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 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 70 75 56
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 8 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.77% 0.19% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.25% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate
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£356 £218 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.56% -37.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.96% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +11.11%
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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
671 787 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 64.96% 75.53% 70.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 404 207
Average daily rate £400 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 12
Average hourly rate £30.25 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £15.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £180.00 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 March 2015.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Integration Testing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
2 7 (87.50%) JIRA
2 7 (87.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
2 7 (87.50%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
4 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Test Management
5 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
6 1 (12.50%) Service Management
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) ISEB
6 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Software Testing

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
2 7 (87.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (87.50%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Web Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Web Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
3 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Management
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft