13 25 £363 +11.53% 3
North East +2 24 £550 +69.23%
Yorkshire -12 20 £335 +14.52% 9
East of England -10 18 £350 -2.77% 9
East Midlands -8 13 £300 +2.12% 1
Midlands +1 4 £250 -
South Coast - 2 - -
Integration Testing
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Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 305 (32.83%) System Integration Testing
2 231 (24.87%) User Acceptance Testing
3 222 (23.90%) SQL
4 214 (23.04%) Finance
5 208 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
6 167 (17.98%) Test Scripting
7 143 (15.39%) Java
8 138 (14.85%) Microsoft
9 133 (14.32%) Security Cleared
10 125 (13.46%) QA
11 119 (12.81%) SAP
12 118 (12.70%) Oracle
13 116 (12.49%) XML
14 108 (11.63%) System Testing
14 108 (11.63%) Test Strategy
15 107 (11.52%) Banking
16 101 (10.87%) ISEB
17 99 (10.66%) Project Management
18 98 (10.55%) .NET
19 94 (10.12%) SDLC
20 92 (9.90%) SQL Server
21 86 (9.26%) SOAP
21 86 (9.26%) Degree
22 85 (9.15%) ISTQB
23 83 (8.93%) Software Engineering
23 83 (8.93%) Migration
24 82 (8.83%) Unit Testing
25 77 (8.29%) Web Services
26 75 (8.07%) Windows
26 75 (8.07%) MS Excel

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 39 (4.20%) WebSphere
2 37 (3.98%) SharePoint
3 22 (2.37%) BizTalk Server
4 15 (1.61%) Confluence
5 13 (1.40%) CMS
5 13 (1.40%) Tomcat
6 9 (0.97%) Mule
7 8 (0.86%) Apache Solr
7 8 (0.86%) Lync
8 7 (0.75%) IBM HTTP Server
8 7 (0.75%) WebLogic
8 7 (0.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 6 (0.65%) IIS
9 6 (0.65%) JBoss
10 5 (0.54%) Apache
11 4 (0.43%) MindAlign
12 3 (0.32%) Jetty
12 3 (0.32%) DNN
12 3 (0.32%) MS Project Server
13 2 (0.22%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 75 (8.07%) MS Excel
2 40 (4.31%) MS Office
3 8 (0.86%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.86%) MS Project
4 5 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 31 (3.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (2.05%) SAP FI
3 15 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 15 (1.61%) SAP HR
4 9 (0.97%) SAP ERP
5 8 (0.86%) SAP Retail
6 7 (0.75%) Oracle Cash Management
6 7 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
6 7 (0.75%) SAP Payroll
6 7 (0.75%) SAP CO
7 6 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
7 6 (0.65%) SAP EWM
7 6 (0.65%) SAP SRM
8 5 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.54%) Markit EDM
8 5 (0.54%) SAP PP
9 4 (0.43%) SAP SD
9 4 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.43%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.75%) SaaS
2 7 (0.75%) SuccessFactors
3 6 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.22%) Force.com
4 2 (0.22%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.11%) Office 365
5 1 (0.11%) GitHub
5 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.12%) Internet
2 14 (1.51%) HTTP
3 13 (1.40%) Firewall
4 12 (1.29%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.29%) X.400
4 12 (1.29%) X.500
5 11 (1.18%) Wireshark
6 10 (1.08%) SMTP
6 10 (1.08%) LDAP
7 8 (0.86%) Unified Communications
8 7 (0.75%) FTP
9 6 (0.65%) SSL
10 5 (0.54%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.43%) Diameter Protocol
11 4 (0.43%) DNS
11 4 (0.43%) BIG-IP
11 4 (0.43%) Softphone
12 2 (0.22%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.22%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.22%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (9.90%) SQL Server
2 47 (5.06%) Relational Database
3 45 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
4 29 (3.12%) MySQL
4 29 (3.12%) RDBMS
5 20 (2.15%) DB2
6 18 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (1.83%) Oracle Database
