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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integration Testing
Rank 36 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 18 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.13% 0.31% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.42% 0.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £362 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £49.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £38.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
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
407 473 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 70.66% 74.49% 72.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 255 254
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 24 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 6 - -
St Albans - 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead +5 1 - - 1
Integration Testing
East of England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 17 (68.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (36.00%) Ada
3 7 (28.00%) MATLAB
3 7 (28.00%) Simulink
3 7 (28.00%) Ada 95
4 6 (24.00%) C
4 6 (24.00%) C++
4 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (20.00%) Serena
5 5 (20.00%) Linux
5 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (16.00%) Rational Rhapsody
6 4 (16.00%) UML
6 4 (16.00%) Web Services
6 4 (16.00%) XML
7 3 (12.00%) Embedded C
7 3 (12.00%) Embedded C++
7 3 (12.00%) LabWindows
7 3 (12.00%) JIRA
7 3 (12.00%) RS-422
8 2 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
8 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (8.00%) BPEL
8 2 (8.00%) REST
8 2 (8.00%) Change Control
8 2 (8.00%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) LabWindows
2 2 (8.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) RS-422
2 1 (4.00%) LTE
2 1 (4.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (12.00%) JIRA
3 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (8.00%) Banking
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Manual Test Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) SOA Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Ada Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Ada Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Developer
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL Service Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior RAN Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) SOA Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Web Services
1 4 (16.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (8.00%) Middleware
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (8.00%) REST
2 2 (8.00%) SOAP
2 2 (8.00%) WinForms
2 2 (8.00%) WPF
2 2 (8.00%) WSDL
2 2 (8.00%) XSD
2 2 (8.00%) XSLT
3 1 (4.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (16.00%) UML
5 2 (8.00%) BPEL
5 2 (8.00%) Change Control
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) ITSM
5 2 (8.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Service Management
5 2 (8.00%) SOA
5 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Case Management
6 1 (4.00%) Content Management
6 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Test Management
6 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) Ada
2 7 (28.00%) Ada 95
2 7 (28.00%) MATLAB
3 6 (24.00%) C
3 6 (24.00%) C++
4 3 (12.00%) Embedded C
4 3 (12.00%) Embedded C++
5 2 (8.00%) C#
6 1 (4.00%) Erlang
6 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ISEB
1 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Serena
2 2 (8.00%) BMC
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Remedy
3 1 (4.00%) Huawei
3 1 (4.00%) Nokia