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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 56 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 10 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.11% - 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% - 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 2
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£338 - £365
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 - £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 - £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £327 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.19% -9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +2.77%
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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
601 720 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.00% 73.02% 69.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 347 260
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 16
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £15.65 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £22.35 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (55.56%) Selenium
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) JIRA
4 7 (38.89%) Scrum
4 7 (38.89%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
4 7 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (33.33%) ISEB
5 6 (33.33%) QA
6 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 5 (27.78%) HP
6 5 (27.78%) MS Office
6 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
7 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (22.22%) SoapUI
7 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
7 4 (22.22%) Test Planning
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 4 (22.22%) SOAP
7 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (16.67%) WCF
8 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (16.67%) Service Management
8 3 (16.67%) Finance
8 3 (16.67%) Citrix
8 3 (16.67%) BizTalk Server

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Selenium
2 8 (44.44%) JIRA
3 7 (38.89%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (22.22%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.56%) TestComplete
5 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Billing
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
1 7 (38.89%) Test Analyst
1 7 (38.89%) Test Leader
2 4 (22.22%) Test Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
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%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Web Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Tester
4 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) SOAP
2 3 (16.67%) WCF
2 3 (16.67%) XML
2 3 (16.67%) XSD
3 2 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) iSeries
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Test Scripting
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Scrum
4 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 4 (22.22%) Test Planning
4 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) Service Management
6 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
6 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Test Management
7 1 (5.56%) Agile Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
7 1 (5.56%) Analytics
7 1 (5.56%) BDD
7 1 (5.56%) Release Management
7 1 (5.56%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Java
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (33.33%) ISEB
3 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
3 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
1 5 (27.78%) HP
2 3 (16.67%) Citrix
2 3 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) Capita
4 1 (5.56%) Endeca
4 1 (5.56%) Google
4 1 (5.56%) Coremetrics
4 1 (5.56%) Ariba
4 1 (5.56%) Cognos
4 1 (5.56%) IBM