The table below looks at the statistics for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integration Testing
Rank 38 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.31% 1.60% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 2.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £230 £240 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £362 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £38.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
255 223 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.19% 71.25% 59.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 103 59
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.50 £16.50 £66.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Integration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Integration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Integration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Liverpool -9 1 £230 -4.16%
Integration Testing
North West

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) V-Model
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Process Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Manager
1 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) QA Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Architect
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Integration Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
1 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Process Management
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) V-Model
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Sybase