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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 45 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 3 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.66% 0.60% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.87% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£353 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 - £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 - £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £31.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.40%
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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
364 115 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 79.82% 68.86% 53.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 65 103
Average daily rate £400 £275 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -20.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £201 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 6 14
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.68 £20.00 £20.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) UML
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Management
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
1 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Test Management
1 1 (25.00%) System Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Integration Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Functional Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) E-Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) UML
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Data Management
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Test Management
1 1 (25.00%) System Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C++
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle