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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 239 261 239
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -22
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 440 369 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.85% 0.76% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.02% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 206 239
Average daily rate
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£400 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £59.42 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.67% +60.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £50.95 £27.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £67.88 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +9.45%
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
38860 36050 39244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.77% 74.54% 72.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 24686 22643 23184
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1099 1005 1420
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.33% -6.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 -24 187 £450 +5.88% 31
South East +26 89 £375 -7.40% 13
West Midlands +7 40 £460 +31.42% 1
South West -13 30 £325 +8.33% 8
North West +8 28 £320 +16.36% 7
East of England -16 24 £369 -13.23% 8
Yorkshire +6 16 £325 - 3
East Midlands +6 16 £363 +25.00% 1
North East -31 2 £238 -38.31%
Integration Testing
UK

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 254 (28.77%) SQL
2 246 (27.86%) Agile Software Development
3 242 (27.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 204 (23.10%) Finance
5 187 (21.18%) Test Scripting
6 180 (20.39%) Java
7 142 (16.08%) Oracle
8 128 (14.50%) Microsoft
8 128 (14.50%) QA
9 124 (14.04%) Unit Testing
10 120 (13.59%) XML
11 114 (12.91%) SAP
11 114 (12.91%) SQL Server
11 114 (12.91%) ISEB
12 105 (11.89%) Web Services
13 104 (11.78%) Scrum
14 100 (11.33%) HP Quality Center
15 99 (11.21%) ISTQB
16 93 (10.53%) Banking
17 92 (10.42%) System Testing
18 91 (10.31%) Software Testing
19 88 (9.97%) MVC
19 88 (9.97%) Degree
20 87 (9.85%) Security Cleared
21 86 (9.74%) .NET
21 86 (9.74%) HTML
22 85 (9.63%) UNIX
23 83 (9.40%) TDD
24 82 (9.29%) Linux
25 79 (8.95%) JIRA

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 47 (5.32%) Tomcat
2 38 (4.30%) Confluence
3 25 (2.83%) CMS
4 23 (2.60%) IIS
5 22 (2.49%) WebSphere
6 21 (2.38%) Apache
7 20 (2.27%) SharePoint
8 18 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
9 16 (1.81%) WebLogic
10 9 (1.02%) Lync
10 9 (1.02%) Adobe CQ
11 8 (0.91%) Apache Solr
12 7 (0.79%) WebLogic Integration
13 5 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.57%) SAS
14 3 (0.34%) NetWeaver
14 3 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
14 3 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
15 2 (0.23%) IBM Connections
15 2 (0.23%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 74 (8.38%) MS Excel
2 29 (3.28%) MS Office
3 9 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (0.91%) MS Project
5 7 (0.79%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.11%) Mingle
6 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 16 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 13 (1.47%) SAP IS-U
4 11 (1.25%) SAP SD
5 10 (1.13%) SAP FI
6 9 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
6 9 (1.02%) SAP HR
7 8 (0.91%) TRIRIGA
7 8 (0.91%) SAP CO
7 8 (0.91%) SAP FI/CO
7 8 (0.91%) SAP FI-CA
8 7 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (0.79%) RMDS
9 6 (0.68%) Agresso
10 4 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.45%) SAP MRS
10 4 (0.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 3 (0.34%) SAP BPC
11 3 (0.34%) SAP EWM
11 3 (0.34%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.68%) PaaS
3 5 (0.57%) SaaS
4 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.23%) GitHub
5 1 (0.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.38%) HTTP
