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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 107 109 103
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 50 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.34% 0.85% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 1.17% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 16 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £351
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +2.77%
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
2845 2227 1702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.42% 72.49% 72.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1628 1170 834
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 109 84
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.32 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Cheshire +3 17 £400 +29.03% 2
Manchester -1 11 £450 +45.16% 5
Lancashire +7 9 £375 -22.27%
Merseyside -7 7 £84 -72.98% 3
Cumbria - 1 £540 -
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 40 (45.45%) System Integration Testing
2 30 (34.09%) Finance
2 30 (34.09%) SQL
3 26 (29.55%) SOAP
4 25 (28.41%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (27.27%) Oracle
5 24 (27.27%) Java
5 24 (27.27%) SDLC
6 23 (26.14%) XML
7 22 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 20 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
8 20 (22.73%) Web Services
9 19 (21.59%) QA
9 19 (21.59%) Relational Database
10 17 (19.32%) Spring
10 17 (19.32%) HTML
10 17 (19.32%) RDBMS
11 16 (18.18%) J2EE
11 16 (18.18%) JUnit
11 16 (18.18%) CSS
11 16 (18.18%) Software Engineering
11 16 (18.18%) Security Cleared
12 15 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (17.05%) IBM
13 13 (14.77%) WSDL
13 13 (14.77%) WebSphere
14 12 (13.64%) Regression Testing
15 11 (12.50%) Migration
15 11 (12.50%) Project Management
15 11 (12.50%) Servlets

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 13 (14.77%) WebSphere
2 7 (7.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 7 (7.95%) IBM HTTP Server
3 6 (6.82%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.68%) Confluence
5 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.14%) Apache
6 1 (1.14%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (1.14%) CMS
6 1 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (7.95%) SAP HR
1 7 (7.95%) SAP Payroll
2 3 (3.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.41%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (2.27%) TRIRIGA
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.23%) Internet
2 7 (7.95%) HTTP
3 1 (1.14%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.59%) Relational Database
2 17 (19.32%) RDBMS
3 7 (7.95%) MySQL
3 7 (7.95%) Informix
3 7 (7.95%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.27%) DB2
6 2 (2.27%) Big Data
6 2 (2.27%) Essbase
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.14%) QlikView
7 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.14%) MS Access
7 1 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (18.18%) JUnit
2 11 (12.50%) Selenium
2 11 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 10 (11.36%) JIRA
4 9 (10.23%) Cucumber
5 8 (9.09%) Subversion
6 7 (7.95%) Mockito
7 5 (5.68%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (2.27%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.27%) Introscope
8 2 (2.27%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.27%) Cactus
8 2 (2.27%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (2.27%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.27%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.14%) QAComplete
9 1 (1.14%) Capybara
9 1 (1.14%) HttpUnit
9 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (34.09%) Finance
2 10 (11.36%) Banking
3 5 (5.68%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.55%) Retail
5 3 (3.41%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.27%) Marketing
6 2 (2.27%) Electronics
7 1 (1.14%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 34 (38.64%) Analyst
2 25 (28.41%) Test Analyst
3 23 (26.14%) Developer
4 12 (13.64%) Test Manager
4 12 (13.64%) Java Developer
5 7 (7.95%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (7.95%) SAP Analyst
6 6 (6.82%) SAP HR Analyst
6 6 (6.82%) Tester
7 5 (5.68%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Hybris Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Functional Test Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Functional Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) Consultant
9 3 (3.41%) Test Consultant
9 3 (3.41%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (2.27%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (29.55%) SOAP
2 23 (26.14%) XML
3 20 (22.73%) Web Services
4 17 (19.32%) HTML
4 17 (19.32%) Spring
5 16 (18.18%) J2EE
5 16 (18.18%) CSS
6 13 (14.77%) WSDL
7 11 (12.50%) Servlets
8 9 (10.23%) RESTful
9 8 (9.09%) XSL
9 8 (9.09%) Ajax
9 8 (9.09%) JSP
9 8 (9.09%) JAX-RPC
9 8 (9.09%) jQuery
10 7 (7.95%) PowerMock
10 7 (7.95%) JAX-RS
10 7 (7.95%) JDBC
10 7 (7.95%) JSON
11 5 (5.68%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Data Conversion
2 5 (5.68%) Online Banking
2 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.41%) iPad
3 3 (3.41%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.27%) DTV
4 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.27%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.14%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.14%) User Experience
5 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.14%) Life Science
5 1 (1.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.36%) UNIX
2 8 (9.09%) VME
3 3 (3.41%) Linux
4 1 (1.14%) SUSE
4 1 (1.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (45.45%) System Integration Testing
2 25 (28.41%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (27.27%) SDLC
4 22 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 20 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 15 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (13.64%) Regression Testing
9 11 (12.50%) Migration
9 11 (12.50%) Project Management
9 11 (12.50%) Test Strategy
9 11 (12.50%) Unit Testing
10 10 (11.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 9 (10.23%) SAP Implementation
11 9 (10.23%) E-Commerce
11 9 (10.23%) Functional Testing
12 8 (9.09%) Scrum
12 8 (9.09%) TDD
12 8 (9.09%) Workflow
12 8 (9.09%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.09%) SQL
2 24 (27.27%) Java
3 11 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.09%) COBOL
5 6 (6.82%) PL/SQL
6 5 (5.68%) XPath
7 3 (3.41%) C#
7 3 (3.41%) Perl
8 2 (2.27%) Ruby
8 2 (2.27%) Ada
9 1 (1.14%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (1.14%) Groovy
9 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.14%) VB
9 1 (1.14%) C++
9 1 (1.14%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.23%) ISTQB
3 8 (9.09%) Degree
4 7 (7.95%) SC Cleared
4 7 (7.95%) ISEB
5 5 (5.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.14%) HND
6 1 (1.14%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (21.59%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) GMP
2 2 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 8 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (27.27%) Oracle
2 15 (17.05%) IBM
3 11 (12.50%) SAP
4 9 (10.23%) HP
5 6 (6.82%) Perforce
6 5 (5.68%) hybris
7 2 (2.27%) Hyperion
7 2 (2.27%) Compuware
7 2 (2.27%) Sybase
8 1 (1.14%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.14%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.14%) Adobe
8 1 (1.14%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.14%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.14%) Serena
8 1 (1.14%) Sitecore
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