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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integration Testing
Rank 106 103 96
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 26 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.02% 0.92% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.16% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 9
Average daily rate £325 £280 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -8.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £224 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £336 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £362 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -84.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £38.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
Integration Testing
UK

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
2040 2152 1734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.06% 79.21% 74.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1093 1223 865
Average daily rate £380 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £285 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 32
Average hourly rate £33.71 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.19% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 16 £400 -
Glasgow +10 10 £270 -22.85%
Integration Testing
UK

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.08%) Finance
2 13 (27.08%) JIRA
2 13 (27.08%) Unit Testing
2 13 (27.08%) SQL
3 12 (25.00%) Scrum
3 12 (25.00%) SDLC
3 12 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 9 (18.75%) CSS
5 9 (18.75%) SOAP
5 9 (18.75%) Web Services
5 9 (18.75%) XML
5 9 (18.75%) HTTP
5 9 (18.75%) Functional Testing
5 9 (18.75%) Jenkins
6 8 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 8 (16.67%) WSDL
6 8 (16.67%) XML Schema
6 8 (16.67%) SSL
6 8 (16.67%) Oracle
6 8 (16.67%) WebSphere
7 7 (14.58%) Degree
7 7 (14.58%) .NET
7 7 (14.58%) REST
8 6 (12.50%) Node.js
8 6 (12.50%) Test Strategy
8 6 (12.50%) LESS
8 6 (12.50%) System Testing
8 6 (12.50%) iPad

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 6 (12.50%) Node.js
3 5 (10.42%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (10.42%) MQSeries
4 3 (6.25%) Apache
4 3 (6.25%) Confluence
4 3 (6.25%) JBoss
4 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.17%) IIS
6 1 (2.08%) Apache Pig
6 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.08%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) HTTP
2 8 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (2.08%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.25%) MySQL
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.08%) Big Data
4 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.08%) DB2
4 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.08%) HBase
4 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) JIRA
2 9 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 6 (12.50%) Jasmine
4 5 (10.42%) Selenium
4 5 (10.42%) WebDriver
5 3 (6.25%) Eclipse
5 3 (6.25%) JUnit
5 3 (6.25%) Maven
5 3 (6.25%) Mockito
5 3 (6.25%) NetBeans
5 3 (6.25%) Subversion
5 3 (6.25%) YouTrack
6 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.08%) Grunt
7 1 (2.08%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.08%) WinRunner
General
1 13 (27.08%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Developer
2 14 (29.17%) Analyst
3 13 (27.08%) Test Analyst
4 8 (16.67%) Integration Specialist
5 6 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (10.42%) BizTalk Developer
6 5 (10.42%) WebSphere Specialist
7 4 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 4 (8.33%) QA Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Java Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Tester
9 2 (4.17%) Banking Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Environment Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Integration Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Test Environment Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) CSS
1 9 (18.75%) SOAP
1 9 (18.75%) Web Services
1 9 (18.75%) XML
2 8 (16.67%) WSDL
2 8 (16.67%) XML Schema
3 7 (14.58%) .NET
3 7 (14.58%) REST
4 6 (12.50%) hapi
4 6 (12.50%) LESS
4 6 (12.50%) Middleware
4 6 (12.50%) React
4 6 (12.50%) RefluxJS
5 5 (10.42%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (8.33%) Java EE
7 3 (6.25%) JSF
7 3 (6.25%) JSTL
7 3 (6.25%) Spring
7 3 (6.25%) Spring MVC
7 3 (6.25%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) iPad
2 5 (10.42%) VLE
3 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.17%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) Clustering
5 1 (2.08%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Linux
3 3 (6.25%) Unix
4 1 (2.08%) Android
4 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.08%) Unit Testing
3 12 (25.00%) Scrum
3 12 (25.00%) SDLC
3 12 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 9 (18.75%) Functional Testing
5 8 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (12.50%) Change Management
6 6 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 6 (12.50%) System Testing
6 6 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 6 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 5 (10.42%) Automated Testing
7 5 (10.42%) ETL
7 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
7 5 (10.42%) Release Management
7 5 (10.42%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
8 4 (8.33%) Software Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) SQL
2 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
3 6 (12.50%) C#
3 6 (12.50%) ES6
3 6 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.08%) C
4 1 (2.08%) JSX
4 1 (2.08%) Perl
4 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.08%) Python
4 1 (2.08%) RPG
4 1 (2.08%) RPG IV
4 1 (2.08%) Ruby
4 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (2.08%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
2 3 (6.25%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.08%) COBIT
3 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.08%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.17%) vCloud
3 1 (2.08%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.08%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.25%) Cognizant
3 3 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (2.08%) HP
4 1 (2.08%) IBM
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.08%) Veeam