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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integration Testing
Rank 121 106 116
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 42 52 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.13% 1.38% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.76% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 15
Median daily rate £370 £375 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £285 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +0.62%
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
3005 2950 2214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.11% 78.10% 74.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1886 1737 1212
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 126 92
Median hourly rate £23.50 £37.00 £26.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.48% +38.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £57.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Cheshire +10 19 £475 +11.76% 2
Manchester -15 13 £300 -25.00% 3
Merseyside -4 4 £231 +164.28% 1
Lancashire -21 2 £321 -11.62%
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 69 (66.99%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (46.60%) Java
3 43 (41.75%) Finance
4 41 (39.81%) XML
5 40 (38.83%) Software Engineering
6 38 (36.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 35 (33.98%) Web Services
8 34 (33.01%) System Integration Testing
9 30 (29.13%) Oracle
9 30 (29.13%) Spring
10 27 (26.21%) JIRA
10 27 (26.21%) JDBC
11 26 (25.24%) Software Testing
11 26 (25.24%) Waterfall
12 25 (24.27%) Kanban
12 25 (24.27%) J2EE
13 23 (22.33%) SQL
13 23 (22.33%) SOAP
13 23 (22.33%) Regression Testing
13 23 (22.33%) BDD
14 21 (20.39%) WSDL
14 21 (20.39%) JAXB
14 21 (20.39%) JAX-WS
14 21 (20.39%) Selenium
14 21 (20.39%) AOP
15 20 (19.42%) ISTQB
15 20 (19.42%) ISEB
16 19 (18.45%) JavaScript
17 17 (16.50%) Banking
18 16 (15.53%) TDD

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 15 (14.56%) WebSphere
2 11 (10.68%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (6.80%) IBM HTTP Server
3 7 (6.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (3.88%) Confluence
5 3 (2.91%) Apache
5 3 (2.91%) iPlanet
5 3 (2.91%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.94%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.97%) CICS
7 1 (0.97%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Mingle
1 2 (1.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Magento
2 5 (4.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (3.88%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (2.91%) SAP CO
4 3 (2.91%) SAP PS
5 2 (1.94%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (0.97%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.74%) HTTP
2 6 (5.83%) Internet
3 4 (3.88%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.94%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.94%) RS-422
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.74%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.85%) MySQL
3 3 (2.91%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.94%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.94%) Redis
4 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.97%) DB2
Development Applications
1 27 (26.21%) JIRA
2 21 (20.39%) Selenium
3 12 (11.65%) Jenkins
3 12 (11.65%) Subversion
4 11 (10.68%) JUnit
5 6 (5.83%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.88%) Checkstyle
6 4 (3.88%) FindBugs
6 4 (3.88%) Maven
6 4 (3.88%) Mockito
6 4 (3.88%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (3.88%) SonarQube
6 4 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.88%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.91%) Introscope
7 3 (2.91%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.94%) CaliberRM
8 2 (1.94%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.94%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.94%) Zephyr
General
1 43 (41.75%) Finance
2 17 (16.50%) Banking
3 6 (5.83%) Retail
4 4 (3.88%) Billing
5 3 (2.91%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.94%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.94%) Avionics
6 2 (1.94%) Electronics
7 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (33.98%) Developer
2 23 (22.33%) Analyst
2 23 (22.33%) Java Developer
2 23 (22.33%) Test Analyst
3 19 (18.45%) Senior Developer
4 15 (14.56%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (10.68%) Applications Developer
6 10 (9.71%) Java Applications Developer
6 10 (9.71%) Senior Applications Developer
6 10 (9.71%) Senior Java Applications Developer
6 10 (9.71%) Test Manager
7 9 (8.74%) Test Leader
8 8 (7.77%) Software Engineer
9 7 (6.80%) Agile Test Analyst
9 7 (6.80%) Tester
10 5 (4.85%) Digital Developer
10 5 (4.85%) E-Commerce Analyst
10 5 (4.85%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
11 4 (3.88%) Ada Engineer
11 4 (3.88%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (39.81%) XML
2 35 (33.98%) Web Services
3 30 (29.13%) Spring
4 27 (26.21%) JDBC
5 25 (24.27%) J2EE
6 23 (22.33%) SOAP
7 21 (20.39%) JAXB
7 21 (20.39%) JAX-WS
7 21 (20.39%) WSDL
8 15 (14.56%) JSON
8 15 (14.56%) RESTful
9 12 (11.65%) CSS
9 12 (11.65%) HTML
9 12 (11.65%) XSLT
10 10 (9.71%) Middleware
11 9 (8.74%) JSP
11 9 (8.74%) Spring MVC
12 8 (7.77%) Apache Camel
12 8 (7.77%) jQuery
12 8 (7.77%) POJO
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.85%) Online Banking
1 5 (4.85%) SWIFT
2 4 (3.88%) iPad
2 4 (3.88%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.94%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.97%) Animation
5 1 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.97%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.97%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.97%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.80%) Linux
2 6 (5.83%) Unix
3 1 (0.97%) MVS
3 1 (0.97%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (66.99%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (38.83%) Software Engineering
3 38 (36.89%) User Acceptance Testing
4 34 (33.01%) System Integration Testing
5 26 (25.24%) Software Testing
5 26 (25.24%) Waterfall
6 25 (24.27%) Kanban
7 23 (22.33%) BDD
7 23 (22.33%) Regression Testing
8 21 (20.39%) AOP
9 16 (15.53%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (15.53%) System Testing
9 16 (15.53%) TDD
9 16 (15.53%) Test Management
9 16 (15.53%) Test Scripting
10 15 (14.56%) E-Commerce
11 12 (11.65%) Scrum
11 12 (11.65%) Unit Testing
12 11 (10.68%) Performance Testing
12 11 (10.68%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (46.60%) Java
2 23 (22.33%) SQL
3 19 (18.45%) JavaScript
4 12 (11.65%) C++
5 9 (8.74%) PL/SQL
6 8 (7.77%) PHP
6 8 (7.77%) Ruby
7 5 (4.85%) C
8 4 (3.88%) Ada
9 3 (2.91%) C#
9 3 (2.91%) Python
10 2 (1.94%) Go
11 1 (0.97%) ABAP
11 1 (0.97%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (19.42%) ISEB
1 20 (19.42%) ISTQB
2 14 (13.59%) Degree
3 10 (9.71%) Security Cleared
4 9 (8.74%) SC Cleared
5 7 (6.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.91%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.94%) PhD
8 1 (0.97%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.74%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.97%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) CA Wily
2 2 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (29.13%) Oracle
2 16 (15.53%) IBM
3 6 (5.83%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.83%) SAP
4 4 (3.88%) CA
4 4 (3.88%) Perforce
5 3 (2.91%) hybris
6 2 (1.94%) HP
6 2 (1.94%) Serena
6 2 (1.94%) Sony
7 1 (0.97%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.97%) Facebook
7 1 (0.97%) Rally
7 1 (0.97%) Twitter
7 1 (0.97%) VMware
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