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 29 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integration Testing
Rank 139 121 111
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -10
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 17 44 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 0.98% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 1.20% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 14
Median daily rate £318 £363 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.41% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £236 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £506 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £44.00 £37.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 £38.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+25.97% -3.75%
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
2947 3676 2436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.13% 81.94% 75.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1875 2296 1401
Median daily rate £410 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 145 112
Median hourly rate £26.25 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.05% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.86 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.89 £56.97 £78.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -21 6 £300 -17.24% 6
Lancashire +19 4 £350 +9.37%
Cheshire +4 3 £379 -20.26%
Merseyside +4 3 £300 +179.06%
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 51 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (44.87%) Finance
2 35 (44.87%) Java
3 31 (39.74%) XML
4 30 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
5 29 (37.18%) Web Services
5 29 (37.18%) Oracle
6 27 (34.62%) System Integration Testing
7 25 (32.05%) Software Engineering
8 24 (30.77%) SOAP
9 23 (29.49%) J2EE
9 23 (29.49%) JIRA
10 22 (28.21%) Waterfall
11 21 (26.92%) BDD
11 21 (26.92%) Kanban
11 21 (26.92%) JDBC
11 21 (26.92%) Spring
12 20 (25.64%) SQL
12 20 (25.64%) WSDL
12 20 (25.64%) JAXB
12 20 (25.64%) JAX-WS
12 20 (25.64%) AOP
12 20 (25.64%) Software Testing
13 18 (23.08%) Regression Testing
14 16 (20.51%) ISEB
14 16 (20.51%) ISTQB
15 15 (19.23%) Test Management
15 15 (19.23%) Test Scripting
16 14 (17.95%) JSON
16 14 (17.95%) Selenium

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 9 (11.54%) WebSphere
2 7 (8.97%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (2.56%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.28%) CICS
5 1 (1.28%) Confluence
5 1 (1.28%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 8 (10.26%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (8.97%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (7.69%) Magento
4 4 (5.13%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (3.85%) SAP CO
5 3 (3.85%) SAP PS
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) IaaS
1 3 (3.85%) PaaS
1 3 (3.85%) SaaS
2 1 (1.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) Internet
2 1 (1.28%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.28%) HTTP
2 1 (1.28%) RS-422
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.56%) DB2
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.28%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.28%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 23 (29.49%) JIRA
2 14 (17.95%) Selenium
3 8 (10.26%) Jenkins
3 8 (10.26%) Subversion
4 7 (8.97%) JUnit
5 2 (2.56%) CaliberRM
5 2 (2.56%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.56%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.28%) Checkstyle
6 1 (1.28%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.28%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.28%) FindBugs
6 1 (1.28%) JsTestDriver
6 1 (1.28%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.28%) Maven
6 1 (1.28%) Mockito
6 1 (1.28%) QUnit
6 1 (1.28%) Rational Robot
6 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (44.87%) Finance
2 11 (14.10%) Banking
3 7 (8.97%) Retail
4 2 (2.56%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.28%) Electronics
5 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (32.05%) Analyst
1 25 (32.05%) Developer
2 24 (30.77%) Test Analyst
3 19 (24.36%) Java Developer
4 14 (17.95%) Senior Developer
5 13 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 11 (14.10%) Applications Developer
7 10 (12.82%) Java Applications Developer
7 10 (12.82%) Senior Applications Developer
7 10 (12.82%) Senior Java Applications Developer
8 9 (11.54%) Agile Test Analyst
9 8 (10.26%) Test Leader
10 5 (6.41%) Digital Developer
10 5 (6.41%) E-Commerce Analyst
10 5 (6.41%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
10 5 (6.41%) Test Engineer
10 5 (6.41%) Test Manager
10 5 (6.41%) Tester
11 3 (3.85%) Agile Developer
11 3 (3.85%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (39.74%) XML
2 29 (37.18%) Web Services
3 24 (30.77%) SOAP
4 23 (29.49%) J2EE
5 21 (26.92%) JDBC
5 21 (26.92%) Spring
6 20 (25.64%) JAXB
6 20 (25.64%) JAX-WS
6 20 (25.64%) WSDL
7 14 (17.95%) JSON
8 13 (16.67%) RESTful
9 8 (10.26%) XSLT
10 7 (8.97%) Apache Camel
10 7 (8.97%) Middleware
10 7 (8.97%) POJO
11 5 (6.41%) HTML
12 4 (5.13%) CSS
13 2 (2.56%) .NET
13 2 (2.56%) jQuery
13 2 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) SWIFT
2 3 (3.85%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.56%) EPoS
3 2 (2.56%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Animation
4 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.28%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.97%) Linux
2 2 (2.56%) Unix
3 1 (1.28%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
3 27 (34.62%) System Integration Testing
4 25 (32.05%) Software Engineering
5 22 (28.21%) Waterfall
6 21 (26.92%) BDD
6 21 (26.92%) Kanban
7 20 (25.64%) AOP
7 20 (25.64%) Software Testing
8 18 (23.08%) Regression Testing
9 15 (19.23%) Test Management
9 15 (19.23%) Test Scripting
10 12 (15.38%) Defect Management
11 11 (14.10%) E-Commerce
11 11 (14.10%) System Testing
12 10 (12.82%) Open Source
12 10 (12.82%) Project Management
12 10 (12.82%) TDD
13 9 (11.54%) High Availability
13 9 (11.54%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (44.87%) Java
2 20 (25.64%) SQL
3 14 (17.95%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.26%) PL/SQL
4 8 (10.26%) Ruby
5 6 (7.69%) PHP
6 3 (3.85%) C
7 2 (2.56%) C#
7 2 (2.56%) Perl
7 2 (2.56%) Python
7 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.28%) ABAP
8 1 (1.28%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (20.51%) ISEB
1 16 (20.51%) ISTQB
2 10 (12.82%) Security Cleared
3 9 (11.54%) Degree
4 7 (8.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (8.97%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.41%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (37.18%) Oracle
2 10 (12.82%) IBM
3 7 (8.97%) SAP
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.56%) Sony
5 1 (1.28%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.28%) CA
5 1 (1.28%) HP
5 1 (1.28%) Perforce
5 1 (1.28%) Rally
Greater Manchester
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