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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 107 111 107
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 49 29 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.27% 0.92% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.25% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 5
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£375 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £310 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +12.67%
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
2929 2314 1753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 75.80% 73.09% 71.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1613 1185 873
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 127 85
Average hourly rate £41.00 £31.25 £25.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.20% +20.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.49 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Manchester +1 18 £450 +45.16% 3
Cheshire 0 12 £394 +27.01% 1
Merseyside -11 10 £230 -25.80% 2
Lancashire -5 3 £288 -42.50%
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 33 (38.82%) Finance
2 31 (36.47%) Oracle
3 28 (32.94%) SQL
4 27 (31.76%) SOAP
5 23 (27.06%) Java
5 23 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (25.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 22 (25.88%) XML
7 21 (24.71%) Web Services
8 19 (22.35%) Test Scripting
9 18 (21.18%) Regression Testing
10 15 (17.65%) HTML
10 15 (17.65%) Spring
11 14 (16.47%) Software Engineering
11 14 (16.47%) QA
11 14 (16.47%) J2EE
11 14 (16.47%) JUnit
11 14 (16.47%) CSS
12 13 (15.29%) SoapUI
13 12 (14.12%) Selenium
13 12 (14.12%) Security Cleared
13 12 (14.12%) IBM
13 12 (14.12%) Functional Testing
14 11 (12.94%) Project Management
14 11 (12.94%) SAP
14 11 (12.94%) UNIX
14 11 (12.94%) WSDL
14 11 (12.94%) JIRA
14 11 (12.94%) WebSphere
14 11 (12.94%) ISTQB

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (12.94%) WebSphere
2 6 (7.06%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (7.06%) Tomcat
2 6 (7.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 5 (5.88%) Confluence
4 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.18%) JBoss
5 1 (1.18%) Apache
5 1 (1.18%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (1.18%) CMS
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Oracle Retail
2 7 (8.24%) SAP HR
2 7 (8.24%) SAP Payroll
3 3 (3.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (3.53%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.53%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (2.35%) TRIRIGA
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.41%) Internet
2 7 (8.24%) HTTP
3 1 (1.18%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.18%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.59%) Relational Database
2 7 (8.24%) Oracle Database
2 7 (8.24%) RDBMS
3 6 (7.06%) MySQL
3 6 (7.06%) Informix
4 4 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.35%) Big Data
6 2 (2.35%) Essbase
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.18%) QlikView
7 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.18%) MS Access
7 1 (1.18%) DB2
7 1 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (16.47%) JUnit
2 13 (15.29%) SoapUI
3 12 (14.12%) Selenium
4 11 (12.94%) JIRA
5 8 (9.41%) Subversion
5 8 (9.41%) Cucumber
6 6 (7.06%) Mockito
7 5 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (4.71%) QAComplete
9 2 (2.35%) Zephyr
9 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.35%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (1.18%) Capybara
10 1 (1.18%) SonarQube
10 1 (1.18%) Introscope
10 1 (1.18%) Ant
10 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.18%) RSpec
10 1 (1.18%) XMLUnit
General
1 33 (38.82%) Finance
2 10 (11.76%) Banking
3 9 (10.59%) Retail
4 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.53%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.53%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.35%) Local Government
6 2 (2.35%) Marketing
6 2 (2.35%) Electronics
7 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.18%) Back Office
7 1 (1.18%) Billing
7 1 (1.18%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 37 (43.53%) Analyst
2 26 (30.59%) Test Analyst
3 22 (25.88%) Developer
4 12 (14.12%) Java Developer
5 10 (11.76%) Tester
6 7 (8.24%) Technical Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) SAP Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) SAP HR Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Hybris Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Functional Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Functional Test Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Test Leader
10 3 (3.53%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Consultant
10 3 (3.53%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Test Manager
10 3 (3.53%) Test Consultant
10 3 (3.53%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (31.76%) SOAP
2 22 (25.88%) XML
3 21 (24.71%) Web Services
4 15 (17.65%) HTML
4 15 (17.65%) Spring
5 14 (16.47%) J2EE
5 14 (16.47%) CSS
6 11 (12.94%) WSDL
7 9 (10.59%) Servlets
8 8 (9.41%) JSP
8 8 (9.41%) RESTful
9 7 (8.24%) XSL
9 7 (8.24%) Ajax
9 7 (8.24%) JDBC
9 7 (8.24%) JAX-RPC
9 7 (8.24%) jQuery
10 6 (7.06%) PowerMock
10 6 (7.06%) JAX-RS
10 6 (7.06%) JSON
11 5 (5.88%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.71%) Online Banking
3 3 (3.53%) iPad
4 2 (2.35%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.35%) DTV
4 2 (2.35%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.18%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.18%) Life Science
5 1 (1.18%) Open Source
5 1 (1.18%) User Experience
5 1 (1.18%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.94%) UNIX
2 3 (3.53%) Linux
3 1 (1.18%) SUSE
3 1 (1.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (25.88%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (22.35%) Test Scripting
4 18 (21.18%) Regression Testing
5 14 (16.47%) Software Engineering
6 12 (14.12%) Functional Testing
7 11 (12.94%) Unit Testing
7 11 (12.94%) Project Management
8 10 (11.76%) Workflow
8 10 (11.76%) System Testing
8 10 (11.76%) Test Strategy
9 9 (10.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 9 (10.59%) SAP Implementation
9 9 (10.59%) Test Management
9 9 (10.59%) Software Testing
9 9 (10.59%) TDD
9 9 (10.59%) Scrum
10 8 (9.41%) E-Commerce
11 7 (8.24%) ERP
11 7 (8.24%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 28 (32.94%) SQL
2 23 (27.06%) Java
3 9 (10.59%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.06%) PL/SQL
5 4 (4.71%) XPath
6 3 (3.53%) C++
7 2 (2.35%) Ruby
7 2 (2.35%) Perl
7 2 (2.35%) C#
8 1 (1.18%) C
8 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.18%) VB
8 1 (1.18%) Ada
8 1 (1.18%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (1.18%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.94%) ISTQB
3 9 (10.59%) ISEB
4 7 (8.24%) Degree
5 6 (7.06%) SC Cleared
6 5 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.18%) HND
7 1 (1.18%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (36.47%) Oracle
2 12 (14.12%) IBM
3 11 (12.94%) SAP
4 8 (9.41%) HP
5 5 (5.88%) hybris
6 4 (4.71%) Perforce
7 2 (2.35%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.18%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.18%) Sybase
8 1 (1.18%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.18%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.18%) Adobe
8 1 (1.18%) Compuware
8 1 (1.18%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.18%) Serena
8 1 (1.18%) Capita
8 1 (1.18%) Sitecore
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