The table below looks at the statistics for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 57 55 49
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.38% 0.17% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.23% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£363 £383 £481
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.22% -20.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £351
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +2.77%
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 Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
396 433 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 75.00% 73.27% 74.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 250 162
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 37 54
Average hourly rate £37.00 £30.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.31% -6.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Integration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Integration Testing across the Essex region.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Integration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing across the Essex region.

Integration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (33.33%) GDB
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) DSDM
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (33.33%) GDB
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) DSDM
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Ada
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Serena