2 18 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 16 (1.81%) Internet
3 16 (1.81%) Firewall
4 15 (1.70%) FTP
5 13 (1.47%) X.400
5 13 (1.47%) X.500
6 11 (1.25%) SMTP
6 11 (1.25%) Ethernet
7 10 (1.13%) DVB
8 8 (0.91%) Wireless
8 8 (0.91%) Unified Communications
8 8 (0.91%) VLAN
9 6 (0.68%) SAN
9 6 (0.68%) GSM
10 5 (0.57%) LDAP
11 4 (0.45%) LAN
11 4 (0.45%) VoIP
12 3 (0.34%) WAN
12 3 (0.34%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (12.91%) SQL Server
2 44 (4.98%) MySQL
3 38 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (3.28%) Oracle Database
6 27 (3.06%) Relational Database
7 26 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
8 24 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (1.93%) RDBMS
10 13 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
12 11 (1.25%) Big Data
13 10 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (1.02%) NoSQL
15 8 (0.91%) MS Access
16 7 (0.79%) DB2
16 7 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
17 6 (0.68%) SAP BW
17 6 (0.68%) EDRMS
17 6 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 79 (8.95%) JIRA
2 74 (8.38%) Subversion
3 51 (5.78%) Selenium
4 49 (5.55%) JUnit
5 40 (4.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 32 (3.62%) Git (software)
7 30 (3.40%) SpecFlow
8 27 (3.06%) SoapUI
9 26 (2.94%) Cucumber
10 24 (2.72%) QuickTest Pro
11 15 (1.70%) Rational DOORS
12 14 (1.59%) WebDriver
13 13 (1.47%) Jenkins
13 13 (1.47%) Visual Studio
14 11 (1.25%) Ant
14 11 (1.25%) NUnit
15 10 (1.13%) Rational Rose
15 10 (1.13%) MSTest
16 9 (1.02%) LoadRunner
17 7 (0.79%) Eclipse
General
1 204 (23.10%) Finance
2 93 (10.53%) Banking
3 36 (4.08%) Investment Banking
4 26 (2.94%) Retail
5 24 (2.72%) Manufacturing
6 23 (2.60%) Automotive
7 21 (2.38%) Billing
8 18 (2.04%) Telecoms
8 18 (2.04%) Front Office
9 14 (1.59%) Military
10 11 (1.25%) Marketing
10 11 (1.25%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.25%) Electronics
11 10 (1.13%) Advertising
12 9 (1.02%) Publishing
12 9 (1.02%) Back Office
13 8 (0.91%) Avionics
14 7 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.68%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 241 (27.29%) Analyst
2 226 (25.59%) Developer
3 151 (17.10%) Test Analyst
4 82 (9.29%) Tester
5 72 (8.15%) Consultant
6 56 (6.34%) Business Analyst
7 50 (5.66%) Test Manager
8 42 (4.76%) SAP Consultant
9 40 (4.53%) Software Engineer
10 39 (4.42%) Test Leader
11 32 (3.62%) Java Developer
11 32 (3.62%) Hybris Developer
12 31 (3.51%) Test Engineer
13 25 (2.83%) Senior Developer
14 24 (2.72%) .NET Developer
15 20 (2.27%) Banking Business Analyst
16 18 (2.04%) Systems Tester
17 17 (1.93%) Systems Analyst
17 17 (1.93%) WebSphere Developer
18 16 (1.81%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (13.59%) XML
2 105 (11.89%) Web Services
3 86 (9.74%) HTML
3 86 (9.74%) .NET
4 65 (7.36%) Spring
5 63 (7.13%) CSS
6 50 (5.66%) JSP
7 49 (5.55%) jQuery
8 48 (5.44%) Spring MVC
9 36 (4.08%) SOAP
9 36 (4.08%) XSD
9 36 (4.08%) J2EE
10 33 (3.74%) ASP.NET
10 33 (3.74%) Ajax
10 33 (3.74%) REST
11 26 (2.94%) RESTful
12 22 (2.49%) HTML5
13 20 (2.27%) .NET Framework
14 15 (1.70%) Hibernate
14 15 (1.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 69 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (4.19%) Management Information System
3 26 (2.94%) User Experience
4 20 (2.27%) Data Integration
5 19 (2.15%) Computer Science
6 18 (2.04%) Market Risk
7 17 (1.93%) Fixed Income
8 16 (1.81%) Derivative
8 16 (1.81%) Mobile App
9 13 (1.47%) Open Source
9 13 (1.47%) SWIFT
10 12 (1.36%) Client/Server
11 11 (1.25%) STB
12 9 (1.02%) DTV
12 9 (1.02%) IPTV
12 9 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.02%) Data Conversion
12 9 (1.02%) Video on Demand
13 8 (0.91%) N-Tier
13 8 (0.91%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 85 (9.63%) UNIX
2 82 (9.29%) Linux
3 66 (7.47%) Windows
4 30 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (2.60%) Android
6 20 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (1.93%) Apple iOS
