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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integration Testing
Rank 112 57 36
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -21
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 15 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.93% 2.02% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 2.56% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 14
Median daily rate £410 £553 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.79% +63.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £376 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £590 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.70 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+9.02% +2.50%
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
1384 663 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.54% 78.74% 73.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 885 423 245
Median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 42 14
Median hourly rate £28.00 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £11.83 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.00 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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 -64 13 £410 -25.62%
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 20 (55.56%) Java
1 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
3 15 (41.67%) RDBMS
3 15 (41.67%) Relational Database
4 14 (38.89%) Test Scripting
4 14 (38.89%) Manufacturing
5 13 (36.11%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (36.11%) SDLC
6 12 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 12 (33.33%) Oracle
7 10 (27.78%) Oracle Certification
7 10 (27.78%) Finance
8 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 9 (25.00%) Degree
9 8 (22.22%) Java SE
9 8 (22.22%) Java EE
9 8 (22.22%) OCAJ
9 8 (22.22%) Java EE 5
9 8 (22.22%) Mobile App
9 8 (22.22%) OCP
9 8 (22.22%) OCA
9 8 (22.22%) Web Services
9 8 (22.22%) Linux
10 7 (19.44%) LDAP
10 7 (19.44%) OAuth2
10 7 (19.44%) OpenID
10 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
10 7 (19.44%) OAuth
10 7 (19.44%) Banking

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