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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integration Testing
Rank 35 41 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.96% 0.79% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.03% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £300 £108 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+179.06% -69.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £108 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £108 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.00 £38.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -3.75%
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
248 291 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.23% 76.98% 72.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 158 109
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Median hourly rate £22.85 £30.19 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +20.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.40 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.54 £135.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Integration Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +13 3 £300 +179.06%
Integration Testing
North West

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) ColdFusion
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Sony
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) J2EE
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) Mingle
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Sony