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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Integration Testing
England / North West
Rank 100 141 101
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -40
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 31 17 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.19% 0.45% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 0.55% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 18
Median daily rate £360 £388 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% +43.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £260 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £438 £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Median hourly rate £49.50 £40.00 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.75% +15.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £31.00 £21.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.70 £40.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.38 £44.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +11.25%

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
2135 3073 2410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.08% 80.95% 76.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1375 1875 1444
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 110 99
Median hourly rate £37.25 £38.00 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.97% +35.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +20 13 £340 -20.00% 1
Lancashire +7 11 £475 -
Cheshire +27 4 £226 -35.35%
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 17 (30.36%) Java
2 16 (28.57%) SAP
2 16 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
3 15 (26.79%) SQL
3 15 (26.79%) Finance
4 14 (25.00%) Workflow
5 13 (23.21%) Software Engineering
6 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (21.43%) Automated Testing
7 11 (19.64%) Perl
7 11 (19.64%) C
7 11 (19.64%) Oracle
8 10 (17.86%) QA
8 10 (17.86%) Selenium
8 10 (17.86%) Unit Testing
9 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
9 9 (16.07%) Degree
10 8 (14.29%) Ruby
10 8 (14.29%) XML
10 8 (14.29%) ERP
10 8 (14.29%) Test Scripting
10 8 (14.29%) Test Strategy
11 7 (12.50%) Functional Testing
11 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
11 7 (12.50%) Defect Management
11 7 (12.50%) Virtual Team
11 7 (12.50%) COBOL
11 7 (12.50%) .NET
11 7 (12.50%) Oracle EBS

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 3 (5.36%) NetWeaver
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.79%) CICS
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) IaaS
1 3 (5.36%) PaaS
1 3 (5.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) DB2
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.36%) SAP BW
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.79%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.79%) MS Access
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.79%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Selenium
2 6 (10.71%) JIRA
2 6 (10.71%) StarTeam
3 5 (8.93%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (8.93%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (8.93%) SoapUI
3 5 (8.93%) VectorCAST
4 3 (5.36%) ClearCase
5 2 (3.57%) JMeter
5 2 (3.57%) LoadRunner
5 2 (3.57%) LoadUI
5 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.79%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.79%) Rational Robot
6 1 (1.79%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.79%) Zephyr
General
1 15 (26.79%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Manufacturing
3 5 (8.93%) Avionics
3 5 (8.93%) Retail
4 3 (5.36%) Aerospace
4 3 (5.36%) Legal
5 2 (3.57%) General Ledger
5 2 (3.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Developer
2 13 (23.21%) Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) SAP Developer
4 6 (10.71%) SAPUI5 Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Tester
5 5 (8.93%) Lead Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Senior Test Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) QA Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Automation Tester
7 3 (5.36%) SAP Basis Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Tester
8 2 (3.57%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) XML
2 7 (12.50%) .NET
3 6 (10.71%) SAPUI5
3 6 (10.71%) SOAP
4 3 (5.36%) Gherkin
4 3 (5.36%) SAP Basis
4 3 (5.36%) SAP TM
5 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.57%) J2EE
5 2 (3.57%) JSON
5 2 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.79%) EDI
6 1 (1.79%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Virtual Team
2 4 (7.14%) Life Science
3 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) Clustering
4 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.57%) EPoS
4 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.79%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
2 14 (25.00%) Workflow
3 13 (23.21%) Software Engineering
4 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (21.43%) Automated Testing
5 10 (17.86%) Unit Testing
6 8 (14.29%) ERP
6 8 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 8 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 7 (12.50%) Defect Management
7 7 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 7 (12.50%) Regression Testing
7 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (10.71%) TDD
9 5 (8.93%) High Availability
9 5 (8.93%) HOOD
9 5 (8.93%) Manual Testing
9 5 (8.93%) Performance Testing
9 5 (8.93%) SDLC
9 5 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.36%) Java
2 15 (26.79%) SQL
3 11 (19.64%) C
3 11 (19.64%) Perl
4 8 (14.29%) Ruby
5 7 (12.50%) COBOL
6 6 (10.71%) C#
6 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.71%) Python
6 6 (10.71%) Shell Script
7 5 (8.93%) Ada
8 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.79%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.79%) JCL
9 1 (1.79%) Progress 4GL
9 1 (1.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) Degree
1 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.93%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.36%) HND
4 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.57%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.57%) ISEB
5 2 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.86%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.79%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) SAP
2 11 (19.64%) Oracle
3 6 (10.71%) HP
3 6 (10.71%) ICL
4 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.57%) IBM
5 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.79%) Capita
6 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.79%) Progress
6 1 (1.79%) Saba