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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 231 266 272
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +6
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 433 329 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.89% 0.71% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.97% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 174 188
Average daily rate
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£363 £425 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £559 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £48.84 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.21% +22.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £48.84 £29.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £48.84 £48.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £38.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36184 34070 37593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.46% 73.31% 71.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 22865 21114 22100
Average daily rate £405 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +3.12%
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 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1063 1001 1360
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.84 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +4 186 £450 -8.86% 29
South East +4 73 £328 -6.42% 18
West Midlands +7 39 £365 -30.47% 1
East of England +14 37 £450 +50.00% 9
South West -15 26 £350 +12.00% 9
North West +1 23 £323 -14.00% 5
Yorkshire +11 19 £295 -6.34% 6
East Midlands +11 18 £350 +26.12% 4
North East -13 8 £350 -9.09% 1
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Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 242 (26.51%) User Acceptance Testing
2 236 (25.85%) SQL
3 221 (24.21%) Finance
4 216 (23.66%) Test Scripting
5 173 (18.95%) Java
6 156 (17.09%) SQL Server
7 144 (15.77%) QA
8 139 (15.22%) Oracle
9 138 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
10 134 (14.68%) Microsoft
11 122 (13.36%) ISEB
12 115 (12.60%) Unit Testing
13 107 (11.72%) .NET
13 107 (11.72%) SAP
14 104 (11.39%) XML
14 104 (11.39%) Security Cleared
15 101 (11.06%) System Testing
16 100 (10.95%) Scrum
17 95 (10.41%) HP Quality Center
18 92 (10.08%) ISTQB
19 89 (9.75%) Degree
20 88 (9.64%) Software Testing
21 87 (9.53%) Test Management
21 87 (9.53%) UNIX
22 86 (9.42%) Web Services
23 83 (9.09%) Test Strategy
24 82 (8.98%) Linux
24 82 (8.98%) Banking
25 81 (8.87%) TDD
25 81 (8.87%) C#

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 39 (4.27%) Tomcat
2 36 (3.94%) SharePoint
3 30 (3.29%) IIS
4 29 (3.18%) Confluence
5 28 (3.07%) BizTalk Server
6 22 (2.41%) Apache
7 20 (2.19%) CMS
7 20 (2.19%) WebSphere
8 13 (1.42%) WebLogic
9 11 (1.20%) Lync
9 11 (1.20%) Tuxedo
10 8 (0.88%) MS Exchange
11 7 (0.77%) WebLogic Integration
12 6 (0.66%) SAS
12 6 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (0.66%) Adobe CQ
13 5 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (0.55%) Oracle Service Bus
14 4 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 74 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 34 (3.72%) MS Office
3 10 (1.10%) Photoshop
3 10 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.66%) MS Project
6 5 (0.55%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.11%) Mingle
7 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 26 (2.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (2.08%) SAP IS-U
3 15 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 11 (1.20%) SAP SD
5 9 (0.99%) SAP HR
5 9 (0.99%) SAP FI-CA
6 8 (0.88%) TRIRIGA
6 8 (0.88%) SAP MRS
7 7 (0.77%) SAP FI
7 7 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.66%) RMDS
9 5 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
9 5 (0.55%) SAP CO
10 4 (0.44%) SAP PM
10 4 (0.44%) Maximo
10 4 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.44%) Agresso
11 3 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
11 3 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
11 3 (0.33%) SAP CS
