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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 112 107 107
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 9 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.33% 0.36% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.52% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
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£288 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £284 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £404 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.22% -5.33%
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
2025 1733 1643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 73.42% 68.55% 67.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1136 850 826
Average daily rate £385 £370 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 64 69
Average hourly rate £33.75 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £9.25 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Integration Testing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 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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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 -2 5 - - 1
Glasgow - 2 £375 -
Fife +5 1 £288 -8.00%
Stirling - - - -
Integration Testing
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Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 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 16 (48.48%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (21.21%) Test Management
3 7 (21.21%) Windows
4 6 (18.18%) C++
5 5 (15.15%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Banking
6 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.12%) TDD
6 4 (12.12%) QA
6 4 (12.12%) Mainframe
6 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
7 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Retail
7 3 (9.09%) Retail Banking
7 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (9.09%) Test Planning
8 2 (6.06%) Requirements Management
8 2 (6.06%) VectorCAST
8 2 (6.06%) Zephyr
8 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.06%) BDD
8 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
8 2 (6.06%) CA Wily
8 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (6.06%) Windows 7

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 16 (48.48%) 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%) Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Test Leader
5 2 (6.06%) Tivoli Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix Server Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Applications Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Design Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Tester
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%) 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 7 (21.21%) Test Management
2 5 (15.15%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
3 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.12%) TDD
4 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 3 (9.09%) Test Planning
5 2 (6.06%) Scrum
5 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
5 2 (6.06%) Agile Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.06%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.06%) BDD
5 2 (6.06%) Requirements Management
5 2 (6.06%) Web Testing
5 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Penetration Testing
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 4 (12.12%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.06%) Firmware
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
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%) Altiris
2 2 (6.06%) Google