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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 55 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 15 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.88% - 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% - 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£368 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £359 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -8.53%
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
587 274 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 73.56% 73.46% 62.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 129 120
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £208 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 22
Average hourly rate £28.50 £23.75 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £14.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 10 £360 - 1
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (52.94%) Java
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
3 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
3 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
4 6 (35.29%) JPA
4 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
4 6 (35.29%) SOAP
4 6 (35.29%) J2EE
4 6 (35.29%) Oracle
4 6 (35.29%) JBoss
4 6 (35.29%) RDBMS
5 5 (29.41%) COBOL
5 5 (29.41%) Finance
5 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
5 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
5 5 (29.41%) VME
6 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) ABAP
6 4 (23.53%) SAP
7 3 (17.65%) MS Office
7 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
7 3 (17.65%) UNIX
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) Tuxedo
7 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
7 3 (17.65%) Micro Focus
7 3 (17.65%) SAP PP

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (35.29%) JBoss
2 3 (17.65%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) SAP PP
2 1 (5.88%) SAP SD
2 1 (5.88%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) MPLS
1 1 (5.88%) BGP
1 1 (5.88%) VLAN
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
2 6 (35.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
1 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
1 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Developer
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) COBOL Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
3 1 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (5.88%) SAP MM Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) SAP PP Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
3 1 (5.88%) Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) COBOL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) JPA
1 6 (35.29%) SOAP
1 6 (35.29%) J2EE
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) Java SE
2 1 (5.88%) Java EE
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.88%) WCF
2 1 (5.88%) jQuery
2 1 (5.88%) Java EE 5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) VME
3 3 (17.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
3 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
4 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Migration
5 3 (17.65%) System Testing
5 3 (17.65%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (11.76%) Test Management
6 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.88%) ITIL
7 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Web Development
7 1 (5.88%) MVC
7 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Black-Box Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) COBOL
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) ABAP
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.88%) OCP
4 1 (5.88%) OCA
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (5.88%) CCNP
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.88%) OCAJ
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) SAP
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Micro Focus
4 2 (11.76%) EnterpriseDB
4 2 (11.76%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Juniper
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) Remedy
5 1 (5.88%) ProCurve