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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 46 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 9 27 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.53% 5.43% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 7.24% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 21 0
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£363 £240 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £323 £330
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.67%
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
389 373 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 66.16% 75.05% 65.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 229 83
Average daily rate £375 £282 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.14% -13.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £447 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 21
Average hourly rate £15.00 £34.00 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.88% +79.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 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 -10 7 £363 +51.35% 1
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 12 (50.00%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 9 (37.50%) Oracle
4 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 7 (29.17%) J2EE
5 7 (29.17%) COBOL
5 7 (29.17%) SOAP
5 7 (29.17%) JBoss
5 7 (29.17%) RDBMS
5 7 (29.17%) JPA
5 7 (29.17%) Relational Database
5 7 (29.17%) Test Scripting
6 6 (25.00%) VME
6 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (25.00%) SAP
6 6 (25.00%) ABAP
6 6 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Finance
6 6 (25.00%) Manufacturing
7 5 (20.83%) Migration
7 5 (20.83%) MS Office
7 5 (20.83%) UNIX
7 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.83%) SAP Implementation
8 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (16.67%) SQL
8 4 (16.67%) SAP PP

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 7 (29.17%) JBoss
2 3 (12.50%) Tuxedo
3 1 (4.17%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) SAP PP
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (8.33%) SAP SD
3 1 (4.17%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (29.17%) RDBMS
2 7 (29.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.33%) ClearCase
2 2 (8.33%) Rational Rose
2 2 (8.33%) CppUnit
2 2 (8.33%) GoogleTest
2 2 (8.33%) NUnit
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
2 2 (8.33%) Ant
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
1 6 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) C++ Developer
3 3 (12.50%) COBOL Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) COBOL Developer
4 2 (8.33%) ERP Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.17%) SAP MM Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) SAP PP Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Java Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) J2EE
1 7 (29.17%) SOAP
1 7 (29.17%) JPA
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) Java EE 5
2 2 (8.33%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) Java SE
2 2 (8.33%) Java EE
3 1 (4.17%) WCF
3 1 (4.17%) jQuery
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Derivative
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) VME
3 5 (20.83%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Test Scripting
3 6 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (20.83%) Migration
4 5 (20.83%) SAP Implementation
5 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (12.50%) System Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Test Management
5 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) UML
6 2 (8.33%) OO
6 2 (8.33%) RUP
6 2 (8.33%) ERP
6 2 (8.33%) OOD
6 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Java
2 7 (29.17%) COBOL
3 6 (25.00%) ABAP
4 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (12.50%) C++
5 3 (12.50%) C
6 2 (8.33%) C#
7 1 (4.17%) VB
7 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.17%) JCL
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) OCP
3 2 (8.33%) OCA
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (8.33%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) SAP
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.50%) Micro Focus
4 3 (12.50%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (4.17%) HP