The table below looks at the statistics for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 116 112 107
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 8 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.29% 0.44% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.64% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
Average daily rate
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£256 £335 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.50% -12.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £294 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £470 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.34% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.91%
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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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2065 1730 1640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 73.72% 68.71% 67.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1137 852 817
Average daily rate £380 £370 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 59 65
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £9.25 £13.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Integration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Integration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing across the Scotland region.

Integration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -9 4 - - 1
Glasgow -3 2 - -
Fife +4 1 £288 -8.00% 1
Stirling - - - -
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Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 21 (63.64%) Finance
2 17 (51.52%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (21.21%) Windows
4 6 (18.18%) C++
5 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Test Management
5 5 (15.15%) Banking
5 5 (15.15%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.12%) TDD
6 4 (12.12%) Mainframe
6 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
7 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (9.09%) Retail
7 3 (9.09%) Retail Banking
7 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 3 (9.09%) QA
7 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (9.09%) Test Planning
8 2 (6.06%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.06%) BDD
8 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
8 2 (6.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (6.06%) VectorCAST
8 2 (6.06%) Zephyr
8 2 (6.06%) CA Wily

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 17 (51.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) DHCP
1 2 (6.06%) HTTP
1 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) JUnit
1 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.06%) Introscope
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
1 2 (6.06%) CppUnit
1 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (6.06%) GoogleTest
1 2 (6.06%) VectorCAST
1 2 (6.06%) Zephyr
2 1 (3.03%) CodeRush
2 1 (3.03%) ReSharper
General
1 21 (63.64%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Retail
3 3 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Test Leader
5 2 (6.06%) Tivoli Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix Server Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Applications Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Design Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) ATL
1 2 (6.06%) COM+
1 2 (6.06%) DCOM
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
1 2 (6.06%) STL
1 2 (6.06%) XML
1 2 (6.06%) Middleware
1 2 (6.06%) OLE DB
1 2 (6.06%) Java EE
1 2 (6.06%) Application Packaging
1 2 (6.06%) FIX Protocol
1 2 (6.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.06%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.03%) SCORM
3 1 (3.03%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000
3 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
3 2 (6.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Requirements Analysis
1 5 (15.15%) Test Management
1 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
2 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.12%) TDD
3 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
3 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 3 (9.09%) Test Planning
4 2 (6.06%) Scrum
4 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
4 2 (6.06%) BDD
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Performance Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Web Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
4 2 (6.06%) Test Automation
4 2 (6.06%) Agile Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) C++
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
2 2 (6.06%) C
2 2 (6.06%) Embedded C++
3 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.03%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.03%) ISEB
3 1 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.06%) Firmware
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Tivoli
1 2 (6.06%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Citrix
2 2 (6.06%) CA
2 2 (6.06%) VMware
2 2 (6.06%) Altiris
2 2 (6.06%) Google