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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 108 121 101
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -20
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 41 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.19% 0.44% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 0.60% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 7
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£295 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.83% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £282 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £324 £338
% change year-on-year
+15.74% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £39.75 £30.00 £31.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.55 £30.00 £31.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £30.00 £31.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
2538 1989 1671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.63% 72.27% 70.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1440 1019 861
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 117 90
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.49 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -4 17 £340 +7.08% 4
Merseyside -5 9 £240 -22.58% 1
Cheshire +4 8 £350 -
Lancashire -11 4 £288 -
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 30 (38.96%) Finance
2 28 (36.36%) Oracle
3 24 (31.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 23 (29.87%) SQL
5 22 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (27.27%) SOAP
7 19 (24.68%) Java
8 18 (23.38%) XML
8 18 (23.38%) Regression Testing
9 16 (20.78%) Web Services
10 15 (19.48%) Test Scripting
11 14 (18.18%) System Testing
12 13 (16.88%) Software Testing
12 13 (16.88%) Retail
13 12 (15.58%) JIRA
13 12 (15.58%) QA
13 12 (15.58%) HP Quality Center
13 12 (15.58%) SoapUI
13 12 (15.58%) HTML
14 11 (14.29%) UNIX
14 11 (14.29%) Test Strategy
14 11 (14.29%) Oracle Retail
14 11 (14.29%) Security Cleared
14 11 (14.29%) Unit Testing
14 11 (14.29%) ISTQB
14 11 (14.29%) Spring
15 10 (12.99%) Test Management
15 10 (12.99%) Selenium
15 10 (12.99%) Functional Testing
15 10 (12.99%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 5 (6.49%) Confluence
1 5 (6.49%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.19%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.90%) JBoss
3 3 (3.90%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (3.90%) NetWeaver
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.60%) IIS
4 2 (2.60%) Apache
5 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (14.29%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (3.90%) SAP BPC
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.60%) TRIRIGA
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.30%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.30%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) HTTP
1 5 (6.49%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) GSM
2 1 (1.30%) VoIP
2 1 (1.30%) SMTP
2 1 (1.30%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.30%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) Relational Database
1 5 (6.49%) MySQL
2 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.90%) Informix
3 3 (3.90%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.90%) SAP BW
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.30%) Big Data
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.30%) QlikView
5 1 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (15.58%) JIRA
1 12 (15.58%) SoapUI
2 10 (12.99%) Selenium
2 10 (12.99%) JUnit
3 6 (7.79%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (7.79%) Subversion
4 5 (6.49%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.19%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.19%) QAComplete
6 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.90%) Mockito
6 3 (3.90%) Zephyr
7 2 (2.60%) Maven
7 2 (2.60%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (1.30%) XMLUnit
8 1 (1.30%) RSpec
8 1 (1.30%) Capybara
8 1 (1.30%) HttpUnit
8 1 (1.30%) ClearCase
General
1 30 (38.96%) Finance
2 13 (16.88%) Retail
3 8 (10.39%) Banking
4 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.90%) Back Office
5 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.60%) Electronics
6 2 (2.60%) Marketing
6 2 (2.60%) Local Government
6 2 (2.60%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.30%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 29 (37.66%) Analyst
2 24 (31.17%) Test Analyst
3 15 (19.48%) Developer
4 9 (11.69%) Tester
5 6 (7.79%) Consultant
5 6 (7.79%) Test Leader
6 5 (6.49%) Hybris Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Test Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Functional Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) SAP BPC Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Test Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) SAP Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Functional Test Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.60%) Business Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Financial Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (27.27%) SOAP
2 18 (23.38%) XML
3 16 (20.78%) Web Services
4 12 (15.58%) HTML
5 11 (14.29%) Spring
6 10 (12.99%) CSS
7 7 (9.09%) J2EE
7 7 (9.09%) XSD
8 6 (7.79%) JSP
9 5 (6.49%) RESTful
9 5 (6.49%) Ajax
9 5 (6.49%) jQuery
9 5 (6.49%) Spring MVC
9 5 (6.49%) JDBC
10 4 (5.19%) Servlets
10 4 (5.19%) XSL
10 4 (5.19%) WSDL
10 4 (5.19%) Oracle Fusion
11 3 (3.90%) JAX-RS
11 3 (3.90%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) Online Banking
2 3 (3.90%) Data Extraction
2 3 (3.90%) iPad
2 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.60%) DTV
3 2 (2.60%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.60%) IVR
4 1 (1.30%) Open Source
4 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.29%) UNIX
2 2 (2.60%) Linux
3 1 (1.30%) Windows
3 1 (1.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.17%) User Acceptance Testing
2 22 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (23.38%) Regression Testing
4 15 (19.48%) Test Scripting
5 14 (18.18%) System Testing
6 13 (16.88%) Software Testing
7 11 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 11 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 10 (12.99%) Test Management
8 10 (12.99%) Functional Testing
8 10 (12.99%) Project Management
9 9 (11.69%) Scrum
9 9 (11.69%) E-Commerce
10 8 (10.39%) B2C
11 7 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (9.09%) Software Engineering
11 7 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (7.79%) Validation
12 6 (7.79%) ERP
12 6 (7.79%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.87%) SQL
2 19 (24.68%) Java
3 5 (6.49%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.19%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.90%) C++
5 3 (3.90%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.60%) C#
6 2 (2.60%) Perl
6 2 (2.60%) PHP
6 2 (2.60%) Ruby
7 1 (1.30%) Groovy
7 1 (1.30%) XPath
7 1 (1.30%) Ada
7 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 11 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 7 (9.09%) ISEB
3 6 (7.79%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.49%) VCP4
4 5 (6.49%) Degree
5 4 (5.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.30%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.58%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (15.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (36.36%) Oracle
2 9 (11.69%) HP
3 7 (9.09%) SAP
4 6 (7.79%) IBM
5 5 (6.49%) hybris
6 3 (3.90%) Perforce
7 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.30%) Capita
8 1 (1.30%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.30%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.30%) Serena
8 1 (1.30%) webMethods
8 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.30%) Adobe
8 1 (1.30%) Compuware
Manchester, Lancashire
Hudson IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Robert Walters
Rate: competitive daily rates
Posted: 6 days ago