The table below looks at the statistics for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 33 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.02% 1.57% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 2.34% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£108 £320 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.40% -28.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.88% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £70.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -42.85%
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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 Liverpool region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
223 128 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 76.11% 67.02% 75.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 76 83
Average daily rate £344 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £753 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £135.00 £26.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+409.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Integration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Integration Testing across the Liverpool region.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 8 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Regression Testing
2 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 5 (62.50%) Functional Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (50.00%) SDLC
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) UNIX
3 4 (50.00%) ISEB
4 3 (37.50%) ETL
4 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
4 3 (37.50%) Sybase
4 3 (37.50%) DB2
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) MySQL
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
4 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) System Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
1 3 (37.50%) DB2
1 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
2 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Integration Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Regression Testing
2 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 5 (62.50%) Functional Testing
3 4 (50.00%) SDLC
4 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
4 3 (37.50%) ETL
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) System Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) V-Model
6 1 (12.50%) Workflow Management
6 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 1 (12.50%) CRM
6 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) Sybase
2 2 (25.00%) HP