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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 81 75 67
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 18 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.09% 0.79% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.09% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 5
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£450 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
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
1226 1012 684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.35% 72.65% 70.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 530 334
Average daily rate £375 £365 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +11.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 38 47
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.03 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -16.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.52 £12.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.29 £74.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 14 (38.89%) Oracle
2 10 (27.78%) Test Scripting
3 9 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (25.00%) Finance
3 9 (25.00%) SAP
4 8 (22.22%) SOAP
4 8 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 8 (22.22%) Test Management
4 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 8 (22.22%) QA
4 8 (22.22%) SoapUI
4 8 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 7 (19.44%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (19.44%) SAP Implementation
5 7 (19.44%) Workflow
5 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (19.44%) Retail
6 6 (16.67%) SAP Payroll
6 6 (16.67%) SAP HR
6 6 (16.67%) Web Services
6 6 (16.67%) ERP
6 6 (16.67%) Oracle Retail
6 6 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (13.89%) Project Management
7 5 (13.89%) HP
7 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
8 4 (11.11%) JIRA
8 4 (11.11%) SAP Basis
8 4 (11.11%) Software Testing

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.56%) Confluence
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.78%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (2.78%) CMS
3 1 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) SAP Payroll
1 6 (16.67%) SAP HR
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (5.56%) TRIRIGA
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.78%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) MS Access
3 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.78%) QlikView
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) SoapUI
2 4 (11.11%) JIRA
3 3 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (8.33%) Selenium
3 3 (8.33%) QAComplete
4 2 (5.56%) Subversion
4 2 (5.56%) JUnit
5 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.78%) Zephyr
5 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Retail
3 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.56%) Marketing
5 2 (5.56%) Banking
5 2 (5.56%) Electronics
6 1 (2.78%) Back Office
6 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.78%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.78%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Test Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) SAP Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Tester
3 6 (16.67%) SAP HR Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Functional Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Functional Test Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.56%) Hybris Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.56%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) SOAP
2 6 (16.67%) Web Services
3 4 (11.11%) SAP Basis
3 4 (11.11%) XML
4 3 (8.33%) Ajax
4 3 (8.33%) jQuery
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (5.56%) Spring MVC
5 2 (5.56%) Spring
5 2 (5.56%) .NET
5 2 (5.56%) J2EE
5 2 (5.56%) HTML
5 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.56%) CSS
5 2 (5.56%) JSP
5 2 (5.56%) XSD
6 1 (2.78%) NHibernate
6 1 (2.78%) WCF
6 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.56%) Mainframe
1 2 (5.56%) DTV
1 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) Life Science
2 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) UNIX
2 1 (2.78%) HPUX
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Test Scripting
2 9 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 8 (22.22%) Test Management
3 8 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 7 (19.44%) SAP Implementation
4 7 (19.44%) Workflow
4 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.67%) ERP
5 6 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (13.89%) Project Management
7 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
8 3 (8.33%) MVC
8 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.33%) Scrum
8 3 (8.33%) System Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Performance Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Test Planning
8 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.78%) C
3 1 (2.78%) C#
3 1 (2.78%) C++
3 1 (2.78%) VB
3 1 (2.78%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 3 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.78%) ISEB
5 1 (2.78%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Oracle
2 9 (25.00%) SAP
3 5 (13.89%) HP
4 2 (5.56%) hybris
4 2 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (2.78%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.78%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.78%) Serena
5 1 (2.78%) Sitecore