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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 74 80 63
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -17
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 17 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.21% 0.26% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 0.35% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 4
Average daily rate
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£225 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £350 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £359 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -8.53%
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
1000 855 864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.17% 74.03% 70.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 450 431
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 44 49
Average hourly rate £16.75 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £48.70 £87.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
Altrincham - - - - 2
Stockport - - - -
Integration Testing
North West

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 18 (52.94%) Oracle
2 12 (35.29%) Retail
3 11 (32.35%) Regression Testing
3 11 (32.35%) Oracle Retail
4 10 (29.41%) Test Strategy
4 10 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (29.41%) Test Scripting
4 10 (29.41%) SoapUI
4 10 (29.41%) SOAP
5 9 (26.47%) Web Services
6 7 (20.59%) Finance
6 7 (20.59%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (17.65%) Selenium
7 6 (17.65%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (17.65%) Linux
7 6 (17.65%) Apache
7 6 (17.65%) Tomcat
8 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
8 5 (14.71%) HP
8 5 (14.71%) ISEB
8 5 (14.71%) QA
8 5 (14.71%) ISTQB
8 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
9 4 (11.76%) Zephyr
9 4 (11.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (11.76%) Release Management
9 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (11.76%) Workflow
9 4 (11.76%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (11.76%) Statistical Analysis

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (17.65%) Apache
1 6 (17.65%) Tomcat
2 4 (11.76%) WebLogic Integration
2 4 (11.76%) WebLogic
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (8.82%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Visio
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (8.82%) SAP BPC
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Wireless
1 4 (11.76%) FTP
2 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
2 4 (11.76%) MS Access
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (8.82%) SAP BW
4 2 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) SoapUI
2 6 (17.65%) Selenium
2 6 (17.65%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (11.76%) Zephyr
3 4 (11.76%) JIRA
4 2 (5.88%) QAComplete
5 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (35.29%) Retail
2 7 (20.59%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Billing
4 1 (2.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Analyst
2 9 (26.47%) Tester
3 7 (20.59%) Test Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Test Leader
5 4 (11.76%) Non-Functional Tester
5 4 (11.76%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) SAP Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Business Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) SAP BPC Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Operations Business Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Lead Tester
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Tester
8 1 (2.94%) QA Tester
8 1 (2.94%) Web Test Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) SOAP
2 9 (26.47%) Web Services
3 2 (5.88%) REST
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (5.88%) Django
3 2 (5.88%) Spring
3 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.94%) .NET
4 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (11.76%) N-Tier
2 3 (8.82%) Data Extraction
3 2 (5.88%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) SUSE
2 4 (11.76%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Regression Testing
2 10 (29.41%) Test Strategy
2 10 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (29.41%) Test Scripting
3 4 (11.76%) Release Management
3 4 (11.76%) Workflow
3 4 (11.76%) Statistical Analysis
3 4 (11.76%) Performance Testing
3 4 (11.76%) Security Testing
3 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.76%) SOA
4 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
4 3 (8.82%) ERP
4 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (8.82%) Project Management
4 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
4 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.88%) Functional Testing
5 2 (5.88%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) FoxPro (VFP)
1 4 (11.76%) VB
2 2 (5.88%) Python
2 2 (5.88%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) Java
2 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.94%) C
3 1 (2.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) ISEB
1 5 (14.71%) ISTQB
2 4 (11.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 4 (11.76%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Oracle
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) HP
3 4 (11.76%) TIBCO
4 3 (8.82%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) Serena
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