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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integration Testing
Rank 102 60 46
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -14
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 20 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.32% 2.16% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 2.69% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 7
Median daily rate £410 £550 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% +57.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £317 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £584 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +0.62%
Integration Testing
England

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
1274 743 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 84.20% 80.15% 73.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 832 475 237
Median daily rate £325 £403 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.25% +11.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £553 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 33 16
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.64% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £10.82 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £34.10 £32.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Integration Testing Hourly Rate Trend 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 24 July 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
Tyne and Wear -44 18 £410 -11.82% 1
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 North East region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 21 (58.33%) Java
2 20 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 18 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 18 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 17 (47.22%) Manufacturing
5 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (38.89%) Test Scripting
7 13 (36.11%) SDLC
8 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 12 (33.33%) Oracle
9 11 (30.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 10 (27.78%) SC Cleared
10 10 (27.78%) Oracle Certification
10 10 (27.78%) Finance
11 9 (25.00%) Banking
11 9 (25.00%) LDAP
11 9 (25.00%) Linux
11 9 (25.00%) OAuth
11 9 (25.00%) OpenID
11 9 (25.00%) Degree
11 9 (25.00%) OAuth2
12 8 (22.22%) Mobile App
12 8 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (22.22%) OCAJ
12 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 8 (22.22%) Java SE
12 8 (22.22%) Java EE
12 8 (22.22%) Java EE 5
12 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure

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 8 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 18 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 18 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (2.78%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 17 (47.22%) Manufacturing
2 10 (27.78%) Finance
3 9 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) Java Developer
3 9 (25.00%) Consultant
4 7 (19.44%) Technical Leader
5 2 (5.56%) Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Junior
5 2 (5.56%) Junior Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Junior Java Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Tester
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Integration Test Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Process Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) QA Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) OAuth
1 9 (25.00%) OAuth2
1 9 (25.00%) OpenID
2 8 (22.22%) Java EE
2 8 (22.22%) Java EE 5
2 8 (22.22%) Java SE
2 8 (22.22%) Spring
2 8 (22.22%) Web Services
3 3 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (22.22%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.56%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Linux
2 8 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (19.44%) Windows
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.78%) Unix
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (38.89%) Test Scripting
3 13 (36.11%) SDLC
4 11 (30.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 8 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 8 (22.22%) Data Migration
5 8 (22.22%) Migration
6 7 (19.44%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.56%) Agile Testing
9 2 (5.56%) BDD
9 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.56%) CRM
9 2 (5.56%) OWASP
9 2 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Protective Monitoring
9 2 (5.56%) Resilience Testing
9 2 (5.56%) TDD
9 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) Java
2 3 (8.33%) C#
3 2 (5.56%) C
3 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.56%) Perl
3 2 (5.56%) Python
3 2 (5.56%) Ruby
3 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.78%) Ada
4 1 (2.78%) Ada 95
4 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.78%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (27.78%) Oracle Certification
2 10 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 9 (25.00%) Degree
4 8 (22.22%) OCA
4 8 (22.22%) OCAJ
4 8 (22.22%) OCP
5 2 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) WAI
1 3 (8.33%) WCAG
2 2 (5.56%) GPG13
3 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 8 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
1 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Oracle
2 8 (22.22%) TIBCO
2 8 (22.22%) VMware
3 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.89%) Siemens
5 2 (5.56%) HP