The first table below looks at the demand for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North East region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 46 35 44
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.56% 0.30% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 0.43% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
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£350 £385 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £385 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £385 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 - £38.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
364 231 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 70.82% 69.79% 69.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 113 181
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £750 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 22
Average hourly rate £16.50 £32.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.23% +51.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the North East region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Tyne and Wear - 6 £375 -
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 34 (79.07%) Test Scripting
2 33 (76.74%) SQL Server
3 30 (69.77%) RDBMS
3 30 (69.77%) Oracle
3 30 (69.77%) Relational Database
4 27 (62.79%) Security Cleared
5 26 (60.47%) .NET
6 25 (58.14%) Finance
6 25 (58.14%) Manufacturing
6 25 (58.14%) SC Cleared
7 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
8 16 (37.21%) Java
9 15 (34.88%) SOA
10 14 (32.56%) CRM
10 14 (32.56%) SharePoint
10 14 (32.56%) BizTalk Server
10 14 (32.56%) VB.NET
10 14 (32.56%) C#
10 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET
10 14 (32.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (32.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (32.56%) Dynamics CRM
10 14 (32.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (30.23%) Degree
11 13 (30.23%) UNIX
11 13 (30.23%) Linux
12 12 (27.91%) TIBCO
12 12 (27.91%) Middleware
12 12 (27.91%) WebSphere
12 12 (27.91%) Oracle Fusion

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 14 (32.56%) SharePoint
1 14 (32.56%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (27.91%) WebSphere
3 11 (25.58%) Tuxedo
4 4 (9.30%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (32.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.33%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) VLAN
1 1 (2.33%) Firewall
1 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
1 1 (2.33%) MPLS
1 1 (2.33%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (76.74%) SQL Server
2 30 (69.77%) RDBMS
2 30 (69.77%) Relational Database
3 14 (32.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (32.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 14 (32.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) CaliberRM
General
1 25 (58.14%) Finance
1 25 (58.14%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.98%) Local Government
2 3 (6.98%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (79.07%) Developer
2 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Developer
2 10 (23.26%) SOA Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Programmer
4 4 (9.30%) SAS Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Defect Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Specialist
5 3 (6.98%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Test Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Junior Programmer
6 1 (2.33%) Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Consultant
6 1 (2.33%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) SAP MM Consultant
6 1 (2.33%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (60.47%) .NET
2 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET
3 12 (27.91%) Middleware
3 12 (27.91%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (4.65%) Java EE 5
4 2 (4.65%) Java SE
4 2 (4.65%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) UNIX
1 13 (30.23%) Linux
2 10 (23.26%) Windows
2 10 (23.26%) Windows 8
3 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (79.07%) Test Scripting
2 15 (34.88%) SOA
3 14 (32.56%) CRM
4 7 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (13.95%) OO
6 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.98%) Test Management
7 3 (6.98%) Test Strategy
7 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.65%) Validation
9 1 (2.33%) SAP Implementation
9 1 (2.33%) Regression Testing
9 1 (2.33%) Knowledge Management
9 1 (2.33%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) Java
2 14 (32.56%) VB.NET
2 14 (32.56%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) ABAP
3 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (62.79%) Security Cleared
2 25 (58.14%) SC Cleared
3 13 (30.23%) Degree
4 2 (4.65%) OCP
4 2 (4.65%) OCA
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (4.65%) OCAJ
5 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.33%) ISEB
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.33%) CCNP
5 1 (2.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (69.77%) Oracle
2 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
3 12 (27.91%) TIBCO
4 2 (4.65%) HP
5 1 (2.33%) ProCurve
5 1 (2.33%) Juniper
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.33%) Curam
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) Remedy
5 1 (2.33%) SAP