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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 44 22 39
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +17
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.93% 0.66% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.94% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£375 - £281
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 - £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 - £296
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £24.25 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+34.02% -40.85%
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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
332 106 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 77.21% 70.20% 58.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 55 129
Average daily rate £425 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.78% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 2 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.96% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £13.00 £21.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.00 £20.00 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (37.50%) CaliberRM
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (37.50%) QA
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (12.50%) Curam
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Local Government
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) CaliberRM
2 1 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Integration Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) E-Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Knowledge Management
1 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Data Management
2 1 (12.50%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
2 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) System Testing
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Curam
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle