The table below looks at the statistics for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 78 70 71
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 11 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.73% 0.65% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.92% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
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£450 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £327 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.19% -9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +2.77%
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1113 873 687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.42% 70.46% 72.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 446 351
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 42
Average hourly rate £16.61 £17.30 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.98% -1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.69 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Integration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Integration Testing across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Integration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing across the Manchester region.

Integration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (31.03%) SAP
2 8 (27.59%) Oracle
2 8 (27.59%) Test Scripting
3 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
3 7 (24.14%) QA
3 7 (24.14%) SAP Implementation
3 7 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (20.69%) SAP HR
4 6 (20.69%) SOAP
4 6 (20.69%) Test Management
4 6 (20.69%) Workflow
4 6 (20.69%) Finance
4 6 (20.69%) SAP Payroll
4 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 6 (20.69%) SoapUI
4 6 (20.69%) Test Strategy
5 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
5 5 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (17.24%) ERP
6 4 (13.79%) Web Services
6 4 (13.79%) Project Management
6 4 (13.79%) HP
6 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Retail
6 4 (13.79%) SAP Basis
6 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
6 4 (13.79%) Functional Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) Confluence
3 1 (3.45%) CMS
3 1 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.45%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) SAP HR
1 6 (20.69%) SAP Payroll
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (10.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (6.90%) TRIRIGA
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) QlikView
3 1 (3.45%) MS Access
3 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) SoapUI
2 3 (10.34%) JIRA
3 2 (6.90%) JUnit
3 2 (6.90%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (6.90%) Selenium
3 2 (6.90%) Subversion
4 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.45%) QAComplete
4 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Retail
3 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.90%) Electronics
4 2 (6.90%) Marketing
5 1 (3.45%) General Ledger
5 1 (3.45%) Billing
5 1 (3.45%) Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Test Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) SAP Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Technical Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) SAP HR Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Tester
4 4 (13.79%) Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Functional Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Functional Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.90%) Hybris Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Lead Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Sitecore Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) SAP Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.45%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) SOAP
2 4 (13.79%) Web Services
2 4 (13.79%) SAP Basis
3 3 (10.34%) Ajax
3 3 (10.34%) jQuery
3 3 (10.34%) XML
4 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.90%) CSS
4 2 (6.90%) JSP
4 2 (6.90%) HTML
4 2 (6.90%) .NET
4 2 (6.90%) J2EE
4 2 (6.90%) XSD
4 2 (6.90%) Spring MVC
4 2 (6.90%) Spring
5 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.45%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (3.45%) REST
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.45%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.90%) DTV
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Life Science
2 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) UNIX
2 1 (3.45%) SUSE
2 1 (3.45%) HPUX
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Test Scripting
2 7 (24.14%) SAP Implementation
2 7 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (20.69%) Test Management
3 6 (20.69%) Workflow
3 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 6 (20.69%) Test Strategy
4 5 (17.24%) ERP
5 4 (13.79%) Project Management
5 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Functional Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Test Planning
6 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
6 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Scrum
6 3 (10.34%) Performance Testing
6 3 (10.34%) MVC
6 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.90%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Java
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Groovy
2 1 (3.45%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 1 (3.45%) C
2 1 (3.45%) C#
2 1 (3.45%) C++
2 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
4 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) SAP
2 8 (27.59%) Oracle
3 4 (13.79%) HP
4 2 (6.90%) IBM
4 2 (6.90%) hybris
5 1 (3.45%) Serena
5 1 (3.45%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.45%) Business Objects