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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 106 116 115
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 31 17 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.97% 0.58% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 0.80% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 13
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£320 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +9.45%
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
2331 2129 2240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 72.98% 72.02% 65.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1333 1080 1185
Average daily rate £375 £333 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -2.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £234 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 113 111
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.54 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.09% -13.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £50.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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
Manchester +3 17 £323 +21.69% 5
Cheshire +11 9 £320 -30.81% 4
Lancashire - 1 £375 -
Cumbria - - - -
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 20 (35.09%) Test Scripting
2 19 (33.33%) Finance
3 16 (28.07%) HP Quality Center
4 13 (22.81%) ISTQB
4 13 (22.81%) Oracle
4 13 (22.81%) ISEB
5 12 (21.05%) HP
5 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
5 12 (21.05%) Test Strategy
6 11 (19.30%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (19.30%) SQL
6 11 (19.30%) Web Services
6 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (17.54%) Apache
8 8 (14.04%) Linux
8 8 (14.04%) Java
8 8 (14.04%) SOA
8 8 (14.04%) Validation
8 8 (14.04%) Software Testing
8 8 (14.04%) JIRA
9 7 (12.28%) QA
9 7 (12.28%) Performance Testing
9 7 (12.28%) Oracle Database
9 7 (12.28%) .NET
9 7 (12.28%) Tomcat
10 6 (10.53%) HPUX
10 6 (10.53%) VB
10 6 (10.53%) WebLogic
10 6 (10.53%) FTP
10 6 (10.53%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 10 (17.54%) Apache
2 7 (12.28%) Tomcat
3 6 (10.53%) WebLogic
4 5 (8.77%) WebLogic Integration
5 3 (5.26%) NetWeaver
6 2 (3.51%) IIS
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.75%) CMS
7 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (8.77%) MS Visio
3 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) SAP BPC
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) FTP
2 4 (7.02%) Wireless
3 3 (5.26%) GSM
3 3 (5.26%) VoIP
4 2 (3.51%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.75%) SMTP
5 1 (1.75%) HTTP
5 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.28%) Oracle Database
3 5 (8.77%) MS Access
4 3 (5.26%) SAP BW
5 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.51%) MySQL
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.75%) OLAP
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) JIRA
2 5 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.02%) CaliberRM
4 3 (5.26%) Selenium
4 3 (5.26%) Zephyr
5 2 (3.51%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.51%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (3.51%) Maven
6 1 (1.75%) HttpUnit
6 1 (1.75%) Ant
6 1 (1.75%) JUnit
6 1 (1.75%) XMLUnit
6 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
General
1 19 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Retail
3 2 (3.51%) Back Office
3 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Analyst
2 11 (19.30%) Test Analyst
3 10 (17.54%) Tester
4 5 (8.77%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.77%) Non-Functional Tester
5 4 (7.02%) Test Leader
5 4 (7.02%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Consultant
5 4 (7.02%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Programmer
6 3 (5.26%) Project Leader
6 3 (5.26%) SAP Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Test Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) SAP BPC Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Operations Business Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Digital Project Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Integration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.30%) Web Services
2 7 (12.28%) .NET
3 4 (7.02%) SOAP
3 4 (7.02%) Spring
3 4 (7.02%) .NET Framework
4 3 (5.26%) XML
5 2 (3.51%) XSD
5 2 (3.51%) XSLT
5 2 (3.51%) Middleware
5 2 (3.51%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.51%) HTML
5 2 (3.51%) Java SE
5 2 (3.51%) Java EE
5 2 (3.51%) Django
5 2 (3.51%) Java EE 5
5 2 (3.51%) REST
5 2 (3.51%) Apache Camel
6 1 (1.75%) RESTful
6 1 (1.75%) GWT
6 1 (1.75%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.77%) N-Tier
3 4 (7.02%) IVR
4 3 (5.26%) Data Extraction
5 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Linux
2 6 (10.53%) SUSE
2 6 (10.53%) HPUX
3 1 (1.75%) Solaris
3 1 (1.75%) UNIX
3 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) Test Scripting
2 12 (21.05%) Test Strategy
3 11 (19.30%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.04%) Software Testing
4 8 (14.04%) SOA
4 8 (14.04%) Validation
5 7 (12.28%) Performance Testing
6 6 (10.53%) Release Management
6 6 (10.53%) System Testing
7 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
7 5 (8.77%) Security Testing
7 5 (8.77%) Statistical Analysis
7 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.77%) Regression Testing
7 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.02%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (7.02%) Automated Testing
8 4 (7.02%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.30%) SQL
2 8 (14.04%) Java
3 6 (10.53%) VB
4 5 (8.77%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 3 (5.26%) C#
5 3 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.51%) C
6 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.51%) C++
6 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.51%) PHP
6 2 (3.51%) Python
7 1 (1.75%) Ruby
7 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (22.81%) ISEB
1 13 (22.81%) ISTQB
2 5 (8.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (8.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 5 (8.77%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) Degree
4 2 (3.51%) OCAJ
4 2 (3.51%) OCP
4 2 (3.51%) OCA
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 16 (28.07%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) Oracle
2 12 (21.05%) HP
3 6 (10.53%) TIBCO
4 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.02%) SAP
5 3 (5.26%) Curam
6 2 (3.51%) Serena
6 2 (3.51%) JBoss
6 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.75%) Adobe
7 1 (1.75%) Siebel
7 1 (1.75%) webMethods
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