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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 42 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 4 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.00% 0.36% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 0.65% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Average daily rate
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£350 - £334
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 - £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 - £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £70.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +101.43%
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
278 155 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 69.50% 55.16% 61.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 76 149
Average daily rate £375 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £350 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 11
Average hourly rate £25.92 £37.50 £51.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.89% -26.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 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.

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Last Year
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Integration Testing
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Integration Testing
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (53.33%) Finance
1 8 (53.33%) Validation
1 8 (53.33%) Test Strategy
2 6 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (33.33%) QA
3 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 5 (33.33%) HP
4 4 (26.67%) ISEB
4 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
4 4 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (26.67%) CaliberRM
4 4 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (20.00%) Curam
6 2 (13.33%) Data Validation
6 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
7 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.67%) SEO
7 1 (6.67%) SUSE
7 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
7 1 (6.67%) Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
7 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
7 1 (6.67%) HPUX
7 1 (6.67%) Linux
7 1 (6.67%) Apache
7 1 (6.67%) SOA

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.67%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) CaliberRM
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Project Leader
2 3 (20.00%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Integration Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) HPUX
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Validation
1 8 (53.33%) Test Strategy
2 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (13.33%) Data Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) SEO
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISEB
1 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
1 4 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (20.00%) Curam
3 1 (6.67%) TIBCO