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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 107 104 109
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 17 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.62% 0.49% 0.045%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.70% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 1
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£340 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -22.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.11% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.40%
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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
2092 1721 1484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.85% 70.53% 67.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1140 876 773
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 47 31
Average hourly rate £24.75 £32.50 £21.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.84% +52.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £9.38 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 -11 9 £340 +11.93% 2
Glasgow 0 7 - -
Fife - - - -
Lothian - - - -
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Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (67.74%) Finance
2 16 (51.61%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (22.58%) QA
4 6 (19.35%) C++
4 6 (19.35%) SQL
4 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
5 5 (16.13%) Performance Testing
5 5 (16.13%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (16.13%) Banking
5 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
5 5 (16.13%) Windows
6 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
6 4 (12.90%) Mainframe
6 4 (12.90%) .NET
6 4 (12.90%) Retail
6 4 (12.90%) Retail Banking
7 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.68%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
7 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
7 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
7 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
7 3 (9.68%) C#
7 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
7 3 (9.68%) ATL
7 3 (9.68%) COM+
7 3 (9.68%) DCOM
7 3 (9.68%) STL
7 3 (9.68%) XML

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.23%) CMS
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Agresso
1 1 (3.23%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 16 (51.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) HTTP
2 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.45%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) DB2
3 1 (3.23%) MS Access
3 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) CppUnit
2 2 (6.45%) GoogleTest
2 2 (6.45%) VectorCAST
2 2 (6.45%) JUnit
3 1 (3.23%) CodeRush
3 1 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (3.23%) ReSharper
3 1 (3.23%) Selenium
3 1 (3.23%) FitNesse
General
1 21 (67.74%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Retail
3 4 (12.90%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Tester
3 4 (12.90%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Test Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Performance Tester
5 2 (6.45%) Design Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Test Leader
5 2 (6.45%) Tivoli Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Development Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) QA Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) .NET
2 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
2 3 (9.68%) ATL
2 3 (9.68%) COM+
2 3 (9.68%) DCOM
2 3 (9.68%) STL
2 3 (9.68%) XML
2 3 (9.68%) OLE DB
2 3 (9.68%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (6.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (6.45%) HTML
3 2 (6.45%) Web Services
3 2 (6.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.45%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.23%) SCORM
3 1 (3.23%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.23%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) UNIX
2 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.23%) zOS
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
2 5 (16.13%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (16.13%) Performance Testing
3 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
3 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.45%) TDD
4 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Validation
4 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.45%) Scrum
4 2 (6.45%) Project Management
4 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
4 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Test Management
4 2 (6.45%) Automation Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Test Planning
4 2 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) C++
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
2 3 (9.68%) C#
3 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.23%) C
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) VB
4 1 (3.23%) VBA
4 1 (3.23%) Embedded C++
4 1 (3.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ISEB
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Firmware
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) VMware
2 2 (6.45%) Google
3 1 (3.23%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) Lotus
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) SAP
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