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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 54 - 73
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 12 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.42% - 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% - 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 1
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£344 - £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.23%
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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
617 675 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 73.02% 71.73% 70.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 307 270
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £274 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 20
Average hourly rate £21.55 £19.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% -36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £15.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £22.25 £32.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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 1 July 2015.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 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 14 (70.00%) Test Scripting
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Selenium
3 9 (45.00%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (45.00%) System Integration Testing
4 8 (40.00%) JIRA
5 7 (35.00%) Scrum
5 7 (35.00%) ISEB
5 7 (35.00%) HP UFT
5 7 (35.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (30.00%) QA
6 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
6 6 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Finance
7 5 (25.00%) MS Office
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (25.00%) HP
7 5 (25.00%) Test Planning
7 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
8 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (20.00%) SoapUI
8 4 (20.00%) SAP
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (20.00%) SOAP
8 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 3 (15.00%) XML
9 3 (15.00%) XSD
9 3 (15.00%) Java

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Selenium
2 8 (40.00%) JIRA
3 7 (35.00%) HP UFT
4 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (20.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (10.00%) LoadRunner
6 1 (5.00%) TestComplete
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Billing
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Test Analyst
1 7 (35.00%) Test Leader
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Tester
5 1 (5.00%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Web Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Web Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) SOAP
2 3 (15.00%) XML
2 3 (15.00%) XSD
2 3 (15.00%) WCF
3 2 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) AS400
1 1 (5.00%) iSeries
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Test Scripting
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) System Integration Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Scrum
5 6 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Test Planning
6 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (15.00%) Test Management
7 3 (15.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Service Management
8 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
8 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
8 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
9 1 (5.00%) BDD
9 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Java
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Python
2 1 (5.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) ISEB
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
1 7 (35.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (25.00%) HP
2 4 (20.00%) SAP
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) Capita
5 1 (5.00%) Endeca
5 1 (5.00%) Google
5 1 (5.00%) Coremetrics
5 1 (5.00%) Ariba
5 1 (5.00%) Cognos
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
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