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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 108 102 99
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 22 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.79% 0.37% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.52% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 8
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£288 £300 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £208 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £428 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £34.75
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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
2129 1717 1720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.23% 69.88% 65.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 871 815
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 37 67
Average hourly rate £21.50 £29.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.86% +65.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.30 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -12 12 £375 -9.09%
Glasgow -3 6 £313 +47.05%
Fife - 1 £288 -
Aberdeen - - - -
Stirling - - - -
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Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 28 (58.33%) Finance
2 21 (43.75%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (22.92%) Test Management
4 9 (18.75%) Windows
5 8 (16.67%) TDD
6 7 (14.58%) Banking
6 7 (14.58%) Software Testing
6 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
7 6 (12.50%) C++
7 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (12.50%) Mainframe
7 6 (12.50%) Scrum
7 6 (12.50%) Performance Testing
7 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
8 5 (10.42%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (10.42%) QA
8 5 (10.42%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (8.33%) SQL
9 4 (8.33%) .NET
9 4 (8.33%) Regression Testing
9 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
9 4 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (8.33%) DevOps
10 3 (6.25%) C#
10 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
10 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
10 3 (6.25%) Windows 2000

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (4.17%) IIS
1 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 21 (43.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (4.17%) DHCP
2 2 (4.17%) HTTP
2 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.08%) SAN
3 1 (2.08%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) DB2
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) JUnit
1 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.17%) Introscope
1 2 (4.17%) JIRA
1 2 (4.17%) CppUnit
1 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.17%) GoogleTest
1 2 (4.17%) VectorCAST
1 2 (4.17%) Zephyr
2 1 (2.08%) CodeRush
2 1 (2.08%) ReSharper
General
1 28 (58.33%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Retail
3 3 (6.25%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (16.67%) Developer
2 7 (14.58%) Analyst
2 7 (14.58%) Test Manager
3 6 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 6 (12.50%) Consultant
4 4 (8.33%) Release Manager
4 4 (8.33%) Storage Consultant
4 4 (8.33%) Mainframe Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Test Leader
5 3 (6.25%) Citrix Server Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Server Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Design Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Junior
6 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) .NET
2 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.25%) Application Packaging
3 2 (4.17%) jQuery
3 2 (4.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (4.17%) XML
3 2 (4.17%) Middleware
3 2 (4.17%) OLE DB
3 2 (4.17%) Java EE
3 2 (4.17%) ATL
3 2 (4.17%) COM+
3 2 (4.17%) DCOM
3 2 (4.17%) CSS
3 2 (4.17%) STL
3 2 (4.17%) HTML
4 1 (2.08%) Web Services
4 1 (2.08%) EDI
4 1 (2.08%) HTML5
4 1 (2.08%) CSS3
4 1 (2.08%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.17%) Firmware
2 2 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.08%) SCORM
3 1 (2.08%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.08%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.25%) Windows 2000
4 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.08%) UNIX
5 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Test Management
2 8 (16.67%) TDD
3 7 (14.58%) Software Testing
3 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
4 6 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 6 (12.50%) Scrum
5 5 (10.42%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.33%) Regression Testing
6 4 (8.33%) DevOps
7 3 (6.25%) Product Management
7 3 (6.25%) Service Management
7 3 (6.25%) Automated Testing
7 3 (6.25%) Test Scripting
8 2 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.17%) Web Testing
8 2 (4.17%) Performance Management
8 2 (4.17%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.17%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) C++
2 4 (8.33%) SQL
3 3 (6.25%) C#
3 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.17%) Embedded C++
4 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.17%) C
4 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.08%) Python
5 1 (2.08%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.08%) Java
5 1 (2.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) VCP4
3 1 (2.08%) VCP5
3 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.08%) MCSE
3 1 (2.08%) CCNA
3 1 (2.08%) ISEB
3 1 (2.08%) CISSP
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.08%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.08%) MCITP
3 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) vSphere
2 1 (2.08%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.17%) CA Wily
3 1 (2.08%) Netcool
3 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) Citrix
2 3 (6.25%) Altiris
3 2 (4.17%) Google
3 2 (4.17%) CA
4 1 (2.08%) NetApp
4 1 (2.08%) Reuters
4 1 (2.08%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.08%) Symantec
4 1 (2.08%) VMware
4 1 (2.08%) HP
4 1 (2.08%) Dell
4 1 (2.08%) EMC