The table below looks at the statistics for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integration Testing
Rank 47 58 59
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 10 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.65% 1.04% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 1.28% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £270 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £369 £318
% change year-on-year
-1.69% +16.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £38.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+22.07% -6.66%
Integration Testing
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
472 626 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 78.02% 81.62% 77.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 384 238
Average daily rate £338 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 8
Average hourly rate £33.36 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.60% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.10 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.41 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Integration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Integration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Integration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 12 (54.55%) SDLC
2 9 (40.91%) XML
3 8 (36.36%) HTTP
3 8 (36.36%) WSDL
3 8 (36.36%) XML Schema
3 8 (36.36%) SSL
3 8 (36.36%) SOAP
3 8 (36.36%) WebSphere
4 7 (31.82%) SQL
5 5 (22.73%) MQSeries
5 5 (22.73%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (22.73%) Finance
5 5 (22.73%) Change Management
5 5 (22.73%) Degree
5 5 (22.73%) Functional Testing
5 5 (22.73%) System Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 4 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Release Management
7 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.64%) VLE
7 3 (13.64%) Validation
7 3 (13.64%) Scrum
7 3 (13.64%) Cognizant
7 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
7 3 (13.64%) Data Privacy
7 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 8 (36.36%) WebSphere
2 5 (22.73%) MQSeries
3 2 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) HTTP
1 8 (36.36%) SSL
2 1 (4.55%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Selenium
1 3 (13.64%) WebDriver
2 2 (9.09%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) YouTrack
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Integration Specialist
2 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Test Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) WebSphere Specialist
4 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Developer
5 2 (9.09%) QA Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Business Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Environment Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Release Manager
6 1 (4.55%) RPG Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Software Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) XML
2 8 (36.36%) SOAP
2 8 (36.36%) WSDL
2 8 (36.36%) XML Schema
3 5 (22.73%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (4.55%) .NET
4 1 (4.55%) Middleware
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.64%) VLE
2 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) SDLC
2 5 (22.73%) Change Management
2 5 (22.73%) Functional Testing
2 5 (22.73%) System Testing
3 4 (18.18%) Release Management
3 4 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.64%) Data Privacy
4 3 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (13.64%) People Management
4 3 (13.64%) Scrum
4 3 (13.64%) Validation
5 2 (9.09%) Defect Management
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.55%) RPG
2 1 (4.55%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (4.55%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) Data Quality
2 2 (9.09%) QA
3 1 (4.55%) COBIT
3 1 (4.55%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Cognizant
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) IBM