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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 73 69 76
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 29 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.55% 1.30% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 1.70% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £310 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £323 £274
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £70.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -42.85%
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
1450 1002 878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 77.25% 76.66% 73.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 597 469
Average daily rate £388 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 45
Average hourly rate £33.64 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.26% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £38.00 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton 0 1 - -
Sale - 1 £330 -
Salford - 1 £645 -
Integration Testing
North West

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 23 (58.97%) System Integration Testing
2 13 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 12 (30.77%) Performance Testing
4 11 (28.21%) ISEB
5 10 (25.64%) Oracle
6 9 (23.08%) SAP
7 8 (20.51%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (20.51%) Finance
8 7 (17.95%) Workflow
8 7 (17.95%) IBM
8 7 (17.95%) HP
8 7 (17.95%) Security Testing
8 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
8 7 (17.95%) SAP Implementation
8 7 (17.95%) Release Management
8 7 (17.95%) ISEB Practitioner
8 7 (17.95%) ISTQB
8 7 (17.95%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (17.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 6 (15.38%) Retail
9 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (15.38%) SAP HR
9 6 (15.38%) SAP Payroll
10 5 (12.82%) Teradata
10 5 (12.82%) Migration
10 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (12.82%) Data Migration
10 5 (12.82%) Statistical Analysis
10 5 (12.82%) WebSphere
10 5 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 5 (12.82%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.56%) Apache
2 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (2.56%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (15.38%) SAP HR
1 6 (15.38%) SAP Payroll
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (5.13%) ResourceLink
3 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.56%) SAP PS
3 1 (2.56%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.56%) MS Access
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Rational Performance Tester
1 2 (5.13%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (2.56%) TestNG
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.56%) Appium
2 1 (2.56%) IntelliJ
2 1 (2.56%) JMeter
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Publishing
4 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Test Leader
3 7 (17.95%) Architect
3 7 (17.95%) Test Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) SAP Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) SAP HR Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Integration Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.13%) SAP Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Performance Test Leader
7 1 (2.56%) UAT Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Sitecore Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Non-Functional Tester
7 1 (2.56%) SAP Project Manager
7 1 (2.56%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) CRM Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) SAP Basis
2 3 (7.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (5.13%) .NET
3 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.56%) Web Services
4 1 (2.56%) jQuery
4 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.56%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.56%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (2.56%) REST
4 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.56%) Ajax
4 1 (2.56%) NHibernate
4 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Life Science
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) UNIX
2 1 (2.56%) HPUX
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) SUSE
2 1 (2.56%) Android
2 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) System Integration Testing
2 13 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 12 (30.77%) Performance Testing
4 8 (20.51%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (17.95%) Security Testing
5 7 (17.95%) Release Management
5 7 (17.95%) SAP Implementation
5 7 (17.95%) Workflow
6 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (12.82%) Data Migration
7 5 (12.82%) Migration
7 5 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (12.82%) Statistical Analysis
8 4 (10.26%) Scrum
8 4 (10.26%) ITIL
9 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (7.69%) Automated Testing
9 3 (7.69%) E-business
10 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (5.13%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) C
1 1 (2.56%) C#
1 1 (2.56%) C++
1 1 (2.56%) Java
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
1 1 (2.56%) VB
1 1 (2.56%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) ISEB
2 7 (17.95%) ISEB Practitioner
2 7 (17.95%) ISTQB
2 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 4 (10.26%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (12.82%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Oracle
2 9 (23.08%) SAP
3 7 (17.95%) IBM
3 7 (17.95%) HP
4 5 (12.82%) Teradata
5 4 (10.26%) Green Hat
6 1 (2.56%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.56%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.56%) Serena