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 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 38 45 33
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 10 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.49% 0.93% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.18% 1.18% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £288 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £362 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £34.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.10% +15.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £38.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
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
314 339 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 78.11% 78.84% 66.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 231 90
Average daily rate £450 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £662 £550 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 16 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £20.35 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.00 £47.40 £47.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 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
Preston - 7 - - 6
Integration Testing
North West

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 12 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 12 (80.00%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (73.33%) Unit Testing
3 10 (66.67%) UML
4 9 (60.00%) C++
5 8 (53.33%) Ada
6 5 (33.33%) Windows
6 5 (33.33%) MS Office
6 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 5 (33.33%) VectorCAST
7 4 (26.67%) Rational Rhapsody
7 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
7 4 (26.67%) OO
7 4 (26.67%) Unix
7 4 (26.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (26.67%) Serena
8 2 (13.33%) Degree
8 2 (13.33%) SDLC
8 2 (13.33%) DO-178B
8 2 (13.33%) Avionics
8 2 (13.33%) HOOD
8 2 (13.33%) Finance
8 2 (13.33%) Aerospace
8 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
8 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
8 2 (13.33%) HND
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (13.33%) Programme Management

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (33.33%) VectorCAST
3 4 (26.67%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (6.67%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (13.33%) Aerospace
1 2 (13.33%) Avionics
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Ada Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Ada Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C++ Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) DOORS Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Environment Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) JSF
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (73.33%) Unit Testing
3 10 (66.67%) UML
4 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
4 4 (26.67%) OO
4 4 (26.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (13.33%) HOOD
5 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
6 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
6 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) ERP
6 1 (6.67%) RAD
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C++
2 8 (53.33%) Ada
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Serena
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
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