The table below looks at the statistics for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough 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 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 31 28 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 6 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.03% 2.27% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 3.41% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £275 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £275 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
228 176 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 77.29% 66.67% 67.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 100 60
Average daily rate £330 £400 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 10
Average hourly rate £23.50 £37.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.33% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £30.00 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Integration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Integration Testing across the Slough region.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Integration Testing across the Slough region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Integration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing across the Slough region.

Integration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Ruby
3 3 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Smart Meter
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (22.22%) LAMP
4 2 (22.22%) QA
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) UMTS
5 1 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) FTP
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) DNS
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) IPv6
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Java

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) UMTS
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) FTP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) IPv6
2 1 (11.11%) 3G
2 1 (11.11%) MPLS
2 1 (11.11%) BGP
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) ZigBee
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (11.11%) HSPA
2 1 (11.11%) LTE
2 1 (11.11%) 4G
2 1 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (11.11%) GPRS
2 1 (11.11%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) LabVIEW
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Web Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP BW Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (22.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Smart Meter
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Handset
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) V-Model
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Code Coverage
4 1 (11.11%) Network Design
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Perl
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
1 3 (33.33%) Python
1 3 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (11.11%) PMP
3 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) SAP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco
1 1 (11.11%) HP
1 1 (11.11%) Ericsson
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
1 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
1 1 (11.11%) Agilent
1 1 (11.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 1 (11.11%) F5