The table below looks at the statistics for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Integration Testing
England / North East
Rank 88 58 46
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -12
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 3 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.33% 2.22% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 2.63% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 5
Median daily rate £395 £310 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.41% +10.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £290 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £405 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £364 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.71% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.71 £44.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +11.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
786 761 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 87.24% 84.65% 69.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 497 245
Median daily rate £385 £420 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £272 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 19
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.90% -30.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.96 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £21.60 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 the North East

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Integration Testing across the North East region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
Tyne and Wear -24 3 £395 +27.41%
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 North East region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 18 (60.00%) C#
1 18 (60.00%) Java
2 16 (53.33%) VB
2 16 (53.33%) C
2 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 16 (53.33%) XML
2 16 (53.33%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 14 (46.67%) Windows
3 14 (46.67%) WebLogic
3 14 (46.67%) HTML
3 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 13 (43.33%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 8 (26.67%) Linux
7 6 (20.00%) SQL
7 6 (20.00%) Banking
7 6 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (13.33%) Degree
9 4 (13.33%) Project Management
10 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
10 3 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
10 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
10 3 (10.00%) .NET
10 3 (10.00%) Oracle
10 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 16 (53.33%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (46.67%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Firewall
1 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.67%) StarTeam
General
1 6 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) Development Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Hardware Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Hardware Test Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Telephony Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) XML
2 14 (46.67%) HTML
3 3 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 4 (13.33%) Project Management
3 3 (10.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (10.00%) System Testing
4 2 (6.67%) API Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.67%) Validation
5 1 (3.33%) CRM
5 1 (3.33%) ERP
5 1 (3.33%) TDD
5 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.33%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) C#
1 18 (60.00%) Java
2 16 (53.33%) C
2 16 (53.33%) VB
3 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.33%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) Degree
4 3 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.33%) ISEB
5 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) Borland
4 1 (3.33%) ICL