7 17 (1.83%) SAP BW
8 15 (1.61%) Informix
9 14 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (0.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (0.65%) Oracle ODI
14 6 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (0.54%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 69 (7.43%) JIRA
2 58 (6.24%) Subversion
3 53 (5.71%) Selenium
4 51 (5.49%) SoapUI
5 41 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 39 (4.20%) NUnit
7 30 (3.23%) ClearCase
7 30 (3.23%) Ant
7 30 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
8 29 (3.12%) GoogleTest
9 26 (2.80%) JUnit
9 26 (2.80%) CppUnit
10 24 (2.58%) Git (software)
11 21 (2.26%) Rational Rose
12 19 (2.05%) Cucumber
13 17 (1.83%) Visual Studio
14 15 (1.61%) Rational DOORS
14 15 (1.61%) Maven
15 13 (1.40%) SpecFlow
16 12 (1.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 214 (23.04%) Finance
2 107 (11.52%) Banking
3 50 (5.38%) Retail
4 47 (5.06%) Investment Banking
5 43 (4.63%) Telecoms
6 31 (3.34%) Manufacturing
7 18 (1.94%) Marketing
8 15 (1.61%) Electronics
8 15 (1.61%) Aerospace
9 14 (1.51%) Automotive
10 13 (1.40%) Financial Institution
10 13 (1.40%) Military
11 8 (0.86%) Billing
11 8 (0.86%) Publishing
11 8 (0.86%) Legal
11 8 (0.86%) Back Office
12 7 (0.75%) Avionics
13 5 (0.54%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.54%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 252 (27.13%) Analyst
2 201 (21.64%) Developer
3 168 (18.08%) Test Analyst
4 91 (9.80%) Tester
5 70 (7.53%) Test Manager
6 61 (6.57%) Consultant
7 56 (6.03%) Business Analyst
8 53 (5.71%) Test Leader
9 46 (4.95%) Java Developer
10 41 (4.41%) Software Engineer
11 36 (3.88%) SAP Consultant
12 35 (3.77%) Salesforce.com Developer
13 33 (3.55%) Banking Business Analyst
14 30 (3.23%) Market Risk Business Analyst
14 30 (3.23%) Market Risk Analyst
15 29 (3.12%) Risk Analyst
15 29 (3.12%) IT Business Analyst
15 29 (3.12%) Market Analyst
16 26 (2.80%) Project Manager
17 23 (2.48%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (12.49%) XML
2 98 (10.55%) .NET
3 86 (9.26%) SOAP
4 77 (8.29%) Web Services
5 66 (7.10%) HTML
6 63 (6.78%) REST
7 51 (5.49%) CSS
8 50 (5.38%) Spring
9 34 (3.66%) jQuery
10 28 (3.01%) WSDL
11 27 (2.91%) J2EE
12 26 (2.80%) Spring MVC
13 24 (2.58%) ASP.NET
14 22 (2.37%) XSD
15 21 (2.26%) Middleware
16 19 (2.05%) WebSphere Message Broker
16 19 (2.05%) JSON
17 18 (1.94%) JSP
17 18 (1.94%) Ajax
18 17 (1.83%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 61 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (3.88%) Management Information System
3 31 (3.34%) Derivative
4 30 (3.23%) Market Risk
5 24 (2.58%) SWIFT
6 17 (1.83%) User Experience
7 13 (1.40%) Data Conversion
8 12 (1.29%) DTV
8 12 (1.29%) DataPower
9 11 (1.18%) Smart Meter
9 11 (1.18%) Mobile App
9 11 (1.18%) Clustering
10 10 (1.08%) NHS
11 9 (0.97%) Online Banking
11 9 (0.97%) N-Tier
12 8 (0.86%) Mobile Banking
12 8 (0.86%) Data Structures
13 6 (0.65%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.65%) Mainframe
13 6 (0.65%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 75 (8.07%) Windows
2 74 (7.97%) Linux
2 74 (7.97%) UNIX
3 26 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (1.51%) Solaris
5 13 (1.40%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.29%) VME
7 6 (0.65%) Windows Phone
7 6 (0.65%) Android
8 5 (0.54%) Windows Phone 8
8 5 (0.54%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.43%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.32%) VMS
11 2 (0.22%) SUSE
11 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.11%) bada
12 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (32.83%) System Integration Testing