8 9 (1.02%) SUSE
8 9 (1.02%) HPUX
8 9 (1.02%) Solaris
9 8 (0.91%) Windows XP
10 7 (0.79%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.57%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.34%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.23%) VMS
13 2 (0.23%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (27.86%) Agile Software Development
2 242 (27.41%) User Acceptance Testing
3 187 (21.18%) Test Scripting
4 124 (14.04%) Unit Testing
5 104 (11.78%) Scrum
6 92 (10.42%) System Testing
7 91 (10.31%) Software Testing
8 88 (9.97%) MVC
9 83 (9.40%) TDD
10 76 (8.61%) Test Management
11 74 (8.38%) Test Strategy
12 71 (8.04%) Test Automation
12 71 (8.04%) Validation
13 66 (7.47%) Data Modelling
14 65 (7.36%) E-Commerce
15 63 (7.13%) CRM
16 62 (7.02%) Project Management
16 62 (7.02%) Migration
17 61 (6.91%) OO
18 59 (6.68%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 254 (28.77%) SQL
2 180 (20.39%) Java
3 67 (7.59%) C#
4 60 (6.80%) JavaScript
5 36 (4.08%) C
6 33 (3.74%) C++
7 29 (3.28%) PowerShell
8 26 (2.94%) Shell Script
8 26 (2.94%) Perl
8 26 (2.94%) VBScript
9 24 (2.72%) PL/SQL
10 21 (2.38%) VBA
11 20 (2.27%) Ruby
12 17 (1.93%) T-SQL
13 16 (1.81%) VB
13 16 (1.81%) PHP
13 16 (1.81%) Scala
14 15 (1.70%) Python
15 11 (1.25%) VC++
15 11 (1.25%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 114 (12.91%) ISEB
2 99 (11.21%) ISTQB
3 88 (9.97%) Degree
4 87 (9.85%) Security Cleared
5 51 (5.78%) SC Cleared
6 43 (4.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 31 (3.51%) DV Cleared
8 9 (1.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 8 (0.91%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (0.57%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.45%) PMP
12 2 (0.23%) OCAJ
12 2 (0.23%) HND
12 2 (0.23%) OCP
12 2 (0.23%) OCA
12 2 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.11%) IIBA
13 1 (0.11%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (14.50%) QA
2 17 (1.93%) DO-178B
3 3 (0.34%) HL7
4 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.23%) EMIR
4 2 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.23%) FINREP
5 1 (0.11%) COREP
5 1 (0.11%) Basel III
5 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 14443
5 1 (0.11%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 21 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (1.47%) Forefront TMG
3 9 (1.02%) VMware ESX
4 8 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.68%) vSphere
6 4 (0.45%) XenApp
7 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.23%) KVM
8 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 100 (11.33%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (2.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (0.45%) Puppet
4 3 (0.34%) CA LISA
5 2 (0.23%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.23%) Nagios
5 2 (0.23%) ZENworks
5 2 (0.23%) WebInspect
5 2 (0.23%) SCCM
5 2 (0.23%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 142 (16.08%) Oracle
2 128 (14.50%) Microsoft
3 114 (12.91%) SAP
4 74 (8.38%) HP
5 39 (4.42%) hybris
6 31 (3.51%) IBM
7 24 (2.72%) VMware
8 14 (1.59%) Google
8 14 (1.59%) Adobe
9 13 (1.47%) Citrix
9 13 (1.47%) Cisco
10 12 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (1.36%) TIBCO
11 11 (1.25%) Clearswift
12 10 (1.13%) Bloomberg
12 10 (1.13%) Serena
13 8 (0.91%) Zend
13 8 (0.91%) Remedy
13 8 (0.91%) Reuters
13 8 (0.91%) Informatica
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Rate: £360 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £435 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
BPXNet
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + Market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £450 per day Start date: 22nd September
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe
The People Network
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Collingwood Associates
Rate: £450-£550/day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £200 - £300 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago