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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 37 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.05% - 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% - 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£375 - £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +9.45%
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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
227 170 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 79.37% 65.89% 70.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 98 65
Average daily rate £340 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +200.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £26.80 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
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 19 September 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 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Ruby
2 3 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (33.33%) LAMP
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) UMTS
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Network Design
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) V-Model
4 1 (16.67%) HSPA
4 1 (16.67%) LTE
4 1 (16.67%) Smart Meter
4 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) UMTS
2 1 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (16.67%) HSPA
2 1 (16.67%) LTE
2 1 (16.67%) 4G
2 1 (16.67%) ZigBee
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) FTP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) IPv6
2 1 (16.67%) 3G
2 1 (16.67%) GPRS
2 1 (16.67%) GSM
2 1 (16.67%) 3GPP
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Web Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (33.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Smart Meter
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Network Design
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) V-Model
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Use Case
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITSM
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Python
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (16.67%) PMP
2 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Ericsson
1 1 (16.67%) Agilent