The table below looks at the statistics for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands 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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 21 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.03% 2.44% 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.88% 3.25% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£250 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £351
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +2.77%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
129 123 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 78.18% 75.00% 65.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 44 57
Average daily rate £500 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £318 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Integration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Integration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Integration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Integration Testing
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 5 (71.43%) SAP
2 3 (42.86%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) HTTP
3 2 (28.57%) XML Schema
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) SAP PP
3 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (14.29%) Games
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) SAP SD
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
4 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP PP
2 1 (14.29%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Developer
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
2 1 (14.29%) ScrumMaster
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) XML
1 2 (28.57%) XML Schema
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) SAP Implementation
2 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) IBM