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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 69 50 37
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -13
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 7 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.77% 0.88% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 1.18% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
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£328 £308 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.70% -20.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £39.25 -
% change year-on-year
+3.18% -
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
723 423 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 79.28% 74.47% 73.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 267 131
Average daily rate £413 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 20 24
Average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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
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 3 August 2015. 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 -19 7 £328 -6.24%
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 13 (37.14%) Migration
2 12 (34.29%) Data Migration
2 12 (34.29%) ISEB
3 11 (31.43%) ITIL
3 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
4 10 (28.57%) Windows
4 10 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 10 (28.57%) Java
4 10 (28.57%) Validation
5 9 (25.71%) Finance
5 9 (25.71%) Test Scripting
5 9 (25.71%) PRINCE2
5 9 (25.71%) Project Management
6 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (22.86%) System Integration Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Oracle
7 7 (20.00%) Web Services
8 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
8 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
8 6 (17.14%) PRINCE
8 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
8 6 (17.14%) APMP
9 5 (14.29%) Degree
9 5 (14.29%) Supplier Management
9 5 (14.29%) Manufacturing
9 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
10 4 (11.43%) OCP
10 4 (11.43%) OCA
10 4 (11.43%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (11.43%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 10 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) JBoss
2 1 (2.86%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (5.71%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.86%) SAP MM
3 1 (2.86%) SAP HR
3 1 (2.86%) SAP SD
3 1 (2.86%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) RDBMS
2 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Ant
1 2 (5.71%) ClearCase
1 2 (5.71%) Rational Rose
1 2 (5.71%) NUnit
1 2 (5.71%) Subversion
1 2 (5.71%) CppUnit
1 2 (5.71%) GoogleTest
2 1 (2.86%) StarTeam
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.71%) Back Office
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.86%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Integration Manager
2 8 (22.86%) Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.43%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Functional Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Test Manager
5 3 (8.57%) C++ Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) ERP Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Integration Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) C Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Integration Test Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Programme Test Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Programme Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) Web Services
2 4 (11.43%) Java SE
2 4 (11.43%) Java EE
2 4 (11.43%) Java EE 5
3 2 (5.71%) XML
3 2 (5.71%) JSF
4 1 (2.86%) HTML
4 1 (2.86%) J2EE
4 1 (2.86%) SOAP
4 1 (2.86%) JPA
4 1 (2.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Derivative
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Linux
3 3 (8.57%) UNIX
4 2 (5.71%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Migration
2 12 (34.29%) Data Migration
3 11 (31.43%) ITIL
4 10 (28.57%) Validation
5 9 (25.71%) PRINCE2
5 9 (25.71%) Project Management
5 9 (25.71%) Test Scripting
6 8 (22.86%) System Integration Testing
6 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (17.14%) PRINCE
7 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
8 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 5 (14.29%) Supplier Management
9 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
9 4 (11.43%) SDLC
9 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
10 3 (8.57%) Performance Testing
10 3 (8.57%) System Testing
10 3 (8.57%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) Java
2 4 (11.43%) C
2 4 (11.43%) C++
3 2 (5.71%) COBOL
3 2 (5.71%) C#
3 2 (5.71%) SQL
4 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) ISEB
2 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
3 6 (17.14%) APMP
3 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
4 5 (14.29%) Degree
5 4 (11.43%) OCAJ
5 4 (11.43%) OCP
5 4 (11.43%) OCA
5 4 (11.43%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
6 2 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.86%) PMP
7 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
1 1 (2.86%) IEC 61508
1 1 (2.86%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.86%) MOM
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) SAP
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) Micro Focus
5 1 (2.86%) EnterpriseDB