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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 42 45 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 8 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.75% 1.97% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 2.74% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 0
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£375 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £328 £358
% change year-on-year
+10.89% -8.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%
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
362 329 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 79.21% 71.83% 65.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 208 71
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 £296 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 24 8
Average hourly rate £37.00 £23.15 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.82% +21.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.19 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £33.62 £109.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Integration Testing across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 May 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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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 -1 7 £375 -25.00% 1
Preston - 1 - -
Integration Testing
North West

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 6 (54.55%) COBOL
1 6 (54.55%) RDBMS
1 6 (54.55%) Migration
1 6 (54.55%) Automated Testing
1 6 (54.55%) QA
1 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (54.55%) VME
1 6 (54.55%) Data Conversion
1 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
2 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) UML
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) ClearCase
5 1 (9.09%) Ada
5 1 (9.09%) SOAP
5 1 (9.09%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) XML
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) HND
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) RDBMS
1 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
2 1 (9.09%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Test Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Migration
1 6 (54.55%) Automated Testing
1 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) UML
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) COBOL
2 1 (9.09%) Ada
2 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) HND
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
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