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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 33 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.70% 0.55% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 0.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£240 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £328 £330
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.67%
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
242 108 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 68.75% 59.34% 72.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 61 73
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £480 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% +54.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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
Liverpool -6 6 £240 -22.58% 1
Integration Testing
North West

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) UNIX
4 3 (37.50%) Change Management
5 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (25.00%) SOAP
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) ISEB
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) UML
5 2 (25.00%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (25.00%) System Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
5 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (25.00%) Validation
5 2 (25.00%) Perforce
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Software Testing

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP SD
1 1 (12.50%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Perl Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
1 2 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (25.00%) System Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (25.00%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) Perforce
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
Liverpool, Merseyside
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