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.77%) SuccessFactors
3 6 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.22%) SaaS
4 2 (0.22%) PaaS
5 1 (0.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.63%) HTTP
2 17 (1.86%) Internet
3 16 (1.75%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.42%) Firewall
4 13 (1.42%) FTP
5 11 (1.20%) Ethernet
6 10 (1.10%) X.400
6 10 (1.10%) X.500
7 9 (0.99%) DVB
8 8 (0.88%) SMTP
8 8 (0.88%) VLAN
9 6 (0.66%) Unified Communications
10 5 (0.55%) LDAP
11 4 (0.44%) GSM
11 4 (0.44%) LAN
11 4 (0.44%) DNS
12 3 (0.33%) DHCP
12 3 (0.33%) WAN
12 3 (0.33%) SAN
12 3 (0.33%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (17.09%) SQL Server
2 53 (5.81%) Relational Database
3 42 (4.60%) RDBMS
4 37 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
4 37 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (3.83%) MySQL
6 34 (3.72%) Oracle Database
7 32 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 28 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 20 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (0.88%) NoSQL
11 8 (0.88%) DB2
11 8 (0.88%) MS Access
12 7 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (0.77%) Oracle BI EE
13 6 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (0.55%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 65 (7.12%) JIRA
2 56 (6.13%) Selenium
2 56 (6.13%) Subversion
3 47 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 41 (4.49%) JUnit
5 39 (4.27%) Cucumber
6 29 (3.18%) SpecFlow
7 27 (2.96%) SoapUI
8 21 (2.30%) Ant
8 21 (2.30%) QuickTest Pro
8 21 (2.30%) NUnit
9 20 (2.19%) Git (software)
10 19 (2.08%) Rational Rose
11 17 (1.86%) Jenkins
12 15 (1.64%) Visual Studio
13 13 (1.42%) WebDriver
14 12 (1.31%) GoogleTest
14 12 (1.31%) Eclipse
15 11 (1.20%) ClearCase
15 11 (1.20%) WATIR
General
1 221 (24.21%) Finance
2 82 (8.98%) Banking
3 39 (4.27%) Manufacturing
4 34 (3.72%) Retail
5 25 (2.74%) Billing
6 23 (2.52%) Investment Banking
6 23 (2.52%) Back Office
7 15 (1.64%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.31%) Front Office
9 11 (1.20%) Advertising
9 11 (1.20%) Military
10 10 (1.10%) French Language
10 10 (1.10%) Automotive
11 8 (0.88%) Legal
11 8 (0.88%) Publishing
11 8 (0.88%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.77%) Electronics
12 7 (0.77%) Marketing
13 6 (0.66%) Dutch Language
14 5 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 282 (30.89%) Analyst
2 207 (22.67%) Developer
3 171 (18.73%) Test Analyst
4 96 (10.51%) Tester
5 62 (6.79%) Consultant
6 61 (6.68%) Test Manager
7 56 (6.13%) Business Analyst
8 42 (4.60%) SAP Consultant
9 33 (3.61%) Test Leader
10 31 (3.40%) Software Engineer
10 31 (3.40%) Systems Analyst
11 30 (3.29%) Test Engineer
12 24 (2.63%) Senior Developer
12 24 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
13 23 (2.52%) Java Developer
13 23 (2.52%) .NET Developer
14 22 (2.41%) Systems Tester
15 19 (2.08%) Senior Test Analyst
15 19 (2.08%) QA Tester
15 19 (2.08%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (11.72%) .NET
2 104 (11.39%) XML
3 86 (9.42%) Web Services
4 70 (7.67%) HTML
5 49 (5.37%) CSS
6 40 (4.38%) ASP.NET
6 40 (4.38%) Spring
7 37 (4.05%) SOAP
7 37 (4.05%) jQuery
8 29 (3.18%) REST
8 29 (3.18%) Spring MVC
9 28 (3.07%) XSD
9 28 (3.07%) JSP
9 28 (3.07%) Middleware
10 25 (2.74%) Ajax
11 24 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
12 18 (1.97%) .NET Framework
12 18 (1.97%) J2EE
13 16 (1.75%) RESTful
14 14 (1.53%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 61 (6.68%) Management Information System
2 28 (3.07%) Derivative
3 21 (2.30%) Mobile App
4 20 (2.19%) Data Integration
5 16 (1.75%) Open Source
5 16 (1.75%) Fixed Income
6 15 (1.64%) SWIFT
7 13 (1.42%) Client/Server
8 11 (1.20%) Market Risk
8 11 (1.20%) Data Conversion
9 10 (1.10%) Equity Derivative
9 10 (1.10%) STB
10 9 (0.99%) IPTV
10 9 (0.99%) Computer Science
11 8 (0.88%) N-Tier
11 8 (0.88%) Clustering
11 8 (0.88%) Video on Demand
12 7 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.77%) Mainframe
12 7 (0.77%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 87 (9.53%) UNIX
2 82 (8.98%) Linux
3 73 (8.00%) Windows
4 31 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (2.30%) Android
6 19 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (1.75%) Apple iOS
8 13 (1.42%) Windows 8
9 12 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (1.20%) Windows XP
11 9 (0.99%) HPUX
11 9 (0.99%) Solaris
11 9 (0.99%) SUSE
11 9 (0.99%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.77%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.22%) VMS
14 2 (0.22%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.11%) AIX
15 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (26.51%) User Acceptance Testing
2 216 (23.66%) Test Scripting
3 138 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
4 115 (12.60%) Unit Testing
5 101 (11.06%) System Testing
6 100 (10.95%) Scrum
7 88 (9.64%) Software Testing
8 87 (9.53%) Test Management
9 83 (9.09%) Test Strategy
10 81 (8.87%) TDD
11 70 (7.67%) OO
12 69 (7.56%) Test Automation
13 66 (7.23%) CRM
14 64 (7.01%) SOA
15 61 (6.68%) Project Management
16 60 (6.57%) Validation
16 60 (6.57%) Migration
17 59 (6.46%) E-Commerce
18 57 (6.24%) ETL
19 55 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 236 (25.85%) SQL
2 173 (18.95%) Java
3 81 (8.87%) C#
4 50 (5.48%) JavaScript
5 39 (4.27%) C
6 28 (3.07%) C++
7 27 (2.96%) Ruby
8 24 (2.63%) Perl
9 21 (2.30%) PHP
9 21 (2.30%) T-SQL
10 19 (2.08%) VBA
10 19 (2.08%) PowerShell
11 17 (1.86%) Python
11 17 (1.86%) VB.NET
11 17 (1.86%) PL/SQL
12 16 (1.75%) VBScript
12 16 (1.75%) Shell Script
13 14 (1.53%) ABAP
14 11 (1.20%) VB
15 10 (1.10%) VC++
Qualifications
1 122 (13.36%) ISEB
2 104 (11.39%) Security Cleared
3 92 (10.08%) ISTQB
4 89 (9.75%) Degree
5 72 (7.89%) SC Cleared
6 50 (5.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 21 (2.30%) DV Cleared
8 10 (1.10%) ISEB Practitioner
9 9 (0.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 5 (0.55%) PMP
10 5 (0.55%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.44%) OCP
11 4 (0.44%) OCA
11 4 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (0.44%) OCAJ
12 3 (0.33%) IIBA
12 3 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.22%) HND
13 2 (0.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (15.77%) QA
2 8 (0.88%) DO-178B
3 3 (0.33%) Basel III
3 3 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.22%) FINREP
5 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.11%) EMIR
5 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.11%) COREP
System Software
1 18 (1.97%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
3 10 (1.10%) Forefront TMG
4 9 (0.99%) vSphere
5 7 (0.77%) XenApp
6 6 (0.66%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.55%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.44%) KVM
9 3 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 95 (10.41%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (1.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (0.99%) SCCM
4 7 (0.77%) Puppet
5 5 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (0.44%) Nagios
6 4 (0.44%) ZENworks
6 4 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.44%) Ganglia
6 4 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.33%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.22%) CA LISA
8 2 (0.22%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.22%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.22%) SCSM
8 2 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.22%) SCOM
9 1 (0.11%) WebInspect
9 1 (0.11%) MOM
9 1 (0.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 139 (15.22%) Oracle
2 134 (14.68%) Microsoft
3 107 (11.72%) SAP
4 80 (8.76%) HP
5 25 (2.74%) hybris
6 24 (2.63%) TIBCO
7 22 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
8 20 (2.19%) IBM
9 15 (1.64%) VMware
10 12 (1.31%) Bloomberg
11 11 (1.20%) Sybase
12 10 (1.10%) Citrix
13 9 (0.99%) Informatica
13 9 (0.99%) Serena
13 9 (0.99%) Google
14 8 (0.88%) Zend
14 8 (0.88%) Clearswift
14 8 (0.88%) Remedy
14 8 (0.88%) JBoss
15 7 (0.77%) Siebel
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