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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 35 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 13 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.38% 2.87% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 3.53% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 1
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£375 £429 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.53% +101.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.23%
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
312 397 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 81.04% 81.52% 59.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 226 69
Average daily rate £385 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £281 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 29 18
Average hourly rate £21.91 £23.15 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% -38.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £52.50 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
Blackpool +5 10 £375 +2.73%
Chorley - 1 £313 -
Preston - 1 - -
Integration Testing
North West

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 10 (62.50%) RDBMS
1 10 (62.50%) Migration
1 10 (62.50%) Relational Database
2 9 (56.25%) QA
2 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (56.25%) VME
2 9 (56.25%) Automated Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Data Conversion
2 9 (56.25%) COBOL
3 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (31.25%) Test Strategy
5 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) SDLC
6 3 (18.75%) Automation Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Degree
7 2 (12.50%) Java
7 2 (12.50%) Web Services
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 1 (6.25%) SOAP
8 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.25%) Scrum
8 1 (6.25%) VMware
8 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 1 (6.25%) Change Management
8 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) HOOD
8 1 (6.25%) XML

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 1 (6.25%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) RDBMS
1 10 (62.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Test Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) Java SE
2 1 (6.25%) Java EE
2 1 (6.25%) Java EE 5
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Camel
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Data Conversion
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Migration
2 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (56.25%) Automated Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (31.25%) Test Strategy
5 3 (18.75%) Automation Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) API Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) System Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) COBOL
2 2 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Ada
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) OCAJ
3 1 (6.25%) HND
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) OCP
3 1 (6.25%) OCA
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) VMware