The table below looks at the statistics for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 54 62 71
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.44% 0.47% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.69% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£210 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.11% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.40%
Integration Testing
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
500 432 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.75% 67.50% 68.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 227 349
Average daily rate £405 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 34
Average hourly rate £33.50 £20.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.50% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.35 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Integration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Integration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Integration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Integration Testing
East of England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) DTS
1 2 (40.00%) FTP
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) DHTML
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (40.00%) VBScript
1 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) DTS
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) DHTML
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) WinForms
1 2 (40.00%) Ajax
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Use Case
1 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Database Tuning
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (40.00%) VBScript
1 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle