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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integration Testing
Rank 79 47 28
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -19
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 15 16 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.34% 2.18% 5.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 2.88% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 29
Average daily rate £310 £500 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.00% +108.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £452 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £500 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £41.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%
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
952 556 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.08% 75.75% 77.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 322 314
Average daily rate £330 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £250 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £515 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 8
Average hourly rate £28.00 £13.71 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.23% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -31 14 £310 -26.19%
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 33 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (69.44%) Java
2 25 (69.44%) Test Scripting
3 24 (66.67%) SDLC
4 23 (63.89%) Oracle
5 22 (61.11%) SQL Server
6 20 (55.56%) RDBMS
6 20 (55.56%) Relational Database
7 19 (52.78%) Oracle Certification
7 19 (52.78%) Finance
7 19 (52.78%) Manufacturing
8 17 (47.22%) OCP
8 17 (47.22%) OCA
8 17 (47.22%) Web Services
8 17 (47.22%) Java EE 5
8 17 (47.22%) Mobile App
8 17 (47.22%) Java SE
8 17 (47.22%) Java EE
8 17 (47.22%) OCAJ
9 16 (44.44%) Degree
9 16 (44.44%) Mentoring
10 7 (19.44%) WCAG
10 7 (19.44%) WAI
10 7 (19.44%) QA
10 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
10 7 (19.44%) CESG
10 7 (19.44%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (16.67%) Resilience Testing
11 6 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 2 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (5.56%) Confluence
1 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.78%) SAP MM
1 1 (2.78%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 20 (55.56%) RDBMS
2 20 (55.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
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 3 (8.33%) JIRA
2 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.56%) HP UFT
2 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.56%) JMeter
2 2 (5.56%) LoadRunner
2 2 (5.56%) Selenium
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (52.78%) Finance
1 19 (52.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Developer
2 20 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Tester
4 4 (11.11%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Functional Tester
4 4 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Integration Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Junior
6 2 (5.56%) Junior Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Junior Java Developer
6 2 (5.56%) UAT Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) UAT Test Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Process Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) QA Tester
7 1 (2.78%) Security Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (47.22%) Java EE
1 17 (47.22%) Java EE 5
1 17 (47.22%) Java SE
1 17 (47.22%) Web Services
2 5 (13.89%) .NET
3 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (47.22%) Mobile App
2 7 (19.44%) CESG
3 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) PKI
5 1 (2.78%) Data Conversion
5 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.78%) Unix
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (69.44%) Test Scripting
3 24 (66.67%) SDLC
4 16 (44.44%) Mentoring
5 7 (19.44%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
6 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 6 (16.67%) OWASP
6 6 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
6 6 (16.67%) Resilience Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (13.89%) Functional Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Web Operations
8 3 (8.33%) Agile Testing
8 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (5.56%) BDD
9 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 25 (69.44%) Java
2 5 (13.89%) C#
3 4 (11.11%) C
3 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.11%) Perl
3 4 (11.11%) Python
3 4 (11.11%) Ruby
3 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.78%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (52.78%) Oracle Certification
2 17 (47.22%) OCA
2 17 (47.22%) OCAJ
2 17 (47.22%) OCP
3 16 (44.44%) Degree
4 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.78%) BC Cleared
7 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) QA
1 7 (19.44%) WAI
1 7 (19.44%) WCAG
2 6 (16.67%) GPG13
3 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 23 (63.89%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) SAP