The table below looks at the statistics for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integration Testing
Rank 126 144 106
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -38
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 29 17 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.92% 0.41% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.52% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 16
Median daily rate £400 £350 £244
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +43.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £263 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £490 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.45% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £44.00 £33.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.37% +3.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -5.88%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2635 3298 2534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.89% 79.22% 77.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1767 2003 1507
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £387
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 128 107
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.15 £26.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +13.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.46 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £47.71 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 West

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Integration Testing across the North West region.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Integration Testing across the North West region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Integration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing across the North West region.

Integration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 11 December 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
Manchester +14 15 £413 +73.68% 2
Lancashire -2 8 £375 - 1
Cheshire +20 4 £388 -6.06% 2
Merseyside - 1 £325 -
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 West region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 18 (36.73%) Java
1 18 (36.73%) System Integration Testing
2 17 (34.69%) Oracle
2 17 (34.69%) Finance
3 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (32.65%) SAP
4 13 (26.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (22.45%) Oracle EBS R12
5 11 (22.45%) XML
5 11 (22.45%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (22.45%) Workflow
6 10 (20.41%) Regression Testing
6 10 (20.41%) Automated Testing
6 10 (20.41%) SOAP
7 9 (18.37%) Selenium
7 9 (18.37%) JIRA
8 8 (16.33%) QA
8 8 (16.33%) Functional Testing
8 8 (16.33%) ERP
8 8 (16.33%) SQL
9 7 (14.29%) Ruby
9 7 (14.29%) ISTQB
9 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 7 (14.29%) .NET
9 7 (14.29%) J2EE
9 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (14.29%) Performance Testing
9 7 (14.29%) Test Scripting
9 7 (14.29%) Virtual Team
10 6 (12.24%) System Testing

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (6.12%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (6.12%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.08%) NetWeaver
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.04%) ColdFusion
3 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (22.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (6.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (4.08%) SAP CO
3 2 (4.08%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) IaaS
1 3 (6.12%) PaaS
1 3 (6.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.16%) DB2
3 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.08%) SAP BW
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.04%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) JIRA
1 9 (18.37%) Selenium
2 4 (8.16%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.08%) JMeter
3 2 (4.08%) LoadRunner
3 2 (4.08%) LoadUI
4 1 (2.04%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.04%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.04%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (2.04%) JUnit
4 1 (2.04%) Rational Robot
4 1 (2.04%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (2.04%) Subversion
4 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.04%) Zephyr
General
1 17 (34.69%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Retail
3 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.08%) General Ledger
4 2 (4.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Analyst
2 13 (26.53%) Developer
2 13 (26.53%) Test Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Test Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Java Developer
4 6 (12.24%) SAP Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) SAP Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Test Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Tester
6 4 (8.16%) Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) SAP Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) SAPUI5 Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Java Applications Developer
7 3 (6.12%) QA Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Applications Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Java Applications Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) XML
2 10 (20.41%) SOAP
3 7 (14.29%) .NET
3 7 (14.29%) J2EE
4 6 (12.24%) Web Services
5 5 (10.20%) JSON
6 4 (8.16%) JAXB
6 4 (8.16%) JAX-WS
6 4 (8.16%) JDBC
6 4 (8.16%) SAPUI5
6 4 (8.16%) Spring
6 4 (8.16%) WSDL
7 3 (6.12%) RESTful
8 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.08%) Gherkin
8 2 (4.08%) SAP Basis
8 2 (4.08%) SAP TM
8 2 (4.08%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (2.04%) EDI
9 1 (2.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Virtual Team
2 3 (6.12%) Life Science
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Clustering
3 2 (4.08%) EPoS
3 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) System Integration Testing
2 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (26.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (22.45%) Workflow
5 10 (20.41%) Automated Testing
5 10 (20.41%) Regression Testing
6 8 (16.33%) ERP
6 8 (16.33%) Functional Testing
7 7 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 7 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
8 6 (12.24%) System Testing
8 6 (12.24%) Test Strategy
9 5 (10.20%) Defect Management
9 5 (10.20%) Kanban
9 5 (10.20%) Manual Testing
9 5 (10.20%) Software Testing
9 5 (10.20%) Waterfall
10 4 (8.16%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.73%) Java
2 8 (16.33%) SQL
3 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.29%) Ruby
4 6 (12.24%) C
4 6 (12.24%) C#
4 6 (12.24%) Perl
4 6 (12.24%) Python
4 6 (12.24%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.04%) ABAP
6 1 (2.04%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 6 (12.24%) ISEB
3 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.12%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (6.12%) Degree
4 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.04%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) Oracle
2 16 (32.65%) SAP
3 3 (6.12%) IBM
4 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.04%) Progress
5 1 (2.04%) Saba
5 1 (2.04%) Sony
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