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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 71 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.13% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £358 £373
% change year-on-year
+1.39% -4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
576 223 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 77.32% 67.58% 63.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 117 137
Average daily rate £363 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 21 19
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £7.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £32.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (33.33%) .NET
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 4 (33.33%) CRM
4 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 4 (33.33%) Test Management
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) Local Government
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 4 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (8.33%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
1 1 (8.33%) VLAN
1 1 (8.33%) MPLS
1 1 (8.33%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) CaliberRM
General
1 3 (25.00%) Local Government
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Defect Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) SAP MM Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) SAP PP Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) SAS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
1 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (33.33%) CRM
4 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 4 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 4 (33.33%) Test Management
5 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (16.67%) Line Management
7 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
7 1 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
7 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (8.33%) Black-Box Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
1 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (8.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (8.33%) CCNP
4 1 (8.33%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (8.33%) ISEB
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Curam
4 1 (8.33%) ProCurve
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) Remedy