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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integration Testing
Rank 109 114 113
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 57 47 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.41% 1.20% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.54% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 24 15
Median daily rate £425 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +20.96%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.40 £41.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +4.37%
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
3289 3054 2399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.55% 78.09% 75.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2040 1685 1253
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 £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 145 136
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +27.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +5 28 £425 +6.25%
Manchester -6 15 £325 -27.77% 4
Lancashire +9 11 £238 -36.66%
Merseyside -5 1 £230 +2.22%
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 47 (58.75%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (43.75%) Java
3 30 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 26 (32.50%) XML
5 24 (30.00%) Finance
6 21 (26.25%) JIRA
7 19 (23.75%) Oracle
8 18 (22.50%) Web Services
8 18 (22.50%) Unit Testing
9 17 (21.25%) Software Testing
9 17 (21.25%) Spring
9 17 (21.25%) Banking
9 17 (21.25%) C++
10 16 (20.00%) E-Commerce
10 16 (20.00%) Regression Testing
10 16 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
11 15 (18.75%) Test Scripting
11 15 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (17.50%) Selenium
12 14 (17.50%) Degree
12 14 (17.50%) JavaScript
12 14 (17.50%) SQL
13 12 (15.00%) CSS
13 12 (15.00%) JDBC
13 12 (15.00%) IBM
13 12 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (13.75%) Test Management
14 11 (13.75%) Spring MVC
14 11 (13.75%) BDD
14 11 (13.75%) WebSphere

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 11 (13.75%) WebSphere
2 8 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 8 (10.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 7 (8.75%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (6.25%) Confluence
4 5 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.00%) Apache
5 4 (5.00%) iPlanet
6 2 (2.50%) Node.js
7 1 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.25%) CICS
7 1 (1.25%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Magento
2 2 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.25%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.50%) HTTP
2 5 (6.25%) HTTPS
3 4 (5.00%) Internet
4 2 (2.50%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.50%) RS-422
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.75%) MySQL
2 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.50%) Redis
5 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 21 (26.25%) JIRA
2 14 (17.50%) Selenium
3 9 (11.25%) Rational DOORS
3 9 (11.25%) Subversion
4 8 (10.00%) JUnit
5 7 (8.75%) Jenkins
6 6 (7.50%) Cucumber
7 5 (6.25%) Visual Studio
8 4 (5.00%) Checkstyle
8 4 (5.00%) FindBugs
8 4 (5.00%) Introscope
8 4 (5.00%) Maven
8 4 (5.00%) Mockito
8 4 (5.00%) Rational Rhapsody
8 4 (5.00%) SonarQube
8 4 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (5.00%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.50%) HP UFT
9 2 (2.50%) VectorCAST
9 2 (2.50%) Zephyr
General
1 24 (30.00%) Finance
2 17 (21.25%) Banking
3 6 (7.50%) Retail
4 4 (5.00%) Avionics
4 4 (5.00%) Billing
4 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.75%) Electronics
6 2 (2.50%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.50%) Marketing
7 1 (1.25%) Automotive
7 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (27.50%) Developer
2 12 (15.00%) Analyst
2 12 (15.00%) Software Engineer
2 12 (15.00%) Test Analyst
3 9 (11.25%) Java Developer
3 9 (11.25%) Senior Developer
4 8 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 8 (10.00%) Test Manager
5 7 (8.75%) Tester
6 6 (7.50%) Agile Test Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) Software Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Ada Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Hybris Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Lead Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Test Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Ada Software Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Technical Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (32.50%) XML
2 18 (22.50%) Web Services
3 17 (21.25%) Spring
4 12 (15.00%) CSS
4 12 (15.00%) JDBC
5 11 (13.75%) JSP
5 11 (13.75%) Spring MVC
6 10 (12.50%) HTML
6 10 (12.50%) jQuery
7 9 (11.25%) J2EE
8 8 (10.00%) Middleware
8 8 (10.00%) SOAP
9 7 (8.75%) XSLT
10 6 (7.50%) .NET
10 6 (7.50%) JAXB
10 6 (7.50%) JAX-WS
10 6 (7.50%) Servlets
10 6 (7.50%) WSDL
11 5 (6.25%) JSON
11 5 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) iPad
1 5 (6.25%) Online Banking
1 5 (6.25%) SWIFT
2 4 (5.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.50%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.25%) CAN bus
4 1 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.25%) Replication
4 1 (1.25%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.25%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.75%) Linux
1 7 (8.75%) Unix
2 3 (3.75%) Windows
3 1 (1.25%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (58.75%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 18 (22.50%) Unit Testing
4 17 (21.25%) Software Testing
5 16 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 16 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 16 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
6 15 (18.75%) Test Scripting
6 15 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (13.75%) BDD
8 11 (13.75%) MVC
8 11 (13.75%) Test Management
9 10 (12.50%) Automated Testing
9 10 (12.50%) Kanban
10 9 (11.25%) Open Source
10 9 (11.25%) Project Management
10 9 (11.25%) Scrum
10 9 (11.25%) System Testing
10 9 (11.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (43.75%) Java
2 17 (21.25%) C++
3 14 (17.50%) JavaScript
3 14 (17.50%) SQL
4 7 (8.75%) Ada
4 7 (8.75%) PHP
4 7 (8.75%) Ruby
5 6 (7.50%) C
6 4 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.75%) C#
7 3 (3.75%) Python
8 2 (2.50%) Go
8 2 (2.50%) Perl
9 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (17.50%) Degree
2 11 (13.75%) ISEB
3 10 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 10 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 9 (11.25%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.50%) HND
6 2 (2.50%) PhD
7 1 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.25%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.25%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (23.75%) Oracle
2 12 (15.00%) IBM
3 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.25%) CA
4 5 (6.25%) hybris
5 4 (5.00%) Perforce
5 4 (5.00%) SAP
5 4 (5.00%) Serena
6 1 (1.25%) Facebook
6 1 (1.25%) HP
6 1 (1.25%) Twitter
6 1 (1.25%) VMware
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