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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 121 110 116
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 49 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.13% 0.85% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.15% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 4
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£330 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £353 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £70.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -42.85%
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
3447 2264 2046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 79.15% 73.91% 71.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2119 1248 1034
Average daily rate £415 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 101 110
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.83 £22.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.08% +19.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £67.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 September 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 September 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 -7 30 £400 +26.48% 2
Cheshire -11 7 £425 +34.92% 1
Merseyside -7 4 £108 -65.87% 2
Lancashire -12 4 £320 -7.58%
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 54 (55.10%) System Integration Testing
2 34 (34.69%) Test Scripting
3 33 (33.67%) Oracle
4 25 (25.51%) SQL
5 24 (24.49%) Finance
5 24 (24.49%) IBM
6 21 (21.43%) Java
6 21 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 20 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (19.39%) XML
9 18 (18.37%) WebSphere
9 18 (18.37%) SDLC
10 17 (17.35%) Relational Database
10 17 (17.35%) Web Services
10 17 (17.35%) Migration
10 17 (17.35%) RDBMS
11 16 (16.33%) SOAP
11 16 (16.33%) SAP
11 16 (16.33%) QA
11 16 (16.33%) Security Cleared
12 15 (15.31%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (15.31%) ISEB
13 14 (14.29%) Performance Testing
13 14 (14.29%) Software Engineering
14 13 (13.27%) Data Conversion
14 13 (13.27%) WSDL
15 12 (12.24%) J2EE
15 12 (12.24%) Automated Testing
15 12 (12.24%) Oracle Database
16 11 (11.22%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 18 (18.37%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (4.08%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.04%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.02%) JBoss
4 1 (1.02%) Apache
4 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.02%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (1.02%) CMS
4 1 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (4.08%) MS Office
2 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (7.14%) SAP HR
1 7 (7.14%) SAP Payroll
2 4 (4.08%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (2.04%) ResourceLink
4 1 (1.02%) Magento
4 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.02%) SAP PS
4 1 (1.02%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.18%) HTTP
2 6 (6.12%) FTP
3 5 (5.10%) Internet
3 5 (5.10%) SMTP
4 1 (1.02%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.02%) SAN
4 1 (1.02%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.35%) RDBMS
1 17 (17.35%) Relational Database
2 12 (12.24%) Oracle Database
3 8 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.10%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.08%) Informix
6 3 (3.06%) DB2
6 3 (3.06%) MySQL
7 2 (2.04%) Essbase
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.02%) Big Data
8 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.02%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (8.16%) JUnit
2 6 (6.12%) Selenium
2 6 (6.12%) SoapUI
3 5 (5.10%) Cucumber
3 5 (5.10%) JIRA
4 4 (4.08%) Subversion
4 4 (4.08%) Mockito
5 3 (3.06%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.06%) Cactus
6 2 (2.04%) Rational Performance Tester
6 2 (2.04%) Rational Functional Tester
6 2 (2.04%) HP UFT
6 2 (2.04%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.02%) Appium
7 1 (1.02%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.02%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.02%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.02%) XMLUnit
General
1 24 (24.49%) Finance
2 7 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 7 (7.14%) Retail
3 5 (5.10%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.06%) Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.02%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (33.67%) Analyst
2 22 (22.45%) Test Analyst
3 16 (16.33%) Developer
4 14 (14.29%) Test Manager
5 10 (10.20%) Java Developer
6 9 (9.18%) Architect
6 9 (9.18%) Test Leader
7 8 (8.16%) Technical Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
9 6 (6.12%) SAP HR Analyst
9 6 (6.12%) Integration Architect
10 5 (5.10%) Software Engineer
10 5 (5.10%) Consultant
10 5 (5.10%) Senior Developer
11 4 (4.08%) Programmer
11 4 (4.08%) Tester
11 4 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
12 3 (3.06%) Senior Programmer
12 3 (3.06%) Java Software Engineer
12 3 (3.06%) Senior Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.39%) XML
2 17 (17.35%) Web Services
3 16 (16.33%) SOAP
4 13 (13.27%) WSDL
5 12 (12.24%) J2EE
6 11 (11.22%) Spring
7 10 (10.20%) HTML
8 9 (9.18%) JDBC
9 8 (8.16%) Servlets
9 8 (8.16%) XSLT
10 7 (7.14%) CSS
10 7 (7.14%) JAX-WS
11 6 (6.12%) .NET
12 5 (5.10%) JAX-RPC
12 5 (5.10%) SAP XI
12 5 (5.10%) RESTful
13 4 (4.08%) JiBX
13 4 (4.08%) POJO
13 4 (4.08%) PowerMock
13 4 (4.08%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.27%) Data Conversion
2 8 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.06%) Web 2.0
4 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.04%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.02%) User Experience
5 1 (1.02%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.02%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.02%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.22%) UNIX
2 9 (9.18%) VME
3 6 (6.12%) Linux
4 5 (5.10%) Windows XP
4 5 (5.10%) Windows
4 5 (5.10%) Solaris
5 1 (1.02%) Android
5 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.02%) HPUX
5 1 (1.02%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (55.10%) System Integration Testing
2 34 (34.69%) Test Scripting
3 21 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 20 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (18.37%) SDLC
6 17 (17.35%) Migration
7 15 (15.31%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (14.29%) Performance Testing
8 14 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 12 (12.24%) Automated Testing
10 11 (11.22%) Regression Testing
11 9 (9.18%) ITIL
11 9 (9.18%) SAP Implementation
11 9 (9.18%) Unit Testing
11 9 (9.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 8 (8.16%) Waterfall
12 8 (8.16%) Non-Functional Testing
12 8 (8.16%) Workflow
13 7 (7.14%) Scrum
13 7 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 25 (25.51%) SQL
2 21 (21.43%) Java
3 9 (9.18%) COBOL
4 8 (8.16%) PL/SQL
5 7 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.14%) XPath
6 4 (4.08%) C#
7 1 (1.02%) C++
7 1 (1.02%) C
7 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.02%) VB
7 1 (1.02%) Ada
7 1 (1.02%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (1.02%) Ruby
7 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.02%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (16.33%) Security Cleared
2 15 (15.31%) ISEB
3 10 (10.20%) Degree
4 7 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
4 7 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 7 (7.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (4.08%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.08%) BC Cleared
6 3 (3.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.02%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.02%) OCAJ
7 1 (1.02%) OCP
7 1 (1.02%) OCA
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.33%) QA
2 5 (5.10%) SLA
3 4 (4.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (4.08%) GMP
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (10.20%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (6.12%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 33 (33.67%) Oracle
2 24 (24.49%) IBM
3 16 (16.33%) SAP
4 11 (11.22%) HP
5 5 (5.10%) webMethods
5 5 (5.10%) Teradata
6 4 (4.08%) Green Hat
6 4 (4.08%) Perforce
7 3 (3.06%) Sybase
8 2 (2.04%) Siebel
8 2 (2.04%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.02%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.02%) Adobe
9 1 (1.02%) Compuware
9 1 (1.02%) VMware
9 1 (1.02%) Serena
9 1 (1.02%) BT
9 1 (1.02%) ATG
9 1 (1.02%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.02%) hybris
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