The table below looks at the statistics for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integration Testing
Rank 47 31 45
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +14
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 2 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.53% 2.94% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 3.65% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 6
Median daily rate £321 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.21% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £318 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £392 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.09 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+27.71% +3.89%
Integration Testing
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
287 274 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 75.53% 80.59% 79.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 193 203
Median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £239 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 26 33
Median hourly rate £43.00 £31.40 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.94% +25.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £12.35 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £69.07 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing Integration Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Integration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Integration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Integration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool -6 1 £255 -29.65%
Chorley -7 1 £388 +24.00%
Integration Testing
North West

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 7 (50.00%) C++
2 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) UML
3 4 (28.57%) Ada
3 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) SDLC
4 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 3 (21.43%) Middleware
4 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
4 3 (21.43%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (14.29%) Aerospace
5 2 (14.29%) MS Office
5 2 (14.29%) QA
5 2 (14.29%) Degree
5 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (14.29%) CaliberRM
5 2 (14.29%) Avionics
6 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
6 1 (7.14%) VectorCAST
6 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (7.14%) DO-178B

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
3 2 (14.29%) CaliberRM
3 2 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (7.14%) VectorCAST
General
1 2 (14.29%) Aerospace
1 2 (14.29%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Ada Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
1 4 (28.57%) Tester
2 3 (21.43%) Ada Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) DOORS Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Tester
4 1 (7.14%) ABAP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Environment Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Tester
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) JSF
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
1 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) UML
2 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (21.43%) SDLC
3 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
4 1 (7.14%) HOOD
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (28.57%) Ada
3 1 (7.14%) ABAP
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) HND
4 1 (7.14%) ISEB
4 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) HP
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) SAP
1 1 (7.14%) Serena