The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 98 110 97
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 24 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.91% 0.24% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.34% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 7
Average daily rate
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£236 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.88% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £345 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £40.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +6.57%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1964 1772 1664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 74.14% 70.71% 65.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1051 884 783
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 56
Average hourly rate £28.75 £19.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.31% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £34.00 £40.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
Integration Testing
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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 9 July 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 9 July 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 -3 18 £236 -37.06%
Glasgow +6 4 - - 1
Renfrewshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
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Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 25 (51.02%) Finance
2 18 (36.73%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (20.41%) SQL
3 10 (20.41%) Windows
3 10 (20.41%) Test Management
4 9 (18.37%) Java
5 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (16.33%) C#
5 8 (16.33%) Scrum
6 7 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (12.24%) Actuate
7 6 (12.24%) Performance Testing
7 6 (12.24%) TDD
7 6 (12.24%) Banking
8 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (10.20%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (10.20%) Citrix
8 5 (10.20%) UNIX
8 5 (10.20%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
9 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
9 4 (8.16%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
9 4 (8.16%) DevOps
9 4 (8.16%) Mainframe
9 4 (8.16%) Windows XP
9 4 (8.16%) DHCP
9 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
9 4 (8.16%) Microsoft

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 (4.08%) IIS
1 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 18 (36.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (8.16%) DHCP
2 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.08%) Wireless
4 1 (2.04%) SAN
4 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) JIRA
2 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.08%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.08%) Introscope
2 2 (4.08%) StarTeam
2 2 (4.08%) Selenium
General
1 25 (51.02%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Developer
2 9 (18.37%) Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Consultant
4 6 (12.24%) Test Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Report Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Mainframe Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Storage Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Release Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Citrix Server Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Designer
7 2 (4.08%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.08%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) Java EE
2 3 (6.12%) Application Packaging
2 3 (6.12%) .NET
3 2 (4.08%) Drools
3 2 (4.08%) Middleware
3 2 (4.08%) SOAP
3 2 (4.08%) Web Services
3 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.08%) jQuery
4 1 (2.04%) EDI
4 1 (2.04%) HTML
4 1 (2.04%) CSS
4 1 (2.04%) HTML5
4 1 (2.04%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.04%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.08%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.04%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Windows
2 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (10.20%) UNIX
5 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.16%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.12%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Test Management
2 8 (16.33%) Scrum
3 7 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 6 (12.24%) Performance Testing
4 6 (12.24%) TDD
5 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.20%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (8.16%) DevOps
6 4 (8.16%) Test Scripting
6 4 (8.16%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (6.12%) SOA
7 3 (6.12%) ITIL
7 3 (6.12%) Service Management
7 3 (6.12%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.12%) Product Management
8 2 (4.08%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.08%) BDD
8 2 (4.08%) Agile Testing
8 2 (4.08%) Test Strategy
8 2 (4.08%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) SQL
2 9 (18.37%) Java
3 8 (16.33%) C#
4 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.08%) Embedded C++
5 2 (4.08%) C
5 2 (4.08%) C++
6 1 (2.04%) Python
6 1 (2.04%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.04%) MCITP
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) MCSE
3 1 (2.04%) CCNA
3 1 (2.04%) CISSP
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.04%) VCP4
3 1 (2.04%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) vSphere
2 1 (2.04%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.08%) CA Wily
2 2 (4.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.04%) Netcool
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Actuate
2 5 (10.20%) Citrix
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.12%) Altiris
5 2 (4.08%) Borland
5 2 (4.08%) CA
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle
5 2 (4.08%) JBoss
6 1 (2.04%) VMware
6 1 (2.04%) HP
6 1 (2.04%) Dell
6 1 (2.04%) EMC
6 1 (2.04%) NetApp
6 1 (2.04%) Reuters
6 1 (2.04%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.04%) Symantec