The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 226 252 227
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -25
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 482 288 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.94% 0.67% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 0.92% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 145 281
Average daily rate £375 £385 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £287 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £560 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £28.40 £27.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £61.35 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37958 31464 38928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.95% 73.02% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 19227 22646
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 981 1339
Average hourly rate £27.88 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Integration Testing
UK

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 18 April 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
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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +53 219 £405 -10.00% 48
South East -9 76 £425 +21.42% 12
North East - 35 £240 - 2
West Midlands 0 31 £400 +14.28% 4
North West -1 29 £310 -17.33% 8
East of England -18 28 £355 -11.25% 14
East Midlands +5 21 £300 -22.07% 4
South West -13 18 £275 -21.42% 6
Yorkshire -18 12 £320 +60.00% 5
Integration Testing
UK

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 209 (26.59%) Finance
2 187 (23.79%) SQL
3 185 (23.54%) User Acceptance Testing
4 171 (21.76%) Java
5 153 (19.47%) Test Scripting
6 140 (17.81%) Oracle
7 127 (16.16%) Agile Software Development
8 111 (14.12%) SQL Server
9 110 (13.99%) Security Cleared
10 109 (13.87%) XML
11 101 (12.85%) SAP
12 100 (12.72%) .NET
13 98 (12.47%) Unit Testing
14 94 (11.96%) Web Services
15 87 (11.07%) QA
16 85 (10.81%) Microsoft
17 84 (10.69%) ISEB
18 83 (10.56%) System Testing
19 82 (10.43%) Test Strategy
20 81 (10.31%) TDD
21 78 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
21 78 (9.92%) SC Cleared
22 77 (9.80%) UNIX
23 76 (9.67%) Linux
24 73 (9.29%) Software Testing
24 73 (9.29%) Scrum
25 68 (8.65%) SOA
25 68 (8.65%) Selenium
26 67 (8.52%) C#
27 64 (8.14%) Windows

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 30 (3.82%) Confluence
2 28 (3.56%) SharePoint
3 27 (3.44%) Tomcat
4 22 (2.80%) BizTalk Server
4 22 (2.80%) WebSphere
5 17 (2.16%) IIS
6 11 (1.40%) Apache
6 11 (1.40%) Tuxedo
7 7 (0.89%) Oracle Service Bus
7 7 (0.89%) Mule
8 6 (0.76%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.76%) SAS
8 6 (0.76%) MQSeries
8 6 (0.76%) Drupal
8 6 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (0.64%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.51%) CMS
10 4 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.51%) OpenStack
Applications
1 43 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.05%) MS Office
3 9 (1.15%) Photoshop
4 8 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.64%) MS Project
5 5 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.38%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.13%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 38 (4.83%) SAP IS-U
2 24 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (1.78%) SAP FI-CA
4 10 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.89%) SAP MRS
5 7 (0.89%) SAP PM
6 6 (0.76%) RMDS
7 5 (0.64%) TRIRIGA
7 5 (0.64%) Magento
7 5 (0.64%) SAP FI
7 5 (0.64%) Maximo
7 5 (0.64%) Summit
8 4 (0.51%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.51%) SAP CS
8 4 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.51%) Oracle BRM
8 4 (0.51%) SAP EWM
9 3 (0.38%) Temenos T24
9 3 (0.38%) Agresso
9 3 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.89%) SuccessFactors
1 7 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.38%) SaaS
4 2 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.05%) HTTP
2 18 (2.29%) Internet
3 9 (1.15%) SAN
4 7 (0.89%) X.400
4 7 (0.89%) X.500
4 7 (0.89%) FTP
4 7 (0.89%) Firewall
5 6 (0.76%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.76%) SMTP
6 5 (0.64%) RTP
7 4 (0.51%) GSM
8 3 (0.38%) DAB
9 2 (0.25%) SSL
9 2 (0.25%) LAN
9 2 (0.25%) WAN
9 2 (0.25%) NAS
9 2 (0.25%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.13%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.13%) VLAN
10 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (14.12%) SQL Server
2 54 (6.87%) Relational Database
3 43 (5.47%) RDBMS
4 29 (3.69%) Oracle Database
5 26 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (2.67%) MySQL
8 20 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
11 13 (1.65%) NoSQL
12 12 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (1.15%) DB2
14 8 (1.02%) Hadoop
15 7 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
16 6 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
17 5 (0.64%) PowerCenter
17 5 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 68 (8.65%) Selenium
2 60 (7.63%) JIRA
3 47 (5.98%) Subversion
4 34 (4.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 32 (4.07%) Jenkins
5 32 (4.07%) Cucumber
6 31 (3.94%) JUnit
7 28 (3.56%) Ant
8 26 (3.31%) SoapUI
9 24 (3.05%) NUnit
9 24 (3.05%) Git (software)
10 23 (2.93%) SpecFlow
11 18 (2.29%) Maven
12 16 (2.04%) LoadRunner
13 15 (1.91%) Rational Rose
13 15 (1.91%) QuickTest Pro
14 14 (1.78%) GoogleTest
15 13 (1.65%) WATIR
15 13 (1.65%) CppUnit
15 13 (1.65%) WebDriver
General
1 209 (26.59%) Finance
2 60 (7.63%) Banking
3 50 (6.36%) Billing
4 31 (3.94%) Manufacturing
5 25 (3.18%) Retail
6 21 (2.67%) Back Office
7 18 (2.29%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.91%) Investment Banking
9 13 (1.65%) Front Office
10 12 (1.53%) Military
11 10 (1.27%) Financial Institution
12 9 (1.15%) French Language
12 9 (1.15%) Publishing
13 8 (1.02%) Legal
14 7 (0.89%) Marketing
15 6 (0.76%) Advertising
15 6 (0.76%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.64%) Dutch Language
16 5 (0.64%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.51%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 201 (25.57%) Analyst
2 192 (24.43%) Developer
3 125 (15.90%) Test Analyst
4 88 (11.20%) Tester
5 68 (8.65%) Test Manager
6 63 (8.02%) Consultant
7 48 (6.11%) SAP Consultant
8 33 (4.20%) Java Developer
9 31 (3.94%) Business Analyst
10 29 (3.69%) Systems Analyst
11 25 (3.18%) Senior Analyst
11 25 (3.18%) Senior Developer
12 23 (2.93%) Test Leader
13 21 (2.67%) Test Engineer
14 20 (2.54%) Senior Test Analyst
14 20 (2.54%) Systems Tester
14 20 (2.54%) SAP ISU Consultant
14 20 (2.54%) Automation Tester
15 19 (2.42%) Architect
16 18 (2.29%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (13.87%) XML
2 100 (12.72%) .NET
3 94 (11.96%) Web Services
4 62 (7.89%) HTML
5 50 (6.36%) SOAP
6 46 (5.85%) CSS
7 39 (4.96%) Spring
8 37 (4.71%) REST
8 37 (4.71%) ASP.NET
9 32 (4.07%) jQuery
10 31 (3.94%) Middleware
11 27 (3.44%) XSD
12 25 (3.18%) Ajax
13 23 (2.93%) JSP
14 20 (2.54%) Spring MVC
15 19 (2.42%) J2EE
16 18 (2.29%) Oracle Fusion
17 17 (2.16%) XSLT
18 15 (1.91%) Hibernate
19 14 (1.78%) Motif
Miscellaneous
1 46 (5.85%) Management Information System
2 33 (4.20%) Derivative
3 20 (2.54%) Data Conversion
4 16 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (1.91%) Mobile App
5 15 (1.91%) Open Source
6 12 (1.53%) iPad
7 11 (1.40%) NHS
8 10 (1.27%) CMDB
8 10 (1.27%) SWIFT
9 9 (1.15%) Equity Derivative
10 8 (1.02%) N-Tier
11 7 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (0.89%) Fixed Income
12 5 (0.64%) Market Risk
12 5 (0.64%) PACS
13 4 (0.51%) Equities
13 4 (0.51%) Blackberry
13 4 (0.51%) Smartcard
13 4 (0.51%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 77 (9.80%) UNIX
2 76 (9.67%) Linux
3 64 (8.14%) Windows
4 20 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (1.53%) Windows 7
6 12 (1.53%) Apple iOS
7 11 (1.40%) Windows 8
7 11 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (1.40%) Windows XP
8 9 (1.15%) Android
9 7 (0.89%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.51%) SUSE
10 4 (0.51%) HPUX
11 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.13%) Solaris
11 1 (0.13%) AIX
11 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (23.54%) User Acceptance Testing
2 153 (19.47%) Test Scripting
3 127 (16.16%) Agile Software Development
4 98 (12.47%) Unit Testing
5 83 (10.56%) System Testing
6 82 (10.43%) Test Strategy
7 81 (10.31%) TDD
8 78 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
9 73 (9.29%) Software Testing
9 73 (9.29%) Scrum
10 68 (8.65%) SOA
11 62 (7.89%) Test Management
12 61 (7.76%) OO
13 60 (7.63%) Test Automation
14 59 (7.51%) Migration
15 56 (7.12%) BDD
16 54 (6.87%) E-Commerce
16 54 (6.87%) Project Management
17 52 (6.62%) CRM
18 51 (6.49%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 187 (23.79%) SQL
2 171 (21.76%) Java
3 67 (8.52%) C#
4 61 (7.76%) JavaScript
5 30 (3.82%) C
6 29 (3.69%) Ruby
7 25 (3.18%) PL/SQL
8 23 (2.93%) Python
9 22 (2.80%) PHP
10 18 (2.29%) VB.NET
10 18 (2.29%) T-SQL
11 17 (2.16%) C++
12 14 (1.78%) VBScript
12 14 (1.78%) ABAP
13 12 (1.53%) VBA
14 11 (1.40%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.27%) PowerShell
16 9 (1.15%) Perl
17 8 (1.02%) VB
18 7 (0.89%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 110 (13.99%) Security Cleared
2 84 (10.69%) ISEB
3 78 (9.92%) SC Cleared
4 61 (7.76%) Degree
5 42 (5.34%) ISTQB
6 25 (3.18%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.64%) Postgraduate
8 4 (0.51%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.51%) PMP
8 4 (0.51%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.38%) IIBA
9 3 (0.38%) OCAJ
9 3 (0.38%) OCP
9 3 (0.38%) OCA
9 3 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.25%) CCIE
10 2 (0.25%) CCNP
10 2 (0.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (11.07%) QA
2 6 (0.76%) DO-178B
3 4 (0.51%) ISO 14001
3 4 (0.51%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.38%) Basel III
5 2 (0.25%) FINREP
6 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.13%) EMIR
6 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.13%) COREP
6 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
1 12 (1.53%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.89%) Forefront TMG
3 7 (0.89%) XenApp
3 7 (0.89%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.76%) vSphere
4 6 (0.76%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (0.51%) KVM
6 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 47 (5.98%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (1.65%) SCCM
3 8 (1.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 7 (0.89%) Puppet
5 6 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (0.76%) ZENworks
6 5 (0.64%) MOM
7 4 (0.51%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.51%) Nagios
7 4 (0.51%) Ganglia
7 4 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.38%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.38%) Control-M
9 2 (0.25%) SCOM
9 2 (0.25%) SCDPM
9 2 (0.25%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.25%) SCSM
9 2 (0.25%) AppDNA
10 1 (0.13%) Netcool
Vendors
1 140 (17.81%) Oracle
2 101 (12.85%) SAP
3 85 (10.81%) Microsoft
4 44 (5.60%) HP
5 23 (2.93%) Salesforce.com
6 19 (2.42%) TIBCO
7 16 (2.04%) hybris
8 15 (1.91%) VMware
8 15 (1.91%) IBM
8 15 (1.91%) Sybase
9 11 (1.40%) Green Hat
9 11 (1.40%) Citrix
9 11 (1.40%) JBoss
10 10 (1.27%) Adobe
11 8 (1.02%) webMethods
12 7 (0.89%) Reuters
12 7 (0.89%) Informatica
13 6 (0.76%) Capita
13 6 (0.76%) Serena
13 6 (0.76%) Business Objects
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + Market rates
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £150 - £160 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Consol Partners
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Engineering
Rate: £38 - £42 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £440 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £275.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Intapeople
Rate: €220 to €280 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Sussex
Executive Resource Group Ltd
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day direct - no agency margin.
Posted: 8 days ago
Lancashire
DP Connect
Rate: £415 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago