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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Integration Testing
North West / Lancashire
Rank 29 40 44
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 10 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.00% 1.34% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.78% 1.66% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £475 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Median hourly rate £49.50 £40.00 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.75% +15.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £40.00 £32.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £36.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.63 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+14.41% +6.25%

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
209 302 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 83.60% 81.18% 82.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 218 251
Median daily rate £375 £451 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.85% +12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £750 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 32 21
Median hourly rate £49.50 £40.00 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.75% +22.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £35.00 £23.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.03 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing Integration Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston 0 5 - -
Blackpool - 5 £475 -
Integration Testing
North West

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 11 (61.11%) C
1 11 (61.11%) Perl
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 7 (38.89%) Automated Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
3 7 (38.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (38.89%) Virtual Team
4 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 6 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (33.33%) .NET
4 6 (33.33%) C#
4 6 (33.33%) Java
4 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (33.33%) Python
4 6 (33.33%) ERP
4 6 (33.33%) Ruby
5 5 (27.78%) StarTeam
5 5 (27.78%) Degree
5 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
5 5 (27.78%) VME
5 5 (27.78%) HOOD
5 5 (27.78%) ICL
5 5 (27.78%) TDD
5 5 (27.78%) Ada
5 5 (27.78%) HP

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) IaaS
1 3 (16.67%) PaaS
1 3 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.56%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (27.78%) Rational Rhapsody
1 5 (27.78%) StarTeam
1 5 (27.78%) VectorCAST
2 3 (16.67%) ClearCase
3 1 (5.56%) ClearQuest
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) Rational Robot
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 5 (27.78%) Avionics
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Aerospace
3 2 (11.11%) General Ledger
3 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Lead Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Test Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) COBOL Developer
5 2 (11.11%) QA Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Mainframe Developer
6 1 (5.56%) QA Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Software Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Virtual Team
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 7 (38.89%) Automated Testing
3 6 (33.33%) ERP
3 6 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 5 (27.78%) HOOD
4 5 (27.78%) SDLC
4 5 (27.78%) TDD
4 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Hazard Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) UML
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) Change Management
6 3 (16.67%) Data Management
6 3 (16.67%) High Availability
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) Open Source
6 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 2 (11.11%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C
1 11 (61.11%) Perl
2 6 (33.33%) C#
2 6 (33.33%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (33.33%) Python
2 6 (33.33%) Ruby
2 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) Ada
3 5 (27.78%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) Degree
3 4 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
6 1 (5.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) HP
2 5 (27.78%) ICL
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft