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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 65 79 80
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 18 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.36% 0.17% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 0.23% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 5
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£316 £270 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.12% -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £359
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £70.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +101.43%
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
978 869 948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.87% 72.30% 66.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 464 471
Average daily rate £340 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 43 51
Average hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 2 September 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 10 (37.04%) Test Scripting
2 8 (29.63%) ISEB
2 8 (29.63%) Linux
2 8 (29.63%) Apache
2 8 (29.63%) Tomcat
2 8 (29.63%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (29.63%) ISTQB
3 7 (25.93%) Oracle
3 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
4 6 (22.22%) VB
4 6 (22.22%) WebLogic
4 6 (22.22%) Web Services
4 6 (22.22%) SQL
4 6 (22.22%) MS Access
4 6 (22.22%) HPUX
4 6 (22.22%) N-Tier
4 6 (22.22%) SOA
4 6 (22.22%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 6 (22.22%) WebLogic Integration
4 6 (22.22%) TIBCO
4 6 (22.22%) FTP
4 6 (22.22%) HP
4 6 (22.22%) SUSE
4 6 (22.22%) Statistical Analysis
4 6 (22.22%) ISEB Practitioner
4 6 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Security Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Release Management
4 6 (22.22%) HP Quality Center

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 8 (29.63%) Apache
1 8 (29.63%) Tomcat
2 6 (22.22%) WebLogic Integration
2 6 (22.22%) WebLogic
3 3 (11.11%) NetWeaver
4 1 (3.70%) CMS
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
1 4 (14.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) SAP BPC
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) FTP
2 4 (14.81%) Wireless
3 3 (11.11%) HTTP
4 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) MS Access
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 3 (11.11%) SAP BW
4 2 (7.41%) MySQL
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.70%) OLAP
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) JIRA
2 3 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 2 (7.41%) Zephyr
4 1 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.70%) Selenium
4 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Tester
3 5 (18.52%) Test Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Non-Functional Tester
4 4 (14.81%) Software Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 3 (11.11%) SAP BPC Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Operations Business Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Test Leader
6 2 (7.41%) Web Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Web Services
2 5 (18.52%) REST
3 4 (14.81%) SOAP
4 3 (11.11%) XML
4 3 (11.11%) HTML
4 3 (11.11%) .NET
4 3 (11.11%) CSS
4 3 (11.11%) WCF
5 2 (7.41%) Django
5 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
5 2 (7.41%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) N-Tier
2 3 (11.11%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) SUSE
2 6 (22.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Test Scripting
2 8 (29.63%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 6 (22.22%) Statistical Analysis
3 6 (22.22%) SOA
3 6 (22.22%) Security Testing
3 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 6 (22.22%) Release Management
4 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.11%) TDD
5 3 (11.11%) OOP
5 3 (11.11%) CRM
5 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.41%) Code Coverage
6 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
1 6 (22.22%) VB
1 6 (22.22%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 5 (18.52%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) C#
3 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 3 (11.11%) Apex Code
4 2 (7.41%) C
4 2 (7.41%) Python
4 2 (7.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) ISEB
1 8 (29.63%) ISTQB
2 6 (22.22%) ISEB Practitioner
2 6 (22.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) HP
2 6 (22.22%) TIBCO
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (11.11%) SAP
5 2 (7.41%) Serena
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago