The table below looks at the statistics for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 31 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 0.37% 0.49% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£175 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 -
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -
Integration Testing
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
186 166 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 68.13% 80.98% 82.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 110 55
Average daily rate £450 £403 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.80% -5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Integration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Integration Testing across the Northampton region.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Integration Testing
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Control-M
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) DTS
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DTS
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Control-M
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP