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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 43 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.68% 0.49% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.74% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£300 - £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £34.75 £30.00 £31.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.83% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.95 £30.00 £31.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.55 £30.00 £31.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
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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
343 135 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 77.95% 65.85% 57.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 75 105
Average daily rate £400 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £213 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 12
Average hourly rate £34.02 £37.00 £20.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.05% +83.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.35 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £31.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 2 (33.33%) UML
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
2 1 (16.67%) Local Government
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) QMS
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
2 1 (16.67%) Ada
2 1 (16.67%) C++

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (16.67%) Local Government
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) E-Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) UML
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) QMS
2 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Ada
1 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle