The table below looks at the statistics for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 60 - 71
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 9 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.96% - 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% - 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £575
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% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
672 612 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 71.87% 69.23% 71.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 281 292
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 16
Average hourly rate £21.55 £18.04 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.48% -40.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £15.15 £17.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.03 £22.00 £37.50
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 Reading

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

Integration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Integration Testing across the Reading region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 13 (72.22%) Test Scripting
2 9 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
3 7 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (33.33%) SAP
4 6 (33.33%) ISEB
4 6 (33.33%) Finance
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 6 (33.33%) QA
4 6 (33.33%) Selenium
5 5 (27.78%) HP
5 5 (27.78%) MS Office
5 5 (27.78%) Test Planning
5 5 (27.78%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
5 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) SoapUI
6 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 4 (22.22%) SOAP
6 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 4 (22.22%) JIRA
7 3 (16.67%) WCF
7 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (16.67%) Scrum
7 3 (16.67%) XML
7 3 (16.67%) XSD
7 3 (16.67%) SQL

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
2 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Selenium
2 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (22.22%) JIRA
2 4 (22.22%) SoapUI
3 3 (16.67%) HP UFT
4 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner
5 1 (5.56%) TestComplete
5 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Billing
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Test Analyst
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Test Leader
3 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Business Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Business Objects Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Web Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Web Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) SOAP
2 3 (16.67%) XML
2 3 (16.67%) XSD
2 3 (16.67%) WCF
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) .NET
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) AS400
1 1 (5.56%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Test Scripting
2 9 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
3 7 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) Test Planning
5 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
6 3 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (16.67%) Scrum
7 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
7 2 (11.11%) Service Management
7 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (11.11%) Test Management
7 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.56%) BDD
8 1 (5.56%) Agile Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) ISEB
1 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 6 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) SAP
2 5 (27.78%) HP
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (11.11%) Capita
6 1 (5.56%) Endeca
6 1 (5.56%) Google
6 1 (5.56%) Coremetrics
6 1 (5.56%) Ariba
6 1 (5.56%) VMware
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle
6 1 (5.56%) Cognos
6 1 (5.56%) IBM