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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 93 120 96
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -24
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 35 8 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.14% 0.30% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 0.41% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 10
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£264 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.70% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £351 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £359 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £34.75 £30.00 £31.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.83% -3.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.53 £30.00 £31.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.85 £30.00 £46.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
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
2274 1963 1757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.76% 72.78% 66.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1353 1000 942
Average daily rate £375 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 97 83
Average hourly rate £26.50 £33.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.69% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Integration Testing across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Integration Testing Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 January 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +12 17 £245 -30.98% 7
Cheshire +9 8 £275 -
Merseyside - 4 £240 -
Lancashire -14 3 £300 -
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 22 (35.48%) Oracle
2 21 (33.87%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (30.65%) Finance
4 17 (27.42%) SOAP
5 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (24.19%) Regression Testing
6 15 (24.19%) SQL
7 13 (20.97%) Java
7 13 (20.97%) Web Services
7 13 (20.97%) XML
7 13 (20.97%) Retail
8 11 (17.74%) Test Scripting
8 11 (17.74%) SoapUI
8 11 (17.74%) Test Strategy
8 11 (17.74%) Oracle Retail
9 10 (16.13%) System Testing
9 10 (16.13%) QA
10 9 (14.52%) Unit Testing
10 9 (14.52%) JIRA
11 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
11 8 (12.90%) Project Management
11 8 (12.90%) UNIX
11 8 (12.90%) E-Commerce
12 7 (11.29%) HTML
12 7 (11.29%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (11.29%) Selenium
12 7 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (11.29%) Test Management
12 7 (11.29%) Software Testing
12 7 (11.29%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 3 (4.84%) NetWeaver
1 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
1 3 (4.84%) JBoss
1 3 (4.84%) Confluence
2 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.23%) IIS
2 2 (3.23%) Apache
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.61%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Visio
2 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (4.84%) SAP BPC
3 2 (3.23%) TRIRIGA
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.61%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.61%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) Wireless
2 3 (4.84%) HTTP
3 2 (3.23%) Internet
4 1 (1.61%) GSM
4 1 (1.61%) VoIP
4 1 (1.61%) SMTP
4 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.61%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.84%) SAP BW
2 3 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.84%) MySQL
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.61%) Informix
4 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) SoapUI
2 9 (14.52%) JIRA
3 7 (11.29%) Selenium
4 6 (9.68%) JUnit
4 6 (9.68%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.45%) QAComplete
5 4 (6.45%) Subversion
6 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.84%) Zephyr
6 3 (4.84%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (3.23%) Maven
8 1 (1.61%) Introscope
8 1 (1.61%) ClearCase
8 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.61%) Ant
8 1 (1.61%) RSpec
8 1 (1.61%) HttpUnit
General
1 19 (30.65%) Finance
2 13 (20.97%) Retail
3 5 (8.06%) Banking
4 3 (4.84%) Back Office
5 2 (3.23%) Local Government
5 2 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.61%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.61%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (38.71%) Analyst
2 15 (24.19%) Test Analyst
3 11 (17.74%) Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Tester
5 6 (9.68%) Test Leader
6 4 (6.45%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Test Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Consultant
6 4 (6.45%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Hybris Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Operations Business Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) SAP BPC Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) Lead Tester
8 2 (3.23%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Middleware Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Tester
8 2 (3.23%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.42%) SOAP
2 13 (20.97%) Web Services
2 13 (20.97%) XML
3 7 (11.29%) HTML
3 7 (11.29%) Spring
4 5 (8.06%) CSS
4 5 (8.06%) XSD
5 4 (6.45%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (6.45%) JSP
5 4 (6.45%) .NET
6 3 (4.84%) XSLT
6 3 (4.84%) JDBC
6 3 (4.84%) jQuery
6 3 (4.84%) Spring MVC
6 3 (4.84%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.84%) Ajax
7 2 (3.23%) Apache Camel
7 2 (3.23%) RESTful
7 2 (3.23%) J2EE
7 2 (3.23%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.84%) Data Extraction
2 3 (4.84%) iPad
3 2 (3.23%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.23%) IVR
4 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.61%) Open Source
4 1 (1.61%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) UNIX
2 2 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (1.61%) Windows
3 1 (1.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.87%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (24.19%) Regression Testing
4 11 (17.74%) Test Scripting
4 11 (17.74%) Test Strategy
5 10 (16.13%) System Testing
6 9 (14.52%) Unit Testing
7 8 (12.90%) Project Management
7 8 (12.90%) E-Commerce
8 7 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (11.29%) Test Management
8 7 (11.29%) Software Testing
9 6 (9.68%) ERP
9 6 (9.68%) Scrum
10 5 (8.06%) Validation
10 5 (8.06%) B2C
10 5 (8.06%) Software Engineering
10 5 (8.06%) Functional Testing
11 4 (6.45%) Mentoring
11 4 (6.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.19%) SQL
2 13 (20.97%) Java
3 4 (6.45%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.84%) C#
4 3 (4.84%) C++
5 2 (3.23%) Ruby
5 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.23%) Perl
5 2 (3.23%) PHP
5 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.61%) Ada
6 1 (1.61%) VBScript
6 1 (1.61%) VB
6 1 (1.61%) C
6 1 (1.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.45%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.84%) ISEB
3 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (35.48%) Oracle
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.06%) SAP
3 4 (6.45%) HP
3 4 (6.45%) IBM
4 3 (4.84%) Perforce
4 3 (4.84%) hybris
5 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.61%) Serena
6 1 (1.61%) Adobe
6 1 (1.61%) Compuware
6 1 (1.61%) webMethods
6 1 (1.61%) Siebel
6 1 (1.61%) Capita
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