2 231 (24.87%) User Acceptance Testing
3 208 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
4 167 (17.98%) Test Scripting
5 108 (11.63%) System Testing
5 108 (11.63%) Test Strategy
6 99 (10.66%) Project Management
7 94 (10.12%) SDLC
8 83 (8.93%) Software Engineering
8 83 (8.93%) Migration
9 82 (8.83%) Unit Testing
10 74 (7.97%) Configuration Management
10 74 (7.97%) Regression Testing
11 71 (7.64%) Software Testing
12 70 (7.53%) Release Management
13 68 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
14 64 (6.89%) Scrum
15 63 (6.78%) CRM
16 62 (6.67%) Validation
17 59 (6.35%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 222 (23.90%) SQL
2 143 (15.39%) Java
3 67 (7.21%) JavaScript
4 59 (6.35%) C
5 48 (5.17%) C#
6 37 (3.98%) Apex Code
7 36 (3.88%) C++
8 31 (3.34%) PowerShell
9 28 (3.01%) Python
10 26 (2.80%) Perl
11 24 (2.58%) PL/SQL
12 23 (2.48%) T-SQL
13 18 (1.94%) Shell Script
13 18 (1.94%) COBOL
14 15 (1.61%) Ruby
15 11 (1.18%) Embedded C
16 10 (1.08%) PHP
17 8 (0.86%) VB
17 8 (0.86%) VB.NET
17 8 (0.86%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 133 (14.32%) Security Cleared
2 101 (10.87%) ISEB
3 86 (9.26%) Degree
4 85 (9.15%) ISTQB
5 69 (7.43%) SC Cleared
6 40 (4.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 34 (3.66%) DV Cleared
8 12 (1.29%) APMP
9 9 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (0.86%) PMI Certification
10 8 (0.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 7 (0.75%) PMP
12 6 (0.65%) HND
13 4 (0.43%) OCP
13 4 (0.43%) OCA
13 4 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
13 4 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
13 4 (0.43%) OCAJ
14 3 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
15 2 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (13.46%) QA
2 14 (1.51%) DO-178B
3 3 (0.32%) FATCA
4 2 (0.22%) SLA
4 2 (0.22%) GMP
4 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.11%) HL7
5 1 (0.11%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.11%) GxP
System Software
1 17 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.18%) Forefront TMG
3 9 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.86%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.32%) vSphere
6 2 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.22%) XenApp
7 1 (0.11%) Squid
7 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.11%) Docker
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 74 (7.97%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (1.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 11 (1.18%) CA LISA
4 7 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.75%) MOM
5 6 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (0.54%) Control-M
7 4 (0.43%) OpenView
8 2 (0.22%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.22%) Puppet
9 1 (0.11%) CA Endevor
9 1 (0.11%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.11%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.11%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.11%) Kibana
9 1 (0.11%) Ansible
9 1 (0.11%) logstash
9 1 (0.11%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 138 (14.85%) Microsoft
2 119 (12.81%) SAP
3 118 (12.70%) Oracle
4 67 (7.21%) HP
5 40 (4.31%) Salesforce.com
6 39 (4.20%) IBM
7 19 (2.05%) VMware
8 18 (1.94%) Remedy
9 17 (1.83%) hybris
10 14 (1.51%) Serena
11 13 (1.40%) Sybase
12 12 (1.29%) TIBCO
13 11 (1.18%) Green Hat
13 11 (1.18%) webMethods
13 11 (1.18%) Adobe
13 11 (1.18%) Solace
14 10 (1.08%) Bloomberg
14 10 (1.08%) Clearswift
15 8 (0.86%) Citrix
15 8 (0.86%) Atlassian
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